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A M~8.3 Chile earthquake has become more likely - temblor


Large megathrust earthquakes are one of three dramatic consequences of the 'Nazca' oceanic plate being shoved under the South American continent at about 80 mm/yr (3 in/yr). The second consequence of this 'subduction' is the compression and uplift of ...

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 16:50:21 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Villagers' reaction that Gweek in Cornwall has been named top earthquake hotspot in the UK - Cornwall Live


The quiet Cornish village of Gweek, on the Helford River, has been named as one of the top 10 hotspots in the UK for earthquakes. It comes from a new study which looked at data from the British Geological Survey, which goes back to 1970. Cornwall Live ...

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 05:59:24 GMT | MORE DETAILS

'Prepare Out Loud': Free presentation in Coos Bay to focus on earthquake preparedness - KCBY.com 11


They will talk about how to prepare for the Cascadia Subduction Zone and what to expect from a major earthquake. Steve Eberlein witnessed a tsunami in the Indian Ocean triggered by a subduction zone earthquake. “Part of what "Prepare Out Loud” is ...and more »

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 07:07:30 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Chile Hit by Earthquake - Prensa Latina


Santiago de Chile, Apr 28 (Prensa Latina Chile is still under the scourge of telluric movements,that started last Saturday, when a strong quake of 5.8 degrees in the Richter scale was felt Friday at noon in the central part of the South American country.

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 17:25:09 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Neighbourhood neglect lacks respect for earthquake victims, says family - The Press


The Christchurch fish shop owner, wife and mother was killed when a neighbouring wall collapsed on her Linwood business in the February 2011 earthquake. Customer Betty Dicksonwas also killed in the shop. Now the site is a neglected mess of weeds, ...

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 06:04:00 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Earthquake measuring 1.7 magnitude strikes tiny Cumbria village of Aspatria - Mirror.co.uk


This is the fourth time Cumbria has been hit by an earthquake this year. But experts from the British Geological Society say it would have been felt by very few people as earthquakes need to have a magnitude of 2.5 or above before they are noticeable.

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 13:07:11 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Rocking and rolling: Cornwall's biggest earthquakes revealed - Cornwall Live


Unlike earthquake hotspots like Japan and San Francisco, Cornwall is not exactly renowned for its rocking and rolling. After it was revealed this week that Gweek has more seismic action than much of the rest of the UK, Cornwall Live decided to take a ...

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 12:43:52 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Kaikōura earthquake: New Zealand loses $500m GDP - Newshub


The impact on New Zealand's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) over the 18 months following the Kaikōura earthquake has been estimated at $450-$500 million, a new Government-commissioned report says. The estimated loss is made up of $110-$130 million ...

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 00:58:32 GMT | MORE DETAILS

More earthquakes hit Lancaster County than any other place in Pennsylvania - LancasterOnline


When a small earthquake rattled Lancaster County on Sunday, local seismic expert Charles Scharnberger had one immediate thought. “I had no doubt, I knew right away it was an earthquake,” he said Monday. “And I knew, oh my God, I'm going to have to ...

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 10:32:04 GMT | MORE DETAILS

The journey to earthquake preparation, awareness - The Aggie


Although residents of California continue to be daunted by the threat of earthquakes, one can easily ignore the risks of such a natural disaster and act as if it will never occur. However, as California is home to one of the most dangerous faults, the ...and more »

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 17:10:16 GMT | MORE DETAILS

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  • SIGNIFIANT EARTHQUAKES IN
    APRIL 2017
  • April 24, 2017:
    Mw 6.9 in CHILE
  • April 03, 2017:
    Mw 6.5 in BOTSWANA
  • MOST RISKY AREAS FOR A Mw 6.5+ EARTHQUAKE IN APRIL 2017
  • 01. PAPUA NEW GUINEA (8.29%)
  • 02. CHILE (7%)
  • 03. VANUATU (5.46%)
  • 04. CALIFORNIA (4.82%)
  • 05. MEXICO (4.77%)
  • 06. TAIWAN (3.99%)
  • 07. JAPAN (3.83%)
  • 08. GREECE (3.79%)
  • 09. SUMATRA (3.34%)
  • 10. SOLOMON ISLANDS (3.19%)
  • 11. NEPAL (2.88%)
  • 12. RUSSIA (2.87%)
  • 13. TURKEY (2.81%)
  • 14. INDONESIA (2.76%)
  • 15. IRAN (2.02%)
  • MOST RISKY DAYS FOR A Mw 6.5+ EARTHQUAKE TO OCCUR
  • 01. SUNDAY (15.2059%)
  • 02. SATURDAY (14.8891%)
  • 03. FRIDAY (14.4667%)
  • 04. TUESDAY (14.4667%)
  • 05. WEDNESDAY (14.4667%)
  • 06. MONDAY (14.3611%)
  • 07. THURSDAY (12.1436%)
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