Earthquake Magnitude 5.5 Hits the Philippines

Earthquake Magnitude 5.5 Hits the Philippines

Moments ago a 5.5 Magnitude earthquake hit 29km NW of Siocon, Philippines. Though the temblor was off land, it was large enough to affect people near the Zamboanga Peninsula and Siocon. According to the USGS people living near those area should expect to experience aftershocks. The Philippines borders are in nearly all zones. The Philippine […]

Earthquake Strikes Japan and Tsunami Alert Issued

Earthquake Strikes Japan and Tsunami Alert Issued

A strong earthquake struck Japan on Nov. 21, 2016, at about 20:59 UTC, also causing the issuance of a tsunami alert. The United States Geological Survey has reported that a magnitude 6.9 quake, originally reported as a level 7.3 tremor, struck near Honshu. This is on the country’s east coast. The seismic activity was geographically […]

Ecuador Suffers Another Earthquake

Ecuador Suffers Another Earthquake

Ecuador has reportedly been struck by another strong earthquake today, April 19, 2016, for the second time within a week. The magnitude of the temblor was initially reported by El Mercurio to have been 5.9M. At 22:40 UTC, the United States Geological Survey reported confirmed the quake’s magnitude as 5.5. This is considered a moderate quake in […]

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