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Researchers solve seismic mystery that shook central Alberta communities  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
Icequakes created by a unique combination of weather and buckling lake ice—not earthquakes—caused the tremors that damaged homes and properties in several central Alberta communities last New Year's Day, according... more
After quakes and flooding, Japan picks 'disaster' as 2018 symbol  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
Japan on Wednesday selected the Chinese character for "disaster" as its "defining symbol" for 2018, a year that saw the country hit by deadly floods, earthquakes and storms. more
Historic earthquakes test Indonesia's seismic hazard assessment  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
Using data gleaned from historical reports, researchers have now identified the sources of some of the most destructive Indonesian earthquakes in Java, Bali and Nusa Tenggara, using these data to independently test how well... more
Historic earthquakes test Indonesia's seismic hazard assessment  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
Using data gleaned from historical reports, researchers have now identified the sources of some of the most destructive Indonesian earthquakes in Java, Bali and Nusa Tenggara, using these data to independently test how well... more
The 2018 rift eruption and summit collapse of Kilauea Volcano  Science Magazine · 6 days
In 2018, Kīlauea Volcano experienced its largest lower East Rift Zone (LERZ) eruption and caldera collapse in at least 200 years. After collapse of the Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō vent... more
Alaska earthquakes offer new insight into improving hazard assessment  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
Earthquake hazard assessment often overlooks intra-slab earthquakes. EarthScope Transportable Array data for the 2016 Iniskin and Nov. 30, 2018 Anchorage earthquakes in Alaska offer new insight into potential causes of... more
Alaska earthquakes offer new insight into improving hazard assessment  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
The 2016 Iniskin earthquake (magnitude 7.1) that shook Anchorage, Alaska, was captured by the seismometers of the EarthScope Transportable Array. This data is helping Geoff Abers, a professor at Cornell... more
Alaska surveys damage from major earthquakes  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Chris Riekena was driving his 7-year-old son to school when his car started acting up. As he pulled over, he realized the problem wasn't his car—it was a huge earthquake. more
A 7.0-Magnitude Earthquake Just Shook Alaska  LIVE SCIENCE · 2 weeks
The earthquake struck 8 miles (13 kilometers) north of Anchorage, prompting a tsunami warning. more
VitalTag to give vital information in mass casualty incidents  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
When mass casualty incidents occur—shootings, earthquakes, multiple car pile ups—first responders can easily be overwhelmed by the sheer number of victims. When every second counts, monitoring all the victims in... more
6.4-magnitude earthquake hits western Iran: Iran institute  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
A strong 6.4-magnitude earthquake hit Iran's western province of Kermanshah late Sunday, Iran's institute of geophysics said. more
Huge quake edges New Zealand islands closer together  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
A destructive earthquake that struck New Zealand two years ago has left its two main islands edging towards each other, and one city sinking, according to scientists. more
What a sinking island can tell us about sea-level change and earthquakes  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
One of the most striking features of Santa Catalina Island, southwest of Los Angeles, is an absence. Unlike much of the California coast and... more
Oil extraction likely triggered mid-century earthquakes in L.A.  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
World War II-era oil pumping under Los Angeles likely triggered a rash of mid-sized earthquakes in the 1930s and 1940s, potentially leading seismologists to overestimate the earthquake potential in the region, according... more
Computer scientists use artificial intelligence to boost an earthquake physics simulator  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
A team of researchers from the Earthquake Research Institute, Department of Civil Engineering and Information Technology Center at the University of Tokyo, and the RIKEN Center... more
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