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