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Image: USGS Installing Seismometers in Haiti

USGS Installing Seismometers in Haiti

USGS seimologist Doug Given works with colleagues from the Bureau des Mines et de l'Energie to install a seismometer. Seismometers monitor the earth's movement and can detect and measure aftershocks. Given traveled to Haiti with USGS colleagues Susan Hough, Mark Meremonte, and J. Zebulon Maharrey shortly after a magnitude-7 earthquake struck on Jan. 12, 2010. The

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Image: Shake Table at Dusk

Shake Table at Dusk

Shake Table at dusk, lit by flourescent lights installed under the table in addition to a high-powered, hand-held flashlight.

Image: Mw6.6 Lushan China Earthquake, April 20 2013

Mw6.6 Lushan China Earthquake, April 20 2013

Life in a tent. Two kids singing and playing among the tents.

 

Image: Mw6.6 Lushan China Earthquake, April 20 2013

Mw6.6 Lushan China Earthquake, April 20 2013

Damage to a village house. Longmenxiang.