| Latest News, Videos and Live Video

Saturday February 13th 2016

Earthquake News Latest Earthquakes Today Worldwide Real-Time Updates

Earthquake news + latest earthquakes today from around the world updated in real-time by RSS feeds, latest news is lower down the page below today’s latest earthquakes!

USGS Magnitude 2.5+ Earthquakes, Past Day

M 2.5 – 13km SSE of Fern Acres, Hawaii

DYFI? – I

Time
2016-02-13 10:30:06 UTC
2016-02-13 00:30:06 -10:00 at epicenter
Location
19.396°N 155.028°W
Depth
1.35 km (0.84 mi)

Posted on 13 February 2016 | 10:36 am

M 2.6 – 9km SE of Pawnee, Oklahoma

DYFI? – III

Time
2016-02-13 10:01:32 UTC
2016-02-13 04:01:32 -06:00 at epicenter
Location
36.270°N 96.739°W
Depth
5.38 km (3.34 mi)

Posted on 13 February 2016 | 10:25 am

M 4.0 – 96km NNW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico

DYFI? – I

Time
2016-02-13 07:49:47 UTC
2016-02-13 03:49:47 -04:00 at epicenter
Location
19.288°N 67.479°W
Depth
61.00 km (37.90 mi)

Posted on 13 February 2016 | 9:12 am

M 3.2 – 71km ESE of Lakeview, Oregon

ShakeMap – III DYFI? – I

Time
2016-02-13 05:26:14 UTC
2016-02-12 21:26:14 -08:00 at epicenter
Location
41.884°N 119.591°W
Depth
9.30 km (5.78 mi)

Posted on 13 February 2016 | 6:03 am

M 5.2 – 10km NW of Torata, Peru

DYFI? – III

Time
2016-02-13 03:46:45 UTC
2016-02-12 22:46:45 -05:00 at epicenter
Location
17.011°S 70.913°W
Depth
114.36 km (71.06 mi)

Posted on 13 February 2016 | 4:17 am

M 2.9 – 1km N of The Geysers, California

DYFI? – III

Time
2016-02-13 02:23:19 UTC
2016-02-12 18:23:19 -08:00 at epicenter
Location
38.792°N 122.758°W
Depth
0.98 km (0.61 mi)

Posted on 13 February 2016 | 5:43 am

M 3.3 – 24km SW of Alpaugh, California

DYFI? – II

Time
2016-02-13 02:19:28 UTC
2016-02-12 18:19:28 -08:00 at epicenter
Location
35.728°N 119.672°W
Depth
24.17 km (15.02 mi)

Posted on 13 February 2016 | 5:00 am

M 4.7 – 26km WSW of Gadung, Philippines

Time
2016-02-13 00:59:21 UTC
2016-02-13 08:59:21 +08:00 at epicenter
Location
6.746°N 123.790°E
Depth
581.42 km (361.28 mi)

Posted on 13 February 2016 | 9:02 am

M 4.2 – 54km N of Madang, Papua New Guinea

DYFI? – III

Time
2016-02-12 23:05:23 UTC
2016-02-13 09:05:23 +10:00 at epicenter
Location
4.736°S 145.860°E
Depth
57.27 km (35.59 mi)

Posted on 13 February 2016 | 12:28 am

M 4.5 – 37km NNW of Iquique, Chile

DYFI? – II

Time
2016-02-12 22:32:04 UTC
2016-02-12 19:32:04 -03:00 at epicenter
Location
19.919°S 70.296°W
Depth
63.64 km (39.54 mi)

Posted on 13 February 2016 | 1:33 am

M 5.1 – 132km SE of Kirakira, Solomon Islands

Time
2016-02-12 20:56:50 UTC
2016-02-13 07:56:50 +11:00 at epicenter
Location
11.316°S 162.767°E
Depth
9.20 km (5.72 mi)

Posted on 13 February 2016 | 4:59 am

M 4.6 – 65km NNE of Palue, Indonesia

Time
2016-02-12 20:41:09 UTC
2016-02-13 04:41:09 +08:00 at epicenter
Location
7.949°S 122.983°E
Depth
248.26 km (154.26 mi)

Posted on 13 February 2016 | 4:43 am

M 2.6 – 10km NE of Stillwater, Oklahoma

DYFI? – III

Time
2016-02-12 20:37:49 UTC
2016-02-12 14:37:49 -06:00 at epicenter
Location
36.184°N 96.971°W
Depth
13.65 km (8.48 mi)

Posted on 13 February 2016 | 1:08 am

M 3.9 – 153km SE of Akutan, Alaska

Time
2016-02-12 20:03:28 UTC
2016-02-12 09:03:28 -11:00 at epicenter
Location
53.178°N 164.111°W
Depth
22.87 km (14.21 mi)

Posted on 13 February 2016 | 4:06 am

M 4.1 – 19km SW of Leilani Estates, Hawaii

PAGER – GREEN ShakeMap – IV DYFI? – IV

Time
2016-02-12 19:23:05 UTC
2016-02-12 09:23:05 -10:00 at epicenter
Location
19.351°N 155.052°W
Depth
8.25 km (5.13 mi)

Posted on 13 February 2016 | 10:02 am

M 5.1 – 189km WSW of Lata, Solomon Islands

Time
2016-02-12 19:19:29 UTC
2016-02-13 06:19:29 +11:00 at epicenter
Location
11.179°S 164.161°E
Depth
19.53 km (12.14 mi)

Posted on 13 February 2016 | 3:21 am

M 4.8 – 60km NE of Yonakuni, Japan

Time
2016-02-12 18:11:45 UTC
2016-02-13 02:11:45 +08:00 at epicenter
Location
24.877°N 123.390°E
Depth
31.59 km (19.63 mi)

Posted on 13 February 2016 | 2:14 am

M 2.8 – 8km SSE of Volcano, Hawaii

DYFI? – II

Time
2016-02-12 15:56:30 UTC
2016-02-12 05:56:30 -10:00 at epicenter
Location
19.358°N 155.213°W
Depth
3.77 km (2.34 mi)

Posted on 13 February 2016 | 2:48 am

M 4.8 – 73km NNW of Lae, Papua New Guinea

Time
2016-02-12 15:19:01 UTC
2016-02-13 01:19:01 +10:00 at epicenter
Location
6.104°S 146.746°E
Depth
57.03 km (35.44 mi)

Posted on 12 February 2016 | 11:21 pm

M 4.9 – 66km S of Hihifo, Tonga

Time
2016-02-12 14:09:20 UTC
2016-02-12 02:09:20 -12:00 at epicenter
Location
16.551°S 173.817°W
Depth
13.17 km (8.18 mi)

Posted on 12 February 2016 | 10:11 pm

M 4.3 – 11km WNW of Sandy Point Town, Saint Kitts and Nevis

Time
2016-02-12 12:59:34 UTC
2016-02-12 08:59:34 -04:00 at epicenter
Location
17.376°N 62.943°W
Depth
129.05 km (80.19 mi)

Posted on 12 February 2016 | 9:02 pm

M 4.5 – 70km NW of Nago, Japan

DYFI? – IV

Time
2016-02-12 12:59:31 UTC
2016-02-12 21:59:31 +09:00 at epicenter
Location
27.084°N 127.536°E
Depth
90.82 km (56.43 mi)

Posted on 13 February 2016 | 7:42 am

M 2.9 – 69km NW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico

Time
2016-02-12 12:57:42 UTC
2016-02-12 07:57:42 -05:00 at epicenter
Location
18.890°N 67.614°W
Depth
8.00 km (4.97 mi)

Posted on 12 February 2016 | 9:00 pm

Earthquake – Google News

Death toll rises to 108 in Taiwan earthquake – CNN


CNN

Death toll rises to 108 in Taiwan earthquake
CNN
(CNN) The number of people killed by the magnitude-6.4 earthquake that struck southern Taiwan has risen to 108, the Tainan City Disaster Response Center reported Friday. At least eight people are still trapped in the rubble of the Weiguan Golden Dragon …
Taiwan Earthquake Death Toll Rises to More Than 110Wall Street Journal
Taiwan Earthquake: Death Toll Rises To 112 As More Victims Are Pulled Out Of Collapsed BuildingInternational Business Times
113 Bodies Pulled out From Taiwan Quake Rubble; 4 MissingABC News
The San Diego Union-Tribune
all 384 news articles »

Posted on 13 February 2016 | 2:47 am

Earthquake: 3.3 quake strikes near Lost Hills, Calif. – Los Angeles Times


Los Angeles Times

Earthquake: 3.3 quake strikes near Lost Hills, Calif.
Los Angeles Times
A shallow magnitude 3.3 earthquake was reported Friday evening seven miles from Lost Hills, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 6:19 p.m. Pacific time at a depth of 14.9 miles. According to the USGS, the epicenter

Posted on 13 February 2016 | 2:24 am

Earthquake app may one day warn you tremors are coming – CNN


CNN

Earthquake app may one day warn you tremors are coming
CNN
(CNN) What would you do with a 40-second warning that an earthquake is coming? Scientists at the University of California in Berkeley released a smartphone app Friday they hope one day will let people know a tremor is coming and give them time to move …
'MyShake' App Turns Your Smartphone into Earthquake DetectorLive Science
Smartphones could become the earthquake sensors of the futureBusiness Insider
How To Turn Your Phone Into An Earthquake DetectorFortune
Science Advances –Popular Mechanics –OregonLive.com
all 138 news articles »

Posted on 13 February 2016 | 1:36 am

Should Oklahoma get involved in the earthquake insurance business? – kfor.com


kfor.com

Should Oklahoma get involved in the earthquake insurance business?
kfor.com
OKLAHOMA – Senator Clark Jolley said he's fielded a lot of calls from concerned constituents in Edmond worried about earthquake insurance. “There's a lot of fear that companies that are offering earthquake coverage right now are just going to bolt and
State now getting into earthquake insuranceKOKH FOX25
Bill proposes state help for earthquake insuranceKOKI FOX 23

all 5 news articles »

Posted on 13 February 2016 | 12:04 am

4.1 Earthquake Shakes Hawaii Island – Big Island Video News


Big Island Video News

4.1 Earthquake Shakes Hawaii Island
Big Island Video News
UPDATE: The USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory revised the magnitude of the quake back to 4.1., and issued a media release which we have posted below. HAWAII ISLAND – A magnitude 4.1 earthquake rattled parts of Hawaii Island on Friday morning.
UPDATE: No Tsunami Threat Following 4.1M Kilauea EarthquakeBig Island Now
No Tsunami After 4.0 Kīlauea EarthquakeMaui Now

all 9 news articles »

Posted on 12 February 2016 | 7:45 pm

Strong earthquake rocks eastern Indonesia – USA TODAY


Business Insider

Strong earthquake rocks eastern Indonesia
USA TODAY
JAKARTA, Indonesia – A strong undersea earthquake has hit off the coast of eastern Indonesia, but no injuries or serious damage was reported immediately. The Indonesian Meteorology and Geophysics Agency said the temblor Friday had a magnitude of 6.6 …
Strong Earthquake Rocks East Indonesia; Communications LostABC News
Strong earthquake strikes eastern IndonesiaBusiness Insider
Magnitude-6.5 earthquake hits Indonesian islandCNN

all 194 news articles »

Posted on 12 February 2016 | 11:27 am

Op-ed: Berkeley needs to spend money to upgrade earthquake shelters – Berkeleyside


Op-ed: Berkeley needs to spend money to upgrade earthquake shelters
Berkeleyside
It is estimated that between 3,000-12,000 households in Berkeley will be displaced after a major earthquake. Of those, it is assumed that approximately 1,000-4,000 households will seek temporary shelter provided by the Red Cross or the City. The rest

and more »

Posted on 11 February 2016 | 11:11 pm

Natural Resources Canada investigating NB earthquake swarm – CTV News


CTV News

Natural Resources Canada investigating NB earthquake swarm
CTV News
An earthquake swarm in the village of McAdam, N.B., has caught the attention of Natural Resources Canada, which has dispatched a team to look into what's happening underground. McAdam's high school is now home to a seismometer, which is bolted to …
Earthquake 'swarm' rattles East Coast villageThe Weather Network

all 17 news articles »

Posted on 11 February 2016 | 10:31 pm

Taiwan earthquake death toll rises to 59 – USA TODAY


USA TODAY

Taiwan earthquake death toll rises to 59
USA TODAY
TAINAN, Taiwan – The death toll from a weekend earthquake in Taiwan rose to 59 on Thursday, with 76 people still missing and presumed trapped under the rubble of a collapsed residential building, the Ministry of Interior said. The 16-story Weiguan
Taiwan earthquake leaves students dead and locked in each other's armsDaily Mail
Taiwan earthquake death toll rises to 59; 76 still missingWKYC-TV
Taiwanese City Moves Against Builder's Holdings After EarthquakeNew York Times

all 253 news articles »

Posted on 11 February 2016 | 11:51 am

Taiwan Earthquake Investigators Arrest Developer of Collapsed Building – New York Times


New York Times

Taiwan Earthquake Investigators Arrest Developer of Collapsed Building
New York Times
TAINAN, Taiwan — The police have arrested the builder of a 17-story apartment complex that collapsed in a predawn earthquake on Saturday here in southwestern Taiwan, the city government announced Tuesday afternoon.
Police Arrest Taiwanese Developer Who Built Apartments Destroyed in EarthquakeTIME
Shoddy construction suspected in Taiwan earthquake collapseLos Angeles Times
Taiwan earthquake: developer of collapsed tower block arrestedThe Guardian
NPR –89.3 KPCC –Christian Science Monitor
all 1,131 news articles »

Posted on 9 February 2016 | 11:58 am

Earthquake – Bing News

Taiwan earthquake:115 bodies pulled from rubble after devastating tremor

A baby boy is rescued from a collapsed building (Picture: AP) Rescuers have pulled out 115 bodies in the week since a powerful earthquake struck Taiwan’s oldest city of Tainan, leaving only two missing in the rubble of a collapsed 17-storey residential …

Posted on 13 February 2016 | 2:41 am

Earthquake detection? There’s an app for that

Scientists in California announced a new app yesterday that will use technology built into smartphones to crowdsource real-time data about earthquakes. The app, called MyShake, uses cellphone motion sensors to recognize the shaking of an earthquake as it …

Posted on 13 February 2016 | 2:30 am

More than 100 people killed in Taiwan earthquake; over 500 injured

Tainan: Rescuers have found the bodies of more than 100 people killed after an apartment block in Taiwan collapsed during an earthquake one week ago, emergency services said on Saturday. Only three residents of the Wei-kuan complex in the southern city of …

Posted on 13 February 2016 | 2:30 am

App Shakes Up Earthquake Science by Turning Users into Sensors

NEW YORK – Smartphones could become the makeshift quake detectors of the future, thanks to a new app launched Friday designed to track tremors and potentially save the lives of its users. MyShake, available on Android, links users to become an all-in-one …

Posted on 13 February 2016 | 2:10 am

Taiwan Earthquake Death Toll Rises to More Than 110

BEIJING—The death toll from last weekend’s earthquake in Taiwan rose to 113, as workers in the southern city of Tainan pulled scores of bodies from the rubble. According to the government’s Central News Agency, only two people were still listed as …

Posted on 13 February 2016 | 12:21 am

Taiwan earthquake death toll rises to 112

Taipei: The death toll in a powerful earthquake that struck Taiwan on February 6 has risen to 112 with five people still reported missing, the authorities announced on Saturday. Efforts are on to locate the missing people who were believed to be trapped …

Posted on 12 February 2016 | 10:59 pm

Android will rock! Scientists create crowdsourced earthquake detector app for phones

Early warning systems for earthquakes can reduce harm to people and infrastructure, but the costs tend to be prohibitive. To get around that, scientists have created a new app to predict tremors by crowdsourcing phones as background quake detectors.

Posted on 12 February 2016 | 10:24 pm

Death toll rises to 108 in Taiwan earthquake

(CNN)The number of people killed by the magnitude-6.4 earthquake that struck southern Taiwan has risen to 108, the Tainan City Disaster Response Center reported Friday. At least eight people are still trapped in the rubble of the Weiguan Golden Dragon high …

Posted on 12 February 2016 | 7:58 pm

Earthquake app may one day warn you tremors are coming

(CNN)What would you do with a 40-second warning that an earthquake is coming? Scientists at the University of California in Berkeley released a smartphone app Friday they hope one day will let people know a tremor is coming and give them time to move to a …

Posted on 12 February 2016 | 5:53 pm

Should Oklahoma get involved in the earthquake insurance business?

OKLAHOMA – Senator Clark Jolley said he’s fielded a lot of calls from concerned constituents in Edmond worried about earthquake insurance. “There’s a lot of fear that companies that are offering earthquake coverage right now are just going to bolt …

Posted on 12 February 2016 | 5:25 pm