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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...]