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10 December, 2019

What is ‘slow earthquakes’ relationship to regular ones and the conditions that give rise to these events

By |2019-12-10T18:25:59+00:00December 10th, 2019|Related News|

Better earthquake-detection instruments revealed that there is a whole range of slip speeds in between. These are known as slow earthquakes and can last days, months or sometimes even years.
Dr. Ake Fagereng, a geologist at Cardiff University in the UK said “there are still many questions […]

4 December, 2019

how an earthquake could devastate a Vancouver elementary school

By |2019-12-04T18:36:11+00:00December 4th, 2019|Related News|

A picture is worth a thousand words. Seismic engineers and psychologists from UBC teamed up with a visual artist to create an image of a Vancouver elementary school after a major earthquake.

For more info, please read the original article by Vancouver Is Awesome:
https://www.vancouverisawesome.com/2019/12/03/vancouver-earthquake-elementary-school/

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27 November, 2019

A powerful undersea earthquake has shaken the Greek island of Crete

By |2019-11-27T21:04:43+00:00November 27th, 2019|Related News|

: A 6.0 magnitude earthquake hit Wednesday morning the Greek Island of Crete. There were no immediate reports of damage.

For more info, please read the original article by The Evening Standard:
https://www.standard.co.uk/news/world/crete-shaken-by-earthquake-as-third-tremor-hits-europe-in-just-two-days-a4297676.html

22 November, 2019

An earthquake safety revolution is spreading along the streets and back alleys of Los Angeles

By |2019-11-22T19:52:34+00:00November 22nd, 2019|Related News|

According to the LA Times, 27% of Los Angeles’ 11,400 dangerous wood-frame apartments are retrofitted to better resist earthquakes. There are still more than 8,000 soft-story apartment buildings that need to be retrofitted across the city.

For more info, please read the original article by LA Times:
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20 November, 2019

6.3 magnitude earthquake hit Chiapas, Mexico

By |2019-11-20T17:46:01+00:00November 20th, 2019|Related News|

At 8:27 p.m. a massive 6.3 magnitude earthquake hit the state of Chiapas. No information was available about the extent of damages and injuries.

For more info, please read the original article by Ibtimes.com:
https://www.ibtimes.com/chiapas-mexico-earthquake-63-magnitude-quake-strikes-near-puerto-madero-el-salvador-2869860

18 November, 2019

The Philippines has been hit by a colossal 5.9 magnitude earthquake

By |2019-11-18T18:38:08+00:00November 18th, 2019|Related News|

The Philippines has been hit by a colossal 5.9 magnitude earthquake in the latest to hit the Ring of Fire. The earthquake hit approximately 92km (56 miles) from the city of Davao.

For more info, please read the original article by Express UK:
https://www.express.co.uk/news/world/1205958/Philippines-earthquake-latest-magnitude-USGS-Dancagan-Mindanao

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14 November, 2019

Ridgecrest earthquakes ruptured on 24 faults.

By |2019-11-14T17:19:36+00:00November 14th, 2019|Related News|

New research shows the Ridgecrest earthquakes that happen in July ruptured at least twenty-four faults. It’s the latest evidence of how small faults can join together to produce a large earthquake, and how those quakes can cover a wider area than expected.

For more info, please read the original […]

12 November, 2019

A swarm of small earthquakes has struck near the California-Mexico border

By |2019-11-12T18:25:57+00:00November 12th, 2019|Related News|

A swarm of earthquakes started on Monday at 6:07 p.m. near the California-Mexico border. There were 18 aftershocks within the first two hours, Caltech seismologist Egill Hauksson said. By Tuesday morning, there had been dozens of aftershocks, including a magnitude 3.3 quake that hit just before 2 a.m.

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