Earthquakes in Japan and Ecuador interconnected

Earthquakes Both these powerful earthquake occurred with a difference of only a few days and both were devastating. Japan and Ecuador are located close to each other, only 15 thousand kilometers, and the characteristics of both earthquakes were similar.
The relationship between these two natural disasters actually exists. Continue reading “Earthquakes in Japan and Ecuador interconnected”

California is shaken by hundreds of earthquakes

California earthquakesSan Francisco. California, USA. In recent days we have in the area. Trip to San Ramon, 27 km east of Auckland, is a series of earthquakes with a magnitude up to 3.6. About 200 small earthquakes occurred in the district of San Ramon, from 13 October to 20 October.

The strongest tremors in magnitude from 2.8 to 3.6 were felt mainly in the eastern part of San Francisco Bay. It is reported that the tremors were felt most notable residents of Contra Costa County and Alameda. Only for Monday, 19 October is observed up to 25 significant crustal movements. Continue reading “California is shaken by hundreds of earthquakes”

The most terrible earthquakes

earthquakesThe terrible earthquake on record occurred in the vicinity of the Chilean city of Valdivia in 1960. But despite the magnitude of the record in 9,2-9,3, killing a total of about 6 thousand. Man, and mostly from the tsunami because of the sparsely populated areas, ie. h. tsunami reached Hawaii about 10 thousand. kilometers from the epicenter.

The second record magnitude 9.3 earthquake is considered to be in Alaska in 1964. Hardest hit most populated Anchorage 120km epicenter. But only 9 people were killed under the rubble of the 121 victims who have followed covered the tsunami. Continue reading “The most terrible earthquakes”

Spanish farmers suspected of causing earthquakes

EarthThe Earthquake which occurred May 11, 2011 near the Spanish town of Lorca, could be triggered by farmers draining groundwater aquifers.

The work of scientists published in Nature Geoscience, she is also devoted to the editorial of the magazine. To establish changes in the earth’s crust, which occurred as a result of the May earthquake, the researchers used satellite radar scanning the area.
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