Seismo-at-School in Nepal


Lockdown reduces ambient seismic noise

The “lockdown” lowering the level of environmental ground vibrations has found wide attention already in the Spring in social media and on websites (here). The full scientific treatment with examples from around the world, including this project, is now published in Science. Project director Prof. Dr. György Hetényi and project leader[…]

Project features in American news magazine

Following our research article on the Seismology-at-school-in-Nepal project was published earlier this month, the magazine of the American Geophysical Union, Eos, communicated a comprehensive news about it today. It is a good summary for all audiences, whether you know the project already or are new to it.

Seismo-at-School in Nepal article published

The first peer-reviewed article about our project including some interesting results on the educational and seismological implementation has been published on 9th April at Frontiers in Earth Science journal. The full-length article is available here.  The Seismology at School in Nepal program thanks all participating schools for their coordination and support.

ML 5.0 earthquake strikes in Central Nepal

An earthquake in Kaski district, Central Nepal, near the city of Pokhara occurred on Sunday at 15:00 UTC according to National Seismological Center (NSC), Kathmandu. It happened in the late evening at 20:45 local time. Following the analysis at NSC, the magnitude of this event is 5.0 in local scale[…]

National Earthquake Safety Day celebration

On Maagh 2, 1990 BS (January 15, 1934) a disastrous earthquake has hit Nepal. Its date was later selected to celebrate the National Earthquake Safety Day by the Government of Nepal. This year, Maagh 2 falls on January 16th, and we celebrate this event for the 22nd time. Our project[…]