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USGS Magnitude 2.5+ Earthquakes, Past Day

M 4.2 – 63km SSW of Karakul, Tajikistan

Time
2017-08-18 08:10:01 UTC
2017-08-18 13:10:01 +05:00 at epicenter
Location
38.462°N 73.306°E
Depth
143.25 km (89.01 mi)

Posted on 18 August 2017 | 8:35 am

M 2.5 – 27km SSW of McAlester, Oklahoma

DYFI? – III

Time
2017-08-18 08:07:28 UTC
2017-08-18 02:07:28 -06:00 at epicenter
Location
34.724°N 95.925°W
Depth
6.25 km (3.88 mi)

Posted on 18 August 2017 | 8:46 am

M 2.8 – 20km NNE of Luquillo, Puerto Rico

Time
2017-08-18 07:49:24 UTC
2017-08-18 03:49:24 -04:00 at epicenter
Location
18.583°N 65.675°W
Depth
41.00 km (25.48 mi)

Posted on 18 August 2017 | 8:28 am

M 3.1 – 58km NNE of Arecibo, Puerto Rico

Time
2017-08-18 06:45:15 UTC
2017-08-18 02:45:15 -04:00 at epicenter
Location
18.984°N 66.595°W
Depth
53.00 km (32.93 mi)

Posted on 18 August 2017 | 8:34 am

M 4.8 – 44km NNE of Nikol’skoye, Russia

Time
2017-08-18 06:20:32 UTC
2017-08-18 17:20:32 +11:00 at epicenter
Location
55.534°N 166.351°E
Depth
10.00 km (6.21 mi)

Posted on 18 August 2017 | 6:33 am

M 2.7 – 34km NW of Fairview, Oklahoma

DYFI? – III

Time
2017-08-18 05:25:20 UTC
2017-08-17 23:25:20 -06:00 at epicenter
Location
36.447°N 98.795°W
Depth
7.04 km (4.37 mi)

Posted on 18 August 2017 | 6:26 am

M 5.1 – 8km ESE of Zacualpan, Mexico

DYFI? – III

Time
2017-08-18 05:15:15 UTC
2017-08-17 23:15:15 -06:00 at epicenter
Location
17.042°N 100.263°W
Depth
27.11 km (16.85 mi)

Posted on 18 August 2017 | 7:18 am

M 2.6 – 53km WSW of Cordova, Alaska

Time
2017-08-18 04:45:16 UTC
2017-08-17 19:45:16 -09:00 at epicenter
Location
60.315°N 146.615°W
Depth
1.90 km (1.18 mi)

Posted on 18 August 2017 | 5:02 am

M 4.0 – 60km WSW of Haines, Alaska

PAGER – GREEN ShakeMap – IV DYFI? – IV

Time
2017-08-18 04:44:36 UTC
2017-08-17 19:44:36 -09:00 at epicenter
Location
58.991°N 136.394°W
Depth
3.80 km (2.36 mi)

Posted on 18 August 2017 | 8:24 am

M 4.3 – 21km SSW of Golbasi, Turkey

Time
2017-08-18 04:30:02 UTC
2017-08-18 06:30:02 +02:00 at epicenter
Location
37.597°N 37.569°E
Depth
5.92 km (3.68 mi)

Posted on 18 August 2017 | 4:54 am

M 3.2 – 20km NNW of Road Town, British Virgin Islands

Time
2017-08-18 04:22:33 UTC
2017-08-18 00:22:33 -04:00 at epicenter
Location
18.600°N 64.658°W
Depth
21.00 km (13.05 mi)

Posted on 18 August 2017 | 7:55 am

M 4.6 – 65km SE of Ofunato, Japan

Time
2017-08-18 03:10:05 UTC
2017-08-18 12:10:05 +09:00 at epicenter
Location
38.582°N 142.144°E
Depth
46.72 km (29.03 mi)

Posted on 18 August 2017 | 4:09 am

M 2.6 – 0km WSW of Sabana Eneas, Puerto Rico

Time
2017-08-18 03:06:58 UTC
2017-08-17 23:06:58 -04:00 at epicenter
Location
18.084°N 67.088°W
Depth
15.00 km (9.32 mi)

Posted on 18 August 2017 | 4:00 am

M 6.6 – North of Ascension Island

PAGER – GREEN ShakeMap – I

Time
2017-08-18 02:59:21 UTC
2017-08-18 01:59:21 -01:00 at epicenter
Location
1.085°S 13.631°W
Depth
10.00 km (6.21 mi)

Posted on 18 August 2017 | 5:04 am

M 3.0 – 54km N of Hatillo, Puerto Rico

Time
2017-08-18 01:36:12 UTC
2017-08-17 21:36:12 -04:00 at epicenter
Location
18.975°N 66.794°W
Depth
54.00 km (33.55 mi)

Posted on 18 August 2017 | 2:40 am

M 2.5 – 81km W of Miramichi, Canada

DYFI? – II

Time
2017-08-18 01:26:42 UTC
2017-08-17 21:26:42 -04:00 at epicenter
Location
46.980°N 66.536°W
Depth
9.00 km (5.59 mi)

Posted on 18 August 2017 | 4:52 am

M 4.8 – 79km SSE of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska

Time
2017-08-18 01:17:01 UTC
2017-08-18 13:17:01 +12:00 at epicenter
Location
51.269°N 178.834°E
Depth
45.28 km (28.14 mi)

Posted on 18 August 2017 | 1:40 am

M 4.4 – 16km N of Jayune, Peru

Time
2017-08-18 00:53:54 UTC
2017-08-17 19:53:54 -05:00 at epicenter
Location
15.419°S 71.276°W
Depth
150.54 km (93.54 mi)

Posted on 18 August 2017 | 1:14 am

M 3.6 – 14km E of La Romana, Dominican Republic

DYFI? – II

Time
2017-08-18 00:19:44 UTC
2017-08-17 20:19:44 -04:00 at epicenter
Location
18.405°N 68.840°W
Depth
126.00 km (78.29 mi)

Posted on 18 August 2017 | 4:06 am

M 2.5 – 10km ESE of Gilroy, California

DYFI? – III

Time
2017-08-17 22:30:47 UTC
2017-08-17 14:30:47 -08:00 at epicenter
Location
36.969°N 121.456°W
Depth
4.54 km (2.82 mi)

Posted on 18 August 2017 | 7:45 am

M 3.1 – 61km E of Maneadero, B.C., MX

Time
2017-08-17 21:13:32 UTC
2017-08-17 13:13:32 -08:00 at epicenter
Location
31.645°N 115.924°W
Depth
9.21 km (5.72 mi)

Posted on 17 August 2017 | 9:39 pm

M 3.6 – 69km SE of Boca de Yuma, Dominican Republic

Time
2017-08-17 18:57:07 UTC
2017-08-17 13:57:07 -05:00 at epicenter
Location
17.952°N 68.130°W
Depth
164.00 km (101.90 mi)

Posted on 18 August 2017 | 1:48 am

M 2.8 – 118km W of Cantwell, Alaska

Time
2017-08-17 17:33:09 UTC
2017-08-17 08:33:09 -09:00 at epicenter
Location
63.460°N 151.320°W
Depth
14.20 km (8.82 mi)

Posted on 17 August 2017 | 5:39 pm

M 3.2 – 109km NNE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

Time
2017-08-17 14:27:03 UTC
2017-08-17 09:27:03 -05:00 at epicenter
Location
19.457°N 67.925°W
Depth
73.00 km (45.36 mi)

Posted on 17 August 2017 | 4:54 pm

M 3.1 – 8km N of Cabazon, CA

DYFI? – III

Time
2017-08-17 14:10:55 UTC
2017-08-17 06:10:55 -08:00 at epicenter
Location
33.993°N 116.801°W
Depth
16.81 km (10.45 mi)

Posted on 18 August 2017 | 7:12 am

M 2.8 – 22km SSE of Townsend, Montana

DYFI? – III

Time
2017-08-17 11:51:58 UTC
2017-08-17 04:51:58 -07:00 at epicenter
Location
46.129°N 111.440°W
Depth
3.99 km (2.48 mi)

Posted on 17 August 2017 | 6:16 pm

M 5.2 – Ascension Island region

Time
2017-08-17 08:52:25 UTC
2017-08-17 07:52:25 -01:00 at epicenter
Location
5.615°S 12.470°W
Depth
10.00 km (6.21 mi)

Posted on 17 August 2017 | 9:11 am

Earthquake – Google News

Proposed earthquake monitoring investment part of ‘unprecedented’ experiment in Oklahoma – Pueblo Chieftain


Pueblo Chieftain

Proposed earthquake monitoring investment part of 'unprecedented' experiment in Oklahoma
Pueblo Chieftain
State seismologist Jake Walter said investment in bolstering Oklahoma's earthquake monitoring capabilities should have taken place a decade ago. A more robust system will boost scientific knowledge of the state's induced seismicity and improve

Posted on 18 August 2017 | 5:05 am

Earthquake Museum to open soon – Hurriyet Daily News


Hurriyet Daily News

Earthquake Museum to open soon
Hurriyet Daily News
An earthquake museum, set to finish in September in the northwestern province of Kocaeli, will provide education for new generations to grow with the reality of earthquakes and to provide academic research with documents of the Aug. 17, 1999 Marmara …

Posted on 17 August 2017 | 10:04 pm

Anniversary of 1959 Yellowstone Earthquake – klyq


klyq

Anniversary of 1959 Yellowstone Earthquake
klyq
At was 11:37 p.m. 58 years ago that the Yellowstone earthquake happened and a major landslide in the Madison River Canyon killed at least 28 people. The quake was felt in eight Northwest states. The 1959 event has become known by many Montanans as …

Posted on 17 August 2017 | 9:13 pm

M=4.5 earthquake in Portugal recalls memories to great 1755 quake – temblor


temblor

M=4.5 earthquake in Portugal recalls memories to great 1755 quake
temblor
Many of the tweets referred back to a M=8.5-9.0 earthquake in 1755, in which 10,000-100,000 people were killed, a deadly tsunami was triggered, and the majority of Lisbon was destroyed. This remains one of the deadliest earthquakes ever, and is the …
Tremors Felt in Lisbon as 4.3-Magnitude Earthquake Strikes PortugalLatin American Herald Tribune

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Posted on 17 August 2017 | 5:33 pm

Earthquake stronger than magnitude 7 to hit Turkey’s Marmara region in near future: Observatory head – Hurriyet Daily News


Hurriyet Daily News

Earthquake stronger than magnitude 7 to hit Turkey's Marmara region in near future: Observatory head
Hurriyet Daily News
“With today's technology we can detect possible magnitudes and possible locations of future earthquakes but we cannot know their specific dates,” Özener said at a press conference marking the 18th anniversary of a deadly earthquake in which around …

Posted on 17 August 2017 | 3:05 pm

A small earthquake was centered in Cabazon Thursday morning – The Desert Sun


The Desert Sun

A small earthquake was centered in Cabazon Thursday morning
The Desert Sun
A magnitude 3.4 temblor happened about 7:10 a.m., according to the United States Geological Survey.

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Posted on 17 August 2017 | 2:40 pm

The Fall Book That Will Take Your Mind Off Politics – TIME


TIME

The Fall Book That Will Take Your Mind Off Politics
TIME
While many of us know that California will likely suffer a sizable earthquake within three decades (or of the threats facing the coastal Pacific Northwest, thanks to a Pulitzer Prize–winning 2015 New Yorker article by Kathryn Schulz), few realize that

Posted on 17 August 2017 | 2:17 pm

How Friction Evolves During an Earthquake – R & D Magazine


R & D Magazine

How Friction Evolves During an Earthquake
R & D Magazine
By simulating earthquakes in a lab, engineers at Caltech have documented the evolution of friction during an earthquake—measuring what could once only be inferred, and shedding light on one of the biggest unknowns in earthquake modeling. Before an …

Posted on 17 August 2017 | 2:03 pm

Earthquake rocks Portugal and wakes up Brit tourists in Lisbon with … – The Sun


The Sun

Earthquake rocks Portugal and wakes up Brit tourists in Lisbon with …
The Sun
The tremor struck 26 miles north of Amadora shortly before 8am.
Portuguese earthquake: British tourists woken up in Lisbon | Daily …Daily Mail
Portugal earthquake: Epicentre of tremors lies north of Amadora …Daily Star
Earthquake: Portuguese capital hit with tremor magnitude 4.3 …Portuguese American Journal

all 6 news articles »

Posted on 17 August 2017 | 8:56 am

Earthquake rocks Portugal and wakes up Brit tourists in Lisbon with ‘terrifying shakes’ – The Sun


Earthquake rocks Portugal and wakes up Brit tourists in Lisbon with 'terrifying shakes'
The Sun
For the latest news on this story keep checking back at Sun Online, where we will bring you live updates as soon as they happen, before anyone else. Like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/thesun, and follow us from our main Twitter account at …

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Posted on 17 August 2017 | 7:12 am

Earthquake – BingNews

Massive earthquake may hit Turkey in near future: Bogazici University’s Kandilli Observatory

Istanbul, [Turkey] August 18 (ANI): Bogazici University’s Kandilli Observatory in Turkey said an earthquake larger than magnitude 7 is expected to hit country’s Marmara region in the near future. As per Xinhua report, speaking at a press conference in …

Posted on 18 August 2017 | 1:20 am

Earthquake in China kills 25

A major earthquake struck the Chinese province of Sichuan last week, destroying buildings, roads and communications, and leaving many areas vulnerable to landslides. According to the state media release on Sunday, 25 people died in the quake and 525 have …

Posted on 17 August 2017 | 9:58 pm

Earthquake Recorded In Kingfisher County

An earthquake was recorded Wednesday night in Kingfisher County, the U.S. Geological Survey reported. The 3.4-magnitude earthquake was reported shortly after 10:50 p.m. The epicenter was about five miles east, northeast of Hennessey, 18 miles south of Enid …

Posted on 17 August 2017 | 1:58 pm

Earthquake: Magnitude 3.1 quake strikes near Banning

A shallow magnitude 3.1 earthquake was reported Thursday morning six miles northeast of Banning in Riverside County, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 7:10 a.m. Pacific time at a depth of 9.9 miles. According to the USGS, the …

Posted on 17 August 2017 | 8:13 am

Magnitude-3.4 earthquake hits near Cabazon

A magnitude-3.4 earthquake hit the Cabazon area on Thursday, Aug. 17, authorities say. The temblor was centered 8 kilometers north of Cabazon in the Morongo Indian reservation, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

Posted on 17 August 2017 | 7:51 am

Cabazon Earthquake: Did You Feel It?

CABAZON, CA — A magnitude 3.4 temblor rolled through the Pass Area Thursday morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. It hit at approximately 7:10 a.m. local time and was centered about 10 miles below the earth’s surface. According to the U.S.G.S …

Posted on 17 August 2017 | 7:37 am

Earthquake Report

Measure of the energy released in an earthquake, obtained from interpretation of seismograms. For technical reasons several different magnitude scales are in common use. At PNSN we use the following: Md (Duration Magnitude) – based on the duration of shaking.

Posted on 17 August 2017 | 1:21 am

Earthquake researchers to map faults by airplane

Researchers are turning to the sky to help stop earthquakes from rumbling deep beneath the Oklahoma soil. The U.S. Geological Survey in coordination with the Oklahoma Geological Survey and other groups this week began using a modified small airplane to …

Posted on 16 August 2017 | 7:04 am

UO gets piece of early earthquake warning system funding

The ShakeAlert network is at about 40 percent of capacity in the region, with 230 sensors out of a hoped-for 560. The early warning system had faced severe funding cuts under President Trump’s proposed federal budget. The U.S. Geological Survey has awarded …

Posted on 16 August 2017 | 6:51 am

How friction evolves during an earthquake

Before an earthquake, static friction helps hold the two sides of a fault immobile and pressed against each other. During the passage of an earthquake rupture, that friction becomes dynamic as the two sides of the fault grind past one another. Dynamic …

Posted on 15 August 2017 | 4:06 pm

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