‘The floor was moving’: 6.5 earthquake strikes in Idaho, largest in the state since 1983

McCALL, Idaho — It was a typical Tuesday evening at the Albertsons grocery store in this resort town about 100 miles north of Boise. Until Susie Baker looked up and saw all the hanging aisle signs swinging back and forth. “Then I … Read More

Croatia’s Zagreb rocked by powerful earthquake

Magnitude 5.3 quake wrecks buildings and causes fires as officials urge people in the streets to keep social distancing. A destroyed car in Zagreb, Croatia is seen following the earthquake [Darko Bandic/AP Photo] A strong earthquake in Croatia on Sunday … Read More

Strong earthquake hits off northeast Japan, no tsunami threat

A strong 6.9-magnitude earthquake has struck the Kuril Islands off northeastern Japan, seismologists and residents say. Shaking was felt in parts of Hokkaido island but officials said there was no threat of a tsunami. The earthquake, which struck at 7:33 … Read More

Powerful 7.7 quake in Caribbean leads to evacuations in Miami, tsunami threat

There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries. A tsunami threat had been issued but the danger has passed. A powerful magnitude-7.7 earthquake struck south of Cuba and northwest of Jamaica on Tuesday, the U.S. Geological Survey said. The … Read More

Turkey earthquake: At least 31 dead as buildings collapse

At least 31 people have been killed and more than 1,600 injured in a powerful earthquake in eastern Turkey. The magnitude-6.8 quake centered on the town of Sivrice in Elazig province caused buildings to collapse and sent residents rushing into … Read More

Earthquake of magntiude 6.2 strikes city of Adak in Alaska: USGS

ALASKA: An earthquake of magnitude 6.2 struck 81 km (50 miles) west of the city of Adak in Alaska at a depth of 10 km, the U.S. Geological Survey said on Thursday. There was no danger of a tsunami, the … Read More

Magnitude 5.9 shock again rocks quake-stunned Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A magnitude 5.9 quake shook Puerto Rico on Saturday, causing millions of dollars of damage along the island’s southern coast, where previous recent quakes have toppled homes and schools. The U.S. Geological Survey said … Read More

Puerto Ricans Left Homeless After Biggest Quake in Century

Neighbors remain outdoors using camping tents and portable lights for fear of possible aftershocks on their first night after a 6.4-magnitude earthquake struck in Guanica, Puerto Rico, Jan. 7, 2020. GUANICA, PUERTO RICO – Cars, cots and plastic chairs became … Read More

Puerto Rico hit with 6.5 magnitude earthquake, island-wide blackout reported

A 6.5 magnitude earthquake was registered off the coast of Puerto Rico on Tuesday that reportedly caused an island-wide blackout. The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake hit just south of the island at a shallow depth of roughly 6 miles. A tsunami warning was not … Read More

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