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EGU Seismology ECS Team

We are a team coming from mixed places with various interests: Janneke does her DPhil in DIAS, Dublin and is the Seismology ECS point of contact. Javier joint recently from Chile and is doing his DPhil in DGF, Universidad de Chile. Eric is finishing up his DPhil in Vienna, Austria and takes care of our Twitter account. Michaela is doing her DPhil in ETH, Swiss. Maria is doing her first PostDoc in DIAS, Dublin and since recently she is the editor-in-chief for the blog. Nienke hangs around in the University of Cambridge, UK and Walid is starting a PostDoc in Washington University in St Louis, US.

Earthquake Watch December: Petrinja Mw 6.4

Earthquake Watch December: Petrinja Mw 6.4

What we know On December 29, a strong earthquake Mw 6.4 hit Petrinja at 12:20 CET, a town located in Central Croatia. This event is the largest onshore earthquake rupture in Central Europe since the M 6.5 Norcia earthquake occurred in 2016 (e.g. Scognamiglio, 20181) which killed 299 persons and 4,500 became homeless. Recent reports on the Petrinja quake suggest seven fatalities and heavy damages o ...[Read More]

“State of the ECS”: Welcome!

“State of the ECS”: Welcome!

Maria here. Happy new year! Starting this year, the ECS Team would like to try something new. We realised that we are your reps, but probably you have no idea who we are and what we are up to! Therefore, we will be sharing with you recent experiences, things we discovered that might be interesting to you, or just let you know what we are doing for the ECS seismology community recently. So, here we ...[Read More]

Seismology Job Portal

Seismology Job Portal

On this page, we regularly update open positions in Seismology for early career scientists. Do you have a job on offer? Contact us at ecs-sm@egu.eu Please, note that other available research positions are displayed on the EGU Jobs Portal. Special Thanks to Eric Löberich for researching job postings for the ECS.

Earthquake of the month: Russia, deep earthquake M 6.4

Earthquake of the month: Russia, deep earthquake M 6.4

November was not highlighted by a large event (> M 7). However, the TOP 3 of the largest earthquakes include a deep focus rupture on November 30th in the Tatar Strait between eastern Russia and Sakhalin Island (Figure 1). This earthquake (M 6.4) occurred at a depth of ~600 km according to different seismology agencies. The moment tensor representation shows an oblique mechanism with a dominant ...[Read More]