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...

Are you Prepared for the Next Big One? Earthquake Swarm at Long Valley Caldera, California

The Long Valley Caldera is experiencing a large seismic swarm. Long Valley Caldera "Supervolcano" on High Alert! As magma moves through the earth, it displaces and fractures rock along the way, causing earthquakes recorded by seismometers at...

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

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 pictures captured by the land-observing...

Montana earthquake swarm continues after M5.8 earthquake on July 6 2017

A 5.8 magnitude earthquake struck western Montana around 12:30 a.m. Thursday. The shaking was felt as far away as 500 miles (805 kilometers). Now a swarm of aftershocks continues to hit the same region, southeast...

Millions of prawns beach on the shores of Playa Brava in Iquique – Sign of an uncoming earthquake?

Playa Brava in Iquique has now turned red... Prawn red! A sign of the next big one? Scientists are baffled by this apocalyptic mass die-off and will conduct various tests - water and shellfish - to determine the...

Mysterious Booms and Shaking in Rogers County Oklahoma – January 25 2014

Many Rogers County residents report hearing and feeling a loud 'boom' People in Claremore, Catoosa, Inola Verdigris and Pryor in Oklahoma reported hearing and feeling mysterious loud booming sounds on Saturday night, Jan. 25 2014. Reports vary...

Extreme M7.1 earthquake hits Mexico, causing buildings to sway sickeningly in Mexico City – Widespread damage 119 dead and increasing in videos and pictures

A powerful earthquake jolted central Mexico on Tuesday, causing buildings to sway sickeningly in the capital on the anniversary of a 1985 quake that did major damage. Widespread damage has been reported around the epicenter....

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

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 before downgrading it at M6.5....

Michigan earthquake boom shakes residents from Kalamazoo to Metro Detroit

Houses shook, windows rattled as the low rubble of Michigan's earthquake hit residents from East Lansing to Kalamazoo to Metro Detroit to Saginaw. So did you feel the shake and hear a boom? The United States Geological...

The ring of fire is overheating: Enhanced activity at Mt Bromo and Mt Sinabung and M5.9 earthquake in Vanuatu and M5.6 earthquake in Coquimbo, Chile

The ring of fire is overheating! Two volcanoes in Indonesia erupted today. And two large quakes, one in Vanuatu and one in Chile were also reported. Something is going on... Volcano eruptions and strong earthquakes currently...

Earthquake swarm rattles Nevada – 3 large quakes (M5.7, M5.7, M5.3) hit near Nevada-California state line

A series of at least 27 earthquakes was reported on December 28, 2016, near the Nevada-California state line. The first temblor occurred at 12:22 a.m. Pacific time with a magnitude of 5.7 near Hawthorne, Nev....

Rare M5.3 earthquake hits Big Island in Hawaii

A noteworthy earthquake struck Hawaii yesterday. The M5.3 earthquake hit near Volcano, Big Island on June 8, 2017. The earthquake record since 1823 shows that each year the State of Hawaii averages about 100 magnitude-3 (M3)...

M6.3 and M6.4 earthquakes hit off New Caledonia within 40 minutes – 17 M5.8 and M4.6 quakes follow in very shallow earthquake swarm

Again a strong earthquake swarm around the world! Today morning, two very shallow and strong M6.3 and M6.4 earthquakes hit at a depth of 10km off New Caledonia in an interval of approximately 40...

Greater global seismic unrest currently underway – Rare earthquakes are shaking the west coast of the US

The West coast of the US is waking up! Within the past 24 hours, three faint to strong rare earthquakes have shaken the US West coast.   First, a 4.1M earthquake struck near Salton Sea butte Volcanoes, Southern...

Strong M6.2 earthquake strikes Pacific Northwest at the northern pit of the Cascadia subduction zone in Canada

A strong M6.2 earthquake hit the Pacific Northwest in the Haida Gwaii region, British Columbia, Canada on July 4, 2019. The quake was shallow - 10km (6.2 miles)....

Vanuatu powerful M7.0 earthquake prompts tsunami alert

A powerful M7.0 earthquake has struck the island of Malakula in Vanuatu on April 28, 2016. There was no immediate reports of damage or casualties but a tsunami alert has been issued. The earthquake struck at 7:33...

Volcano Katla in Iceland shaken by strongest quake since 1977, then sulfur smell emanates from river

The subglacial volcano Katla in Iceland was hit by a shallow M4.5 earthquake - the largest earthquake since 1977 - on July 26, 2017. Following the quake, a strong smell of sulfur coming out of...

Deep M6.8 earthquake rattles Bolivia after M6.1 earthquake hits south of Fiji Island (maps) – Volcanic eruptions in Indonesia, Japan and Costa Rica

A strong M6.8 earthquake hit Bolivia at 13:40 UTC on April 2, 2018 at a depth of 557.2 km (346 miles) 13.1 km (8.1 miles) NNE of Carandayti. There are 120 000 people living...

Strongest earthquake in 30 years strikes Norseman, Western Australia – Loud booms

Geoscience Australia recorded a M5.5 earthquake south-east of Norseman at 5.40pm (9.40am UTC) on June 8, 2016. Rumblings were felt in Perth and loud booms around the epicenter after Western Australia’s strongest earthquake in almost...

M6.3, M5.9 and M5.7 earthquakes hit off Hila, Indonesia within 20 minutes on October 31, 2017

A series of strong earthquakes rattled Hila, Indonesia within 20 minutes on October 31, 2017. It all started at 11:31 with a M5.9 earthquake 47km WSW of Hila, Indonesia. The M5.7 earthquake hit 3 minutes...

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...

Seismic swarm between Tenerife and Gran Canaria in the Canary Islands: More than 270 earthquakes have hit the area since April 29 and there is a huge fault just where they hit!

A swarm of small earthquakes is currently striking in between Tenerife and Gran Canaria. Although it seems to slow down, more than 270 earthquakes hit the area since April 29, 2018. And it doesn't...

M5.4 earthquake strikes near active Momotombo Volcano, Nicaragua sparking fear of a new devastating eruption

An M5.4 earthquake struck nearby the active Momotombo Volcano in Nicaragua on September 14, 2016. This moderatly-strong quake was followed by a series of more than 60 aftershocks sparking fear of a devastating eruption of...

West Yellowstone rattled by M3.3 quake

A M3.3 earthquake rattled West Yellowstone on January 20, 2017. The main quake was followed by a series of 3 smaller tremors. The M3.3 quake rattled at 16:37 (UTC) on January 20, 2017. The epicenter of...

Mystery booms, rumblings, geysers: Signs of new mega volcanic eruption at Deccan Traps?

Residents of Madhya Pradesh fear a near volcanic eruption as they experience shakings accompanied by terrifying sounds. Also cracks form in their brick houses. Mud buildings collapse and water is gushing out of their handpumps...

M6.3 earthquake hits western Iran injuring 200 – Same area where another tremor killed over 600 people last year

An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.3 has shaken western Iran, 114km northwest of the city of Ilam, near its border with Iraq. At least 115 were injured in Sarpol-e Zahab and the neighbouring...

5.5-magnitude earthquake injures 60 and damages roads and buildings in Tibet on May 11, 2016

A 5.5-magnitude earthquake struck the mountainous region of Tibet on May 11, 2016. The quake injured 60, damaged roads, houses and buildings and triggered landslides. The powerful quake struck at 1:15 am (UTC) 44 miles (70.0 km) north-west of...

Powerful earthquake hits near Tambora Volcano, Indonesia – Sign of another imminent super eruption?

With an estimated ejecta volume of 160 km3 (38 cu mi), Tambora's 1815 outburst was the largest volcanic eruption in recorded history. And a powerful earthquake - 5.8 in magnitude - hit within miles of...

Some crazy phenomena that occurred during the New Madrid earthquakes in 1811-1812

The New Madrid earthquakes were the biggest earthquakes in American history. They occurred in the central Mississippi Valley, but were felt as far away as New York City,...

Giant 18 feet oarfish washes up dead in Peru just 24 hours before the dangerous M7.2 earthquake in Mexico

A giant oarfish washed ashore on the beach of Los Yuyales in Peru around 1:30pm on February 15, 2018, so just 24 hours before a very powerful earthquake of 7.2-magnitude hit Mexico on February...

Energetic earthquake swarm detected at Takawangha volcano (Alaska) – Alert levels risen – No historical eruptions known

An energetic earthquake swarm was detected at Takawangha on January 23, 2017 by the Alaska Volcano Observatory (AVO). The sequence is continuing. Is this the sign of an imminent explosion for a volcano that has no...

Rare M5.0 earthquake hits just below arctic circle in Northern Yukon, Canada – Largest quake this year and 6th biggest quake ever

A rare M5.0 earthquake hit Northern Yukon on December 22, 2017, just below the Arctic Circle. This is the 6th largest quake ever measured in the area and the largest tremor this year. The 5.0...

Very strong and shallow M6.8 earthquake hits Sulawesi, Indonesia

A very strong and shallow M6.8 earthquake hit Sulawesi, Indonesia on May 29, 2017. The dangerous quake was followed by 3 aftershocks with magnitudes ranging between 4.7 and 5.0. The earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.9...

Seismic unrest in Iceland: Intense series of earthquakes hits extinct volcano while M3.4 strikes the central caldera of the Bárðarbunga system

An intense earthquake swarm in Mt. Herðubreið in the NE Central Highlands shows no sign of slowing down. Nearly two hundred quakes have been detected just south of the volcano since the swarm...

Not One, But Three New Islands Following Major Pakistan’s Earthquake

When the shock of the temblor subsided on Tuesday, people living in the coastal town of Gwadar were stunned to see a new island in the sea. That's not all. Two other islands have come...

Mystery boom and rumblings as unusual M5.2 earthquake strikes southern Queensland

A low rumbling sound was emitted by a large but shallow M5.2 earthquake off Queensland's south east coast at 9.41am on July 30, 2015. That's the biggest earthquake to hit the area since 1901 when...

Strong M6.9 earthquake hits Fiji – no tsunami threat

The Fiji - Tonga region was hit by a strong M6.9 earthquake at 17:28 UTC on February 24, 2017. There are no people living within a 100 km (62 miles) radius and no imminent tsunami...

Powerful M6.6 earthquake hits Fiji, no tsunami alert

A powerful M6.6 earthquake hit 161km SSE of Ndoi Island, Fiji on May 28, 2016. On May 27, the region was struck by another strong quake of magnitude 6.4. No tsunami alert has been issued. The...

Photos of devastation after the tsunami and M8.3 earthquake engulf Coquimbo, Chile

There is nothing much to say about these pictures of the tsunami and M8.3 earthquake that shook Chile on September 16, 2015. Just pray for them! Coquimbo has been devastated by the tsunami after a...

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...