New maps from the Department of Natural Resources show the potential flooding impact from a tsunami caused by a 9.0 earthquake along the Cascadia subduction zone.
Geologists Map 9.0 Magnitude Quake’s Impact on the Cascadia Subduction Zone

“Community members are encouraged to have at least 30 days of supplies as it may take days or weeks before help can access you and your home after a large earthquake.” by Matthew Nash via Sequim Gazette Image Caption: New maps from the Department of Natural Resources show the potential flooding impact from a tsunami caused by a 9.0 earthquake … Continue reading

Why No One is Freaking Out About the Looming Massive Earthquake Threat in the Pacific Northwest

“When it comes again, the earthquake will be magnitude 8.0 or higher, which means the ground will warp and shudder for at least two minutes. That would be considered “the Big One.” However, it’s possible for the entire Cascadia Zone to rupture, turning this earthquake into a disaster movie-level catastrophe.” by Manasee Wagh via Popular Mechanics For many people, natural … Continue reading

Idaho Quake Strangeness March 2020
There Was Something Mysterious About that Central Idaho Quake

There was a 6.4 magnitude earthquake that occurred in an area of the US in which such a large earthquake is extremely rare.. in case you missed it you can read about it here: 6.4 Earthquake Hits Southern Idaho in US But it seems aside from the rarity, there was more ‘strange’ associated with it! Seismographs as far south as … Continue reading

M5.7 Earthquake Rattled Utah’s Salt Lake City Area – Knocked Out Power, Closed Airport

A 5.7-magnitude earthquake shook Salt Lake City and its suburbs early Wednesday, sending spooked residents fleeing their homes, knocking out power for tens of thousands and closing the city’s airport. The epicenter was just southwest of Salt Lake City, between the city’s airport and the Great Salt Lake. The temblor and its aftershocks physically and mentally rattled approximately 2.8 million … Continue reading

Shaking and Loud Booms Reported from 3.1 Magnitude Quake in New York

South Glens Falls in Saratoga County, New York experienced a rare incidence of noticeable seismic activity on morning of March 11, 2020. “The village, north of Albany, experienced an earthquake with a magnitude of 3.1 at around 6.43 a.m. EDT. The epicenter of the earthquake was located at 43.295°N 73.639°W, south-southwest of South Glens Falls at a depth of 8.2 … Continue reading

Earthquake 7_7 magnitude Jan 2020
7.7 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Between Cuba and Jamaica

A powerful magnitude 7.7 earthquake struck in the Caribbean Sea between Jamaica and eastern Cuba on Tuesday, shaking a vast area from Mexico to Florida and beyond, but there were no immediate reports of casualties or heavy damage. The quake was centred 139 kilometres (86 miles) northwest of Montego Bay, Jamaica, and 140 kilometres (87 miles) west-southwest of Niquero, Cuba, … Continue reading

18 Dead, 550+ Injured & Many Trapped Under Rubble Following 6.8 Earthquake in Turkey

A 6.8 earthquake in eastern Turkey has claimed at least 18 lives and caused multiple buildings to collapse, trapping many under rubble. The quake was centered in the province of Elazig and was felt as far away as Tel Aviv, Israel. The quake struck near the town of Sivrice but was felt in other neighboring countries, including Syria, Georgia, Lebanon … Continue reading

Shallow 5.9 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes off Oregon Coast – Second in a Week

The quake 192 miles off the coast was at a depth of about 7.5 miles. It follows a 6.3 earthquake off the southern Oregon coast a week ago. According to the latest news reports, at around 8 a.m. a 5.9-magnitude earthquake struck 177 miles west-northwest of Bandon, Oregon. Also reported was a 3.7 magnitude quake shortly before, detected around 7:25 … Continue reading

6.3 Magnitude Quake Strikes off Coast of Oregon

The state of Oregon is located near a 700-mile-long fault known as the Cascadia subduction zone, making the area prone to earthquakes. A 6.3-magnitude earthquake struck 284 kilometres northwest of Brandon, Oregon at 15:07:58 on Thursday at a depth of 5.4-kilometres, the United States Geological Survey reported. Preliminary magnitude 6.3 earthquake off the coast of Oregon. Likely not felt ashore. … Continue reading

Earthquake Indonesia Jul14-2019
7.3-magnitude Quake Strikes Eastern Indonesia

One person was killed after a 7.3-magnitude earthquake hit off the remote Maluku islands in eastern Indonesia on Sunday (July 14), sending panicked residents running into the streets. However, no tsunami warning was issued. The quake struck about 165km south-south-west of the town of Ternate in North Maluku province at 6.28pm local time, at a depth of 10km, according to … Continue reading

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