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New Zealand earthquake mapped by satellite

A satellite has mapped the aftermath of the earthquake that devastated Christchurch, New Zealand, showing how the ground deformed, researchers say.

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Publishing Date: 
Wed, 09/03/2011 - 15:07
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174.886
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-40.9006

Lack of a crystal ball frustrates scientists

Senior seismologist Clive Collins was on duty when the first signals from Tuesday's Christchurch earthquake registered on computer screens at Geoscience Australia's Canberra operations centre.

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Wed, 09/03/2011 - 14:20
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133.775
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-25.2744

Space Tools Help Relief Efforts in Haiti

Issue Date: 
Mon, 18/01/2010

 

UNIS/OS/392
18 January 2010

Indonesia: TSF reinforces emergency response system

On October 25th 2010, an earthquake followed by a devastating tsunami struck the Mentawai Islands, a group of four large islands – Siberut, Sipora, Pagai Utara and Pagai Seletan - situated of

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Thu, 03/02/2011 - 12:01
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-0.789275
longitude: 
113.921

Satellite Images from GeoEye and Google Earth- The Destruction in Port-au-Prince

The New York Times Interactive Feature covers the Destruction in Haiti, Then and Now. Satellite photos from GeoEye and Google show Port-au-Prince before and after the Jan.

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Publishing Date: 
Mon, 10/01/2011 - 12:10
latitude: 
18.5393
longitude: 
-72.3364

Earthquake

The scale of earthquakes is commonly measured by Richter scale which compares the maximum heights of the seismic waves at a distance of 100 kilometers from the point

UN-SPIDER Newsletter May 2010

Issue Date: 
Mon, 31/05/2010

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SpaceAid supports response to China earthquake bridging space data providers with disaster management authorities

On April 14, 2010 the Southern Quinghai region in the north-west of China experienced a 6.9 magnitude earthquake which left hundreds of people dead and the majority of population injured.

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Publishing Date: 
Mon, 26/04/2010 - 14:37
latitude: 
33.1
longitude: 
96.7

7.1-magnitude quake hits China

About 300 people have died and 8,000 others were injured after a 7.1-magnitude earthquake hit northwest China's Qinghai Province early on Wednesday, a local official said.

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Wed, 14/04/2010 - 09:31
latitude: 
33.1
longitude: 
96.7

Topography Reflects Baja Quake Site's Complex Geology

 The topography surrounding the Laguna Salada fault in the Mexican state of Baja, California, is clearly shown in this combined radar image and topographic view (right) generated with data fro

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Publishing Date: 
Tue, 06/04/2010 - 10:05
latitude: 
32.128
longitude: 
115.303