Why are shallow earthquakes more destructive? The disaster in Java is a devastating example

Phil R. Cummins, Australian National University; Mudrik Rahmawan Daryono, Badan Riset dan Inovasi Nasional (BRIN), and…

Death toll in Indonesia quake rises to 162

A powerful earthquake has shaken Indonesia’s main island of Java, killing 162 people and injuring hundreds…

Strong earthquake tremors felt across Delhi-NCR

Earthquake were felt across Delhi National Capital Region on Tuesday night. The magnitude of the earthquake…

One year on from Haiti earthquake, time to return home

On 14 August 2021 a 7.2 magnitude earthquake struck Haiti, destroying, or rendering uninhabitable tens of…

Powerful earthquake in Afghanistan: Death toll rises to 920

The powerful earthquake has killed at least 920 people and left hundreds more injured in Afghanistan.

250 killed as earthquake shakes Afghanistan, Pakistan

An earthquake of magnitude 6.1 has killed at least 250 people in Afghanistan, the country’s disaster…

Japan: Red alert for Fukushima nuclear plant after earthquake

A series of earthquakes off the coast of Japan on Wednesday triggered a tsunami advisory for Miyagi and…