Category: "Earthquake special reports"
One can hardly phrase it more carefully than that: "Unusual Seismic Event in North Korea". This description of what is without a doubt the fifth test of a nuclear weapon by the reclusive, authoritarian regime of Kim Jong-un in North Korea was seen on… more »
The earthquake that rattled at least seven mid-western states on Saturday morning was a stark reminder that a new type of seismic hazard exists, which is associated with human activity. The temblor with a magnitude of 5.8 was located near the town of… more »
As of this writing, the death toll of Wednesday's earthquake in Central Italy has risen to 280. However, rescue workers expect to find more bodies in the rubble in the three mountain communities most affected by the shaking of the magnitude 6.2 quake:… more »
The strong magnitude 6.2 earthquake that shook Central Italy around 3:30 this morning (local time) must have revived horrible memories for many people in the Rieti and Abbruzo regions about 100 miles north-northeast of Rome. Seven years ago, a temblor… more »
California is full of faults. Although this sentence is a cheap pun amongst seismologists, it was the first thing that came into the blogger's mind when he heard about the surprising temblor in Lake County on Tuesday night (August 9th) around 8 pm. With… more »