Moderately dangerous earthquake in Sichuan, China

FINAL UPDATE 12:37 UTC : The Sichuan earthquake has only caused minor cracks in houses, fallen tiles etc. The Sichuan Seismological Bureau did immediately start-up the appropriate emergency response procedures, the assignment of local earthquake disaster mitigation department to quickly … [Read more...]

Want to visit Rome? Too late! Apparently, it will be destroyed by a massive earthquake today!

Today, Wednesday, Rome (including the Vatican) will be razed to the ground by an earthquake that will shatter more than 2,000 years’ worth of monumental architecture including the Colosseum, the Pantheon and St Peter’s. That, at least, is the fear of hundreds of thousands of Romans, spooked … [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...]

Become a volunteer earthquake correspondent in your country / area

Earthquake-Report is one of the few specialized earthquake sites in the world. Since our start in August 2010, we covered earthquakes from every corner of the world. Our reporting is based on scientific sources, public services, media, etc. As soon as a strong earthquake strikes, people from all … [Read more...]

Small M4.4 earthquake causes major damage in China

During a routine check for the CATDAT Damaging Earthquakes Database, the following earthquake has been traced  yesterday from our various Chinese sources . A seemingly weak earthquake has struck Zhaotong city, Qiaojia county, in Yunnan Province in China of M4.4 but as small shallow earthquakes … [Read more...]

Anqing, China January 19 earthquake - 7159 houses damaged.

This is an Earthquake-Report ongoing event UPDATE 21.01.2011 11:43 UTC: An update on the statistics from the earthquake from the Civil Affairs Department of Anhui (7.30 local time on January 21). 31000 people have been affected (unchanged). In addition there have been 7159 houses with 15786 … [Read more...]

China (Tibet) “ M 5.0 and M 4.4 “ 2 moderate but dangerous earthquakes rattle the Tibetan Himalaya

Earthquake Report comment : 2 moderate but dangerous earthquakes rattled the Tibetan Himalaya. Although the strength of the earthquakes was rather limited, the Himalayan hills in the epicenter area is steep and can be an easy target for major landslides. The satellite pictures of the second quake … [Read more...]