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Guest Blog: Earthquake threat to Mexico City from the Guerrero seismic gap

David Bekaert is a PhD student based in the School of Earth and Environment at the University of Leeds. David’s research involves using space based remote sensing technologies to study ground motions from slow-slip earthquakes, particularly in Mexico. 589 more words


Retro Report - video re earthquake readiness

Promises of Preparedness followed Devastation Earthquake and Yet…

This posting from the NYT Retro Report on the 25th anniversary of the Loma Prieta quake generated several comments from readers. 234 more words


ABC News interviews Dr. Laó Dávila

Colleen Curry from ABC news interviewed Dr. Laó Dávila about Oklahoma earthquakes.

The story can be found in this link: http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/headlines/2014/04/oklahoma-had-nearly-150-earthquakes-in-one-month/


More quakes linked to mega-dams

(April 9, 2014) Another earthquake has struck China’s seismically hazardous southwestern region in the same vicinity as one of the country’s mega-dams. Chinese geologist and environmentalist Fan Xiao says there is a “high probability” the Xiluodu dam, China’s second and the world’s third biggest hydropower plant, triggered the quake.

Three Gorges Probe

"God's Not Dead And Neither Is Joy"

It’s been nearly eight months since my last blog, this is why I elude to the fact that I’m not dead.  As my readers may know I struggle with bi-polar disorder and the last year has been a difficult one.   493 more words


Event Reports: An electrical issue shuts down a reactor in New Hampshire, a leak causes an Illinois reactor to coast to a stop, a Louisiana reactor loses emergency sirens and an earthquake hits a shuttered nuke in California

Some items from today’s Event Notification Report:

1. Early this morning, as operators were ramping down the sole reactor at New Hampshire’s Seabrook nuclear power plant for refueling, the reactor shut itself down and initiated an emergency feedwater activation. 210 more words

Nuclear Power