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USGS Magnitude 2.5+ Earthquakes, Past Day

M 2.8 – 70km N of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands

Time
2014-04-23 19:02:24 UTC
2014-04-23 15:02:24 -04:00 at epicenter
Location
18.969°N 65.027°W
Depth
38.00 km (23.61 mi)

Posted on 24 April 2014 | 3:05 am

M 2.6 – 2km WNW of Miranda, Puerto Rico

Time
2014-04-23 18:59:29 UTC
2014-04-23 14:59:29 -04:00 at epicenter
Location
18.398°N 66.408°W
Depth
116.00 km (72.08 mi)

Posted on 24 April 2014 | 3:02 am

M 4.4 – 90km SW of Corinto, Nicaragua

Time
2014-04-23 18:56:42 UTC
2014-04-23 12:56:42 -06:00 at epicenter
Location
11.980°N 87.831°W
Depth
51.69 km (32.12 mi)

Posted on 24 April 2014 | 2:59 am

M 5.1 – 20km SW of Lata, Solomon Islands

DYFI? – I

Time
2014-04-24 02:17:30 UTC
2014-04-24 13:17:30 +11:00 at epicenter
Location
10.825°S 165.685°E
Depth
40.60 km (25.23 mi)

Posted on 24 April 2014 | 2:33 am

M 4.1 – 86km E of Nikolski, Alaska

Time
2014-04-23 18:25:34 UTC
2014-04-23 07:25:34 -11:00 at epicenter
Location
52.940°N 167.586°W
Depth
38.21 km (23.74 mi)

Posted on 24 April 2014 | 2:28 am

M 5.1 – Northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge

Time
2014-04-23 18:21:09 UTC
2014-04-23 15:21:09 -03:00 at epicenter
Location
14.831°N 45.036°W
Depth
11.74 km (7.29 mi)

Posted on 24 April 2014 | 2:23 am

M 4.2 – 50km SW of Taltal, Chile

Time
2014-04-23 18:15:16 UTC
2014-04-23 13:15:16 -05:00 at epicenter
Location
25.765°S 70.779°W
Depth
24.29 km (15.09 mi)

Posted on 24 April 2014 | 2:18 am

M 3.3 – 98km W of Ferndale, California

DYFI? – I

Time
2014-04-23 22:00:45 UTC
2014-04-23 14:00:45 -08:00 at epicenter
Location
40.638°N 125.421°W
Depth
22.90 km (14.23 mi)

Posted on 24 April 2014 | 1:53 am

M 2.5 – 64km SSE of Adak, Alaska

Time
2014-04-23 17:08:47 UTC
2014-04-23 05:08:47 -12:00 at epicenter
Location
51.324°N 176.388°W
Depth
25.70 km (15.97 mi)

Posted on 24 April 2014 | 1:11 am

M 4.6 – 76km WSW of Panguna, Papua New Guinea

Time
2014-04-23 17:00:42 UTC
2014-04-24 03:00:42 +10:00 at epicenter
Location
6.605°S 154.856°E
Depth
64.12 km (39.84 mi)

Posted on 24 April 2014 | 1:04 am

M 4.4 – 79km SSW of Palimbang, Philippines

Time
2014-04-23 16:18:33 UTC
2014-04-24 00:18:33 +08:00 at epicenter
Location
5.544°N 123.919°E
Depth
529.19 km (328.82 mi)

Posted on 24 April 2014 | 12:21 am

M 2.7 – 129km NNW of Kodiak Station, Alaska

DYFI? – I

Time
2014-04-24 00:01:18 UTC
2014-04-23 14:01:18 -10:00 at epicenter
Location
58.736°N 153.818°W
Depth
100.00 km (62.14 mi)

Posted on 24 April 2014 | 12:06 am

M 3.4 – 26km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

Time
2014-04-23 15:59:21 UTC
2014-04-23 10:59:21 -05:00 at epicenter
Location
18.760°N 68.235°W
Depth
136.00 km (84.51 mi)

Posted on 24 April 2014 | 12:02 am

M 3.2 – 152km NNW of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands

Time
2014-04-23 15:37:49 UTC
2014-04-23 11:37:49 -04:00 at epicenter
Location
19.688°N 65.242°W
Depth
78.00 km (48.47 mi)

Posted on 23 April 2014 | 11:40 pm

M 3.5 – 7km ESE of Lincoln, Montana

ShakeMap – IV DYFI? – III

Time
2014-04-23 14:41:58 UTC
2014-04-23 06:41:58 -08:00 at epicenter
Location
46.924°N 112.595°W
Depth
16.00 km (9.94 mi)

Posted on 23 April 2014 | 11:15 pm

M 4.7 – 112km NE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand

DYFI? – I

Time
2014-04-23 22:42:23 UTC
2014-04-23 10:42:23 -12:00 at epicenter
Location
30.710°S 178.071°W
Depth
35.00 km (21.75 mi)

Posted on 23 April 2014 | 11:13 pm

M 5.0 – 93km S of Naze, Japan

DYFI? – I

Time
2014-04-23 22:25:07 UTC
2014-04-24 07:25:07 +09:00 at epicenter
Location
27.531°N 129.353°E
Depth
37.34 km (23.20 mi)

Posted on 23 April 2014 | 10:44 pm

M 4.9 – 157km SW of Panguna, Papua New Guinea

Time
2014-04-23 14:20:52 UTC
2014-04-24 00:20:52 +10:00 at epicenter
Location
7.468°S 154.641°E
Depth
34.01 km (21.13 mi)

Posted on 23 April 2014 | 10:23 pm

M 3.1 – 11km SE of Alva, Oklahoma

DYFI? – II

Time
2014-04-23 15:35:33 UTC
2014-04-23 08:35:33 -07:00 at epicenter
Location
36.719°N 98.588°W
Depth
5.00 km (3.11 mi)

Posted on 23 April 2014 | 9:55 pm

M 4.6 – 89km NNW of Laiwui, Indonesia

Time
2014-04-23 13:12:26 UTC
2014-04-23 21:12:26 +08:00 at epicenter
Location
0.583°S 127.423°E
Depth
126.41 km (78.55 mi)

Posted on 23 April 2014 | 9:15 pm

M 4.6 – 173km SW of Panguna, Papua New Guinea

Time
2014-04-23 13:03:42 UTC
2014-04-23 23:03:42 +10:00 at epicenter
Location
7.450°S 154.394°E
Depth
64.43 km (40.03 mi)

Posted on 23 April 2014 | 9:06 pm

M 5.0 – South of the Fiji Islands

DYFI? – I

Time
2014-04-23 20:04:06 UTC
2014-04-23 08:04:06 -12:00 at epicenter
Location
23.774°S 179.837°W
Depth
533.40 km (331.44 mi)

Posted on 23 April 2014 | 8:54 pm

M 2.7 – 109km SSW of Atka, Alaska

Time
2014-04-23 12:39:16 UTC
2014-04-23 00:39:16 -12:00 at epicenter
Location
51.285°N 174.790°W
Depth
23.00 km (14.29 mi)

Posted on 23 April 2014 | 8:41 pm

M 2.9 – 114km NNE of San Juan, Puerto Rico

Time
2014-04-23 11:40:25 UTC
2014-04-23 07:40:25 -04:00 at epicenter
Location
19.479°N 65.870°W
Depth
28.00 km (17.40 mi)

Posted on 23 April 2014 | 7:43 pm

M 4.7 – 157km SW of Panguna, Papua New Guinea

Time
2014-04-23 09:03:32 UTC
2014-04-23 19:03:32 +10:00 at epicenter
Location
7.485°S 154.666°E
Depth
29.38 km (18.26 mi)

Posted on 23 April 2014 | 5:06 pm

M 5.0 – 162km SW of Panguna, Papua New Guinea

Time
2014-04-23 08:58:38 UTC
2014-04-23 18:58:38 +10:00 at epicenter
Location
7.475°S 154.576°E
Depth
39.91 km (24.80 mi)

Posted on 23 April 2014 | 5:01 pm

M 3.4 – 65km NE of Road Town, British Virgin Islands

Time
2014-04-23 08:20:43 UTC
2014-04-23 04:20:43 -04:00 at epicenter
Location
18.903°N 64.263°W
Depth
33.00 km (20.51 mi)

Posted on 23 April 2014 | 4:23 pm

M 4.0 – 61km NNW of Talkeetna, Alaska

Time
2014-04-23 07:57:40 UTC
2014-04-22 21:57:40 -10:00 at epicenter
Location
62.831°N 150.556°W
Depth
95.50 km (59.34 mi)

Posted on 23 April 2014 | 4:00 pm

M 4.7 – 118km S of Kirakira, Solomon Islands

Time
2014-04-23 07:39:08 UTC
2014-04-23 18:39:08 +11:00 at epicenter
Location
11.527°S 161.925°E
Depth
17.39 km (10.81 mi)

Posted on 23 April 2014 | 3:41 pm

M 4.9 – 103km WSW of Panguna, Papua New Guinea

Time
2014-04-23 05:57:46 UTC
2014-04-23 15:57:46 +10:00 at epicenter
Location
6.761°S 154.657°E
Depth
35.00 km (21.75 mi)

Posted on 23 April 2014 | 2:00 pm

M 5.4 – 111km WSW of Panguna, Papua New Guinea

Time
2014-04-23 05:40:02 UTC
2014-04-23 15:40:02 +10:00 at epicenter
Location
6.633°S 154.524°E
Depth
43.92 km (27.29 mi)

Posted on 23 April 2014 | 1:42 pm

M 3.0 – 96km N of San Juan, Puerto Rico

DYFI? – II

Time
2014-04-23 06:14:59 UTC
2014-04-23 02:14:59 -04:00 at epicenter
Location
19.329°N 65.992°W
Depth
77.00 km (47.85 mi)

Posted on 23 April 2014 | 1:07 pm

M 3.1 – 42km SW of Manley Hot Springs, Alaska

Time
2014-04-23 03:55:20 UTC
2014-04-22 17:55:20 -10:00 at epicenter
Location
64.737°N 151.277°W
Depth
10.00 km (6.21 mi)

Posted on 23 April 2014 | 11:58 am

Earthquake – Google News

Fracking foes challenge Ohio earthquake assurances – SFGate


Fracking foes challenge Ohio earthquake assurances
SFGate
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A citizens group said Wednesday it isn't taking the word of state regulators that new permitting guidelines will protect public health after earthquakes in northeast Ohio were linked to the gas drilling method of hydraulic

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Posted on 23 April 2014 | 10:58 pm

Earthquake Early Warning – California Academy of Sciences


California Academy of Sciences

Earthquake Early Warning
California Academy of Sciences
Mexico's 7.2-magnitude earthquake last week scared locals, but it caused no major damage. No large buildings fell and no deaths were reported. One thing that may have helped: Mexico's early warning system for earthquakes. The announcement that a …

Posted on 23 April 2014 | 5:40 pm

Elite Mexican Earthquake Rescue Team Develops Survival Device – Newsweek


Newsweek

Elite Mexican Earthquake Rescue Team Develops Survival Device
Newsweek
A group of earthquake experts in Mexico has developed a survival device that can both send out a person's geo-coordinates and play a message of encouragement to those buried under rubble. The gadget comes at a pertinent time: A magnitude-7.2 …

Posted on 23 April 2014 | 3:56 pm

USGS: 10 earthquakes in Oklahoma since Sunday – Tulsa World


Emergency Management

USGS: 10 earthquakes in Oklahoma since Sunday
Tulsa World
The U.S. Geological Survey recorded 10 earthquakes in Oklahoma since Sunday, including a 4.0 magnitude quake. At 10:35 a.m. today, a 3.1 magnitude quake recorded about 7 miles southeast of Alva in Woods County. On Tuesday, Oklahoma had four …
Facing an Uptick in Earthquakes, Oklahoma Consults CaliforniaEmergency Management
Earthquake Today: 2 Earthquakes Hit OklahomaThe Epoch Times
3.2 Magnitude Earthquake Recorded Near Enidnews9.com KWTV
Newsmax.com -News On 6
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Posted on 23 April 2014 | 3:11 pm

Chile’s Recent Earthquake Defied Expectations – Scientific American


Scientific American

Chile's Recent Earthquake Defied Expectations
Scientific American
But as she scrolled through a list of earthquakes on her mobile phone, she saw that overnight a series of quakes had rocked the coast of northern Chile — almost exactly where she had installed a seismometer network a few years earlier. “I saw the 8.2

Posted on 23 April 2014 | 3:03 pm

From the archive, 23 April 1884: Essex rocked by earthquake – The Guardian


The Guardian

From the archive, 23 April 1884: Essex rocked by earthquake
The Guardian
A real earthquake, though it may be necessary to confess it a very small one, is something to be proud of in this country. That which was felt yesterday in parts of Essex and Suffolk was so far respectable as to be able to secure a place in

Posted on 23 April 2014 | 6:01 am

Earthquake: 2.3 quake strikes near Cobb, Calif. – Los Angeles Times


The Atlantic Cities

Earthquake: 2.3 quake strikes near Cobb, Calif.
Los Angeles Times
A shallow magnitude 2.3 earthquake was reported early Tuesday morning five miles from Cobb, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 3:47 a.m. PDT at a depth of 1.2 miles. According to the USGS, the epicenter was 13
Spike in Earthquakes? An 'Illusion' Raises New QuestionsNBCNews.com
Mapping More Than a Century of Major EarthquakesThe Atlantic Cities
EARTHQUAKE ACTIVITY CONTINUES ALONG NORTH AND SOUTH AMERICASurfline.com Surf News

all 7 news articles »

Posted on 22 April 2014 | 12:24 pm

4.4 earthquake in Slovenia, Italy, nr nuclear plant – RT


RT

4.4 earthquake in Slovenia, Italy, nr nuclear plant
RT
A 4.4-magnitude earthquake has struck Slovenia southwest of the country's capital, Ljubljana, at a depth of 12.4 kilometers, says USGS. According to the European-Mediterranean Seismological Center, the magnitude of the quake was measured at 4.5, with a …
4.7 magnitude earthquake rocks SloveniaDalje.com
Strong Earthquake Shakes South-West SloveniaSTA – Slovenska Tiskovna Agencija (subscription)

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Posted on 22 April 2014 | 11:13 am

The Parkfield Experiment Was the Closest We’ve Ever Come to Predicting an … – Slate Magazine


Slate Magazine

The Parkfield Experiment Was the Closest We've Ever Come to Predicting an
Slate Magazine
The 1970s was to be the decade when earthquake prediction became a reality. In 1975 the Chinese government announced that it had ordered an evacuation of a major city hours before a major quake struck. The Russians were saying that they were using a …

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Posted on 21 April 2014 | 10:42 pm

Powerful Quake Rattles Papua New Guinea – The Weather Channel


Powerful Quake Rattles Papua New Guinea
The Weather Channel
A powerful 7.5-magnitude earthquake was recorded off the coast of Papua New Guinea Saturday, and a tsunami warning was issued for a short time for both Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands. The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake was …

Posted on 20 April 2014 | 10:24 pm

Earthquake – Yahoo News Search Results

Earthquake bill 'could unnecessarily sting Waikato'

The Waikato Mayoral Forum is warning local Waikato communities could individually face multi-million dollar expenditure to comply with "excessive" new earthquake legislation being promoted by the Government. "The forum accepts the need for legislative change but believes the current proposals are excessive and don’t include an appropriate risk assessment process," said chairman Allan Sanson …

Posted on 22 April 2014 | 10:45 pm

Earthquake: 3.2 quake strikes near Lake Isabella in Kern County

A shallow magnitude 3.2 earthquake was reported Saturday evening eight miles from Bodfish, Calif., near Lake Isabella in Kern County, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 10:12 p.m. Pacific time at a depth of 0 miles.

Posted on 20 April 2014 | 6:39 am

Papua New Guinea earthquake: One of six strong quakes this week

Papua New Guinea earthquake: The island nation was shaken by a magnitude 7.5 earthquake Saturday. An initial tsunami warning was later canceled. No serious injuries or damage was reported.

Posted on 19 April 2014 | 4:00 pm

Mexico earthquake shakes Acapulco, surrounding area

Mexico earthquake: A powerful quake struck Mexico's Pacific coast, shaking and cracking buildings in the southwestern state of Guerrero . There have been no reports of fatalities. 

Posted on 18 April 2014 | 11:00 pm

Earthquake hits Mexico, shakes buildings

A powerful earthquake shook Mexico on Friday, damaging more than 100 homes in the southwestern state of Guerrero and opening cracks in some buildings but there were no reports of deaths.

Posted on 18 April 2014 | 3:15 pm

Second earthquake hits East Midlands

Experts confirm the Rutland town of Oakham has had its second earthquake in two days but there are no reports of injuries or damage.

Posted on 18 April 2014 | 8:15 am

Earthquake Swarm Shakes Central Idaho

A magnitude-4.9 earthquake in central Idaho on Saturday (April 12) was the biggest of three weeks of small to moderate temblors that have unnerved residents in this remote region of the Northwest. Seismologists are now installing at least three portable earthquake-monitoring instruments near the town of Challis to better understand the cause of the seismic swarm. While small earthquakes are …

Posted on 17 April 2014 | 2:34 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

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

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