Asia

This animation shows the propagation of a tsunami triggered by a thrust earthquake of magnitude Mw=9 on the Manila Trench, Philippines.

Animation showing the precipitations over Singapore and the region during the tropical storm Vamei in 2008.

Map showing  the Tertiary deformation of Asia, from Tapponnier et al, Geology, 1982

People–Coral–Mentawai is a documentary short about the methods used by scientists at the Earth Observatory of Singapore to develop a timeline of earthquakes in the West Sumatra region.

Block-diagram showing a cross-section of the subduction zone beneath the islands of Java, Bali, Lombok and Sumbawa in Indonesia.

Block-diagram showing a cross-section of the subduction zone beneath the Philippines. The Philippine tectonic plate (on the right) dives under the Eurasian plate (on the left).

Block-diagram showing a cross-section of the subduction zone beneath the islands of Java, Bali, Lombok and Sumbawa in Indonesia.

  • EOS News
03 Jul 2013

On the afternoon of July 2, 2013, an earthquake struck near Takengon, the capital city of the Central Aceh Regency in northern Sumatra, causing significant casualties and property damage.

  • EOS News
28 Mar 2011

The past hundred years of Japanese earthquakes recorded by modern instruments had led some scientists to think that the largest of earthquakes woul

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