Quantcast
Last updated on April 18, 2014 at 1:21 EDT

Latest Aftershock Stories

2014-04-01 23:32:56

March, 10 2014, 6.9 earthquake off coast of Ferndale, Ca is just one day removed from anniversary of 2011 Tohoku, Japan earthquake. Los Gatos, CA (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 On March 11, 2011 Japan was rocked by a 9.0 earthquake. WorkSafe Technologies of Northern California remembers this day well. Not only because of the catastrophic destruction caused by the mega quake, but the 30,000 catastrophes that were avoided with WorkSafe's help. Since the Fall of 2000, WorkSafe has been helping...

Multi-Study Focuses On Link Between Lushan, Wenchuan Earthquakes
2014-01-03 09:30:34

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online New research, published in Seismological Research Letters, suggests that the 32-mile segment of the fault northeast of the 2013 Lushan rupture is the place to watch for the next major earthquake in the region. Papers published in the special section of the journal suggest that the 2008 Wenchuan earthquake triggered the magnitude M6.6 Lushan quake. Huajian Yao, professor of geophysics at the University of Science and Technology of...

2013-12-02 21:16:24

High-resolution GPS signals provide new insights into the mechanisms of stress transfer in subduction zones On 27 February 2010 an earthquake of magnitude 8.8 struck South-Central Chile near the town of Maule. The main shock displaced the subduction interface by up to 16 meters. Like usually after strong earthquakes a series of aftershocks occurred in the region with decreasing size over the next months. A surprising result came from an afterslip study: Up to 2 meters additional slip...

2013-10-31 12:24:35

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Oct. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- On Friday, November 1, 2013, 11 a.m., at the TCL Chinese Theatre, 6925 Hollywood Blvd., Los Angeles, the most popular film director in China, Feng Xiaogang, will be immortalized in cement during a celebratory Handprint Ceremony. Feng joins the ranks of Cecil B. Demille, Steven Spielberg, Clint Eastwood, Gene Kelly, and Ron Howard, among other great film directors. Beijing-born Feng Xiaogang is a highly successful and visionary Chinese...

2013-08-29 23:26:28

WorkSafe™ Technologies introduces another solution to the seismic risks data centers face. Los Gatos, CA (PRWEB) August 29, 2013 WorkSafe™ Technologies is the only manufacturer of seismic protection products to offer professional installation. They take the same high-quality approach to their installation services as they do their products. When you entrust WorkSafe™ with your valuable equipment, every effort and precaution is taken to ensure a safe and smooth product installation....

2013-05-01 12:29:05

CHENGDU, China, May 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Tianyin Pharmaceutical Co., Inc. (NYSE Amex: TPI), a pharmaceutical company that specializes in patented biopharmaceutical, modernized traditional Chinese medicine (mTCM), branded generics and active pharmaceutical ingredients (API) today reported that TPI's operation sustained the recent earthquake and the following aftershocks caused by the Ya'an earthquake in Sichuan province on April 20(th), 2013. Manufacturing facilities of TPI at Longquan...

Crandall Canyon Mine Collapse Maybe Bigger Than 2008 Study Suggested
2013-04-21 21:36:21

University of Utah A new University of Utah study has identified hundreds of previously unrecognized small aftershocks that happened after Utah's deadly Crandall Canyon mine collapse in 2007. The aftershocks suggest the collapse was as big — and perhaps bigger — than shown in another study by the university in 2008. Mapping out the locations of the aftershocks "helps us better delineate the extent of the collapse at Crandall canyon. It's gotten bigger," says Tex Kubacki, a...

2013-04-19 19:21:48

News from the Seismological Society of America 2013 Annual Meeting The entire world becomes an aftershock zone after a massive magnitude (M) 7 or larger earthquake–but what hazard does this pose around the planet? Researchers are working to extend their earthquake risk estimates over a global scale, as they become better at forecasting the impact of aftershocks at a local and regional level. There is little doubt that surface waves from a large, M7 earthquake can distort fault...

2013-04-01 12:24:13

- Festival will feature filmmaking stars Edward James Olmos, Nicolas Lopez, Lou Diamond Phillips, Vivica Fox, Gina Rodriguez, Carlos Ponce and more MIAMI BEACH, Fla., April 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- With mighty star power and a national Hispanic media and social media stage as the backdrop, Hispanicize 2013 organizers today unveiled the event's film festival selections, celebrity screenings and professional development sessions. Hispanicize 2013 (http://www.HispanicizeEvent.com), the...

2012-09-11 18:23:03

BEIJING and NEW YORK, Sept. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- IMAX Corporation (NYSE: IMAX; TSX: IMX) and Huayi Bros. Group Ltd. (Huayi Bros.), one of China's largest film studios, today announced an expansion of their partnership with the digital re-mastering of four Huayi Bros.' motion pictures in the immersive IMAX format. The films, which were announced at a press conference held at the Beijing CBD Wanda IMAX Theater, will be released into IMAX(®) theatres across China throughout the remainder...