SCEC Highlights and News

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

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03/11/2021
Three stories of hope: 10 years on from Japan's triple disaster
Much has changed along the hundreds of miles of devastated coastline and the recovery is gathering pace. ...
The Guardian
03/11/2021
Fukushima: Japan mourns victims of earthquake and nuclear disaster ten years on
Emperor Naruhito and Prime Minister Suga took part in a memorial for the more than 20,000 estimated victims, while singe...
NBC News
03/11/2021
Tsunami Forecast Model Animation: Japan 2011
At 14:46 on the afternoon of 11 March 2011 (05:46 UTC), a 9.0 moment magnitude earthquake struck near the coastline of H...
Pacific Tsunami Warning Center
03/11/2021
Untangling the Heat Paradox Along Major Faults
New research from Caltech seeks to explain the size of the forces acting on so-called "mature faults"—long-lived fault...
Caltech
03/03/2021
A Tribute to Mark Benthien on his 25th Anniversary at SCEC
In the winter of 1996, Jill Andrews (then the Director of the SCEC Education and Outreach Program) was searching for an ...
02/24/2021
Supercomputer creates over 700,000 years of simulated earthquakes
Researchers cannot foretell exactly when an earthquake will hit, but new research that harnesses the power of supercompu...
02/16/2021
ShakeAlert Earthquake Early Warning Delivery for the Pacific Northwest
Starting March 11, 2021, ShakeAlert®-powered earthquake early warning alerts will be available for delivery directly to...
USGS
02/10/2021
50 years ago, the Sylmar earthquake shook L.A., and nothing’s been the same since
How close Los Angeles came to what would have been — many times over— the deadliest disaster in U.S. history remains...
LA Times
02/10/2021
David Bonowitz: Essential Earthquake Design
This week marks the 50th anniversary of the San Fernando earthquake. Engineers learned a lot from San Fernando, especial...
KQED
02/10/2021
The Disaster that Helped the Nation Prepare for Future Earthquakes: Remembering San Fernando
The San Fernando earthquake struck Southern California 50 years ago, killing 64 people and costing over $500 million in ...
USGS