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

‘Big one’ coming? Earthquakes off the West Coast could eventually trigger a global event

A string of recent earthquakes off the West Coast of the U.S., ranging from 2.8 to 5.6 on the Richter scale, could help trigger the earthquake colloquially known as “the Big One.” The map provided by the U.S. Geological Survey highlights 11 recent … Read More

Quake With 5.1 Magnitude Shakes Iran Near Bushehr Nuclear Plant

The national flag flies at Iran’s Bushehr nuclear power plant in November. An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.1 has struck southern Iran near the Bushehr nuclear plant, U.S. and European experts say. The U.S. Geological Survey listed the … Read More

Iran rocked by 5.9 magnitude earthquake, killing 5 and injuring hundreds

At least five people were killed and more than 300 were injured after a 5.9 magnitude earthquake struck Iran on Friday. According to Iran’s Seismological Center, the convulsion started at 2:17 a.m., in the eastern Azerbaijan province, which is around 250 miles from the country’s … Read More

Albania Earthquake Followed By Hundreds Of Aftershocks

Destroyed cars stand next to a damaged building after an earthquake in Tirana on September 21. Albanian authorities say more than 340 aftershocks have followed the 5.8-magnitude earthquake that hit the country on September 21, injuring 105 people and damaging … Read More

3,000 earthquakes since July 4, and more big ones likely coming

Shalyn Pineda, the regional supervisor of Kern County’s libraries, picks up books at Ridgecrest Library after Thursday’s 6.4 earthquake dislodged bookshelves. (Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times) Southern California could experience another sizable earthquake over the next week, seismologists said Saturday. The … Read More

Alaska earthquake claimed no lives, officials say, but infrastructure damage is another story

A 7.0 magnitude earthquake rocked the state of Alaska on Friday morning, churning up roads and sending office workers running to the streets in scenes locals described as pure “anarchy.” The U.S. Geological Survey said the earthquake was centered about … Read More

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