5.1 Magnitude Earthquake Shook Sparta, NC

5.1 Magnitude Earthquake Shook Sparta, NC

On Aug. 9, 2020, citizens of Sparta, North Carolina were shaken awake by a 5.1 magnitude earthquake. It has been reported that people in surrounding states felt a tremor from the earthquake. Sparta is located in the northwest mountains of North Carolina. According to the town’s website, Sparta is close enough to “drive from the […]

7.4 Magnetude Earthquake Hits Mexico [Update]

7.4 Magnetude Earthquake Hits Mexico [Update]

[UPDATE] Residents of Mexico had to be evacuated due to 2.3-foot waves crashing into the southern coastline. Reports of the buildings collapsing as people rushed to safety. The epicenter of the earthquake was 6.8 miles from Santa María Zapotitalán in Oaxaca state, which is near El Coyul. The effects of the earthquake could be felt […]

Magnitude 6.5 Earthquake Rocks Nevada

Magnitude 6.5 Earthquake Rocks Nevada

A magnitude 6.5 earthquake rocked Nevada 35 miles West of Tonopah and 225 miles Northwest of Las Vegas, near the California border. The temblor occurred at 7:03 a.m. ET. The depth of the epicenter was 4.7 miles and at least six aftershocks have been reported so far, according to CNN. Over 8,000 people reported feeling […]

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