Posts Tagged: ring of fire

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)

Something Strange Is Happening Inside Earth’s Core

Why are “giant fountains of lava” suddenly pouring out of some of the most dangerous volcanoes on the entire planet, and why are so many long dormant volcanoes suddenly roaring back to life? The spectacular eruption of Mt. Etna in

Something Strange Is Happening Inside Earth’s Core

Why are “giant fountains of lava” suddenly pouring out of some of the most dangerous volcanoes on the entire planet, and why are so many long dormant volcanoes suddenly roaring back to life? The spectacular eruption of Mt. Etna in

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

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

5.2 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Near Koshigaya, Japan

A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Koshigaya in Japan. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at

5.2 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Near Koshigaya, Japan

A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Koshigaya in Japan. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at

San Francisco Rumbles With Earthquake Magnitude 3.5 In East Bay

A magnitude-3.5 earthquake struck near Piedmont Tuesday morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The quake struck at 12:50 a.m. roughly two miles east-southeast of Piedmont at a recorded depth of 2.98 miles. Original Article:http://www.sfgate.com/news/bayarea/article/Magnitude-3-5-Earthquake-Strikes-This-Morning-9218995.php

San Francisco Rumbles With Earthquake Magnitude 3.5 In East Bay

A magnitude-3.5 earthquake struck near Piedmont Tuesday morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The quake struck at 12:50 a.m. roughly two miles east-southeast of Piedmont at a recorded depth of 2.98 miles. Original Article:http://www.sfgate.com/news/bayarea/article/Magnitude-3-5-Earthquake-Strikes-This-Morning-9218995.php