Loud Booms, Rumblings And Shaking Felt State Wide as M3.4 quake Hits Mankato, Kansas

A M3.4 earthquake rattled Mankato, Kansas just before 1:00 p.m., Tuesday, April 4, 2017. People reported loud booms and and strong shaking across the State. Here some reports of residents: I’m all the way in Russell and I knew there was no thunder but my some was downstairs and came running saying the loud noise and shaking scared him. I … Continue reading

USGS Advises Kansans to Prepare for Earthquakes like Californians

Oklahoma’s largest earthquake ever still has people talking. Saturday’s 5.8 magnitude earthquake caused only minor damage in Kansas, but officials with the US Geological Survey say it’s time for people in the region to start preparing for earthquakes like Californians. Items on your wall or shelves can be hazardous in an earthquake, but there are ways you can protect yourself … Continue reading

4 Earthquakes Rattle Missouri, Illinois, Kansas and New Jersey in 24 hours

Although small could they be a sign of the New Madrid fault waking up? And what about the Ramapo fault? Four small earthquakes hit along the New Madrid fault – 2x Missouri, Illinois, Kansas – and one quake struck New Jersey between August 7 and August 8, 2016. The U.S. Geological Survey says a 2.3 magnitude earthquake hit near Caruthersville, … Continue reading