As of posting, Itbayat Vice Mayor Ronald Gutierrez said the casualties from the quake
have risen to eight.
The Khuzestan quake
hit July 8 at 11:30 a.m., a "good" time for a quake
, as most people are up and about and do not get trapped in their homes.
Within less than four hours since the main quake
, the disaster agency recorded at least 30 aftershocks, it added.
There were no reports of casualties or any damage after the quake
Located along the so-called Pacific Ring of Fire, Taiwan uses an intensity scale of 1 to 7, which gauges the degree to which a quake
is felt in a specific location.
An increasing number of Koreans feel they are no longer safe from the natural disaster that could destroy the lives of thousands, possibly in split seconds, after experiencing two major quakes
in the southeastern region, where the second-strongest 5.8 tremor was felt in 2016.
An earthquake of 4.9 magnitude, he said, was felt 168 kilometres west of Serowe on July 4 and that another one followed on August 12 fifteen kilometres south-southwest of Sojwe with a magnitude of 4.8 while on November 1 a 4.7 magnitude earth quake
was reported 139 kilometres of Moiyabana, 170 kilometres west of Serowe.
Relatively recent examples of such "megathrust" quakes
include a magnitude-9.1 quake
off Japan in 2011, a magnitude-9.1 quake
in Indonesia in 2004, a magnitude-9.2 quake
that struck Alaska on Good Friday in 1964 and a magnitude-9.5 quake
that struck Chile in 1960 - the strongest quake
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He said that local officials were assessing the impact of the quake
The Prague quake
is "not only one of the largest earthquakes to be associated with wastewater disposal, but also one of the largest linked to a remote triggering event," said van der Elst.
Sumitomo, a manufacturer of excavators, asphalt pavers and other construction equipment, is a long-standing customer of QUAKE
, having pioneered the integration of QUAKE
's Q1200 modem into its equipment tracking and monitoring telematics solution in 2005.