Greater Vancouver area gets a wake-up call for earthquake preparedness

Earthquake overview : In the late evening of August 11, a weak earthquake with a magnitude of 3.3 was sending a emotional vibration through parts of British Columbia. The earthquake was too weak to create any damage or injuries, but the sensation of feeling an earthquake, tells the people to be … [Read more...]

Understanding the many moderate Oregon (USA) seaquakes

Since a few months the transform fault zone about 350 km out of the Coos Bay Oregon coast is discharging energy by means of earthquakes of magnitude 5.x The Blanco Transform Fault as it is called, has become the most intensely studied ocean transform fault in the world. Oregon State University … [Read more...]