Earthquakes

Powerful 7.5-magnitude Quake Hits Eastern Ecuador

There were no immediate reports of casualties.
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How Unicef Sends Lifesaving Supplies Anywhere In The World Within 48 Hours

In the world’s largest humanitarian warehouse, robots and humans are ready to dispatch virtually anything to anywhere, from dignity kits to a giant school-in-a-box. When the earthquake hit Nepal in 2015, a phone rang in a nondescript...

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Japan Wants To Boost The Use Of Electric Vehicles As A Power Source During Natural Disasters

Japan, a country which frequently suffers natural calamities such as tsunamis, typhoons, and earthquakes—which can often paralyze energy supplies—is looking to further harness the power of batteries used in electric vehicles (EVs) during such...
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Volcanoes National Park Re-opens Two Trails

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park announced Tuesday that it has reopened two trails that closed last year after sustaining damages from earthquakes.  Two sections of the Kau Desert Trail — a 7.3-mile portion stretching from Highway 11 to the Kaaha...
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Mountains Bigger Than Everest Deep Inside Earth Revealed By Scientists

The second largest earthquake on record allowed scientists to glimpse into the terrain under the planet’s surface, revealing peaks higher than the Himalayas.
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Powerful 6.4-magnitude Quake Strikes Papua New Guinea - Usgs

The country is located in the so-called Ring of Fire where a large number of earthquakes and volcanic eruptions occur.
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Study Of Decades-old Earthquake Data Reveals Mountains Hundreds Of Kilometers Underground

Back in 1994, a massive earthquake happened in Bolivia. That earthquake occurred on June 9, 1994, and registered a massive 8.2 magnitude, and was so powerful that shocks were felt as far away as Canada. Earthquakes of that magnitude are very rare,...

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Why Californians Are Fleeing The State

More and more Californians are considering fleeing the Golden State, and this is not the result of recent wildfires or earthquakes. In fact, high costs of living and housing prices seem to be...

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Indonesia's Devastating 2018 Earthquake Was A Rare Supershear, Ucla Study Finds

The devastating 7.5 magnitude earthquake that struck the Indonesian island of Sulawesi last September was a rare 'supershear' earthquake, according to a study led by UCLA researchers. Only a dozen supershear quakes have been identified in the past...

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How Iran’s Islamic Revolution Is Still Shaping The Middle East

By Kay Armin Serjoie and Marc Jourdier | – Tehran (AFP) – The victory of the Islamic Revolution in Iran was an earthquake that upended the political order in the Middle East, and the aftershocks are still being felt 40 years later....
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‘this Is An Earthquake’: Virginia Gop Celebrates Dems’ Implosion

RICHMOND, Va. — Democrats have grown bullish the past few election cycles about putting leftward-shifting Virginia permanently in their column. Then this week happened.The scandals that engulfed the state government’s top three leaders have...

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Journo On Thai Princess Running For Pm: 'we're Entering An Uncharted Territory'

Traditionally the Thai royal family is known to publicly stay out of the country’s politics. However, an unprecedented move by one royal member has created a political earthquake in the Southeast Asian nation. Sputnik spoke about it journalist...

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Philippines Hit By Powerful 6.1 Earthquake - Usgs

According to reports, the quake hit the eastern part of the archipelago on Friday, with different media outlets reporting various magnitudes of the earthquake, ranging from 5.9 to 6.1.
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Deep Sea Reveals Linkage Between Earthquake And Carbon Cycle

An international team led by the Innsbruck geologists Arata Kioka, Tobias Schwestermann, Jasper Moernaut, and Michael Strasser could quantify for the first time the entire trench-wide volume of marine sediments that were remobilized by the magnitude...
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New Mermaid Tech Will Help Geoscientists Discover The Inside Of Planet Earth

Most of the ocean floor is inaccessible to seismologists. Much can be learned about the inside of Earth by listening to earthquakes. Ingenious new floating sensors are changing the ocean seismology game. NoneThey're called MERMAIDs. They're drifting...
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Dark Fiber Lays Groundwork For Long-distance Earthquake Detection And Groundwater Mapping

Researchers have turned parts of a 13,000-mile-long testbed of 'dark fiber', unused fiber-optic cable, owned by the DOE Energy Sciences Network (ESnet), into a highly sensitive seismic activity sensor that could potentially augment the performance...

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Economic Tsunami Coming As Europe, China Fail To Save Iran’s Mullahs

Tsunamis can cause death and devastation as has become painfully clear over the past two decades. Earthquakes, like the recent Haitian and Chilean monsters, are not subtle events. They flatten buildings, crush houses, and turn infrastructure into...
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Deadly Indonesian Quake Was A Rare ‘superfast’ Event

Last September’s major earthquake near Palu City on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi was a rare supershear event, a new study has found. Fewer than 15 of these superfast-moving, extra-powerful earthquakes have ever been identified. In these...

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2018 Palu Earthquake Was Rare Ultra-powerful Supershear Event

The Indonesian earthquake that impacted Sulawesi island in September 2018 was a rare ultra-powerful, superfast supershear event, according to new research out of NASA, UCLA, and more. The 7.5-magnitude earthquake caused an unexpected tsunami, the...
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Earthquake With Magnitude 7.5 In Indonesia: An Unusual And Steady Speed

Earthquakes happen when rocks on either side of a tectonic fault shift suddenly in opposite directions. Two main seismic waves that carry shaking out of a breaking fault are "S" waves, which shear rocks and propagate at about 3.5 km/s, and "P"...

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