Not only did Seattle Seahawks fans set a noise record for an outdoor stadium in Seattle's 34-7 thumping of New Orleans on Monday night, but the raucous fans in the NFL's toughest stadium for visitors also registered a magnitude 1 or 2 earthquake during Michael Bennett's 22-yard fumble return. Show More Summary
An earthquake of at least 6.3 in magnitude hit eastern Indonesia's Tanimbar islands, but no tsunami alerts were issued.
For the second time this year, a deadly earthquake has struck close to Iran's only nuclear reactor—and rattled neighbors across the Persian Gulf. The 5.8 magnitude quake that hit 38 miles north of the Bushehr nuclear power plant, in the same region where a slightly stronger quake killed...
A 5.7 magnitude earthquake on the Gulf coast near Iran’s sole nuclear power plant killed seven people and injured 30 on Thursday, emergency response chief Hassan Qadami told state media. “So far, there are seven dead and 30 injured receiving hospital treatments,” the official IRNA news agency quoted Qadami as saying. The quake’s epicentre was [...]
(TEHRAN, Iran) — An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.6 struck a town Thursday in southern Iran, killing seven people while causing no damage at the country’s only nuclear power plant, state television reported. The U.S. Geological Survey said the temblor struck some 14 kilometers (8.7 miles) northeast of Borazjan. Show More Summary
At least seven are killed and 30 injured after 5.7 magnitude earthquake 60 kilometres from Bushehr.
There are pandas almost everywhere you look at the Chengdu research center in the northern suburbs of China’s fourth-largest city. That’s a hopeful sign, five years after a magnitude 8 earthquake devastated the Wolong Nature Reserve, arguably the most important panda preserve on the planet and home to many of the 1,600 or so giant pandas in the wild.
The 7.8 magnitude earthquake that rocked San Francisco in 1906 and the resulting fires devastated the city, but old San Francisco remains in photographs and video. This video lets you travel down Market Street as it looked before the earthquake hit. Read more...
The USGS reports a magnitude 3 earthquake last night (Nov. 22) at about 10:32 pm, 25 miles NNW of Grand Canyon Village.[Right, orange star marks quake epicenter. Red lines are active faults. Credit, USGS]
A 3.5 magnitude earthquake has hit Ohio, according to the U.S. Geological Survey on Wednesday.
Nelsonville, Ohio experienced a 3.5 magnitude earthquake around 1:30 pm today. The tremors from the quake stretched more than 40 miles away in multiple directions. The southern Ohio town is located about 64 miles from Columbus. Damage from the Nelsonville earthquake remains unknown at this time. Show More Summary
Last year, veteran trader Art Cashin used his morning note to totally predict a 7.9 magnitude earthquake that happened later that day. So listen up, because now Cashin is warning about solar storms. In today's note from UBS, Cashin forwards...Show More Summary
If last year it was the East Coast's turn to suffer a freak super storm, this year it is the already battered Philippines, which suffered a 7.2 magnitude earthquake last month, turn as Super Typhoon Haiyan, the equivalent of a Category 5 hurricane, slammed into the Philippines today after forcing thousands of people to evacuate. Show More Summary
An earthquake was reported to have hit Monday around 12:30 pm in the Indian Head Park area. ABC News originally reported that the quake was a 3.7 magnitude earthquake with an epicenter of Indian Head Park, but is now reporting that it was a quarry blast in nearby Countryside Hills, Illinois. Show More Summary
A major UNICEF emergency operation is underway in the central Visayas region of the Philippines. The effort comes in response to the 7.2 magnitude earthquake that struck Bohol Island on October 15. The earthquake, the strongest to hit Bohol in nearly 25 years, set off landslides and building collapses and tore apart bridges. At least […]
After enchanting the world, spawning imitators, causing multiple SMCP orgasms, and surviving a purported assassination attempt, alas, Florentjin Hofman's giant rubber duck is dead, reportedly killed by the 6.6 magnitude earthquake that struck Taiwan Thursday. Taiwan held a moment of silence to mourn its passing. [ more › ]
On Thursday a strong earthquake hit eastern Taiwan, shaking the country over a wide area including the capital, Taipei, where buildings swayed for more than 10 seconds, and startled residents ran for cover. There were no immediate reports of serious damage or casualties. Show More Summary
A strong earthquake struck Taiwan Thursday, but there were no immediate reports of casualties or damage, Reuters reports. The 6.6 magnitude quake struck near the east coast city of Hua-lien, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Witnesses say it shook tall buildings in the capital city of Taipei about 100 miles to the north. [Reuters]
A strong, 7.3 magnitude earthquake was recorded off of Japan's eastern coast, along Fukushima prefecture, which was devastated in March 2011 by an offshore earthquake of magnitude 9.0. The U.S. Geological Service says the quake hit about 200 miles offshore and struck 6.2 miles deep. Show More Summary
A strong earthquake rattled Japan in the wee hours and raised alerts at the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant, but so far, all looks fine. The earthquake of magnitude 7.3 struck off Japan's east coast at 2:10am Saturday local time, the US Geological Survey said. Japan's emergency agencies declared...