Earthquake

Another Earthquake in the Caribbean… Puerto Rico Hit Again

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Another massive earthquake has hit the Caribbean paradise, Puerto Rico, and it has left islanders wondering “What is going on?” It has been a little under a month (Jan. 7th) since “La Isla Bonita” was hit with the devastating effects of the 6.4 magnitude temblor. So, people are still trying to recover. This newest quake, […]

Magnitude 4.1 Earthquake Strikes Delaware, Other Northeast States

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A magnitude 4.1 earthquake struck Delaware on Thursday in a rare seismological occurrence for the U.S. Northeast, officials said, with the temblor’s strength equaling the estimated magnitude of an 1871 quake that was believed to be the largest ever in the state. The quake, previously reported at magnitude 5.1 and then at 4.4, was centered […]

Over 300 Killed In Massive Earthquake Near Iran-Iraq Border

A magnitude 7.3 earthquake that struck northern Iraq and parts of Iran has killed more than 330 people in both countries and injured more than 4,500, according to officials. It is the strongest quake to hit the region in years. Most of the reports of dead and injured came from Iran, with an official there […]

6.2 Earthquake Destroys Towns, Leaves At Least 38 Dead

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“The town is no more,” uttered Sergio Pirozzi, the mayor of Amatrice, Italy–a central Italy town now crumbled and barely recognizable. It was at around Wedmesday morning at 3:30 a.m. local time that the first 6.2 earthquake struck in the mountains of the Umbria and Perugia provinces–a quake so strong that it could be felt 100 […]

Minor Earthquake Strikes Northern New Jersey

Magnitude 4.2 Earthquake Centered in San Fernando Shakes L.A. This Morning

For the second time in less than two months, a small earthquake has hit northern New Jersey near Morris County, says a federal environmental agency. The U.S. Geological Survey says the magnitude-1.6 quake hit the borough of Butler Thursday evening. Borough police say more than 1,000 people reported feeling the tremors. No damage has been reported. […]

Earthquake Hits Northeast India, Bangladesh; 11 Dead, 200 Injured

A powerful earthquake struck Northeast India and Bangladesh early Monday morning [January 4, 2015], killing at least 11, and injuring nearly 200. The U.S. Geological Survey recorded the quake as being 6.8 on the Richter scale and being 57 km (35 miles) deep. It struck just 29 km (18 miles) west of Imphal, capital of […]