Very important "Good to know" facts

Image by xjbei via Flickr This page has been started on November 20 2010. It's only goal is to share important (mostly scientific) facts with our readers. These facts are mostly derived from singular earthquakes or  tsunamis. Indonesia - Mentawai - October 25 2010 - M 7.7 earthquake / … [Read more...]

Indonesia massive M 7.7 Earthquake and Tsunami - latest news (5)

As our initial "latest news" articles were getting too long, and as this event will certainly continue to add more news, we have decided to a number of "latest news" articles. Besides the most important earthquake data, also breaking news will be posted here. Reading all of them will be experienced … [Read more...]

Indonesia massive M 7.7 Earthquake and Tsunami - latest news (2)

As our initial "latest news" article was getting too long, and as this event will certainly continue to add more news, we have decided to start another "latest news 2" article. Besides the most important earthquake data, also breaking news will be posted here. This update page will put breaking … [Read more...]

Indonesia massive M 7.5 earthquake - the latest news

This update page will put breaking news on the Indonesia Mentawai Islands earthquake whenever it becomes available. The most recent news will be on top of this page. The earthquake informative page as published in the beginning can be found here. October 27 - 05:46 UTC UPDATE First pictures of … [Read more...]

Indonesia Tsunami - Australians surfers safe and well

Nine Australians and a Japanese man were in the area aboard surf charter boat MV Southern Cross when the quake struck. Fears had been growing for the vessel, skippered by Australian Chris Scurrah and Japanese Akinori Fujita. But the men finally made contact with their Padang-based company Sumatran … [Read more...]

South Pagai struck by and even bigger earthquake in 2007 - no lessons learned ?

In September 2007, South Pagai was struck by and even bigger earthquake ! On September 21, 2007, an 8.4 earthquake struck Sumatra near South Pagai Island, producing a cluster of six small new islands, and enlarging others by uplift. A large portion of Indonesia is seismically active; the number, … [Read more...]

Dead toll rises further on the Pagai Islands

Rescue teams found at least 4 bodies after a tsunami hit the islands. VIVAnews just reported 21 people confirmed killed, 240 still missing. REUTERS who is citing official sources is talking now about 40 people killed and 380 still missing. Earthquake-report.com fears that the dead toll will even … [Read more...]

Indonesia massive M 7.5 earthquake “ second big M 6.2 aftershock

Earthquake Report comment : Again a powerful shallow aftershock. The strongest so far. Preliminary records show that the epicenter is again located on the southern edge of South Pagai. After analyzing satellite pictures we assume that the most important inhabited village is located at the northern … [Read more...]

Indonesia massive M 7.5 earthquake - Hardest hit : Mentawai Islands

Earthquake Report comment : Latest news on this massive earthquake - Click here 16:20 UTC UPDATE : No news from the islands which where the most hit so far. We maintain our RED earthquake level as we predict that the shaking would have been very strong on South Pagai. Luckily, this island is … [Read more...]