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Earth­quakes in the Gro­nin­gen Gas Field, the Netherlands

Animations and explanations about the induced, man made earthquakes in the Groningen Gas Field, as a result of gas drilling activities by Shell and Exxon.

An independent one man's project by Kor Dwarshuis.

Real time data

Data retrieved at: ---

Total number of quakes

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Realtime retrieved from:
KNMI / GBB


Last 3 quakes

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Realtime retrieved from:
KNMI / GBB


Total number of damage reports

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Temporally not available.

Total number of buildings demolished

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(Research by journalist. Real number is higher.)


Realtime retrieved from:
Het Verdwenen Groningen


Discovery gas field

First gas was exactly found

ago.(Juli 22 1959 at 6:33 am)

“Huizinge-quake”

The quake that changed everything happened

ago (August 16th 2012 at 10:30 pm)

Revenues per second

Since
0 seconds about
0 has been earned.

End of gas

Over
the exploitation of the field will be ended (in 2030)

Animations, visualisations, etc

gro­ningen gas field, a disaster in slow motion

History of Groningen gas field and how it went wrong. “Storytelling”.

ani­mation of all earthquakes

Real-time. Induced by Shell / Exxon / Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs.

ani­mation of earthquakes in Oklahama

based on a set of fixed data, not real time. If I would have a data-feed, real time animation would be possible.

animation of most recent earthquakes

Real-time. Induced by Shell / Exxon / Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs.

richter in groningen

Why Richter scale does not apply to Groningen gas field.

the result: pro­ject l­o­i­o­d­b

Project Lot's Of Images Of Damaged Buildings. Text in Dutch, but you'll get the picture(s).

why unique

What makes the situation in Groningen unique compared to other major gas fields.

real time data visualisation map of earthquakes in the world

Of past 30 Days with magnitude 4.5+. And why the Groningen gas field quakes are not on the map.