Posts Tagged: ring of fire

Chile Rocked By 6.9 Magnitude Earthquake

The quake was centered about 85 miles (137 km) from Santiago, and some 22 miles (35 km) west of the coastal city of Valparaiso   SANTIAGO, April 24 (Reuters) – A strong earthquake of magnitude 6.9 struck off the west

Chile Rocked By 6.9 Magnitude Earthquake

The quake was centered about 85 miles (137 km) from Santiago, and some 22 miles (35 km) west of the coastal city of Valparaiso   SANTIAGO, April 24 (Reuters) – A strong earthquake of magnitude 6.9 struck off the west

Shallow 6.1 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes The Aleutian Islands, Alaska

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.1 hit Near Islands, Aleutian Islands at 10:50 UTC on March 27, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). The epicenter is located 66 km (41

Shallow 6.1 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes The Aleutian Islands, Alaska

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.1 hit Near Islands, Aleutian Islands at 10:50 UTC on March 27, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). The epicenter is located 66 km (41

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