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Magnitude 5.5 Earthquake Off of California-Oregon Coast

Magnitude 5.5 Earthquake Off of California-Oregon Coast

A 5.5 magnitude earthquake has just occurred off the California-Oregon coast. The quake happened at 7:19 Pacific time this evening. The epicenter of the quake was situated 6.8-mile underground and 135-miles northwest of Eureka, California, or 111-miles west of Brookings, Oregon. Currently, news remains forthcoming and no immediate injuries or structural damages have been reported. […]

Fukushima Hit by 7.3 Quake [Updated]

Fukushima Hit by 7.3 Quake [Updated]

Fukushima, Japan has been hit by an earthquake off its coast with a 7.3 magnitude today, according to the U.S. Geological Survey, which monitors quakes around the world. A tsunami warning was issued in the nearby area, expected to strike before 1:40 pm Eastern Time. However, U.S. Pacific Tsunami Warning Center issued no widespread tsunami warning […]

5.5 Magnitude Earthquake in Russia Rattled the Countryside

5.5 Magnitude Earthquake in Russia Rattled the Countryside

Sunday in Russia, a magnitude 5.5 earthquake occurred, which rattled the remote countryside. It happened at 10:56 UTC, at 46.919°N 145.291°E and a depth of 379.4 km (235.7 mi). The three closest cities to the quake’s epicenter were Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, Korsakov, and Dolininsk. Each was 194 km (121 mi) away from the epicenter, so were largely unaffected by […]

Earthquake Magnitude 6.9 Rocks New Zealand – Update

Earthquake Magnitude 6.9 Rocks New Zealand – Update

At approximately 22:09:31 UTC an earthquake registering at magnitude 6.9 rocked New Zealand. Correction made. It sent shock waves into its capital city of Wellington, according to the USGS. Reuters reported that the quakes epicenter was between the country’s two large islands at a depth of 147 miles. According to the New Zealand Herald residents […]

7.2 Magnitude Earthquake in Route to the South Sandwich Islands

7.2 Magnitude Earthquake in Route to the South Sandwich Islands

The South Sandwich Islands and surrounding areas brace for a massive earthquake. Our planet’s seemingly stable surface is made up of enormous pieces of rock that are slowly but constantly moving. Those pieces continually collide with and rub against one another, and sometimes their edges abruptly crack or slip and suddenly release huge amounts of […]

Magnitude 6.1 Earthquake Shakes Indonesia, 29 Killed

Magnitude 6.1 Earthquake Shakes Indonesia, 29 Killed

Tuesday afternoon, a magnitude 6.1 earthquake shook the Sumatra island, Banda Aceh, in Indonesia.  So far, authorities have determined at least 29 people have been killed and hundreds have been injured. Police, soldiers and volunteers are searching the tremor-damaged area on Wednesday looking for victims and survivors in the rubble.  They are searching amidst the […]

6.5 Earthquakes near Nicaragua

6.5 Earthquakes near Nicaragua

MANAGUA – A magnitude 6.5 earthquake struck on Saturday off the Pacific coast of the central American nation of Nicaragua, the U.S. Geological Survey said, but there were no immediate reports of damage. “Thank God, so far we haven’t heard of any damage,” government spokeswoman Rosario Murillo told local television and radio stations. The quake, […]

Holy Thunder! Rock, Roll And Rumble As Scientists Monitor Earthquake Activity In Yellowstone National Park

Holy Thunder! Rock, Roll And Rumble As Scientists Monitor Earthquake Activity In Yellowstone National Park

Hidden almost 5 miles beneath the spectacular mountains of Yellowstone National Park lies a slumbering giant beast. Approximately 34 x 45 miles in size, the Yellowstone caldera, also known as the Yellowstone super volcano, rocks, rolls and rumbles on a daily basis. Under incredible pressure, the “Yellowstone Hotspot” is a massive chamber of molten rock, […]

Earthquake Shakes up Northern California Town

Earthquake Shakes up Northern California Town

  As the residents of Greenville, California were watching television, and relaxing in their homes, a 5.7 magnitude earthquake disturbed their quiet evening.  The northern California town, about 25 miles south of Susanville was shaken by the quake at 8:47 p.m. Thursday. There have been no reports of serious damage, only minor breakage as items […]

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