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Virginia Earthquake (Aug 23rd, 2011)

Collected by: Virginia Tech: Crisis, Tragedy, and Recovery Network

Archived since: Sep, 2011

Description:

The 2011 Virginia earthquake occurred on August 23, 2011, at 1:51 pm EDT (17:51 UTC) in the Piedmont region of the U.S. state of Virginia. The epicenter, in Louisa County, was 38 miles (61 km) northwest of Richmond and 5 miles (8.0 km) south-southwest of the town of Mineral. The earthquake, along with a magnitude-5.8 1944 quake on the New York-Ontario border, is the largest to have occurred in the U.S. east of the Rocky Mountains since an 1897 quake centered in Giles County in western Virginia[5][6] whose magnitude has been estimated as 5.8 or 5.9. The damage was estimated by one risk-modeling firm at $200 million to $300 million, of which about $100 million was insured

Subject:   Spontaneous Events,  earthquake ,  United States Virginia

Turkey EarthQuake(October 2011)

Collected by: Virginia Tech: Crisis, Tragedy, and Recovery Network

Archived since: Oct, 2011

Description:

Turkey was struck by its most powerful earthquake in at least a decade Sunday, as a major tremor and at least seven aftershocks rattled the poor east of the country.

Subject:   Spontaneous Events,  earthquake ,  turkey

Sikkim Earthquake (September 2011)

Collected by: Virginia Tech: Crisis, Tragedy, and Recovery Network

Archived since: Sep, 2011

Description:

At 6.8 on the Richter scale, September 18th 2011 evening's quake was the worst earthquake in 20 years for the northeast. As many as 20 after-shocks have been experienced in Sikkim since Sunday. The death toll of the 6.8 magnitude earthquake that hit Sikkim on Sunday evening has reached 62. Sikkim is the worst hit with 38 casualties, 10 deaths have been confirmed in Bihar and West Bengal and 14 in Nepal and Tibet.

Subject:   Spontaneous Events,  earthquake ,  india

New Zealand Earthquake

Collected by: Virginia Tech: Crisis, Tragedy, and Recovery Network

Archived since: Feb, 2011

Description:

Earthquake in New Zealand in Feb 2011

Subject:   Spontaneous Events,  earthquake ,  New Zealand

Japan Earthquake

Collected by: Virginia Tech: Crisis, Tragedy, and Recovery Network

Archived since: Mar, 2011

Description:

This collection depicts the events surrounding the 2011 Earthquake and Tsunami in Japan and the post-disaster reconstruction. Content includes blogs, social commentary, television/online news sites and aid organizations, with content in both English and Japanese.

Subject:   Spontaneous Events,  earthquake ,  tsunami Japan

Indonesian Volcanic Eruption, Tsunami, Earthquake in 2010 (Part 2)

Collected by: Virginia Tech: Crisis, Tragedy, and Recovery Network

Archived since: Nov, 2010

Description:

The second collection of the Indonesian disaster in 2010. Top 50 Google RSS feeds have been used as seeds. 'robots.txt' is ignored.

Subject:   Spontaneous Events Indonesia,  earthquake ,  tsunami volcano

Indonesian Volcanic Eruption, Tsunami, Earthquake in 2010

Collected by: Virginia Tech: Crisis, Tragedy, and Recovery Network

Archived since: Oct, 2010

Description:

This collection contains web information about the Indonesian volcanic eruption, earthquake and tsunami in Oct. 2010.

Subject:   Spontaneous Events volcanic eruption Indonesia,  earthquake ,  tsunami

Haiti Earthquake Anniversary

Collected by: Virginia Tech: Crisis, Tragedy, and Recovery Network

Archived since: Jan, 2011

Description:

This is a web document collection using the Google News/RSS feeds about Haiti Earthquake 1 year later.

Subject:   Spontaneous Events,  earthquake ,  haiti

Guatemala Earthquake

Collected by: Virginia Tech: Crisis, Tragedy, and Recovery Network

Archived since: Nov, 2012

Description:

A magnitude 7.4 earthquake struck Guatemala on Wednesday, killing at least 48 people, injuring about 150 and leaving 23 unaccounted for, government officials said. They warned that the official toll was preliminary and could rise.

Subject:   Spontaneous Events,  earthquake ,  guatemala

Earthquake in Haiti

Collected by: Internet Archive Global Events

Archived since: Jan, 2010

Description:

This collection is currently documenting the events of the January 2010 earthquake in Haiti and the aftermath, including the rescue efforts from around the world and the stories and circumstances of the Haitian people. Archive-It partners Library of Congress, Bibliothèque Nationale de France, Virginia Tech and CTRnet, and University of Texas Libraries have all contributed websites for this collection.

Subject:   Spontaneous Events Society & Culture,  earthquake ,  poverty global aid infrastructure survivors

Chilean Earthquake

Collected by: Virginia Tech: Crisis, Tragedy, and Recovery Network

Archived since: Mar, 2010

Description:

IA collection for Chilean earthquake of Feb 2010

Subject:   Spontaneous Events,  earthquake ,  Chile

Chile Earthquake

Collected by: Virginia Tech: Crisis, Tragedy, and Recovery Network

Archived since: Oct, 2009

Description:

The 2010 Chile earthquake occurred off the coast of the Biobio Region of Chile on Saturday, 27 February 2010, at 03:34 local time (06:34 UTC), having a magnitude of 8.8 on the moment magnitude scale, with intense shaking lasting for about three minutes. It ranks as the sixth largest earthquake ever to be recorded by a seismograph

Subject:   Spontaneous Events,  earthquake ,  Chile

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