Category: "Earthquake special reports"
Earthquake faults come in very different flavors. No, we are not talking about the classic distinction based on the direction of movement of the two flanks of a fault, like a normal, a thrust or a stike slip fault. When he is talking about different… more »
It is not for naught that we call the Hayward Fault a "tectonic timebomb in our backyard". Almost 150 years have passed since the last major earthquake rattled the fault itself and, in fact, the entire San Francisco Bay Area. It was in October 1868 when… more »
At the beginning of the 1900s, Enrico Caruso had already become a legend in music. The Italian tenor had taken the world of opera by storm with his elegant performances on the stages of the most famous opera houses in Europe. Hence it was not surprising… more »
The complex Ring of Fire around the Pacific Ocean. The two red stars mark the locations of the recent earthquakes in Japan and Ecuador. Modified after USGS. In his 1963 hit song "The Ring of Fire" Johnny Cash sang prosaically about love and how it… more »
Do you know that you have a treasure trove in your pocket? Well, most of you at least, except for the very few who do not carry a smartphone. The blogger is not talking about some treasure for questionable marketing purposes, where unknown cyberforces… more »