An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.8 has struck off the coast of Japan, not far from where a 2011 earthquake and tsunami claimed the lives of more than 15,000 people.
Scientists say they’ve recorded low frequency shaking on the ocean floor that could be the result of increasing pressure, similar to what was released during the devastating 2011 Japan earthquake and tsunami.
A magnitude 7.2 earthquake rocked Papua New Guinea Thursday morning, generating a temporary tsunami alert for islands in the region.
An active undersea volcano off the Oregon Coast has apparently begun a new eruption — an event which was predicted by two scientists months ago.
A magnitude 6.8 earthquake rocked the South Pacific Friday morning, following an initial quake Thursday of similar strength, triggering a small, localized tsunami risk. This marks the 6th quake to hit the planet in the past 7 days, with the first of the series being on the West Coast just after Earth Day.
The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 6.7 earthquake has struck in Papua New Guinea. No tsunami warning has been issued.
The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 6.3 earthquake has struck the Solomon Islands east of Australia Wednesday afternoon.
A strong undersea magnitude-6.8 earthquake struck between Taiwan and southern Japan on Monday, sparking a house fire that killed a person outside of Taiwan’s capital and causing Japanese authorities to evacuate some schoolchildren as a tsunami precaution.
The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 6.6 earthquake has struck in Taiwan Sunday night.
The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 6.5 earthquake has struck off the coast of Fiji Friday.