M 3.5 aftershock causes panic in Haiti, at least 20 injured

After the 2010 earthquake in Haiti where around 137000 people died , whenever the ground shakes, people remember the horror of that day and panic occurs. Yesterday, a shallow M3.5 earthquake, gave the ground a shake, and people rushed out of buildings, windows and into the streets. It was … [Read more...]

Earthquake related news May 19, 2011

Earthquake news related to recent events (in-depth articles) will be written as updates in these (recent) articles. These articles can be found in the top 10 excerpts on the homepage. Updates for earlier earthquakes can be found on these pages. This page will be regularly updated. $$$ link to the … [Read more...]

How to easily strengthen Haiti earthquake-prone structures ?

Civil engineers studying the effects of Haiti's devastating earthquake have concluded that a relatively simple system could be used by officials to quickly decide how to modify existing buildings and construct new ones that would better withstand future quakes. The system, which uses a priority … [Read more...]