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Hidden Fault Could Trigger Cataclysmic Megaquake in Asia
Offbeat  (tags: earthquake, fault )

- 104 days ago -
A massive fault could trigger a cataclysmic earthquake beneath Bangladesh, parts of east India and Myanmar, new research suggests.
Japan Earthquake: Powerful New Tremor in Kumamoto
Offbeat  (tags: Earthquake, Tsunami warning, Japan )

- 190 days ago -
A powerful earthquake has struck near the southern Japanese city of Kumamoto, a day after a tremor there killed at least nine people. The magnitude-7.1 quake at a depth of 10km (6 miles) hit at 01:25 on Saturday (15:25 GMT on Friday).
5 Years After the Great East Japan Earthquake / 217 Hours in House Carried By Tsunami
Offbeat  (tags: earthquake, Tohoku disaster, tsunami, lives )

- 231 days ago -
A high school student and his grandmother in Ishinomaki, Miyagi Prefecture, trapped in their house that was carried away by the tsunami during the Great East Japan Earthquake, endured their ordeal by encouraging each other until they were rescued after 21
Afghanistan-Pakistan Earthquake Leaves Hundreds Dead
Offbeat  (tags: Natural Disaster, Earthquake, Pakistan, Afghanistan )

- 363 days ago -
More than 260 people have died, mostly in Pakistan, after a magnitude-7.5 earthquake hit north-eastern Afghanistan
Has the International Community Failed Haiti?
Offbeat  (tags: international community, politically-motivated violence, earthquake, Haiti )

- 439 days ago -
Since its shattering earthquake five years ago Haiti has received billions of dollars of foreign aid. But for all the international largesse the country remains impoverished and ill-governed
Nepal Earthquake, Magnitude 7.3, Strikes Near Everest
Offbeat  (tags: Natural Disaster, Earthquake, Nepal, Mount Everest )

- 530 days ago -
A major earthquake has struck eastern Nepal, near Mount Everest, two weeks after more than 8,000 died in a devastating quake.
The Vets Working to Save the Animals Caught Up in Nepal's Devastating Earthquake
Offbeat  (tags: Vets, Nepal, earthquake, animals )

- 540 days ago -
Purnima Tamang lost everything in the Nepalese earthquake which destroyed most of her village.
Stray Dog Turns Hero as He Helps Japanese Rescue Teams Look for Survivors of Nepalese Quake
Offbeat  (tags: Yumenosuke, Japan, hero, Nepal, earthquake )

- 542 days ago -
Yumenosuke, a four-year-old former stray from Hiroshima, has been in Nepal since Sunday with a Japanese emergency aid team, helping sniff out earthquake survivors.
Nepal Earthquake: Death Toll Rises Above 3,000
Offbeat  (tags: Natural Disaster, Earthquake, Death toll, Nepal )

- 546 days ago -
At least 3,218 people are now known to have died in a massive earthquake which hit Nepal on Saturday, say officials.
Nepal Earthquake: Hundreds Die, Many Feared Trapped
Offbeat  (tags: Natural Disaster, earthquake, Nepal )

- 548 days ago -
Hundreds of people are known to have died in a powerful earthquake that struck Nepal, with many more feared trapped under rubble, officials say.
Italy to Spend EUR200K on Seismic-Proof Plinth for Michelangelo's David
Offbeat  (tags: Art, Earthquake )

- 671 days ago -
Michelangelo's David will be given a special, anti-seismic plinth worth 200,000 euros, to protect it from earth tremors in Florence. Safety concerns were raised following 250 tremors that rattled the region in the past few days.
'Fracking Loophole' Allows Drilling Companies to Use Unregulated Toxins - Report
Offbeat  (tags: Earthquake, Ecology, Fracking, Health, USA )

- 731 days ago -
A number of US oil companies are taking advantage of the so-called "Halliburton Loophole" to circumvent federal legislature regulating diesel-based fluids in fracking, instead exploiting the environment with even more toxic chemicals, new report says.
Fracking Triggered 400 Earthquakes in Ohio, Study Finds
Offbeat  (tags: Earthquake, Ecology, Fracking, Science, USA )

- 738 days ago -
A new study on the practice of hydraulic fracturing has found a direct connection to some 400 micro-earthquakes in an Ohio town. This is the second report on the Utica Shale this year. The town is one of very few where the quakes took place on a fault.
Some 2,500 Earthquakes in Oklahoma Linked to Fracking
Offbeat  (tags: Earthquake, Ecology, Fracking, USA )

- 839 days ago -
The last five years have seen Oklahoma experience more than 2,500 earthquakes - the vast majority of which are being connected to the oil and gas exploration process of fracking.
Just 4 Fracking Wastewater Sites Cause 20 Percent of All Central US Earthquakes - Study
Offbeat  (tags: Earthquake, Fracking, Science, USA )

- 842 days ago -
Just four wastewater wells in Oklahoma - where energy companies dump water after completing the hydraulic fracturing process - have caused scores of earthquakes this year, some 30 km from the site, according to a new study by top US universities.

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