Damaging earthquakes in the world in Colors + your countries ranking

The images below are giving an easy overview of the number of damaging earthquakes so far this year. This overview does not zoom in to the kind of damage (collapsed houses vs "only" cracks in walls), but tries to show how frequently earthquakes can be damaging (even a few slightly damaged houses). … [Read more...]

8 injured, 1000+ rooms damaged in Yunnan earthquake

– Update: New reports from the epicenter area confirm a rise of the toll to at least 8 injuries. Two of them had major injuries. 6 of them were transfered to hospitals. - Chinese goverment sent relief supplies like 1800 tents and blankets to the earthquake victims. - 72 rooms destroyed, 365 rooms … [Read more...]

Earthquake Azerbaijan : 3,123 constructions damaged (a lot collapsed), 35 people slightly injured + new damage images

Earthquake overview : At 09:40 local time a Mb5.6 earthquake struck Zaqatala Azerbaijan, also close to Georgia and Dagestan. 10 hours later an almost similar earthquake or aftershock hit the area again. What initially was reported as minor damage soon became more serious. "I have Felt it" Reports … [Read more...]

Video selection of the Virginia earthquake by Earthquake-Report.com

Read also : Magnitude 4.5 aftershock Virginia + 93 “I Have Felt It” reports Read also : Virginia earthquake “I Have Felt It” reports – 106 reports Read also : Very strong and dangerous earthquake rattles Virginia – damage overview Read also : Understanding the Magnitude 5.8 Virginia earthquake … [Read more...]

Japan Tsunami - The death toll does not stop climbing (Part 6)

This is part 6 of our ongoing reporting with many updates about the massive 8.9 9.0 earthquake / tsunami which struck Japan on March 11 2011. Click here for part one - Part 2 - Part 3 - Part 4 - Part 5 - Part 6 - Part 7 For an actual in-depth report on damage, fatalities, injured, etc please … [Read more...]

Death and destruction after a strong earthquake in Yunnan, China (part 2)

This is part 2 of the Yunnan, March 10 2011 earthquake .  The first article became too long. The first and last parts of the article have been copied in this article. Click here to read Part 1 This earthquake has caused at this point 16 19 21 22 2425 fatalities, 166 174 201 207 250 injured + a … [Read more...]

Deaths and injuries from very dangerous earthquake in Yingjiang, Yunnan, China

This earthquake has caused at this point 16 19 21 22 24 fatalities, 166 174 201 207 injured + a theoretical estimated economic loss of 200 million to 1 billion US ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- UPDATE 13:51 UTC : Due to the … [Read more...]

Christchurch Earthquake 2011 - March 2 update

Below is a list of the many aid activities as well as the present situation after the damaging 6.3 earthquake. - The number of confirmed dead has risen to 160 (Police Sources), with four bodies recovered overnight. Click here for the names of identified victims. - Two hundred and ten staff are … [Read more...]

Christchurch 2011 earthquake “ day 4 “ 700 Search and Rescue personnel fighting for hope (part 6)

This is the 6th part of our extensive reporting which started only a couple of minutes after the earth below Christchurch started to shake. Click here for the overview of the many articles (pictures, videos, stories on this … [Read more...]

Unusual moderate and shallow earthquake in Germany

FINAL UPDATE 6:48 PM UTC : As many as 3 weak aftershocks have been recorded after the mainshock of 4.5 (GFZ Postdam) : 3.2, 2.6 and 3.6 all at shallow depths of approx. 10 km. UPDATE 4:10 PM UTC : The greater Rhein river valleys are by seismologists as among the potentially most dangerous … [Read more...]