M6.5 Earthquake Hits 5km of Tallaboa, Puerto Rico

A very shallow, M6.5 earthquake shook the entire island of Puerto Rico on January 7, 2020. This the strongest quake in a flurry of more than 1200 tremors...

M4.7 Earthquake Hits Puerto Rico in Rare and Frightening Swarm of More Than 1,100 Quakes

A 4.7-magnitude earthquake hit Puerto Rico on January 2, 2020 in the latest of a rare string of quakes that has frightened many in the U.S. territory.

4 Earthquakes Hit Off Oregon Coast – Is Cascadia Heating Up?

Within the last 12 hours, 4 earthquakes hit off Oregon's Coast - 2 along the Blanco fracture zone and 2 on the Gorda Plate. Cascadia is heating up!

15 Years Ago Today… Indonesia’s M9.3 Mega-Thrust Earthquake and Mega Boxing Day Tsunami – Be Prepared, Because it Will Also Occur Soon in the Pacific Northwest Along the Cascadia Subduction Zone

The 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake was an undersea mega-thrust earthquake that took place at 00:58:53 UTC on December 26, 2004. The M9.3 earthquake triggered a series of devastating...

Bang, Bang, Bang: M6.3, M6.0 and M6.0 hits Canada, Colombia and Argentina as Ring of Fire is Heating up

Three strong earthquakes hit countries lying along the Ring of fire in the last 24 hours. The first M6.0 jolt hit Argentina followed by a M6.0 in Colombia....

Seismologists Say Vancouver Island Is Overdue For the Big One After Series of 5 Earthquakes Including Two M6.0 Hit Cascadia Upper End

Yesterday, five earthquakes, including two M6.0 jolts, struck off Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada. Now seismologists say Vancouver Island is overdue for a M7.0 earthquake and has entered...

Series of Earthquakes Hits Near Seattle While Quakes rattle New Madrid Fault Line and Near the Cascadia and San Andreas Junction

A M3.4 followed by a swamr of tremors hit near Seattle on Dec. 18-19. Map via USGS Just a few hours ago, a M4.1...

San Andreas Fault Linked to Cascadia Subduction Zone: Earthquakes Along Cascadia Trigger Similar Shakers on San Andreas Making For a Giant Seismic Event That Would Span the Entire West Coast of the U.S.

Two of the west coast’s biggest earthquake faults may have far more interaction than previously thought. According to geologists, an earthquake on the Cascadia Subduction Zone could...

Another Rare M2.1 Earthquake Hits Near Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station, Massachusetts

A M2.1 earthquake struck North Plymouth, Massachusetts, on December 3, 2019, at 4:29 p.m. local time, at a depth of 5.5 miles (8.9 km).  Officials say that the...

Recent West Coast Earthquakes Have Scientists Very Interested Because it Has a Connection With the Big Cascadia Earthquake

The Pacific Northwest is rumbling. You just might not know it.  A M4.5 quake between Port Orford and Coos Bay, Oregon has scientists very interested because it has...

Mount Rainier Earthquake Swarm

After a spurt of seismic activity this weekend, Mount Rainier National Park was shaken by a 3.6 magnitude earthquake Sunday afternoon. The quake hit at 12:31 p.m. and was...

Impressive Video Shows All Earthquakes That Hit Alaska Between 1918 and 2019

This powerful animation features every earthquake in the USGS/NEIC catalog for Alaska between 1918 and 2019, so in the last hundred years. And with recent technology, we are...

3 Earthquakes Rattle Missouri Right in the New Madrid Seismic Zone

The New Madrid Fault System is rumbling again. Within the last 10 hours, 3 tremors of M2.6 and 2 times M2.0 rattled Lilbourn and New Madrid, respectively.

After Albania, Now Strong M6.0 Earthquake Hits Greece

Southern and south-eastern Europe is really lighting up at the moment with earthquakes. A M6.0 earthquake just hit west of Crete, Greece, this morning.

M6.4 Albania Earthquake: Largest Quake in Decades kills at least 13 and Injures 600 After Buildings Collapse

The 6.4-magnitude quake struck near Tirana, the capital on November 26, 2019 at 2:54 (UTC). At least 13 deaths were reported after several buildings collapsed.

After 100,000 Earthquakes, Southern California Is Waiting in Fear For the Big One

After a bit less than 6 months and more than 100,000 aftershocks after the Ridgecrest event... Southern California geologists are waiting in fear for the next Big One.

Tension Is Building on the Cascadia Subduction Zone Growing Fears of Devastating Quake

TENSION is building up along the Cascadia Subduction Zone. Experts fear a devastating magnitude nine earthquake could strike at any moments. Big One...

7 Most Impressive Videos and Pictures of the Rare M6.1 Earthquake in Thailand

A strong and shallow M6.1 earthquake hit the Thailand-Laos border area on Thursday morning, November 21, 2019 at 6:50 a.m. local time (Nov. 21 @11:50 p.m. UTC). The...

Very Deep M6.3 Earthquake Hits Off Kamchatka Peninsula

A strong and very deep earthquake hit off the coast off Kamchatka Peninsula on November 20, 2019.

M6.3 earthquake Rattles Mexican Coast

A strong and shallow earthquake hit off the coast off Mexico on November 20, 2019.

M4.9 Earthquake Hits Mauna Kea – Is the Tallest Volcano on Earth Waking Up Soon?

A M4.9 earthquake shook Mauna Kea, the tallest volcano on earth, on Big Island, Hawaii on November 11, 2019. More than 1100 people have already reported having felt...

Strongest Earthquake in 15 Years Hits Southern France – 4 Injured and Infrastructure Damage

A strong M5.1 earthquake hit 10km from Montelimar at 11:52a.m. on November 11, 2019. This is the largest earthquake to strike the region in the last 15 years.

What Are the 6 Most Dangerous Fault Lines in the USA?

There are many seismically active fault zones across the United States and some still have to be discovered. Here we present a list of the most dangerous fault...

Earthquakes swarm under Mt. Rainier

On October 29, 2019, a swarm of more than 10 earthquakes rattled under Mt. Rainier's NE flank. This volcano is not particularly explosive. But volcanologists are unequivocal in...

Powerful M6.6 earthquake kills at least 6 and injures 100 in southern Philippines

A powerful earthquake shook the southern Philippines on Tuesday, October 29, 2019, triggering landslides and loosening boulders that killed six people and injured more than 100 others. The same...

Cascadia Subduction Zone severely under-monitored, Seismologists say

With the potential of a destructive earthquake hitting Western Washington at any moment, seismologists are becoming increasingly worried about the lack of earthquake-tracking technology offshore. That’s why...

The Dangerous Hayward Fault Is Overdue and Transects Through the lives of Hundreds of Thousands of Bay Area Residents in California

California’s Hayward Fault is considered one of the most dangerous seismological zones in the United States. It runs through the densely populated hills of the East Bay, sketching...

The Really Big One: The Next Rupture of the Cascadia Subduction Zone Will Spell the Worst Natural Disaster in the History of North America

An earthquake will destroy a sizable portion of the coastal Northwest. The question is when. And keep in mind: The next full-margin rupture of the Cascadia subduction zone will...

Deep M6.4 Earthquake Hits Vanuatu Islands – No Tsunami Threats or Warnings

A deep and strong M6.4 earthquake struck off the Pacific island nation of Vanuatu on October 21, 2019. There are no immediate reports of casualties or immediate tsunami...

New Earthquake Risk for California: The Garlock Fault, a Major California Fault Line Capable of Producing M8.0 Earthquakes, Is Shifting for the First Time in History, Baffling Scientists

A major California fault line is shifting for the first time in history, triggered by the series of earthquakes that shook Southern California in July. This is surprising,...

Earthquake in Philippines Kills 5, Injures 28, Closes Schools (Videos and Pictures)

A strong and shallow M6.4 earthquake hit 7km ENE of Columbio, Philippines on October 16, 2019, sending people running in the streets. At least five dead with dozens...

Earthquakes Continue in New Madrid Fault as Central States Prepare For the Great Central U.S. ShakeOut Earthquake Drill

After yesterday's M3.0 quake, several tremors hit inside the New Madrid Fault today. The New Madrid Seismic Zone is constantly shaking since about 1 month, now. Meanwhile Missouri...

A Last Quake to Make Los Angeles a Radioactive Dead Zone

The likely human death toll would be in the millions. The likely property loss would be in the trillions. The forever damage to our species’ food supply, ecological...

Very Shallow Earthquake Series Swarms Lilbourn, Missouri, Right in the New Madrid Seismic Zone

The New Madrid Fault Line is constantly releasing pressure these days. Already 9 very shallow earthquakes have hit near Lilbourn, Missouri since September 30, 2019.

M5.6 Earthquake Hits Off El Hierro, Canary Islands – Tremors Felt In Tenerife 250 Miles Away – Next Magma Intrusion Begins

A M5.6 earthquake hit 180km (112 miles) east of El Hierro, the smallest and youngest island of the Canary Islands, on September 26, 2019. The tremors were recorded...

M6.8 Earthquake Hits Off Maule, Chile – Video Compilation

A strong M6.8 earthquake hit off the coast of Maule, Chile at 15:57 UTC (10:57 local time) on September 29, 2019. No tsunami expected although the quake...

The Real Risk at Yellowstone Is Not a Super-Eruption But a Powerful Earthquake

Despite all the attention directed toward the supervolcano, experts monitoring activity at the park around the clock say it isn’t an eruption we should be immediately concerned about... It’s earthquakes.

New Madrid Is Jolting Again: M3.1 and M2.8 Earthquakes in Missouri

It’s not just the West Coast that needs to watch out for tectonic obliteration. Today, the New Madrid Zone was hit by two small earthquakes: M2.8 and M3.1...

2017 Chiapas Earthquake Triggers 1-Year-Long Slow Slip Event on San Andreas Fault 1,900 Miles Away

A high-resolution map of surface displacements indicates that the 2017 Chiapas earthquake caused substantial creep along a segment of the San Andreas Fault. They are both separated by...

M6.1 Earthquake Hits Chile

M6.1 earthquake hits Argentina september 26, 2019. Map via USGS