An earthquake in Baja California yesterday came with at least two aftershocks, and today there was reportedly a 6.4 magnitude jolt near Andreanof Island, a part of the Aleutian islands, off the coast of Alaksa. So far, there have been no reports of injuries or damages from any of the quakes.
Tuesday, the first jolt, a 6.2-magnitude, came at 4:45pm, and 20 minutes later a 4.2 quake was recorded. The third was just 12 seconds after the second. After that, things were stable. Despite the...Read Full Story
Southern California was rocked by hundreds of earthquakes Sunday. Yes, hundreds. The quakes were described as a "swarm" and were centered east of San Diego near the border of Mexico. Luckily, no reports of injurious or serious damages have been reported.
Geological Survey seismologist Lucy Jones said that the earth shaking probably isn't over. "We are having a swarm," Jones said. "We expect thousands of events (like this) over several days."
Apparently there had been 300 recorded jolts...Read Full Story
A 3.5-magnitude earthquake was felt Sunday in Northern California. The small quake rattled the area near San Jose and Morgan Hill at about 10:31am. As of this reporting, and with the knowledge that the tremor was quite small, it is not believed that there has been any damage or injury as a result. News of the minor earthquake activity in the area began to surface shortly after the jolt. Of course, those in the area flocked to their social networking sites to discuss. The U.S. Geological...Read Full Story
A 7.4-magnitude earthquake struck about 120 miles east of Acapulco on the Pacific coast of Mexico today. The quake could be felt in Mexico City and caused cell phone lines to go down, but there is little damage known at this time. Reports coming out of Oaxaca indicate there was minimal damage, but an estimated 800 houses collapsed in Igualapa, according to reports released hours after the quake. Despite the damage to homes and other structures, there are no immediate reports of death or...Read Full Story
A 3.5-magnitude earthquake struck San Francisco today, and was followed up by a 4.0-magnitude jolt. The quakes occurred about 5:30am, when most SF residents were probably sound asleep, but there were definitely some folks who felt the ground move. A reporter for KGO TV was on camera when the studio began to shake and Kristen Sze suavely turned from reporting about rallies for higher education to talking about the quakes. She later tweeted: "I sounded calmer than I felt!"Luckily, no...Read Full Story
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