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Mon, 20 Nov 2017 02:10:38 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Damaging Magnitude 7.3 earthquake along the Iran-Iraq border was preceded by Magnitude 4.3 foreshock - temblor


A powerful, shallow earthquake struck along the Iraq-Iran border today. Damage is unfortunately heavy, with about 350 reported deaths, and numerous collapsed buildings. This was tragically demonstrated when the 2003 M=6.3 Bam, Iran, earthquake took ...

Sun, 12 Nov 2017 23:34:40 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Refined space weather forecasts could predict impact at local level - Dr Lucile Turc - Horizon magazine


Understanding more about how solar storms interact with the outermost part of Earth's environment, known as the foreshock, could refine space weather forecasts to predict their effects at a local level and help protect vital technology, according to Dr ...

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 12:13:43 GMT | MORE DETAILS

5.4-magnitude earthquake hits southern South Korea - 동아일보


Seven minutes after two foreshocks at 2:29 p.m., the main temblor with a magnitude of 5.4 hit about nine kilometers north of Pohang. Though it was weaker than the quake that hit Gyeongju, the epicenter was only nine kilometers deep and the shaking was ...

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 23:43:51 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Pohang rocked by second most powerful earthquake in Korean history - The Hankyoreh


There were two foreshocks, with a magnitude of 2.2 and 2.6, that occurred in the same region before the earthquake. After the main shock, 26 aftershocks with at least a magnitude of 2.0 (the most powerful measured 4.3) had occurred as of 8:20 pm. The ...

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 08:43:00 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Pohang citizens still at shelters; waiting for quick restoration of facilities - The World On Arirang


The main quake struck at 2:29 p.m. near the city of Pohang with two smaller quakes or-- "fore shocks" happening before and aftershocks still continuing. For more we go straight to our Oh Jung-hee, who is on location for us. Jung-hee, how are residents ...and more »

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 05:28:23 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Yesterday's M=7.7 Kamchatka strike-slip earthquake was preceded by foreshocks - temblor


The mainshock stuck on July 17 at 23:34 UTC. It followed a M=6.2 by 12 hours earlier only 12 km (7 mi) away. Although this is adjacent to a subduction zone, where the Pacific Plate is being shoved under the Aleutian and Kamchatka islands, the plate ...and more »

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 18:51:50 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Foreshock activities leading up to Pawnee earthquake - Science Daily


A University of Oklahoma geophysics professor, Xiaowei Chen, details the foreshock activities leading up to the Pawnee earthquake, and highlights the complicated relationship between seismicity and wastewater injection rates in a research study ...

Thu, 13 Jul 2017 19:05:59 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Team details foreshock activities leading up to Pawnee earthquake - Phys.Org


A University of Oklahoma geophysics professor, Xiaowei Chen, details the foreshock activities leading up to the Pawnee earthquake, and highlights the complicated relationship between seismicity and wastewater injection rates in a research study ...and more »

Wed, 12 Jul 2017 22:21:22 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Deep M=6.9 earthquake in Guatemala possibly preceded by foreshock sequence - temblor


While not necessarily indicative of foreshock events, given they were over 100 km away, the rate at which they occurred is substantially higher than the normal background rate. Therefore, if they were foreshocks, they could indicate that a larger creep ...and more »

Wed, 14 Jun 2017 17:28:38 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Government readies new alert system to warn of possible massive Nankai Trough temblor - The Japan Times


The panel proposed the government strengthen efforts to prompt the evacuation of residents when foreshocks or tectonic movements that could lead to a massive earthquake are observed. It also recommended that monitoring activities of earthquakes and ...

Wed, 27 Sep 2017 08:33:32 GMT | MORE DETAILS

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SIGNIFICANT EARTHQUAKES IN
NOVEMBER 2017
  • November 19, 2017:
    Mw 6.6 in LOYALTY ISLANDS
  • November 13, 2017:
    Mw 6.7 in COSTA RICA
  • November 12, 2017:
    Mw 7.3 in IRAN
  • November 07, 2017:
    Mw 6.5 in PAPUA NEW GUINEA
  • November 04, 2017:
    Mw 6.8 in TONGA
  • November 01, 2017:
    Mw 6.6 in LOYALTY ISLANDS
MOST RISKY AREAS FOR A Mw 6.5+ EARTHQUAKE IN NOVEMBER 2017
  • 01. INDONESIA (6.61%)
  • 02. CHILE (6.03%)
  • 03. PAPUA NEW GUINEA (5.26%)
  • 04. JAPAN (5.19%)
  • 05. PERU (4.65%)
  • 06. ALASKA (3.37%)
  • 07. TURKEY (3.17%)
  • 08. ARGENTINA (3.09%)
  • 09. KURIL ISLANDS (3.03%)
  • 10. CANADA (2.97%)
  • 11. SOLOMON ISLANDS (2.88%)
  • 12. RUSSIA (2.61%)
  • 13. NEW ZEALAND (2.3%)
  • 14. CHINA (2.21%)
  • 15. CALIFORNIA (2.2%)
MOST RISKY DAYS FOR A Mw 6.5+ EARTHQUAKE TO OCCUR
  • 01. SUNDAY (15.1488%)
  • 02. SATURDAY (14.7881%)
  • 03. TUESDAY (14.6979%)
  • 04. FRIDAY (14.4274%)
  • 05. MONDAY (14.3372%)
  • 06. WEDNESDAY (13.9766%)
  • 07. THURSDAY (12.624%)
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