There is reason that the word earthquake is currently listed as a trending topic on Twitter as of Sunday morning, May 3. The USGS is reporting an earthquake of a 3.9 magnitude on the Richter Scale hitting 1km WNW of View Park-Windsor Hills, California on Sunday, at 11:07:18 UTC — or 4:07 a.m. Show More Summary
A shallow magnitude 3.9 earthquake was reported Sunday morning one mile from View Park-Windsor Hills, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 4:07 a.m. Pacific time at a depth of 5.6 miles.
An earthquake measuring 4.8 on the Richter scale occurred off the Coast of Japan's Fukushima Prefecture, where Fukushima -1 Nuclear Power Plant is situated.
A magnitude 4.2 earthquake struck Michigan on Saturday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
The death toll from the devastating Nepal earthquake is still climbing, having surpassed 7,000 this weekend. A total of 7,040 people were killed in the 4.8 magnitude earthquake, according to Nepal’s National Emergency Operation Centre. Show More Summary
(Reuters) - Southern Michigan on Saturday afternoon was shaken by a mild, 4.2 magnitude earthquake, a rarity in a state more accustomed to snow storms and tornadoes, officials said.
A rare Michigan earthquake was felt by residents across the southern portion of The Wolverine State Saturday afternoon, The Detroit Free Press is reporting. At about 12:23 P.M. local (Eastern) time, the 4.2 magnitude quake struck near the Michigan town of Galesburg, about 65 miles south of Lansing. Show More Summary
The Department of State warns US citizens of the risks of travel to Nepal following the 7.8 magnitude earthquake on April 25.
A magnitude 2.3 earthquake near Duncan Arizona, at 10:24 pm Monday night was likely another aftershock from last June's magnitude 5.3 quake. What is interesting is that this small event was felt by local residents. Typically, it takes...Show More Summary
A powerful 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook Nepal on April 25, killing thousands of people and flattening sections of Kathmandu's historic center. The United Nations estimates 8 million people -- nearly a third of Nepal’s population -- have been affected by the earthquake.
The 7.8 magnitude earthquake will hamper Nepal for years
(Reuters) - An earthquake of magnitude 7.1 struck off Papua New Guinea on Friday, 128 km south-south-west of Rabaul, at a depth of 61 km, the United States Geological Survey reported.
A 3.6 magnitude earthquake shook Southern California just after 7 a.m. Thursday, rattling desks and shaking downtown Los Angeles’ buildings enough to frighten some Angelenos.
A shallow magnitude 3.6 earthquake was reported Thursday morning two miles from Carson in the South Bay, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 7:01 a.m. PDT at a depth of 7.5 miles.
As the world watches, Nepal continues to face tragedy, destruction and chaos in the wake of Saturday’s devastating magnitude 7.8 earthquake. By current estimates, more than 5,000 people have died and nearly 10,200 more are injured. A total of 8 million people have been affected by the disaster.
A cutting from the Nepalese government website for the National Seismological Centre dated 2011: “From the available data there has been no great earthquakes of magnitude >8.0 in the gap between the earthquakes of 1905 AD and 1934 AD...Show More Summary
Can earthquakes ever be predicted? This question is timely after the magnitude 7.8 earthquake that struck Nepal recently. If authorities had more warning that the earthquake was coming, they may have been able to save more lives. Read more...
A shallow magnitude 3.0 earthquake was reported Wednesday six miles from Big Pine, Calif., in the Eastern Sierra, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 12:09 p.m. Pacific time at a depth of 6.2 miles.
The earthquake in Nepal was big, but there's a discrepancy in just how big. The United States Geological Survey (USGS) measured the earthquake at 7.8 magnitude, whereas the China Earthquakes… Tags: earthquake, logarithmic scale, Qua...
Police in Nepal say the death toll from the 7.8 magnitude earthquake has topped 5,000.They discussed the ongoing efforts by U.S. civilian and military personnel to assist the government of Nepal and international organizations in the disaster response efforts, including provision of rescue and logistics support.