Magnitude 7.0 earthquake strikes near Tadine, New Caledonia - SFGate
The United States Geological Survey reports a preliminary magnitude 7.0 earthquake struck near Tadine, New Caledonia on Monday. The quake hit at 9:43 AM local time at a depth of 10 kilometers. There was no initial word on damage or injury resulting ...and more »
Magnitude 4.7 earthquake rattles Northern California - CBS News
SALINAS, Calif. -- A magnitude 4.7 earthquake that struck Monterey County late Monday morning was felt in parts of northern California, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. CBS San Francisco reports the earthquake struck at 11:31 a.m. about 22 ...
Washington the least prepared for earthquakes on west coast - KING5.com
Washington State is considered second only to California in earthquake vulnerability, but it appears to be the least prepared state or province on the west coast including British Columbia. This summer, Governor Jay Inslee heard from his subcabinet on ...and more »
4.6 earthquake strikes off California's Central Coast - Los Angeles Times
A 4.6 earthquake was reported Thursday afternoon off the California coast near Lompoc according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 1:38 p.m. Pacific time at a depth of 5.6 miles. There were no immediate reports of damage, though the ...
Earthquake 'swarms' provide a good reminder to be prepared. - Monterey County Weekly (blog)
The depth of the quake was shallow—most California quakes are 6-10 miles deep—and could indicate that the quake was on a smaller splay fault related to the San Andreas. More lexicon lessons from the state Geological Survey help there: Splay faults ...and more »