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USGS Magnitude 2.5+ Earthquakes, Past Day

M 4.5 – 115km E of Miyako, Japan

Time
2015-03-05 07:30:42 UTC
2015-03-05 17:30:42 +10:00 at epicenter
Location
39.816°N 143.285°E
Depth
29.86 km (18.55 mi)

Posted on 5 March 2015 | 3:33 pm

M 4.4 – 89km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina

Time
2015-03-05 07:23:11 UTC
2015-03-05 04:23:11 -03:00 at epicenter
Location
24.328°S 67.192°W
Depth
170.52 km (105.96 mi)

Posted on 5 March 2015 | 3:25 pm

M 5.5 – 255km SSE of Sinabang, Indonesia

PAGER – GREEN ShakeMap – III DYFI? – II Tsunami Warning Center

Time
2015-03-05 00:07:12 UTC
2015-03-05 06:07:12 +06:00 at epicenter
Location
0.227°N 96.901°E
Depth
10.00 km (6.21 mi)

Posted on 5 March 2015 | 2:56 pm

M 4.4 – 46km NE of Talkeetna, Alaska

PAGER – GREEN ShakeMap – III DYFI? – III Tsunami Warning Center

Time
2015-03-05 07:55:52 UTC
2015-03-04 22:55:52 -09:00 at epicenter
Location
62.616°N 149.490°W
Depth
63.60 km (39.52 mi)

Posted on 5 March 2015 | 2:40 pm

M 4.9 – 69km NE of Tobelo, Indonesia

Time
2015-03-05 04:31:05 UTC
2015-03-05 13:31:05 +09:00 at epicenter
Location
2.105°N 128.515°E
Depth
247.88 km (154.03 mi)

Posted on 5 March 2015 | 12:33 pm

M 4.6 – 117km SW of San Antonio, Chile

DYFI? – III

Time
2015-03-05 02:08:50 UTC
2015-03-04 21:08:50 -05:00 at epicenter
Location
34.245°S 72.624°W
Depth
13.44 km (8.35 mi)

Posted on 5 March 2015 | 12:18 pm

M 2.5 – 78km WNW of Talkeetna, Alaska

Time
2015-03-05 03:48:00 UTC
2015-03-04 18:48:00 -09:00 at epicenter
Location
62.578°N 151.531°W
Depth
104.10 km (64.68 mi)

Posted on 5 March 2015 | 11:50 am

M 2.5 – 73km S of Cantwell, Alaska

DYFI? – I

Time
2015-03-05 10:14:13 UTC
2015-03-05 01:14:13 -09:00 at epicenter
Location
62.737°N 148.967°W
Depth
44.60 km (27.71 mi)

Posted on 5 March 2015 | 11:49 am

M 3.0 – 26km WNW of Valdez, Alaska

DYFI? – I

Time
2015-03-05 09:41:04 UTC
2015-03-05 00:41:04 -09:00 at epicenter
Location
61.259°N 146.759°W
Depth
11.50 km (7.15 mi)

Posted on 5 March 2015 | 11:49 am

M 4.6 – 64km SE of San Martin, Argentina

Time
2015-03-05 03:41:00 UTC
2015-03-05 00:41:00 -03:00 at epicenter
Location
33.561°S 68.069°W
Depth
198.93 km (123.61 mi)

Posted on 5 March 2015 | 11:43 am

M 4.3 – 11km SE of Toyohama, Japan

DYFI? – I

Time
2015-03-05 11:20:07 UTC
2015-03-05 20:20:07 +09:00 at epicenter
Location
34.615°N 137.005°E
Depth
335.25 km (208.31 mi)

Posted on 5 March 2015 | 11:41 am

M 4.7 – 33km WNW of Hachijo-jima, Japan

Time
2015-03-05 02:45:54 UTC
2015-03-05 11:45:54 +09:00 at epicenter
Location
33.144°N 139.448°E
Depth
162.81 km (101.17 mi)

Posted on 5 March 2015 | 10:48 am

M 3.4 – 85km NE of Miches, Dominican Republic

Time
2015-03-05 02:24:53 UTC
2015-03-04 21:24:53 -05:00 at epicenter
Location
19.547°N 68.493°W
Depth
46.00 km (28.58 mi)

Posted on 5 March 2015 | 10:27 am

M 2.9 – 3km WSW of Cushing, Oklahoma

DYFI? – IV

Time
2015-03-05 08:41:58 UTC
2015-03-05 02:41:58 -06:00 at epicenter
Location
35.968°N 96.801°W
Depth
3.14 km (1.95 mi)

Posted on 5 March 2015 | 9:30 am

M 2.9 – 3km SW of Cushing, Oklahoma

DYFI? – IV

Time
2015-03-04 20:24:58 UTC
2015-03-04 14:24:58 -06:00 at epicenter
Location
35.960°N 96.794°W
Depth
3.53 km (2.19 mi)

Posted on 5 March 2015 | 8:21 am

M 2.6 – 8km SSE of Anthony, Kansas

DYFI? – II

Time
2015-03-05 06:03:23 UTC
2015-03-05 00:03:23 -06:00 at epicenter
Location
37.086°N 97.995°W
Depth
5.00 km (3.11 mi)

Posted on 5 March 2015 | 6:46 am

M 2.6 – 94km S of Atka, Alaska

Time
2015-03-04 22:35:42 UTC
2015-03-04 10:35:42 -12:00 at epicenter
Location
51.349°N 174.300°W
Depth
11.00 km (6.84 mi)

Posted on 5 March 2015 | 6:38 am

M 2.9 – 18km WNW of Caldwell, Kansas

DYFI? – II

Time
2015-03-05 01:46:14 UTC
2015-03-04 19:46:14 -06:00 at epicenter
Location
37.098°N 97.796°W
Depth
7.48 km (4.65 mi)

Posted on 5 March 2015 | 1:56 am

M 2.9 – 78km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands

DYFI? – I

Time
2015-03-04 19:30:51 UTC
2015-03-04 15:30:51 -04:00 at epicenter
Location
19.126°N 64.566°W
Depth
47.00 km (29.20 mi)

Posted on 4 March 2015 | 11:48 pm

M 3.0 – 62km E of Maneadero, B.C., Mexico

DYFI? – III

Time
2015-03-04 16:46:25 UTC
2015-03-04 08:46:25 -08:00 at epicenter
Location
31.665°N 115.911°W
Depth
13.93 km (8.66 mi)

Posted on 4 March 2015 | 10:25 pm

Earthquake – Google News

Napa earthquake damage survey shows oldest buildings hit hardest – SFGate


SFGate

Napa earthquake damage survey shows oldest buildings hit hardest
SFGate
When the South Napa Fault ruptured last summer and shook the historic city of Napa, the earthquake hit the oldest buildings with the heaviest damage, a new review by seismologists reveals. Immediately after the Aug. 24 quake, teams of structural
Researchers spell out lessons from South Napa earthquakeNapa Valley Register
Napa Residents Eligible For Up To $3000 To Help Homes Survive Next Big QuakePatch.com
Study: Napa Quake Should Spur Retrofits to Older BuildingsKQED (blog)

all 5 news articles »

Posted on 5 March 2015 | 3:10 pm

Aleppo bombing was so massive it registered as an earthquake – Daily Mail


Daily Mail

Aleppo bombing was so massive it registered as an earthquake
Daily Mail
A deadly Al Qaeda-linked terror attack on a Syrian regime intelligence headquarters yesterday was so massive it measured 2.3 on the Richter scale and registered as an earthquake. At least 20 regime security force members and 14 rebels were killed in
Syria conflict: Blast hits Aleppo intelligence HQBBC News
Bomb explosion kills many in SyriaMENAFN.COM

all 324 news articles »

Posted on 5 March 2015 | 11:10 am

18-Foot Log Possibly From 2011 Japanese Earthquake & Tsunami Washes Up … – CBS Local


18-Foot Log Possibly From 2011 Japanese Earthquake & Tsunami Washes Up
CBS Local
SANTA CRUZ (KPIX 5) – Matt Lovemark was picnicking at Three Mile Beach near Santa Cruz when he spotted what at first looked like just another washed up log on the beach. “We were sitting next to a piece of driftwood and I got to looking at it and
Tsunami debris: Log on Santa Cruz beach believed to be from JapanLos Angeles Times
Suspected Japanese tsunami debris found at Santa Cruz beachContra Costa Times

all 10 news articles »

Posted on 5 March 2015 | 7:18 am

Earthquake rattles eastern Victoria, centred near Warragul – Herald Sun


Warragul Citizen

Earthquake rattles eastern Victoria, centred near Warragul
Herald Sun
A 2.9-MAGNITUDE earthquake has been recorded in eastern Victoria. Geoscience Australia confirmed the quake hit the Warragul area about 12.35pm on Thursday. There have been no reports of damage or injury, according to the State Emergency Service.
Geoscience Australia revises earthquake locationWarragul Citizen

all 2 news articles »

Posted on 5 March 2015 | 3:35 am

Students to present on experience during 2010 earthquake in Haiti on March 11 – Roanoke Times


Roanoke Times

Students to present on experience during 2010 earthquake in Haiti on March 11
Roanoke Times
A program about the experiences of a group of community college students who chanced to be in Haiti during the 2010 earthquake will be presented on the Dabney S. Lancaster Community College Clifton Forge campus on Wednesday, March 11, beginning …

Posted on 4 March 2015 | 10:38 pm

Photos: Oakland’s iconic Sears store will be restored to pre-earthquake glory – San Jose Mercury News media center


Photos: Oakland's iconic Sears store will be restored to pre-earthquake glory
San Jose Mercury News media center
Before the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake, downtown Oakland's Sears store was the home to Capwell's. A quick retrofit took much of the building's style away. Now work is beginning on a project that will restore the look of the iconic building on Broadway.
Oakland Sears renovation unveils original facade covered for quarter centuryMarin Independent Journal

all 7 news articles »

Posted on 4 March 2015 | 9:27 pm

Earthquake measuring 4.9 strikes off Vancouver Island – CBC.ca


Earthquake measuring 4.9 strikes off Vancouver Island
CBC.ca
"This seems to be a crustal earthquake within the Juan de Fuca plate of the Cascadia subduction zone. Several hundred of these types of quakes happen per year as the Juan de Fuca plate attempts to slide under the North America plate," Wagstaffe said.
Earthquake measuring 4.9 strikes off Port HardyCHEK
Magnitude 4.9 Earthquake Reported Off Vancouver IslandKelownaNow

all 4 news articles »

Posted on 4 March 2015 | 7:13 pm

Scientists think it’s no coincidence earthquakes spike after an oil company … – Business Insider


Business Insider

Scientists think it's no coincidence earthquakes spike after an oil company
Business Insider
Large areas of the United States that used to experience few or no earthquakes have, in recent years, experienced a remarkable increase in earthquake activity that has caused considerable public concern as well as damage to structures. This rise in

and more »

Posted on 4 March 2015 | 6:52 pm

Industry Pressure Kept Oklahoma’s Scientists Silent on Earthquake-Fracking … – Newsweek


Newsweek

Industry Pressure Kept Oklahoma's Scientists Silent on Earthquake-Fracking
Newsweek
For years, the Oklahoma Geological Survey (OGS) avoided acknowledging that Oklahoma's dramatic increase in earthquakes had anything to do with the oil and gas industry, even while federal scientists fully acknowledged the link. According to new …
Insurance commission on earthquake insurance: Know what you're buyingkfor.com
Oklahoma Commissioner Warns Insurers on Denial of Earthquake ClaimsInsurance Journal
Earthquake: 3.1 quake strikes near The Geysers, Calif.Los Angeles Times
Insurance News Net -NewsOK.com -Tulsa World
all 37 news articles »

Posted on 4 March 2015 | 5:58 pm

Earthquake Simulator Aims to Prevent Future Devastation – NBCNews.com


NBCNews.com

Earthquake Simulator Aims to Prevent Future Devastation
NBCNews.com
"This Advanced Earthquake Engineering Laboratory is not merely a research lab for earthquake tremors, but a research base where we will be developing advanced technologies for disaster prevention," said Mika Kaneko, the general manager of the facility …

Posted on 4 March 2015 | 3:10 pm

Earthquake – Yahoo News Search Results

Disaster information vital for foreign residents

CHATAN, OKINAWA PREFECTURE – The 20th anniversary of the Great Hanshin Awaji Earthquake in January and the upcoming fourth anniversary of the March 11 Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami give us all the chance to think more about our vulnerability and our roles in natural disasters.

Posted on 5 March 2015 | 2:56 pm

Earthquake Safety at Home

Smack-dab in the Pacific Rim of Fire, the Philippines is within the most seismically active region in the world. It's been a while since the Philippines has suffered any major earthquakes — and let's all hope it remains that way — but for the sake of safety, let's look at a couple of tips to keep us earthquake-ready at home. Seek professional opinion for extra measure. Keep electrical wiring …

Posted on 5 March 2015 | 6:47 am

Earthquake rescue course a first for the province

A combined agency team (SAR, Ouster River Fire Department and School District staff) assessing damage within the school as they conduct search for missing staff and students as part of training last week. The building had no power, was filled with dust and debris.

Posted on 5 March 2015 | 4:55 am

Insurance commission on earthquake insurance: Know what you’re buying

Okla. — A warning to Oklahoma residents from the state’s insurance commissioner: Make sure you know what you are getting before you buy earthquake insurance. Bill Medlin, owner of Rooster’s Cafe in Jones, doesn’t buy earthquake insurance, even though his business shakes often. “I might as well be throwing the money out the front door,” he […]

Posted on 5 March 2015 | 12:27 am

Earthquake measuring 4.9 strikes off Vancouver Island

A minor earthquake with a magnitude of 4.9 struck about 168 kilometres west of Port Hardy on the northwest tip of Vancouver island around 12:35 a.m. PT Wednesday, but no damage was reported. The Earthquakes Canada website said damage is unlikely from a quake of that magnitude. Earthquakes are common off the west coast of British Columbia and sometime come in groups or so called swarms, but …

Posted on 4 March 2015 | 6:27 pm

Phivolcs says reconstruction plan needed for post-quake Metro Manila

If a strong earthquake hits Metro Manila and nearby provinces, an efficient reconstruction plan is imperative, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said. “In the six goals for Metro Manila earthquake risk management, the fifth is to formulate a reconstruction plan,” Phivolcs Director Renato Solidum Jr. said at the Preparatory Meeting for Resilience Conference on …

Posted on 4 March 2015 | 5:36 pm

Earthquake Simulator Aims to Prevent Future Devastation

A Japanese construction firm has unveiled what it says is the world's most advanced earthquake simulator.

Posted on 4 March 2015 | 3:09 pm

Officials taking proactive step to protect Oklahomans who buy earthquake insurance

OKLAHOMA CITY – The Oklahoma Insurance Department is taking a proactive step to protect Oklahomans who buy earthquake insurance. Today the Department released a bulletin to property and casualty insurance companies to address important issues surrounding earthquake insurance. “Oklahomans need to know what they are buying. Insurers need to know my expectations regarding the interpretation […]

Posted on 4 March 2015 | 12:27 am

Researchers spell out lessons from South Napa earthquake

The South Napa earthquake produced hundreds of millions of dollars in damage when it rocked the Napa area nearly seven months ago. But scientists say the temblor also has helped them develop faster and more accurate mapping of fault systems – and should give governments and builders a better picture of where to safely rebuild in the future.

Posted on 3 March 2015 | 7:01 pm

Strong quake strikes off west Indonesia; no injuries, damage

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A strong earthquake struck off western Indonesia on Tuesday, causing some residents to panic, but there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage and no tsunami warning was issued.

Posted on 3 March 2015 | 11:34 am