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19.04.2024

Facts and myths about earthquakes explored in our blog post. We unravel the mysteries of earthquakes, empowering you with knowledge and understanding.

08.03.2024

From D-waves to rotational singularities, unravel the terminology behind Quantectum's technology.

15.02.2024

We explored the must-have items for your earthquake preparedness kit. From food and water supplies to essential documents, learn how to stay safe and secure during seismic events.

01.02.2024

Europe isn’t well known for intense seismic activity, but large earthquakes do occur there. Check out our blog to see where.

22.01.2024

On the case of the 2024 Noto Peninsula earthquake, we analyzed how much Quantectum's earthquake forecasting models are correlated with the earthquake.

12.01.2024

We dive deep into the seismic events that were successfully forecasted by Quantectum Earthquake Forecasting Center.

08.01.2024

At Quantectum, we explored the largest earthquakes by magnitude in 2023, as well as dived deeper into the five most devastating ones by the death toll. 

04.01.2024

A strong magnitude 7.5 earthquake the Noto Peninsula of Ishikawa Prefecture, Japan, on January 1, 2024, at 16:10 local time.

21.12.2023

A magnitude 5.9 earthquake in Gansu province, China, on the 18th of December 2023, became China’s 9th most devastating earthquake in history.

15.12.2023

A strong M7.5 earthquake struck Mindanao, Philippines, on Saturday the 2nd of December 2023 for which we issued a report.

08.12.2023

Multiple earthquakes hit different parts of India on Friday morning, the 8th of December 2023, from which minimal impact was reported.

21.11.2023

Earthquakes and tsunamis are natural disasters that are sometimes closely connected through a cause-and-effect relationship.

09.11.2023

On the 6th of October 2023, Quantectum issued an orange alert for the Naples area (Campania region) associated with the growing volcanic activity located in the Campi Flegrei area.

07.11.2023

Quantectum issues blue, yellow, orange, and red earthquake alerts and is providing two successful earthquake forecast cases for Taiwan and Vanuatu.

02.11.2023

Discover the geological marvels of the Ring of Fire: seismic activity and living in harmony with nature's power.

24.10.2023

In October 2023, western Afghanistan was hit by four earthquakes of magnitude 6.3 and many aftershocks. At Quantectum, we issued a report on this seismic sequence.

10.10.2023

On the 7th of October 2023, Eastern Papua New Guinea experienced two large earthquakes of significant magnitude.

09.10.2023

At Quantectum, we issued a report on a devastating Mw6.3 Afghanistan earthquake that occurred on October 7th, 2023. 

14.09.2023

Discover the aftermath of Morocco's historic earthquake on September 8, 2023, with devastating consequences and big damage.

13.09.2023

We’re issuing a brief report of the M6.8 Morocco earthquake that caused great damage.

08.09.2023

What is the Omega-Theory and what does it have to do with Quantectum and earthquake forecasting? A lot. Find out about it here.

02.08.2023

Among natural hazards, geophysical hazards are one of the most common as well as one of the most life-endangering ones.

15.07.2023

Discover earthquake education's impact: empowering communities, teaching seismic science, and fostering safety and resilience.

28.06.2023

Geologists: Revealing Earthquakes' Secrets for Safer World. Learn how they study earthquakes and enhance preparedness.

06.06.2023

Discover the Toll of Living in Earthquake-Prone Areas: emotional and psychological effects explored.

02.05.2023

We dive deep into the definitions of earthquake magnitude and intensity, as well as into their differences.

11.04.2023

On today's day in 2012 the largest strike-slip earthquake ever recorded occurred!

27.03.2023

On today's day in 1964, the largest recorded earthquake in U.S. history and the second largest earthquake ever recorded occurred in Alaska.

22.03.2023

On today’s day in the year 1966, two major earthquakes struck the prefecture-level city of Xingtai, China, which were part of a sequence of major earthquakes that took place between March 8 and March 29, 1966.

21.03.2023

Did you know that shallow earthquakes tend to be more damaging than deeper ones?

13.03.2023

In Turkey, earthquakes occur often and can leave a lot of damage. Let's see the five most devastating since 1950.

26.01.2023

Get information on M6.4 Petrinja (Croatia) earthquake in 2020, which caused a lot of damage, in this Quantectum’s technical report.

10.01.2023

In the second part of the earthquake origin myths check out the most famous myths from Japan, Scandinavia, Fiji, Siberian Kamchatka, and Africa.

02.12.2022

Check out the most famous earthquake myths from Greece, New Zealand, Aztec culture, India, and China.

17.10.2022

As there are earthquakes that occur on Earth, there are also moonquakes occurring on the Moon and even marsquakes occurring on the Mars.

11.10.2022

Switzerland – a beautiful country located in the heart of Europe geographically divided among the Alps, the Swiss Plateau, and the Jura mountains.

10.10.2022

Among natural hazards, geophysical hazards are one of the most common as well as one of the most life-endangering ones.

23.09.2022

The largest earthquakes in Slovenia occurred in 1511 in Idria and in 1998 in Zgornje Posočje.

16.09.2022

In Italy, earthquakes can strike nearly anywhere as almost the whole Italian peninsula forms one giant earthquake-prone zone. 

02.09.2022

Due to being located on various tectonic plates Turkey is highly susceptible for earthquakes.

17.08.2022

Delhi falls under the fourth-highest seismic zone, which makes it vulnerable to earthquakes. What about New Delhi?

12.08.2022

India loses US$ 9.8 billion every year due to multi-hazard disasters, as 58.6% of its land is prone to earthquakes.

12.08.2022

We collected five very interesting and unique facts about earthquakes that you are welcome to check out.

26.07.2022

Earthquakes usually occur due to the sudden breaking of underground rocks and the consequent rapid movement along a fault. 

15.07.2022

Afghanistan is highly prone to strong earthquakes that cause a lot of fatalities and damage. 

01.07.2022

Every year, thousands of earthquakes hit Europe. Some are not even felt, some cause big damage. 

24.06.2022

Indonesia is a seismically very active country with many earthquakes that cause great damage.

17.06.2022

Nepal ranks 11th in terms of global risk for earthquake occurrence and impact.

15.06.2022

Fiji is an island country located on the Pacific Ring of Fire making it exposed to earthquakes and tsunamis. 

10.06.2022

Seismically speaking, China is a very active country, especially in its western part. Read more about it in our new blog post.

22.04.2022

Which are the world's seismically most active zones and countries? Which country experiences the most fatalities due to earthquakes?

11.04.2022

The beginning and the middle of the 20th century have presented seismology with important discoveries and inventions. Read more here.

30.03.2022

Transforming seismology to having a large (and mathematical) component concerned with the wave propagation within the Earth.

25.03.2022

The world of Earth science in the 19th century came at the forefront of the »new seismology«. Find out more about it here.

18.03.2022

Let’s dive into the history of seismology and find out how it all started: with a bang and the movement of tectonic plates.

12.01.2022

The year 2021 was a very active year for global seismicity and was even the most seismically active since 2007. Read about it here.

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