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USGS Magnitude 2.5+ Earthquakes, Past Day

M 4.6 – 290km WNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia

Time
2014-10-02 07:59:58 UTC
2014-10-02 16:59:58 +09:00 at epicenter
Location
7.405°S 128.737°E
Depth
148.09 km (92.02 mi)

Posted on 2 October 2014 | 4:02 pm

M 4.6 – 260km SE of Lambasa, Fiji

Time
2014-10-02 07:42:52 UTC
2014-10-01 19:42:52 -12:00 at epicenter
Location
17.741°S 178.594°W
Depth
585.04 km (363.53 mi)

Posted on 2 October 2014 | 3:45 pm

M 5.0 – 77km NE of `Ohonua, Tonga

Time
2014-10-02 07:02:05 UTC
2014-10-01 19:02:05 -12:00 at epicenter
Location
20.868°S 174.387°W
Depth
10.00 km (6.21 mi)

Posted on 2 October 2014 | 3:04 pm

M 3.6 – 23km WSW of Medford, Oklahoma

ShakeMap – IV DYFI? – II

Time
2014-10-01 18:18:55 UTC
2014-10-01 13:18:55 -05:00 at epicenter
Location
36.765°N 97.986°W
Depth
5.00 km (3.11 mi)

Posted on 2 October 2014 | 2:59 pm

M 3.0 – 68km ESE of Lakeview, Oregon

Time
2014-10-01 20:55:55 UTC
2014-10-01 13:55:55 -07:00 at epicenter
Location
41.892°N 119.616°W
Depth
0.00 km (0.00 mi)

Posted on 2 October 2014 | 2:42 pm

M 4.6 – 115km WNW of Hofn, Iceland

Time
2014-10-02 06:39:35 UTC
2014-10-02 06:39:35 +00:00 at epicenter
Location
64.623°N 17.457°W
Depth
8.06 km (5.01 mi)

Posted on 2 October 2014 | 2:42 pm

M 3.2 – 67km ESE of Lakeview, Oregon

ShakeMap – III

Time
2014-10-01 19:54:15 UTC
2014-10-01 12:54:15 -07:00 at epicenter
Location
41.899°N 119.627°W
Depth
0.00 km (0.00 mi)

Posted on 2 October 2014 | 2:36 pm

M 4.8 – 263km SE of Lambasa, Fiji

DYFI? – I

Time
2014-10-02 13:50:59 UTC
2014-10-02 01:50:59 -12:00 at epicenter
Location
17.968°S 178.733°W
Depth
534.36 km (332.04 mi)

Posted on 2 October 2014 | 2:11 pm

M 5.7 – 65km SSW of Paratunka, Russia

PAGER – GREEN ShakeMap – IV DYFI? – II

Time
2014-10-02 12:57:06 UTC
2014-10-03 00:57:06 +12:00 at epicenter
Location
52.380°N 157.985°E
Depth
149.46 km (92.87 mi)

Posted on 2 October 2014 | 1:35 pm

M 4.6 – 34km E of Ishinomaki, Japan

Time
2014-10-02 05:32:37 UTC
2014-10-02 14:32:37 +09:00 at epicenter
Location
38.405°N 141.696°E
Depth
54.22 km (33.69 mi)

Posted on 2 October 2014 | 1:35 pm

M 2.5 – 44km E of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska

Time
2014-10-01 18:26:36 UTC
2014-10-01 09:26:36 -09:00 at epicenter
Location
51.920°N 177.503°W
Depth
80.00 km (49.71 mi)

Posted on 2 October 2014 | 1:30 pm

M 2.8 – 43km NE of Nikiski, Alaska

Time
2014-10-01 18:21:31 UTC
2014-10-01 10:21:31 -08:00 at epicenter
Location
61.015°N 150.830°W
Depth
63.50 km (39.46 mi)

Posted on 2 October 2014 | 1:03 pm

M 3.0 – 83km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands

DYFI? – I

Time
2014-10-02 08:25:18 UTC
2014-10-02 04:25:18 -04:00 at epicenter
Location
19.175°N 64.605°W
Depth
30.00 km (18.64 mi)

Posted on 2 October 2014 | 12:40 pm

M 2.7 – 67km ESE of Lakeview, Oregon

DYFI? – II

Time
2014-10-02 02:56:54 UTC
2014-10-01 19:56:54 -07:00 at epicenter
Location
41.899°N 119.624°W
Depth
0.00 km (0.00 mi)

Posted on 2 October 2014 | 12:03 pm

M 4.3 – 75km SSW of Ocos, Guatemala

Time
2014-10-02 03:34:49 UTC
2014-10-01 21:34:49 -06:00 at epicenter
Location
13.900°N 92.501°W
Depth
36.52 km (22.69 mi)

Posted on 2 October 2014 | 11:37 am

M 2.6 – 12km SSE of Perry, Oklahoma

Time
2014-10-02 01:20:00 UTC
2014-10-01 20:20:00 -05:00 at epicenter
Location
36.178°N 97.245°W
Depth
7.28 km (4.52 mi)

Posted on 2 October 2014 | 9:22 am

M 4.9 – 123km WNW of Hofn, Iceland

Time
2014-10-02 00:37:02 UTC
2014-10-02 00:37:02 +00:00 at epicenter
Location
64.552°N 17.675°W
Depth
8.82 km (5.48 mi)

Posted on 2 October 2014 | 8:39 am

M 5.0 – 57km ENE of `Ohonua, Tonga

Time
2014-10-02 00:13:39 UTC
2014-10-01 12:13:39 -12:00 at epicenter
Location
21.156°S 174.425°W
Depth
10.00 km (6.21 mi)

Posted on 2 October 2014 | 8:16 am

M 3.2 – 20km S of Avalon, California

DYFI? – III

Time
2014-10-02 05:12:33 UTC
2014-10-01 22:12:33 -07:00 at epicenter
Location
33.157°N 118.316°W
Depth
0.05 km (0.03 mi)

Posted on 2 October 2014 | 6:13 am

M 3.0 – 3km SSE of Guthrie, Oklahoma

DYFI? – III

Time
2014-10-01 22:15:01 UTC
2014-10-01 17:15:01 -05:00 at epicenter
Location
35.847°N 97.414°W
Depth
3.48 km (2.16 mi)

Posted on 2 October 2014 | 5:23 am

M 5.1 – Northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge

Time
2014-10-01 19:20:11 UTC
2014-10-01 16:20:11 -03:00 at epicenter
Location
31.432°N 41.044°W
Depth
10.97 km (6.82 mi)

Posted on 2 October 2014 | 3:22 am

M 3.0 – 40km SSW of South Dos Palos, California

Time
2014-10-01 18:17:40 UTC
2014-10-01 11:17:40 -07:00 at epicenter
Location
36.631°N 120.842°W
Depth
6.28 km (3.90 mi)

Posted on 2 October 2014 | 2:20 am

M 4.6 – 114km S of Akureyri, Iceland

Time
2014-10-01 17:59:52 UTC
2014-10-01 17:59:52 +00:00 at epicenter
Location
64.660°N 17.838°W
Depth
8.61 km (5.35 mi)

Posted on 2 October 2014 | 2:02 am

M 4.4 – 94km ENE of San Pedro de Atacama, Chile

Time
2014-10-01 17:26:58 UTC
2014-10-01 13:26:58 -04:00 at epicenter
Location
22.461°S 67.439°W
Depth
162.47 km (100.95 mi)

Posted on 2 October 2014 | 1:29 am

M 4.8 – 15km SSW of Obigarm, Tajikistan

Time
2014-10-01 16:49:20 UTC
2014-10-01 21:49:20 +05:00 at epicenter
Location
38.593°N 69.634°E
Depth
11.80 km (7.33 mi)

Posted on 2 October 2014 | 12:51 am

M 2.5 – 68km ESE of Lakeview, Oregon

DYFI? – II

Time
2014-10-01 17:36:25 UTC
2014-10-01 10:36:25 -07:00 at epicenter
Location
41.861°N 119.647°W
Depth
2.41 km (1.50 mi)

Posted on 1 October 2014 | 10:41 pm

M 2.8 – 16km NE of Perry, Oklahoma

DYFI? – III

Time
2014-10-01 21:17:11 UTC
2014-10-01 16:17:11 -05:00 at epicenter
Location
36.392°N 97.153°W
Depth
5.00 km (3.11 mi)

Posted on 1 October 2014 | 10:04 pm

Earthquake – Google News

Earthquake near Parsons rattles walls – Joplin Globe


news9.com KWTV

Earthquake near Parsons rattles walls
Joplin Globe
A pair of earthquakes were reported within hours of each other Tuesday morning in Harper County in the south-central part of the state but apparently didn't cause any damage. The U.S. Geological Survey reported the first earthquake was a magnitude-3.3 …
Earthquake: 3.2 quake strikes near Avalon, Calif.Los Angeles Times
USGS Reports 3.6 Magnitude Earthquake Near Medfordnews9.com KWTV
3.2 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Near Catalina IslandMyNewsLA.com

all 6 news articles »

Posted on 2 October 2014 | 1:05 am

AmCan approves earthquake repair funds Plan B – Vallejo Times Herald


Emergency Management

AmCan approves earthquake repair funds Plan B
Vallejo Times Herald
AMERICAN CANYON >> Just in case the federal government fails to approve FEMA funds to help individuals and businesses recover from the Aug. 24 South Napa earthquake, city officials here on Tuesday created an alternative. City Councilman Mark …
Opinions Divided Over Value of Earthquake InsuranceEmergency Management
Grants available for earthquake repairsNapa Valley Register
South Napa quake victims warned to watch out for scammersabc7news.com
JamBase
all 7 news articles »

Posted on 1 October 2014 | 11:39 pm

4.1 Magnitude Earthquake Shakes South Kansas – WIBW


KWCH

4.1 Magnitude Earthquake Shakes South Kansas
WIBW
HARPER, Kan. (WIBW) — A 4.1 magnitude earthquake shook south-central Kansas late Tuesday morning according to the USGS. The earthquake struck near Harper Kansas, about 50 miles southwest of Wichita just before 10:00 a.m. The USGS estimates an …
Small earthquakes rattle Kansas, OklahomaKWCH
4.2-magnitude earthquake reported in north OklahomaNewsOK.com
4.2 earthquake felt across northwest OklahomaEnid News & Eagle
WTHI
all 56 news articles »

Posted on 30 September 2014 | 11:22 pm

An Utterly Terrifying Risk Assessment of California’s Next Big Earthquake – CityLab


CityLab

An Utterly Terrifying Risk Assessment of California's Next Big Earthquake
CityLab
"When the San Andreas earthquake happens in Southern California—and that's the most-likely big earthquake in the United States—we know that all of the transportation life lines, the electric systems, the water systems, the gas lines, that cross the

and more »

Posted on 30 September 2014 | 8:27 pm

Skeletons Shed Light on Ancient Earthquake in Israel – Discovery News


Discovery News

Skeletons Shed Light on Ancient Earthquake in Israel
Discovery News
The skeletons could be dated to the 363 earthquake because of coins found trapped between the basilica floor and some architectural elements made of marble. “The latest of those coins dated to 362 A.D. About three feet above the debris of the basilica

Posted on 30 September 2014 | 7:50 pm

Two Oklahoma earthquakes recorded today – Tulsa World


Two Oklahoma earthquakes recorded today
Tulsa World
Oklahoma also recorded 2.7 and 4.1 magnitude earthquakes Monday near Perry, with two more earthquakes of 2.6 and 3.1 magnitude recorded Monday near Medford and Langston, according to the USGS. Oklahoma recorded 16 earthquakes during the past …

Posted on 30 September 2014 | 6:30 pm

Earthquake Swarm Near Mammoth Lakes Area Nothing To Be Concerned About … – SFist


Tech Times

Earthquake Swarm Near Mammoth Lakes Area Nothing To Be Concerned About
SFist
A swarm of over 700 small earthquakes (you read that right) measuring mostly under 2.0 that began on Thursday in Long Valley, seven miles east of the Mammoth Lakes resort area, is being "closely tracked" by the United States Geological Survey. However …
Earthquake swarm rock Mammoth Lakes: No megaquake brewing, USGS Tech Times
Earthquake Swarm in Mammoth Lakes AreaKTVN

all 6 news articles »

Posted on 29 September 2014 | 10:28 pm

Peru earthquake kills eight in Andes village – BBC News


BBC News

Peru earthquake kills eight in Andes village
BBC News
At least eight people have died in an earthquake in southern Peru, officials announced on Sunday. The 4.9-magnitude quake hit the Cusco region in the early hours of Sunday. Worst affected was the remote Andean village of Misca, where 45 homes …
4.9-Magnitude Earthquake in Peru Kills at Least 8, Damages 300 HomesThe Weather Channel
Earthquake kills 8 in southern PeruFox News Latino
At least eight killed in earthquake in southern PeruReuters
Latin Post -Aljazeera.com -Fox News
all 130 news articles »

Posted on 29 September 2014 | 10:03 am

Getting ready for the big one: How earthquake early warning systems could save … – GeekWire


GeekWire

Getting ready for the big one: How earthquake early warning systems could save
GeekWire
Japan, Mexico, Taiwan, Turkey, and Italy have rolled out full-fledged earthquake early warning systems and used them to shut down industrial and medical processes, avert transportation disasters (imagine an airplane halting its takeoff or landing

Posted on 28 September 2014 | 3:11 pm

Large Earthquake Rattles Alaska – Wall Street Journal


New York Daily News

Large Earthquake Rattles Alaska
Wall Street Journal
A strong earthquake jolted the Anchorage, Alaska, area Thursday morning, toppling bottles and other items off shelves and sending frightened people in the street but apparently causing no significant damage or injuries. The 6.2-magnitude earthquake
Alaska Shaken By Strong Earthquake; No Tsunami ExpectedHuffington Post
Powerful 6.2 magnitude earthquake hits Alaska, felt in AnchorageNew York Daily News
Strong earthquake shakes wide area across AlaskaFairbanks Daily News-Miner
USA TODAY
all 323 news articles »

Posted on 25 September 2014 | 8:11 pm

Earthquake – Yahoo News Search Results

Was Monday’s mild quake a prelude to a ‘big one’?

A seismologist yesterday allayed public fears that the 2.7-magnitude earthquake that struck Monday night tremor will soon lead to a big earthquake. However, Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) supervising science research specialist Jane Punongbayan said the mild tremor “is a gentle reminder that a bigger earthquake may occur and we should be prepared.” The mild …

Posted on 1 October 2014 | 12:05 am

Earthquake simulator gives real life experience

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) Earthquakes may be rare in Indiana, but our state is inside the Wabash Valley Seismic zone. That means earthquakes can and do happen.

Posted on 30 September 2014 | 8:05 pm

Earthquake in southern Peru destroys 90 percent of remote Andean village; 8 dead

JC Finley LIMA, Sept. 29 (UPI) — An 4.9-magnitude earthquake shook southern Peru early Sunday, causing significant structural damage to a remote village and killing at least eight people.

Posted on 29 September 2014 | 1:03 pm

Mysterious Colorado Rock Formation May Be Result of 'Natural Fracking'

An ancient, catastrophic flood or earthquake may explain how a bewildering rock formation in Colorado's Rocky Mountains formed, a new study finds. For more than 120 years, geologists have wondered how giant chunks of Tava sandstone, a sedimentary rock, had become inserted into a section of the igneous rocks that shape the backbone of the Front Range, within the southern Rockies. The rocks within …

Posted on 29 September 2014 | 12:08 pm

Earthquake swarm: What caused hundreds of mini-quakes?

An earthquake swarm hit Mammoth Lakes late last week, with more than 600 earthquakes hitting the region within 24 hours. The earthquake swarm is not connected to volcanic activity, scientists say.

Posted on 28 September 2014 | 4:05 pm

Earthquake swarm: Why 600 mini-quakes hit Mammoth Lakes, Calif.

Earthquake swarm: Hundreds of small earthquakes over two days near Mammoth Lakes do not appear to be a precursor to a big quake or a volcanic eruption.

Posted on 27 September 2014 | 1:50 pm

Alaska earthquake: Powerful temblor rattles Anchorage

Alaska's earthquake had a preliminary magnitude of 6.2. It lingered for at least a minute in some areas, and was felt across much of the state.

Posted on 26 September 2014 | 4:04 am

Powerful earthquake rattles large swath of Alaska

A powerful earthquake shook up a large swath of Alaska, including the state's largest city.

Posted on 26 September 2014 | 1:45 am

Well Water May Contain Earthquake Warning Signs

Spikes in sodium and hydrogen in well water warned of mounting strain before two Iceland earthquakes, geologists say. "All we found is chemical changes before two earthquakes, and that's it," said lead study author Alasdair Skelton, a geochemist at Stockholm University in Sweden. On the other hand, Skelton did intend to prove that water chemistry foretells earthquakes. "We had reason to believe …

Posted on 21 September 2014 | 5:07 pm

Weird Earth Movement After Japan Earthquake Finally Explained

Japan's terrifying 2011 Tohoku-Oki earthquake unleashed about 1,000 years of pent-up pressure that was stored between two colliding tectonic plates.

Posted on 18 September 2014 | 3:38 pm