Monitoring devices placed on the moon by Apollo missions 11, 12, 14, 15, and 16 were able to record seismic activity between 1969 and 1977. Combined with new location data, scientists at the Center for Earth and Planetary Studies at the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum have determined that the moon is experiencing quakes as it cools and shrinks, meaning it’s a tectonically active world.
Witnessing the aftermath of the devastation, the scale of human loss here is hard to fathom
Magnitude 7.0 quake strikes on tourist island of Lombok.
Kilauea volcano on Hawaii’s Big Island has come alive with earthquakes and fresh lava flow.
The extremity belonged to a 17-metre (56-foot), 22-tonne sauropod of the Atlasaurus imelakei species that roamed the Atlas Mountains of Morocco during the Middle Jurassic, some 165 million years ago.
Electricity was cut off in several cities, and fears of aftershocks sent thousands out onto the streets in cold weather.
A dried-up lake is making Mexico City’s earthquake problems so much worse.
At least 384 people in Mexico have died from earthquakes this month.
A huge 7.1 magnitude earthquake hit an area south of Mexico City just ten days after an 8.1 magnitude tremor devastated another part of the country.
They have fed a hose through the rubble to give her water.