geophysics

  • Indonesia Jul 7, 2019

    Indonesia Issues Tsunami Warning After Molucca Sea Quake

    Indonesian authorities issued a tsunami warning after a strong earthquake struck late Sunday night in the Molucca Sea between North Sulawesi and the Maluku archipelago. The U.S. Geological Survey said the magnitude 6.9 quake was centered 185 kilometers (115 miles) southeast of Manado at a depth of 24 kilometers (15 miles). A graphic posted on Twitter by Indonesia’s geophysics agency...

  • Twitter Jul 7, 2019

    Indonesia Issues Tsunami Warning After Molucca Sea Quake

    Indonesian authorities issued a tsunami warning after a strong earthquake struck late Sunday night in the Molucca Sea between North Sulawesi and the Maluku archipelago. The U.S. Geological Survey said the magnitude 6.9 quake was centered 185 kilometers (115 miles) southeast of Manado at a depth of 24 kilometers (15 miles). A graphic posted on Twitter by Indonesia’s geophysics agency...

  • Associated Press Dec 27, 2018

    Indonesia Widens Exclusion Zone Around Island Volcano

    Indonesia raised the danger level for an island volcano that triggered a tsunami on the weekend, killing at least 430 people in Sumatra and Java, and widened its no-go zone. The country’s volcanology agency said Thursday that the Anak Krakatau volcano’s alert status had been raised to the second highest level and the exclusion zone more than doubled to a...

  • Associated Press Dec 23, 2018

    Hundreds Dead After Tsunami Strikes Indonesia

    Indonesia’s Meteorology, Geophysics and Climatology Agency asked people stay away from the coast after nearby volcano erupts raising fear of a new Tsunami.

  • Associated Press Dec 26, 2018

    Indonesia Says Avoid Coast Near Volcano, Fearing New Tsunami

    Indonesian authorities urged people to avoid the coast in areas where a tsunami killed at least 430 people over the weekend in a fresh warning issued on the anniversary of the catastrophic 2004 Asian earthquake and tsunami. The big waves that followed an eruption on a volcanic island hit communities along the Sunda Strait on Saturday night. The eruption of...

  • Associated Press Dec 24, 2018

    Rescuers Dig Through Rubble to Find Survivors After Tsunami Hits Indonesia

    At least 281 people were killed and more than 1,000 injured after a deadly tsunami hit Indonesian islands, killing more than 280 people on a busy holiday weekend.

  • Los Angeles Sep 20, 2017

    Soft Soil Makes Mexico City Shake Like it Was ‘Built on Jelly’

    The soft soil that lines the ancient lake bed that Mexico City is built on amplified the shaking from Tuesday’s earthquake and increased its destructive force, seismologists say as they try to better understand the quake that has killed more than 200 people....
    Scientists are looking at other quirks of the magnitude 7.1 earthquake, including the absence of aftershocks and if...

  • Los Angeles Sep 20, 2017

    At Least 25 Killed in Mexico City School Collapse

    At least 25 people, mostly children, died when the Enrique Rebsamen school collapsed in Mexico City from a 7.1 magnitude earthquake on Sept. 19, 2017. Rescuers are racing against time to pull as many survivors out from the rubble as possible, with 11 rescued alive.

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