Earthquake Map: Dangerous US Earthquake Hot Spots Beyond California

This earthquake map shows that California isn’t the only state with a serious earthquake hazard. There are several lesser-known fault zones striking other parts of the country. They are just as dangerous or even freakier...

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...

The seismic unrest continues around Tanagua volcano and Adak, Alaska

Yesterday, I was exposing that a M6.4, followed by a M5.2, earthquake hit near Tanaga volcano. It seems that the unrest continues with more than 33 earthquakes - 9 of them between M4.5 and M5.0 -...

California’s “Big One” could trigger super cycle of destructive earthquakes

A major earthquake – the Big One – is statistically almost certain in California in the coming decades. According to a new study, it is likely to be followed by a series of similar-sized temblors! The...

M4.6 and M4.7 earthquakes hit near Eureka, California – Series of 24 tremors hit The Geysers, Ca

A magnitude 4.6 earthquake hit off the coast of Northern California Thursday morning at 9:24 a.m. about eight miles west of Humboldt Hill and roughly 11 miles away from Eureka. It was followed by...

Is Yellowstone Supervolcano About to Erupt? Staggering Underground Activity At Yellowstone Lake – February 2 2014

A seismometer inside a borehole at Yellowstone National Park has begun reporting staggering underground activity near the southwest corner of Yellowstone Lake, possibly signaling the beginning of an eruption of the Super Volcano at...

Strong M6.1 earthquake rattles Fiji – Second strong quake to shake the island nation this year

A 6.1 magnitude earthquake has hit off the coast of Fiji on January 14, 2017. This is the second strong shake to rattle the earth near the island nation this year. Today's quake's epicentre was 152km...

Rare powerful magnitude 6.0 earthquake hits Antarctica

A rare powerful magnitude 6.0 earthquake struck the region around the Balleny Islands, Antarctica on January 31, 2016. The strong shallow earthquake was recorded at 5:39pm at a depth of 10 km 473km (294mi) NE of Young Island,...

Fault Lines in the US: This Map Shows the Major Earthquake Hazard Areas Within the United States

This map shows the major fault lines in the US! And there are many more than what you would expect! This map courtesy of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) shows the major earthquake hazard areas within the United...

3 strong earthquakes rattle the world in 4 hours on April 20, 2016: M6.1 in Ecuador, M5.8 in Japan and M5.8 in Atlantic ocean

There is no rest! Since about a week or so strong earthquakes are literally booming around the globe. Today, April 20, 2016, three have to be added to the list: A 6.1-magnitude earthquake in Ecuador...

Swarm of 16 earthquakes rattles San Francisco Bay Area after series of 60 earthquakes hit the Danville area last week

Several magnitude 2 and 3 earthquakes rumbled through the San Francisco Bay Area on Friday. It's the latest seismic activity to add to a swarm of 60 earthquakes greater than magnitude 1 to hit...

Mysterious spike in Carbon Monoxide over California – Precursor to ‘The Big One’

Anomalic Carbon Monoxide concentrations have reported over California on February 26, 2016.  What the heck is going on? Could it be a precursor to 'The Big One'? On February 26, The Global Forecast System model recorded...

These 5 fault lines are directly below Los Angeles and have the potential to inflict more devastation than a San Andreas quake

The San Andreas Fault in the Southern California desert gets most of the local earthquake press and the starring roles in summer blockbusters. But scientists are getting better at mapping the fault lines...

Extremely rare M4.8 earthquake hits near Shishmaref, Alaska – Biggest quake in the region

Shishmaref, AK has had a total of 8 earthquakes since 1931. And the largest earthquake within 30 miles of Shishmaref, AK was a 4.8 Magnitude in 1982. Today, July 9th, a 4.8-magnitude earthquake hit 28km...

What Is Going On In Oklahoma? Record Earthquake Activity Tied To Oil And Gas Exploration

This year may be a record year for Oklahoma... In number of EARTHQUAKES. And this because of human operations. An earthquake swarm has rocked Oklahoma, starting Friday, April 4, 2014 and ending Saturday, April5, 2014....

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...

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...

Worldwide volcanic unrest: Manam volcano evacuations (Papua New Guinea), sudden increase in seismicity under San Miguel volcano (El Salvador), Poás Volcano closed indefinitely and Turrialba keeps spewing ash (Costa Rica)

he volcanic unrest continues around the world. Within the last two days, the Manam volcano eruption has triggered evacuations in Papua New Guinea. The sudden increase in seismicity under San Miguel volcano preoccupates officials in...

Rare M2.6 earthquake shakes Maine – 911 telephone line inundated with calls about the rumble and boom – M2.7 earthquake New Madrid Fault Zone

A rare and noisy M2.6 earthquake shook at 6:46 p.m on January 17, 2018, 4 miles southeast of Richmond, Maine. The town's police chief reported the 911 telephone line was inundated with calls about...

Mount Aso volcano eruption after powerful M7.0 earthquake in Japan

Mount Aso is the largest active volcano in Japan and stands in Aso Kujū National Park in Kumamoto Prefecture, on the island of Kyushu. The volcano awoke after a series of major earthquakes that shook...

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...

Mount Etna sparks fears of fiery eruption after rapid swarm of earthquakes in Italy

Mount Etna, one of the word's most active volcanoes, sparked fears of a fiery eruption on Thursday after a rapid succession of powerful tremors rocked the fiery mountain. Residents of the ancient city of...

Swarm of 6 small earthquakes hits Yellowstone Lake, 23 miles from Old Faithful Geyser, Wyoming

A swarm of 6 small earthquakes hit Yellowstone Lake, 23 miles from Old Faithful Geyser, Wyoming on June 23, 2016. Is this increased geological activity another sign that the ground under the lake rising significantly? After...

Insider warnings: Martial law and millions of deaths when “Big One” hits California

The Big One is a long-overdue megaquake that’s expected to strike the west coast at any time, with California suffering the brunt of the devastation. Yet according to one first responder, the damage that will...

Second earthquake swarm in one week hits off Oregon coast on the Cascadia Subduction Zone

A swarm of earthquakes shook the Cascadia Subduction Zone off of the Oregon coast on Sunday morning shortly after 9:00 a.m., according to U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). The swarm marks the second in just...

Lombok lifted 10 inches by M6.9 earthquake that killed nearly 400 in Indonesia

Scientists say the powerful Indonesian M6.9 earthquake that killed nearly 400 people lifted the island by as much as 25 centimeters (10 inches). The National Disaster Mitigation Agency said on Saturday that 387 people...

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...

Swarm of 8 rare earthquakes strike Queensland – And you can expect more tremors!

A series of eight rare earthquakes rattled Queensland, Australia in the past week. Saturday's magnitude-5.7 earthquake is the equal second-strongest earthquake in recorded history in Queensland, behind the magnitude-6.0 event in 1918 and packed as...

After Iraq, Now Costa Rica: Dangerous M6.5 earthquake hits Costa Rica 8 hours after M7.2 at Irak-Iran border

A dangerous and shallow M6.5 earthquake hit Costa Rica, at 02:28 UTC. The epicenter was situated at a depth of 20 km (12.3 mi) and only 16 km (9.9 mi) from Jaco and 63...

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...

Like a miracle: The mythical Saraswati river revives after 4,000 years in India

Can we take the Saraswati river out of the realm of myth and make it a reality? The mysterious Saraswati river - a river greater than the Indus and the Ganges, which flowed from the...

‘People are slowly dying’: State of emergency declared by PNG authorities after M7.5 earthquake

Nearly five days after a 7.5 magnitude earthquake struck Papua New Guinea, the worst-hit regions remained largely cut off on Friday, with aid only just starting to arrive in some affected areas and the...

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...

M5.8 Sichuan earthquake: At least 12 dead and 134 injured – Widespread infrastructure destruction in China

The toll from a strong 5.8-magnitude earthquake in southwest China rose to 12 dead and 134 injured on Tuesday (Jun 18) as rescuers pulled bodies and survivors from wrecked buildings.

I am wondering what is going on there: 6th rare earthquake hits Nebraska in less than a week

More earthquakes have hit in central Nebraska. The U.S. Geological Survey say that an earthquake with a magnitude of 3.1 hit around 4:48 p.m. Monday. With this most recent earthquake, there have now been...

Mysterious tsunami waves recorded after M5.9 earthquake in the Kermadec region, New Zealand baffle scientists worldwide

On December 8, 2017, a M5.9 earthquake struck ~200km south of Raoul Island and on the southern margin of Curtis Island in the Kermadecs, New Zealand. A few hours after the seismic event, tunami waves...

San Francisco Bay area earthquake swarm migrates toward the major Calaveras Fault

75 quakes have rattled the beautiful town of Danville - you remember 'Mrs. Doubtfire' - last week? The shallow quakes hit at a depth of 5-7 km (3-4 mi) on a unmapped fault or...

4.4 Magnitude Earthquake Rocks Los Angeles – March 17 2014

It's the second 'large' earthquake within a week in California. As reported by the USGS, a 4.4-magnitude earthquake has struck just to the northwest of downtown Los Angeles at around 6:30 PST. The quake's epicenter was...

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...