Seemingly moderate but very damaging earthquake in Aceh, Sumatra, Indonesia (1 man killed by a heart attack)

With the collaboration of Jens Skapski – What apparently looked as a harmless earthquake became another damaging earthquake in Sumatra. With a theoretically shaking of MMI V at max. it was not expected to inflict damage but assessment did report that 83 buildings were severely damaged by the … [Read more...]

Active volcanoes in the world from 31/08/2011 to 06/09/2011 + 2 videos

The Weekly Volcanic Activity Report is a cooperative project between the Smithsonian's Global Volcanism Program and the US Geological Survey's Volcano Hazards Program. Updated every Week (mostly Wednesday), notices of volcanic activity posted on these pages are preliminary and subject to … [Read more...]

Earthquakes list July 5, 2011

M 5.0      2011/07/05 19:09     Depth 15.9 km      NIAS REGION, INDONESIA July 06, 2011 at 02:09:11 AM at epicenter Shallow earthquake below the tip of Nias island (Lahewa) and 193 km (119 miles) W of Sibolga, Sumatra, Indonesia Satellite map of the greater epicenter area M 4.7      2011/07/05 … [Read more...]

Earthquakes list February 16, 2011

M 4.2      2011/02/17 00:04     Depth 12.0 km     ECUADOR February 16, 2011 at 07:04:44 PM at epicenter Please read our in-depth report about this earthquake - Click here 9 km (5 miles) SSE (162°) from QUITO, Ecuador satellite map + I Did Feel It form Alternative … [Read more...]

Earthquakes list February 12, 2011

M 6.1      2011/02/12 17:57     Depth 81.0 km      TONGA February 13, 2011 at 06:57:56 AM at epicenter Very strong earthquake weakened by the intermediate depth of 81 km. Approx. 40 km from Kolovai, Tonga 55 km (35 miles) NW of NUKU`ALOFA, Tonga NOAA did NOT published a tsunami … [Read more...]

Earthquakes list February 8, 2011

M 4.1      2011/02/09 03:10     Depth 32.8 km     PANAMA February 08, 2011 at 10:10:32 PM at epicenter Weak earthquake on the shores of Parque Nacional Chagres and 49 km (30 miles) NE (49°) from Colon, Panama satellite map + I Did Feel It form Alternative satellite … [Read more...]

Earthquakes list February 7, 2011

M 6.2      2011/02/07 19:53      Depth 413.9 km     SOLOMON ISLANDS / PAPUA NEW GUINEA February 08, 2011 at 06:53:42 AM at epicenter Very strong but deep earthquake with an epicenter approx. 50 km from Papua New Guinea Bougainville Island and 50 km from the Shortland and Treasury … [Read more...]

Earthquakes list February 6, 2011

M 4.9      2011/02/06 21:41     Depth 106.8 km      BOUGAINVILLE REGION, PAPUA NEW GUINEA February 07, 2011 at 07:41:18 AM at epicenter Deep harmless moderate earthquake 95 km (60 miles) SW of Arawa, Bougainville, PNG satellite map + I Did Feel It form Alternative … [Read more...]

Earthquakes list January 31, 2011

M 4.5      2011/01/31 23:55     Depth 91.1 km     ANTOFAGASTA, CHILE January 31, 2011 at 07:55:26 PM at epicenter Harmless deep earthquake in northern part of Chile. 197 km (122 miles) SE (139°) from Calama, Chile satellite map + I Did Feel It form Alternative … [Read more...]

Asian Development bank comes in to help Mt. Merapi victims

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is extending $3 million to assist in aid efforts in the wake of the Mount Merapi volcano eruptions, which destroyed homes and displaced hundreds of thousands of people in Central Java province and Yogyakarta Special region in October and November 2010. ADB's … [Read more...]

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