Shaking, trembling or displacement of the earth surface due to seismic waves or other phenomena of volcanic or tectonic origin.source: CRED
25 Aug 2014, SMH
An earthquake early-warning system provided an alert 10 seconds before the magnitude-6.0 earthquake that hit San Francisco and northern California's Napa Valley on Sunday, causing no fatalities. A statewide system, that could give downtown Los Angeles 40 to 50 seconds of warning of a "Big One" (about magnitude-9.0) headed from the San Andreas fault, is announced in the next few years...
People exposed per year
|5||Taiwan, prov. of China||6,625,479|
Source of data: 2009 Global Assessment Report
|Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database|
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