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USGS Magnitude 2.5+ Earthquakes, Past Day

M 3.4 – 109km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands

DYFI? – I

Time
2014-04-16 09:36:05 UTC
2014-04-16 05:36:05 -04:00 at epicenter
Location
19.396°N 64.478°W
Depth
28.00 km (17.40 mi)

Posted on 16 April 2014 | 9:57 am

M 3.4 – 13km WNW of San Rafael del Yuma, Dominican Republic

DYFI? – I

Time
2014-04-16 08:22:08 UTC
2014-04-16 04:22:08 -04:00 at epicenter
Location
18.456°N 68.798°W
Depth
113.00 km (70.21 mi)

Posted on 16 April 2014 | 9:04 am

M 4.5 – 7km S of Anatahan, Northern Mariana Islands

Time
2014-04-15 23:08:30 UTC
2014-04-16 09:08:30 +10:00 at epicenter
Location
16.287°N 145.673°E
Depth
531.22 km (330.08 mi)

Posted on 16 April 2014 | 7:11 am

M 2.8 – 20km N of Crescent, Oklahoma

DYFI? – II

Time
2014-04-16 00:36:10 UTC
2014-04-15 19:36:10 -05:00 at epicenter
Location
36.134°N 97.630°W
Depth
4.95 km (3.07 mi)

Posted on 16 April 2014 | 6:46 am

M 4.8 – 118km W of Kuripan, Indonesia

DYFI? – I

Time
2014-04-16 06:26:38 UTC
2014-04-16 13:26:38 +07:00 at epicenter
Location
5.039°S 102.692°E
Depth
45.85 km (28.49 mi)

Posted on 16 April 2014 | 6:44 am

M 3.4 – 117km ESE of Atka, Alaska

Time
2014-04-15 22:33:08 UTC
2014-04-15 10:33:08 -12:00 at epicenter
Location
51.756°N 172.649°W
Depth
45.40 km (28.21 mi)

Posted on 16 April 2014 | 6:35 am

M 3.4 – 35km WNW of Cantwell, Alaska

DYFI? – I

Time
2014-04-16 04:53:42 UTC
2014-04-15 20:53:42 -08:00 at epicenter
Location
63.539°N 149.587°W
Depth
100.00 km (62.14 mi)

Posted on 16 April 2014 | 5:16 am

M 4.6 – 149km SE of Kirakira, Solomon Islands

Time
2014-04-15 21:08:21 UTC
2014-04-16 08:08:21 +11:00 at epicenter
Location
11.395°S 162.902°E
Depth
35.00 km (21.75 mi)

Posted on 16 April 2014 | 5:10 am

M 3.0 – 38km NNW of Semisopochnoi Island, Alaska

Time
2014-04-15 20:52:55 UTC
2014-04-16 08:52:55 +12:00 at epicenter
Location
52.273°N 179.406°E
Depth
92.20 km (57.29 mi)

Posted on 16 April 2014 | 4:55 am

M 2.9 – 29km NE of Soledad, California

DYFI? – III

Time
2014-04-15 13:43:10 UTC
2014-04-15 06:43:10 -07:00 at epicenter
Location
36.578°N 121.052°W
Depth
6.20 km (3.85 mi)

Posted on 16 April 2014 | 4:44 am

M 4.0 – 27km SSE of Kitami, Japan

Time
2014-04-15 20:35:03 UTC
2014-04-16 05:35:03 +09:00 at epicenter
Location
43.576°N 144.032°E
Depth
87.46 km (54.35 mi)

Posted on 16 April 2014 | 4:37 am

M 5.3 – 66km W of Iquique, Chile

DYFI? – I

Time
2014-04-16 03:14:12 UTC
2014-04-15 22:14:12 -05:00 at epicenter
Location
20.203°S 70.779°W
Depth
19.71 km (12.25 mi)

Posted on 16 April 2014 | 4:15 am

M 4.7 – 69km W of Iquique, Chile

DYFI? – I

Time
2014-04-16 03:19:33 UTC
2014-04-15 22:19:33 -05:00 at epicenter
Location
20.128°S 70.797°W
Depth
12.03 km (7.48 mi)

Posted on 16 April 2014 | 4:14 am

M 4.7 – 292km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji

DYFI? – I

Time
2014-04-16 03:33:46 UTC
2014-04-15 15:33:46 -12:00 at epicenter
Location
18.105°S 177.960°W
Depth
623.31 km (387.31 mi)

Posted on 16 April 2014 | 4:14 am

M 3.4 – 106km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands

DYFI? – I

Time
2014-04-16 02:58:26 UTC
2014-04-15 22:58:26 -04:00 at epicenter
Location
19.377°N 64.525°W
Depth
26.00 km (16.16 mi)

Posted on 16 April 2014 | 3:57 am

M 4.1 – 23km SW of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska

Time
2014-04-15 19:50:20 UTC
2014-04-15 10:50:20 -09:00 at epicenter
Location
51.795°N 178.264°E
Depth
121.75 km (75.65 mi)

Posted on 16 April 2014 | 3:52 am

M 4.5 – 80km W of Iquique, Chile

Time
2014-04-15 16:54:19 UTC
2014-04-15 11:54:19 -05:00 at epicenter
Location
20.209°S 70.915°W
Depth
21.51 km (13.37 mi)

Posted on 16 April 2014 | 12:57 am

M 2.9 – 26km NW of Talkeetna, Alaska

Time
2014-04-15 16:51:07 UTC
2014-04-15 08:51:07 -08:00 at epicenter
Location
62.497°N 150.450°W
Depth
61.60 km (38.28 mi)

Posted on 16 April 2014 | 12:53 am

M 5.2 – 61km W of Iquique, Chile

PAGER – GREEN ShakeMap – IV

Time
2014-04-15 16:21:16 UTC
2014-04-15 11:21:16 -05:00 at epicenter
Location
20.191°S 70.734°W
Depth
15.30 km (9.51 mi)

Posted on 16 April 2014 | 12:23 am

M 5.2 – 71km W of Iquique, Chile

Time
2014-04-15 16:09:34 UTC
2014-04-15 11:09:34 -05:00 at epicenter
Location
20.227°S 70.831°W
Depth
18.66 km (11.59 mi)

Posted on 16 April 2014 | 12:12 am

M 4.6 – 132km SW of Jiquilillo, Nicaragua

Time
2014-04-15 15:57:44 UTC
2014-04-15 09:57:44 -06:00 at epicenter
Location
11.839°N 88.242°W
Depth
10.00 km (6.21 mi)

Posted on 16 April 2014 | 12:00 am

M 4.8 – 77km SSW of Kirakira, Solomon Islands

Time
2014-04-15 15:43:05 UTC
2014-04-16 02:43:05 +11:00 at epicenter
Location
11.120°S 161.698°E
Depth
35.00 km (21.75 mi)

Posted on 15 April 2014 | 11:45 pm

M 2.8 – 49km NNE of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska

Time
2014-04-15 15:37:27 UTC
2014-04-16 03:37:27 +12:00 at epicenter
Location
52.378°N 178.709°E
Depth
55.80 km (34.67 mi)

Posted on 15 April 2014 | 11:40 pm

M 4.5 – 49km W of Tobelo, Indonesia

Time
2014-04-15 14:08:03 UTC
2014-04-15 23:08:03 +09:00 at epicenter
Location
1.746°N 127.567°E
Depth
54.36 km (33.78 mi)

Posted on 15 April 2014 | 10:10 pm

M 4.7 – 66km W of Iquique, Chile

DYFI? – I

Time
2014-04-15 17:12:19 UTC
2014-04-15 12:12:19 -05:00 at epicenter
Location
20.179°S 70.781°W
Depth
15.80 km (9.82 mi)

Posted on 15 April 2014 | 9:44 pm

M 4.9 – 74km W of Iquique, Chile

DYFI? – I

Time
2014-04-15 18:59:40 UTC
2014-04-15 13:59:40 -05:00 at epicenter
Location
20.180°S 70.854°W
Depth
16.85 km (10.47 mi)

Posted on 15 April 2014 | 9:43 pm

M 3.8 – 95km WSW of Iquique, Chile

DYFI? – I

Time
2014-04-15 18:20:16 UTC
2014-04-15 13:20:16 -05:00 at epicenter
Location
20.553°S 70.991°W
Depth
16.20 km (10.07 mi)

Posted on 15 April 2014 | 9:42 pm

M 2.5 – 17km ENE of Honaunau-Napoopoo, Hawaii

Time
2014-04-15 13:31:18 UTC
2014-04-15 03:31:18 -10:00 at epicenter
Location
19.490°N 155.701°W
Depth
9.10 km (5.65 mi)

Posted on 15 April 2014 | 9:34 pm

M 4.2 – 52km SSE of Korsakov, Russia

Time
2014-04-15 13:31:25 UTC
2014-04-15 23:31:25 +10:00 at epicenter
Location
46.182°N 142.964°E
Depth
348.04 km (216.26 mi)

Posted on 15 April 2014 | 9:34 pm

M 5.6 – Southeast of Easter Island

PAGER – GREEN ShakeMap – I

Time
2014-04-15 13:31:32 UTC
2014-04-15 06:31:32 -07:00 at epicenter
Location
36.058°S 101.187°W
Depth
10.00 km (6.21 mi)

Posted on 15 April 2014 | 9:34 pm

M 4.6 – 148km SW of Vaini, Tonga

DYFI? – I

Time
2014-04-15 19:05:54 UTC
2014-04-15 07:05:54 -12:00 at epicenter
Location
21.998°S 176.357°W
Depth
175.95 km (109.33 mi)

Posted on 15 April 2014 | 9:05 pm

M 4.7 – 32km ESE of Oarai, Japan

DYFI? – I

Time
2014-04-15 18:36:10 UTC
2014-04-16 03:36:10 +09:00 at epicenter
Location
36.221°N 140.940°E
Depth
45.31 km (28.15 mi)

Posted on 15 April 2014 | 8:36 pm

M 5.3 – 156km SSE of Taron, Papua New Guinea

DYFI? – I

Time
2014-04-15 19:16:16 UTC
2014-04-16 05:16:16 +10:00 at epicenter
Location
5.665°S 153.776°E
Depth
47.56 km (29.55 mi)

Posted on 15 April 2014 | 7:40 pm

M 4.5 – 127km NNE of Lae, Papua New Guinea

Time
2014-04-15 11:22:34 UTC
2014-04-15 21:22:34 +10:00 at epicenter
Location
5.598°S 147.227°E
Depth
191.80 km (119.18 mi)

Posted on 15 April 2014 | 7:25 pm

M 2.8 – 114km SSE of Old Iliamna, Alaska

DYFI? – I

Time
2014-04-15 18:14:53 UTC
2014-04-15 10:14:53 -08:00 at epicenter
Location
58.758°N 154.366°W
Depth
100.00 km (62.14 mi)

Posted on 15 April 2014 | 6:42 pm

Earthquake – Google News

Hundreds of earthquakes strike central Idaho, rattling nerves – Reuters


KOMO News

Hundreds of earthquakes strike central Idaho, rattling nerves
Reuters
The recent earthquake swarm, beginning on March 24 and climaxed by a 4.9 magnitude tremor on Saturday, has produced no reports of injuries or severe damage but has rattled nerves in a region where Idaho's most powerful known quake, measured at 6.9, …
Flurry of earthquakes in central Idaho spurs installation of seismographsThe Oregonian
Earthquake felt in valley MondayIdaho Mountain Express and Guide

all 17 news articles »

Posted on 16 April 2014 | 1:30 am

Challis reacts to earthquake swarm – LocalNews8.com


Challis reacts to earthquake swarm
LocalNews8.com
In the past couple of weeks, Custer County has been rocked by a number of earthquakes. Since March 25, the area has experienced 21 earthquakes with a magnitude 2.0 or greater. Saturday's 4.9 quake didn't cause major damage, but residents reported …

Posted on 16 April 2014 | 1:30 am

A Map Of Every Earthquake Over The Last Century – io9


A Map Of Every Earthquake Over The Last Century
io9
This map takes every quake from the last century and plots them out to give a sense of the incredible scope — and the power — of earthquakes. The map is the work of Nathan Yau at FlowingData. Using USGS stats, Yau plotted 72,000 earthquakes topping …

Posted on 15 April 2014 | 2:53 pm

Earthquake: 3.0 quake strikes near Soledad, Calif. – Los Angeles Times


Earthquake: 3.0 quake strikes near Soledad, Calif.
Los Angeles Times
A shallow magnitude 3.0 earthquake was reported Tuesday morning 17 miles from Soledad, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 6:43 a.m. PDT at a depth of 3.1 miles. According to the USGS, the epicenter was 20 miles …

Posted on 15 April 2014 | 1:58 pm

String of earthquakes puts Nicaraguans on edge – Chron.com


Inside Costa Rica

String of earthquakes puts Nicaraguans on edge
Chron.com
Children lie on mattresses on sidewalks outside stores near their homes after several earthquakes in Managua, Nicaragua, just after sunrise Monday, April 14, 2014. The government is recommending people sleep outside after an earthquake occurred a bit …
Nicaraguans Alarmed By Earthquake AftershockHuffington Post
4 Hurt in Nicaragua earthquakeFox News Latino
Nicaragua on maximum alert after series of quakesBBC News
Reuters -Inside Costa Rica -The Globe and Mail
all 132 news articles »

Posted on 14 April 2014 | 8:49 pm

Promises of Preparedness Followed Devastating Earthquakes. And Yet. – New York Times


Promises of Preparedness Followed Devastating Earthquakes. And Yet.
New York Times
It is hard to imagine any people, collectively, being better prepared for earthquakes than the Japanese. Their country is one long seismic zone, which at any moment could, literally, rock and roll. Every Sept. 1, across the archipelago, Japanese engage
Oregon weather watch: Hailstones, earthquakes and landslidesThe Oregonian

all 4 news articles »

Posted on 14 April 2014 | 10:00 am

Powerful Earthquakes, Aftershocks Slam Solomon Islands – The Weather Channel


Powerful Earthquakes, Aftershocks Slam Solomon Islands
The Weather Channel
A series of powerful earthquakes, including a 7.6-magnitude quake and a reported 7.4-magnitude quake, struck off the coast of the Solomon Islands Sunday. There are no reports of damage or injuries at this time. The first, a 7.6-magnitude temblor, shook

Posted on 13 April 2014 | 8:36 pm

7.6 Earthquake Rocks Solomon Islands – The Weather Channel


7.6 Earthquake Rocks Solomon Islands
The Weather Channel
A reported 7.6 magnitude earthquake struck the Solomon Islands on Sunday morning around 7:14 a.m. local time, according to the United States Geological Survey. Tsunami warnings for the Solomon Islands, Vanuatu and Papua New Guinea were issued but …

Posted on 13 April 2014 | 1:05 am

Oklahoma rattled by an uptick in earthquakes – USA TODAY


Oklahoma rattled by an uptick in earthquakes
USA TODAY
Oklahoma, a state more known for tornadoes than seismic shifts, is becoming all too familiar with earthquakes of late. In the past seven days, 48 quakes larger than the magnitude of 2.5 have struck, says Paul Caruso, a geophysicist with the U.S

Posted on 12 April 2014 | 11:25 pm

Nicaragua Feels Second Strong Earthquake In Less Than A Day – The Weather Channel


Christian Science Monitor

Nicaragua Feels Second Strong Earthquake In Less Than A Day
The Weather Channel
Less than 24 hours after a 6.1-magnitude earthquake hit Nicaragua, a second earthquake shook the country Friday. The 6.6-magnitude quake struck near the city of Granada at 3:29 p.m. local time, the U.S. Geological Survey reports. There were no
Strong earthquake rocks NicaraguaCBS News
6.1-magnitude earthquake shakes NicaraguaFox News
Nicaragua: Earthquake and aftershock shake Nicaragua's western coastChristian Science Monitor
CNN
all 167 news articles »

Posted on 11 April 2014 | 9:26 pm

Earthquake – Yahoo News Search Results

Earthquake simulation tops one petaflop mark

Computer scientists, mathematicians and geophysicists have optimized the SeisSol earthquake simulation software on the SuperMUC high performance computer to push its performance beyond the 'magical' one petaflops mark — one quadrillion floating point operations per second.

Posted on 16 April 2014 | 7:27 am

Earthquake: 3.0 quake strikes near Soledad, Calif.

A shallow magnitude 3.0 earthquake was reported Tuesday morning 17 miles from Soledad, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 6:43 a.m. PDT at a depth of 3.1 miles.

Posted on 15 April 2014 | 2:13 pm

Earthquake: 2.6 quake strikes near Malibu

A shallow magnitude 2.6 earthquake was reported Sunday morning five miles from Malibu, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 8:25 a.m. PDT at a depth of 11.2 miles.

Posted on 13 April 2014 | 4:20 pm

Earthquake hits near Solomon Islands

An earthquake of magnitude 7.6 hits near the Solomon Islands, but no major damage is reported and a tsunami warning is cancelled.

Posted on 12 April 2014 | 8:59 pm

Nicaragua: Earthquake and aftershock shake Nicaragua's western coast

Nicaragua earthquake: A 6.1-magnitude earthquake hit the northern shore of Nicaragua's Lake Managua. A 5.1-magnitude aftershock hit the lake's southern shore half an hour later.

Posted on 11 April 2014 | 4:14 am

Powerful Chile Earthquake Leaves Astronomy Observatories Unscathed

The massive earthquake that struck Chile on Tuesday (April 1) left three main European-built observatories in the region relatively untouched despite causing damage and a tsunami along the country's western coast. The European Southern Observatory (ESO) operates three major observatories in Chile, each with multiple telescopes: the Paranal Observatory, which is home to Europe's Very Large …

Posted on 4 April 2014 | 9:46 pm

Chile Earthquake: Do Bigger Tremors Loom?

The 8.2-magnitude earthquake that rumbled off the northern coast of Chile on Tuesday (April 1) was located along the Pacific Ring of Fire, where plate boundaries grind past each other, producing tremors all the time. But this particular quake struck smack in the middle of a 320-mile (500 kilometers) stretch of Chile's coast that had been alarmingly quiet for more than a century, said Rick …

Posted on 3 April 2014 | 12:09 pm

Earthquake aftermath: Chile learns from 2010 quake missteps

The large earthquake that struck Chile Tuesday night didn't just trigger an emergency response and tsunami warning within minutes. It also called up memories of the failed 2010 response to another massive earthquake that triggered a devastating tsunami in southern Chile. It was an example of Chile's progress in natural-disaster preparedness, observers say. “[Chile's response] showed that …

Posted on 2 April 2014 | 11:02 pm

Chile Earthquake Unleashes Tsunami … and Sensors Track It

A powerful 8.2-magnitude earthquake that rocked Chile Tuesday night (April 1) originated in a seismic hotspot that has produced some of the world's strongest tremors in history. One of the worst-hit areas, Iquique, a port city in northern Chile, about 60 miles (96 kilometers) from the earthquake's epicenter, was hit by a tsunami wave of nearly 7 feet (2.1 meters). For comparison, the 9.0 …

Posted on 2 April 2014 | 10:57 pm

Chile Declares Disaster Zones After Earthquake Kills at Least Five Overnight

The large 8.2-magnitude earthquake that hit northern Chile last night triggered a small tsunami with waves measuring about 6.5 feet and prompted the government to declare affected regions to be disaster zones. A number of coastal areas, including Hawaii, were issued tsunami warnings, but the immediate risk seems to have passed:  Tsunami advisory issued for Hawaii following Chile earthquake …

Posted on 2 April 2014 | 11:36 am