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After Iran-Iraq earthquake, seismologists work to fill in fault map of...

With a magnitude of 7.3, the Nov. 12, 2017 earthquake that shook the border region between Iran and Iraq is among the largest ever...

First detailed simulation of 2004 megathrust earthquake

Scientists in Munich have completed the first detailed simulation of the Sumatra earthquake that triggered a devastating tsunami on the day after Christmas in...

Largest, longest multiphysics earthquake simulation created to date

Just before 8:00 a.m. local time on December 26, 2004, people in southeast Asia were starting their days when the third strongest recorded earthquake...

M 7.3 earthquake hits Iran-Iraq 2017

At least 210 people were killed in Iran and Iraq on Sunday when a powerful magnitude 7.3 earthquake hit the region, state media in...

Earthquakes caused by industrial activities, what are the risks and how...

On September 3, 2016, a magnitude 5.8 earthquake struck just northwest of Pawnee, Oklahoma, causing moderate to severe damages in buildings near the epicenter....

Japanese earthquake zone strongly influenced by the effects of friction

The islands of the Japanese archipelago are affected both by frequent, low-magnitude earthquakes and tremors and by larger, highly destructive events. One of the...

Earthquake risk elevated with detection of spontaneous tectonic tremor in Anza...

Scientists at the University of California, Riverside have detected spontaneous tectonic tremor—a signature of slow earthquakes deep below the earth's surface—in the Anza Gap...

Raton Basin earthquakes linked to oil and gas fluid injections

A rash of earthquakes in southern Colorado and northern New Mexico recorded between 2008 and 2010 was likely due to fluids pumped deep underground...

Anticipating aftershocks

Southern California has the highest earthquake risk of any region in the U.S., but exactly how risky and where the greatest risks lie remains...

50 simulations of the ‘Really Big One’ show how a 9.0...

One of the worst nightmares for many Pacific Northwest residents is a huge earthquake along the offshore Cascadia Subduction Zone, which would unleash damaging...

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