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Europe Most Active Mount Etna Volcano Erupts Causing Quake's in Italy

Europe Most Active Mount Etna Volcano Erupts Causing Quake's in Italy: Details, Highlights Italy’s Mount Etna volcano erupted on 24th December 2018 resulting in more than 130 earthquakes of up to ...

Earthquakes, Layers of the Earth, And Causes of Earthquakes

Earthquakes, Layers of the Earth, Earthquakes Occur And Causes of Earthquakes Earthquakes are the most frightening and destructive phenomena of nature. The scientific studies suggest that the Earthquakes are uncontrollable and ...

Movements of the Tectonic Plates And Damaging effects of Earthquakes

Movements of the Tectonic Plates, The lithosphere, And Damaging effects of Earthquakes The lithosphere is believed to consist of about 12 plates which float over the molten magma in the mantle. Most ...

Seed Bank: Doomsday Vault in Norway Purpose, Features, Seeds for Descendants

Doomsday Vault in Norway on February 26, 2008, and  flood, earthquake, tsunami or man-made atom or hydrogen war on the earth Increasing natural disasters in the world, rising sea water levels ...

India's Operation Samudra Maitri to relief Indonesia earthquake-tsunami victims

India's Operation Samudra Maitri to relief Indonesia earthquake-tsunami victims: Details, Highlights India has launched massive humanitarian 'Operation Samudra Maitri' to give assistance to earthquake and tsunami victims in Indonesia. The Operation Samudra Maitri was launched after the ...

Sulawesi Tsunami Facts, Date, Earthquake Tsunami at Coastal City Palu, Indonesia

Sulawesi Tsunami Earthquake History, Key Facts, Affected Population, Natural Disaster in Indonesia  In Indonesia on 28th September 2018,  7.5-magnitude earthquake, and the swirling wall of water it unleashed killed at least ...

The theory of Isostasy: critical analysis, procedure, features of isostasy, details

The concept of Isostasy and balance of the earth   1- The term “Isostasy” is derived from “Isostasios”, a word of Greek language meaning the state of being in balance.  2-    The center of ...

Seismology: Effects of Earthquakes, Loss and benefits for human being and earth

Earthquake: A great force of destruction along with the construction  Earthquake always proves a curse for humans, but sometimes this boon is proven. Major losses and benefits due to the earthquake ...

Seismology: Analyzing the intensity and magnitude of an earthquake, Richter scale

Measurement of seismic waves with the help of Richter Scale Earthquake or earthquake is called moving the surface of the earth. This happens due to seismic waves caused by sudden release ...

Seismology: Earthquake prediction and physical changes during an earthquake

Methods to predict an earthquake according to physical changes It is very difficult to predict an earthquake, however, two methods are used for this - (i) the measurement of various types ...

NDMA To Conduct Mock-Drill Exercise In Three Indian North Eastern States

National Disaster Management Authority To Conduct Mock-Drill Exercise In Three Indian North Eastern States The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) will conduct a mock-drill exercise on earthquake preparedness in three Indian North ...