Sikkim Earthquake – Continuing Social Media Coverage and Resources from Disaster Social Network

Author: IEM’s Disaster Social Network (DSN), IEM

The Disaster Social Network is continuing to monitor social media traffic pertaining to the September18th earthquake centered near Sikkim, India. We’ve identified some additional relevant resources of firsthand accounts, current satellite imagery of resulting landslides, and explanations of seismic activity in the area.

Twitter

http://twitter.com/#!/Kuldipnar – Kuldip Nar is working on recovery efforts in Sikkim
http://twitter.com/#!/search?q=%23sikkim
 - continuing updates
http://twitter.com/#!/Geoblogfeed
– global geological information

A first look at NASA satellite imagery of landslides from the Sikkim earthquake:

http://blogs.agu.org/landslideblog/2011/10/06/a-first-look-at-nasa-satellite-imagery-of-the-landslides-from-the-sikkim-earthquake/?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter

Few more photos:

http://earthquake-report.com/2011/09/27/the-most-impressive-image-series-of-the-nepal-sikkim-himalaya-earthquake-so-far/

Related Articles:

Himalayan /Sikkim Earthquake Blog: http://cdrn.org.in/blog/index.php/himalayan-earthquake-sikkim-earthquake-north-east-india/
Himalayan / Sikkim Earthquake Situation Report: http://cdrn.org.in/blog/wp-content/uploads/2011/09/Himalayan-Sikkim-Earthquake-Situation-Report-2011CDRN.pdf
“Understanding the 6.9 Sikkim earthquake” http://thewatchers.adorraeli.com/2011/09/20/understanding-the-6-9-sikkim-earthquake/
“Why do India, Himalayan region get so many earthquakes?“ http://www.alaskadispatch.com/article/why-do-india-himalayan-region-get-so-many-earthquakes

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