Monthly Archives: February 2019

19 February, 2019

The clock is ticking for the next Hayward Fault earthquake, in fact, it is overdue

By |2019-02-19T17:56:48+00:00February 19th, 2019|Related News|

Experts have been saying the next big quake along the Hayward Fault is actually overdue. The area is heavily populated and developed. Is the Bay area prepared? The USGS believes a lot more must be done. “Organizations like the USGS estimate that the next quake will be […]

15 February, 2019

The State Emergency Management Agency will host its first Missouri Earthquake Summit

By |2019-02-15T21:03:27+00:00February 15th, 2019|Related News|

On Wednesday, Feb 20 the State Emergency Management Agency will host its first Missouri Earthquake Summit in Sikeston. Some of the topics that are going to be covered include earthquake response planning and strengthening community preparedness.

For more info, please read the original article by KFVS12:
http://www.kfvs12.com/2019/02/14/state-emergency-management-host-mo-earthquake-summit-sikeston/

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15 February, 2019

EARTHQUAKE REVEALS HIDDEN ‘MOUNTAINS’

By |2019-02-15T21:00:46+00:00February 15th, 2019|Related News|

25 years ago, in Bolivia a huge 8.2-magnitude earthquake in a populated region. An international team of scientists has analyzed data and uncover unidentified “mountains” deep within Earth’s interior. According to scientist there is another layer called the “transaction zone” which split the mantle in two.

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13 February, 2019

When a major earthquake does hit, it’s estimated that thousands of Oregonians will be killed or injured

By |2019-02-13T18:04:01+00:00February 13th, 2019|Related News|

Chairman Peter DeFazio said, “It’s not a question of if a major earthquake will affect Oregon, but when.” The U.S. House of Representatives have passed a legislation called the Pacific Northwest Earthquake Preparedness Act of 2019, it will help fund an earthquake early warning system that could save lives from […]

12 February, 2019

You could call them phantom quakes

By |2019-02-12T18:53:18+00:00February 12th, 2019|Related News|

A quake lasted 50 days and no one felt it in Turkey. The type of quake is known as “phantom quakes.” This certain type of quake doesn’t release any seismic waves you expect, they don’t produce shaking.

For more info, please read the original article by National Geographic:
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11 February, 2019

THE RING OF FIRE has been active today

By |2019-02-11T19:41:11+00:00February 11th, 2019|Related News|

The USGS has reported 52 earthquakes so far today around the Ring of Fire. California has been hit with seven earthquakes ranging from magnitude 2.7 to 3.3. This area of the Pacific Ocean is home to 90 percent of the world’s seismic activity.

For more info, please read the […]

5 February, 2019

Earthquake traveled at ‘supersonic’ speed

By |2019-02-05T18:59:50+00:00February 5th, 2019|Related News|

The earthquake that happened in September 28, 2018, Indonesia’s Sulawesi island. The earthquake itself was an unusual and incredibly fast breed of temblor known as supershear. The quake traveled through the earth at nearly 9,200 miles an hour fast enough to get from LA to New York City in 16 […]

4 February, 2019

The Cascadia subduction zone felt earthquakes all weekend

By |2019-02-04T17:38:48+00:00February 4th, 2019|Related News|

The Cascadia subduction zone was hit with 11 earthquakes over the weekend, according to the USGS. The quakes ranged from a magnitude of 2.9 and 4.5 on the Richter scale. The first quake was felt on Friday at 4:30pm and the last quake happened Sunday at 8 p.m. There have […]

1 February, 2019

Mexico hit by 6.6 magnitude earthquake

By |2019-02-01T17:53:21+00:00February 1st, 2019|Related News|

An earthquake was hit Friday near southern Mexico. It occurred in Tapachula the southern state of Chiapas. It was felt in the capital, causing tall buildings to shake.

For more info, please read the original article by NBC NEWS:
https://www.nbcnews.com/news/world/southern-mexico-hit-6-6-magnitude-earthquake-n965876