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USGS Magnitude 2.5+ Earthquakes, Past Day

M 4.4 – 71km W of Illapel, Chile

Time
2016-12-08 05:42:58 UTC
2016-12-08 00:42:58 -05:00 at epicenter
Location
31.625°S 71.916°W
Depth
10.00 km (6.21 mi)

Posted on 8 December 2016 | 7:09 am

M 2.6 – 51km SE of Lakeview, Oregon

Time
2016-12-08 05:27:12 UTC
2016-12-07 21:27:12 -08:00 at epicenter
Location
41.851°N 119.925°W
Depth
8.20 km (5.10 mi)

Posted on 8 December 2016 | 5:31 am

M 5.9 – 57km SSE of Shihezi, China

PAGER – GREEN ShakeMap – VI DYFI? – VII

Time
2016-12-08 05:15:04 UTC
2016-12-08 13:15:04 +08:00 at epicenter
Location
43.816°N 86.304°E
Depth
13.70 km (8.51 mi)

Posted on 8 December 2016 | 7:21 am

M 2.7 – 10km S of Emajagua, Puerto Rico

Time
2016-12-08 04:50:15 UTC
2016-12-08 00:50:15 -04:00 at epicenter
Location
17.906°N 65.888°W
Depth
7.00 km (4.35 mi)

Posted on 8 December 2016 | 5:04 am

M 5.0 – 50km ENE of Hirara, Japan

Time
2016-12-08 03:18:11 UTC
2016-12-08 11:18:11 +08:00 at epicenter
Location
25.050°N 125.706°E
Depth
48.46 km (30.11 mi)

Posted on 8 December 2016 | 3:30 am

M 2.8 – 8km S of Emajagua, Puerto Rico

Time
2016-12-08 02:38:54 UTC
2016-12-07 22:38:54 -04:00 at epicenter
Location
17.920°N 65.884°W
Depth
8.00 km (4.97 mi)

Posted on 8 December 2016 | 3:09 am

M 4.3 – 38km SW of Bilungala, Indonesia

Time
2016-12-08 00:55:07 UTC
2016-12-08 08:55:07 +08:00 at epicenter
Location
0.092°N 123.017°E
Depth
178.48 km (110.90 mi)

Posted on 8 December 2016 | 1:17 am

M 2.7 – 10km S of Emajagua, Puerto Rico

Time
2016-12-08 00:37:10 UTC
2016-12-07 20:37:10 -04:00 at epicenter
Location
17.903°N 65.892°W
Depth
10.00 km (6.21 mi)

Posted on 8 December 2016 | 3:31 am

M 4.9 – 41km SW of Ashkasham, Afghanistan

Time
2016-12-08 00:07:34 UTC
2016-12-08 04:37:34 +04:30 at epicenter
Location
36.466°N 71.150°E
Depth
84.60 km (52.57 mi)

Posted on 8 December 2016 | 12:26 am

M 2.5 – 21km SE of Clinton, Montana

Time
2016-12-07 23:15:08 UTC
2016-12-07 16:15:08 -07:00 at epicenter
Location
46.620°N 113.536°W
Depth
5.00 km (3.11 mi)

Posted on 7 December 2016 | 11:30 pm

M 3.0 – 99km NE of Road Town, British Virgin Islands

Time
2016-12-07 22:52:36 UTC
2016-12-07 18:52:36 -04:00 at epicenter
Location
19.131°N 64.049°W
Depth
28.00 km (17.40 mi)

Posted on 7 December 2016 | 11:27 pm

M 4.3 – 110km SW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia

Time
2016-12-07 21:06:55 UTC
2016-12-08 05:06:55 +08:00 at epicenter
Location
0.213°N 126.553°E
Depth
39.28 km (24.41 mi)

Posted on 7 December 2016 | 10:23 pm

M 3.1 – 42km SSW of Amukta Island, Alaska

Time
2016-12-07 18:40:02 UTC
2016-12-07 07:40:02 -11:00 at epicenter
Location
52.132°N 171.493°W
Depth
41.40 km (25.72 mi)

Posted on 7 December 2016 | 11:41 pm

M 3.1 – 44km ENE of Maneadero, B.C., MX

Time
2016-12-07 17:50:51 UTC
2016-12-07 09:50:51 -08:00 at epicenter
Location
31.799°N 116.110°W
Depth
11.22 km (6.97 mi)

Posted on 8 December 2016 | 1:23 am

M 4.5 – 9km SW of Reuleuet, Indonesia

Time
2016-12-07 16:05:43 UTC
2016-12-07 23:05:43 +07:00 at epicenter
Location
5.161°N 96.217°E
Depth
16.82 km (10.45 mi)

Posted on 7 December 2016 | 10:12 pm

M 5.3 – 38km N of Amahai, Indonesia

Time
2016-12-07 13:42:38 UTC
2016-12-07 22:42:38 +09:00 at epicenter
Location
2.989°S 128.860°E
Depth
40.63 km (25.25 mi)

Posted on 7 December 2016 | 4:38 pm

M 4.4 – 15km WSW of Kaikoura, New Zealand

Time
2016-12-07 11:30:22 UTC
2016-12-07 23:30:22 +12:00 at epicenter
Location
42.452°S 173.507°E
Depth
16.08 km (9.99 mi)

Posted on 7 December 2016 | 11:04 pm

M 3.5 – 65km E of Chignik Lake, Alaska

ShakeMap – III

Time
2016-12-07 10:41:42 UTC
2016-12-07 01:41:42 -09:00 at epicenter
Location
56.253°N 157.708°W
Depth
35.00 km (21.75 mi)

Posted on 7 December 2016 | 11:00 am

M 4.6 – 116km SE of Muara Siberut, Indonesia

Time
2016-12-07 10:31:58 UTC
2016-12-07 17:31:58 +07:00 at epicenter
Location
2.349°S 99.943°E
Depth
40.20 km (24.98 mi)

Posted on 7 December 2016 | 11:19 am

M 4.6 – 36km ESE of San Ignacio, Peru

DYFI? – IV

Time
2016-12-07 10:24:55 UTC
2016-12-07 05:24:55 -05:00 at epicenter
Location
5.304°S 78.717°W
Depth
10.00 km (6.21 mi)

Posted on 7 December 2016 | 4:29 pm

M 2.6 – 5km WNW of La Parguera, Puerto Rico

Time
2016-12-07 09:27:18 UTC
2016-12-07 05:27:18 -04:00 at epicenter
Location
17.987°N 67.096°W
Depth
14.00 km (8.70 mi)

Posted on 7 December 2016 | 12:01 pm

M 5.0 – 147km WSW of Vaini, Tonga

Time
2016-12-07 09:18:53 UTC
2016-12-06 21:18:53 -12:00 at epicenter
Location
21.872°S 176.431°W
Depth
149.11 km (92.65 mi)

Posted on 7 December 2016 | 9:35 am

M 2.6 – 5km WSW of La Parguera, Puerto Rico

Time
2016-12-07 09:04:15 UTC
2016-12-07 05:04:15 -04:00 at epicenter
Location
17.964°N 67.099°W
Depth
14.00 km (8.70 mi)

Posted on 7 December 2016 | 9:47 am

M 4.9 – 101km WNW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia

Time
2016-12-07 08:36:22 UTC
2016-12-07 16:36:22 +08:00 at epicenter
Location
1.119°N 126.522°E
Depth
54.95 km (34.14 mi)

Posted on 7 December 2016 | 8:56 am

M 3.0 – 52km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

Time
2016-12-07 08:22:01 UTC
2016-12-07 03:22:01 -05:00 at epicenter
Location
18.903°N 68.032°W
Depth
55.00 km (34.18 mi)

Posted on 7 December 2016 | 11:40 am

M 2.6 – 54km SSW of Cantwell, Alaska

Time
2016-12-07 08:17:30 UTC
2016-12-06 23:17:30 -09:00 at epicenter
Location
62.933°N 149.350°W
Depth
61.90 km (38.46 mi)

Posted on 7 December 2016 | 8:46 am

Earthquake – Google News

Residents evacuated as 6.2-magnitude earthquake hits Xinjiang in western China – South China Morning Post


South China Morning Post

Residents evacuated as 6.2-magnitude earthquake hits Xinjiang in western China
South China Morning Post
The quake struck at 1.15pm in the city of Changji's Hutubi county in Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, according to the China Earthquake Networks Centre. The US Geological Survey measured the quake at a magnitude of 5.9.

and more »

Posted on 8 December 2016 | 5:56 am

The Latest: Indonesia Earthquake Death Toll Rises to 102 – ABC News


ABC News

The Latest: Indonesia Earthquake Death Toll Rises to 102
ABC News
Rescuers carry a body bag containing the body of a victim recovered from under the rubble of a building that collapsed after an earthquake in Pidie Jaya, Aceh province, Indonesia, Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016. A strong undersea earthquake rocked Indonesia's …
Indonesia earthquake: Rescuers search for survivors after over 100 killedCNN
Rescuers comb Indonesia earthquake rubble for 2nd day; death toll rises to 102Chicago Tribune
Indonesia Earthquake Kills More Than 100 in Aceh ProvinceNew York Times
Voice of America –NPR –Fox News
all 674 news articles »

Posted on 8 December 2016 | 4:24 am

Wellington region updates tsunami warning maps after recent earthquake – Waikato Times


Waikato Times

Wellington region updates tsunami warning maps after recent earthquake
Waikato Times
Wellington Region Emergency Management Office (Wremo) updated the maps to better reflect the areas most at risk of tsunami damage after a large earthquake. It has also boosted the online accessibility of the maps, making them available in .jpg and …

and more »

Posted on 8 December 2016 | 1:16 am

New Zealand cuts budget surplus forecast on earthquake costs – Reuters


New Zealand cuts budget surplus forecast on earthquake costs
Reuters
WELLINGTON Dec 8 The New Zealand government downgraded its budget surplus estimate for 2016/17, largely due to an estimated NZ$1 billion in net costs related to a devastating earthquake that rocked the island nation last month. The government …

and more »

Posted on 8 December 2016 | 12:37 am

Watch Every Recorded Earthquake Around the World in the Last 15 Years (in Under 4 Minutes) – Foreign Policy (blog)


Foreign Policy (blog)

Watch Every Recorded Earthquake Around the World in the Last 15 Years (in Under 4 Minutes)
Foreign Policy (blog)
They include the December 2004, 9.1-magnitude earthquake that sparked a devastating tsunami on coastlines of the Indian Ocean; the 8.8-magnitude earthquake in Chile in 2010 that killed over 500; and the 9.0-magnitude earthquake off the coast of Japan …

and more »

Posted on 7 December 2016 | 7:27 pm

Video: Indonesians dig out from widespread earthquake destruction – PBS NewsHour


PBS NewsHour

Video: Indonesians dig out from widespread earthquake destruction
PBS NewsHour
Reuters correspondent Kanupriya Kapoor describes in a Skype interview the widespread destruction caused by Wednesday's earthquake in Indonesia. In the early morning hours Wednesday, Indonesia was hit by a 6.5-magnitude earthquake, which …

and more »

Posted on 7 December 2016 | 6:38 pm

No earthquake damage to Radisson – Trinidad & Tobago Express


Trinidad & Tobago Express

No earthquake damage to Radisson
Trinidad & Tobago Express
Radisson Trinidad and Tobago's chairman Issa Nicholas has dismissed reports that the hotel suffered structural damage as a result of Tuesday nights 6.1 magnitude earthquake. Following the earthquake, a picture began circulating on social media showing …

Posted on 7 December 2016 | 6:29 pm

At least 97 dead after magnitude-6.5 earthquake rocks Indonesia – Fox News


At least 97 dead after magnitude-6.5 earthquake rocks Indonesia
Fox News
MEUREUDU, Indonesia – A strong earthquake rocked Indonesia's Aceh province early on Wednesday, killing nearly 100 people and sparking a frantic rescue effort in the rubble of dozens of collapsed and damaged buildings. PAKISTAN PASSENGER JET …

Posted on 7 December 2016 | 11:33 am

4.2 magnitude earthquake hits Gujarat’s Kutch district – The Hindu


The Hindu

4.2 magnitude earthquake hits Gujarat's Kutch district
The Hindu
Tremors were felt in parts of Kutch district of Gujarat as an earthquake measuring 4.2 on the Richter scale hit the area on Wednesday morning, an official said. However, no loss of life or damage to property was reported following the quake, officials

and more »

Posted on 7 December 2016 | 10:30 am

Small earthquake reported near Lenoir – WCNC.com


WCNC.com

Small earthquake reported near Lenoir
WCNC.com
"1841 Cafe" owner Vickie Setzer said she was washing dishes in her restaurant's kitchen when she felt the earthquake. "I just looked down and thought, 'Hmm, what happened?'" Stezer said. "I didn't even know there was an earthquake." Caldwell County's …

Posted on 6 December 2016 | 9:21 pm

Earthquake – BingNews

Rescuers search rubble after deadly earthquake in Indonesia

MEUREUDU, Indonesia — A strong undersea earthquake rocked Indonesia’s Aceh province early on Wednesday, killing nearly 100 people and sparking a frantic rescue effort in the rubble of dozens of collapsed and damaged buildings. Maj. Gen. Tatang Sulaiman …

Posted on 7 December 2016 | 11:18 pm

Indonesia’s Aceh Hit by Earthquake, Killing at Least 97 People

JAKARTA, Indonesia—A strong predawn earthquake struck Indonesia’s Aceh province on Wednesday, killing more than 90 people and injuring several hundred others, disaster officials said. Casualties are expected to rise, the officials said, as searchers …

Posted on 7 December 2016 | 11:18 pm

Death toll from Indonesian earthquake rises to 102 as the desperate search for survivors continues – with thousands of homeless forced to sleep next to piles of rubble

Rescuers using excavators to dig through tonnes of rubble from an earthquake that struck Indonesia’s Aceh province on Wednesday have discovered more bodies with the death toll rising to 102. More devastating images have emerged of rescue efforts in Aceh’s …

Posted on 7 December 2016 | 10:23 pm

Raw: Search For Indonesia Earthquake Survivors

Raw: Search For Indonesia Earthquake Survivors Rescue workers, soldiers and police combed through the rubble of a devastated town in Indonesia’s Aceh province Thursday, resuming a search for earthquake survivors that rain and blackouts had stopped.

Posted on 7 December 2016 | 10:23 pm

Indonesia Earthquake Kills More Than 100 in Aceh Province

JAKARTA, Indonesia — More than 100 people were killed early Wednesday and more were feared dead after a powerful earthquake struck the Indonesian island of Sumatra, with many of the victims crushed to death in their homes as they slept. The earthquake …

Posted on 7 December 2016 | 8:41 pm

The Latest: Indonesia earthquake death toll rises to 102

MEUREUDU, Indonesia — The Latest on a magnitude 6.5 earthquake in Indonesia’s Aceh province (all times local): 11:10 a.m. A spokesman for Indonesia’s National Disaster Mitigation Agency says the death toll from Wednesday’s earthquake has risen to …

Posted on 7 December 2016 | 8:27 pm

Indonesia earthquake: Rescuers search for survivors after over 100 killed

(CNN)Rescuers are combing through the rubble for survivors after an earthquake Wednesday morning in Indonesia’s Aceh province. At least 102 people were killed, including young children, and 136 seriously injured, according to Indonesia’s Disaster …

Posted on 7 December 2016 | 8:19 pm

AP PHOTOS: Indonesian towns reel from earthquake devastation

PIDIE JAYA, Indonesia – Damage from the earthquake that shook Indonesia’s Aceh province on Wednesday is extensive in towns near the epicenter. A market was leveled, and other buildings reduced to chunks of cement and twisted rebar. Crowds form around …

Posted on 6 December 2016 | 9:00 pm

Frantic rescue effort as Indonesia earthquake death toll nears 100

BIREUEN, Indonesia — A strong undersea earthquake rocked Indonesia’s Aceh province early on Wednesday, killing almost 100 people and causing dozens of buildings to collapse. The U.S. Geological Survey said the shallow 6.5-magnitude earthquake that …

Posted on 6 December 2016 | 8:25 pm

Deadly magnitude 6.5 earthquake hits Aceh in Indonesia

An earthquake off Indonesia’s northern Aceh province has killed at least 97 people, say local military officials. The magnitude 6.5 quake struck just off the north-east coast of Sumatra island, where dozens of buildings have collapsed and many people are …

Posted on 6 December 2016 | 4:00 pm