‘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

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

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

‘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

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