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Announcements, news, and science highlights featuring the GAGE Facility and staff, as well as the broader geodetic community.

10 August 2022

Intern Spotlight: Benjamin Miller (RESESS)

Returning RESESS intern Ben Miller recently graduated from Tufts University, where he earned his bachelor’s degree in physics with a minor in mathematics.

9 August 2022

IRIS Receives NSF Award to Support Planning of Subduction Zone Observatory

The National Science Foundation (NSF) awarded nearly $500,000 to IRIS to conduct activities focused on Subduction Zone in Four Dimensions (SZ4D). SZ4D is an initiative in the research community to study subduction zones – the places where tectonic plates converge and collide – through both space and time, with a focus on the fundamental processes underlying geologic hazards such as great earthquakes, tsunamis, landslides, and volcanic eruptions. UNAVCO is a subawardee on this award to IRIS.

8 August 2022

Intern Spotlight: Samantha Motz (RESESS)

Returning RESESS intern Sam Motz will be completing her final semester at the Georgia Institute of Technology this fall, where she is studying Earth and atmospheric sciences.

Event Responses

21 April 2022

April 21, 2022 M 6.7 Masachapa, Nicaragua Earthquake

At 7:42:46 UTC on April 21, a magnitude 6.7 earthquake occurred offshore of Nicaragua 58 kilometers southwest of Masachapa.

13 January 2022

January 11, 2022 M 6.8 Nikolski, Alaska Earthquake

At 11:35:46 (UTC) on January 11, a magnitude 6.8 earthquake occurred about 70 kilometers off Alaska’s Umnak Island, followed by a magnitude 6.6 event nearby at 12:39:31 (UTC).

7 January 2022

January 6, 2022 M 6.1 Corinto, Nicaragua Earthquake

At 16:25:07 (UTC) on January 6, 2022, a magnitude 6.1 earthquake occurred offshore of Nicaragua, about 58 kilometers south of Corinto.