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As per available reports about 35 open access articles, 5 relevant journals, 18 conference proceedings, 16 workshops are presently dedicated exclusively to Earthquake.

Earthquake is the series of vibrations induced in the earth's crust by the abrupt rupture and rebound of rocks in which elastic strain has been slowly accumulating. It is the result of a sudden release of energy in the Earth's crust that creates seismic waves. The seismicity of an area refers to the frequency, type and size of earthquakes occurred over a period of time. Earthquakes are measured using observations from seismometers. The moment magnitude is the most common scale on which earthquakes larger than approximately 5 are reported for the entire globe. The more numerous earthquakes smaller than magnitude 5 reported by national seismological observatories are measured mostly on the local magnitude scale, also referred to as the Richter scale. At the Earth's surface, earthquakes manifest themselves by shaking and sometimes displacement of the ground. When the epicenter of a large earthquake is located offshore, the seabed may be displaced sufficiently to cause a tsunami. Earthquakes can also trigger landslides, and occasionally volcanic activity. 

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Scope and Importance

Earthquake Conferences provides the scope for opportunities to learn progressed by international scientists and academicians. Seismology is the scientific study of earthquakes and the propagation of elastic waves through the Earth or through other planet-like bodies. The field also includes studies of earthquake environmental effects, such as tsunamis as well as diverse seismic sources such as volcanic, tectonic, oceanic, atmospheric, and artificial processes such as explosions. Earthquakes Conference offers excessive quality content to suit the diverse professional development of science and technologies. It is a perfect platform to discuss the current discoveries and developments in the field of seismology and Earthquakes.

Earthquake is caused mostly by rupture of geological faults, but also by other events such as volcanic activity, landslides, mine blasts, and nuclear tests. Shaking and ground rupture are the main effects created by earthquakes, principally resulting in more or less severe damage to buildings and other rigid structures. Ground rupture is a visible breaking and displacement of the Earth's surface along the trace of the fault, which may be of the order of several meters in the case of major earthquakes.

While most earthquakes are caused by movement of the Earth's tectonic plates, human activity can also produce earthquakes. Four main activities contribute to this phenomenon: storing large amounts of water behind a dam, drilling and injecting liquid into wells, and by coal mining and oil drilling. Earthquake that caused the greatest loss of life, while powerful, were deadly because of their proximity to either heavily populated areas or the ocean, where earthquakes often create tsunamis that can devastate communities thousands of kilometers away. Regions most at risk for great loss of life include those where earthquake is relatively rare but powerful and poor regions with lax, unenforced, or nonexistent seismic building codes.

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Each year the USGS awards earthquake hazards research grants to universities, state geological surveys and private institutions. The U.S. Geological Survey National Seismic Hazard Model project uses probabilistic seismic hazard analysis to quantify the rate of exceedance for earthquake ground shaking. The U.S. Geological Survey awarded up to $4 million in grants for earthquake hazards research in 2014.

International symposium and workshops

  1. 17th International Seismic Symposium, May 15-20, 2016, Scotland
  2. EAGE Workshop on Seismic Reservoir Characterization, January 31 - 03 February, 2016 Kuwait City, Kuwait
  3. SPE/EAGE Geosteering and Well Placement Workshop, February 08 – 10, 2016 Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  4. International Coastal Symposium 2016 (ICS2016), March 6–11, 2016, Sydney, Australia
  5. ISRM International Symposium - EUROCK 2016, August 29–31, 2016, Nevsehir, Turkey

List of Best International Conferences

  1. 5th Earth Science and Climate Change Conference, July 25-27, 2016 Bangkok, Thailand
  2. 5th Biodiversity Conference, March 10-12, 2016 Madrid, Spain
  3. 4th Oceanography and Marine Biology Conference, July 18-20, 2016 Brisbane, Australia
  4. 2ndGeology Conference, April 21-22, 2016 Dubai, UAE
  5. 3rd Recycling Congress, Oct 06-07, 2016 Miami, USA
  6. 2nd Green Energy Conference, Nov 28-30, 2016 Chicago, USA
  7. 2nd Oil and Gas Conference, Nov 10-12, 2016 Istanbul, Turkey
  8. 2nd Geologists Meeting, July 11-12, 2016 Brisbane, Australia
  9. 2nd Recycling Conference, July 25-27, 2016 Berlin, Germany
  10. 2nd Petroliferous Basins Conference, Oct 3-5, 2016 London, UK
  11.  Geophysics Conference, Sept 29-Oct 1, 2016 Vancouver, Canada
  12.  Geosciences Conference, Oct 6-7, 2016 Miami, USA
  13. GIS and Remote Sensing Conference, May 16-17, 2016 San Antonio, USA
  14. Pollution Control and Sustainable Environment Conference, April 25-26, 2016  Dubai, UAE
  15. Petroleum and Refinery Congress, July 21-23, 2016 Brisbane, Australia
  16. Coastal Zone Management Conference, May 16-18, 2016 Osaka, Japan
  17. Mining and Metallurgy Conference, June 27-29, 2016 Cape Town, South Africa
  18. The Geological Society of America (GSA) 2016 Annual Meeting, September 25–28, 2016, Denver, USA
  19. 32nd Nordic Geological Winter Meeting, January 13-15 2016, Helsinki, Finland
  20. International Geological Congress 2016August 27–September 04 2016, Cape Town, South Africa
  21. 18th International Conference on Earth Science and Climate Change, May 16 - 17, 2016 Montreal, Canada
  22. International Symposium on Geodynamics and Earth Tides 2016, June 05–09 2016, Trieste, Italy
  23. The IV International Conference on Earth Science & Climate Change, August 17 - 18, 2017, Istanbul, Turkey

Relevant Society and Associations

  1. Japan Association for Earthquake Engineering
  2. Earthquake and hazard program, Association by Area Government
  3. Iranian Earthquake Engineering Association
  4. International association for earthquake engineering
  5. Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI)
  6. European Association for Earthquake Engineering
  7. International Institute of Seismology and Earthquake Engineering
  8. Multidisciplinary Center for Earthquake Engineering Research (MCEER)
  9. Pacific Earthquake Engineering Research Center (PEER)

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