Earthquake

Some Japanese scientists are shifting their focus toward passing on that knowledge to the rest of the disaster-prone Pacific Rim in order to help ensure that other nations are adequately prepared in the event of their own 3/11.
Japan Times Ltd., the
A resident walks past a collapsed house in the aftermath of the 2011 Tōhoku earthquake
Results of a new study by Northwestern University researchers will help earthquake scientists better deal with seismology's most important problem: when to expect the next big earthquake on a fault.
Physics World Northwestern University
It’s been close to 30 years since California enacted the bulk of its seismic safety standards, but hospitals continue to ask for more time and flexibility.
Jefferson Public Radio
A resident walks past a collapsed house in the aftermath of the 2011 Tōhoku earthquake
We live on an active planet, one whose surface is constantly in motion, although imperceptibly to us most of the time. Until an earthquake occurs.
Conversation Media Group, the
A group of social scientists, seismologists and engineers is developing surveys to understand the efficacy of earthquake early warning alerts.
Temblor
 Indian Ocean Earthquake and Tsunami disaster
A new study has found that Individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds are more likely to experience disaster-related home loss, and they are also more likely to develop functional limitations following the disaster.
Boston University
Illustration of two tectonic plates in the ocean causing a tsunami
When tectonic plates collide and thrust over each other and cause an earthquake, a tsunami can occur. That should not happen in an earthquake where the plates slide past each other. A team of researchers has a new solution to the riddle.
Utrecht University
The people most rattled by the magnitude 6.4 earthquake early Tuesday said the alert didn't give them enough time to take cover as the temblor shook homes off foundations, knocked out power and water to thousands, and injured more than a dozen people.
PhysOrg, Omicron Technology Ltd Associated Press
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This study analyzes the exposure of energy and transport assets in Asia and the Pacific to climate change and earthquake hazards and highlights how multi-hazard assessment can help strengthen the resilience of crucial infrastructure.
Asian Development Bank
The analysis of the lessons learned and the available documents regarding the Bam earthquake in Iran (2003) shows that the preparedness of people and organizations to face this event was very low.
Sepid newspaper