of 5.5 magnitude on Richter scale hit northern parts of Pakistan including Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Fata and Islamabad earlier on Wednesday morning.
Metrological Department confirmed that the epic center of earthquake
was 20km east of Bela City, 4.9 magnitude earthquake
jolted Othal, Bela and other parts of Balochistan.
The network should be able to detect even the minutest of earthquakes
and it should detect earthquake
events from every corner of the country.
4 NATURE UNLEASHED: EARTHQUAKE
(2005) THERE'S double trouble as an earthquake
hits a Russian nuclear power station.
Hough is a geophysicist at the Earthquake
Science Center for the U.S.
Although natural earthquakes
occur in many of these same areas -- e.g., Oklahoma, Texas, Arkansas -- the rate of events has climbed precipitously since 2009.
At the 50th anniversary of the Great Alaska Earthquake
, West provides insight to Alaska's earthquake
history and seismic future, and shares a little bit about himself.
follow the pattern of the 1900s, then a third major earthquake
is a very real possibility.
In Kocaeli, a special ceremony was held at the Fleet Command to remember the 420 military personnel killed during the August 17 earthquake
The largest earthquakes
rupturing along the whole subduction zone may have magnitudes up to 8.6.
"While there is a low probability of building collapse for typical structures in moderate-sized earthquakes
, significant damage is not uncommon, which can result in costly repairs," Daniel O'Brien, geographic information systems and earthquake
program manager for the State Emergency Management Office said.
111-5) provided some additional funding for earthquake
activities under NEHRP through FY2010.