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USGS Magnitude 2.5+ Earthquakes, Past Day

M 4.4 – 85km WNW of Arawa, Papua New Guinea

Time
2017-02-24 01:57:46 UTC
2017-02-24 12:57:46 +11:00 at epicenter
Location
5.803°S 154.887°E
Depth
173.87 km (108.04 mi)

Posted on 24 February 2017 | 2:50 am

M 5.7 – 45km E of Kaputa, Zambia

PAGER – GREEN ShakeMap – VII

Time
2017-02-24 00:32:14 UTC
2017-02-24 02:32:14 +02:00 at epicenter
Location
8.477°S 30.072°E
Depth
10.00 km (6.21 mi)

Posted on 24 February 2017 | 2:39 am

M 2.9 – 57km N of Nikiski, Alaska

Time
2017-02-24 00:20:33 UTC
2017-02-23 15:20:33 -09:00 at epicenter
Location
61.198°N 151.488°W
Depth
63.90 km (39.71 mi)

Posted on 24 February 2017 | 12:42 am

M 4.5 – 111km ENE of Miyako, Japan

Time
2017-02-23 23:54:52 UTC
2017-02-24 09:54:52 +10:00 at epicenter
Location
39.883°N 143.211°E
Depth
31.63 km (19.65 mi)

Posted on 24 February 2017 | 12:12 am

M 3.0 – 27km SE of Atka, Alaska

Time
2017-02-23 21:49:53 UTC
2017-02-23 11:49:53 -10:00 at epicenter
Location
51.991°N 173.969°W
Depth
59.40 km (36.91 mi)

Posted on 23 February 2017 | 11:36 pm

M 5.2 – 61km NNW of Ceva-i-Ra, Fiji

Time
2017-02-23 21:10:30 UTC
2017-02-24 09:10:30 +12:00 at epicenter
Location
21.212°S 174.430°E
Depth
10.00 km (6.21 mi)

Posted on 23 February 2017 | 9:25 pm

M 5.0 – North of Severnaya Zemlya

Time
2017-02-23 20:13:40 UTC
2017-02-24 01:13:40 +05:00 at epicenter
Location
86.167°N 74.414°E
Depth
10.00 km (6.21 mi)

Posted on 23 February 2017 | 8:52 pm

M 4.5 – 15km ESE of Tecoanapa, Mexico

Time
2017-02-23 17:07:08 UTC
2017-02-23 11:07:08 -06:00 at epicenter
Location
16.467°N 98.612°W
Depth
21.35 km (13.27 mi)

Posted on 24 February 2017 | 12:38 am

M 2.5 – 8km W of Templeton, California

DYFI? – III

Time
2017-02-23 17:04:44 UTC
2017-02-23 09:04:44 -08:00 at epicenter
Location
35.559°N 120.797°W
Depth
5.03 km (3.13 mi)

Posted on 23 February 2017 | 6:59 pm

M 5.1 – 198km S of Ndoi Island, Fiji

Time
2017-02-23 17:03:18 UTC
2017-02-23 05:03:18 -12:00 at epicenter
Location
22.425°S 178.445°W
Depth
396.62 km (246.45 mi)

Posted on 23 February 2017 | 11:11 pm

M 2.9 – 16km SW of Perry, Oklahoma

DYFI? – III

Time
2017-02-23 16:21:48 UTC
2017-02-23 10:21:48 -06:00 at epicenter
Location
36.173°N 97.407°W
Depth
5.00 km (3.11 mi)

Posted on 24 February 2017 | 12:35 am

M 4.9 – 34km W of Salina Cruz, Mexico

DYFI? – V

Time
2017-02-23 15:21:14 UTC
2017-02-23 09:21:14 -06:00 at epicenter
Location
16.159°N 95.521°W
Depth
50.96 km (31.67 mi)

Posted on 24 February 2017 | 3:07 am

M 4.6 – 108km SW of Jiquilillo, Nicaragua

Time
2017-02-23 15:16:11 UTC
2017-02-23 09:16:11 -06:00 at epicenter
Location
12.089°N 88.191°W
Depth
10.00 km (6.21 mi)

Posted on 23 February 2017 | 7:34 pm

M 5.6 – 98km NNW of Lae, Papua New Guinea

PAGER – GREEN ShakeMap – IV DYFI? – III

Time
2017-02-23 15:11:05 UTC
2017-02-24 01:11:05 +10:00 at epicenter
Location
5.866°S 146.738°E
Depth
114.47 km (71.13 mi)

Posted on 23 February 2017 | 9:18 pm

M 4.7 – 42km WNW of Oxford, New Zealand

Time
2017-02-23 13:35:54 UTC
2017-02-24 01:35:54 +12:00 at epicenter
Location
43.124°S 171.715°E
Depth
10.47 km (6.51 mi)

Posted on 23 February 2017 | 1:51 pm

M 4.8 – 136km ESE of Neiafu, Tonga

Time
2017-02-23 11:52:18 UTC
2017-02-22 23:52:18 -12:00 at epicenter
Location
19.214°S 172.828°W
Depth
10.00 km (6.21 mi)

Posted on 23 February 2017 | 12:07 pm

M 2.7 – 11km NNE of Carrizales, Puerto Rico

Time
2017-02-23 11:48:34 UTC
2017-02-23 07:48:34 -04:00 at epicenter
Location
18.583°N 66.755°W
Depth
22.00 km (13.67 mi)

Posted on 23 February 2017 | 4:18 pm

M 4.1 – 5km WNW of Mahayag, Philippines

DYFI? – V

Time
2017-02-23 11:17:38 UTC
2017-02-23 19:17:38 +08:00 at epicenter
Location
7.243°N 125.580°E
Depth
16.74 km (10.40 mi)

Posted on 24 February 2017 | 3:00 am

M 3.1 – 83km W of Anchor Point, Alaska

Time
2017-02-23 10:43:18 UTC
2017-02-23 01:43:18 -09:00 at epicenter
Location
59.703°N 153.310°W
Depth
108.60 km (67.48 mi)

Posted on 23 February 2017 | 11:03 am

M 4.5 – 212km NW of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands

Time
2017-02-23 10:25:07 UTC
2017-02-23 20:25:07 +10:00 at epicenter
Location
21.619°N 143.212°E
Depth
300.69 km (186.84 mi)

Posted on 23 February 2017 | 10:50 am

M 3.2 – 53km NNE of Vieques, Puerto Rico

Time
2017-02-23 10:08:17 UTC
2017-02-23 06:08:17 -04:00 at epicenter
Location
18.861°N 65.616°W
Depth
8.00 km (4.97 mi)

Posted on 23 February 2017 | 10:25 am

M 2.7 – 73km WSW of Cantwell, Alaska

Time
2017-02-23 09:59:36 UTC
2017-02-23 00:59:36 -09:00 at epicenter
Location
63.222°N 150.373°W
Depth
116.80 km (72.58 mi)

Posted on 23 February 2017 | 10:22 am

M 4.8 – 23km W of Salina Cruz, Mexico

DYFI? – IV

Time
2017-02-23 09:47:55 UTC
2017-02-23 03:47:55 -06:00 at epicenter
Location
16.189°N 95.414°W
Depth
75.03 km (46.62 mi)

Posted on 24 February 2017 | 3:08 am

M 4.4 – 146km SSW of Severo-Kuril’sk, Russia

Time
2017-02-23 09:30:59 UTC
2017-02-23 19:30:59 +10:00 at epicenter
Location
49.435°N 155.465°E
Depth
58.55 km (36.38 mi)

Posted on 23 February 2017 | 9:53 am

M 4.3 – 86km ENE of Nordvik, Russia

Time
2017-02-23 07:47:12 UTC
2017-02-23 15:47:12 +08:00 at epicenter
Location
74.418°N 114.017°E
Depth
10.00 km (6.21 mi)

Posted on 23 February 2017 | 8:54 am

M 4.8 – 166km SW of Port Hardy, Canada

DYFI? – III

Time
2017-02-23 06:04:59 UTC
2017-02-22 21:04:59 -09:00 at epicenter
Location
49.705°N 129.171°W
Depth
10.00 km (6.21 mi)

Posted on 23 February 2017 | 8:16 pm

M 4.1 – 118km SSW of Vostok, Russia

Time
2017-02-23 05:37:55 UTC
2017-02-23 15:37:55 +10:00 at epicenter
Location
47.957°N 148.205°E
Depth
367.04 km (228.07 mi)

Posted on 23 February 2017 | 6:12 am

M 4.1 – 14km W of Belfair, Washington

PAGER – GREEN ShakeMap – IV DYFI? – IV

Time
2017-02-23 04:59:04 UTC
2017-02-22 20:59:04 -08:00 at epicenter
Location
47.480°N 123.035°W
Depth
15.44 km (9.59 mi)

Posted on 24 February 2017 | 3:05 am

M 3.3 – 22km S of Solvang, CA

DYFI? – IV

Time
2017-02-23 04:49:43 UTC
2017-02-22 20:49:43 -08:00 at epicenter
Location
34.399°N 120.162°W
Depth
2.78 km (1.73 mi)

Posted on 23 February 2017 | 11:39 pm

M 2.9 – 86km N of Larsen Bay, Alaska

Time
2017-02-23 03:42:34 UTC
2017-02-22 18:42:34 -09:00 at epicenter
Location
58.313°N 153.983°W
Depth
72.60 km (45.11 mi)

Posted on 23 February 2017 | 3:58 am

Earthquake – Google News

M=4.2 Washington earthquake highlights zone of Cascadia slow slip – temblor


temblor

M=4.2 Washington earthquake highlights zone of Cascadia slow slip
temblor
Last night, at 8:59 p.m. local time, a M=4.2 earthquake shook northwest Washington, approximately 40 km west of the city of Seattle. The earthquake was widely felt, including in Seattle, and at 9 a.m. this morning, over 2,700 people had reported
Risk Of Cascadia Quake Elevated As Puget Sound 'Slow Slip' Event BeginsPatch.com

all 2 news articles »

Posted on 23 February 2017 | 9:22 pm

MEGA-DISASTER WARNING: ‘Earthquake and tsunami surge could start TOMORROW’ – Express.co.uk


Express.co.uk

MEGA-DISASTER WARNING: 'Earthquake and tsunami surge could start TOMORROW'
Express.co.uk
A self-styled earthquake predictor is warning of a magnitude eight or higher quake hitting the planet in just nine days on March 4. 'Quake mystic' Frank Hoogerbeets has issued an online "major earthquake warning" amid fears a "big one" is on its way.

Posted on 23 February 2017 | 5:57 pm

Arthur’s Pass rocked by earthquakes overnight – Stuff.co.nz


Stuff.co.nz

Arthur's Pass rocked by earthquakes overnight
Stuff.co.nz
A magnitude 4.9 earthquake at Arthur's Pass at 2.35am was followed by a series of aftershocks. The Arthur's Pass area has been rocked by a flurry of earthquakes overnight. Did you feel the quakes? Send your newstips, photos and videos to …
Arthur's Pass hit by overnight swarm of earthquakesNewshub

all 4 news articles »

Posted on 23 February 2017 | 5:44 pm

Is an earthquake about to hit the Philippines? Mysterious sightings of 30ft sea serpents prompt fears one is brewing – Daily Mail


Daily Mail

Is an earthquake about to hit the Philippines? Mysterious sightings of 30ft sea serpents prompt fears one is brewing
Daily Mail
Giant oarfish described as 'messengers of the sea' have been washing ashore in the Philippines in recent days, triggering fears an earthquake is about to hit. A number of bizarre-looking creatures, which usually live at depths of 3,000ft, have been

Posted on 23 February 2017 | 3:39 pm

Vatican offers support to local farmers in Italian earthquake zone – Catholic News Service


Vatican offers support to local farmers in Italian earthquake zone
Catholic News Service
VATICAN CITY (CNS) — In an effort to help support the economy of the central Italian region devastated by several earthquakes in 2016, the Vatican has purchased food from local farmers and producers to feed the homeless. Pope Francis instructed his …

and more »

Posted on 23 February 2017 | 2:42 pm

Magnitude 4.4 earthquake hits off Vancouver Island – CBC.ca


CBC.ca

Magnitude 4.4 earthquake hits off Vancouver Island
CBC.ca
A magnitude 4.4 earthquake rumbled off the coast of Vancouver Island late Wednesday night. Natural Resources Canada says it struck southwest of Port Alice, B.C. at a depth of about 10 kilometres. The federal agency says there are no reports of damage …
Third 4.0-and-higher quake in February hits southern BCVancouver Sun
'Slow slip' earthquake season raises risk of 'The Big One'Yahoo News
Small earthquake hits Washington stateBlasting News

all 7 news articles »

Posted on 23 February 2017 | 2:41 pm

Garnet crystal microstructures formed during ancient earthquake provide evidence for seismic slip rates along a fault – Phys.Org


Phys.Org

Garnet crystal microstructures formed during ancient earthquake provide evidence for seismic slip rates along a fault
Phys.Org
Focused ion beam image of small mineral inclusions that formed inside the fragmented garnet crystal due to fluid transport into pores in the garnet in the wake of the earthquake. The largest inclusions are about 20 micrometers long. Credit: Made by

Posted on 23 February 2017 | 1:40 pm

Small earthquake shakes northwest Washington state – Reuters


KXRO Newsradio

Small earthquake shakes northwest Washington state
Reuters
An 4.2 magnitude earthquake struck northwest Washington state on Wednesday, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) said. The quake was recorded 75 miles (120 km) west of Seattle, Washington at about 9 p.m. local time, according to the USGS …
Small earthquakes rattle Kitsap Peninsula and area north of Vancouver Island; no damage reportedThe Seattle Times
Earthquake hits Olympic PenninsulaKXRO Newsradio
Belfair earthquake offers test for early warning systemKING5.com
OregonLive.com –Patch.com –The News Tribune
all 52 news articles »

Posted on 23 February 2017 | 7:05 am

Earthquake rattles the Gaviota Coast – KEYT – KEYT


KEYT

Earthquake rattles the Gaviota Coast – KEYT
KEYT
A small earthquake rattled the Gaviota Coast about 8:50 Wednesday night. It was centered about 18 miles west of Isla Vista and 14 miles south of Solvang in the …

and more »

Posted on 23 February 2017 | 6:14 am

Create an earthquake readiness kit – KING5.com


KING5.com

Create an earthquake readiness kit
KING5.com
Wednesday night's earthquake near Belfair is a good reminder to make sure you have an emergency kit ready in case of a more serious earthquake. There are no reports of any damage or injury related to the 4.2 magnitude earthquake Wednesday night.

Posted on 23 February 2017 | 5:39 am

Earthquake – BingNews

Light earthquake, 4.4 mag strikes near Arawa in Papua New Guinea

A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 85 kilometers (53 miles) from Arawa in Papua New Guinea on Friday. The temblor was picked up at 12:57:46 / 12:57 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate …

Posted on 23 February 2017 | 7:13 pm

How well did the earthquake-warning system work this week?

SEATTLE — It wasn’t the big one, that 4.2 magnitude earthquake near Belfair on Wednesday night. Still, says John Vidale of the Pacific Northwest Seismic Network, “People reported feeling it from the ocean to the west, Ellensburg to the east and even some …

Posted on 23 February 2017 | 6:40 pm

Belfair earthquake offers test for early warning system

SEATTLE — There was no damage from a small earthquake felt Wednesday evening in western Washington, but it was the area’s most significant earthquake west of the Cascade mountains in 14 months. The 4.1 magnitude quake near Belfair, Washington is the …

Posted on 23 February 2017 | 5:45 pm

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 23 February 2017 | 12:48 pm

Earthquake hits Olympic Penninsula

A magnitude 4.2 earthquake struck the region last night. The U.S. Geological Survey and the Pacific Northwest Seismic Network reported the quake hit at 8:59 pm about 9 miles west of Belfair. The Mason County Sheriff’s Office said on Twitter Wednesday …

Posted on 23 February 2017 | 8:31 am

Earthquake reported near Kitsap Peninsula

A 4.2 magnitude earthquake was recording Wednesday night on the Kitsap Peninsula near Belfair. The U.S. Geological Survey map above shows areas where residents reported feeling the earthquake. No damage was A minor earthquake was reported Wednesday evening …

Posted on 23 February 2017 | 7:58 am

Is an earthquake about to hit the Philippines? Mysterious sightings of 30ft sea serpents prompt fears one is brewing

Giant oarfish described as ‘messengers of the sea’ have been washing ashore in the Philippines in recent days, triggering fears an earthquake is about to hit. A number of bizarre-looking creatures, which usually live at depths of 3,000ft, have been found …

Posted on 23 February 2017 | 7:39 am

Garnet crystal microstructures formed during ancient earthquake provide evidence for seismic slip rates along a fault

Focused ion beam image of small mineral inclusions that formed inside the fragmented garnet crystal due to fluid transport into pores in the garnet in the wake of the earthquake. The largest inclusions are about 20 micrometers long. Credit: Made by Oliver …

Posted on 23 February 2017 | 5:41 am

Small Earthquake Shakes Northwest Washington State

(Reuters) – An 4.2 magnitude earthquake struck northwest Washington state on Wednesday, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) said. The quake was recorded 75 miles (120 km) west of Seattle, Washington at about 9 p.m. local time, according to the USGS …

Posted on 22 February 2017 | 11:06 pm

Drones to be mobilized for earthquake response

MEMPHIS — Amid the confusion and pandemonium that would follow a major earthquake, Memphis-area emergency-response officials plan to deploy drones to check for collapsed buildings and bridges, locate fires and guide rescue crews. Toward that end, the …

Posted on 22 February 2017 | 10:55 pm