SCEC Highlights and News

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

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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
08/07/2018
The Latest via AP: Lombok quake death toll rises to 98
National Disaster Mitigation Agency spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho says the death toll from the Lombok earthquake has ri...
AP
07/15/2018
A Seismic Change in Predicting How Earthquakes Will Shake Tall Buildings
In their quest to make tall buildings safe during earthquakes, engineers have for decades relied on calculations that re...
Thomas Fuller
06/04/2018
Global earthquake forecast passes test
A newly-accepted study by the journal, Seismological Research Letters, analyzes the Global Earthquake Activity Rate (GEA...
Temblor
05/31/2018
Earthquakes: Separating Fact from Fiction
Unlike the sensationalized Hollywood depictions of earthquakes, researchers say there is still no way to predict how and...
SDSC