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#US Geological Survey

# us-geological-survey - Friday 30 November, 2018

'Many homes are damaged': Powerful 7.0 magnitude earthquake hits Alaska
# Anchorage
# Anchorage

'Many homes are damaged': Powerful 7.0 magnitude earthquake hits Alaska

Nov 30th 2018, 10:42 PM 18,482 Views 4 Comments

Police in the city of around 300,000 said it had caused “major infrastructure damage”.

# us-geological-survey - Friday 6 October, 2017

Powerful earthquake hits off the coast of eastern Japan
# US Geological Survey
# US Geological Survey

Powerful earthquake hits off the coast of eastern Japan

Oct 6th 2017, 10:15 AM 20,453 Views 19 Comments

The quake had a depth of 10 kilometers.

# us-geological-survey - Tuesday 16 April, 2013

At least 40 killed in 7.8-magnitude earthquake in Iran
# Iran
# Iran

At least 40 killed in 7.8-magnitude earthquake in Iran

Apr 16th 2013, 1:16 PM 4,987 Views 11 Comments

The massive earthquake, close to the Pakistani border, was felt as far away as Abu Dhabi and New Delhi.

# us-geological-survey - Monday 27 August, 2012

Brief tsunami warning issued after 7.3-mag quake off El Salvador
# Central America
# Central America

Brief tsunami warning issued after 7.3-mag quake off El Salvador

Aug 27th 2012, 8:56 AM 2,790 Views 1 Comment

The warning affected parts of many Central American countries, but the biggest wave registered a mere four inches.

# us-geological-survey - Tuesday 10 January, 2012

Indonesia on brief tsunami alert after 7.3-mag offshore earthquake
# Indonesia
# Indonesia

Indonesia on brief tsunami alert after 7.3-mag offshore earthquake

Jan 10th 2012, 9:10 PM 2,959 Views 0 Comments

The quake struck around 220 miles off the coast of Sumatra, the province most devastated by the 2004 tsunami.

# us-geological-survey - Thursday 13 October, 2011

6.1-magnitude earthquake strikes Bali
# Earthquake
# Earthquake

6.1-magnitude earthquake strikes Bali

Oct 13th 2011, 11:56 AM 453 Views 0 Comments

At least 50 people were injured in the earthquake which was felt on neighbouring Indonesian islands.

# us-geological-survey - Tuesday 23 August, 2011

5.9-magnitude earthquake strikes eastern United States
# Earthquake
# Earthquake

5.9-magnitude earthquake strikes eastern United States

Aug 23rd 2011, 8:13 PM 1,117 Views 13 Comments

The earthquake sparked the emergency evacuation of the Pentagon, the White House and several airport control towers.

# us-geological-survey - Thursday 23 June, 2011

Tsunami warning issued after 6.7-mag earthquake in Japan
# Japan
# Japan

Tsunami warning issued after 6.7-mag earthquake in Japan

Jun 23rd 2011, 1:13 AM 539 Views 2 Comments

An quake strikes an offshore area 325 miles north-east of Tokyo, triggering a tsunami warning for Iwate Prefecture.

# us-geological-survey - Wednesday 11 May, 2011

Nine killed after twin earthquakes in south-eastern Spain
# Spain
# Spain

Nine killed after twin earthquakes in south-eastern Spain

May 11th 2011, 9:40 PM 1,779 Views 0 Comments

Two earthquakes strike within two hours in the town of Lorca, killing ten people including a child.

# us-geological-survey - Monday 27 September, 2010

Volcano threat in Saudi Arabia
# Volcano
# Volcano

Volcano threat in Saudi Arabia

Sep 27th 2010, 1:27 PM 472 Views 0 Comments

Geologists have found that a renewed volcanic threat caused a region in Saudi Arabia to experience 30,000 earthquakes last year.