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Very strong and shallow M7.5 earthquake hits New Caledonia, tsunami waves observed

Very strong and shallow M7.5 earthquake hits New Caledonia, tsunami waves observed A very strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M7.5 hit south of the Loyalty Islands, New Caledonia at 04:18 UTC on December 5, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting M7.6 at a depth…

Magnitude 7.5 earthquake strikes in Pacific near New Caledonia: ‘It was really surprising’

Magnitude 7.5 earthquake strikes in Pacific near New Caledonia: ‘It was really surprising’ WELLINGTON, New Zealand — A powerful earthquake that struck in the southern Pacific Ocean on Wednesday sent jitters around the region after authorities warned of possible tsunamis, but there were no initial reports of destructive waves or major damage. The magnitude 7.5…

Anchorage schools closed all week after earthquake damage

Anchorage schools closed all week after earthquake damage Anchorage Schools will be closed all week in the aftermath of the 7.0 earthquake that struck Southcentral Alaska on Friday. All after-school activities are canceled as well. The first day back in class will be Monday, Dec. 10. Superintendent Deena Bishop made the decision to close schools…

Alaska putting together pieces after massive earthquake

Alaska putting together pieces after massive earthquake The supply chain of food and other goods delivered to the Port of Anchorage from the Lower 48 has not been disrupted by the powerful earthquake that caused widespread damage to roads in the Anchorage area. Source: Alaska putting together pieces after massive earthquake

Strong M6.3 earthquake hits Banda Sea at intermediate depth, Indonesia

Strong M6.3 earthquake hits Banda Sea at intermediate depth, Indonesia A strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.3 hit Banda Sea, Indonesia at 13:27 UTC on December 1, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 140.6 km (87 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.3 at a depth of 135 km (84 miles). This earthquake…

Mysterious Rumble Rolled Around Earth – Strange Earthquake Waves

Mysterious Rumble Rolled Around Earth – Strange Earthquake Waves Strange earthquake waves rippled around Earth, and nobody knows why On the morning of November 11, just before 9:30 UT, a mysterious rumble rolled around the world. The seismic waves began roughly 15 miles off the shores of Mayotte, a French island sandwiched between Africa and the…

“It Was Anarchy” As Mag 7 Earthquake Rocks Anchorage; Tsunami Warning Issued…”USGS has lifted the tsunami warning.”

“It Was Anarchy” As Mag 7 Earthquake Rocks Anchorage; Tsunami Warning Issued…”USGS has lifted the tsunami warning.” by Tyler DurdenZeroHedge.com Fri, 11/30/2018 Update: White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said President Trump has been briefed on the earthquake. Meanwhile, USGS has lifted the tsunami warning. * * * A magnitude 7.0 earthquake hit Anchorage,…

Magnitude 5.9 Earthquake Hits Northern Japan – Meteorological Agency

Magnitude 5.9 Earthquake Hits Northern Japan – Meteorological Agency TOKYO (Sputnik) – A 5.9-magnitude earthquake stroke off the east coast of Japan’s northern Aomori Prefecture on Honshu Island and south of the island of Hokkaido on Wednesday, the Japan Meteorological Agency said.Source: Magnitude 5.9 Earthquake Hits Northern Japan – Meteorological Agency From News Feed

Shallow M6.0 earthquake near the coast of San Andres archipelago, Caribbean Sea

Shallow M6.0 earthquake near the coast of San Andres archipelago, Caribbean Sea A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.0 hit near Archipelago of San Andrés, Providencia and Santa Catalina (Colombia), the Caribbean Sea at 03:40 UTC on November 25, 2018 (21:40 LT, November 24). The agency is reporting a depth of…

Over 500 hurt in magnitude 6.3 earthquake in western Iran

Over 500 hurt in magnitude 6.3 earthquake in western Iran A magnitude 6.3 earthquake struck western Iran near its border with Iraq on Sunday night, injuring more than 400 people and sending fearful residents running into the streets, authorities said. Source: Over 500 hurt in magnitude 6.3 earthquake in western Iran

Deep M6.7 earthquake hits Fiji

Deep M6.7 earthquake hits Fiji A strong and deep earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.7 hit Fiji region at 20:25 UTC on November 18, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 533 km (331 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.6 at a depth of 520 km (323 miles). According to the USGS, the epicenter…

Strong and shallow M6.2 earthquake hits Solomon Islands

Strong and shallow M6.2 earthquake hits Solomon Islands A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.2 hit near the Solomon Islands at 03:26 UTC on November 16, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 10.6 km (6.6 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.3 at a depth of 30 km (18.6 miles). The…

Strong and shallow M6.3 earthquake North Atlantic Ocean

Strong and shallow M6.3 earthquake North Atlantic Ocean A strong and shallow M6.3 earthquake was registered in the North Atlantic Ocean at 14:03 UTC on November 11, 2018. USGS is reporting a depth of 7.3 km (4.5 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.3 at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). According to the USGS, the…