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USGS Magnitude 2.5+ Earthquakes, Past Day

M 2.9 – 6km W of Flatonia, Texas

Time
2017-10-20 22:10:09 UTC
2017-10-20 16:10:09 -06:00 at epicenter
Location
29.681°N 97.179°W
Depth
3.35 km (2.08 mi)

Posted on 20 October 2017 | 10:26 pm

M 2.7 – 19km SE of Soda Springs, Idaho

Time
2017-10-20 21:17:42 UTC
2017-10-20 14:17:42 -07:00 at epicenter
Location
42.553°N 111.414°W
Depth
7.60 km (4.72 mi)

Posted on 20 October 2017 | 10:06 pm

M 4.2 – 47km SSW of San Francisco del Mar, Mexico

Time
2017-10-20 21:03:19 UTC
2017-10-20 15:03:19 -06:00 at epicenter
Location
15.811°N 94.751°W
Depth
34.07 km (21.17 mi)

Posted on 20 October 2017 | 10:53 pm

M 4.8 – 288km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji

Time
2017-10-20 20:23:14 UTC
2017-10-20 08:23:14 -12:00 at epicenter
Location
18.112°S 178.091°W
Depth
614.11 km (381.59 mi)

Posted on 20 October 2017 | 8:39 pm

M 2.6 – 8km NE of Aguanga, CA

DYFI? – III

Time
2017-10-20 19:47:33 UTC
2017-10-20 11:47:33 -08:00 at epicenter
Location
33.492°N 116.801°W
Depth
4.41 km (2.74 mi)

Posted on 20 October 2017 | 8:34 pm

M 2.6 – 8km NE of Aguanga, CA

Time
2017-10-20 19:32:07 UTC
2017-10-20 11:32:07 -08:00 at epicenter
Location
33.494°N 116.802°W
Depth
4.40 km (2.73 mi)

Posted on 20 October 2017 | 8:09 pm

M 4.0 – 40km SW of Calama, Chile

Time
2017-10-20 19:27:37 UTC
2017-10-20 15:27:37 -04:00 at epicenter
Location
22.760°S 69.172°W
Depth
89.01 km (55.31 mi)

Posted on 20 October 2017 | 9:15 pm

M 2.8 – 18km ESE of Soda Springs, Idaho

Time
2017-10-20 16:38:42 UTC
2017-10-20 09:38:42 -07:00 at epicenter
Location
42.569°N 111.414°W
Depth
7.62 km (4.73 mi)

Posted on 20 October 2017 | 6:53 pm

M 2.7 – 13km NE of Scottsboro, Alabama

DYFI? – II

Time
2017-10-20 15:38:10 UTC
2017-10-20 09:38:10 -06:00 at epicenter
Location
34.748°N 85.916°W
Depth
5.02 km (3.12 mi)

Posted on 20 October 2017 | 9:33 pm

M 2.7 – 10km WNW of Greenville, California

Time
2017-10-20 15:02:42 UTC
2017-10-20 07:02:42 -08:00 at epicenter
Location
40.188°N 121.064°W
Depth
-1.77 km (-1.10 mi)

Posted on 20 October 2017 | 5:04 pm

M 3.6 – 79km S of Boca de Yuma, Dominican Republic

Time
2017-10-20 14:56:19 UTC
2017-10-20 09:56:19 -05:00 at epicenter
Location
18.084°N 68.458°W
Depth
94.00 km (58.41 mi)

Posted on 20 October 2017 | 4:05 pm

M 4.9 – 277km SSW of `Ohonua, Tonga

Time
2017-10-20 13:06:18 UTC
2017-10-20 01:06:18 -12:00 at epicenter
Location
23.703°S 175.819°W
Depth
82.75 km (51.42 mi)

Posted on 20 October 2017 | 1:34 pm

M 4.9 – 281km SSW of `Ohonua, Tonga

Time
2017-10-20 13:00:58 UTC
2017-10-20 01:00:58 -12:00 at epicenter
Location
23.737°S 175.835°W
Depth
59.83 km (37.18 mi)

Posted on 20 October 2017 | 2:39 pm

M 3.4 – 78km W of Cantwell, Alaska

Time
2017-10-20 12:43:34 UTC
2017-10-20 03:43:34 -09:00 at epicenter
Location
63.254°N 150.479°W
Depth
127.60 km (79.29 mi)

Posted on 20 October 2017 | 1:01 pm

M 4.7 – 121km SE of Raoul Island, New Zealand

Time
2017-10-20 10:36:50 UTC
2017-10-19 22:36:50 -12:00 at epicenter
Location
30.096°S 177.082°W
Depth
10.00 km (6.21 mi)

Posted on 20 October 2017 | 10:57 am

M 2.5 – 11km WNW of Greenville, California

Time
2017-10-20 10:17:29 UTC
2017-10-20 02:17:29 -08:00 at epicenter
Location
40.184°N 121.069°W
Depth
-1.73 km (-1.07 mi)

Posted on 20 October 2017 | 2:55 pm

M 5.2 – 148km SSE of Raoul Island, New Zealand

Time
2017-10-20 09:55:59 UTC
2017-10-19 21:55:59 -12:00 at epicenter
Location
30.478°S 177.253°W
Depth
20.04 km (12.45 mi)

Posted on 20 October 2017 | 10:15 am

M 4.8 – 187km ENE of Anatahan, Northern Mariana Islands

Time
2017-10-20 09:31:09 UTC
2017-10-20 19:31:09 +10:00 at epicenter
Location
17.004°N 147.290°E
Depth
10.00 km (6.21 mi)

Posted on 20 October 2017 | 10:06 am

M 5.0 – Southwest of Africa

Time
2017-10-20 09:29:17 UTC
2017-10-20 10:29:17 +01:00 at epicenter
Location
52.306°S 15.495°E
Depth
10.00 km (6.21 mi)

Posted on 20 October 2017 | 9:48 am

M 3.0 – 74km SE of Kodiak, Alaska

Time
2017-10-20 07:41:11 UTC
2017-10-19 21:41:11 -10:00 at epicenter
Location
57.382°N 151.426°W
Depth
23.10 km (14.35 mi)

Posted on 20 October 2017 | 7:46 am

M 3.2 – 4km WNW of Ceiba, Puerto Rico

Time
2017-10-20 06:44:30 UTC
2017-10-20 02:44:30 -04:00 at epicenter
Location
18.272°N 65.689°W
Depth
131.00 km (81.40 mi)

Posted on 20 October 2017 | 10:12 am

M 4.8 – 215km E of Roxborough, Trinidad and Tobago

Time
2017-10-20 06:01:16 UTC
2017-10-20 02:01:16 -04:00 at epicenter
Location
11.080°N 58.614°W
Depth
10.00 km (6.21 mi)

Posted on 20 October 2017 | 6:22 am

M 2.8 – 39km W of Anchor Point, Alaska

Time
2017-10-20 05:19:47 UTC
2017-10-19 20:19:47 -09:00 at epicenter
Location
59.739°N 152.534°W
Depth
72.90 km (45.30 mi)

Posted on 20 October 2017 | 5:29 am

M 4.9 – South of Tonga

Time
2017-10-20 04:51:17 UTC
2017-10-19 16:51:17 -12:00 at epicenter
Location
24.250°S 175.386°W
Depth
10.00 km (6.21 mi)

Posted on 20 October 2017 | 5:23 am

M 2.6 – 75km SW of Homer, Alaska

Time
2017-10-20 03:33:46 UTC
2017-10-19 17:33:46 -10:00 at epicenter
Location
59.134°N 152.429°W
Depth
54.00 km (33.55 mi)

Posted on 20 October 2017 | 3:53 am

M 2.8 – 76km SW of Homer, Alaska

Time
2017-10-20 03:05:40 UTC
2017-10-19 17:05:40 -10:00 at epicenter
Location
59.126°N 152.437°W
Depth
54.40 km (33.80 mi)

Posted on 20 October 2017 | 3:19 am

M 5.3 – 127km NNE of Lae, Papua New Guinea

DYFI? – II

Time
2017-10-20 02:22:00 UTC
2017-10-20 12:22:00 +10:00 at epicenter
Location
5.605°S 147.271°E
Depth
189.15 km (117.53 mi)

Posted on 20 October 2017 | 2:57 am

M 4.8 – 125km ESE of Kuril’sk, Russia

Time
2017-10-20 00:47:38 UTC
2017-10-20 10:47:38 +10:00 at epicenter
Location
44.733°N 149.315°E
Depth
56.82 km (35.31 mi)

Posted on 20 October 2017 | 2:42 am

M 5.3 – 230km SW of Merizo Village, Guam

Time
2017-10-19 23:07:24 UTC
2017-10-20 09:07:24 +10:00 at epicenter
Location
11.669°N 143.314°E
Depth
26.37 km (16.39 mi)

Posted on 19 October 2017 | 11:25 pm

Earthquake – Google News

What’s shaking? New online map shows Texans where earthquakes strike – Dallas News


Dallas News

What's shaking? New online map shows Texans where earthquakes strike
Dallas News
The next time North Texans feel a jolt, they'll have a new way of finding out whether they experienced an earthquake and where it struck. Was it 5 miles away, or beneath the local park? A new website run by the University of Texas at Austin's Bureau of …

Posted on 20 October 2017 | 9:50 pm

North Alabama has strongest earthquake of 2017 – AL.com


AL.com

North Alabama has strongest earthquake of 2017
AL.com
It's at least the eighth earthquake in 2017 detected in the northern half of the state. Friday's quake was detected nine miles northeast of Scottsboro and 24 miles north northwest of Fort Payne, according to the USGS. It occurred more than 5.6 miles

and more »

Posted on 20 October 2017 | 6:59 pm

Settlement Reached in Oklahoma Earthquake Lawsuit – U.S. News & World Report


StateImpact Oklahoma

Settlement Reached in Oklahoma Earthquake Lawsuit
U.S. News & World Report
The lawsuit alleges the companies are liable because they operated wastewater disposal wells that triggered the largest earthquake in state history, a 5.7-magnitude temblor in 2011. Ladra said the quake crumbled her fireplace, causing rocks to fall on
Landmark Earthquake Lawsuit Settled, Former State Scientist Testifies About Industry Pressure In AnotherStateImpact Oklahoma
Settlement reached between two Oklahoma oil and gas companies and Prague resident injured in 2011 earthquakekfor.com

all 6 news articles »

Posted on 20 October 2017 | 4:22 pm

Great Oregon ShakeOut prepares residents for big earthquake – NRToday.com


NRToday.com

Great Oregon ShakeOut prepares residents for big earthquake
NRToday.com
When a teacher walked down the halls of the school, banging a drum, and yelling "Earthquake", Tivie and other Cobb School students dove under their desks and stayed there for a few minutes. Afterwards, the students and faculty walked outside to the …
Great Montana Shakeout preps those for an earthquakeKPAX-TV
Millions of people dive for cover during 'terrifying earthquake' as California prepares for disaster with dramatic drillMirror.co.uk
Are we taking earthquakes seriously in Washington?Yakima Herald-Republic
KPIC News –Santa Maria Times
all 19 news articles »

Posted on 20 October 2017 | 1:45 pm

Earthquake experts urge preparation, more study of quake danger – KOMO News


Earthquake experts urge preparation, more study of quake danger
KOMO News
The state Department of Natural Resources has asked state lawmakers for $540,000 in next year's supplemental budget for an earthquake study. The money would help improve maps of earthquake and tsunami danger zones. It would also offer more analysis …

and more »

Posted on 20 October 2017 | 9:21 am

Great ShakeOut,’ World’s Largest Earthquake Drill, Helps Millions Prepare for Disaster – NBCNews.com


NBCNews.com

Great ShakeOut,' World's Largest Earthquake Drill, Helps Millions Prepare for Disaster
NBCNews.com
Millions of people dropped to the ground and crouched under their desks Thursday as part of the world's largest earthquake drill. The "Great ShakeOut," an annual earthquake drill that started in Southern California, took place at 10:19 a.m. local time
Californians Hold Annual 'ShakeOut' Earthquake DrillU.S. News & World Report
Maryland to participate in Great Southeast ShakeOut earthquake drill ThursdayBaltimore Sun (blog)
Earthquake drill scheduled for Thursday morning in Kentucky and IndianaThe Courier-Journal
KRTV Great Falls News –TheStranger.com (blog) –Great ShakeOut
all 106 news articles »

Posted on 19 October 2017 | 8:56 pm

When a big earthquake hits, your first instinct can mean life or death – Los Angeles Times


Los Angeles Times

When a big earthquake hits, your first instinct can mean life or death
Los Angeles Times
Before the Napa earthquake, the last two people who died in a California earthquake ran out of an unretrofitted brick building when a temblor struck Paso Robles in 2003. A wall came tumbling down on them, the sidewalk and the street as they exited the …
Where to Hide During an EarthquakeLifehacker

all 2 news articles »

Posted on 19 October 2017 | 2:32 pm

Earthquake: 3.8 quake strikes near San Benito – Los Angeles Times


Daily Mail

Earthquake: 3.8 quake strikes near San Benito
Los Angeles Times
A shallow magnitude 3.8 earthquake was reported Thursday morning three miles from San Benito, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 4:45 a.m. PDT at a depth of 5 miles. According to the USGS, the epicenter was 15
Earthquake of Magnitude 6.1 Strikes off Southern Japan: USGSU.S. News & World Report
Japan earthquake at 6.1 magnitude strikes near Kyushu | Daily Mail …Daily Mail
Japan earthquake: Ring of Fire hit AGAIN as 5.8 quake rocks islands …Express.co.uk
KRON4.com
all 10 news articles »

Posted on 19 October 2017 | 12:03 pm

How ready are you for an earthquake, Bay Area? – SFGate


SFGate

How ready are you for an earthquake, Bay Area?
SFGate
Thursday is the Great California ShakeOut, the annual event that encourages Californians to drop and cover like they would for a real earthquake. School districts, businesses, and individuals around the state will be participating. Officials claim more

Posted on 19 October 2017 | 11:02 am

Recovery, reconstruction go slowly after Mexico earthquake – ABC News


Metro

Recovery, reconstruction go slowly after Mexico earthquake
ABC News
Rodrigo Diaz Mejia climbs into what was a second-story apartment in a building, felled by the earthquake at 517 Tokio street in the Portales Norte neighborhood of Mexico City, Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017. Diaz, a 38-year-old mechanic who lives on the same …
Earthquake hits as doctors perform open heart surgery in dramatic …Metro
Mexico earthquake: How Day of the Dead is bringing Mexico City back to lifeThe Independent
Amazing moment doctors carry out heart surgery as a massive earthquake hits their hospitalMirror.co.uk
The Express Tribune –The Conversation UK
all 42 news articles »

Posted on 19 October 2017 | 4:04 am

Earthquake – BingNews

Settlement reached between two Oklahoma oil and gas companies and Prague resident injured in 2011 earthquake

PRAGUE, Okla. — A settlement has been reached between two Oklahoma oil and gas companies and a Prague resident injured during a strong earthquake in November 2011. Scott Poynter, an Arkansas-based attorney for Gary and Sandra Ladra, confirms a settlement …

Posted on 20 October 2017 | 3:52 pm

Settlement reached in Oklahoma earthquake lawsuit

OKLAHOMA CITY — A settlement has been reached between two Oklahoma oil and natural gas companies and a woman who was injured in a 2011 earthquake. Prague resident Sandra Ladra filed the lawsuit in 2014 against New Dominion LLC, Spess Oil Co. and 25 other …

Posted on 20 October 2017 | 1:44 pm

Mexican earthquake alert app seeks investors

After two massive earthquakes struck Mexico in September, millions of people have turned to Mexican earthquake app SkyAlert. But the company says it is still searching for a sustainable business model and is talking to investors about raising millions of …

Posted on 20 October 2017 | 11:51 am

Mexico earthquake: How Day of the Dead is bringing Mexico City back to life

There’s a chill in the air but the sky is a brilliant blue. The sun is shining. The rain that pelted down on the city during the rainy season has begun to ease and the cool winds that always seem to accompany Day of the Dead can be felt across the mega …

Posted on 20 October 2017 | 11:41 am

Recovery, reconstruction go slowly after Mexico earthquake

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Wearing a hardhat, Rodrigo Diaz Mejia steps onto the hood of a crushed car and then gingerly into an apartment cracked open by the Sept. 19 earthquake. Inside he spots a photo of two young boys hanging on a wall spider-webbed with deep …

Posted on 20 October 2017 | 11:07 am

Hurricane and earthquake disasters to cost global insurers $95bn, says Swiss Re

Insurers are expected to take a total hit of $95bn (£72bn) as a result of a hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria and earthquakes in Mexico, according to the world’s second largest reinsurer Swiss Re. The Zurich-based business put its own claims burden from …

Posted on 20 October 2017 | 5:21 am

Millions Take Part in the World’s Largest Earthquake Drill

Kelly ‘stunned’ by lawmaker’s criticism of Trump call to widow Millions of people dropped to the ground and crouched under their desks Thursday as part of the world’s largest earthquake drill. The “Great ShakeOut,” an annual earthquake drill that started …

Posted on 19 October 2017 | 12:37 pm

Millions participate in Great Shakeout earthquake drills worldwide

Oct. 19 (UPI) –The world’s largest earthquake drill will take place on Thursday, giving millions of people worldwide the chance to brush up on how to react when a temblor strikes nearby. The Great Shakeout, which started in California in 2008, had 20.3 …

Posted on 19 October 2017 | 9:11 am

When a big earthquake hits, your first instinct can mean life or death

What should be done when an earthquake hits? Run outside? Or drop, cover and hold on? It’s a question that many instantly must make a reaction to when an earthquake strikes. Californians born in this state might instinctively drop under a table, cover …

Posted on 19 October 2017 | 12:00 am

World’s Largest Earthquake Drill to Help Millions Practice in Event of Disaster

The world’s largest earthquake drill will take place on Thursday, with millions set to practice what to do if a massive quake hits — a scenario experts say could likely happen in Southern California in the next several decades. The “Great Shakeout,” an …

Posted on 18 October 2017 | 3:30 pm

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