Category: "Earthquake special reports"
Figure captions: Photo: A singularity of destruction in a sea of normalcy: The collapsed Weiguan Jinlong residential building in Tainan after the 6.4 earthquake. (Photo: Taipei Times) Map: Complex plate tectonics under Taiwan. The red star depicts the… more »
It does not happen very often, that scientists are invited to the White House. Of course, once you've received a Nobel Prize, every president is happy to pose with you for a photo opportunity. Or you may have achieved something special in your research,… more »
North Korea's nuclear test site Punggye Ri is shown as a red star in this map of East Asia. The seismograms in the other figure were recorded at seismic station MDJ in China, shown as a yellow marker north of the test site. Source: BGR, Germany… more »
Less damage - but widely felt When two earthquakes with magnitudes of 7.6 struck the Latin American country of Peru on Tuesday evening (local time) within five minutes of each other, one had to fear for the worst. After all, in contrast to its southern… more »