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USGS Magnitude 2.5+ Earthquakes, Past Day

M 2.7 – 118km SSE of Leilani Estates, Hawaii

DYFI? – I

Time
2015-09-01 06:16:02 UTC
2015-08-31 20:16:02 -10:00 at epicenter
Location
18.560°N 154.326°W
Depth
7.29 km (4.53 mi)

Posted on 1 September 2015 | 6:21 am

M 4.4 – 92km S of La Libertad, El Salvador

DYFI? – I

Time
2015-09-01 05:09:30 UTC
2015-08-31 23:09:30 -06:00 at epicenter
Location
12.659°N 89.212°W
Depth
38.86 km (24.15 mi)

Posted on 1 September 2015 | 5:50 am

M 4.9 – 47km E of Severo-Kuril’sk, Russia

DYFI? – I

Time
2015-09-01 04:48:09 UTC
2015-09-01 14:48:09 +10:00 at epicenter
Location
50.603°N 156.793°E
Depth
81.26 km (50.49 mi)

Posted on 1 September 2015 | 5:04 am

M 2.5 – 7km ENE of Helena, Oklahoma

DYFI? – II

Time
2015-09-01 03:07:32 UTC
2015-08-31 22:07:32 -05:00 at epicenter
Location
36.577°N 98.198°W
Depth
5.69 km (3.54 mi)

Posted on 1 September 2015 | 3:59 am

M 3.7 – 20km E of Semdinli, Turkey

DYFI? – III

Time
2015-09-01 02:33:24 UTC
2015-09-01 07:03:24 +04:30 at epicenter
Location
37.325°N 44.809°E
Depth
27.17 km (16.88 mi)

Posted on 1 September 2015 | 6:35 am

M 2.7 – 16km SE of Medford, Oklahoma

DYFI? – I

Time
2015-09-01 01:32:43 UTC
2015-08-31 20:32:43 -05:00 at epicenter
Location
36.723°N 97.580°W
Depth
5.00 km (3.11 mi)

Posted on 1 September 2015 | 2:11 am

M 2.7 – 64km NNW of Road Town, British Virgin Islands

DYFI? – I

Time
2015-09-01 00:19:53 UTC
2015-08-31 20:19:53 -04:00 at epicenter
Location
18.971°N 64.799°W
Depth
36.00 km (22.37 mi)

Posted on 1 September 2015 | 3:57 am

M 3.0 – 90km SSW of Nikolski, Alaska

DYFI? – I

Time
2015-08-31 23:35:15 UTC
2015-08-31 12:35:15 -11:00 at epicenter
Location
52.202°N 169.431°W
Depth
20.80 km (12.92 mi)

Posted on 1 September 2015 | 1:24 am

M 3.3 – 69km ESE of Lakeview, Oregon

ShakeMap – III

Time
2015-08-31 22:52:27 UTC
2015-08-31 15:52:27 -07:00 at epicenter
Location
41.862°N 119.627°W
Depth
10.33 km (6.42 mi)

Posted on 1 September 2015 | 6:55 am

M 4.4 – 228km W of Severo-Kuril’sk, Russia

Time
2015-08-31 21:54:14 UTC
2015-09-01 07:54:14 +10:00 at epicenter
Location
50.441°N 152.927°E
Depth
295.08 km (183.35 mi)

Posted on 1 September 2015 | 5:56 am

M 4.6 – 98km SW of Chirovanga, Solomon Islands

Time
2015-08-31 21:49:06 UTC
2015-09-01 07:49:06 +10:00 at epicenter
Location
7.217°S 155.875°E
Depth
138.24 km (85.90 mi)

Posted on 1 September 2015 | 5:51 am

M 3.2 – 70km ESE of Lakeview, Oregon

ShakeMap – III

Time
2015-08-31 21:26:17 UTC
2015-08-31 14:26:17 -07:00 at epicenter
Location
41.871°N 119.605°W
Depth
10.22 km (6.35 mi)

Posted on 1 September 2015 | 5:29 am

M 2.9 – 3km SSW of Cushing, Oklahoma

DYFI? – III

Time
2015-08-31 20:00:12 UTC
2015-08-31 15:00:12 -05:00 at epicenter
Location
35.954°N 96.786°W
Depth
3.62 km (2.25 mi)

Posted on 31 August 2015 | 10:49 pm

M 2.7 – 66km ESE of Lakeview, Oregon

Time
2015-08-31 18:12:48 UTC
2015-08-31 11:12:48 -07:00 at epicenter
Location
41.902°N 119.636°W
Depth
9.65 km (6.00 mi)

Posted on 1 September 2015 | 2:15 am

M 4.7 – 21km NNW of Murghob, Tajikistan

Time
2015-08-31 16:13:41 UTC
2015-08-31 21:13:41 +05:00 at epicenter
Location
38.338°N 73.855°E
Depth
126.60 km (78.67 mi)

Posted on 1 September 2015 | 12:16 am

M 2.9 – 4km SSW of Compton, California

ShakeMap – V DYFI? – III

Time
2015-08-31 16:05:22 UTC
2015-08-31 09:05:22 -07:00 at epicenter
Location
33.866°N 118.236°W
Depth
13.70 km (8.51 mi)

Posted on 1 September 2015 | 5:55 am

M 4.2 – 12km WSW of Oyama, Japan

DYFI? – II

Time
2015-08-31 15:29:36 UTC
2015-09-01 00:29:36 +09:00 at epicenter
Location
34.540°N 138.101°E
Depth
9.35 km (5.81 mi)

Posted on 31 August 2015 | 6:55 pm

M 3.5 – 9km WNW of Cherokee, Oklahoma

ShakeMap – III

Time
2015-08-31 14:44:09 UTC
2015-08-31 09:44:09 -05:00 at epicenter
Location
36.785°N 98.454°W
Depth
0.12 km (0.08 mi)

Posted on 31 August 2015 | 10:46 pm

M 4.6 – 141km E of Miyako, Japan

Time
2015-08-31 13:55:47 UTC
2015-08-31 23:55:47 +10:00 at epicenter
Location
39.740°N 143.594°E
Depth
26.20 km (16.28 mi)

Posted on 31 August 2015 | 9:58 pm

M 4.3 – 64km SSW of Acajutla, El Salvador

Time
2015-08-31 13:44:39 UTC
2015-08-31 07:44:39 -06:00 at epicenter
Location
13.053°N 90.063°W
Depth
35.00 km (21.75 mi)

Posted on 31 August 2015 | 9:47 pm

M 2.8 – 69km ESE of Lakeview, Oregon

Time
2015-08-31 13:21:39 UTC
2015-08-31 06:21:39 -07:00 at epicenter
Location
41.862°N 119.634°W
Depth
10.69 km (6.64 mi)

Posted on 31 August 2015 | 9:24 pm

M 3.1 – 80km NNE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

Time
2015-08-31 12:51:51 UTC
2015-08-31 07:51:51 -05:00 at epicenter
Location
19.196°N 67.999°W
Depth
49.00 km (30.45 mi)

Posted on 31 August 2015 | 8:54 pm

M 3.3 – 68km ESE of Lakeview, Oregon

ShakeMap – III

Time
2015-08-31 09:59:43 UTC
2015-08-31 02:59:43 -07:00 at epicenter
Location
41.862°N 119.625°W
Depth
11.24 km (6.98 mi)

Posted on 31 August 2015 | 9:26 pm

M 3.3 – 87km S of Nikolski, Alaska

Time
2015-08-31 09:25:23 UTC
2015-08-30 22:25:23 -11:00 at epicenter
Location
52.164°N 168.659°W
Depth
19.40 km (12.05 mi)

Posted on 31 August 2015 | 5:27 pm

M 4.7 – 43km S of Champerico, Guatemala

Time
2015-08-31 08:12:59 UTC
2015-08-31 02:12:59 -06:00 at epicenter
Location
13.910°N 91.939°W
Depth
43.83 km (27.23 mi)

Posted on 31 August 2015 | 4:15 pm

M 4.9 – 122km NNW of Tobelo, Indonesia

Time
2015-08-31 08:12:49 UTC
2015-08-31 17:12:49 +09:00 at epicenter
Location
2.812°N 127.775°E
Depth
10.00 km (6.21 mi)

Posted on 31 August 2015 | 4:15 pm

M 3.6 – 17km N of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

Time
2015-08-31 07:58:19 UTC
2015-08-31 03:58:19 -04:00 at epicenter
Location
18.743°N 68.398°W
Depth
118.00 km (73.32 mi)

Posted on 31 August 2015 | 4:01 pm

Earthquake – Google News

How safe is your child’s school if an earthquake strikes? – KMTR NewsSource 16


How safe is your child's school if an earthquake strikes?
KMTR NewsSource 16
Those upgrades are in response to a state survey done a decade ago that determined half of Oregon's school buildings were at high risk of collapse during a massive earthquake. Salem-Keizer has upgraded schools deemed “the worst” by their engineers

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Posted on 1 September 2015 | 4:11 am

Geologist: Earthquake called the ‘Really Big One’ isn’t hoax – KRCRTV.COM


KRCRTV.COM

Geologist: Earthquake called the 'Really Big One' isn't hoax
KRCRTV.COM
An earthquake called the 'Really Big One' is causing a stir for geologists, researchers and seismologists all over the country. According to a New Yorker article published in July, researchers say an earthquake and tsunami combination will destroy the

Posted on 1 September 2015 | 2:18 am

How Christchurch used the earthquake to return the city to its cycling roots – The Guardian


The Guardian

How Christchurch used the earthquake to return the city to its cycling roots
The Guardian
In the weeks following Christchurch's devastating earthquake in 2011, in which 185 people were killed and large portions of the CBD were levelled, there was no way to drive through the city. Buildings lay crumbled. Roads were cracked and split.

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Posted on 31 August 2015 | 11:01 pm

Earthquake Commission has spent $68m on travel – Stuff.co.nz


Stuff.co.nz

Earthquake Commission has spent $68m on travel
Stuff.co.nz
The Earthquake Commission (EQC) has spent $68 million on travel-related costs since the September 2010 earthquake in Canterbury. Documents released under the Official Information Act reveal EQC spent a total of $38m on accommodation and food for …
Revealed: Earthquake Commission spent $68m on travelNew Zealand Herald

all 6 news articles »

Posted on 31 August 2015 | 5:00 pm

Earthquake measuring 2.9, not quite straight under Compton, but close – Los Angeles Times


Los Angeles Times

Earthquake measuring 2.9, not quite straight under Compton, but close
Los Angeles Times
But a magnitude 2.9 earthquake reported Monday morning was about a mile away from the city. It did not cause any damage or injuries, authorities said. The temblor occurred at 9:05 a.m. PDT at a depth of 7.5 miles. According to the U.S. Geological
Magnitude-2.9 Earthquake Hits Compton AreaKTLA
Small Earthquake Rattles Southern Los Angeles CountyABC News
Earthquake Centered Near Compton Shakes Southern California | The Weather ChannelThe Weather Channel
Long Beach Press Telegram
all 169 news articles »

Posted on 31 August 2015 | 4:50 pm

Ask a Reporter: Was that an earthquake? – The Southern


The Southern

Ask a Reporter: Was that an earthquake?
The Southern
“In the last week, there's been about 10 earthquakes in the same region that I just described, almost all of those are under 2.5," said geophysicist John Bellini, with the U.S. Geological Survey's National Earthquake Information Center in Golden, Colo.
3.7 magnitude earthquake shakes central OklahomaNews On 6
Earthquake Shakes Up Logan Countynews9.com KWTV
2nd earthquake in 24 hours rattles northern OklahomaGrandlakenews
CBC.ca -CKNW News Talk 980
all 44 news articles »

Posted on 31 August 2015 | 2:00 pm

Earthquake hits Hayward Fault Sunday morning – KRON4.com


KRON4.com

Earthquake hits Hayward Fault Sunday morning
KRON4.com
The Hayward Fault is a mostly right-lateral, strike-slip fault with approximately 5 mm/yr (1/5 inch/year) of creep. The 2003 Working Group for California Earthquake Probability, in agreement with previous working groups going back to 1990, assigned a
2.6 earthquake hits near HaywardSFGate
Magnitude 2.6 Earthquake Rattles Hayward FaultPatch.com

all 6 news articles »

Posted on 31 August 2015 | 11:10 am

California’s Earthquake Problem: People Aren’t Scared Enough About Them – Wall Street Journal


Wall Street Journal

California's Earthquake Problem: People Aren't Scared Enough About Them
Wall Street Journal
California has a big earthquake problem: People aren't sufficiently scared of them. State officials and insurance companies are raising the alarm after persuading only a fraction of homeowners to buy quake coverage despite years of prodding. At best

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Posted on 31 August 2015 | 1:15 am

Is New Jersey overdue for major earthquake? – Cherry Hill Courier Post


Is New Jersey overdue for major earthquake?
Cherry Hill Courier Post
In the past year, there have been more than 6,000 earthquakes in California, including two that have measured at least 4.0 on the Richter scale. Contrast that to New Jersey, where there have been seven earthquakes in the past year, which all measured 2

Posted on 30 August 2015 | 11:35 pm

An earthquake is going to hit LA Then what? – CNN


CNN

An earthquake is going to hit LA Then what?
CNN
"The infrastructure of the city — the sewage pipes, the electrical system that makes life in a modern city possible — all of those lines are generally pretty old, and they are very vulnerable to damage in earthquakes," Jones said. Earthquake damage

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Posted on 28 August 2015 | 2:42 pm

Earthquake – Bing News

Roads damaged in earthquake to be repaired for Indra Jatra festival

The Kathmandu Metropolitan City is preparing to reconstruct infrastructures damaged by the recent earthquakes in preparation for the weeklong Indra Jatra festival commencing from September 25. KMC officials said the damaged roads through which the chariot …

Posted on 31 August 2015 | 8:45 pm

How Christchurch used the earthquake to return the city to its cycling roots

After the 2011 disaster, residents were asked what they wanted from the city once known as ‘Cyclopolis’. They demanded a greener, more people-focused Christchurch – and investment in new cycleways means it is starting to happen There has been a …

Posted on 31 August 2015 | 8:44 pm

Earthquake measuring 2.9, not quite straight under Compton, but close

It wasn’t straight under Compton. But a magnitude 2.9 earthquake reported Monday morning was about a mile away from the city. It did not cause any damage or injuries, authorities said. The temblor occurred at 9:05 a.m. PDT at a depth of 7.5 miles.

Posted on 31 August 2015 | 8:28 pm

Small earthquake rattles southern Los Angeles County

COMPTON, Calif. (AP) — A small earthquake has rattled a highly populated area in southern Los Angeles County, but there are no reports of damage or injury. The U.S. Geological Survey says the magnitude-2.9 quake struck at 9:05 a.m. Monday, a mile …

Posted on 31 August 2015 | 4:22 pm

Earthquake-resistant structures required: Study

DAMMAM: The Kingdom needs to lay stress on buildings that are earthquake resistant, especially in regions like Dammam and Alkhobar which are more vulnerable, a study has said. The country is close to areas that have significant seismic activity, like in …

Posted on 31 August 2015 | 3:29 pm

Second earthquake in 24 hours rattles northern Oklahoma

CHEROKEE — An earthquake has shaken the same area of northern Oklahoma for the second time in less than 24 hours. The U.S. Geological Survey says the latest temblor was recorded at 9:44 a.m. about two miles west-northwest of Cherokee in Alfalfa County.

Posted on 31 August 2015 | 11:10 am

Magnitude 3.2 Earthquake Rattles Southern Los Angeles County

A small earthquake has rattled a highly populated area in southern Los Angeles County, but there are no reports of damage or injury. The U.S. Geological Survey says the magnitude 2.9 quake struck at 9:05 a.m. Monday, a mile southwest of Compton and about …

Posted on 31 August 2015 | 10:03 am

Los Angeles Earthquake Today 2015 Strikes Compton, California

LOS ANGELES (LALATE) – A Los Angeles earthquake today 2015 just struck Compton, California. The Los Angeles earthquake today August 31, 2015 began in the morning hours. Damage assessment is pending. The quake began moments ago. USGS indicates to news …

Posted on 31 August 2015 | 9:17 am

3.7 magnitude earthquake shakes central Oklahoma

EDMOND, Okla. — An early-morning earthquake rattled parts of central Oklahoma. The U.S. Geological Survey says the 3.7 magnitude earthquake was recorded at about 7:19 a.m. Sunday near the Oklahoma City suburb of Edmond. No damage or injuries were …

Posted on 31 August 2015 | 8:06 am

Magnitude 2.6 Earthquake Rattles Hayward Fault

The U.S. Geological Survey reports that a 2.6-magnitude earthquake shook the East Bay Sunday morning at 5:11 a.m. A 4.0 quake on the same fault earlier this month got some unique reactions caught on camera. In August of 2014, the North Bay Area was rattled …

Posted on 31 August 2015 | 5:46 am