Category: earthquakes

Earthquake Preparedness At Home

Having lived and worked in the Bay Area of California for nearly 15 years (not there anymore…), I experienced quite a number of earthquakes and learned to live with the threat of earthquakes 24/7. I will never forget ‘the first time’… It wasn’t long after we moved there. It was …

Earthquakes During 2014 In USA

I’ve created a kmz file (Google Earth) of the earthquakes which occurred in the United States during 2014, magnitude 2.0 or greater – interesting to browse, not only for preparedness sake, but for fun… I’ve circled a few particular regions (shown above) where there were clusters of earthquakes (although there’s …

Hundreds Of Idaho Earthquakes Are Shattering Nerves

170 miles due west of the Yellowstone super-volcano lies the small town of Challis, Idaho – the residents of which have been shaken from a sudden swarm of earthquakes. They have a historical reason to be concerned: The Challis-Mackay region experienced extensive damage on October 28, 1983, when the Borah …

Hundreds Of Earthquakes In Alaska Last 7 Days

msb-note: I happened to be browsing Google Earth for recent earthquakes and was shocked at what I saw as I scrolled over towards Alaska… hundreds of earthquakes… all just in the last 7 days! Just last night (Friday) residents on Kodiak Island and the Kenai Peninsula were shaken awake at …

(UPDATE) Imminent Magnitude 9 Earthquake?

Earthquakes trigger more earthquakes. ———- UPDATE: Magnitude 6.3 NOV-8 Earthquake At Cascadia Raises More Concern Scroll down for more… ———- At the Seismology Lab at the University of Washington, there is concern that the 7.7 magnitude earthquake that occurred on the British Columbia coast over the weekend could affect the …

Earthquakes Swarming Northern Iceland

Source: Icelandic Met Office Northern Iceland has suddenly become extremely active with swarms of earthquakes, many of them of sufficient magnitude to shake up the region. The earthquakes actually began yesterday, Sunday. ——————– Excerpts from a local Icelandic volcano blog… volcanocafe.wordpress.com Quite heavy earthquake swarm in North of Iceland…Some broken …
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