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Mexico's back-to-back earthquakes, explained by a seismologist - The Verge


Mexico City on September 19, 2017 after a powerful quake shook the city. Photo by ALFREDO ESTRELLA/AFP/Getty Images. The second major earthquake to strike Mexico in less than two weeks has caused catastrophic damage in the country's capital.

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 22:45:49 GMT | MORE DETAILS

What seismology can tell us about underground nukes - Eureka Times Standard


Seismologists needed high quality recordings of both earthquakes and explosions and a detailed picture of earthquake structure to understand how the seismic signals were modified as they traveled through the earth. Prior to 1961, there were regional ...

Wed, 06 Sep 2017 22:56:59 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Small Earthquake Rattles North Korea, and the World's Nerves - New York Times


The South Korean seismology agency said the quake was probably natural, and the North did not immediately issue a statement or say that one was coming, as it has done when conducting previous tests. The three agencies gave varying estimates for the ...and more »

Sat, 23 Sep 2017 11:54:53 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Earthquake Detected Near Known NK Test Site - One America News Network (press release)


China's official seismology service reportedly detected the quake in the country's north-east, just before 6 p.m. Saturday. However, officials said they suspect the tremors could have been the result of natural causes. We will continue to follow this ...and more »

Sat, 23 Sep 2017 14:06:51 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Death toll rises to 90 as aftershocks rock Mexico City - Waco Tribune-Herald


JUCHITAN, Mexico — Life for many has moved outdoors in the quake-shocked city of Juchitan, where a third of the homes are reported uninhabitable and repeated aftershocks have scared people away from many structures still standing. The city on Sunday ...

Mon, 11 Sep 2017 03:38:42 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Mexico Desperately Needs a Better Earthquake Alert System - CityLab


It reached 8.3 on the Richter scale, according to the National Seismological Service (SSN)—the second-most powerful earthquake recorded in the history of Mexico. When the sirens sounded in Mexico City, residents of the capital had about 92 seconds to ...

Tue, 12 Sep 2017 17:50:13 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Fund set up to improve study of seismology - Xinhua


BEIJING, Sept. 5 (Xinhua) -- A fund has been set up to improve the study of seismology and attract talent to the field, the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NNSFC) said Tuesday. The fund will run from 2018 to 2022 and will receive 150 ...

Tue, 05 Sep 2017 12:40:57 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Death toll rises to 60 in powerful Mexico earthquake - Waco Tribune-Herald


A man sits in his wheelchair backdropped by a building damaged in a massive earthquake, in Juchitan, Oaxaca state, Mexico Friday, Sept. 8, 2017. One of the most powerful earthquakes ever to strike Mexico has hit off its southern Pacific coast, killing ...

Sat, 09 Sep 2017 03:34:22 GMT | MORE DETAILS

This is what earthquake science can tell us about North Korea's nuclear test - The Independent


The use of what's called “forensic seismology” to detect and identify nuclear tests dates back almost to the birth of nuclear weapons themselves. In 1946, the US conducted the first underwater test of a nuclear bomb at Bikini Atoll in the Pacific Ocean.

Mon, 04 Sep 2017 09:57:00 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Nevada experiment mimics earthquakes to test bridge design | Daily ... - Daily Mail


University of Nevada engineers on Wednesday will rattle a 100-ton, 70-foot (21-meter) bridge model to see how it holds up on a giant contraption in a Reno ...

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 17:16:37 GMT | MORE DETAILS

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