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Completion of the Eastern Asia earthquake and volcanic hazards information map – Phys.Org

March 27, 2017 |

Completion of the Eastern Asia earthquake and volcanic hazards information mapPhys.OrgEastern Asia covering countries like Japan, Indonesia and the Philippines is one of the regions of the world most frequently struck by large-scale natural disasters such as earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, … Read More

New study says Alpine Fault quake interval shorter than thought … – Taranaki Daily News

March 10, 2017 |

New study says Alpine Fault quake interval shorter than thought …Taranaki Daily NewsThere’s a 30 per cent chance of a major Alpine Fault quake in the next 50 years.

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What are the chances of a major earthquake in Southern California? – OCRegister

March 10, 2017 |

What are the chances of a major earthquake in Southern California?OCRegisterThe U.S. Geological Survey earthquake forecast maps show the risk of human-activity-induced earthquakes in Oklahoma are now as high as natural occurring earthquakes in California. Before 2016, the USGS maps … Read More

New study says Alpine Fault quake interval shorter than thought – Stuff – Stuff.co.nz

March 6, 2017 |

New study says Alpine Fault quake interval shorter than thought – StuffStuff.co.nzThere’s a 30 per cent chance of a major Alpine Fault quake in the next 50 years.

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2017 Earthquake Forecast Highlights California’s Risk – Patch.com

March 6, 2017 |

2017 Earthquake Forecast Highlights California’s RiskPatch.com“The forecasted chance of damaging ground shaking in central Oklahoma is similar to that of natural earthquakes in high-hazard areas of California,” the USGS said. Petersen told the Associated Press that the area of California … Read More

NOVA scientist: Seattle is more naturally dangerous than San Francisco – SFGate

March 3, 2017 |

NOVA scientist: Seattle is more naturally dangerous than San FranciscoSFGateTsunamis and seiches. Tsunamis in Seattle are rare, but potentially catastrophic. They’re most often caused by earthquakes and landslides. A Pacific Ocean tsunami doesn’t pose a major threat, because Puget Sound’s … Read More

Earthquake shakes northern Zambia – www.worldbulletin.net

March 1, 2017 |

Earthquake shakes northern Zambiawww.worldbulletin.netPatrick Kangwa, the national coordinator of the Disaster Management and Mitigation Unit, told journalists that experts have been dispatched to the affected areas to assess the extent of the damage. Related quake zambia. Legal Notice: Copyright, trade … Read More

Warning issued vs ‘Big One’ news – Philippine Star

February 27, 2017 |

Warning issued vs ‘Big One’ newsPhilippine StarWe cannot predict when or where an earthquake will happen. There is no reliable technology in the world that can confidently predict the date, time and location of large earthquakes, said the agency. What … Read More

Earthquake in Manipur: 5.2 magnitude tremors jolt Singngat, adjoining regions – India.com

February 27, 2017 |

Earthquake in Manipur: 5.2 magnitude tremors jolt Singngat, adjoining regionsIndia.comSingngat, Feb 24: An earthquake of light-to-moderate intensity was felt in Manipur on Thursday. The magnitude of the earthquake measures 5.2 on richter scale, Press Trust of India reported, citing Ministry … Read More

Earl Bardsley and Adrian Pittari: Risk of natural hazards should be built into our decisions – New Zealand Herald

February 21, 2017 |

Earl Bardsley and Adrian Pittari: Risk of natural hazards should be built into our decisionsNew Zealand HeraldThe November 14 Kaikoura earthquake and its widespread damage is a reminder that nature imposes a running cost on all our infrastructure. There are … Read More