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Magnitude 6.5 earthquake strikes near Padilla, Bolivia - SFGate


The United States Geological Survey reports a preliminary magnitude 6.5 earthquake struck near Padilla, Bolivia on Tuesday. The quake hit at 10:09 AM local time at a depth of 597 kilometers. There was no initial word on damage or injury resulting from ...

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 14:40:14 GMT | MORE DETAILS

3.9 earthquake strikes near Santa Rosa | KRON4.com - KRON4.com


SONOMA COUNTY (KRON) — A 3.9 magnitude earthquake has hit the North Bay on Monday afternoon, according to the United States Geological Survey.and more »

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 01:10:14 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Kiosk to highlight earthquake safety - Annanews


Emergency preparedness officials plan to unveil an interactive kiosk aimed at educating the public on earthquake safety, developed in part by a Southern Illinois University Carbondale researcher. Harvey Henson, assistant professor of curriculum and ...and more »

Mon, 20 Feb 2017 20:55:03 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Earthquake simulators helping English rugby unlock future talent - The Guardian


... of rubble in Wiltshire. Exposing academy kids to a simulated earthquake in the care of specialists in international disaster relief might not sound the obvious way to unlock world-class rugby talent, but English rugby is beginning to think that ...

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 10:08:38 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Colombia's Regulator Approves RMS Earthquake Model for Use by Insurers - Insurance Journal


based catastrophe risk management firm, has received approval from the Colombian insurance regulator, Superintendencia Financiera de Colombia (SFC), to offer catastrophe modeling services to national and global insurance companies writing earthquake ...

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 10:41:08 GMT | MORE DETAILS

2.7 magnitude earthquake shakes south of Bremerton - KING5.com


BREMERTON, Wash.-- An earthquake of a 2.7 magnitude shook about 11 miles south of Bremerton around 11:27 a.m. Sunday. The earthquake was centered near the towns of Wauna and Purdy and ran at a depth of 4.59 miles, according tot he Pacific ...

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 22:42:46 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Earthquake in Ecuador Reveals Bizarre Burial of a Mummy in a Jar with a Little Mouse - Ancient Origins


On August 5, 1949, an earthquake struck the small town of Guano in Ecuador, causing buildings to crack open and crumble. The disaster led to the strange discovery of the Mummy of Guano. During the earthquake, the walls of the old church Asunsion de ...

Mon, 20 Feb 2017 14:08:16 GMT | MORE DETAILS

6.3 magnitude earthquake strikes northern Argentina The Independent - The Independent


An earthquake has struck the north of Argentina near the border with Chile. The quake struck 50 miles north west of the town of San Antonio de los Cobres with a ...

Sat, 18 Feb 2017 12:35:30 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Magnitude 4.0 earthquake shakes L'Aquila - The Local Italy


The quake struck at 4:13am with an epicentre 14km from Amatrice, where a deadly earthquake killed almost 300 people last August. There were no reports of further injuries or damage to infrastructure from Monday morning's tremor. The map below shows the ...

Mon, 20 Feb 2017 08:37:02 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Fracking Caused Pennsylvania Earthquakes, New Report Confirms - EcoWatch


Earthquakes in Pennsylvania are usually rare but fracking operations triggered a series of small temblors in Lawrence County last year, officials at the state's Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) announced in a Feb. 17 report.

Mon, 20 Feb 2017 16:40:17 GMT | MORE DETAILS

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  • SIGNIFIANT EARTHQUAKES IN
    FEBRUARY 2017
  • 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 (13.1%)
  • 02. SANTA CRUZ ISLANDS (8.33%)
  • 03. CHILE (7.42%)
  • 04. CHINA (5.52%)
  • 05. RUSSIA (4.33%)
  • 06. VANUATU (3.99%)
  • 07. GREECE (2.92%)
  • 08. TURKEY (2.76%)
  • 09. JAPAN (2.72%)
  • 10. KERMADEC ISLANDS (2.68%)
  • 11. PHILIPPINES (2.62%)
  • 12. ECUADOR (1.65%)
  • 13. ALASKA (1.63%)
  • 14. NEW ZEALAND (1.57%)
  • 15. PORTUGAL (1.55%)
  • MOST RISKY DAYS FOR A Mw 6.5+ EARTHQUAKE TO OCCUR
  • 01. SUNDAY (15.2704%)
  • 02. SATURDAY (14.9523%)
  • 03. TUESDAY (14.5281%)
  • 04. FRIDAY (14.4221%)
  • 05. WEDNESDAY (14.4221%)
  • 06. MONDAY (14.21%)
  • 07. THURSDAY (12.1951%)
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