Tag Archives: Aftershocks

Earthquake Swarm in Nevada

NASA Earth Observatory reports on an ongoing swarm of earthquakes near Hawthorne, Nevada. The quakes are concentrated over an area of about 10 square km (4 square miles) near Buller Mountain. Since April 10, 400 events with magnitude 1.0 and … Continue reading

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Animated visualizations of the Japan earthquake, aftershocks and tsunami

An 8.9-magnitude earthquake struck 400km off the coast of Japan on Friday, triggering a devastating tsunami. Dozens of aftershocks, were felt after the quake. I’ve used seismic information from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) to create a time lapse … Continue reading

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