Japan - 366 days after the Quake... 19000 lives lost, 1.2 million buildings damaged, $574 billion

It has now been one year since the March 11th, 2011 earthquake and tsunami and just like STOP KONY 2012 or the Greece Economic Bailout , the 1 year anniversary is being remembered and quoted all over the internet and the world.   CATDAT and Earthquake-Report.com have been reporting on this cruel … [Read more...]

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See below for eventual update messages, problems etc. Important notice - March 30, 2018 We have decided to no longer accept new subscriptions for our mailing lists as we have a multitude of other delivery methods like browser extensions and Applications. People who are subscribed to our Email … [Read more...]

CATDAT Damaging Earthquakes Database 2011 - Annual Review

Damaging Earthquakes Database 2011 The Year in Review   James Daniell & Armand Vervaeck 2011 has played host to the largest two earthquakes, economically speaking, in the history of the countries of Japan and New Zealand. The M9.0 Tohoku earthquake and tsunami of 11th March, … [Read more...]

Japan Tohoku earthquake and tsunami : CATDAT 41 report (October 2, 2011)

CATDAT #41 October 2, 2011 report is one of the most complete reports published so far on the Japan Tohoku earthquake and tsunami which occurred on March 11, 2011.  CATDAT and Earthquake-Report.com have been reporting on this earthquake and cruel tsunami from moments after it happened until … [Read more...]

CATDAT Damaging Earthquakes Database releases a first view of its content

Ever had questions about what have been the largest earthquakes? Those earthquakes which have impacted society the most in the last 100 years? The earthquakes that have killed the most people? What earthquakes have caused damage in my country? The CATDAT Damaging Earthquakes Database has just … [Read more...]

Japan Tohoku tsunami and earthquake : The death toll is climbing again!

READ ALSO our LATEST CATDAT REPORT Nr. 37, containing the most detailed numbers of damage, killed and injured people. This document is probably the most detailed document outside Japan. This is part 17 of our ongoing reporting with many updates about the massive 9.0 earthquake / tsunami which … [Read more...]

Scientists study Tsunami deposits in Sendai, Japan to improve understanding Tsunami Hazards

This great article (and pictures) are courtesy of the USGS. It has been published in the Sound Waves newsletter, a USGS publication. The studies below have been made by an international team of scientists. There goal is to improve understanding of Tsunami hazards based on the tsunami deposits. … [Read more...]

Understanding the MMI scale (Modified Mercalli Intensity scale)

The Mercalli intensity scale is a scale used for measuring the intensity of an earthquake. The scale quantifies the effects of an earthquake on the Earth's surface, humans, objects of nature, and man-made structures on a scale from I (not felt) to XII (total destruction). I MMI … [Read more...]

Japan tsunami : A massive update for our CatDat Situation Report (Part 15)

This is part 15 of our ongoing reporting with many updates about the massive 9.0 earthquake / tsunami which struck Japan on March 11 2011. Part 1 - Part 2 - Part 3 - Part 4 - Part 5 - Part 6 - Part 7 - Part 8 - Part 9 - Part 10 - Part 11 - Part 12 - Part 13 - Part 14 - Part 15 - Part 16 NPA 01/06 … [Read more...]

Earthquake-report.com is 1000 articles young!

What a sad day for earthquake-report.com. What should have been a party day for the people behind this website, turned out in another deadly earthquake. This time in Spain. Since we started in August we have seen numerous cruel earthquakes. To name only a few : Mentawai tsunami (Indonesia), … [Read more...]