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Be prepared: BC has entered earthquake season - Globalnews.ca


Three minor earthquakes in the past three days off the coast of B.C. and Washington state serve as a reminder that B.C. has entered “slip season”, when one expert says we should be the most prepared for “The Big One." ...

Sat, 25 Feb 2017 04:08:36 GMT | MORE DETAILS

California's rain may shed light on new questions about what causes ... - Salon


The effect is likely to be subtle and will require sophisticated computer modeling and statistical analysis.

Sat, 25 Feb 2017 00:41:00 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Zambia hit by magnitude 5.9 earthquake, Tanzania, DRC feel effects - africanews


According to the USGS, the magnitude 5.7 earthquake struck the southern area of Lake Tanganyika adding that the epicentre of the quake was in a national park area located in the north. The quake, which struck at 2:32 a.m. (0032 GMT), could be felt ...

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 13:41:31 GMT | MORE DETAILS

There's a Very Slow Earthquake Under the Puget Sound—Does This Make the Big One More Likely? - Willamette Week


Every 14 months or so, what is essentially a slow earthquake takes place underneath the Puget Sound over the course of two weeks, according to the Pacific Northwest Seismic Network, which tracks earthquakes locally. The phenomenon is called an ...and more »

Sat, 25 Feb 2017 01:07:58 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Earthquake of 5.2 magnitude strikes Manipur - Hindustan Times


It struck at 5:32 pm at the depth of 20 kms, according to the National Centre for Seismology, a unit of the ministry of earth sciences. There were no immediate reports of loss of life or damage to property. Another earthquake measuring 3.5 on the ...

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 13:35:00 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Belfair earthquake offers test for early warning system | KING5.com - KING5.com


SEATTLE -- There was no damage from a small earthquake felt Wednesday evening in western Washington, but it was the area's most significant earthquake ...

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 03:19:50 GMT | MORE DETAILS

No threat from 6.6 earthquake south of Tonga - Matangi Tonga


The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center advised that there is no tsunami warning advisory or threat, from the 6.6 earthquake due to the depth at 259 miles. The earthquake was located 439.8 kms south of Nuku'alofa, Tonga at 23.4 south 178.5 west. The area is ...and more »

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 18:59:10 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Big one coming to EUROPE? Malaga at risk of HUGE earthquake, says shock report - Express.co.uk


Ricardo García Arribas, vice president of the association, said the closer the area is to the Granada fault, which across northern Malaga, the more severe the earthquake is likely to be. The city of Malaga is also at high risk, with the experts ...

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 12:45:02 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Oklahoma Corporation Commission Issues Earthquake Directive - News On 6


The Oklahoma Corporation Commission has issued a new order limiting future increases in the volume of oil and natural gas wastewater injected into the ground in an effort to reduce the number of earthquakes in the state. The commission's Oil and Gas ...

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 21:37:32 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Vatican 'goes shopping' in Italy earthquake zones to help local ... - Catholic News Agency


In a bid to help local economies in the zones ravaged by several major earthquakes in 2016 recover, the Vatican this week purchased produce from several ...

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 11:44:10 GMT | MORE DETAILS

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  • SIGNIFIANT EARTHQUAKES IN
    FEBRUARY 2017
  • February 24, 2017:
    Mw 6.9 in FIJI
  • February 21, 2017:
    Mw 6.5 in BOLIVIA
  • February 10, 2017:
    Mw 6.5 in PHILIPPINES
  • MOST RISKY AREAS FOR A Mw 6.5+ EARTHQUAKE IN FEBRUARY 2017
  • 01. INDONESIA (12.89%)
  • 02. SANTA CRUZ ISLANDS (8.2%)
  • 03. CHILE (7.3%)
  • 04. CHINA (5.43%)
  • 05. RUSSIA (4.26%)
  • 06. VANUATU (3.93%)
  • 07. GREECE (2.87%)
  • 08. TURKEY (2.71%)
  • 09. JAPAN (2.68%)
  • 10. KERMADEC ISLANDS (2.64%)
  • 11. PHILIPPINES (2.58%)
  • 12. ECUADOR (1.62%)
  • 13. ALASKA (1.6%)
  • 14. NEW ZEALAND (1.54%)
  • 15. PORTUGAL (1.52%)
  • MOST RISKY DAYS FOR A Mw 6.5+ EARTHQUAKE TO OCCUR
  • 01. SUNDAY (15.2542%)
  • 02. SATURDAY (14.9364%)
  • 03. FRIDAY (14.5127%)
  • 04. TUESDAY (14.5127%)
  • 05. WEDNESDAY (14.4068%)
  • 06. MONDAY (14.1949%)
  • 07. THURSDAY (12.1822%)
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