Posts Tagged: USGS

Deadly 6.7 Magnitude Earthquake Rocks Islands Near Greece, Causes Tsunami

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.7 hit Dodecanese Islands, Greece – western Turkey border region at 22:31 UTC on July 20, 2017 (01:31 local time, July 21), triggering a small tsunami. The agency is reporting a

Deadly 6.7 Magnitude Earthquake Rocks Islands Near Greece, Causes Tsunami

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.7 hit Dodecanese Islands, Greece – western Turkey border region at 22:31 UTC on July 20, 2017 (01:31 local time, July 21), triggering a small tsunami. The agency is reporting a

MAJOR 7.7 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Near Aleutian Trench; Tsunami Threat Issued

A major earthquake registered by the USGS as M7.7 hit near Komandorskiye Ostrova, Russia at 23:34 UTC on July 17, 2017. The agency is reporting a shallow depth of 11 km (6.8 miles.) This is the 4th earthquake in this area

MAJOR 7.7 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Near Aleutian Trench; Tsunami Threat Issued

A major earthquake registered by the USGS as M7.7 hit near Komandorskiye Ostrova, Russia at 23:34 UTC on July 17, 2017. The agency is reporting a shallow depth of 11 km (6.8 miles.) This is the 4th earthquake in this area

Scientists’ Concerns For Yellowstone Super-Volcano Exponentially Growing After Large Montana Quake

Yellowstone National Park, which covers parts of Wyoming, Idaho and Montana, lies on top of a supervolcano that could effectively wipe out the United States if it were to explode. The last time it did, 640,000 years ago, it expelled

Scientists’ Concerns For Yellowstone Super-Volcano Exponentially Growing After Large Montana Quake

Yellowstone National Park, which covers parts of Wyoming, Idaho and Montana, lies on top of a supervolcano that could effectively wipe out the United States if it were to explode. The last time it did, 640,000 years ago, it expelled

Extremely Dangerous 6.5 Magnitude Earthquake Shakes Leyte, Philippines

A strong and very shallow earthquake registered by the PHIVOLCS as M6.5 hit Leyte, Philippines at 08:03 UTC (04:03 local time) on July 6, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 2 km (1.2 miles). USGS is reporting M6.5

Extremely Dangerous 6.5 Magnitude Earthquake Shakes Leyte, Philippines

A strong and very shallow earthquake registered by the PHIVOLCS as M6.5 hit Leyte, Philippines at 08:03 UTC (04:03 local time) on July 6, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 2 km (1.2 miles). USGS is reporting M6.5

Serious Earthquake Rocks Montana

A strong Magnitude 5.8 earthquake has struck Montana, doing damage to buildings, roads, bridges and railroads and was felt over 100 miles in all directions! The quake struck at 2:30 AM _Eastern_ US time and a very shallow depth of

Serious Earthquake Rocks Montana

A strong Magnitude 5.8 earthquake has struck Montana, doing damage to buildings, roads, bridges and railroads and was felt over 100 miles in all directions! The quake struck at 2:30 AM _Eastern_ US time and a very shallow depth of

Earthquake Swarm Near Reno, Nevada

An earthquake swarm is in progress north of Lake Tahoe, California, just west of Reno, Nevada. The sequence started with a shallow M3.7 at 09:02 UTC (02:02 PDT) on June 27, 2017. By 07:21 UTC on June 28, the Nevada

Earthquake Swarm Near Reno, Nevada

An earthquake swarm is in progress north of Lake Tahoe, California, just west of Reno, Nevada. The sequence started with a shallow M3.7 at 09:02 UTC (02:02 PDT) on June 27, 2017. By 07:21 UTC on June 28, the Nevada

As Dramatic Uptick In Volcanic Activity Continues, Hawaiian Underwater Volcano Also Feels Effects

Since the end of February 2017, the Hawaii Volcano Observatory (HVO) seismic analysts have noted a slight uptick in the number of earthquakes near underwater Lō‘ihi volcano. The quakes appear to be clustered roughly 10 to 12 km (6 –

As Dramatic Uptick In Volcanic Activity Continues, Hawaiian Underwater Volcano Also Feels Effects

Since the end of February 2017, the Hawaii Volcano Observatory (HVO) seismic analysts have noted a slight uptick in the number of earthquakes near underwater Lō‘ihi volcano. The quakes appear to be clustered roughly 10 to 12 km (6 –