Boom Boom Boom! M6.1, M7.2, M6.3 earthquakes hits Tonga and Kermadec Islands north of New Zealand within 6 hours – Tsunami warning after strongest earthquake

A tsunami warning has been issued for parts of the Pacific after a M7.2 earthquake struck the Kermadec Islands region on June 15, 2019 at 11pm UTC. The...

Pico Viejo – Teide earthquake swarm on Tenerife, Canary Islands – Potentially decisive magma intrusion as more than 500 earthquakes hits the giant volcano

Teide volcano on Tenerife, Canary Islands, is currently being hit by a series of small earthquakes. The swarm, that has started on June 14, 2019, counts already 512...

Rare M4.0 earthquake hits near Cleveland, Ohio in Lake Erie – Almost 6,000 people report feeling the quake

A magnitude 4.0 earthquake hit near the Ohio coast in Lake Erie around 10:50 a.m. Monday, June 10, 2019. The tremors were felt as far away as Cranberry...

Underwater magma chambers breathing, expanding and contracting due to TIDES trigger earthquakes

As the tides swoosh across the planet, the weight of the oceans on the seafloor changes. Seismologists were unsurprised these shifts would be associated with underwater earthquakes.

More than 300 earthquakes rattle White Island, NZ – No link to volcano activity SO FAR -Scientists don’t understand what set the swarm off

A swarm of small earthquakes continues around Whakaari/White Island, but so far there's no indication the quakes are connected to the volcano. Since Thursday, GeoNet has recorded more than 300 earthquakes, centred...

A very strong M8.0 earthquake hits Peru – Tremors felt in Colombia, Venezuela, Brazil and Ecuador – Buildings damaged and people running out of their homes in fear

A large earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 8.0 struck north-central Peru early Sunday, the U.S. Geological survey reported. The quake, at a moderate depth of 71 miles struck at 12:41 a.m. PDT, 50...

M6.3, M6.0 and M6.3 earthquakes hit New Caledonia within 13 hours: Lots of pressure to release over there!

Three strong and shallow earthquakes (M6.3, M6.0 and M6.3) hit off New Caledonia On May 19, 2019 within 13 hours. The first one hit at 1:23am (UTC), followed by a second one...

Volcanic lava and fire erupts from the ground in Tripura, India, for the fourth time in a year

Sensation prevails after volcanic lava-like inflammable liquid has been reported erupting again in Tripura since Wednesday morning. The incident has been reported from Madhuban under Kathaltali village, on the outskirts of Agartala. This...

Strong M6.1 earthquake hits Panama and Costa Rica border (videos and pictures)

A 6.1 magnitude earthquake has struck the Panama-Costa Rica border region, home to more than 400,000 people on May 12, 2019. M6.1 Panama earthquake strikes near border with...

Powerful M6.3 earthquake hits off southwestern Japan, injuring a man and disrupting local traffic networks

A strong M6.3 earthquake hit off southwestern Japan on Friday, injuring a man and disrupting local traffic networks. The 8:48 a.m. quake occurred in the sea off Miyazaki Prefecture at a depth...

A powerful earthquake builds up beneath Bangladesh, the most densely populated nation on earth, as scientists discover that a locked subduction zone in the area has been loading up with stress for at least...

A huge earthquake may be building beneath Bangladesh, the most densely populated nation on earth. Scientists say they have new evidence of increasing strain there, where two tectonic plates underlie the world’s...

Swarm of earthquakes hits Pacific Ocean off Northern California coast

At least five small earthquakes rattled the Pacific Ocean southwest of Eureka off the Northern California coastline Saturday and Sunday. The largest had a magnitude of 4.8, and there were no reports...

Huge earthquake series comprising more than 700 tremors currently swarms the Philippines with scientists saying it may lead to the NEXT ‘Big One’

A series of earthquakes is currently being monitored offshore Surigao del Norte, Philippines. This earthquake swarm started with a magnitude 5.5 earthquake on 26 April 2019. As of 5:00 AM (PST) on...

Unusual earthquake swarm on Tenerife aligned with volcanic cones of the 1430 eruption in the Orotava Valley

A series of small earthquakes - M0.7 to M1.4 - has rattled the southern ridge of Tenerife. Such seismic activity is very unusual at this location. Moreover, the tremors are aligned with...

Mars is SEISMICALLY ACTIVE: First Marsquake Heard by NASA’s InSight demonstrates the Red Planet is mysteriously rumbling

This video and audio illustrates a seismic event detected by NASA's InSight on April 6, 2019, the 128th Martian day, or sol, of the mission. Three distinct kinds of sounds can be...

M3.7 earthquake in northwest Tennessee shakes New Madrid Seismic Zone up to Kentucky, Missouri and Arkansas – Largest quake to hit the Fault in more than a year!

A M3.7 earthquake hit Wednesday morning at 5:54 a.m. seven miles north-northwest of Dyersburg, Tennessee at a depth of nearly nine miles. It's the largest earthquake to occur in the New Madrid...

M4.6 and M5.5 earthquakes hit off Vancouver Island near Cascadia Subduction Zone – Meanwhile another M6.4 earthquake hits the Philippines after deadly M6.1 on Easter Monday

A tsunami is not expected after two small earthquakes struck within two hours of each other off the northwest coast of Vancouver Island. The first M4.6 quake struck at around 1:27 p.m....

Deadly M6.1 earthquake kills at least 8 people in the Philippines on Easter Monday – Trapped people screaming for help – Ground moving like waves!

A strong earthquake killed eight people and trapped at least eight others in a collapsed building that housed a supermarket in a northern Philippine province, where an international airport terminal was closed...

Earthquake swarm hits Santa Cruz Mountains, near the San Andreas Fault in California – Less than 20 seconds between the two largest quakes

A cluster of earthquakes shook the Santa Cruz Mountains on Thursday afternoon. Less than 20 seconds separated the two largest quakes, which hit about 2:35 p.m. near Boulder Creek.

M6.1 earthquake jolts Taiwan, causing highrises in Taipei to sway violently and school children to flee their classrooms

A 6.1-magnitude earthquake has jolted Hualien, Taiwan, causing highrises in Taipei to sway violently and school children to flee their classrooms in eastern Yilan county on April 18, 2019 (UTC). The same...

Japan’s Honshu Island is hit by powerful 6.1-magnitude earthquake

A powerful earthquake with a magnitude of 6.1 has struck off the coast of Japan. Strong tremors hit the east of Honshu, the country's largest island, on Thursday, according to the United...

California is in an exceptional earthquake drought. The question is when will it end?

California is in an earthquake drought. It has been almost five years since the state experienced its last earthquake of magnitude 6 or stronger — in Napa. Southern California felt its last...

Large seismic event similar to what preceded the 2011 Japanese quake and tsunami underway off New Zealand’s North Island – Ongoing earthquake swarm – Officials urge Kiwis to get prepared

A swarm of earthquakes has been triggered off the North Island's east coast by a large seismic event similar to what preceded the 2011 Japanese quake and tsunami. GNS Science has confirmed...

Rare M2.6 earthquake shakes and rattles North Carolina – Loud booms reported in Guilford and Randolph Counties!

Did you hear a boom or did you feel your house shake in the middle of the night? It was a rare M2.6 earthquake near Archdale, NC. The shaking happened at about...

M6.1 earthquake hits Colombia – Tremors felt more than 230 miles away in the capital Bogota

A strong M6.1 earthquake has struck Andes region in western Colombia. The quake hit at 14:21 (local time) (19:21 GMT) at a depth of 113 kilometers (70 miles) some 7 kilometers (4...

Shallow M5.7 earthquake hits western Turkey, damaging buildings – 3 people injured

A moderate 5.7 magnitude earthquake shook Turkey’s western province of Denizli on March 20, 2019, damaging some buildings and knocking bricks and tiles to the ground in the rural area, according to...

Big One Will Rip the Earth “like a zipper”: Vancouver Island is overdue for the BIG ONE and in line for the next mega-thrust TSUNAMI

The end of Vancouver Island? According to seismologists, Vancouver Island is overdue for a magnitude 7 earthquake and has entered a period of time where an additional magnitude 9 mega-thrust rupture earthquake,...

Deadly earthquake hits active Rinjani volcano on Lombok, Indonesia – Landslide traps 40 tourists at waterfall!

A M5.5 earthquake shook the Island of Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara at 2:00 p.m. (local time) and was followed by a M5.0 earthquake a few minutes later (2:07 p.m.). The first tremor...

Strong M5.5 earthquake hits close to Kilauea volcano, Hawaii – Will it wake up AGAIN?

A Magnitude 5.5 earthquake struck the south flank of Kīlauea Volcano on Hawaiʻi Island at 12:55 a.m. HST early Wednesday morning. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.0 km (4.3 miles)...

Can LARGE earthquakes hit Los angeles in the near FUTURE? Three independent models converge on the high earthquake potential of Los Angeles

Metropolitan Los Angeles is being squeezed from south to north at 8-9 mm/yr (⅓ inch per year). This squeeze was the ultimate driving force behind the 1971 San Fernando, 1987 Whittier Narrows...

M3.4 earthquake hits near Maynardville, Tennessee – Loud BOOMS and rumblings, house shaking and damage reported up to Knoxville!

A M3.4 earthquake hit near Maynardville on Tuesday, March 5, 2019. Originally M3.3, it was upgraded to M3.4 by USGS. More than 1600 people have reported feeling the shallow earthquake (17.1km; 10.6miles)....

Very shallow M5.3 earthquake – rapidly downgraded to M4.6 by USGS – hits Utah-Colorado border

A 4.6-magnitude earthquake struck Monday morning about 10:22 a.m. 4 miles south of Bedrock, Colorado. Several residents in Moab and Monticello have felt the quake. Over 650 reports of felt shaking have...

M6.0 Japan earthquake: Powerful quake strikes off Northern Japan on Pacific Ring of Fire – And the FUTURE looks even DARKER!

A STRONG earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.9 has struck the north coast of Japan. It was then downgraded to M6.0 by the USGS and M6.2 by the Japan Meteorological Agency....

UK fracking earthquake cover-up? Unusual quake series swarms Surrey, UK since beginning of exploration

One of the largest earthquakes since a "swarm" of tremors began in the area last year has been felt in Surrey and parts of Sussex. The tremor was felt at 03:42 GMT...

M7.0 earthquake strikes Peru – Tremors felt in Bolivia – tsunami alarm in Chile

A 7.0 MAGNITUDE EARTHQUAKE has struck just north of Juliaca, Peru, about 100 miles NW of Arequipa on March 1, 2019. As of now there are no reports of injuries or damage....

Powerful M7.5 earthquake hits Ecuador near Peru border – Felt in Ecuador, Peru and Colombia

A major M7.5 earthquake hit 115km ESE of Palora, Ecuador at 10:17 (UTC) on February 22, 2019 and at a depth of 132 km. The quake was felt over very large distances...

Strong M5.5 earthquake hits Hokkaido Island producing huge landslides, closing the Chitose airport, canceling trains and metro and disrupting mobile communications

A 5.5-magnitude earthquake jolted Japan's northern island of Hokkaido on Thursday (Feb 21). Although there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage to property, the quake produced huge landslides, closed the...

‘Definitely out of the ordinary!’ Three shallow earthquakes registering over M3.0 hit Utah in less than 48 hours – Signs for a larger, devastating quake?

Utah is an earthquake country and 'typically' experiences 'around eight earthquakes a year that are magnitude 3. Well, three shallow earthquakes registering over M3.0 hit Utah in less than 48 hours. A M3.3 earthquake struck...

Cascadia: Series of moderate earthquakes strikes off Vancouver Island

A series of moderate earthquakes struck off the coast of Vancouver Island on Wednesday afternoon. Thousands of earthquake occur in British Columbia every year, but only a small fraction have a magnitude...

This earthquake lasted 50 days, but no one felt it

Back in the summer of 2016, a big earthquake struck northwestern Turkey. That’s not so unusual, considering that the region sits atop a highly active branching fault network that has a history of producing...