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7.1-Magnitude Earthquake in Peru Kills 2 and Injures 23

7.1-Magnitude Earthquake in Peru Kills 2 and Injures 23

A 7.1-magnitude earthquake rocked Peru, on Jan. 14, 2018, at 6:55 a.m. ET, and killed at least two people, according to a governor in the region. A tsunami warning was issued for the coast of Peru. However, all warnings were canceled an hour after the earthquake because tsunami waves were not observed. One victim was […]

4.6M Earthquake in California

4.6M Earthquake in California

On Dec. 9, 2017, at 23:59 UTC, a magnitude-4.6 earthquake was felt in northern San Bernardino and Lake Arrowhead, California. People reported feeling a strong jolt and rattling for approximately 15 seconds. Houses shook, windows rattled, and ceiling fans swung, however, no one has noted any damage. At 00:33 another quake struck with a 4.0M […]

92 Earthquakes in Hawaii

92 Earthquakes in Hawaii

A mild 2.4M earthquake shook Hawaii 4 km west, southwest of Volcano, on Dec. 5, 2017, at 9:40 a.m. ET. The epicenter of the quake was 1.4 km. No one has reported feeling it shake. There have been 91 other mild earthquakes in the area since Nov. 11. The magnitudes range from 1.1 to 3.2. […]

Multiple Earthquakes Rock Tonga Islands

Multiple Earthquakes Rock Tonga Islands

A 5.6M earthquake struck 95 km northeast of Hihifo, Tonga, with a depth of 10 km, at 15:24 UTC. The exact latitude and longitude of the quake was 15.183°S and 15.334°W. It was felt as far as 688.3 km away in Nuku´alofa, Tonga. The earthquake effected Apia, Samoa; Tāfuna, American Samoa; and Pago Pago, American […]

6.5M Earthquake Strikes Indonesia

6.5M Earthquake Strikes Indonesia

The region of Papua, Indonesia suffered an earthquake measuring 6.5 in magnitude, Monday, Aug. 14, 2017, at 23:49:29 UTC. Primary areas that were affected include Ubrub, Abepura, and Jayapura. This is the second consecutive earthquake reported in Indonesia this week. The Southeast Asian nation was hit yesterday by a quake of the same magnitude. There is no tsunami […]

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