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Earthquake: 4.0 quake strikes near Baker, Calif.

A shallow magnitude 4.0 earthquake was reported Monday morning 34 miles from Baker, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 2:21 a.m. Pacific time at a depth of 1.2 mile.

Magnitude 6.3 quake hits off Samoa in Pacific Ocean: USGS

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.3 struck off Samoa in the Pacific Ocean on Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said, just hours after a major tremor rattled nearby Papua New Guinea.

Tsunami Warning Issued After Massive Earthquake Hits Papua New Guinea [Breaking]

A tsunami warning has been issued by officials in several countries across the Pacific Ocean after a massive magnitude 7.7 earthquake struck Papua New Guinea early Monday morning. According to the Washington Post, officials have warned several nations about tsunami waves that could affect several countries across the Pacific in the hours to come. Show More Summary

Magnitude 7.7 earthquake hits Papua New Guinea

Powerful earthquake hits off of northeast town of Rabaul, and a tsunami warning issued shortly after.

Major 7.7 quake strikes off Papua New Guinea, tsunami warning issued

SYDNEY (Reuters) - A major earthquake with a magnitude 7.7 struck off Papua New Guinea on Monday, official monitors said, and a tsunami warning was issued soon after.

Japan spending $7 billion building 250-mile-long sea wall

Back in 2011 Japan suffered an 8.9 magnitude earthquake off its coast followed by a tsunami, which turned streets into a torrent of raging sea water in just 6 minutes. Nobody wants that […]

Earthquake measuring 5.9 magnitude strikes in Moluccas, Indonesia: USGS

SYDNEY (Reuters) - An undersea earthquake measuring 5.9 magnitude struck in Moluccas, Indonesia on Sunday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

Earthquake: Magnitude 3.6 quake strikes in Joshua Tree National Park

A shallow magnitude 3.6 earthquake was reported Friday morning 14 miles south of Twentynine Palms in Joshua Tree National Park, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 8:36 a.m. Pacific time at a depth of 1.2 mile.

Earthquake: 4.2 quake strikes near Coalinga, Calif.

A shallow magnitude 4.2 earthquake was reported Friday morning 6 miles from Coalinga, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 6:30 a.m. PDT at a depth of 6.2 miles.

Earthquake: 3.0 quake strikes near Dana Point

A shallow magnitude 3.0 earthquake was reported Thursday morning 16 miles from Dana Point, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 11:09 a.m. PDT.

Earthquake hits northwest suburbs

An earthquake hit the northwest suburbs near Lake in the Hills Wednesday evening, authorities said. The U.S. Geological Survey reported a quake of magnitude 2.9 hit about 1-1/4 miles west of Lake in the Hills at 6:08 p.m. USGS data show that if confirmed, it would be the biggest seismic event in the Chicago area since one near a McCook quarry on Nov. Show More Summary

Magnitude 6.1 quake hits near Tacna, Peru

(Reuters) - A 6.1 magnitude earthquake struck near Tacna in southern Peru on Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey said....

Earthquake: 3.9 quake strikes near Greenville, Calif.

A shallow magnitude 3.9 earthquake was reported Monday evening six miles from Greenville, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 10:36 p.m. Pacific time at a depth of 0 miles.

Small earthquake in central Virginia

A small earthquake was detected early Sunday in central Virginia, near where the historic 5. 8 magnitude quake was centered in Aug. 2011, the U.S. Geological Survey reported. Sunday’s quake was centered about six miles south southeast of Louisa, Va., and was measured at a magnitude of 2.8. It was roughly half way between Richmond and Charlottesville. Read full article >>

Magnitude 6.3 Earthquake Strikes Off Papua New Guinea

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SINGAPORE, March 16 (Reuters) - A magnitude 6.3 earthquake struck off the Papua New Guinea island of New Britain on Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said. The quake struck 6 miles (9 km), northwest of the town of Rabaul, on the northeast tip of New Britain island, it said. Show More Summary

Earthquake: 3.1 quake strikes at Twentynine Palms base

A shallow magnitude 3.1 earthquake was reported Saturday morning centered on the Twentynine Palms Marine training base in San Bernardino County.

How Over 90,000 Photos Were Salvaged From the 2011 Japan Tsunami 

The 9.0 magnitude earthquake that hit Japan in 2011 caused a monstrous tsunami, the power of which the country had never before seen. The disaster completely devastated Japanese infrastructure and took almost 16,000 lives. To this day, families still continue to search for loved ones who went missing. Show More Summary

U.S. Geological Survey Report: California Faces Near Certain Risk Of Strong Earthquake [Video]

A new report from the U.S. Geological Survey brings an ominous earthquake forecast. The report indicated that residents of California can expect a greater risk of experiencing an earthquake as strong as magnitude 8.0, and a near certain risk of being shaken by another strong earthquake within the next three decades. Show More Summary

Risk of 8.0 earthquake in California leaps: Still, business as usual

A new U.S. Geological Survey report that shows it is increasingly likely a magnitude 8.0 or greater earthquake will hit California “doesn’t change the bottom line” for the state’s emergency management workers, an agency official say...

San Andreas Movie Trailer Starring The Rock Looks… Monumental! [Video]

After the infamous San Andreas Fault finally gives, triggering a magnitude 9 earthquake in California, a search and rescue helicopter pilot (Dwayne Johnson) and his estranged wife make their way together from Los Angeles to San Francisco to save their

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