Mysterious tsunami waves recorded after M5.9 earthquake in the Kermadec region, New Zealand baffle scientists worldwide

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On December 8, 2017, a M5.9 earthquake struck ~200km south of Raoul Island and on the southern margin of Curtis Island in the Kermadecs, New Zealand. A few hours after...

Rare quakes in the USA: Strongest earthquake this year in Alabama; M2.3 tremor rattles Vermont, M2.0 hits New Madrid Fault

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In the last 24 hours, 2 rare quakes rattled the central and eastern parts of the USA. The strongest earthquake in Alabama this years - actually a minor M2.7...

Dangerous M6.5 earthquake hits Java Indonesia – Tsunami warning & pictures and videos of damages

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A dangerous M6.5 earthquake hit the island of Java, 0km ESE of Cipatujah on December 15, 2017. When you look at the map from USGS below, you understand that the...

3 strong and shallow earthquakes hit Bouvet Island, Norway (M6.5) and Iran (M6.1, M6.2) injuring 58 people in 24 hours

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A strong and shallow M6.5 earthquake hit Bouvet Island situated in the southern Atlantic Ocean on December 13, 2017 at a depth of 15.7 km (9.8 mi). In contrast, EMSC is...

Three earthquakes with magnitudes of 3.7, 3.8 and 3.5, strike near Mammoth Lakes in California

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Mammoth Lakes, in California's Central Valley, is home to the Mammoth Mountain Ski Area, as well as thousands of people who had no idea that they were living above...

M5.1 earthquake destroys 42 houses in Indonesia

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An earthquake of magnitude 5.1 caused destruction in three districts of the province of Bengkulu, situated in the southwestern part of the island of Sumatra, on December 5, 2017....

3 powerful earthquakes strike Micronesia (M6.5, M6.4) and New Zealand (M6.2) within 10 hours

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Within the last ten hours, three powerful earthquakes hit Micronesia and New Zealand on December 8, 2017. The first strong and shallow earthquake struck with a magnitude of 6.5 the...

The next immense earthquake in Japan could send the whole World into recession

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Remember the catastrophic 2011 earthquake and tsunami in Japan? That was just nature warming up. Scientists are predicting that the chances of a magnitude 8 or 9 earthquake along...

Is the Ramapo Fault waking up? M5.1 earthquake downgraded to M4.1 quake felt from New York City to Baltimore

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A M5.1 earthquake downgraded to a M4.1 (USGS) or M4.6 (EMSC) tremor hit Delaware on November 30, 2017. The quake was felt across the east coast of the United...

The worst natural disaster in the history of North America has a one-in-three chance of happening

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A bit north of the Bay Area is the start of the Pacific Northwest, home to major cities like Portland, Seattle, Vancouver. At first glance, there doesn't seem to...

Ground rose 90cm after M7.3 earthquake hit Iran-Iraq border

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Geological officials in Japan say last week's magnitude-7.3 earthquake that hit the Iran-Iraq border has raised the ground by up to about 90 centimeters as shown by these new...

The New Madrid Fault may take out 150 miles of the Midwest

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Way back in 1811 and 1812, a series of over 1,000 earthquakes rocked the Mississippi River between St. Louis and Memphis. One was so powerful that it caused the...

Upsurge in big earthquakes predicted for 2018 as Earth rotation slows down

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Scientists have warned there could be a big increase in numbers of devastating earthquakes around the world next year. They believe variations in the speed of Earth’s rotation could...

Series of strong and shallow earthquakes (M7.0, M6.6 and M6.4) hits New Caledonia

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A swarm of strong earthquakes is currently hitting New Caledonia since 9:30am UTC. The series started with a strong M6.4. Six hours later, a M6.6 jolt hit at almost...

San Francisco’s Hayward Fault gets an earthquake every 140 years … And it’s been 150 since the last one

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San Francisco is way overdue for a major earthquake. FEMA and geologists alike are expecting it any day now - and even exercise every year during the Big ShakeOut....

Underwater volcano Bayonnaise Rocks erupts off Japan

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On November 14, 2017, Japanese Coast Guards reported for the first time since July 11th a surface discoloration and air bubbles rising over the underwater volcano Bayonnaise Rocks situated...

Shallow M6.3 earthquake hits Tibet’s Nyingchi in SW China

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A shallow M6.3 earthquake hit Tibet's Nyingchi in SW China on November 17, 2017 at a depth of 10km (6.2mi). The China Seismological Bureau first measured the earthquake at M6.9...

Unusual M5.4 earthquake strikes South Korea: Heavy damage, several injured, no radiocative mess

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An unusual 5.4-magnitude earthquake struck Pohang at 5:29 p.m. UTC on November 15, 2017, causing at least 7 injuries and heavy damage. The strongest quake was preceded by a...

Like in a war zone: New pictures of the M7.2 earthquake in Irak-Iran show incredible devastation

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It looks like a war zone... But it isn't! One day after the powerful M7.2 earthquake hit the Iran-Irak border, new images rumbling around the web show the apocalyptic...

After Iraq, Now Costa Rica: Dangerous M6.5 earthquake hits Costa Rica 8 hours after M7.2 at Irak-Iran border

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A dangerous and shallow M6.5 earthquake hit Costa Rica, at 02:28 UTC. The epicenter was situated at a depth of 20 km (12.3 mi) and only 16 km (9.9...