Earthquake

Earthquake

An earthquake is the shaking of the surface of the Earth resulting from a sudden release of energy in the Earth's lithosphere that creates seismic waves.

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The study’s findings could be useful for earthquake early warning systems like the U.S. West Coast’s ShakeAlert, the researchers note in the Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America.
Seismological Society of America
Great Hanshin-Awaji Earthquake Report of the 10-Year Reconstruction Overall Verification and Recommendation.jpg
2005
This report is a comprehensive verification of the efforts made for reconstruction from the Great Hanshin-Awaji Earthquake over the last decade in Hyogo Prefecture, Japan, and provides recommendations for similar future shocks.
Hyogo Prefectural Government
From a European perspective, tsunamis and earthquakes are seen to occur mostly in distant regions but scientists emphasize that European coasts are also located in areas that are tectonically very active and prone to the very same events.
PhysOrg, Omicron Technology Ltd
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2021
This study attempted to explore the role of frequency modulation (FM) radio stations working in the earthquake hit areas in Pakistan.
Jàmbá Journal of Disaster Risk Studies
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2021
This paper aims to identify state-of-the-art data sources for building damage assessment and provide guidance for more efficient data collection. Earthquakes are one of the most catastrophic natural phenomena.
Cardiff University Newcastle University
With support from UNDRR's "Making cities sustainable and resilient" project, Guayaquil has developed a DRR plan that has spurred improvements in data collection, equipment and coordination, among others.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
Ulaanbaatar joined the ‘Making Cities Sustainable and Resilient’ initiative, under which it developed a DRR plan that includes increased investments in reconstructing, retrofitting and assessing the safety of buildings. The plan also entails identifying safety zones and protecting livestock.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
Treasure-trove of 2010-2016 Canterbury earthquake liquefaction case histories shared
Natural Hazards Engineering Research Infrastructure