China - Deadly SICHUAN (Xa'an) earthquake April 20 2013 - Part 1 (Archive)

CHINA - SICHUAN EARTHQUAKE APRIL 20 2013 Part 1 (this part includes all our information from the beginning of the earthquake until 05:13 UTC) Click here to read THE LATEST INFORMATION Update 05:13 UTC : Chinese seismologists are stating that the current earthquake is about 85 km from the 2008 … [Read more...]

Earthquakes list April 15, 2011

M 5.9      2011/04/15 21:46    Depth 232.0 km     TONGA local time 09:46 Harmless deep earthquake with a hypocenter in the hot mantle of the earth. We do NOT expect a tsunami alert 120 km W Neiafu (pop 4,320 Satellite map of the greater epicenter area M 4.7      2011/04/15 11:59     Depth 25.5 … [Read more...]

Earthquakes list April 1, 2011

M 4.8      2011/04/02 00:03     Depth 43.7 km      LIBERTADOR O'HIGGINS, CHILE April 1 - 08:03:48 PM at epicenter UPDATE2 @01:55 UTC : aftershock of M 4.4 at a depth of 33 km at 79 km (49 miles) SW of San Antonio, Valparaiso, Chile UPDATE 1 @00:30 UTC : aftershock of M 5.1 at a depth of 25 km at … [Read more...]

Earthquakes list March 17, 2011

M 5.0  2011/03/17 15:34      Depth 18.7 km  SOUTHERN XINJIANG, CHINA 11:34:33 PM at epicenter UPDATE 18:22 UTC : Reports out of Keping County say that no houses have collapsed, but mobile phones stopped working for a couple of minutes.Not only Keping county felt the quake very strong but … [Read more...]

Earthquakes list March 2, 2011

M 5.6      2011/03/02 18:50     Depth 39.9 km     NEAR THE NORTH COAST OF COLOMBIA 01:50:49 PM at epicenter Please read our in-depth report about this earthquake - Click here Strong moderately dangerous earthquake with epicenter on the shores  of Necocli (pop 10,835). Approx. 40 km … [Read more...]

2 moderate earthquakes in the Tibetan Himalaya

FINAL UPDATE 30/12 11:29 UTC : ChinaDaily reports  that rescue services and medical workers who have visited the epicenter area, have found NO severe damage. As the news is at least a little contradictory (why sending tents, food and cotton-padded coats if it is not necessary), we will reopen this … [Read more...]

Dangerous moderate shallow earthquake in Tibet

UPDATE 10:55 UTC : Xinhua (Chinese press) reports that the windows were shaken in downtown Lhasa , about 80 km from the epicenter. Peng Fengshan, director of the earthquake bureau in Tibet, said contact has been made with the local government in Damxung. Damxung government officials said they were … [Read more...]

Earthquake blamed for divorce rise in China

More people got divorced in Southwest China's Sichuan province than in any other part of the country in the first three quarters of this year, with some experts blaming the devastating Wenchuan earthquake in 2008 for the phenomenon. The China Daily quoted Ministry of Civil Affairs sources, as … [Read more...]