Strong earthquake shakes Southern California - Late Ridgecrest aftershock - June 4, 2020

Have you felt the shaking? If Yes, tell us by using the I FELT IT form behind the earthquake or at the bottom of this page. – Update 03:25 UTC: A map showing the Ridgecrest aftershocks following the mainshock rupture zone: Today's quake was located on the southern edge of this area. Although it … [Read more...]

Seriously damaging double earthquake near Blida, Algeria - at least 10 injured only survives with (mostly small) PRIVATE DONATIONS. Your gift will be highly appreciated. – Update 15:13 UTC : The road from Hammam Melouane towards de El-Makrounate has been seriously damaged due to deformation Update 15:03 UTC : At least 10 injuries so far in the Blida … [Read more...]

Double earthquake in Yunnan, China - 9-year old boy killed + major damage only survives with (mostly small) PRIVATE DONATIONS. Your gift will be highly appreciated. 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. Our in-depth reporting about the deadly  M6.1 … [Read more...]

Massive deadly earthquake in Pakistan - Satellite Spot images used for detection of the destruction

This page will automatically refresh every 60 minutes as we might be adding regular updates. Keep it open in a browser tab. Also written by Jens Skapski. - Update 16:24 UTC - October 1 : The Pakistan Disaster Management Authority has released new data of the fatalities after both earthquakes of … [Read more...]

Understanding the Lushan, Ya'an, Sichuan, China earthquake

The April 20, 2013 UTC Mw6.6 earthquake in the Sichuan province of China occurred as the result of east-west oriented reverse-type motion on a north-south striking fault. A preliminary source location suggest the event likely occurred on the Longmenshan fault or a tectonically related fault … [Read more...]

Earthquake (aftershock) in East Azerbaijan, Iran injures at least 34 people

A moderate earthquake struck Iranian Province East Azerbaijan this afternoon (Saturday). USGS gives M 4,8 and a depth of 18 km for this quake. The epicenter lays 66 km northeast of Tabris, where two devasting earthquakes on August 11th 2012 killed more than 300 people. For this aftershock we can … [Read more...]

CATDAT Damaging Earthquakes in 2012 - The Year In Review

  Executive Summary 2012, in comparison to 2011 and the years back to 1900, has been a relatively quiet year for the number of damaging earthquakes. 2011 played host to the largest two earthquakes, economically speaking, in the history of the countries of Japan (>$300 billion USD) and New … [Read more...] "Twitter" "Tweets", among the best in the world - FAQ

Superfast tweets on #Earthquakes - #Tsunamis - #Volcanoes - in-depth #reports This page has been written to explain how these tweets are working and which one to choose for you. The tweets we are publishing are tweeted directly from our own database. We follow the reports of 4 agencies at this … [Read more...]

Very strong earthquake at a safe distance out of the coast shakes Southern California and Northern Mexico

Earthquake overview : People along the coast of Southern California and Northern Mexico  were surprised during the early nightly hours by a very strong earthquake. The epicenter was luckily approx. 140 km into the Pacific. Nothing dangerous but certainly frightening.  Tell us when you think you … [Read more...]

Massive earthquake Honshu, Japan - Tsunami warning/advisories canceled - 9 people injured, 1 serious

Earthquake overview : A massive M7.3 earthquake struck the Honshu, Japan coast , but luckily far out in the sea. Tsunami alert for 1 prefecture and more tsunami advisories for other prefectures was issued Tell us when you think you have felt this earthquake. Japan-only earthquake … [Read more...]