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Building collapse during earthquake aftershocks

Earthquakes kill, but their aftershocks can cause the rapid collapse of buildings left standing in the aftermath of the initial quake. Research published in the International Journal of Reliability and Safety offers a new ...

dateMay 28, 2015 in Earth Sciences
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What drives earthquake aftershocks?

On 27 February 2010 an earthquake of magnitude 8.8 struck South-Central Chile near the town of Maule. The main shock displaced the subduction interface by up to 16 meters. Like usually after strong earthquakes a series of ...

dateDec 02, 2013 in Earth Sciences
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