Deadly earthquake in the Kos (Greece) Bodrum (Turkey) area - July 20, 2017

- Update : The death toll still stands at 2. The number of injured has in the meantime increased to 458 (source Earthquake Impact Database) Update : Focal mechanism of the earthquake as well as the 2 possibilities of main ground movement "Understanding Beach Balls" article. Ground movement … [Read more...]

Deadly earthquake in Leyte, Philippines - July 6, 2017

– Update 09:32 UTC: The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) has reported that a total of 707 houses in Ormoc City were totally damaged by the magnitude-6.5 earthquake last week. Update 17:44 UTC: Final toll - dead - 187 injured (7 in serious condition) - 50 … [Read more...]

Dangerous shallow earthquake on the coast of Ecuador (greater Manta region) - June 30, 2017

Report with the collaboration of Carlos Robles who is following local news media Are you one of the people who felt the shaking of this earthquake. If Yes, please let us know what you experienced by filling up the I FELT IT form at the bottom of this page. Thank you for your … [Read more...]

Dangerous shallow earthquake in the Nagano region, Japan - June 24, 2017

– Update Sunday 06:59 UTC: 2 minor injuries have been reported. One in Otaki-town and one in Kiso-town. At a car dealership in Kiso-machi, a glass window 3 meters high and 2 meters wide was cracked. According to Kiso Town, a roof was damaged in the Mikake district. Cracks were found in roads … [Read more...]

Slightly damaging earthquake near the coast of Guatemala - June 22, 2017

– Update Friday 07:00 UTC: Latest CONRED statistics as per 16:00 (4 PM) local time 65 incidents reported, 122 affected persons, 21 people with damaged properties, 4 injured, 5 houses with slight damage, 15 houses with moderate damage, 1 house with serious damage, 8 affected roads, 11 affected … [Read more...]

A huge landslide generated tsunami waves damaging some villages in Greenland - 3 adults and a child considered dead.

This damage was detected by our colleagues of the 2017 Earthquake Impact Database - EID on Google Docs Update 16:15 UTC: New video has been included in a Danish newspaper. Watch it via this link Update Wednesday 16:00 UTC:  MustRead article about what triggered the tsunami … [Read more...]

Devastating deadly earthquake in Lesvos, Greece - June 12, 2017

Damage report in cooperation with the 2017 Earthquake Impact Database EID on Google Docs - Like EID on Facebook – Update 16:04 UTC:  The Greek Lesvos press reports about an investigation to find the person responsible for spreading rumors that another even more devastating earthquake would … [Read more...]

Slightly damaging earthquake close to Yasuj, Iran - June 6, 2017

– Update 07:38 UTC: At least 20 (mostly rural) houses have sustained slight damage during this earthquake.   Update 22:40 UTC:  The Institute of Geophysics in Tehran reports some better numbers and epicenter locations. Magnitude M4.7 Distance to the epicenter : 31 Km of … [Read more...]

Slightly damaging / injuring earthquake along the Peru / Ecuador border region - June 5, 2017

– Update Tuesday 08:49 UTC:  Local media did report that 3 people have been injured and that at least 4 houses were destroyed. Additionally INDECI Peru also reported that 3 schools have been affected, 2 in Tumbes and 1 in Piura.   Update 15:05 UTC:  Civil Defense Peru: so far no … [Read more...]

Very strong earthquake in Sulawesi, Indonesia generates damage and injuries - May 29, 2017

– Update 12:01 UTC:  An overview graphic from the very well organized BNPB civil defense, translated in English : * 18 destroyed houses * 7 slightly damaged houses * 5 seriously injured people * 16 slightly injured people * 170 displaced persons Update 07:27 UTC:  We can now already … [Read more...]