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Seismo-geodetic network to monitor Guerrero seismic gap – Mexico News Daily

November 22, 2017 |

Seismo-geodetic network to monitor Guerrero seismic gapMexico News DailyScientists from Mexico and Japan have collaborated to develop a new network to monitor the Guerrero seismic gap, where a significant earthquake is probable.

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Finding Fault(s): Geologists Keep Finding More Nearby Earthquake Makers – KUOW News and Information

November 22, 2017 |

Finding Fault(s): Geologists Keep Finding More Nearby Earthquake MakersKUOW News and Information“Several of these faults are actually probably more of a hazard than the Cascadia subduction zone because they are closer to the population centers, Schermer said. We think they … Read More

What If a 9.0-Magnitude Earthquake Hit Seattle? – Live Science – Live Science

November 21, 2017 |

What If a 9.0-Magnitude Earthquake Hit Seattle? – Live ScienceLive ScienceHow will cities like Seattle and Portland, Oregon, weather a magnitude 9.0 earthquake? Experts ran 50 supercomputer simulations to find out.

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At least 328 killed in Iran-Iraq: Why Iran is vulnerable to earthquakes – Hindustan Times

November 21, 2017 |

At least 328 killed in Iran-Iraq: Why Iran is vulnerable to earthquakesHindustan TimesIran is located in the active Alpine-Himalayan seismic belt and has experienced more than 130 strong earthquakes with magnitude of 7.5 or more in the past centuries, according … Read More

One killed, dozens of buildings damaged in strong earthquake in … – Xinhua

November 7, 2017 |

One killed, dozens of buildings damaged in strong earthquake in …XinhuaJAKARTA, Nov. 4 (Xinhua) — One person died and dozens of buildings were damaged in the latest powerful earthquake in Maluku province in Indonesia, local …

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Workshop focuses on mitigation of hazards in the event of mega earthquake – The Shillong Times

October 31, 2017 |

Workshop focuses on mitigation of hazards in the event of mega earthquakeThe Shillong TimesSHILLONG: A one-day stakeholder workshop on development and implementation of a real-time Earthquake Loss Information System for Shillong (ELISA) which was held on Monday at the State … Read More

An Earthquake Measuring 4.6 on Richter Scale was Registered in Bodrum, Turkey – Novinite.com

October 26, 2017 |

An Earthquake Measuring 4.6 on Richter Scale was Registered in Bodrum, TurkeyNovinite.comAn earthquake of magnitude 4.6 on the Richter scale was recorded today in Bodrum, Mugla County, Western Turkey, Turkish NTV reported, citing the government’s Disaster and Emergency Management Directorate. … Read More

Experts suggest early quake warning system in city – The Shillong Times

October 20, 2017 |

Experts suggest early quake warning system in cityThe Shillong TimesDominik Lang, Earthquake Hazard and Risk at Norwegian Seismic Array (NORSAR) in Norway, said, Some of the faults have never created a bigger earthquake in our lifetime but history shows that … Read More

On the Road: How to handle earthquakes while behind the wheel – Press-Enterprise

October 20, 2017 |

On the Road: How to handle earthquakes while behind the wheelPress-EnterpriseMost California youths are taught in school what to do when you’re inside and an earthquake strikes (remember drop, cover and hold on?). What about if you’re driving and the … Read More

New drone-based approach to detecting structural damage during extreme events such as earthquakes – Phys.Org

August 29, 2017 |

New drone-based approach to detecting structural damage during extreme events such as earthquakesPhys.OrgThe digital record on the condition of buildings as they exist today provides a baseline for comparison in the future as a building ages, or in the case … Read More