We posted a map [right] this afternoon of all of the magnitude 3.0 and larger aftershocks from the June 28 magnitude 5.2 Duncan earthquake [shown in red]. Five of the 13 events have occurred in roughly the last 24 hours.The seismic stations...Show More Summary
Fast forward to 1 minutes 6 seconds into the clip (equivalent to 4:22am local time, and where every second is equvalent to 6 seconds in real-time) to see what the 6.8 magnitude earthquake, which we reported earlier, was all about. Luckily, this time, it was nothing to write home about. Show More Summary
An earthquake of about 6.8 magnitude was detected today off the coast of Japan, close to the island of Honshu.
Link: A 6.8 magnitude earthquake hit off the coast of Japan, with its epicenter located some 150 kilometers from the city of Namie in Fukishima prefecture.The quake was centered at a depth of about 10km, according to the Japan Meteorological...Show More Summary
Moments ago, at 4:22am local time, a major 6.8 magnitude quake struck eastern Japan, off the Fukushima coast. FLASH:M6.8 QUAKE JOLTS OFF FUKUSHIMA, JAPAN, TSUNAMI ALERT EARTHQUAKE EARLY WARNING ISSUED FOR JAPAN, OFF FUKUSHIMA:JMA EARTHQUAKE...Show More Summary
A shallow magnitude 3.3 earthquake was reported Thursday afternoon about seven miles east of the Coahuila Indian Reservation in Riverside County, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 1:41 p.m. Pacific time at a depth of 8.7 miles.
A shallow magnitude 3.2 earthquake was reported Tuesday morning eight miles from Calipatria, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 5:31 a.m. PDT at a depth of 0.6 miles.
A shallow magnitude 3.2 earthquake was reported Tuesday morning 11 miles from Hollister, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 1:17 a.m. PDT at a depth of 3.1 miles.
The United States Geological Survey measured a 6.9 magnitude earthquake in southern Mexico and Central America on Monday that set off mudslides and damaged scores of buildings. The quake was first calculated at a magnitude of 7.1 but was later lowered to 6.9. The Weather Channel reports the earthquake occurred at 6:23 a.m. local time,
Two aftershocks with magnitudes over 3.0 hit the Duncan area on Saturday, a week after the 5.3 main shock occurred.A magnitude 3.2 event hit at 12:30 pm, followed by a magnitude 3.5 shock at 9:24 pm. [Right, the top orange circle is the M3.2 aftershock, the leftmost orange circle is the M3.5 event. Show More Summary
Big Bear Mountain, as well as a large portion of Southern California, was shaking and quaking earlier this morning. The United States Geological Survey announced today that a 4.6 magnitude earthquake shook the mountain community at 9:59 AM PST this morning. Reports have the temblor being felt as far south as Mexico, and as far
Oklahoma now produces more small magnitude three earthquakes each year than California. A new study links four massive injection wells in Oklahoma to a swarm of earthquakes. For once, the wastewater is not related to fracking, the controversial resource extraction technique. Read more...
A magnitude 3.9 earthquake that hit just before 2 p.m. today is the largest aftershock so far following Saturday's M5.3 Duncan earthquake near the New Mexico border. [Right, the main shock and all aftershocks greater than magnitude 3.0, including the latest event in orange. Show More Summary
A shallow magnitude 3.0 earthquake was reported Thursday afternoon seven miles from Calipatria according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 4:50 p.m. at a depth of 0 miles.
A shallow magnitude 3.1 earthquake was reported Wednesday morning in the Eastern Sierra about 20 miles south of Owens Lake in Inyo County, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 11:32 a.m. Pacific time at a depth of 3.1 miles.
This 20-second time lapse video shows the distribution and relative magnitude of earthquakes in Arizona from Jan. 1 to June 30, 2014. Saturday night's magnitude 5.2 earthquake on the Arizona-New Mexico border stands out. It's so large that it blocks out the 110+ aftershocks that have been detected so far. Show More Summary
We have recorded more than 110 aftershocks since Saturday night's M5.3 earthquake near Duncan in southeastern Arizona. Dr. Jeri Young, who manages the Arizona Integrated Seismic Network at AZSG, says all but five are below magnitude 3. Show More Summary
There was an additional >M3 aftershock on Sunday morning that was not in my previous posts (see orange dot at right). The main M5.3 event was at about 10 pm on Saturday.Note that we have upped the magnitude to 5.3 from the initial 5.2. Show More Summary
A shallow magnitude 3.1 earthquake was reported Sunday evening 30 miles from Kernville, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 9:30 p.m. at a depth of 1.9 miles.