Posts Tagged ‘earthquakes’

A Few Seconds to Prepare

Friday, October 17th, 2014

UC Berkeley researchers are working on an early warning system for earthquakes.

Earthquake Preparedness: Kit Storage

Wednesday, October 15th, 2014

Today’s post: where and how to store your earthquake kit.

Shaking, Shocking, and Disappearing

Friday, May 23rd, 2014
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It’s not a new dance but a science news mash-up—the latest headlines on earthquakes, lightning, and fog…

Earthquake Early Warning

Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014
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Many countries get a heads-up before the shaking starts. When will the U.S. get a system in place?

Earthquake Anniversary

Friday, April 18th, 2014
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On the anniversary of the 1906 seismic event, we look at recent earthquake news.

Monitoring California Hazards

Wednesday, December 18th, 2013
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Scientists are upgrading GPS stations to better monitor extreme weather and seismic activity.

Superstorms and Seismic Waves

Tuesday, April 23rd, 2013
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By Molly Michelson Did you feel a small tremor rumbling underground last fall? Seismometers as far west as Seattle lit up on October 30. But the source of the recorded energy didn’t come from an earthquake. It came from Superstorm Sandy, an extreme hurricane that hit the East Coast thousands of miles away. What the…? […]

Drilling Deep for Earthquakes

Monday, October 15th, 2012
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An international team is drilling deeply to look for where (and how) large earthquakes occur.

Plate Break-Up

Thursday, September 27th, 2012

Two large earthquakes that occurred in the Indian Ocean last April seem to be triggering much more than shaking.

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