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Today (16-August-2018) at 15:53 UTC an earthquake swarm started in Torfajökull volcano. Largest earthquakes in this earthquake swarm had an magnitude of 3,8 and 3,3 at the moment other earthquakes that have happened are smaller in magnitude. Earthquake activity in … Continue reading →

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Categories: earthquakes, monitoring, swarm, torfajökull, volcano

Today (16-August-2018) a magnitude 3,5 earthquake took place in Bárðarbunga volcano. At the moment this is just a single earthquake with no aftershocks. Earthquake activity in Bárðarbunga (green star). Copyright of this image belongs to Icelandic Met Office. It is … Continue reading →

Source Feed: Iceland geology
Categories: bárðarbunga, earthquakes, monitoring, volcano

According to a news report an early result from a field study into Öræfajökull volcano eruptions in 1362 and 1727 suggest that those eruptions where possibly larger then previously thought. According to the research so far the following has been … Continue reading →

Source Feed: Iceland geology
Categories: öræfajökull, science, study, volcano

Today (11-August-2018) there has been a earthquake swarm on the Reykjanes Peninsula close to Hengill volcano (but not in that volcano system). This earthquake swarm is currently ongoing and largest earthquake so far has had a magnitude of 2,6. The … Continue reading →

Source Feed: Iceland geology
Categories: earthquakes, reykjanes, swarm

Today (9-August-2018) an earthquake activity increased in south part of Katla volcano caldera. It doesn’t appear that any earthquake in this swarm reached magnitude 2,0. Earthquake activity in south part (towards the coastline) of the caldera of Katla volcano. Copyright … Continue reading →

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Categories: earthquakes, katla / mýrdalsjökull, magma, monitoring, swarm, volcano





Earthquakes tied to a boost in oil and gas drilling are not a new phenomena in the Lone Star state.

Source Feed: Discovery News
Categories: energy, earthquakes, oil & gas, fracking, current events

The earthquakes that rattled Japan last week have nothing to do with the strong earthquake that shook Ecuador this past weekend. Continue reading →

Source Feed: Discovery News
Categories: strike slip, ring of fire, plate tectonics, love waves, japan earthquake, ecuador earthquake, earthquakes, earthquake, earth

The magnitude 7.8 temblor tumbled houses and left hundreds trapped under rubble. Continue reading →

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Categories: earth, earthquake, earthquakes, ecuador, geology, quake, south america

About 7 million Americans live in areas where there's a potential for damaging shaking from artificial seismic events.

Source Feed: Discovery News
Categories: quake, geology, gas, fracking, earthquakes, earthquake, current events, earth

Would your office building stand a chance of surviving a serious earthquake? Depending on where you live, new construction might need to defend against a violently shaking Earth.

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Categories: earthquakes, earthquake, disasters, construction, design, architecture, buildings, cities, fault lines

MATARAM, Indonesia — After a deadly earthquake devastated the Indonesian island of Lombok last weekend, Husni Handayani thought the worst was over. The powerful quake claimed hundreds of lives, wounded thousands more and displaced over 270,000 people. But it left her own home in the provincial capital, Mataram, still standing and nobody in her family was harmed. On Thursday, though, a strong aftershock shook the walls of Handayani’s kitchen, prompting the...

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KAYANGAN, Indonesia — Falling rubble instantly paralyzed Mary Andoni from the waist down when Indonesia was shaken by one of its deadliest earthquakes in years. But there was nobody in her destroyed village to get her the help she needed. There were too many other injured and dead. “It was overwhelming,” Andoni’s 35-year-old brother-in-law, Ilham, said of the chaotic aftermath of Sunday’s magnitude 7.0 quake on the island of Lombok. “There was no way to get her out.” ...

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JAKARTA, Indonesia — The death toll from the earthquake that rocked the Indonesian island of Lombok a week ago has passed 430 and the government is estimating economic losses will exceed several hundred million dollars. The national disaster agency said Monday the Aug. 5 quake killed 436 people, most of whom died in collapsed buildings. It said damage to homes, infrastructure and other property is at least 5 trillion rupiah ($342 million), calling that a...

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SEMBALUN, Indonesia — A strong earthquake cut power across the Indonesian island of Lombok, toppled buildings and killed at least two people as the tourist hotspot was trying to recover from a temblor earlier this month that killed hundreds of people. The shallow 6.9-magnitude quake that hit just after 10 p.m. Sunday was one of several powerful earthquakes in the northeast part of the island that also caused landslides. Two people died when their homes...

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TANJUNG, Indonesia — Scientists say the powerful Indonesian earthquake that killed nearly 400 people lifted the island it struck by as much as 10 inches. The National Disaster Mitigation Agency said Saturday that 387 people died, rising from the 321 victims it reported the previous day, as search and rescue teams continued to sift through the rubble and people already buried by relatives are accounted for. Using satellite images of Lombok following the Aug. 5...

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