Blog Posts | Earthquake Geology - Kerry Sieh
28 Sep 2019

During the early evening of 28 September 2018, a magnitude-7.5 earthquake struck along the coast of northwestern Sulawesi, Indonesia. This region hosts a famous strike-slip fault system...

21 Sep 2017

“We scientists usually think we know everything,” said Dr Wang Yu, a Research Fellow at the Earth Observatory of Singapore (EOS), “but when we go into the field, we start to realise that...

21 Aug 2017

The one-north Festival is an annual celebration of research, innovation, creativity, and enterprise. This event includes talks, exhibitions, workshops, and tours. As part of our outreach...

23 Mar 2017

The tectonically sleepy, yet very populated island of Bali was shaken on Wednesday morning (22 March 2017) by a magnitude-5.5 earthquake. Located 2 kilometres (km) northeast of Banjar...

29 Nov 2016

In the night of 21 November 2016 (local time), Japan was struck by a magnitude-6.9 earthquake. This was soon followed by a M 5.6 quake in New Zealand’s North Island, which sparked speculation that...

09 Jun 2016

A magnitude-6.2 earthquake occurred about 300 km southeast of Bali Island on 9 June 2016 at approximately 12.13pm (Singapore Time). Its epicentre is estimated to be close to the Java Trench front...

31 May 2016

A magnitude-7.2 deep earthquake occurred offshore northeastern Taiwan on 31 May 2016. This is the second significant quake to have struck northern Taiwan this month, and it was powerful enough to...

16 May 2016

A magnitude-5.6 earthquake occurred offshore Ilan in northeastern Taiwan on 12 May 2016. According to the United States Geological Survey, this is the second significant quake to have struck...

27 Apr 2016

The concept behind a theme park’s Tipping Bucket water game is simply this: water drips slowly into a bucket and when it becomes completely filled, it tips over to splash the people beneath it....