A magnitude 6.5 earthquake shook buildings in China's far western region of Xinjiang on Friday, sending people out onto the streets, but there were no immediate reports of casualties.
China's Western region of Xinjiang hit an earthquake with a magnitude of 6.1, said the US Geological Survey.
SYDNEY (Reuters) - A strong earthquake with a magnitude of 6.1 hit China's western province of Xinjiang on Friday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.
A shallow magnitude 3.4 earthquake was reported Thursday afternoon two miles from Brawley, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 12:38 p.m. PDT at a depth of 6.8 miles.
LONDON (Reuters) - An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.8 struck off the coast of Peru on Monday, the United States Geological Survey reported. The USGS said the quake's epicenter was 145 kilometers (90 miles) south of Puquio and 34 kilometers deep.
On Saturday evening a 5.2 magnitude earthquake with the city of Volcano, Hawaii. According to CNN, the region around the earthquake suffered five aftershocks. The largest of these after shocks registered at a 3.1 magnitude. Fortunately, no injuries have been reported. Show More Summary
A 5.6 magnitude earthquake has shaken India’s northeastern state of Assam on Sunday, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said.
(Reuters) - A 6.3 magnitude earthquake struck in the South Pacific 369 km (230 miles) south southeast of New Zealand's largely uninhabited Kermadec islands on Thursday, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.
A 5.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred northwest of Anchorage, Alaska, the US Geological Survey (USGS) reports.
(Reuters) - A 5.6 magnitude earthquake has hit Alaska about 74 miles (119 km) northwest of Anchorage at a depth of 72 miles (116 km), the U.S. Geological Survey reported on Wednesday.
TOKYO (Reuters) - An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.9 struck deep under the seabed off the coast of Japan south of Tokyo on Tuesday, the Japan Meteorological Agency said.
A shallow magnitude 2.7 earthquake was reported Monday afternoon one mile from Inglewood, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 2:49 p.m. at a depth of 1.9 mile.
(Reuters) - A shallow earthquake measuring 6.4 magnitude struck off Chile on Friday. There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage.
Watching from the the other side of the globe, it can hard to fathom the power of a massive earthquake like the magnitude 7.8 tremor that rocked Nepal on April 25, killing more than 8,500 people. Here's another way to think about it: The quake was so powerful that it physically shoved over the world's highest peak by […]
Watching from the the other side of the globe, it can hard to fathom the power of a massive earthquake like the magnitude 7.8 tremor that rocked Nepal on April 25, killing more than 8,500 people.Here's another way to think about it: The...Show More Summary
An earthquake struck Wyoming two years ago that made little sense, scientifically speaking—but experts seem closer to solving the mystery, the BBC reports. Called the Wind River Earthquake, it hit with 4.7 magnitude in an area that rarely sees such seismic power. Hardly surprising, since the Wind River...
More bad news for Malaysia, I’m afraid, where a group of tourists have managed to trigger an earthquake simply by taking their clothes off. Last Friday, a 6.0 magnitude earthquake… Continue reading The post We really are screwed if we believe that social media can curse us appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
The central United States has undergone a dramatic increase in seismicity over the past 6 years. From 1973-2008, there was an average of 24 earthquakes of magnitude 3 and larger per year. From 2009-2014, the rate steadily increased, averaging 193 per year and peaking in 2014 with 688 earthquakes. Show More Summary
… Malaysia’s Mt. Kinabalu, a 4095 meter (13,435 ft) trekking peak on the island of Borneo, was struck with a 5.9 magnitude earthquake that claimed the lives of at least 16 people, and left dozens of others injured and stranded … Continue reading ?
A 5.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred in Greece, about 82 kilometers (51 miles) northwest of the capital Athens, where strong tremors were felt.