SCEC Highlights and News

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

Results 1-10 of 725
  • 1 of 73
  • >
Lori Dengler | The best antidote to earthquake jitters is preparedness action
The best antidote to fear and worry about the next quake is taking action to make you, your family, and your workplace s...
Times Standard
A more realistic earthquake probability model using long-term fault memory
Northwestern's research team of seismologists and statisticians has developed an earthquake probability model that is mo...
Japan study points to high probability of twin earthquakes in Nankai Trough
The research, conducted by scientists at Tohoku University, Kyoto University and the University of Tokyo, was published ...
The Japan Times
7.6 quake damages buildings in Indonesia, felt in Australia
A powerful deep-sea earthquake damaged village buildings in a lightly populated island chain in eastern Indonesia early ...
Spectrum News
Strong Quake Hits Vanuatu, Triggering Tsunami Warning
A 7.0 magnitude earthquake shook the Pacific archipelago of Vanuatu on Sunday, the U.S. Geological Survey reported, trig...
Civil engineering professor to chair advisory board for NSF center addressing natural hazards
The SimCenter, part of the Natural Hazards Engineering Research Infrastructure (NHERI), with joint center leadership fro...
Nevada Today
California earthquake to cause $600m of economic loss in Humboldt County: RMSI
A 6.4 magnitude earthquake that jolted the northern coast of California near Ferndale on 20 December is set to cause $60...
Reinsurance News
New Tectonic Plate Model Could Improve Earthquake Risk Assessment
A new model of tectonic plates in New Zealand may identify areas of increased earthquake likelihood. ...
Magnitude 6.4 earthquake rocks Northern California, leaving tens of thousands without power
A magnitude 6.4 earthquake shook parts of Northern California early Tuesday, jolting people awake, the U.S. Geological S...
Study shows how machine learning could predict rare disastrous events, like earthquakes or pandemics
Researchers from Brown and MIT suggest how scientists can circumvent the need for massive data sets to forecast extreme ...
Brown News