Earthquakes


Iran earthquake
 
Ten days after the earthquake hit the Iranian town of Bam, the sun begins to cover the entrance of a wrecked home Sunday Jan. 4,2004. Around 35,000 people were killed in the earthquake that struck Bam on Dec. 26.


 
Satellite image using SAR interferometry showing the earthquake in Turkey of 17 August 1999. The coloured contours in the image indicate the ground displacement caused by the earthquake.