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Before and After: Boxing Day Tsunami tenth anniversary

Ten years ago, the Boxing Day Tsunami struck Indonesia A 9.2 magnitude earthquake in the Indian Ocean caused one of the deadliest natural disasters in history. The earthquake triggered a series of tsunamis that devasted the coastlines of Indonesia, Sri Lanka, India and Thailand. Show More Summary

Earthquake: 3.2 quake strikes near Bridgeport, Calif. on U.S. 395

A shallow magnitude 3.2 earthquake was reported Wednesday evening 12 miles from Bridgeport, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 8:14 p.m. PST at a depth of 5.0 miles.

Earthquake: 3.0 quake strikes near Soledad

A shallow magnitude 3.0 earthquake was reported Tuesday morning 13 miles from Soledad, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 2:48 a.m. PST at a depth of 3.7 miles.

2011 Japan earthquake: Fault had been relieving stress at accelerating rate for years

Scientists have found evidence that sections of the fault responsible for the 9.0 magnitude Tohoku earthquake that devastated northern Japan in 2011 were relieving seismic stress at a gradually accelerating rate for years before the quake.

Stanford scientists identify mechanism that accelerated the 2011 Japan earthquake

Stanford scientists have found evidence that sections of the fault responsible for the 9.0 magnitude Tohoku earthquake that devastated northern Japan in 2011 were relieving seismic stress at a gradually accelerating rate for years before the quake. read more

Earthquake: 3.0 quake strikes near Yucaipa, Calif.

A shallow magnitude 3.0 earthquake was reported Friday morning 3 miles from Yucaipa, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 11:08 a.m. PST at a depth of 9.3 miles.

‘San Andreas’ Teaser Trailer: Dwayne Johnson Stars In Earthquake Actioner

The infamous San Andreas Fault finally gives way in Dwayne Johnson starrer San Andreas, triggering a magnitude 9 earthquake in California. Johnson stars as a search and rescue helicopter pilot who, along with his estranged wife, makes his way from Los Angeles to San Francisco to save their only daughter. Show More Summary

New ‘San Andreas’ Images Put the Rock in Peril

Californians have been waiting decades for the Big One, the massive earthquake expected to rock the San Andreas fault at a magnitude of 7.0 or greater on the Richter scale. As of now, there’s no telling when the event might hit — at least in real life. In the movies, we already know there’s a […] The post New ‘San Andreas’ Images Put the Rock in Peril appeared first on /Film.

Earthquake: 3.2 quake strikes near Inyokern

A shallow magnitude 3.2 earthquake was reported Sunday morning 24 miles from Inyokern, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 4:59 a.m. Pacific time at a depth of 1.9 mile.

Earthquake: 4.1 quake strikes near Monterey County

A shallow magnitude 4.1 earthquake was reported Friday evening three miles from San Juan Bautista, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 6:16 p.m. Pacific time at a depth of 3.7 miles.

M2.9 aftershock to Duncan earthquake

One of the larger aftershocks in weeks, at magnitude 2.9, hit the Duncan area on Wednesday at 3:53 p.m. The magnitude 5.3 Duncan earthquake occurred on June 28 and since then hundreds of aftershocks have been recorded, with a score or so of them having been felt by local and regional residents. [Right, orange star marks epicenter of aftershock. Credit, USGS]

Earthquake: 3.6 quake strikes near Palm Springs

A shallow magnitude 3.6 earthquake was reported Thursday morning near Palm Springs, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 8:53 a.m. Pacific time at a depth of 9.9 miles.

Map of aftershocks to Sunday's M4.7Oak Creek earthquake

AZGS geologist Jeri Young has compiled all of the aftershocks greater than magnitude 2.0 from Sunday night's magnitude 4.7 earthquake in the Oak Creek Canyon area between Sedona and Flagstaff.The figure also shows the M=3.5 quake from November 25 in the same area.

Magnitude 4.7 earthquake rocks Sedona-Flagstaff area

AZGS released the following statement this afternoon:A magnitude (M) 4.7 earthquake shook Sedona and Flagstaff in Sunday evening. The event occurred at 10:57 p.m. about 7 miles north of Sedona, near Munds Park.The earthquake and smaller aftershocks are shallow, with depths estimated at 1.3 miles. Show More Summary

Moderate quake (M=4.7) between Sedona and Flagstaff

A magnitude 4.7 earthquake struck north of Sedona on Sunday night at 11:57 p.m. local time and was widely reported by residents across the region. One small rockfall was reported on highway 89A but it was quickly cleared by ADOT. [Right top, AZGS Hazards Viewer shows active faults and historical earthquakes. Show More Summary

Small Thanksgiving Earthquake Jolts Napa Valley

Napa Valley experienced a slight Turkey Day scare on Thursday at 12:36 p.m., when a 3.1 magnitude earthquake struck the region. The quake hit approximately five miles northeast of Sonoma at a depth of five miles, according to local CBS News affiliate in San Francisco. Show More Summary

Earthquake: 3.1 quake strikes near Yountville

A shallow magnitude 3.1 earthquake was reported Thursday afternoon three miles from Yountville, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 12:36 p.m. PST at a depth of five miles.

M3.5 quake near Sedona is felt locally; preceded by foreshocks

Residents in the Sedona-Flagstaff area report feeling a magnitude 3.5 earthquake that hit about 6 miles north-northeast of Sedona at 2:19 a.m. local time this morning. [Right, orange star marks epicenter. Credit, USGS]Dr. Jeri Young,...Show More Summary

Strong Earthquake in Japan's Nagano Injures Dozens, Topples Homes

Forty-one people were injured during the magnitude 6.8 temblor, but no deaths were reported. Twitter users snapped photos of public transportation gone dark and disheveled supermarkets.

Aftershock felt in Duncan area

Local residents reported feeling an aftershock to the Duncan earthquake on at 7:38 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 21. The USGS posted the location for the event today, with a magnitude of 2.8. This is the first aftershock felt in the area for many weeks. Show More Summary

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