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25 September 2019

The Mirpur earthquake in Pakistan: images of lateral spreading

The 24th September 2019 M=5.6 Mirpur earthquake in NW Pakistan appears to have generated some large lateral spreads along the banks of the Jhelum River.

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1 October 2018

Lateral spreads from the 2018 Sulawesi earthquake

Video has emerged on Youtube apparently showing lateral spreads as they were triggered by the 2018 Sulawesi earthquake on Friday

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28 March 2014

The second largest quake on the planet: photos, videos, and its informative legacy

As I am sure everyone has recognized by now, one of the biggest earthquakes recorded in our planet’s history–and the biggest in the United States–rocked Alaska for some three+ minutes 50 years ago today. The 1964 Good Friday earthquake, known also as the Great Alaska earthquake, measured magnitude 9.2. The earthquake shocked the fledgling state with catastrophic environmental effects, including most notably the lateral-spreading collapse of entire neighborhoods in the capital …

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