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Earthquake Bay Area May 28 2015
The 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake occurred in Northern California on October 17 at 5:04 p.m. local time (1989-10-18 00:04 UTC). The shock was centered in The Forest of Nisene Marks State Park approximately 10 mi (16 km) northeast of Santa Cruz on a section of the San Andreas Fault System and was named for the nearby Loma Prieta Peak in the Santa ...
There are three main types of fault, all of which may cause an interplate earthquake: normal, reverse (thrust) and strike-slip.Normal and reverse faulting are examples of dip-slip, where the displacement along the fault is in the direction of dip and movement on them involves a vertical component.
When the 2011 earthquake and tsunami struck Tohoku, Japan, Chris Goldfinger was two hundred miles away, in the city of Kashiwa, at an international meeting on seismology. As the shaking started, everyone in the room began to laugh. Earthquakes are common in Japan—that one was the third of the week ...
The 1960 Valdivia earthquake struck Chile on the afternoon of 22nd May 1960, causing widespread damage with Valdivia being the most affected city.Also known as the Great Chilean earthquake, it was a 9.5 M W earthquake making it the most powerful ever recorded till date.
The Bay Area Resilient by Design joins government, community leaders and stakeholders from around the region to address challenges affecting the resiliency of our neighborhoods, environment, and infrastructure in this era of climate and seismic uncertainty.
In the past decade, several quakes around the world have killed hundreds of thousands of people. Here's a look at some of the deadliest quakes in the past 10 or so years: APRIL 25, 2015: MORE THAN 8,000 DEAD IN NEPAL More than 8,000 people were killed on April 25, 2015, after a magnitude-7.8 quake ...
Public education workshops, hosted by the City of Campbell River, were held December 11th and 15th 2014 at the Tidemark Theatre. Presentations by BC Hydro and members of the community emergency preparedness team provided information on how to prepare for this risk.
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