Understanding the Negros - Cebu, Philippines February 6, 2012 earthquake

Earthquake overview : an earthquake of magnitude 6.7 occurred in the very highly populated region of Central Visayas in Philippines. The area most damaged is Negros Oriental. Many people have been killed by landslides triggered by the earthquake and the +1,000 aftershocks. For the most detailed … [Read more...]

Understanding the massive M 7.7 Mentawai Earthquake

The Pulau Pagai Selatan, Sumatra earthquake of October 25, 2010 occurred as a result of thrust faulting on or near the subduction interface plate boundary between the Australia and Sunda plates. At the location of this earthquake, the Australia Plate move north-northeast with respect to the … [Read more...]