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Five people are reported dead after the 8.2 earthquake hit Northern Chile. 

It is a testament to Chile’s preparedness that casualties were not higher.  The quake […]

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Five active volcanoes in Indonesia are rumbling due to what the country’s volcano and disaster agency says is increased geophysical activity linked to recent earthquakes […]

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Latest data from UNISDR and Munich Re (an re-insurance company which collates data about natural disasters).

I apologise if this is a bit like a twitter feed – […]

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The earthquake is the second to hit the region in a little over wa week.  There are concerns about how this will affect one of Italy’s richest regions.

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Laser radar spots quake changes

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An international team of scientists has released a laser-radar image of the area surrounding the site of a Magnitude 7.2 earthquake that occurred in Mexicali, […]

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An excellent article from the BBC which investigates the above headline.

It was initiated by prosecutors putting 6 seismologists on trial for not predicting the 2009 earthquake in […]

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A strong earthquake, 6.8, on the constructive boundary which has formed the Himalayas, hit Northern India and Nepal today.

Landslides caused by the quake have hampered rescue efforts. […]

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Scientists say that the atmosphere above the epicenter of Japan’s catastrophic March 11 earthquake underwent significant changes prior to the tectonic thrust.

Study of satellite information has […]

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