Geohazards

Geohazards are extreme phenomena that are hazardous to society and the human environment due to their location, intensity, and frequency. This section focused on coverage and understanding of catastrophic geohazards, so the public has the knowledge they need to improve preparedness, response, and resilience.

ShakeMap (Calculated intensity of this earthquake near Bandar Lampung): View ShakeMap, Epicenter and historical seismicity on interactive map General data about this earthquake: Time (UTC): 2022-09-05 03:17 Magnitude: 4.8 Depth: 60.0 km Maximum intensity: 3.4 (EMS scale) Given earthquake data might be preliminary (uncertain) until manual revision by a scientist is done. Nearby places
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ShakeMap (Calculated intensity of this earthquake near Les Abymes): View ShakeMap, Epicenter and historical seismicity on interactive map General data about this earthquake: Time (UTC): 2022-09-05 03:28 Magnitude: 3.9 Depth: 10.0 km (Given depths of 10 km are often provided automatically by earthquake surveys if the exact depth was not located yet.) Maximum intensity: 2.2 (EMS
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ShakeMap (Calculated intensity of this earthquake near Chengdu): View ShakeMap, Epicenter and historical seismicity on interactive map General data about this earthquake: Time (UTC): 2022-09-05 04:52 Magnitude: 6.6 Depth: 10.0 km (Given depths of 10 km are often provided automatically by earthquake surveys if the exact depth was not located yet.) Maximum intensity: 8.3 (EMS scale) Given
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ShakeMap (Calculated intensity of this earthquake near Nagqu): View ShakeMap, Epicenter and historical seismicity on interactive map General data about this earthquake: Time (UTC): 2022-09-05 05:38 Magnitude: 4.6 Depth: 2.0 km Maximum intensity: 5.3 (EMS scale) Given earthquake data might be preliminary (uncertain) until manual revision by a scientist is done. Nearby places
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Seven artisanal miners including children were reported dead by a landslide on June 9 at a gold mining site in Belita, east region, Cameroun. Hundreds of artisanal miners are digging regularly for gold in abandoned mines in the region. The landslide occurred in a mine left by a mining company.
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The Ya'an earthquake in Sichuan Province, southwest China occurred at around 5 p.m. local time on June 1st, 2022. It has triggered landslides in the area. Hence, several people were killed and dozens injured, as reported by Chinese news outlets. We classify the landslide type as rockslides, mudslides, and rockfalls.
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23/07/2022: Fast-growing wildfire known by the name "oakfire" is raging through Mariposa County near Yosemite National Park. It is the largest active wildfire fire in California. At least 6,555 acres burned and is 0% contained. The fire started at around 2 pm on Friday and is exploding in size under the
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A wildfire burning north of Salmon has now grown to over 16,581 acres and is 0% contained. It started on 17 July and is still active, raging in the whole region.   The Moose Fire is located approximately five miles southwest of the North Fork in the vicinity of Moose Creek and
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With a sweltering heatwave hanging over most of the Northern Hemisphere, mercury temperature exceeds 40°C for the first time in various parts of Europe. As a consequence, the drought intensified and countries are now ravaged by wildfires. The air temperature reaches 40C in Paris, Germany is having its hottest day
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Wildfires engulfed a large area of Pamora and Malaga, Spain. It continues to burn and is out of control. The multiple wildfires in Spain are fuelled by one of the earliest heatwaves on record in Europe. Firefighters are trying hard Day and night to contain the fire. Sentinel-2 satellite 18 June
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