Earthquake News, Earthquake Pictures
Francesca Carrarini, a reporter for Italy’s Studio1 gets caught in an aftershock earthquake in the town of Mirandola.
A new study from the U.S. Geological Survey finds that a 600% increase in small earthquakes may be connected to fracking, drilling for natural gas and other materials in rock formations.
We are receiving reports of an earthquake in California.
Indonesia has issued a tsunami warning after a 7.3 earthquake hit off the coast.
Gozde Bahar, a 27 year old teacher has been pulled alive from the rubble of Turkey’s 7.2 earthquake.
Eyup Erdem, a teenage college student, has been pulled from the rubble of Turkey’s devastating earthquake alive.
The Washington Monument will temporarily be closed.
The White House has issued the following statement on the August 2011 east coast earthquake.
A 5.8 earthquake hit the Washington DC are Tuesday afternoon.
A 7.1 magnitude earthquake has hit off of the northeastern coast of Japan, still recovering from the devastating earthquake and tsunami of March 2011.
A 7.4 magnitude earthquake hit the Alaska region on Thursday night. That quake has prompted a tsunami warning for Alaska and the US west coast.
“A strong aftershock rattled northeastern Japan on Monday, briefly knocking out the power supply at the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant. Japan’s nuclear safety agency said that power was resumed to the unit-1, unit-2 and unit-3 reactors after a 50-minute interruption, allowing the critical cooling of hot fuel rods to resume.” READ MORE
“Hundreds of residents fled an Indonesian port town for higher ground on Monday when an earthquake struck south of Java with a magnitude estimated by US seismologists at 6.7.” READ MORE
“Rescuers in Japan have found a 70-year-old woman alive four days after a deadly earthquake and tsunami rocked the nation. Osaka fire department spokesman Yuko Kotani says the woman was found inside her house that was washed away by the tsunami in northeastern Japan’s Iwate prefecture.” READ MORE
Ai Sayama picture “Popular Japanese porn stars Maria Ozawa, Sola Aoi, and Ai Sayama are alive and well and have been using their social media accounts to help drum up support and morale for their countrymen.” READ MORE
Video shows water from Japan tsunami in Kesennuma City rushing toward photographer.
“In a travel alert issued Sunday, the State Department is urging all non-essential U.S. government personnel to defer travel to Japan. ” READ MORE
Japanese officials plan to release radioactive steam from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear reactor. They say that the emergency cooling function of the facility’s number three reactor has stopped working.
“A powerful tsunami spawned by the largest earthquake in Japan’s history slammed the eastern coast Friday, sweeping away boats, cars, homes and people as widespread fires burned out of control. A local news report said at least 15 people were killed. The magnitude 8.9 offshore quake was followed by at least 19 aftershocks, most of [...]
A powerful earthquake hit the island nation of New Zealand on Monday, leaving at least 65 dead according to early reports.
The US Geological Survey (USGS) reports that a 7.4 Earthquake has hit Pakistan.
Twitter users are reporting that a minor earthquake just hit in Hawaii. Early reports indicate that the earthquake was felt in Honolulu.
“A minor earthquake shook residents awake in the DC area early Friday, rattling windows but apparently causing no serious damage. And while Californians might scoff at the 3.6 magnitude quake, Susan Potter, a geophysicist at the U.S. Geological Survey, said it was the strongest to hit within 30 miles of DC since they began keeping [...]
“Earthquake, prelim magnitude of 5.1, strikes 54 miles northeast of Talca, Chile ” Link
A tsunami warning has been issued for Indonesia after a 7.4 earthquake off of the north coast of Papua, Indonesia…
A 7.4 earthquake has hit near the north coast of Papua, Indonesia, according to MSNBC…
“The largest of the quakes — a magnitude 5.7 temblor — was recorded at 9:26 p.m., the U.S. Geological Survey said. It could be felt throughout Los Angeles County. That quake was centered five miles southeast of Ocotillo in San Diego County and 16 miles east-northeast of Jacumba in eastern San Diego County, the survey [...]
The US Geological Survey (USGS) is reporting a 6.4 earthquake off of Japan’s Honshu Island.
Nicobar Islands picture “A strong 7.7 magnitude earthquake struck Saturday west of India’s Nicobar Islands, triggering a tsunami watch in the Indian Ocean, according to the Unites States Geological Survey (USGS). The epicenter of the quake was 107 miles west of Misha on the Nicobar Islands and 275 miles west-northwest of Banda Aceh, Sumatra, Indonesia [...]
“At least 51 people died when an earthquake of 6.0 magnitude struck a village and outlying areas near the town of Elazig in eastern Turkey early on Monday, officials in the region said. The village of Okcular was largely destroyed and rescue workers struggled to free a handful of survivors, the officials added. A second [...]
“A 5.9-magnitude earthquake struck Turkey early Monday morning, the U.S. Geological Survey said. There were no immediate reports of injuries, deaths or damage.” [Link]
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