SCEC Highlights and News

Archive of SCEC highlights and news articles that may be of interest to the SCEC community.

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09/04/2018
In Quake-Prone California, Alarm at Scant Insurance Coverage
The ravages of wildfires in California have kept Dave Jones, the state’s insurance commissioner, very busy over the pa...
NY Times
09/04/2018
New California bridge gets sensors to gather earthquake data
A replacement bridge under construction at the second-busiest port in the U.S. isn't just a crucial route for cargo truc...
AP
08/31/2018
Earthquakes: Attacking aftershocks. Study uses AI technology to begin to predict locations of aftershocks
While scientists have developed empirical laws, like Bäth's Law and Ohmori's Law, to describe the likely size and timin...
Science Daily
08/30/2018
08/28/2018, M4.4 Earthquake near La Verne
Since our records began in 1932 we’ve had 9 events of M4 or greater within 10km of today’s event, the largest was M5...
SCSN
08/30/2018
Earthquake early-warning system successfully sent alarm before temblor felt in Pasadena
California’s nascent earthquake early-warning system had another successful run Tuesday night when a 4.4 magnitude...
LA Times
08/23/2018
A Milestone for Forecasting Earthquake Hazards
Simulating nearly 500,000 years of California earthquakes on a supercomputer, researchers were able to match hazard esti...
Kim Martineau
08/23/2018
Venezuela struck by magnitude 7.3 earthquake
A powerful earthquake shook Venezuela’s northeastern coast on Tuesday, forcing residents in the capital to evacuate bu...
USA Today
08/23/2018
Forget Doorframes: Expert Advice on Earthquake Survival Strategies
A magnitude 6.9 earthquake struck the Indonesian island of Lombok and the adjacent Gili Islands this week, and...
Scientific American
08/23/2018
Hunting for Landslides from Cascadia’s Great Earthquakes
Researchers examine the rings of drowned trees in landslide-dammed lakes for clues to today’s earthquake hazards in th...
AGU EOS
08/07/2018
Better Performance and New Features on USGS Earthquake Website
The USGS is committed to delivering accurate and timely natural hazards information, so we’ve been working on our webs...
USGS