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Rare Earthquake Strikes Switzerland

SEISMIC HAZARDS
HEIGHTENED GLOBAL SEISMICITY
SCENARIOS 700, 08, 07, 02
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M3.2 Quake Strikes Switzerland

Centered at 7.11°E, 47.19°N the quake struck about 120km NW of Meyrin (Canton of Geneva), the nearest Swiss town to the main site of the CERN particle physics laboratory. 23 more words

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Seismic Design - Differences between Surface Structures and Underground Structures

Surface Structures vs. Underground Structures

For underground structures such as tunnels, the seismic design approach differs from that of the surface structures (e.g., bridges and buildings). 329 more words

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MAGNITUDE 3.2 SWITZERLAND

http://www.emsc-csem.org/Earthquake/earthquake.php?id=425226

Subject To Change

Depth: 2 km

Distances: 39 km NW of Bern, Switzerland / pop: 121,631 / local time: 22:54:00.7 2015-01-31
3 km E of Saint-Imier, Switzerland / pop: 5,220 / local time: 22:54:00.7 2015-01-31


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MAGNITUDE 5.0 KERMADEC ISLANDS REGION

http://www.emsc-csem.org/Earthquake/earthquake.php?id=425231

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Depth: 5 km

Distances: 1174 km S of Nuku‘alofa, Tonga / pop: 22,400 / local time: 10:34:57.7 2015-02-01
866 km NE of Whakatane, New Zealand / pop: 18,602 / local time: 10:34:57.7 2015-02-01


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MAGNITUDE 2.8 CROATIA

http://www.emsc-csem.org/Earthquake/earthquake.php?id=425220

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Depth: 5 km

Distances: 11 km N of Zagreb, Croatia / pop: 698,966 / local time: 22:22:49.3 2015-01-31
4 km W of Kašina, Croatia / pop: 1,494 / local time: 22:22:49.3 2015-01-31


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MAGNITUDE 5.0 PRIBILOF ISLANDS, ALASKA REGION

http://www.emsc-csem.org/Earthquake/earthquake.php?id=425216

Subject To Change

Depth: 20 km

Distances: 3130 km NW of Vancouver, Canada / pop: 1,837,969 / local time: 12:47:12.9 2015-01-31
344 km NW of Dutch Harbor, United States / pop: 4,376 / local time: 10:47:12.9 2015-01-31


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MAGNITUDE 3.3 BLACK SEA, OFFSHORE GEORGIA

http://www.emsc-csem.org/Earthquake/earthquake.php?id=425208

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Depth: 2 km

Distances: 330 km W of Tbilisi, Georgia / pop: 1,049,498 / local time: 23:20:28.5 2015-01-31
60 km S of Sokhumi, Georgia / pop: 81,546 / local time: 23:20:28.5 2015-01-31…
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