Mining earthquakes in Ruhr District, Germany

Last update: November 19, 2014 at 11:47 pm by By

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An urban area with more than 5 million inhabitants, born by coal, grown with steel, is going to lose its former most important industry in the coming years: Coal mining. Two mines are left in Ruhr District in western Germany: "Prosper Haniel" and "Auguste Victoria". Mining earthquakes are a known … [Read more...]

Continuous earthquake swarm (Nr 38 today) near Darmstadt (Germany) scares residents

Last update: December 8, 2014 at 2:24 pm by By

Damage after M 4.2 earthquake in Nieder-Beerbach (Mühltal) - Copyright: U. Knappe

Update December 8th: Nearly five weeks, since we have published this report about the earthquake swarm near Darmstadt. And it is still continuous. Today the 38th earthquake was felt in Mühltal. Although its magnitude was probably far below 2.0, people from Ober-Ramstadt, Nieder-Ramstadt and Modau … [Read more...]

Moderates Erdbeben in Darmstadt (Hessen) – Schäden an Dächern, Risse in Wänden – Damaging earthquake near Darmstadt, Germany

Last update: May 19, 2014 at 7:07 pm by By

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Earthquake-report.com only survives with (mostly small) PRIVATE DONATIONS. Your gift will be highly appreciated. – Update May 19 14:25 UTC: Insgesamt 70 Häuser wurden allein in Nieder-Beerbach beschädigt. Dies entspricht jedem 7. Gebäude der Stadt. Weitere Schäden kommen aus Darmstadt und … [Read more...]

Strong earthquake near Dushanbe, Tajikistan – 100+ houses collapsed, many more damaged

Last update: November 12, 2013 at 5:25 am by By

Destroyed house in Tajikistan (Courtesy:k-express in krygyzstan)

Earthquake-report.com is a independent NGO website who only survives because of (mostly small) PRIVATE DONATIONS. Your gift will be highly appreciated. – Update November 12: - 104 houses destroyed, and 259 damaged in Karim Ismoil, Rajab-Ismoil, Bozorboy Buron and Chorsu Vahdat. - This was … [Read more...]

Damaging earthquakes in the world in Colors + your countries ranking

Last update: October 10, 2013 at 2:59 pm by By

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The images below are giving an easy overview of the number of damaging earthquakes so far this year. This overview does not zoom in to the kind of damage (collapsed houses vs "only" cracks in walls), but tries to show how frequently earthquakes can be damaging (even a few slightly damaged houses). … [Read more...]

Mysterious earthquake swarm damages many villages in Galati, Eastern Romania

Last update: October 6, 2013 at 3:31 am by By

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For a couple of weeks, an unusual earthquake swarm is going on in Eastern Romania, close to Moldovia border. Galati is the province where the earthquakes are happening. The Galati area experienced dozens of earthquakes up to a Magnitude of 3.8 (last one just before writing this article). The … [Read more...]

Mining induced earthquakes are damaging many locations in the world – Focus on Bytom, Silesia, Poland

Last update: October 2, 2013 at 8:07 am by By

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Over and over again ER  is noticing that small to moderate earthquakes occur  in regions with intense underground mining activities. Collapsing tunnels, planned explosions and faults enabling groundwater to penetrate are the main reasons for these shocks. Larger quakes, rare but possible, may … [Read more...]

Earthquakes in the world on August 31, 2013 (M4.5 or more) – Deadly earthquake in China, Yunnan

Last update: August 31, 2013 at 11:46 pm by By

This is the Major daily earthquakes overview. Earthquakes of M 2.9 or more, click here. - Deadly earthquake in China, Yunnan More INFO and MAPS about this earthquake : CLICK HERE - Moderate earthquake near Nyalam, Tibet felt strongly in Kathmandu, Nepal More INFO and MAPS about this … [Read more...]

Earthquakes in the world on August 30, 2013 (M4.5 or more) – Earthquake in Tibet shakes Kathmandu

Last update: August 30, 2013 at 11:32 pm by By

This is the Major daily earthquakes overview. Earthquakes of M 2.9 or more, click here. - Moderate earthquake near Nyalam, Tibet felt strongly in Kathmandu, Nepal More INFO and MAPS about this earthquake : CLICK HERE Earthquake in Tibet shakes Kathmandu When you are one of the people who felt … [Read more...]

Earthquakes in the world on August 29, 2013 (M4.5 or more) – Earthquake in India

Last update: August 30, 2013 at 5:41 pm by By

This is the Major daily earthquakes overview. Earthquakes of M 2.9 or more, click here. - Earthquake in India’s North West corner – Punjab – Himachal Pradesh More INFO and MAPS about this earthquake : CLICK HERE - Earthquake-Report.com needs your skills Because of our … [Read more...]

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