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 […]

6.3 Earthquake in Taiwan Jolted Sleeping Residents Awake

6.3 Earthquake in Taiwan Jolted Sleeping Residents Awake

According to European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), a 6.3M earthquake shook the Taiwan on Feb. 5, 2016, at 19:57 UTC. The epicenter was 17 km in-depth and its location was 22.93°N 120.54°E. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center has stated there is no active alert associated with this tumbler. Closest Cities to the Epicenter The following cities are […]

6.0 Earthquake in Caymans Possible Local Tsunami

6.0 Earthquake in Caymans Possible Local Tsunami

On Nov. 16, 2015, at 00:40 UTC, a magnitude 6.0 earthquake erupted near the Cayman Islands. The coordinates were 17.8º N and 81.9º W. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center has made an evaluation of the subsequent threat of a tsunami to the area based on previous earthquake and tsunami information, and has determined that at this […]