Magnitude 7.5 Quake Strikes Peru-Brazil Border, No Tsunami ThreatAn earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.5 struck Peru near the Brazil border Tuesday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
Powerful 7.0 Quake Strikes Solomon IslandsA powerful 7.0 magnitude quake struck the Solomon Islands in the South Pacific, Wednesday at 10:31 PST.
Magnitude 6.5 Earthquake Strikes Off Greek CoastAn earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.5 struck the Ionian Sea off the coast of Greece Tuesday morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
Pair Of Powerful 6.9 Magnitude Earthquakes Hit ChileA pair of powerful earthquakes struck Chile Tuesday, but did not create a tsunami threat, according to the USGS.
3.0 Magnitude Earthquake Hits San Ramon AreaA magnitude 3.0 earthquake struck the San Ramon area Wednesday afternoon, the USGS reported.
USGS Using Monitoring System To Predict Bay Area LandslidesThe U.S. Geological Survey is using an early warning system to try and predict when and where landslides will happen.
2 More Magnitude-3 Temblors Add Jitters To Continuing San Ramon Earthquake SwarmTwo small earthquakes were reported within minutes of each other late Saturday night near San Ramon, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
San Ramon Quake Swarm Continues With Twin Magnitude-3 Shakes Saturday MorningThe U.S. Geological Survey reports that two small earthquakes hit the San Ramon area early Saturday morning, the latest in a series of small quakes to hit the region recently.
String Of Earthquakes Shake San Ramon Area Following Dozens Of Shakers Over WeekendA string of small earthquakes shook the San Ramon area Monday, following dozens of quakes over the weekend, the USGS reported.
Small Earthquakes Rattle Oklahoma Sunday After 2 Magnitude-4 Quakes On SaturdayA series of small earthquakes have been recorded across northern Oklahoma following two moderate earthquakes in the area on Saturday.
USGS Using Twitter Data To Track Earthquakes Around The WorldHundreds of millions of Twitter users around the globe far outnumber the roughly 2,000 sensors used by the USGS to track earthquakes for the National Earthquake Information Center.
4.2 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Northwest Nevada, 3rd Recent 4+ Quake To Strike Swarm-Prone RegionThe U.S. Geological Survey reports that a 4.2-magnitude earthquake hit the northwest corner of Nevada on Saturday night — the third earthquake above magnitude 4 to hit the region in the past 10 months.