Archive for September, 2017

Strong Quake, Southern Ocean

Wednesday, September 20th, 2017

A strong earthquake struck south of New Zealand this afternoon.


Japan’s Earthquake Early Warning System

Saturday, September 16th, 2017

Japan has a well-developed public warning system to alert its population to the possibility of strong shaking from earthquakes. The system is automated and includes tsunami warnings.


Mexico: Earthquake Early Warning Worked

Wednesday, September 13th, 2017

Mexico City’s earthquake early warning system worked well on Friday, giving residents more than a minute’s warning before shaking from the magnitude eight Chiapas earthquake reached the city.


Great Quake, Mexico

Tuesday, September 12th, 2017

A magnitude eight earthquake, often called a “great” quake, struck off the southern coast of Mexico last Friday afternoon.