U.S. Earthquakes

  • Two earthquakes in Nevada and California only minutes apart

    There was a M5.2 earthquake in California and a M5.5 in Nevada within 30 seconds…

    According to Japan earthquakes, the two moderately strong earthquakes hit a warning area that has been rattling since weeks and is capable of producing a ‘Big One’.

    They forecast that there is a ‘large chance’ of a M6.5 to M7.0 earthquake in California, most likely in Southern California, over the next 12 hours.

  • 7.4 earthquake hits off Alaska triggering tsunami warnings

    The preliminary magnitude 7.4 earthquake off the Alaska coast has triggered a tsunami warning in the immediate area, while other US and Canadian Pacific coasts are being monitored, the US Geological Survey said.

    Many aftershocks followed with some measured at M5.8, M5.7 and M5.9.

    The quake about 91 kilometers southeast of Sand Lake, Alaska was recorded at 1:54 p.m. local time. It was recorded as being 41 kilometers below the surface.

    The blinking buoys are in tsunami mode:

    Sand Lake is about 923 miles from Anchorage and 1,582 miles from Juneau. It is about 2,450 miles from Portland by land.

    Tsunami sirens went off:

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