Posts Tagged: USGS

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

Rare 5.5 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Island Of Madagascar

People on the Indian Ocean island of Madagascar were shaken by a rare moderately-strong M5.5 earthquake on January 12, 2017 morning. Earthquakes are rare but not uncommon in Madagascar. This is the 8th largest quake in Madagascar’s history, the strongest having struck

Rare 5.5 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Island Of Madagascar

People on the Indian Ocean island of Madagascar were shaken by a rare moderately-strong M5.5 earthquake on January 12, 2017 morning. Earthquakes are rare but not uncommon in Madagascar. This is the 8th largest quake in Madagascar’s history, the strongest having struck

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

Nibiru Alters Climate In Northeast US

Following an unusually mild winter with almost no snowfall, the northeast United States experienced an inexplicably warm summer; historically temperate regions, like the Adirondacks and the White Mountains, were socked with numerous record high temperatures that have baffled meteorologists across

Nibiru Alters Climate In Northeast US

Following an unusually mild winter with almost no snowfall, the northeast United States experienced an inexplicably warm summer; historically temperate regions, like the Adirondacks and the White Mountains, were socked with numerous record high temperatures that have baffled meteorologists across

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