Ya’an earthquake and the loophole in local government forecast

Insights 06/03/22, 10:38

China Earthquake Networks announced that at 5:00 p.m. on June 1, a 6.1-magnitude earthquake occurred in Lushan County, Ya'an City, Sichuan Province. Three minutes later, in Baoxing County, also in Ya'an City, a magnitude 4.5 earthquake occurred. On June 2, at 7:48 a.m., a 3.2-magnitude earthquake occurred in Lushan district, Ya'an city. Thus, after ...

Earthquakes hit southern Iran, at least one killed

Middle East 11/15/21, 02:37

Southern Iran was struck by two major earthquakes on Sunday, Nov. 14, killing at least one person, and terrified residents flocking to the streets.  The tremors of 6.3 and 6.4 magnitude of only one minute apart hit Bandar Abbas, the capital of Hormozgan province on Sunday afternoon, BNO News reported.  Both earthquakes ...

4.3-magnitude earthquake rattles Los Angeles

California 09/18/21, 03:18

On Friday evening, Sept. 17, a 4.3-magnitude earthquake shook the greater Los Angeles metropolitan area. There were no initial reports of severe damage or injuries.According to early information from the U.S. Geological Survey website, the magnitude-4.3 quake struck shortly after 7:58 p.m. Its epicenter was near Carson, about 21 miles ...

Mexico: 7.1 earthquake terrifies residents, videos show

America 09/08/21, 14:37

In Mexico City, the already long-suffering Mexican capital convulsed by earthquakes, another one measuring 7.1 on the Richter scale occurred, and numerous inhabitants remained in the streets for hours during the night of Aug. 7 for fear of aftershocks.     Videos posted on social networks show the general anguish and uneasiness, while ...

Earthquake strikes India while CCP Virus ravages the country

World 04/28/21, 06:00

In India, a northeastern state was hit by an earthquake of 6.2 to 6.4 magnitude that wrecked buildings and roads amid the grim outburst of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) Virus (coronavirus).  The quake hit Assam in India on Wednesday at 7:51 a.m, with enough force to crack walls and floors ...

5.1 magnitude earthquake rocks North Carolina

U.S. 08/09/20, 11:32

A 5.1 magnitude earthquake jolted the Charlotte area on Sunday, Aug. 9, becoming the strongest quake to hit North Carolina in more than a century. The earthquake occurred shortly after 8:05 a.m, with the depth of about 2.3 miles below the surface. This is the most powerful earthquake in the state since ...

Magnitude 5.8 earthquake strikes Puerto Rico, damage reported

U.S. 01/06/20, 16:32

An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.8 shook Puerto Rico early on Monday, Jan. 6. It was one of the strongest quakes yet to hit the U.S. territory that has been shaking for the past week, the U.S. Geological Survey reported. The quake, which struck at 6:32 a.m. just south of ...

More than 1,400 aftershocks in South California, about one every minute

California 07/06/19, 15:42

The biggest Southern California earthquake in nearly 20 years shook a region extending from Sacramento to Las Vegas to Mexico as it cracked houses, set fires, destroyed highways, but caused only minor injuries. According to scientists, more than 1,400 aftershocks followed the quake. Ridgecrest Mayor Peggy Breeden said Saturday morning, July, ...

A 7.1-magnitude quake shakes Southern California for the second day in a row

U.S. 07/06/19, 05:59

For the second time in two days, Southern California was shaken by a significant earthquake. A magnitude 7.1 earthquake was reported shortly after 8:00 p.m. Pacific Time, Friday evening, July 5, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The epicenter of the quake was reported to be within 10 miles of Ridgecrest, ...

6. 7-magnitude quake hits Chile

America 01/21/19, 07:44

A 6.7-magnitude earthquake that hit north-central Chile late Saturday has killed at least two people and left thousands temporarily without power. Chile’s national emergency service said the two cas

Strong 5.5 quake rattles Venezuela before dawn: ‘The whole house shook’

America 12/27/18, 12:17

A strong earthquake jolted Venezuelans from their sleep early Thursday, forcing residents in the capital to evacuate buildings in their pajamas before sunrise. There were no immediate reports of casualties. The 5.5 magnitude quake struck just before 5 a.m. Thursday (1000 GMT) and was centered near the town of San Diego, ...

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