SCEC Highlights and News

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

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09/23/2022
The plate boundary between Africa and the Iberian Peninsula could cause large tsunamis
The paper, recently published in Nature Communications, defines for the first time the complex geometry of this act...
Phys.org
09/22/2022
SCEC Scores Large-scale HPC Allocations
Great news on the high-performance computing (HPC) front: this summer, SCEC researchers working on large-scale seismolog...
09/22/2022
Deepest Scientific Ocean Drilling Sheds Light on Japan’s Next Great Earthquake
Scientists who drilled deeper into an undersea earthquake fault than ever before have found that the tectonic stress in ...
UT Austin News
09/20/2022
Written in Stone: Inca Buildings Remember Ancient Earthquakes
Damage to the Inca buildings of Cusco reveals a forgotten earthquake history that could help scientists understand moder...
EOS
09/19/2022
A 7.6 magnitude earthquake shakes Mexico on the anniversary of two previous quakes
A magnitude 7.6 earthquake shook Mexico's central Pacific coast on Monday, killing at least one person and setting off a...
NPR
09/19/2022
Watch Taiwan’s 660-Ton Skyscraper ‘Damper’ Swing During Magnitude-6.9 Earthquake
Onlookers had a chance to actually watch the damper at work during the recent earthquake as it counteracted the tremors ...
Vice
09/18/2022
Strong Taiwan earthquake traps people and derails a train
A strong earthquake shook much of Taiwan on Sunday, toppling a three-story building and temporarily trapping four people...
NPR
09/15/2022
Cracking the Secrets to Earthquake Safety, One Shake Simulation at a Time
A new experimental capability, designed to replicate realistic earthquakes in the laboratory, paired with the world’s ...
Berkeley Lab News
09/11/2022
Massive 7.6 earthquake rocks Papua New Guinea
The quake struck at a depth of 90 kilometers (roughly 56 miles) near Kainantu, a town with a population of roughly 8,500...
CNN
09/09/2022
Global Seismic Networks: Recording the Heartbeat of the Earth
Global broadband seismographic networks have provided the science community with 30 years of data which is being used to...
EOS