More than 250 shallow earthquakes shake Reno, Nevada in 7 days – A warning for larger events to come?

South Reno has been shaking, ever so gently, for six days now. Seismometers in the area have picked up more than 250 small temblors since late last Thursday. The largest in the swarm so...

Rare M4.1 earthquake and aftershock rattles Duchesne, Utah

The shaking started early this morning for residents of Duchesne, Utah as a rare M4.1 earthquake struck at 7:01 a.m. on May 25, 2016. The first tremor was followed by a smaller M3.0 quake that hit the...

Elevated earthquake activity on Friday the 13th

The earthquake activity on Friday, May 13, 2016 was especially high from Pakistan to Hawaii. From 19 earthquakes in the area, only two were below M4.5. Insane I think this is worth noting. According to USGS, 33...

Dramatic before-and-after pictures show how Ridgecrest earthquakes caused the ground to break in California

Millions felt the shaking from the Ridgecrest earthquake. But it's only watching those new satellite images that you will understand how California’s biggest earthquake in nearly two decades...

Impending earthquake or tsunami in Venezuela? Strange and massive sea retreat observed in Higuerote – June 2 2014

Last Monday, June 2, 2014, many residents and tourists at Higuerote were surprised and baffled as they observed that the sea had suddenly 'lost' four meters, and quickly sounded alarms about impending earthquakes or...

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...

Rare oarfish washes up on the salt marsh in Aramoana, New Zealand

This rare 3m deep sea oarfish has washed up on the salt marsh at Aramoana. The serpent-like ''bizarre'' marine specimen can grow to 11m long, live in deep water and seem to come up to feed on the...

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....

Seismic activity increases because we are closer to the sun!

We are entering a period of greater seismic activity because we are closer to the sun. This is one of the hyphothesis to explain the increase of large earthquakes around the world. The second...

M6.4 earthquake hits Southern California and rattles Nevada

A M6.4 earthquake rattled parts of Southern California and Nevada on July 4, 2019. This is the strongest earthquake to hit Southern California in nearly 20 years. The shallow quake - reported by...

Fracking Responsible for Mysterious Earthquake Swarm at Fayetteville Shale in Arkansas – May 2013

Thank you to an active follower who sent me the link. At least three dozen earthquakes were felt in central Arkansas over last week, the strongest of which was 3.5 magnitude. Most quakes hit...

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...

The Ring of Fire is waking up: Powerful M7.9 earthquake hits Alaska just 3 hours after a destructive M6.0 earthquake hits Indonesia – Tsunami warnings all along the West coast of North America

This is insane! Planet Earth has accumulated lots of energy, which has to be released... Within three hours on January 23, 2018, a dangerous and shallow M7.9 earthquake hit 280km SE of Kodiak, Alaska...

3.7 magnitude earthquake strikes Colorado with tremors felt 200 miles away

A 3.7 magnitude earthquake struck northwestern Colorado late Saturday morning at 11:48 a.m. MDT. The rumbling sounded like an explosion. Everything was rattling even 200 miles away. Must have been pretty scary. The temblor hit at 11:48...

M4.4 earthquake rattles millions across Oklahoma and Kansas

A magnitude 4.4 earthquake shook parts of Oklahoma and Kansas early Saturday morning. The quake, centered about 21 miles north of Enid, shook millions of residents across southern Oklahoma and northern Kansas. According to USGS, about 3,000...

Seismic unrest in Iceland: M4.8 earthquake hits near Siglufjörður and Aksja volcano rattled by M3.8 quake followed by smaller aftershocks

A M3.8 earthquake rattled Askja volcano on March 14, 2018 at 21:10 UTC. Several smaller tremors followed. This is the largest quake in the area since August 2014. It was followed this morning at...

Albania Hit by Strongest Earthquake in Decades – M5.6 Earthquake Injures Dozens, Damages Buildings, Disrupts Power and is Felt From Italy to Greece

Albania was rattled by its strongest earthquake in decades on Saturday, September 21, 2019. The M5.6 earthquake hit 6km N of Durres and sent people fleeing into the...

Pressure is building up: It’s been almost two weeks that a strong quake (>M6.0) hasn’t occurred around the world

Large earthquake with a magnitude higher than M6.0 are getting rare these days. There have been no M6.0 or stronger quakes since April 19, 2018. This is more than 13 days now. And this is...

Latest loud booms reports: 6 earthquakes in San Diego, sonic boom in Finland and noise advisories for May 2015

Here the latest loud boom reports as well as noise advisories from around the world! It seems that army and police are training heavily! Are we missing something? Spotlight story: 6 earthquakes rattle San Diego and Salton Sea...

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

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 be much wrong here. But...

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...

Seattle be READY! This is how the ‘Really Big One’ M9.0 Cascadia earthquake could play out (video)

One of the worst nightmares for many Pacific Northwest residents is a huge earthquake along the offshore Cascadia Subduction Zone, which would unleash damaging and likely deadly shaking in coastal Washington, Oregon, British Columbia...

Seattle earthquakes: Surviving Cascadia M9.0

This video describes Seattle's true earthquake dangers... And what you can do to stay safe. The Cascadia subduction zone is an almost 700 mile-long...

Rare M5.8 earthquake strikes off North Korea in the Sea of Japan – Largest quake in that area since 1994

A RARE magnitude 5.8 earthquake struck off North Korea in the Sea of Japan on July 13, 2017. The last large quake in that part of the Sea of Japan was in 1994. An earthquake of...

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...

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...

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

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More than 65,500 Earthquakes Hit Central Italy in 9 months

More than 65,500 earthquakes have hit Central Italy within nine months. And it is not close to stop: 100 and 150 tremors shake the region on average each day. The seismic sequence that currently hits central Italy...

Swarm of quakes rattles Mount Rainier for 20 mins

A little swarm of earthquakes were recorded under Mount Rainier Thursday morning, February 11, 2016. The mountain was shaken by a series of quakes for about 20 minutes. Yesterday morning, there was a little swarm of quakes under...

US Earthquakes: M4.9 earthquake hits off Oregon coast, 742 earthquakes strike California and Nevada in ONE week

The US has been rocked by a series of eight earthquakes in less than a 24 hour period, excluding Alaska. The largest earthquake was a magnitude 4.9 earthquake which happened off Bandon, Oregon at...

Strange noises reported during M5.6 earthquake hits Romania

A M5.6 earthquake hit the Vrancea seismic area, Romanian just before midnight on September 23, 2016 creating strange noises and rumblings. Tremors of the strongest earthquake this year in Romania were felt across Romania and in...

M5.6 earthquake hits Petrolia at the southern tip of the Cascadia subduction zone – follows a series of more than 1,000 earthquakes in California and series off Oregon

On June 23, 2019, a M5.6 earthquake hit off Petrolia, northern California at 03:50am at a depth of 9.4km (5.8 miles). The quake was reported by more...

M8.1 earthquake downgraded to M7.8 by USGS hits Fiji

The Republic of Fiji is currently being hit by a series of earthquake with the strongest first measured at M8.1 before being donwgraded by USGS to M7.8. The very powerful but deep earthquake struck at...

Colorado Halts Fracking Site Work Following Earthquakes After Ohio – June 2014

Second Greeley earthquake halts injection site work! Colorado oil and gas regulators have halted work at a Greeley wastewater injection site after a second small earthquake was detected in the area on Monday. This is...

Mysterious glowing light in the sky during deadly M7.5 earthquake in New Zealand: Earthquake light?

What was that strange light in the sky? An earthquake light? Many people overnight reported seeing strange lights in the sky during the deadly New Zealand's earthquake, a phenomenon that has been reported for centuries...

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...

And suddenly the soil started sliding under houses in the Philippines

Sometimes, when the soil is saturated in water it starts sliding! Watch the terrifying moment the ground collapses and opens up in the province of Benguet, Philippines. This message accompanies the soil liquefaction video: Nangyare sa Benguet noon Aug...

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...

Japan national seismic hazard map: The probability of a major earthquake occurring within the next 30 years has increased significantly in northern Japan

The probability of a major earthquake occurring within the next 30 years has increased significantly in eastern Hokkaido, including Kushiro and Nemuro, according to a new seismic hazard map released by a Japanese Government...

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...