Strong earthquake shakes buildings in Mexico City: USGS

Chicago Trib

The 3.3 magnitude earthquake struck at 11:39 p.m. PT, just south of downtown L.A. Celebrities responded by taking to Twitter, commenting about their tiny brush with disaster (and checking on Emmy Rossum, of course). Check out what a few of them had to  AN EARTHQUAKE HAS OCCURRED WITH THESE PRELIMINARY PARAMETERS ORIGIN TIME – 1700Z […]

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Magnitude-3.3 Earthquake Near Cudahy Delivers Jolt

KTLA

Several news websites posted reports today that the United States Geological Survey (USGS), the federal agency in charge of recording and studying earthquakes, issued a "rare earthquake warning" for Oklahoma. They did  “It's the responsible thing to do to not scare people but make them aware there's some possibility of a bigger earthquake,” G. Randy […]

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Magnitude-7.2 earthquake shakes Mexican capital

Washington P

(MEXICO CITY) — A powerful earthquake shook central and southern Mexico on Friday. The U.S. Geological Survey calculated its magnitude at 7.5 and said it was centered near the Pacific resort of Acapulco, where many Mexicans are vacationing for the  The earthquake was relatively shallow, at a depth of about 24 km (15 miles), and […]

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Flurry Of Earthquakes On Anniversary Of 9.0 Kobe Earthquake

CBS Local

PASADENA, Calif. — In a new study involving researchers at the U.S. Geological Survey, scientists observed that a human-induced magnitude 5.0 earthquake near Prague, Oklahoma in November 2011 may have triggered  BOARDMAN, Ohio – A 2.8 magnitude earthquake originated about eight miles west of New Castle, PA and about eight miles southeast of Youngstown around […]

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Magnitude-6.9 earthquake hits off Calif. coast

USA TODAY

A small earthquake off Cuba was felt in the lower Keys. The 4.7 magnitude quake occurred about 17 miles NW of Corralillo, Cuba. An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 3.2 struck Friday evening near Marina del Rey. (Credit: USGS) The quake hit at 8:16 p.m. and was centered 1.5 miles ESE of Marina del […]

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Magnitude-6.9 earthquake hits off Calif. coast

USA TODAY

A 6.9 earthquake hit about 48 miles off the coast of Eureka in Humblodt County Sunday night, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. There were no immediate reports of injuries or major damage from a magnitude 6.9 earthquake that occurred off the coast of Eureka in Northern California on Sunday night. The quake, which was […]

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Magnitude-6.9 earthquake hits off Calif. coast

USA TODAY

Share Update. An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.9 struck off of the Northern California coast Sunday night, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. NoCal_6.9_Earthquake_Map. An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.9 struck off PASADENA, Calif. — In a new study involving researchers at the U.S. Geological Survey, scientists observed that a human-induced […]

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Earthquake: 3.7 quake strikes Plumas County in Sierra Nevada

Los Angeles

Seismologists have reported that a moderate earthquake with a magnitude of 6.0 has hit southwestern Uzbekistan. The U.S. Geological Survey says the quake struck at 11:08 a.m. , about 27 kilometers north of Bulung'ur, at a depth of 27 kilometers. The largest earthquake to shake California since 2008 occurred in a less studied area of […]

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Russia: Earthquake Hits Eastern Coast

New York Tim

PAGER results are generally available within 30 minutes of the earthquake's occurrence. However, information on the extent of shaking will be uncertain in the minutes and hours following an earthquake and typically The last quake similar to this magnitude was a magnitude 5.5 that struck Southern California in July 2008, said David Schwartz, an earthquake […]

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Russia: Earthquake Hits Eastern Coast

New York Tim

GREENVILLE, Calif. — A moderate earthquake centered in rural northeastern California and felt in two other states damaged some homes and ruptured a tank that supplies residential drinking water in the densely forested region, officials said Friday. The world's most viewed site on global warming and climate change. Fault map (left) and seismicity between 1986-2006 […]

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