Tag: earthquake

7.0-Magnitude Earthquake Rattles Mexico as Rare Phenomena Lights up the Sky
At approximately 9:00 pm on Tuesday, Sept. 7 a 7.0-magnitude earthquake hit southwestern Mexico near the beach resort of Acapulco killing at least one man and lighting up the skies with a rare phenomena.  The...
Tsunami Watch sign from Himitangi Beach in New Zealand taken in 2007. A trio of 7 to 8 magnitude earthquakes struck off the northeastern coast of the island country of New Zealand on Friday, triggering a tsunami warning and evacuation of coastal residents
Trio of 7 to 8 Magnitude Earthquakes Strike off New Zealand Coast, Trigger Tsunami Warning, Evacuation
New Zealand is under a tsunami warning after multiple large earthquakes struck the ocean approximately 800 kilometers off the northeast coast of the island country during the morning of March 5.  The day started with a...
Japan has been hit by an earthquake of 7.3 magnitude. The incident occurred off the coast of Tohoku, only weeks before the 10th anniversary of the March 2011 earthquake, its subsequent tsunami, and nuclear disaster.
Japan Rocked by 7.3 Magnitude Earthquake
A 7.3 magnitude earthquake has jolted Japan’s Tohoku coastline occurring just weeks before the 10th anniversary of the March 2011 earthquake, its tsunami, and nuclear disaster. The recent quake measured 6 on the Japanese seismic intensity...
USGS: Mount St. Helens and Mount Rainier at ‘Very High’ Risk of Eruption
In its first update to the list of America’s most dangerous volcanoes since 2005, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) has listed the Washington state mountains of Mount St. Helens and Mount Rainier as posing...