M 5.5 in West Chile Rise on 02 Feb 2019 17:55 UTC

Media coverage of this event

Articles: 36
Articles about casualties: 1 (2.8%)
Articles in last hour: 0

News articles per day

Social media analysis

The information below is extracted by an experimental JRC system to analyze Twitter messages for the occurance of secondary effects for earthquakes and tsunamis. This feature is currently not available for other disaser types.

All headlines on this Alert

The headlines below have been automatically extracted by the Europe Media Monitor.

Dark fiber lays groundwork for long-distance earthquake detection and groundwater mapping

Wed, 06 Feb 2019 17:21:00 +0100innovations-report (en)

According to Jonathan Ajo-Franklin, a staff scientist in Berkeley Lab's Earth and Environmental Sciences Area who led the study, there are approximately 10 million kilometers of fiber-optic cable around the world, and about 10 percent of that consists of dark fiber.

Terrawatch: 'slow earthquake' in Turkey took 50 days to shake out

Wed, 06 Feb 2019 15:57:00 +0100guardian (en)

I t was a magnitude 5.8 earthquake, but nobody felt it. That’s because this quake took about 50 days to shake itself out. Occurring a few kilometres south of Istanbul, this “slow earthquake”, which took place during summer 2016, could be a sign that the dangerous is reawakening.

MERMAIDs Spy Huge Umbrella-Shaped Heat Source Beneath The Galápagos

Wed, 06 Feb 2019 15:21:00 +0100forbes (en)

MERMAIDs have taken a snapshot of a rather sizeable, deep superheated umbrella hiding beneath the Galápagos. That’s worth it alone just for the fun headline, but the science behind this story is pretty neat too, so let’s dig in. The Galápagos, those wondrous wildlife enclaves that....

Dark fiber lays groundwork for long-distance earthquake detection and groundwater mapping

Wed, 06 Feb 2019 13:53:00 +0100knowridge (en)

Berkeley Lab researchers capture a detailed picture of how earthquakes travel through the Earth’s subsurface. In traditional seismology, researchers studying how the earth moves in the moments before, during, and after an earthquake rely on sensors that cost tens of thousands of dollars to make and install underground.

Dozens Hurt After Powerful Earthquake Shakes Central Azerbaijan

Wed, 06 Feb 2019 12:55:00 +0100rferl (en)

BAKU -- Dozens of residents in Azerbaijan's central city of Samaxi and nearby villages are calling for help from medical personnel after a strong earthquake hit the area late on February 5. Azerbaijan's Health Ministry said a 58-year-old man has been hospitalized with severe head injuries suffered as a result of the earthquake.

newsinfo Earthquake shakes Quezon town February 06, 2019

Wed, 06 Feb 2019 12:42:00 +0100inquirer (en)

MANILA, Philippines – A magnitude 3.9 earthquake shook parts of Quezon province Wednesday afternoon, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said. In its initial earthquake bulletin, Phivolcs said the earthquake struck 21 kilometers (km) west of Padre Burgos, Quezon at 2:01 p.

Wave of earthquakes hits Azerbaijan

Wed, 06 Feb 2019 10:45:00 +0100news-am (en)

Three earthquakes hit northern Azerbaijan on Tuesday night following the major six-magnitude earthquake, the Azerbaijani Republican Center for Seismological Service of the National Academy of Sciences reported. The quake struck at 11:37 pm local time at a depth of about 11 kilometers and eight....

Dark fiber lays groundwork for long-distance earthquake detection and groundwater mapping

Wed, 06 Feb 2019 02:19:00 +0100sciencedaily (en)

Now researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have figured out a way to overcome these hurdles by turning parts of a 13,000-mile-long testbed of "dark fiber," unused fiber-optic cable owned by the DOE Energy Sciences Network (ESnet), into a....

5.1 magnitude earthquake hits Azerbaijan, tremors felt in capital Baku

Tue, 05 Feb 2019 22:00:00 +0100rt (en)

A 5.1 magnitude earthquake has struck in the Caucasus Mountains, with the epicenter 10 kilometers below the surface near the town of Basqal, in Azerbaijan’s Ismayilli region. The tremors were strong enough to be felt in Baku. The quake was registered at 11:41 pm local time.

Dark fiber lays groundwork for long-distance earthquake detection and groundwater mapping

Tue, 05 Feb 2019 21:45:00 +0100eurekalert (en)

Credit: Ajo-Franklin/Berkeley Lab. In traditional seismology, researchers studying how the earth moves in the moments before, during, and after an earthquake rely on sensors that cost tens of thousands of dollars to make and install underground. And because of the expense and labor involved, only a....

Magnitude 5.2 Earthquake Rattles Western Greece

Tue, 05 Feb 2019 20:46:00 +0100greekreporter (en)

A magnitude 5.2 on the Richter scale earthquake hit west Preveza in western Greece at 04:26 local time (02:26 GMT) on Tuesday. The epicenter was 14 kilometers (8.5 miles) northwest of Preveza in the Ionian sea, 294 kilometers (183 miles) northwest of Athens, and the focal depth was 10 kilometers (6 miles).

5.6-magnitude earthquake jolts Kashmir

Tue, 05 Feb 2019 18:12:00 +0100greaterkashmir (en)

. The earthquake struck southwestern Kashmir at 10:17 PM local time, reported EMSC. GK Web Desk Srinagar, Publish Date: Feb 5 2019 10:32PM | Updated Date: Feb 5 2019 10:38PM A strong earthquake measuring 5.6 on the Richter scale jolted Kashmir valley on Tuesday night.

Manila Bay island-building to sink inland homes – expert

Tue, 05 Feb 2019 18:03:00 +0100philstar (en)

Huge obstacles deter President Rody Duterte’s Great Manila Bay Rehab. Thirty-eight reclamations totaling 26,234 hectares are planned along almost the entire coastline. Environment lawyer Tony Oposa prefers calling the near-shore schemes “tambak” or landfilling. For, those are virtually island constructions for eventual high- rise s.

Magnitude 5.2 Earthquake Rattles Western Greece

Tue, 05 Feb 2019 08:41:00 +0100greekreporter (en)

A magnitude 5.2 on the Richter scale earthquake hit west Preveza in western Greece at 4:26 a.m. on Tuesday. The epicenter was 14 km northwest of Preveza in the Ionian sea, and the focal depth was 10 km. The jolt was felt as far away as Corfu and Patra.

Trinity Episcopal Church Designated a Santa Barbara City Landmark

Tue, 05 Feb 2019 07:53:00 +0100noozhawk (en)

Santa Barbara's is now a city landmark. The City Council voted unanimously late last month to recognize the Gothic Revival style building at 1500 State St. Architect Philip Hubert Frohman designed the church with partner Harold Martin in 1912. Frohman was the supervising architect of Washington National Cathedral in Washington, D.

Mobility Showdown: Bird Scooter vs. Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG in Santa Monica

Tue, 05 Feb 2019 07:44:00 +0100thedrive (en)

SOUND SYSTEM. If the S63 AMG's stock sound system is an embarrassment, the $6,400 Burmester upgrade is pure criminality. I own a high-end home audio showroom in NYC, and can confirm that 1) Burmester looks cool; 2) Burmester is overpriced; 3) Burmester in-car systems don't sound as good as their....

Northern CA Hit by 11 Earthquakes Over Weekend

Tue, 05 Feb 2019 05:13:00 +0100newsweek-USA (en)

Over the weekend, nearly a dozen earthquakes struck within a relatively small region just off the coast of Northern California, according to the United States Geological Survey (USGS). The 11 quakes ranged in magnitude between 2.9 and 4.5 on the Richter scale. Tremors from 3.0 up to 3.

Moreno entrega de 678 viviendas de protección social

Mon, 04 Feb 2019 18:19:00 +0100ecuadorenvivo (es)

El presidente, Lenín Moreno, entregó este lunes 678 viviendas que beneficiarán a más de 3.000 ciudadanos en la provincia de Manabí, situada en el oeste del país. Las obras buscan el fortalecimiento comunitario y mejorar las condiciones de vida. "Son casi 700 viviendas que mejorarán la vida de sus....

Death toll in Cuba tornado rises to six

Mon, 04 Feb 2019 07:33:00 +0100tribune (en)

HAVANA: The number of people killed in the powerful tornado that ripped through part of Havana last week has rise n to six, authorities said on Sunday. Public Health Minister Jose Angel Portal Miranda said in state media that “sadly, two people have died among the 13 who were in critical condition.” The earlier death toll was four.

This Day in History | 1998 4,000 feared dead in Afghan earthquake

Mon, 04 Feb 2019 01:39:00 +0100macaudailytimes (en)

An earthquake in northern Afghanistan has left thousands dead, injured or homeless. The earthquake is centred on the city of Rostaq in the remote province of Takhar, close to the border with Tajikistan. A spokesman for the Northern Alliance – which controls the area – told Pakistan-based Afghan Islamic Press over 3,500 bodies had been recovered.

More information

For a full list of available products related to this event, please refer to the GDACS Resources page.