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A USGS map records a quake near the Bonin Islands (USGS)

Magnitude 6.2 Earthquake Strikes South Of Japan

A sizable earthquake has struck deep in the water south of Japan, near the Bonin Islands.

06/30/2014

An extremely large 8.0 quake followed by two aftershocks, 6.0 and 5.9 struck the Aleutian Islands, triggering a localized tsunami warning on Monday, June 23rd, 2014 (USGS)

Powerful Aftershocks Strike Following 7.9 Magnitude Alaska Earthquake

A massive 7.9 magnitude earthquake Monday in the Aleutian Islands was quickly followed by smaller 5.9 and 6.0 quakes closer to land.

06/23/2014

A propogation map shows the likely path of a tsunami from the June 23, 2014 Alaska earthquake. (NOAA)

West Coast Tsunami Threat Being Assessed After 8.0 Alaska Earthquake

The threat of a tsunami in California and the west coast was still being assessed Monday afternoon following an 8.0 earthquake off Alaska’s Aleutian Islands, according to officials.

06/23/2014

A propogation map shows the likely path of a tsunami from the June 23, 2014 Alaska earthquake. (NOAA)

Tsunami Warning Issued After 7.9 Magnitude Quake, Dozens Of Aftershocks Off Alaska’s Coast

A massive 7.9 revised magnitude earthquake off Alaska’s remote Aleutian Islands has triggered a regional tsunami, with reports of water already leaving some harbors including Adak Harbor, as the waves begin to come in.

06/23/2014

(USGS)

7.2 Preliminary Magnitude Earthquake Rocks New Zealand

Seismologists recorded a 7.2 preliminary magnitude earthquake that struck New Zealand Monday.

06/23/2014

(CBS)

Powerful 6.8 Earthquake Rocks Panama

A powerful earthquake measuring a preliminary 6.8 magnitude rocked Panama overnight according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

05/13/2014

Earthquake

4 Major Earthquakes Rock Pacific Rim Of Fire, One At 7.1 Magnitude

Two major earthquakes struck Central America within just 24 hours, as two more struck across the Pacific in New Guinea.

04/11/2014

A Look Back At 2011: Bay Area & The World

Fault System Off West Coast Poses Greater Mega Quake Risk Than San Andreas

The Cascadia fault system, which sits about 100 miles off shore, runs from California to Vancouver. The subduction zone is believed to have caused a 9.0 earthquake in 1700, the largest known quake ever to have hit the lower 48 states.

04/02/2014

A damaged house is seen in Arica after a powerful 8.2-magnitude earthquake hit off Chile's Pacific coast. (Christian Jamett/AFP/Getty Images)

‘Big One’ Still Predicted After Magnitude 8.2 Chile Earthquake

But Tuesday night’s quake, which would have been the 2nd largest ever to hit the lower 48 states if it struck along our coast, was not the big one seismologists are expecting.

04/02/2014

A magnitude 8.2 earthquake struck the coast of Chile on the evening of April 1, 2014. (CBS)

Magnitude 8.2 Quake Strikes Off Coast Of Chile; Tsunami Warning In South America

A magnitude 8.2 earthquake struck off the coast of Chile on Tuesday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

04/01/2014

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