SCEC Highlights and News

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

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09/19/2017
M 7.1 Earthquake - 5km ENE of Raboso, Mexico
The September 19, 2017, M 7.1 earthquake in Central Mexico occurred as the result of normal faulting at a depth of appro...
USGS
09/11/2017
Seismologists hope to create earthquake forecasts for California, using small temblors to warn of big ones
One day, next to the traffic map and weather forecast on your smartphone, seismologist Thomas H. Jordan envisions an app...
LA Times
09/08/2017
Powerful Quake Rocks Southern Mexico Coast; At Least 32 Die
One of the most powerful earthquakes ever recorded in Mexico struck off the country's southern coast, toppling hundreds ...
AP
09/08/2017
The SCEC Unified Community Velocity Model Software Framework
Read the recent entry in SRL written by SCEC CME developers and IT Architect Phil Maechling. | Realistic velocity m...
09/08/2017
USGS Details: Magnitude 8.1 Earthquake in Mexico
Visit the USGS event page for more information. For estimates of casualties and damage, visit the USGS Prompt Assessment...
USGS
09/07/2017
The 2017 SCEC Annual Meeting | Proceedings and Details
The year 2017 is pivotal for the Center. It marks the beginning of the fifth phase of the Center (SCEC5: 2017-2022) and ...
08/23/2017
IRIS Webinar: Flavors of Pacific Northwest Earthquakes
The Pacific Northwest is vulnerable to several shades of shakes: - giant coastal quakes - isolated, 50-km-deep...
08/23/2017
Where to Find Science Communication Internships
I am currently working for The Economist as their Richard Casement intern for the summer, writing for the science and te...
Code Like A Girl
08/16/2017
All About the San Andreas Fault
Many earthquakes have occurred along it, including famous ones in 1857, 1906 and 1989. The fault marks the bou...
Andrew Alden
08/16/2017
How Friction Evolves During an Earthquake
By simulating earthquakes in a lab, engineers at Caltech have documented the evolution of friction during an earthquake‚...
Caltech