Massive earthquake Kermadec Islands

Earthquake summary : A massive M 7.6 earthquake struck in the open sea in the Kermadec Island region. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center did issue a Tsunami alert for Tonga or New Zealand. It was later canceled without any real tsunami. To read the full story as it happened, we advise our readers to … [Read more...]

Understanding the Magnitude 7.2 Alaska earthquake (June 23, 2011)

Although me made already an effort in explaining a lot in our report on June 23/24 (click here to read it),  we also want to give the USGS seismologists view of what exactly happened. The date of occurrence was June 23 (local) and June 24 (UTC - used by the seismology agencies) The June 24, 2011 … [Read more...]

Japan tsunami : A massive update for our CatDat Situation Report (Part 15)

This is part 15 of our ongoing reporting with many updates about the massive 9.0 earthquake / tsunami which struck Japan on March 11 2011. Part 1 - Part 2 - Part 3 - Part 4 - Part 5 - Part 6 - Part 7 - Part 8 - Part 9 - Part 10 - Part 11 - Part 12 - Part 13 - Part 14 - Part 15 - Part 16 NPA 01/06 … [Read more...]

Great Chile Earthquake Report Discovered

An recommended report : Being a slow earthquake and volcano news day for once (which is a great thing!!!), I thought I would alert you all to a great resource on the Chile earthquake, a new report from the crew at Mid-America Earthquake Center has become available. It is an … [Read more...]