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USGS Magnitude 2.5+ Earthquakes, Past Day

M 5.3 – 114km S of Raoul Island, New Zealand

Time
2016-09-29 01:34:03 UTC
2016-09-28 13:34:03 -12:00 at epicenter
Location
30.286°S 177.689°W
Depth
10.00 km (6.21 mi)

Posted on 29 September 2016 | 2:06 am

M 4.7 – 67km NNW of Jayapura, Indonesia

Time
2016-09-29 01:22:36 UTC
2016-09-29 10:22:36 +09:00 at epicenter
Location
2.001°S 140.398°E
Depth
10.00 km (6.21 mi)

Posted on 29 September 2016 | 2:10 am

M 2.5 – 78km E of Old Iliamna, Alaska

Time
2016-09-29 01:21:59 UTC
2016-09-28 17:21:59 -08:00 at epicenter
Location
59.868°N 153.531°W
Depth
139.50 km (86.68 mi)

Posted on 29 September 2016 | 1:43 am

M 5.2 – Southeast of Easter Island

Time
2016-09-29 00:21:10 UTC
2016-09-28 17:21:10 -07:00 at epicenter
Location
35.549°S 103.890°W
Depth
10.00 km (6.21 mi)

Posted on 29 September 2016 | 12:37 am

M 5.0 – 192km ENE of Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands

Time
2016-09-28 23:49:33 UTC
2016-09-29 09:49:33 +10:00 at epicenter
Location
15.774°N 147.455°E
Depth
10.00 km (6.21 mi)

Posted on 29 September 2016 | 12:08 am

M 4.9 – North of Ascension Island

Time
2016-09-28 22:12:13 UTC
2016-09-28 21:12:13 -01:00 at epicenter
Location
0.047°S 17.736°W
Depth
10.00 km (6.21 mi)

Posted on 28 September 2016 | 10:31 pm

M 4.4 – 47km S of Kangding, China

Time
2016-09-28 21:36:32 UTC
2016-09-29 05:36:32 +08:00 at epicenter
Location
29.627°N 101.978°E
Depth
10.00 km (6.21 mi)

Posted on 28 September 2016 | 10:43 pm

M 4.2 – 99km S of San Pedro de Atacama, Chile

Time
2016-09-28 21:14:28 UTC
2016-09-28 17:14:28 -04:00 at epicenter
Location
23.799°S 68.051°W
Depth
124.85 km (77.58 mi)

Posted on 28 September 2016 | 10:52 pm

M 5.0 – 150km SSW of Ndoi Island, Fiji

Time
2016-09-28 20:37:00 UTC
2016-09-28 08:37:00 -12:00 at epicenter
Location
21.846°S 179.380°W
Depth
571.09 km (354.86 mi)

Posted on 28 September 2016 | 8:50 pm

M 3.0 – 54km ENE of Fritz Creek, Alaska

Time
2016-09-28 20:07:24 UTC
2016-09-28 12:07:24 -08:00 at epicenter
Location
59.983°N 150.450°W
Depth
43.20 km (26.84 mi)

Posted on 28 September 2016 | 8:31 pm

M 5.5 – 19km NE of La Paz Centro, Nicaragua

PAGER – GREEN ShakeMap – VI DYFI? – IV

Time
2016-09-28 16:48:55 UTC
2016-09-28 10:48:55 -06:00 at epicenter
Location
12.446°N 86.534°W
Depth
7.50 km (4.66 mi)

Posted on 29 September 2016 | 12:57 am

M 4.8 – 139km E of Shikotan, Russia

Time
2016-09-28 16:32:57 UTC
2016-09-29 02:32:57 +10:00 at epicenter
Location
43.999°N 148.440°E
Depth
43.02 km (26.73 mi)

Posted on 28 September 2016 | 4:49 pm

M 5.0 – 134km SE of Pangai, Tonga

Time
2016-09-28 16:31:29 UTC
2016-09-28 04:31:29 -12:00 at epicenter
Location
20.731°S 173.516°W
Depth
10.00 km (6.21 mi)

Posted on 29 September 2016 | 12:12 am

M 4.8 – 78km SE of Lata, Solomon Islands

Time
2016-09-28 16:16:12 UTC
2016-09-29 03:16:12 +11:00 at epicenter
Location
11.211°S 166.349°E
Depth
122.21 km (75.94 mi)

Posted on 28 September 2016 | 4:35 pm

M 2.5 – 23km ENE of Mooreland, Oklahoma

DYFI? – II

Time
2016-09-28 16:02:56 UTC
2016-09-28 11:02:56 -05:00 at epicenter
Location
36.532°N 98.971°W
Depth
3.29 km (2.04 mi)

Posted on 28 September 2016 | 11:32 pm

M 3.3 – 11km ESE of East Foothills, California

DYFI? – IV

Time
2016-09-28 15:26:51 UTC
2016-09-28 08:26:51 -07:00 at epicenter
Location
37.336°N 121.695°W
Depth
8.13 km (5.05 mi)

Posted on 29 September 2016 | 2:52 am

M 3.1 – 16km SE of Mammoth Lakes, California

DYFI? – III

Time
2016-09-28 12:57:34 UTC
2016-09-28 05:57:34 -07:00 at epicenter
Location
37.553°N 118.831°W
Depth
8.96 km (5.57 mi)

Posted on 29 September 2016 | 2:36 am

M 5.0 – 59km NW of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands

Time
2016-09-28 12:50:34 UTC
2016-09-28 22:50:34 +10:00 at epicenter
Location
20.966°N 144.554°E
Depth
44.61 km (27.72 mi)

Posted on 28 September 2016 | 1:09 pm

M 3.2 – 13km SSW of Estacion Coahuila, B.C., MX

Time
2016-09-28 11:18:18 UTC
2016-09-28 04:18:18 -07:00 at epicenter
Location
32.098°N 115.077°W
Depth
27.36 km (17.00 mi)

Posted on 28 September 2016 | 1:30 pm

M 3.0 – 123km NNE of Vieques, Puerto Rico

Time
2016-09-28 11:02:56 UTC
2016-09-28 07:02:56 -04:00 at epicenter
Location
19.466°N 65.424°W
Depth
88.00 km (54.68 mi)

Posted on 28 September 2016 | 12:14 pm

M 4.9 – 228km ENE of Georgetown, Saint Helena

Time
2016-09-28 09:41:17 UTC
2016-09-28 08:41:17 -01:00 at epicenter
Location
6.880°S 12.631°W
Depth
10.00 km (6.21 mi)

Posted on 28 September 2016 | 10:08 am

M 4.8 – 24km W of Yonakuni, Japan

DYFI? – III

Time
2016-09-28 09:38:12 UTC
2016-09-28 17:38:12 +08:00 at epicenter
Location
24.474°N 122.761°E
Depth
91.58 km (56.91 mi)

Posted on 28 September 2016 | 10:30 pm

M 4.2 – 7km E of Pamukkale, Turkey

DYFI? – II

Time
2016-09-28 09:10:08 UTC
2016-09-28 12:10:08 +03:00 at epicenter
Location
37.919°N 29.205°E
Depth
10.00 km (6.21 mi)

Posted on 28 September 2016 | 4:27 pm

M 2.6 – 6km SSE of Bombay Beach, CA

Time
2016-09-28 07:24:23 UTC
2016-09-28 00:24:23 -07:00 at epicenter
Location
33.306°N 115.702°W
Depth
3.86 km (2.40 mi)

Posted on 28 September 2016 | 3:03 pm

M 5.0 – 4km S of Koroni, Greece

DYFI? – IV

Time
2016-09-28 07:17:32 UTC
2016-09-28 10:17:32 +03:00 at epicenter
Location
36.757°N 21.943°E
Depth
10.00 km (6.21 mi)

Posted on 28 September 2016 | 9:10 pm

M 2.5 – 30km NNE of Arecibo, Puerto Rico

Time
2016-09-28 07:04:42 UTC
2016-09-28 03:04:42 -04:00 at epicenter
Location
18.745°N 66.654°W
Depth
8.00 km (4.97 mi)

Posted on 28 September 2016 | 11:47 am

M 2.6 – 75km NE of Kodiak, Alaska

Time
2016-09-28 06:27:35 UTC
2016-09-27 20:27:35 -10:00 at epicenter
Location
58.240°N 151.459°W
Depth
12.70 km (7.89 mi)

Posted on 28 September 2016 | 6:49 am

M 2.7 – 49km WSW of Ferndale, California

DYFI? – II

Time
2016-09-28 05:20:45 UTC
2016-09-27 21:20:45 -08:00 at epicenter
Location
40.336°N 124.754°W
Depth
18.48 km (11.48 mi)

Posted on 28 September 2016 | 10:32 pm

M 2.5 – 2km SSW of La Playa, Puerto Rico

Time
2016-09-28 04:42:07 UTC
2016-09-28 00:42:07 -04:00 at epicenter
Location
18.271°N 67.196°W
Depth
29.00 km (18.02 mi)

Posted on 28 September 2016 | 7:56 am

Earthquake – Google News

Italy earthquake: Race to help homeless as nights turn cold – BBC News


BBC News

Italy earthquake: Race to help homeless as nights turn cold
BBC News
Survivors of Italy's deadly earthquake all have a different story to tell of the day their homes crumbled and their lives fell apart. For Roberta, a mother-of-four, it was being asked Why Mummy, was there fog hanging over the village, as she gazed into

and more »

Posted on 28 September 2016 | 11:23 pm

Rock You Like an Earthquake: Exhibit Converts Quakes to Sound – Live Science


Live Science

Rock You Like an Earthquake: Exhibit Converts Quakes to Sound
Live Science
Working with the Seismic Sound Lab at Columbia University's Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory in New York, a team of researchers and artists has turned seismic waves, or the waves of energy created by earthquakes, into sound and images. The resulting …

Posted on 28 September 2016 | 7:15 pm

3.2-magnitude earthquake strikes near San Jose – KGO-TV


KGO-TV

3.2-magnitude earthquake strikes near San Jose
KGO-TV
A 3.2-magnitude earthquake struck this morning east of San Jose, according to the U.S. Geological Service. The quake struck at 8:26 a.m. and was centered near Mount Hamilton, 7.5 miles east-southeast of Alum Rock and 10.6 miles east of San Jose, USGS …
The map shows earthquakes of at least M4.5 from 22-28 September 2016. Image by USGSDecoded Science

all 9 news articles »

Posted on 28 September 2016 | 4:10 pm

3.2M Earthquake Strikes Near San Jose – NBC Bay Area


NBC Bay Area

3.2M Earthquake Strikes Near San Jose
NBC Bay Area
There were no immediate reports of injury or damage. A few people said they felt it: Tiffany Hill wrote on Facebook that her cat ran under the counch in Fremont; Haydee Enoveso said she felt a jolt by Silver Creek in San Jose; and someone tweeted that

Posted on 28 September 2016 | 3:42 pm

Tanzanian President Fires Officials for ‘Funneling Earthquake … – Newsweek


Newsweek

Tanzanian President Fires Officials for 'Funneling Earthquake …
Newsweek
Tanzanian President John Magufuli has sacked two top officials for allegedly funneling donated funds intended for the victims of a deadly earthquake into a …
Tanzania's Magufuli fires officials over 'fake' earthquake account – BBCBBC News
UK government donates over $2.7m to Tanzania earthquake victims …africanews
Tanzania: JPM Sacks Officials Over 'Fake' Account for Quake Victims …AllAfrica.com
International Business Times UK
all 8 news articles »

Posted on 28 September 2016 | 11:02 am

Earthquake 5 Points on Richter Scale Shakes Kalamata – Greek Reporter


Greek Reporter

Earthquake 5 Points on Richter Scale Shakes Kalamata
Greek Reporter
An earthquake measuring 5 points on the Richter scale shook Kalamata on Wednesday morning, bringing memories of the 1986 tremors that killed 22 people. The tremors were felt in Kalamata at 10:17 am, while several towns and villages in southwestern …

Posted on 28 September 2016 | 9:01 am

Earthquake Strikes Southern Greece; No Injuries, Damage – ABC News


Kathimerini

Earthquake Strikes Southern Greece; No Injuries, Damage
ABC News
Local media reported the temblor was strongly felt in the area, but that no damage or injuries were reported. Greece is located in a seismically active area of the world, and frequently suffers earthquakes. The vast majority do not cause significant
Magnitude 5.1 earthquake strikes off the coast of RhodesKathimerini

all 16 news articles »

Posted on 28 September 2016 | 8:25 am

Earthquake hits Greek coast near Kalamata, no damage reported – Reuters


Daily News & Analysis

Earthquake hits Greek coast near Kalamata, no damage reported
Reuters
A magnitude 5 earthquake hit the Greek coast 34 km (21 miles) south southwest of Kalamata on Wednesday, the U.S. Geological Survey said. "No damage was reported … Children are of course out in the school yards," Panayiotis Nikas, the mayor of the …
Earthquake hits Greek coast near KalamataNEWS.com.au

all 19 news articles »

Posted on 28 September 2016 | 7:51 am

Big Earthquakes May Be More Likely During New and Full Moons – Scientific American


Scientific American

Big Earthquakes May Be More Likely During New and Full Moons
Scientific American
When the sun, moon and Earth are aligned, high tidal stress may increase the chances that an earthquake will grow bigger than it otherwise might have been. Full Transcript. Every two weeks, on the full and new moons, the sun, moon and Earth fall along
How the Moon and Big Tides Could Be a Trigger for Big EarthquakesSci-Tech Today

all 8 news articles »

Posted on 27 September 2016 | 9:57 pm

Earthquake swarm rattles Southern California area near U.S.-Mexico border – CNBC


CNBC

Earthquake swarm rattles Southern California area near U.S.-Mexico border
CNBC
A cluster of earthquakes in Southern California the past two days jolted an area near the San Andreas Fault and was closely being watched by seismologists. In all, more than 140 earthquakes have shaken Imperial County's Salton Sea area, including at
Fears of the BIG ONE as series of mini earthquakes rock CaliforniaExpress.co.uk
Nearly 200 earthquakes hit Salton Sea amid quake swarmLos Angeles Times
Should we worry about the Salton Sea earthquakes?Press-Enterprise
The Desert Sun –89.3 KPCC –KESQ
all 38 news articles »

Posted on 27 September 2016 | 6:41 pm

Earthquake – BingNews

Moderate earthquake: M5.3 quake has struck near Raoul Island in New Zealand

A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 114 km S of Raoul Island, New Zealand (71 miles). Id of earthquake: us10006tpm. Event ids that are associated: us10006tpm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -177.6886 West …

Posted on 28 September 2016 | 7:45 pm

Seismic Simulator earthquake training tool unveiled by county officials

SAN BERNARDINO >> County officials unveiled Wednesday their newest tool set to educate the public of the power of earthquakes — a seismic simulator. The new mobile earthquake educational exhibit was introduced in the parking lot of the County Government …

Posted on 28 September 2016 | 7:29 pm

Experts weigh in on earthquake swarm near Salton Sea

i’m kris long. continuing coverage on the swarm of earthquakes — at bombay beach — near the salton sea. since around 4:30 yesterday morning — there have been nearly one hundred earthquakes. with at least 36 of those being a two point five magnitude or …

Posted on 28 September 2016 | 7:11 pm

Italy earthquake: Race to help homeless as nights turn cold

Survivors of Italy’s deadly earthquake all have a different story to tell of the day their homes crumbled and their lives fell apart. For Roberta, a mother-of-four, it was being asked Why Mummy, was there fog hanging over the village, as she gazed into a …

Posted on 28 September 2016 | 6:19 pm

Thousands participate as Laguna host third nat’l earthquake drill

Despite heavy downpour, the third National Simultaneous Earthquake Drill still pushed through in Biñan City, Laguna, in preparation for the “Big One,” a hypothetical earthquake of magnitude 8 or greater that could hit the country. A report from Vicky …

Posted on 28 September 2016 | 4:32 pm

Earthquake Report

Distance From 48.6 km ( 30.2 mi) ESE ( 110. azimuth) from Prineville, OR 60.5 km ( 37.6 mi) ENE ( 59. azimuth) from Millican, OR 83.7 km ( 52.0 mi) E ( 82. azimuth) from Bend, OR Date and Time when the earthquake rupture initiated. Large earthquake …

Posted on 28 September 2016 | 4:17 pm

3.2-magnitude earthquake strikes near San Jose

A 3.2-magnitude earthquake struck this morning east of San Jose, according to the U.S. Geological Service. The quake struck at 8:26 a.m. and was centered near Mount Hamilton, 7.5 miles east-southeast of Alum Rock and 10.6 miles east of San Jose, USGS …

Posted on 28 September 2016 | 12:45 pm

Nepal Earthquake: Changing attitudes Brick by Brick

There’s a crisp cheerfulness in the way Sushila Tamang talks about her progression from construction labourer to trained mason, helping to rebuild earthquake-battered homes in her little town of Sankhu some 25 kilometres northeast of Kathmandu.

Posted on 28 September 2016 | 9:14 am

Earthquake swarm rattles area near California-Mexico border

A cluster of earthquakes in Southern California the past two days jolted an area near the San Andreas Fault and was closely being watched by seismologists. In all, more than 140 earthquakes have shaken Imperial County’s Salton Sea area, including at least …

Posted on 28 September 2016 | 7:27 am

Tanzania’s Magufuli fires officials over ‘fake’ earthquake account

Tanzania’s president has sacked two senior officials for opening a fake account to siphon money from an earthquake fund, his office has said. An accountant had been suspended for being part of the plan to take money collected for earthquake victims, John …

Posted on 28 September 2016 | 6:13 am