Monthly Archives: May 2019

31 May, 2019

A weak earthquake hit on Wednesday night, SERVES as a reminder we have other faults besides the San Andreas fault to worry about

By |2019-05-31T18:55:40+00:00May 31st, 2019|Related News|

As most people don’t know, Southern California has other faults besides The San Andreas fault. On Wednesday night a weak earthquake was felt across the Los Angeles Basin, from Santa Monica to Long Beach. It occurred at 10:40 pm, the epic center was close to the Newport-Inglewood/Rose Canyon fault system […]

31 May, 2019

Characterizing large earthquakes before rupture is complete

By |2019-05-31T18:53:57+00:00May 31st, 2019|Related News|

In a study published on Wednesday in Science Advances, “Characterizing large earthquakes before rupture is complete” Diego Melgar and Gavin Hayes said the final magnitude of an earthquake could be determined in as little as 10 to 15 seconds after it begins. It this is true; it would give more […]

31 May, 2019

El Salvador hit with a earthquake early, Thursday morning

By |2019-05-31T18:51:37+00:00May 31st, 2019|Related News|

An earthquake in El Salvador hit early Thursday morning with residents running out of their homes. The earthquake was a preliminary magnitude of 6.6. Authorities said, a small tsunami was possible but didn’t occur. No reports of serious damage of injuries.

For more info, please read the original article […]

28 May, 2019

An 8.0 magnitude earthquake strikes in Peru’s Jungle

By |2019-05-28T18:13:57+00:00May 28th, 2019|Related News|

On early Sunday morning northern Peru was hit with an 8.0 magnitude earthquake killing one man and causing several injuries. The earthquake was centered in the remote area of the amazon jungle.

For more info, please read the original article by Gizmodo.com:
https://gizmodo.com/powerful-earthquake-strikes-miles-below-amazon-rainfore-1835049463

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24 May, 2019

The 1959 Yellowstone earthquake had aftershocks in 2017-2018

By |2019-05-24T17:19:03+00:00May 24th, 2019|Related News|

According to a study published in Geophysical Research Letters by University of Utah Guanning Pang and Keith Koper the earthquake that happen in 1959 had aftershocks in Yellowstone between 2017 and 2018. They also mentioned that these kinds of earthquake are very common.

For more info, please read the […]

23 May, 2019

Earthquake scientists are keeping close watch on the dozens of tremors along the coast

By |2019-05-23T18:15:11+00:00May 23rd, 2019|Related News|

Many tiny tremors are a reminder to people in Ocean Shores that a big earthquake can cause a tsunami. A lot pf people who live there and visit there say they have that in mine, what would they do if a tsunami happens? A big earthquake off the coast could […]

17 May, 2019

Soft-Story Apartment Building Earthquake Retrofit Seminar in Beverly Hills May 20th

By |2019-08-02T18:49:34+00:00May 17th, 2019|Earthquake Retrofit, Earthquake Retrofits|

Newly Passed Earthquake Retrofitting Ordinance in Beverly Hills to be Discussed

Los Angeles, California — May 16, 2019 — The Apartment Association of Greater Los Angeles (AAGLA, www.aagla.org) and The Beverly Hills/ Greater Los Angeles Association of Realtors (GLAAR,www.bhglaar.com) in cooperation with Optimum […]

16 May, 2019

Who wants to have a sign on their building that says, you know, this building is unsafe?

By |2019-05-16T19:34:55+00:00May 16th, 2019|Related News|

A judge in Oregon will decide if the ordinance is legal as early as this week. The ordinance will force property owners to put up a sign saying their building is unsafe in case of a major earthquake in the city of Oregon. Jim Atwood, a property manager said, “The […]

14 May, 2019

7.5 Earthquake Hits in Papua New Guinea

By |2019-05-14T19:03:26+00:00May 14th, 2019|Related News|

A massive 7.5 magnitude earthquake hit Papua New Guinea. It caused a tsunami alert that was later cancelled. Many residents reported their homes shaking, rattled furniture, and knocked items off the shelves. This comes after the 7.2 earthquake that hit Papua New Guinea on May 7th.

For more info, […]

10 May, 2019

Japan hit with a 6.3 magnitude earthquake

By |2019-05-10T17:30:46+00:00May 10th, 2019|Related News|

An earthquake hit near Miyazaki, Japan at 8:48 a.m. Friday morning. The Japan Times reported that Kyushu Electric Power Co. says no abnormalities were reported. No tsunami warning has been issued.

For more info, please read the original article by Fox News:
https://www.foxnews.com/world/magnitude-6-3-earthquake-hits-city-in-southwest-japan

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