NCREE was established in October 1990. Its laboratory, equipped with tri-axial seismic shaking table facilities, reaction wall systems and strong floor test beds, allows for earthquake simulation of large- and full-scale, static and dynamic structural experiments.
official site: http://www.narl.org.tw/en/tech/company/?company_id=6
The 2010 Pakistan floods began in July 2010 following heavy monsoon rains in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Sindh, lower Punjab and Balochistan regions of Pakistan. Present estimates indicate that over two thousand people have died and over a million homes have been destroyed since the flooding began. The United Nations estimates that more than twenty million people are injured or homeless as a result...
Updated every 5 minutes, shows earthquakes around the globe from the last hour, day, and week, showing also the intensity. This was produced by the USGS Northern California Earthquake Hazards Program and coems directly from here: http://earthquake.usgs.gov/eqcenter/recenteqsww/catalogs/eqs7day-age.kmz
Have a look around this mystic place called Snow Lake in northern Pakistan. It is the center of the famed Biafo-Hispar-Trek and is considered one of the most stunning places on earth (along with Concordia, which is close by). It is a huge "lake" of snow out of which rise dozens of mountains.
This is the Epicenter of the 7.2 magnitude earthquake that occurred on this day at 2:46:28 UTC 36 kilometrs deep. A 10cm tsunami, landslides in rural areas, a reported house collapse,that is, minor damage.
Lake Sarez - deep in the Pamir mountains of Tajikistan, was created 90 years ago when a strong earthquake triggered a massive landslide that, in turn, became a huge dam along the Murghob River, now called the Usoi Dam.
The USGS Earthquake Hazards Program has compiled a database of earthquake faults in the United States which are believed to be the sources of earthquakes with magnitudes greater than 6 during the past 1,600,000 years. Detailed descriptions of many of the faults is provided via an online database linked to the fault lines in Google Earth.
JAKARTA, Indonesia - A 6-foot-high tsunami crashed into beach resorts and fishing villages along Indonesiaís Java island Monday, killing at least 339 people, leaving many missing and sending thousands fleeing to higher ground in terror, witnesses and officials said.
Regional agencies issued bulletins that a 7.7-magnitude undersea earthquake was strong enough to send a killer wav...
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