6.1 and 5.5 Magnitude Earthquakes Hit Central Italy 2 Hours Apart

6.1 and 5.5 Magnitude Earthquakes Hit Central Italy 2 Hours Apart

On Oct. 26, 2016, at 19:18:06.3 UTC, a 6.1 magnitude earthquake rattled throughout Central Italy. This occurred two hours after a quake with a magnitude of 5.5 caused severe damages. The epicenter was located at 42.97º N and 13.13º E. It reached a depth of 20 km. Earlier, on October 26, at 17:10:36.3 UTC, a […]

Earthquake of Magnitude 7.8 Rocks Ecuador

Earthquake of Magnitude 7.8 Rocks Ecuador

The United States Geological Survey had preliminarily reported that on April 16, 2016, at about 23:58 UTC, a magnitude – 7.4 earthquake struck Ecuador in its coastal region. It has now been upgraded to magnitude – 7.8. This earthquake was geographically located at 0.34 North latitude and 79.972 West longitude. Earthquakes are generalized as minor […]

5.9 Earthquake Rocks El Galpon, Argentina (Updated)

5.9 Earthquake Rocks El Galpon, Argentina (Updated)

EL GALPON, Argentina – On Saturday, October 17, 2015, a strong magnitude 5.9 earthquake was felt over a 425-mile stretch of Argentina, including the cities of El Galpon,El Quebrachal, Joaquin V. Gonzalez, Salta, and Asuncion, Paraguay. At first, the USGS reported that the Argentina quake was a magnitude 6.0. But after a re-evaluation of the initial […]

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