small quakes

Magnitude of Haiti quake surprises experts

January 14th, 2010 - 4:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan. 14 (ANI): The intensity of the Haiti earthquake that killed nearly 500,000 people has left experts intensely surprised, with the magnitude 7 quake being touted as the strongest earthquake ... Read more...

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6.5 Magnitude Quake Hits Eureka

January 10th, 2010 - 7:29 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri, Eureka, Calif., Jan 10, (THAINDIAN NEWS) An earthquake measuring 6.5 on the Richter scale hit California on January 9, at around 4.37 PM PT. The main region effected was Northern ... Read more...

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Hidden fault amplified 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami

December 25th, 2009 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 25 (ANI): In a new research, scientists have found that the devastating 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami was amplified by a hidden fault.Scientists thought the culprit behind the deadly waves ... Read more...

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New model to predict rough size and location of future quakes

December 4th, 2009 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 4 (ANI): A team of scientists has developed a new model that suggests a way to narrow size and location range of future earthquakes.The forecasting model developed by Danijel Schorlemmer, ... Read more...

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New tool detects impending quake 10 hours earlier

July 10th, 2008 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 10 (IANS) Seismologists, using ultra sensitive instruments, have detected minute changes that preceded small quakes along California's famed San Andreas fault by as much as 10 hours. If follow-up tests ... Read more...

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Web hits can be used to detect earthquakes

July 1st, 2008 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 1 (ANI): Internet traffic counters used to measure web hits could rival dedicated seismological equipment as a way of detecting earthquakes.According to a report in New Scientist, visits to ... Read more...

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Accurate quake forecast still not possible: Experts

June 4th, 2008 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Beijing, June 4 (Xinhua) The earthquake on May 12 in China's southwest took less than two minutes to kill some 70,000 people and injure many more, mostly in Sichuan province. Shock turned ... Read more...

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Large earthquakes can trigger smaller tremors even on opposite side of Earth

May 26th, 2008 - 1:44 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 26 (ANI): A new study has shown that large earthquakes routinely trigger smaller jolts worldwide, including on the opposite side of the planet and in areas not prone to ... Read more...

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Flowing lava from volcanoes might cause mini earthquakes

May 22nd, 2008 - 3:37 pm ICT by admin
London, May 22 (ANI): Scientists have suggested that mini earthquakes observed at volcanoes might be caused by flowing lava, which can fracture and crack even though it is a liquid.According to ... Read more...

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