SYDNEY (Reuters) - A 5.6 magnitude undersea earthquake struck 130 kms (80 miles) northwest of the South Pacific island nation of Tonga on Wednesday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said.
A new mechanism may explain how great earthquakes with magnitudes larger than M7 are linked to coastal uplift in many regions worldwide.
San Francisco is expected to be hit with a 6.7 magnitude or higher earthquake before 2032, according to the US Geological Survey (USGS). But USGS scientists just discovered that two fault lines in the area are connected, which could make a Bay Area earthquake much worse. Show More Summary
A powerful earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.6 struck western Japan on Friday, toppling shelves and knocking out power to thousands of homes. There was no risk of a tsunami.
A powerful earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.6 struck western Japan on Friday, but there was no risk of a tsunami, the AP reports. The Japan Meteorological Agency says the earthquake occurred at 2:10pm local time in the Tottori prefecture about 430 miles west of Tokyo. The...
TOKYO (Reuters) - An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.6 shook western Japan on Thursday, the Japan Meteorological Agency said, adding that a tsunami warning was not issued.
A powerful earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.6 shook western Japan on Friday, but created no danger of a tsunami. The Meteorological Agency said the earthquake occurred Friday at 2:10 p.m. (0510 GMT) in Japan's western prefecture of Tottori, about 430 miles west of Tokyo, at a depth...
he connected faults could rupture simultaneously and cause a major earthquake of magnitude 7.4.
An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 3.8 struck near Ridgemark Tuesday afternoon, according to the United States Geological Survey.
For the second time in under a decade, Haiti is reeling from a catastrophic natural disaster that has caused mass fatalities and ravaged much of its already-vulnerable infrastructure. A devastating magnitude 7 earthquake rattled the impoverished island nation in 2010, triggering dozens of aftershocks and killing as many as 316,000 people. Show More Summary
A new mechanism may explain how great earthquakes with magnitudes larger than M7 are linked to coastal uplift in many regions worldwide. This has important implications for the seismic hazard and the tsunami risk along the shores of many countries. Show More Summary
(GFZ GeoForschungsZentrum Potsdam, Helmholtz Centre) A new mechanism may explain how earthquakes with magnitudes larger than M7 are linked to coastal uplift. This has important implications for the seismic hazard and the tsunami risk along shores of many countries. Show More Summary
(Reuters) - An earthquake of magnitude 6.2 struck the Himalayan region of Tibet on Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.
A 6.4 magnitude earthquake struck China's northwestern province of Qinghai on Monday, the US Geological Survey reported, in an area frequently plagued with seismic activity. The quake was 32 kilometres (20 miles) deep, USGS said, with its epicentre in a sparsely-populated area of Yushu prefecture. Show More Summary
(Reuters) - A powerful earthquake measuring 6.9 magnitude struck off the coast of New Britain island in Papua New Guinea on Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said.
A US Geological Survey report finds that fracking was the most likely cause of a 4.9 magnitude earthquake that struck Kansas in 2014. Largest Earthquake In Kansas Caused By Fracking (w/Video) was originally posted on: PlanetSave. ToShow More Summary
Kobe after the earthquake. (Photo: ????/CC BY-SA 3.0) Within a minute, early in the morning of January 17, 1995, Kobe fell down. The earthquake, magnitude 7.3, twisted railroads and knocked down highways. It collapsed older buildings,...Show More Summary
SYDNEY (Reuters) - An earthquake of magnitude 5.8 struck 182 km (113 miles) southeast of Rabaul in the Pacific nation of Papua New Guinea, on Wednesday, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) said.
A shallow magnitude 2.7 earthquake was reported Thursday afternoon in southeast Long Beach, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 1:54 p.m. Pacific time at a depth of 7.5 miles. According to the USGS, the epicenter was located just south of the Long Beach Veterans Affairs...
A NASA-funded program provided valuable information for responders and groups supporting the recovery efforts for the Aug. 24, 2016, magnitude 6.2 earthquake that struck central Italy. The earthquake caused significant loss of life and property damage in the town of Amatrice.