News | Tectonics
  • Press Release
28 Jun 2016

Joint News Release                      

  • Earth In The News
16 Apr 2016

Less than 48 hours after Japan was struck by a magnitude-6.2 earthquake, a second event of magnitude-7.0 occurred in the same region on 16 April 2016.

  • EOS News
16 Apr 2016

On 14 April 2016, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) reported that a magnitude-6.2 earthquake occurred north of Kumamoto, Japan.

  • EOS News
03 Mar 2016

On the evening of March 2, 2016, a magnitude-7.9 earthquake struck off the west coast of Sumatra, Indonesia. According to the United States Geological Survey (USGS), the epicenter of the quake was approximately 800km from Padang, West Sumatra.

  • Earth In The News
05 Jan 2016

In the early morning hours of 4th January 2016, a moderate Mw 6.7 earthquake struck the mountainous state of Manipur in northeastern India, close to the Indo-Myanmar border.

  • EOS News
20 May 2015

A scientific expedition, Mentawai Gap—Tsunami Earthquake Risk Assessment (MEGA-TERA), will be co-led by EOS Professor Paul Tapponnier, Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris, Professor Satish Singh, and Dr. Haryadi Permana, from the Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI).

  • Press Release
19 May 2015

NTU leads international sea expedition to assess tsunami risks and impact

  • EOS News
28 Apr 2015

The recent Nepal earthquake followed a historical pattern. This was the most recent discovery made by EOS Professor Paul Tapponnier and his colleague, Laurent Bollinger from the CEA Research Agency in France.

  • Earth In The News
26 Apr 2015

The magnitude (Mw) 7.9 April 25th, 2015 earthquake in central Nepal occurred where the Indian and Eurasian plates collide. The earthquake ruptured the large, gently dipping Main Himalayan Thrust fault, which represents the boundary between the plates, at shallow depth (between 10-15 km based on preliminary moment tensor solutions).

  • Earth In The News
26 Sep 2013

At 4:30 in the afternoon (local time) on 24-Sep-2013, a magnitude 7.7 earthquake struck western Pakistan.

  • EOS News
05 Jul 2013

Paul Tapponnier, Emma Hill and Sylvain Barbot attended the Marine Science and Innovation Workshop held on July 3, 2013 in Singapore.

  • EOS News
02 Jan 2013

Great Himalayan earthquakes, hitherto thought to be blind, have in fact ruptured the surface in Nepal.

  • EOS News
31 Oct 2013

Thanks to this software, EOS plans to integrate various data sets in order to understand and model the geometries of subsurface structures.

  • Awards
27 Nov 2012

Prof Paul Tapponnier, Tectonics Group Leader at the Earth Observatory of Singapore was appointed as an Honorary Member of the Nepal Geological Society on November 27th, 2012.

  • EOS News
11 Apr 2012

Two large earthquakes, magnitude 8.6 and 8.2, struck offshore Aceh in the afternoon of 11-April-2012.