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Even if a foundation structure meets all the strength requirements, it should also satisfy another condition which is called serviceability.

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Satellite imagery revealed that the $17 billion WestConnect underground project has caused severe subsidence of the ground above.

Intense rainfalls have provoked severe landslides and rockfalls in south Peloponnese and particularly in the area of Mount Taygetos.

Monday, 21 January 2019 16:41

M 6,7 earthquake struck Chile

A 6.7 magnitude earthquake struck the central and north coast of Chile causing structural damage, landslides and provoking 2 fatalities.

Monday, 07 January 2019 01:00

Mount Etna erupted in Sicily, Italy

Mount Etna, the most active volcano of Europe, erupted on Christmas Eve, causing numerous earthquakes and closing the airport of Catania.

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The region of Plomari in the Island of Lesvos, Greece, was struck by rockfalls for the second time in less than a month.

Monday, 03 December 2018 01:00

Alaska struck by a massive M 7.0 earthquake

The region of Anchorage, Alaska, was struck by a massive M 7.0 on November 30, 2018.

A massive earthquake occurred 44 kilometers south-west of the Greek island of Zakynthos causing structural damage and electricity power loss. Fortunately no fatalities were reported.