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#Seismic Activity

# seismic-activity - Monday 27 August, 2012

Brief tsunami warning issued after 7.3-mag quake off El Salvador

The warning affected parts of many Central American countries, but the biggest wave registered a mere four inches.

# seismic-activity - Monday 20 February, 2012

Christchurch remains a 'safe haven', a year after 6.1-magnitude quake

The February 22 earthquake killed 185 people and left major infrastructural damage. So why aren’t people leaving town?

# seismic-activity - Tuesday 23 August, 2011

5.9-magnitude earthquake strikes eastern United States Earthquake This post contains videos

5.9-magnitude earthquake strikes eastern United States

The earthquake sparked the emergency evacuation of the Pentagon, the White House and several airport control towers.

# seismic-activity - Saturday 12 March, 2011

A quick guide to the Richter Scale

It’s important to understand that an earthquake of magnitude 8 isn’t twice as bad as a mag-4 – it’s a million times worse.