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7.9 Magnitude Earthquake in Alaska Triggers Tsunami Warnings, but Quickly Cancelled

An earthquake with a magnitude of 7.9 struck Monday about 15 miles from Little Sitkin Island, Alaska. The earthquake had a depth of 71 miles, according to seismologists. The Alaska earthquake set off a tsunami warning, but it generated only a small wave. The earthquake occurred about 12:53 p.m. local time with officials sending out the initial tsunami warnings for coastal areas from Nikolski to Attu,...

Earthquake in California Today at 4.6 Magnitude Shakes Santa Barbara Area

An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.6 occurred in the Los Angeles, California area today. According to the U.S. Geological Survey the earthquake hit at 7:38 a.m. and was three miles from Isla Vista, five miles WSW from Goleta, and twelve miles west of Santa Barbara. Initial reports indicated that the quake had a magnitude of 4.9, but was quickly downgraded to a 4.6. Officials say that the quake started...

Earthquake Today in Ontario, Quebec Canada with Magnitude-5.1

An earthquake in Canada was felt through the Quebec and eastern Ontario areas on Friday morning. Tremors could be felt as far away as Hamilton. Earthquakes Canada reported two earthquake events on Friday morning with the first one being a 5.1 magnitude earthquake at 9:43 a.m. near Shawville, Quebec and a second 4.2 magnitude quake near Braeside, Ontario at 9:53 a.m. Simone Paul who works at the University...

Earthquake in California Today: Series of Three Earthquakes with 4.7 Magnitude Felt Across SoCal

A series of three earthquakes trembled Southern California today, Monday, March 11, 2013. The U.S. Geological Survey reported one earthquake measuring at a 4.7 magnitude, and centered 14 miles southwest of La Quinta, Calif., and 23 miles south of Palm Springs, Calif., but was felt over a wide area of Southern California. The quake was at a depth of about eight miles, according to the USGS. According...

Earthquake in New Jersey Hits Ringwood Community with 2.0 Magnitude Shake

Still trying to recover from Superstorm Sandy, New Jersey is still recovering from its’ aftermath. Many are still without power as well as no home to go to; it will take time for the state to fully recover. As far as how long recovery will take, it will depend on nothing new happening that could further delay efforts; such as bad weather or an earthquake hitting the state. Unfortunately for New...

Earthquake in California Today: Cluster of 4.5 Magnitude Shakes the Southern State

There are several times in a year when Mother Nature captures the attention of not only local and state residents, but the attention of the entire nation. For the state of California, earthquakes may be as common as chocolate ice cream, but on August 9, 2012 California residents were hit with over 30 earthquakes in a few hours span. Southern California was rattled with over 30 earthquakes ranging...