Massive deep earthquake felt all over Colombia and Ecuador – October 1 update

Last update: October 1, 2012 at 8:04 am by By

USGS shaking map based on a M7.1 magnitude and a depth of 150 km

Earthquake overview : A massive subduction earthquake occurred below the Colombian Andes at 11:31 local time. Due to the very deep hypocenter, this earthquake will probably not lead to damage or injuries Tell us when you think you have felt this earthquake. Colombia-only earthquake list Most … [Read more...]

Understanding the M 8.6 massive Indian Ocean / Sumatra earthquake

Last update: April 18, 2012 at 10:00 pm by By

Focal Mechanism of the Mw8.6 earthquake

Read also our extensive in-depth report with numerous testimonies about this massive earthquake The April 11, 2012, M8.6 and M8.2 earthquakes off the west coast of northern Sumatra, Indonesia, occurred as a result of strike-slip faulting within the oceanic lithosphere of the Indo-Australia plate. … [Read more...]

Understanding the 7.2 magnitude earthquake in East Turkey (October 23, 2011)

Last update: November 3, 2011 at 1:32 am by By

Shaking map October 23, 2011 Ercis - Van earthquake

Earthquake information : A very strong damaging earthquake occurred in the Van province in eastern Turkey. The earthquake was felt in all the neighboring countries. Read also : Very strong damaging earthquake in eastern Turkey Read also : Very strong damaging earthquake Eastern Turkey – Part … [Read more...]

Nasa satellite images reveal numerous landslides after the Nepal / Sikkim Himalaya M 6.9 earthquake

Last update: October 7, 2011 at 6:15 pm by By

One’s eye is certainly drawn to the landslides in the northwest corner

Written by Dave Petley Dave Petley is the Wilson Professor of Hazard and Risk in the Department of Geography at Durham University in the United Kingdom. His blog provides a commentary on landslide events occurring worldwide, including the landslides themselves, latest research, and conferences and … [Read more...]

Deadly earthquake Himalaya : 20 minutes news compilation video

Last update: September 28, 2011 at 10:49 am by By

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The 20 minute video shows the many faces of the earthquake, the damage inflicted to buildings, the landslides, interviews with local people and specialists.  The CNN-IBN video is the best we have seen so far. Watch how the magnitude 6.9 earthquake that struck Sikkim on September 18 changed … [Read more...]

Earthquake 18/09 Nepal / Sikkim Himalaya – Update September 26 – at least 107 people killed

Last update: September 26, 2011 at 9:30 pm by By

Also written by Szombath Balazs and Ashish Khanal Earthquake overview : A magnitude 6.9 earthquake hit the Himalayan states Nepal and Sikkim (India) 12:40:48 UT (6:11 PM at epicenter). The depth of the hypocenter was at 20.7 km. The earthquake has caused over 100 victims so far and much damage in … [Read more...]

Vanuatu massive earthquakes and aftershocks : impressive “experience” reports (20/08/2011)

Last update: August 29, 2011 at 5:17 pm by By

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Earthquake overview : A massive earthquake measuring 7.5 magnitude struck the Vanuatu area at 3:55 AM in the night. A tsunami with theoretical waves up to 1.9 meters could be expected on a Vanuatu island Read also our initial in-depth report "Massive earthquake near Vanuatu Efate Island" -  … [Read more...]

Understanding the massive 7.0 Peru / Brazil earthquake (August 24 2011)

Last update: August 26, 2011 at 5:35 pm by By

I Have Felt It map

About : A massive – magnitude 7.0 -  luckily deep earthquake, struck Peru close to the Brazilian border. Due to its depth – 145.1 km (90.2 miles) – it was felt also in all neighboring countries. Read also our main article "Massive deep earthquake shakes Peru near the Brazilian border – 20 … [Read more...]

Massive deep earthquake shakes Peru near the Brazilian border – 20 injured

Last update: August 26, 2011 at 7:58 pm by By

Landslide in Peru - image courtesy: La Repiblica www.larepublica.pe

Earthquake overview : A very strong - magnitude 7.0 -  but deep earthquake struck Peru close to the Brazilian border. Due to its depth - 145.1 km (90.2 miles) - it was felt on a very wide scale as far as Ecuador. Read also : Understanding the massive 7.0 Peru / Brazil earthquake (August 24 2011) … [Read more...]

Massive 7+ earthquakes near Vanuatu Efate Island (August 20/21, 2011

Last update: August 29, 2011 at 5:16 pm by By

Earthquake overview : A massive earthquake measuring 7.5 magnitude struck the Vanuatu area at 3:55 AM in the night. A tsunami with theoretical waves up to 1.9 meters could be expected on a Vanuatu island (see below). Read also : Vanuatu massive earthquakes and aftershocks : impressive "experience" … [Read more...]

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