6.0 Earthquake Rocks Coquimbo Chile

6.0 Earthquake Rocks Coquimbo Chile

On Oct. 5, 2015, at approximately 9:30 a.m. PDT, the U.S. Geological Survey¬†(USGS) reported that Coquimbo, Chile had experienced¬†an earthquake measuring 6.0 magnitude. The epicenter of the quake was approximately 32 miles southwest of Coquimbo. Residents of La Higuera, 36 miles north, reported feeling the tumbler. According to Reuters, Chile’s emergency services department states there […]

Earthquake Shakes Mexico After Lunar Eclipse

Earthquake Shakes Mexico After Lunar Eclipse

An earthquake, with a magnitude of 5.4, occurred today near Zihuatanejo, Guerrero, Mexico, according to the Mexico’s national seismological service. Although there are no immediate reports of casualities and injuries, eye witnesses accounts narrate of structural damage to buildings. This is one of several eathquakes that has been reported around the world just after the […]

Blood Moon Lunar Eclipse Earthquakes

Blood Moon Lunar Eclipse Earthquakes

According to Dr. William Kaufmann, director of the Griffith Park Observatory, the moon and the sun pull the Earth in opposite directions during a total lunar eclipse. This pulling on the Earth changes its shape from a sphere to a more oblong figure; it is as if the planet is being squeezed. These forces of […]