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|At least 16 people, including five children were killed when an earthquake measuring 6.3 on the Richter scale destroyed hundreds of homes in central Italy early this morning. |
Another 30 people are missing after the earthquake struck at 3.32 am (0132 GMT) near l'Aquila in the mountainous region of Abruzzo 60 miles (95 kilometres) north of Rome.
Dawn revealed a sce...
|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.|
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|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.||05/28/2009||1,000|
|Site of today's magnitude 7 earthquake. Tsunami warnings for Thailand||07/24/2005||2,460|
|Overlay image of a landslide in Makhri, a village on the northern outskirts of Muzzaffarabad, on October 9, 2005. The western face of the mountain has collapsed, sending a cascade of white-grey rock into the Neelum River. The landslide is likely only one of many to occur along the river, which is almost unrecognizable after the earthquake. The magnitude 7.6 earthquake that shattered Pakistan on...||10/29/2005||1,208|
|Earthquake Structural Damage Assessment|
August 1999 - Temporal Difference Image - Izmit, Turkey
Earthquake date: 17th August 1999
|The World's strongest recorded Earthquake|
At 3.40pm on 22 May 1960 Valdivia was hit by the strongest recorded earthquake in the world. The Earthquake measured 9.5 on the Richter Scale. Most of the buildings in the city were destroyed by the earth's movements or by the devasting tsunamis that followed. Not only were there catastrophic consequences in the South of Chile, the earthquake ca...
|The basilica named after the saint patron of Italy. Some parts of it has been destroyed by the last big earthquake in the area. Recently the Basilica has been totally fixed.|
|The biggest earthquake in Taiwanese history.It happened at 1:45am on September 21 1999.The epicenter is a mile under the ground in Nantou near Puli. 2,034 people were confirmed dead. Another 6,536 were injured and 2,308 were trapped, while 208 were still listed as missing. ||10/28/2006||732|
|This is the epicenter of the 5.4 earthquake in southern California on July 29, 2008.||07/29/2008||385|
|Realtime earthquake data in the Earth.|
Seismic data source: USGS, EMSC, GEODATA
Data provider: RSOE HAVARIA Emergency Information Service
Refresh interval: 5 minutes
|Earthquakes are happening around the world all the time, we just can't feel all of them. The US Geological Survey (USGS) is constantly monitoring the Earth with sensitive instruments and for some time now has offered ways of sharing their data on the web through their Earthquake Hazards Program. Last February I reported on their new Google Earth earthquake monitoring features. They have recentl...||06/19/2007||3,353|