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USGS Magnitude 2.5+ Earthquakes, Past Day

M 4.2 – 77km WSW of Gustavus, Alaska

Time
2017-01-16 21:40:11 UTC
2017-01-16 12:40:11 -09:00 at epicenter
Location
58.088°N 136.910°W
Depth
12.00 km (7.46 mi)

Posted on 16 January 2017 | 9:43 pm

M 2.8 – 55km WSW of Gustavus, Alaska

Time
2017-01-16 21:06:34 UTC
2017-01-16 12:06:34 -09:00 at epicenter
Location
58.150°N 136.542°W
Depth
0.00 km (0.00 mi)

Posted on 16 January 2017 | 9:17 pm

M 4.1 – 69km WSW of Gustavus, Alaska

ShakeMap – IV

Time
2017-01-16 20:53:37 UTC
2017-01-16 11:53:37 -09:00 at epicenter
Location
58.155°N 136.817°W
Depth
10.00 km (6.21 mi)

Posted on 16 January 2017 | 9:13 pm

M 5.9 – 122km WNW of Sola, Vanuatu

PAGER – GREEN ShakeMap – VI

Time
2017-01-16 20:47:38 UTC
2017-01-17 07:47:38 +11:00 at epicenter
Location
13.482°S 166.496°E
Depth
10.00 km (6.21 mi)

Posted on 16 January 2017 | 9:23 pm

M 2.5 – 79km SSE of Homer, Alaska

Time
2017-01-16 19:36:21 UTC
2017-01-16 09:36:21 -10:00 at epicenter
Location
58.943°N 151.241°W
Depth
35.80 km (22.25 mi)

Posted on 16 January 2017 | 7:42 pm

M 5.0 – 97km ESE of Esso, Russia

Time
2017-01-16 19:07:20 UTC
2017-01-17 07:07:20 +12:00 at epicenter
Location
55.523°N 160.077°E
Depth
198.42 km (123.29 mi)

Posted on 16 January 2017 | 7:23 pm

M 3.0 – 103km E of Chignik Lake, Alaska

Time
2017-01-16 16:05:20 UTC
2017-01-16 07:05:20 -09:00 at epicenter
Location
56.386°N 157.108°W
Depth
46.80 km (29.08 mi)

Posted on 16 January 2017 | 4:21 pm

M 5.3 – 151km WNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia

Time
2017-01-16 15:06:36 UTC
2017-01-17 00:06:36 +09:00 at epicenter
Location
7.643°S 129.977°E
Depth
10.00 km (6.21 mi)

Posted on 16 January 2017 | 4:10 pm

M 4.7 – 176km SW of Hihifo, Tonga

Time
2017-01-16 15:02:04 UTC
2017-01-16 03:02:04 -12:00 at epicenter
Location
17.107°S 174.891°W
Depth
248.98 km (154.71 mi)

Posted on 16 January 2017 | 4:24 pm

M 3.1 – 16km NNE of Arecibo, Puerto Rico

Time
2017-01-16 14:46:39 UTC
2017-01-16 10:46:39 -04:00 at epicenter
Location
18.635°N 66.666°W
Depth
99.00 km (61.52 mi)

Posted on 16 January 2017 | 3:42 pm

M 4.0 – 119km NW of Vallenar, Chile

Time
2017-01-16 14:34:36 UTC
2017-01-16 09:34:36 -05:00 at epicenter
Location
27.792°S 71.602°W
Depth
10.51 km (6.53 mi)

Posted on 16 January 2017 | 3:39 pm

M 4.5 – 65km NNE of Miyako, Japan

Time
2017-01-16 14:21:49 UTC
2017-01-16 23:21:49 +09:00 at epicenter
Location
40.182°N 142.253°E
Depth
51.99 km (32.31 mi)

Posted on 16 January 2017 | 3:15 pm

M 2.9 – 1km N of The Geysers, California

DYFI? – IV

Time
2017-01-16 13:35:45 UTC
2017-01-16 05:35:45 -08:00 at epicenter
Location
38.793°N 122.758°W
Depth
0.98 km (0.61 mi)

Posted on 16 January 2017 | 3:43 pm

M 5.7 – 18km NNE of Kabanjahe, Indonesia

PAGER – GREEN ShakeMap – VI DYFI? – VI

Time
2017-01-16 12:42:12 UTC
2017-01-16 19:42:12 +07:00 at epicenter
Location
3.255°N 98.544°E
Depth
10.00 km (6.21 mi)

Posted on 16 January 2017 | 5:42 pm

M 2.5 – 67km ENE of Cape Yakataga, Alaska

Time
2017-01-16 11:31:05 UTC
2017-01-16 02:31:05 -09:00 at epicenter
Location
60.255°N 141.278°W
Depth
8.10 km (5.03 mi)

Posted on 16 January 2017 | 11:50 am

M 3.4 – 40km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

Time
2017-01-16 09:07:10 UTC
2017-01-16 04:07:10 -05:00 at epicenter
Location
18.792°N 68.089°W
Depth
87.00 km (54.06 mi)

Posted on 16 January 2017 | 12:28 pm

M 4.8 – South of Africa

Time
2017-01-16 08:20:58 UTC
2017-01-16 10:20:58 +02:00 at epicenter
Location
48.860°S 31.150°E
Depth
10.00 km (6.21 mi)

Posted on 16 January 2017 | 12:33 pm

M 3.1 – 41km NNW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico

Time
2017-01-16 07:32:52 UTC
2017-01-16 03:32:52 -04:00 at epicenter
Location
18.833°N 67.259°W
Depth
14.00 km (8.70 mi)

Posted on 16 January 2017 | 12:03 pm

M 4.3 – 99km NW of Kokoda, Papua New Guinea

Time
2017-01-16 06:48:05 UTC
2017-01-16 16:48:05 +10:00 at epicenter
Location
8.148°S 147.214°E
Depth
61.70 km (38.34 mi)

Posted on 16 January 2017 | 2:21 pm

M 3.7 – 168km NNW of The Valley, Anguilla

Time
2017-01-16 05:39:39 UTC
2017-01-16 01:39:39 -04:00 at epicenter
Location
19.641°N 63.637°W
Depth
53.00 km (32.93 mi)

Posted on 16 January 2017 | 6:27 am

M 4.6 – 16km SSW of Ogotua, Indonesia

Time
2017-01-16 05:32:04 UTC
2017-01-16 13:32:04 +08:00 at epicenter
Location
0.832°N 120.195°E
Depth
10.00 km (6.21 mi)

Posted on 16 January 2017 | 5:55 am

M 3.8 – 98km NNW of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands

Time
2017-01-16 05:06:25 UTC
2017-01-16 01:06:25 -04:00 at epicenter
Location
19.351°N 64.894°W
Depth
58.00 km (36.04 mi)

Posted on 16 January 2017 | 6:01 am

M 2.8 – 15km WNW of Blackwell, Oklahoma

Time
2017-01-16 04:58:23 UTC
2017-01-15 22:58:23 -06:00 at epicenter
Location
36.856°N 97.449°W
Depth
2.66 km (1.65 mi)

Posted on 16 January 2017 | 5:22 am

M 4.6 – 206km NW of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands

Time
2017-01-16 03:17:08 UTC
2017-01-16 13:17:08 +10:00 at epicenter
Location
21.571°N 143.244°E
Depth
313.75 km (194.96 mi)

Posted on 16 January 2017 | 3:35 am

M 3.4 – 4km N of Vega Baja, Puerto Rico

Time
2017-01-16 03:08:55 UTC
2017-01-15 23:08:55 -04:00 at epicenter
Location
18.484°N 66.394°W
Depth
121.00 km (75.19 mi)

Posted on 16 January 2017 | 3:32 am

M 3.6 – 147km NE of Road Town, British Virgin Islands

Time
2017-01-16 03:01:51 UTC
2017-01-15 23:01:51 -04:00 at epicenter
Location
19.448°N 63.737°W
Depth
63.00 km (39.15 mi)

Posted on 16 January 2017 | 6:37 am

M 2.9 – 1km E of La Plena, Puerto Rico

Time
2017-01-16 02:56:03 UTC
2017-01-15 22:56:03 -04:00 at epicenter
Location
18.048°N 66.194°W
Depth
15.00 km (9.32 mi)

Posted on 16 January 2017 | 3:27 am

M 2.5 – 35km N of Whittier, Alaska

Time
2017-01-16 02:53:06 UTC
2017-01-15 17:53:06 -09:00 at epicenter
Location
61.087°N 148.766°W
Depth
14.90 km (9.26 mi)

Posted on 16 January 2017 | 2:59 am

M 4.9 – 66km ESE of Nikolski, Alaska

Time
2017-01-16 02:50:07 UTC
2017-01-15 15:50:07 -11:00 at epicenter
Location
52.622°N 168.036°W
Depth
42.57 km (26.45 mi)

Posted on 16 January 2017 | 3:19 am

M 5.8 – 128km W of Sola, Vanuatu

PAGER – GREEN ShakeMap – IV DYFI? – II

Time
2017-01-16 01:16:38 UTC
2017-01-16 12:16:38 +11:00 at epicenter
Location
13.657°S 166.380°E
Depth
10.00 km (6.21 mi)

Posted on 16 January 2017 | 4:43 am

M 4.8 – 90km S of Raoul Island, New Zealand

Time
2017-01-16 00:41:49 UTC
2017-01-15 12:41:49 -12:00 at epicenter
Location
30.077°S 177.785°W
Depth
10.00 km (6.21 mi)

Posted on 16 January 2017 | 1:07 am

M 2.5 – 67km SSW of Redoubt Volcano, Alaska

Time
2017-01-15 23:43:47 UTC
2017-01-15 14:43:47 -09:00 at epicenter
Location
59.979°N 153.416°W
Depth
140.10 km (87.05 mi)

Posted on 16 January 2017 | 12:01 am

M 3.2 – 113km N of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands

Time
2017-01-15 23:38:24 UTC
2017-01-15 19:38:24 -04:00 at epicenter
Location
19.356°N 65.069°W
Depth
54.00 km (33.55 mi)

Posted on 16 January 2017 | 4:07 am

M 3.4 – 113km NNW of Road Town, British Virgin Islands

Time
2017-01-15 23:33:12 UTC
2017-01-15 19:33:12 -04:00 at epicenter
Location
19.377°N 65.006°W
Depth
40.00 km (24.85 mi)

Posted on 16 January 2017 | 4:07 am

M 4.2 – 99km NNW of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands

DYFI? – II

Time
2017-01-15 23:28:04 UTC
2017-01-15 19:28:04 -04:00 at epicenter
Location
19.348°N 65.054°W
Depth
30.00 km (18.64 mi)

Posted on 16 January 2017 | 3:54 am

Earthquake – Google News

Earthquake Economic Resiliency Forum for public, economic leaders and disaster officials – Northern Nevada Business Weekly


Earthquake Economic Resiliency Forum for public, economic leaders and disaster officials
Northern Nevada Business Weekly
International experts will join with local seismologists in a public forum Tuesday, April 19 to inform the region on the dangers and probabilities of devastating earthquakes, and how to recover economically as a region. Contrary to the general public

Posted on 16 January 2017 | 9:03 pm

Dynamic Isolation Systems is looking past buildings and bridges during earthquakes – Northern Nevada Business Weekly


Northern Nevada Business Weekly

Dynamic Isolation Systems is looking past buildings and bridges during earthquakes
Northern Nevada Business Weekly
Based out of the Tahoe Reno Industrial Center, Dynamic Isolation Systems specializes in developing cutting-edge engineered products designed to prevent structural damage and business interruption caused by earthquakes. Their core business is …

and more »

Posted on 16 January 2017 | 9:03 pm

Earthquake hits Wales as worried locals report hearing terrifying ‘rumbling’ sound and feeling tremors for miles around – Mirror.co.uk


Mirror.co.uk

Earthquake hits Wales as worried locals report hearing terrifying 'rumbling' sound and feeling tremors for miles around
Mirror.co.uk
A noise or rumbling sound could be heard for dozens of miles around including Caernarfon, Blaenau Ffestiniog, Penrhyndeudraeth and Porthmadog. The magnitude 1.1 earthquake took place at around the same time as a mysterious explosion in Manchester, …
Earthquake hits Wales causing tremors and 'a loud rumble'WalesOnline
Tremors felt as earthquake strikes North WalesSouth Wales Evening Post

all 4 news articles »

Posted on 16 January 2017 | 5:37 pm

Four small weekend earthquakes recorded in Oklahoma – Tulsa World


Four small weekend earthquakes recorded in Oklahoma
Tulsa World
FAIRVIEW — The U.S. Geological Survey has recorded four small earthquakes in Oklahoma during the weekend. The largest was a magnitude 3.2 quake recorded at 11:19 p.m. Saturday about 20 miles northwest of Fairview, nearly 100 miles northwest of …

and more »

Posted on 16 January 2017 | 4:49 pm

Five months after the earthquake, Italy residents say ‘nothing has changed’ – The Local Italy


The Local Italy

Five months after the earthquake, Italy residents say 'nothing has changed'
The Local Italy
Residents of central Italy's earthquake towns protested this weekend over a perceived lack of government will to help rebuild their homes and livelihoods, with one of the organizers telling The Local "nothing has changed" in her town since the deadly

and more »

Posted on 16 January 2017 | 3:03 pm

Caribbean steps up earthquake risk reduction – ReliefWeb


Caribbean steps up earthquake risk reduction
ReliefWeb
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, 16 January 2017 – Seven years on from the devastating earthquake in Haiti, countries from across the Caribbean are working hard to reduce the risks posed by seismic threats, as part of their wider drive towards sustainable …

Posted on 16 January 2017 | 2:34 pm

Shallow Earthquake Rattles Indonesia’s Third-Largest City – ABC News


NEWS.com.au

Shallow Earthquake Rattles Indonesia's Third-Largest City
ABC News
A shallow earthquake rattled Indonesia's third-largest city Medan on Monday evening, damaging houses and sending thousands of frightened people into the streets. There were no immediate reports of casualties. The U.S. Geological Survey estimated the …
Quake rattles Indonesia's MedanNEWS.com.au
5.6 magnitude quake strikes Medan, tremors felt in PenangThe Star Online
Medan earthquake felt as far as Penang and KedahFree Malaysia Today

all 8 news articles »

Posted on 16 January 2017 | 1:33 pm

Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake – Northern Sumatra, Indonesia on Monday, 16 January 2017 – VolcanoDiscovery


VolcanoDiscovery

Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake – Northern Sumatra, Indonesia on Monday, 16 January 2017
VolcanoDiscovery
If you felt this quake (or if you were near the epicenter), please share your experience with us and submit a short "I felt it" report. You can use your GPS or device location as well to show where you were during the earthquake. – thank you. Data for

Posted on 16 January 2017 | 1:07 pm

Earthquakes in Canada: The impact of climate change on seismic activity – Globalnews.ca


Globalnews.ca

Earthquakes in Canada: The impact of climate change on seismic activity
Globalnews.ca
“An earthquake fault that is primed and ready to go is like a coiled spring … all that is needed to set it off is – quite literally – the pressure of a handshake,” scientist Bill McGuire, author of Waking the Giant: How a changing climate triggers

Posted on 15 January 2017 | 11:00 pm

River’s Rise Linked to Oklahoma’s Largest Earthquake – Eos


River's Rise Linked to Oklahoma's Largest Earthquake
Eos
In early September 2016, an earthquake reaching 5.8 moment magnitude (an earthquake rating scale used for the largest quakes) struck Pawnee, Okla., setting a state record. If it is indeed a wastewater-induced quake, it would also be the largest such …

Posted on 13 January 2017 | 1:11 pm

Earthquake – BingNews

Earthquake Report

Distance From 33.0 km ( 20.5 mi) SW ( 234. azimuth) from Morton, WA 36.8 km ( 22.9 mi) NE ( 42. azimuth) from Longview, WA 45.1 km ( 28.0 mi) SE ( 145. azimuth) from Centralia, WA Date and Time when the earthquake rupture initiated. Large earthquake …

Posted on 16 January 2017 | 1:04 pm

Light earthquake, 4.6 mag was detected near Taron in Papua New Guinea

A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 147 km SSE of Taron, Papua New Guinea (91 miles) on Monday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a …

Posted on 16 January 2017 | 10:43 am

Nightly Earthquake Update + Forecast — 48hours left for Large EQ Watch in West Pacific (Video)

This stream is showing the past 48 hours of Globally reported earthquakes from dozens of agencies from around the world. No voice in this video unless a large earthquake strikes. Marker height off the globe = depth into the Earth. The feed may show double …

Posted on 16 January 2017 | 10:37 am

Political Earthquake In California Gay Conservative Billionaire Preps To Run For Governor

There are 1 comment on the Right Wing News story from 37 min ago, titled Political Earthquake In California Gay Conservative Billionaire Preps To Run For Governor. In it, Right Wing News reports that: Well, isn’t this interesting. PayPal founder and early …

Posted on 16 January 2017 | 9:10 am

Medan earthquake felt as far as Penang and Kedah

GEORGE TOWN: A 5.7 magnitude earthquake has struck Medan, Indonesia. Tremors were widely felt in Penang, with many residents in high rises evacuating in a panic. Residents of the Mutiara Idaman Flats in Jelutong had reported experiencing “swaying …

Posted on 16 January 2017 | 7:28 am

Moderate earthquake hits north Sumatra

KUALA LUMPUR: A moderate earthquake measuring 5.5 on the Richter scale hit northern Sumatra, Indonesia, this evening. The Meteorological Department in a statement said the epicentre of the quake was about 35 kilometres southwest of Binjai, Indonesia, and …

Posted on 16 January 2017 | 6:40 am

Shallow earthquake rattles Indonesia’s third-largest city

MEDAN, Indonesia — A shallow earthquake rattled Indonesia’s third-largest city Medan on Monday evening, damaging houses and sending thousands of frightened people into the streets. There were no immediate reports of casualties. The U.S. Geological …

Posted on 16 January 2017 | 6:03 am

Future shock – the failure to learn from the 2015 earthquake in Nepal

The Nepali Times had a large piece over the weekend entitled Future Shock, which was driven by National Earthquake day in Nepal. In an accompanying editorial, the newspaper notes the disastrous failure of Nepal to learn lessons from the earthquake …

Posted on 15 January 2017 | 11:51 pm

Tripura NGOs Demand Immediate Steps to Counter Earthquake Loss

Five leading civil society organisations of Tripura on Sunday demanded safety audit of all the constructions and buildings of the state to ensure earthquake vulnerability assessment following recent tremor epic centre at Dhalai district. Addressing media …

Posted on 15 January 2017 | 11:09 pm

Got earthquake insurance? Most don’t but guess what? The rates have come down

Few events can damage a home as severely as a major earthquake, yet only 10 percent of California residents have earthquake insurance. And it generally comes down to money. Many haven’t opted to get earthquake coverage because they think rates are higher …

Posted on 15 January 2017 | 12:00 am