Earthquake hits Nicobar Islands and Chennai
... According to the latest reports from Chennai, an earthquake measuring 7.7 on the Richter scale struck the west coast of Nicobar Islands at around 12:56 a.m. Sunday and its effects were felt in some parts of Chennai as well. ... [full article
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Chile quake moved Earth's axis, shortened days: scientist
... WASHINGTON (AFP) - – The powerful earthquake that shook Chile on Saturday probably shifted the Earth's axis and made days slightly shorter, a NASA scientist said. ... [full article
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Powerful earthquake strikes eastern Indonesia
... A powerful 7.2-magnitude quake struck at sea early on Sunday off Indonesia's West Papua province, the Indonesian Meteorology and Geophysics Agency said... ... [full article
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China quake toll rises to 28
... Panzhihua (China), Aug 31 (Xinhua) The toll in Saturday's 6.1-magnitude earthquake in China's southwestern Sichuan province has risen to 28 after three more deaths were reported in the Huili county Sunday, officials said. ... [full article
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Early Warning System For Earthquakes: Seismic 'Stress Meter' Warned Of Earthquake 10 Hours In Advance
... Using remarkably sensitive new instruments, seismologists have detected minute geological changes that preceded small earthquakes along California's famed San Andreas Fault by as much as 10 hours. If follow-up tests show that the preseismic signal is pervasive, ... [full article
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Quake lake water surges towards cities
... BEIJING, China (CNN) -- A huge volume of water Tuesday surged from a lake created by China's massive earthquake, plunging downstream to where hundreds of thousands of people were bracing themselves for further disaster. ... [full article
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