M5.6 Earthquake Maybe Strongest in Oklahoma Recorded History

M5.6 Earthquake Maybe Strongest in Oklahoma Recorded History

The USGS has recorded that a M5.6 Earthquake has hit Oklahoma, NW of Pownee. The quake rocked Central, Northern Oklahoma at approximately 7:02 CT. One witness was quoted as say “That was the biggest earthquake I’ve ever felt,” according to News9. The earthquake’s epicenter was located eight miles northwest of Pawnee, which is 21 miles […]

Italy Earthquake Death Toll Rises to 120 [Updated]

Italy Earthquake Death Toll Rises to 120 [Updated]

On Aug. 24, 2016, a magnitude-6.2 earthquake hit central Italy, destroying three cities: Pescara del Tronto, Amatrice, and Accumoli. As of this report, the death toll rose to 120 casualties. According to Italy’s health minister, Beatrice Lorenzin, many victims are children. However, there is some good news. The firefighters rescued an 8-year-old girl who is […]

Earthquake Rocks Coastal Chile

Earthquake Rocks Coastal Chile

At about 13:26 CLT, July 25, 2016, the United States Geological Survey National Earthquake Center (USGS) reported that a magnitude 6.2 earthquake rocked the coast of Chile, in the area near Atacama. This city is located about 66 kilometers WNW of Diego de Almagro. The epicenter was located at 26.106º S. and 70.646º W. The […]