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15 Years of Earthquakes in 4 Minutes

This animation shows the earthquakes of the first 15 years of the 21st century…

By | Dec 22, 2016|Categories: Natural phenomena|

Earth Motion from the Illapel Earthquake was more than a meter

Earth Motion from the Illapel Earthquake

Chile sitting along the southeast edge of the Pacific “Ring of Fire,”  is used to earthquakes and tsunamis. The strongest quake on record was recorded in 1960, and at least three “great” quakes have hit the country since 2000.

By | Oct 5, 2015|Categories: Natural phenomena|Tags: , , , |

Large-scale Ground displacement on the Himalayas after the Nepal Earthquake

Large-scale Ground displacement on the Himalayas

EOC radar analysis reveals large-scale ground displacement on the Himalayas, caused by the Nepal earthquake.

By | May 14, 2015|Categories: Natural phenomena, Technology news|Tags: |

Two easy ways to join Nepal’s Earthquake relief effort

Nepal's Earthquake

There are important easy ways you can contribute to the Nepal earthquake relief effort from your computer.

By | Apr 27, 2015|Categories: Natural phenomena|Tags: |

Earthquake Early Warnings could be Tweeted and Posted on Facebook

Earthquake Early Warnings

Though there are earthquake early warnings systems in place in Japan, China and Mexico, among other countries, the United States doesn’t yet have one.

By | Jun 27, 2014|Categories: Technology news|Tags: , |

Acoustic Shield May Protect Cities from Earthquake Damage

1755 Lisbon earthquake

French scientists are testing ways to use refraction (i.e. changing the direction of vibrations) in order to shield large cities from earthquakes.   Image © wikimedia

By | Apr 9, 2014|Categories: Natural phenomena, Technology news|Tags: , |

9.2 Great Alaska Earthquake

Great Alaska Earthquake

1964, 9.2 magnitude, The Great Alaska Earthquake. A video highlighting the impacts and effects of America’s largest recorded earthquake. It is an expanded version of the four minute video “Magnitude 9.2”.   Watch the video…

By | Apr 2, 2014|Categories: Natural phenomena|Tags: , |

Massive Earthquake off the Coast of Chile

Massive Earthquake in Chile

An 8.2-magnitude earthquake off the coast of northern Chile on April 1, 2014 was followed by at least 10 aftershocks. This activity initially generated tsunami warnings across the Pacific.

By | Apr 2, 2014|Categories: Natural phenomena|Tags: , , |

Pakistan earthquake creates new island [updated]

Pakistan earthquake creates new island (2)

Earthquake in Pakistan creates an island off Gwadar coastline, in Pakistan. The earth moved with great force, during the 7.7 magnitude quake on Tuesday afternoon, to create this small island.   Image screen capture from video.    Watch the video…

By | Sep 26, 2013|Categories: Natural phenomena|Tags: , |

T-Rex Earthquake Truck

T-Rex Earthquake Truck

T-Rex Earthquake Truck, weights 64,000 pound (29,000 kilogram), and will pound the ground like a real dinosaur to simulate an earthquake.

By | Feb 12, 2013|Categories: Vehicles|Tags: , |