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Wednesday, October 18, 2017

MAGNITUDE 7.2 QUAKE HITS NEAR FIJI

Authorities say a magnitude 7.2 earthquake hit near the Fiji Islands, causing a tsunami warning for parts of the Pacific Ocean. The U.S. Geological Survey...

Earthquake triggers widespread reports of shaking

Maui County residents felt a 4.6-magnitude earthquake that struck at 5:33 a.m. Friday between Maui and Hawaii island. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center determined that...

America ‘Overdue’ for Catastrophic Earthquake

Imagine being forced to stay inside from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. while living without electricity. That's the plight of millions in Puerto Rico today. Meanwhile,...

Magnitude 6.3 earthquake strikes southern Peru

A magnitude 6.3 earthquake has struck southern Peru, the US Geological Survey says. The quake's epicentre was located 45km northwest of the town of Juliaca...

Two earthquakes recorded today in northwest Oklahoma

The U.S. Geological Survey has recorded two small earthquakes near Mooreland in northwestern Oklahoma. The USGS reports a 3.3 magnitude quake at 3:35 a.m. Monday...

4.7 earthquake rattles Fiji

Seismotectonics of the Eastern Margin of the Australia Plate The eastern margin of the Australia plate is one of the most sesimically active areas of...

Dormant FAULT LINE triggered in Europe: Italy earthquakes set off HUGE ‘domino effect’

TWO earthquakes that hit Italy yesterday are linked to the deadly tremors experienced in August, and experts are now warning that the tension beneath...

Could a mega-quake trigger another ICE AGE?

Throughout Earth's 4.5 billion-year history, it has changed from a fiery volcanic rock to a frozen lump of ice hurtling through space. While environmental factors,...

Earthquake strikes off coast of Sydney DAYS after tsunami evacuation map TERRIFIES locals

AN EARTHQUAKE has struck off the New South Wales coast just days after residents were left fearing an imminent tsunami. It came following a map...

Unusually high numbers of earthquakes hit Switzerland last year

More earthquakes than normal shook Switzerland last year. The cheese and chocolate country experienced 880 earthquakes in 2016, slightly more than the 40-year average, according...