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

– Update 22:22 UTC: Understanding the M6.8 Guatemala earthquake The June 22, 2017 M 6.8 earthquake offshore of Guatemala occurred as the result of shallow thrust faulting on or near the subduction zone interface in the region. At the location of this earthquake, the Cocos plate converges with … [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...]

Strong damaging earthquake close to the Sulawesi (Celebes) coast, Indonesia - May 24, 2017

– Important update 10:31 UTC: Based on the first reports from the local Sulawesi press, hundreds of houses and an industrial plant in the nearby villages have been damaged. Update 10:01 UTC:  This is what we think the probable main earth movement based on the current focal mechanism. … [Read more...]

Deadly earthquake strikes the Iran / Turkmenistan border region - 615 houses collapsed - May 13, 2017

This page will automatically refresh every 10 minutes as we might be adding updates. Do not close it but leave it open in a browser tab. – We will keep you updated as more information becomes available Update 07:56 UTC : More pictures to get an impression of the kind of devastation. Update … [Read more...]

Damaged houses after earthquake in Aşkale, Erzurum, Turkey - May 11, 2017

Update 07:11 UTC : AFAD Turkey reports that at least 25 houses were damaged in various degrees near the epicenter in Aşkale Update 19:18 UTC : Based on the epicenter as calculated by the USGS, the epicenter is right below the village of Koçapinar Update 19:10 UTC : Based on the … [Read more...]

Moderate earthquake injures at least 20 people in Iran (border area Azerbaijan) - May 11

Update 13:07 UTC : The number of injured people has increased to 20 Update 19:03 UTC : 85 houses at the Iranian side of the border were damaged Update 10:48 UTC : No word yet of almost certain damage on the Azerbaijani side of the border Update 10:44 UTC : Iranian local news agencies report that … [Read more...]

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