Disaster Response in JAPAN

Disaster Response in JAPAN

June 29, 2012

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the earthquake occurred at a depth of 15.2 miles (24.4 kilometers) beneath the seafloor. This map shows the location of the March 11 earthquake, as well as the foreshocks (dotted lines) and aftershocks (solid lines). The size of each circle represents the magnitude of the associated quake or shock. […]

How can the Middle East improve seismic monitoring

How can the Middle East improve seismic monitoring

June 23, 2012

After the recent earthquakes in Chile and Haiti, it is not surprising to see countries updating their disaster contingency plans. However in the Middle East, where recent quakes in Turkey and Iran have killed hundreds, many states are working hard to improve their seismic monitoring systems to prevent future loss of life. Source