7.1 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Off Papua Province, Eastern Indonesia: No Tsunami Warning – April 6 2012

JAKARTA, Indonesia — A powerful 7.1 magnitude earthquake hit a remote part of eastern Indonesia on Saturday, causing residents to run outside in panic and remain outside fearing aftershocks. Neither damage (except few houses)...

World’s Biggest Craters Formed By Seafloor Eruptions (Pockmarks) Found In Waters Off New Zealand

An international team of scientists have found what they believe are the world’s biggest ” pockmarks” — craters formed by seafloor eruptions of gas or fluids — in waters off New Zealand. The pockmarks...

Incredible But True: Iceland Earthquake Swarm (Grimsey area): 484 Earthquakes In Less Than 48 Hours

Incredible but true: Earthquake swarm at Tjörnes Fraction Zone (TFZ), Iceland. How will this earthquake swarm affect other faults in the area and will it trigger other earthquake swarms in nearby faults? The area...

Magnitude 6 Earthquake Off Eastern Japan; No Tsunami Warning Posted – April 2 2013

A magnitude-6.0 undersea earthquake hit off eastern Japan, the U.S....

Largest ever man-made earthquake: 5.6 Oklahoma quake which destroyed 14 homes is due to oil drilling

Is drilling dangerous? A report out today in the journal "Geology" concludes that a large earthquake in Prague, Oklahoma in 2011 was...

Week-End Updates: Mysterious Booms And Explosions, Large Earthquakes, Fish Die-Offs Around The World

Underground Explosion In Downtown Albany New York March 23 2013 No one was injured in an explosion this morning near the Albany Visitor Center. But after a series of manhole explosions and an underground fire...

Unusual Geological Event In South Jersey: Mysterious Tremors in Atlantic, Cape May, and Cumberland Counties – March 19 2013

Just after 3 o'clock Tuesday afternoon residents in Atlantic, Cape May, and Cumberland counties say they felt multiple earthquake-like tremors that rattled...

Next Japan Disaster: Nankai Trough Megaquake Predicted To Cause More Damage Than 2011 Fukushima Disaster

Nankai Trough quake predicted to cause more damage than the 2011 quake disaster. A government panel has revised sharply upward the estimated damages expected from a quake expected to strike in the Pacific off...

Our Earth Is Active: Large Earthquake, Large Sinkhole Formation, Mysterious Explosions – March 18 2013

Magnitude 6.1 Earthquake - 121km E of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands - March 19 2013, 03:29:00 UTC - USGS A large sinkhole opens up in Bangor, Maine - March 18 2013 A sinkhole big enough...

An Earthquake Might Be The Source Of Rumbling Noises Heard In Tiverton, Little Compton and Westport, Rhode Island

An earthquake in upstate New York could be to blame for the mysterious house-shaking boom reported by residents from Tiverton, Little Compton...

Megaquake and tsunami would kill thousands along Pacific Northwest coast and cost U.S. $32 billion

Experts corroborate in a new report what I already introduced in a previous post. The scientific report presented to Oregon legislators today warns it is only a matter of time before a large quake...

The Best Earthquake Map Ever: More Than 100 Years Of Earthquakes On A Glowing Map World

If you've ever wondered where — and why — earthquakes happen the most, look no further! I found a beautiful and arresting map (by John Nelson), which plots more than a century's worth (since...

Southern California Earthquake (Riverside County): More Than 100 Aftershocks – March 11 2013

Monday morning's magnitude 4.7 earthquake in Riverside County was followed by more than 100 small aftershocks that radiated northeast, indicating that the...

Seismic Watch: The planet has now entered a window of elevated risks for a major earthquake

The planet has now entered a window of elevated risks for a major earthquake to strike somewhere on the planet from now, through March 23, 2013. People in seismically high-risk regions should remain alert...

4.7 Quake Rattles Anza, California Near Los Angeles: Could Be Foreshock Of Larger Quake – March 11 2013

4.7 Quake Reported in Anza, California near Los Angeles. It happened along the San Jacinto fault between the San Andreas and the...

A New Relation Between Tremors And Mystery Booms in Warren, Michigan – March 3 2013

USGS says earthquakes can produce loud noises ressembling explosion booms. Now, residents of Warren, Michigan are concerned about mystery loud booms and...

Earthquake booms in Tishomingo as a 3.5 Magnitude Earthquake Rattles Oklahoma – March 5 2013

TISHOMINGO, OK - Residents of Southern Oklahoma were woken up by a 3.5 magnitude earthquake rattling their sleep early Monday morning and making loud explosion sounds. This area of the States has always been...

Earthquake strange sounds: satellites can detect earthquakes’ booms when big enough – February 27 2013

In 2001, seismometers in the Spokane, Washington, area recorded more than 100 earthquakes, some as large as magnitude 4.0. One of the characteristics of the 2001 activity was the reports of loud booms, which...

Mystery loud booms, New Madrid Fault, Louisiana sinkhole, Mega earthquake: The 1000 words picture

One picture is worth 1,000 words. Well, here is such a picture and aims at explaining the source of some of the mysterious loud booms experienced across the USA! Observe the correlation between the starred areas,...

Scientist finds the next megavolcano near the Samoan Islands – February 7 2013

Have you ever heard about super volcanoes? Pretty scary! Well a seismologist at the University of Utah, Salt Lake City discovered something much bigger in the Pacific which would make a super volcano eruption...

Earthquake history: The New Madrid Seismic Zone is at Significant Risk for Damaging Earthquakes

For those who haven't noticed it yet, the New Madrid seismic zone represents one of the most active quake region of the United States and thus is at significant risk for damaging earthquakes as...

Widespread tsunami watches and warnings after mag 8.0 earthquake near Solomon islands – February 5 2013

A powerful earthquake has struck near the Solomon islands, triggering tsunami warnings for numerous places, including: New Caledonia, Papua New Guinea and Fiji. Tsunami watches for Australia, New Zealand and Indonesia were later upgraded...

Booming Sounds in Missouri Ozarks: warning of coming earthquake on New Madrid Fault?

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A Small Earthquake Rattles Residents Near The Georgia -Tennessee Line – Any Strange Sounds? – February 2 2013

COHUTTA, Georgia - February 2 2013. The most active seismic zone in the Southeast is near Georgia-Tennessee line. Yesterday, at around 1:47 a.m., seismometers from the USGS recorded a 2.8-magnitude quake, strong enough to...

Booms and Recurring Earthquakes in Texas – What the heck? – May 2012 to January 2013

About seven different earthquakes have rattled Texas within the last 10 months. The last one occurred near Tipson Texas on the 25th of January 2013. This elevated level of quake activity remains unexplained. Mystery...

Extreme flooding, earthquakes, loud booms, mysterious fish deaths – January 20-29

A Sound of change video about extreme flooding, earthquakes, loud booms and much more that occured within the last week. Be safe!

Tremors and Fake”Quake” in Kentucky, USA – January 23 2013

Corbin, Kentucky - January 23 2013. Confusion in Corbin over fake "quake". Something rattled Laurel, Knox and McCreary counties, Kentucky around noon on Wednesday the 23rd of January 2013. People are perplexed about the...

Earthquake Prediction: Are magnetic waves the solution?

Earthquake prediction? How to predict earthquakes? What methods and signals can accurately foretell quakes? These are some questions scientists try to answer since centuries without any success. Animal behavior? Little tremors? Weather changes? Seismographs?...

Mysterious Booms in Southcentral Alaska on January 3 2012 – A link to today’s Alaska 7.5-mag Earthquake?

January 3 2013 - Eagle River to the Mat-Su Valley, Alaska. KTUU reports that residents from Eagle River to Mat-Su Valley heard booms between 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. Thursday the 3rd of January...

Violent Seismic Activity Tears Africa in Two ?!?

Violent Seismic Activity Tears Africa in Two ?!? The fissures began appearing years ago. But in recent months, seismic activity has accelerated in northeastern Africa as the continent breaks apart in slow motion. Researchers say...

Subduction zone model: Deep Earth tremors to foretell major earthquakes?

Results of a new subduction zone model were presented last week at the annual meeting of the American Geophysical Union in San Francisco. They emphasize the possibility to use deep Earth tremors to forecast...

Earthquake lights can appear in the sky before large seismic events – Sign before a quake

Sometimes, mysterious earthquake lights appear in the sky just before large seismic events! So if you see some bluish to rainbow color clouds and you live in an earthquake prone area, you better run under...

Latest Worldwide Volcanic Activity: Lokon, Popocatépetl, Fuego, Machin, Coso…

10-11 December 2012 - Latest Worldwide Volcanic Activity: Lokon, Popocatépetl, Fuego, Santiaguito, Reventador, Nevado del Ruiz, Machin,Tjörnes Fracture Zone, Coso Strong explosion this morning at Lokon volcano (indonesia). Small emissions form the Popocatépetl volcano in Mexico...

Tsunami hits Japan Coast after powerful 7.3 Earthquake, December 7 2012

December 7 2012 - Tsunami hits Japan Coast after 7.3 Earthquake ABC reports that a 7.3 massive Earthquake hit again the Fukushima region in Japan trigerring a one-meter high tsunami and shaking tokyo's skylines for...

Mystery rumbling noise and tremors in Corsicana, Texas, USA! Not Earthquakes? December 04 and 05 2012

December 04 and 05 2012 - Mystery tremors in Corsicana, Texas, USA! Not Earthquakes? The Corsicana Daily Sun reports mystery earthquake-like tremors accompanied by a rumbling type of noise near Corsicana, Streetman, Purdon, Pursley and...

Metallic Sounds and Dancing Buildings during 2011 Japan Earthquake

Watch these impressive videos of singing and dancing buildings during the magnitude - 9.0 Japan earthquake! That's really creepy! But still... Enjoy! The first video features a building making the rhythmic metallic clanking sound - the black one on...

Loud booms and roars from 2.1-magnitude earthquake in Clementon, South New Jersey, USA, November 23 2012

November 23 2012 - Loud booms and roars from 2.1-magnitude earthquake in Clementon, South New Jersey, USA Black Friday began with a bang in New Jersey as the U.S. Geological Survey’s website says a 2.1-magnitude...

Booms during Earthquake Ringwood, New Jersey, USA, November 5 2012

November 5 2012 - Booms during Earthquake Ringwood, New Jersey, USA Loud Strange booms have been heard all over the northeast the past month before, during or after small earthquakes. I think they are caused...

Tsunami warning issued for Hawaii after massive 7.7-magnitude on the Queen Charlotte Islands – October 27 2012

27 October 2012 - Tsunami warning issued for Hawaii after massive 7.7-magnitude on the Queen Charlotte Islands A tsunami warning has been issued for Hawaii after a 7.7-magnitude earthquake rocked the Queen's Charlotte island off...