Posts Tagged: earthquake

5.1 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Near Solomon Islands

A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 54 kilometers (34 miles) from Auki in Solomon Islands. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/03/17 / 2017-03-20 04:24:39 / March 20, 2017 @ 4:24 am. The

5.1 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Near Solomon Islands

A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 54 kilometers (34 miles) from Auki in Solomon Islands. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/03/17 / 2017-03-20 04:24:39 / March 20, 2017 @ 4:24 am. The

7.8 Magnitude Earthquake Rocks New Zealand, Causes Tsunami

November 2016 – CHRISTCHURCH, NZ – A powerful 7.8–magnitude earthquake rocked New Zealand’s South Island on Sunday, triggering high waves and a tsunami warning as people fled buildings in a panic. The quake struck around 50 kilometers (around 30 miles)

7.8 Magnitude Earthquake Rocks New Zealand, Causes Tsunami

November 2016 – CHRISTCHURCH, NZ – A powerful 7.8–magnitude earthquake rocked New Zealand’s South Island on Sunday, triggering high waves and a tsunami warning as people fled buildings in a panic. The quake struck around 50 kilometers (around 30 miles)

Major Earthquake Rocks Papua New Guinea

A MAJOR 8.0 magnitude earthquake has struck 47km west of Arawa on Bougainville Island, Papua New Guinea, the United States Geological Survey (USGC) reports. The US Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre (PTWC) has warned a “widespread tsunami” is possible due to

Major Earthquake Rocks Papua New Guinea

A MAJOR 8.0 magnitude earthquake has struck 47km west of Arawa on Bougainville Island, Papua New Guinea, the United States Geological Survey (USGC) reports. The US Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre (PTWC) has warned a “widespread tsunami” is possible due to

Earthquake-Triggered Avalanche Smashes Hotel, Kills 29 In Italy

ROME — An earthquake-triggered avalanche buried a hotel at a ski resort in central Italy, leaving up to 29 hotel guests and workers missing or dead, rescue workers said early Thursday. Authorities battled atrocious weather conditions overnight as they tried

Earthquake-Triggered Avalanche Smashes Hotel, Kills 29 In Italy

ROME — An earthquake-triggered avalanche buried a hotel at a ski resort in central Italy, leaving up to 29 hotel guests and workers missing or dead, rescue workers said early Thursday. Authorities battled atrocious weather conditions overnight as they tried

6.5 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes California Coast

A magnitude 6.5 earthquake shook off the coast of far Northern California Thursday morning. The US Geological Survey says the earthquake happened at 6:49 a.m. about 110 miles southwest of Eureka. According to the USGS map, the quake occurred on

6.5 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes California Coast

A magnitude 6.5 earthquake shook off the coast of far Northern California Thursday morning. The US Geological Survey says the earthquake happened at 6:49 a.m. about 110 miles southwest of Eureka. According to the USGS map, the quake occurred on

Double Tectonic Shifts May Have Caused New Zealand Earthquake

SYDNEY (Reuters) – The powerful earthquake that struck New Zealand was unusual in that a big event on one fault may have immediately triggered a big event on a second fault, experts said on Monday. An earthquake of magnitude 7.8

Double Tectonic Shifts May Have Caused New Zealand Earthquake

SYDNEY (Reuters) – The powerful earthquake that struck New Zealand was unusual in that a big event on one fault may have immediately triggered a big event on a second fault, experts said on Monday. An earthquake of magnitude 7.8

Strong 5.9 Earthquake Strikes Colombia

A powerful earthquake measuring 5.9 magnitude has struck northwest Colombia, the US Geological Survey reports. The epicenter of the quake was located some 129 km (about 66 miles) north northwest of the country’s second largest city, Medellin, at a depth

Strong 5.9 Earthquake Strikes Colombia

A powerful earthquake measuring 5.9 magnitude has struck northwest Colombia, the US Geological Survey reports. The epicenter of the quake was located some 129 km (about 66 miles) north northwest of the country’s second largest city, Medellin, at a depth