unstable tectonic plates

  • Mega Earthquake 10.0

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    Is there a possibility of mega earthquake 10,0+ or it is just a fiction an event that will never happen?
    The largest earthquake which occurred near the cities of Valdivia and Puerto Montt, Chile, in 1960. Known as the Great Chilean Earthquake, the quake measured an impressive 9.5 on the...

  • 7.5 Earthquake struck Mexico

    Preliminary USGS data: Seismotectonics of Mexico Located atop three of the large tectonic plates, Mexico is one of the world’s most seismically active regions. The relative motion of these crustal plates causes frequent earthquakes and occasional volcanic eruptions. Most of the Mexican landmass is on the westward moving North...
  • 7,8 M earthquake struck Tarapaca Chile

    The USGS has recorded a 7.8-magnitude earthquake of the coast of Chile, just one day after an 8.3 quake rocked the coastal nation. The epicenter of the quake was 14 miles south of the port city of Iquique which also saw damage yesterday. According to the AP, there are not yet...
  • 7,4 magnitude Earthquake hits El Salvador – Growing tensions on tectonic plates

    EL SALVADOR – A powerful 7.4 magnitude earthquake struck off the El Salvador. The earthquake reflects growing seismic tension seen building along the lower Pacific, North American, Cocos, and the Caribbean tectonic plates. Tsunami warning has been issued for Central American nations and Mexico. Magnitude 7.4 Mwp Date-Time 27...
  • NASA Tests GPS Monitoring System for Big U.S. Earthquakes

    WASHINGTON — The space-based technology that lets GPS-equipped motorists constantly update their precise location will undergo a major test of its ability to rapidly pinpoint the location and magnitude of strong earthquakes across the western United States. Results from the new Real-time Earthquake Analysis for Disaster (READI) Mitigation Network...

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