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Agency takes tectonics study to earthquake-prone Alaska – KRQE News 13

June 13, 2017 |

Agency takes tectonics study to earthquake-prone AlaskaKRQE News 13When the magnitude 9.2 Great Alaska Earthquake ripped through the state in 1964, there were two seismometers in Alaska. At the end of this summer, there will be 260, swathing the state … Read More

Deep in a South African gold mine, scientists drill for the heart of an earthquake – Science Magazine

June 5, 2017 |

Deep in a South African gold mine, scientists drill for the heart of an earthquakeScience MagazineIt’s no easy feat to drill into the faults that cause earthquakes. Intercepting such active ruptures, which are buried kilometers beneath the surface, requires specialized … Read More

Plans to install quake monitoring equipment in 400 Wellington – Stuff – Stuff.co.nz

May 9, 2017 |

Plans to install quake monitoring equipment in 400 Wellington – StuffStuff.co.nzWellington plans to lead the world on city-wide earthquake monitoring.

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HVO Digitizes Earthquake Records | Big Island Now – Big Island Now

May 8, 2017 |

HVO Digitizes Earthquake Records | Big Island NowBig Island NowHawaiian Volcano Observatory has transformed stacks of paper earthquake records into digital squiggles.

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Mexico: Lessons from 1985 earthquake – ReliefWeb

April 19, 2017 |

Mexico: Lessons from 1985 earthquakeReliefWebSASMEX: the Seismic Alert System of Mexico comprises more than 8200 seismic sensors located in the most active earthquake zone that runs between Jalisco, Michoacn, Guerrero, Oaxaca and Mexico City. An essential part of the system, … Read More

Earthquake warning system takes step forward; still underfunded – MyNorthwest.com

April 19, 2017 |

Earthquake warning system takes step forward; still underfundedMyNorthwest.comSeismologist, Dr. Lucy Jones, who retired from the USGS, describes how an early warning system would provide advance warning of an earthquake, at a news conference at the California Institute of Technology in … Read More

Kaikoura quake records strongest ground shaking in NZ history – The Press

April 10, 2017 |

Kaikoura quake records strongest ground shaking in NZ historyThe PressThe Kaikoura quake produced the strongest ground shaking ever recorded for an earthquake in New Zealand, a new study has found. GNS seismologist and the lead author of a new study … Read More

Earthquake detected in southeast Ohio – WHIO.com – WHIO

April 4, 2017 |

Earthquake detected in southeast Ohio – WHIO.comWHIOA federal agency says a small earthquake has been detected in southeast Ohio near the stat.

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Researchers have dramatically underestimated the risk of earthquakes: Shocking new study finds ruptures travel far … – Daily Mail

March 27, 2017 |

Researchers have dramatically underestimated the risk of earthquakes: Shocking new study finds ruptures travel far …Daily MailThe main trunk railway line north of Kaikoura, New Zealand after the November 14, 2016 earthquake. The 7.5 magnitude earthquake struck 20km south-east of … Read More

VIDEO: WSDOT building world’s first flexible bridge – Equipment World Magazine

March 14, 2017 |

VIDEO: WSDOT building world’s first flexible bridgeEquipment World MagazineThe Washington State Department of Transportation is building an offramp from Highway 99 to South Dearborn Street in Seattle that has a flexible column designed to sustain so little damage in an … Read More