6.5M Earthquake Strikes Indonesia

6.5M Earthquake Strikes Indonesia

The region of Papua, Indonesia suffered an earthquake measuring 6.5 in magnitude, Monday, Aug. 14, 2017, at 23:49:29 UTC. Primary areas that were affected include Ubrub, Abepura, and Jayapura. This is the second consecutive earthquake reported in Indonesia this week. The Southeast Asian nation was hit yesterday by a quake of the same magnitude. There is no tsunami […]

6.5M Earthquake Kills 5 and Injures 63 in China

6.5M Earthquake Kills 5 and Injures 63 in China

Five tourists were killed and 63 injured when a powerful earthquake rocked the mountain regions near Jiuzhaigo National Park in China, on August 8, 2017, around 9:20 p.m. ET. Thirty people are reportedly in critical condition. According to an emergency official, the town of Zhangza reported the casualties from the powerful quake. According to the U.S. Geological Survey, […]

5.1 Earthquake on Western Indian – Antarctic Ridge

5.1 Earthquake on Western Indian – Antarctic Ridge

At 17:20:25 UTC, on August 1, 2017, according to the U.S. Geological Survey, a 5.1 magnitude earthquake occurred on the Western Indian – Antarctic Ridge. The quake happened in the Indian Ocean on the Southeast Indian Ridge and did not affect any nearby land. There were no reports of any disturbances felt from the earthquake. […]

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