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Significant Quake Strikes Montana

Posted by feww on July 24, 2014

SEISMIC HAZARD
HEIGHTENED GLOBAL SEISMICITY
SCENARIOS 08, 07
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M3.5 Quake Strikes SE of Townsend, Montana

Centered at 46.257°N, 111.388°W the quake struck at a signature depth of about 3.4km (2.1mi).

EQ Details [Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology/ USGS]
Magnitude: 3.5Mw
Event Time: 2014-07-23 23:55:59 UTC
Location: 46.257°N 111.388°W depth=3.4km (2.1mi)
Nearby Cities:

  • 12km (7mi) SE of Townsend, Montana
  • 62km (39mi) SE of Helena, Montana
  • 69km (43mi) NNW of Bozeman, Montana
  • 92km (57mi) ENE of Butte, Montana
  • 138km (86mi) S of Great Falls, Montana

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M6.9 Quake Strikes Near Ndoi Island, Fiji

Posted by feww on July 22, 2014

SEISMIC HAZARD
HEIGHTENED GLOBAL SEISMICITY
SCENARIOS 08, 07
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Deep, Powerful Quake Occurs Near Lau Ridge

Centered at 19.829°S, 178.464°W the quake struck at a depth of about 616.4km (383.0mi), about 375km (233mi) ESE of Suva, Fiji, according to USGS/EHP.

EQ Details
Magnitude: 6.9Mw
Event Time: 2014-07-21 14:54:41 UTC
Location: 19.829°S 178.464°W depth=616.4km (383.0mi)
Nearby Cities:

  • 94km (58mi) NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji
  • 369km (229mi) WNW of Nuku`alofa, Tonga
  • 375km (233mi) ESE of Suva, Fiji
  • 441km (274mi) SSE of Lambasa, Fiji
  • 488km (303mi) ESE of Nadi, Fiji

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Strong Quake Strikes Alaska

Posted by feww on July 17, 2014

SEISMIC HAZARD
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SCENARIOS 08, 07
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M6.0 quake occurs NNW of Yakutat, Alaska

Centered at 60.217°N, 140.550°W, the quake occurred at a depth of 14.8km (9.2mi), according to USGS/EHP.

The main shock was followed by about a dozen small aftershocks including several that struck at  indeterminable depths, as of posting.

EQ Location Map

Alaska quake 17july14
Source: USGS/EHP

EQ Details

Magnitude: 6.0Mw
Event Time: 2014-07-17 11:49:37 UTC
Location:  60.217°N 140.550°W depth=14.8km (9.2mi)
Nearby Cities:

  • 95km (59mi) NNW of Yakutat, Alaska
  • 300km (186mi) W of Whitehorse, Canada
  • 523km (325mi) E of Anchorage, Alaska

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M6.3 Quake Strikes Near Davao Gulf

Posted by feww on July 14, 2014

SEISMIC HAZARD
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SCENARIOS 08, 07
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Strong Quake Strikes SSE of Davao, Philippines

Centered at 5.681°N, 126.570°E the quake occurred at a depth of about 44.9km (27.9mi) some 86km (53mi) SSE of Pondaguitan, Mindanao, Philippines, said USGS/EHP.

The shock was followed by at least one significant aftershock as of posting.

To be updated …

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M 6.1 Quake Strikes W of Iquique, Chile

Posted by feww on July 14, 2014

SEISMIC HAZARD
HEIGHTENED GLOBAL SEISMICITY
SCENARIOS 08, 07
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Strong Quake Rocks Northern Chile

Centered at 20.245°S, 70.357°W the quake occurred at a depth of  35.7km (22.2mi), said USGS/EHP.

NO Tsunami Warning, Watch or Advisories are in effect.

Earthquake Details

Magnitude: 6.1Mw
Event Time: 2014-07-13 20:54:14 UTC
Location: 20.245°S 70.357°W depth=35.7km (22.2mi)
Nearby Cities:

  • 22km (14mi) W of Iquique, Chile
  • 195km (121mi) S of Arica, Chile
  • 205km (127mi) N of Tocopilla, Chile
  • 248km (154mi) S of Tacna, Peru

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Intense Seismicity Resumes in Alaska, California, Hawaii, Oklahoma

Posted by feww on July 13, 2014

SEISMIC HAZARD
HEIGHTENED GLOBAL SEISMICITY
INTENSE GEOTHERMAL ACTIVITY
SCENARIOS 08, 07
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95 Percent of 1 Day, All Magnitudes Quakes Strike U.S.

Some 170 of 179 all magnitudes quakes have struck the U.S. [Puerto Rico included] in the past 24 hours, as of posting

Oklahoma

At least 8 quakes have struck Oklahoma, in the past 24 hours including a magnitude 4.3 shock, which occurred 8km SSW of Langston.

California 

Intense low-level seismicity has resumed in California with dozens of shocks occurring throughout the states and neighboring Nevada.

Alaska

Heightened low-level seismicity has also been recorded in Alaska, with the largest quake measuring magnitude 3.1, which occurred 38km NNE of Coldfoot, Alaska.

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Strong Quake Strikes Off the Coast of Fukushima

Posted by feww on July 12, 2014

SEISMIC HAZARD
HEIGHTENED GLOBAL SEISMICITY
SCENARIOS 08, 07
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M6.8 Quake Strikes East of Iwaki, Japan

Centered at 37.0N, 142.6E the quake struck at a signature depth of10km and was felt throughout Japan’s main Island of Honshu.

The quake was followed by at least 2 aftershocks, as of posting.

EQ Details [JMA]

Magnitude: 6.8Mw
Region: Fukushima-ken Oki
Time Occurred: 04:22 JST [UTC + 9] 12 Jul 2014 (JST)
Location: 37.0N, 142.6E depth=10 km

EQ Details [USGS/EHP]

Distances:

  • 129km (80mi) ESE of Namie, Japan
  • 131km (81mi) E of Iwaki, Japan
  • 147km (91mi) ENE of Kitaibaraki, Japan
  • 151km (94mi) ENE of Takahagi, Japan
  • 284km (176mi) ENE of Tokyo, Japan

EQ Location Map

japan trench 12 july14

Tsunami Status

No Tsunami Warnings, Advisories or Watches are in effect.

However, small tsunamis of about 20 cm were observed at several coastal locations in the northeast, said Japan’s weather agency.

Mass Evacuations

Tens of thousands of people in dozens of coastal towns and villages were evacuated fearing a repeat of March 11 tsunami that left thousands of people dead and hundreds of thousands homeless.

Related Earthquakes

Magnitude: 5.3Mw [USGS/EHP]
Event Time: 2014-07-11 13:11:46UTC
Location: 26.299°N 125.801°E depth=117.5km (73.0mi)
Nearby Cities:

  • 174km (108mi) NNE of Hirara, Japan
  • 187km (116mi) W of Itoman, Japan
  • 187km (116mi) W of Tomigusuku, Japan
  • 188km (117mi) W of Naha-shi, Japan
  • 1,254km (779mi) S of Seoul, South Korea

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Significant Quakes Strike Greece, Red Sea

Posted by feww on July 11, 2014

SEISMIC HAZARD
HEIGHTENED GLOBAL SEISMICITY
SCENARIOS 08, 07
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M4.6 quake strikes N of Athens, Greece

Centered at 38.525°N 23.703°E the quake occurred at a depth of about 10km some 60km (37mi) N of Athens, Greece.

EQ Details
Magnitude: 4.6Mw
Event Time: 2014-07-11 09:46:06 UTC
Location: 38.525°N 23.703°E depth=10.0km (6.2mi)
Nearby Cities:

  • 6km (4mi) E of Nea Artaki, Greece
  • 11km (7mi) NE of Chalkida, Greece
  • 40km (25mi) NE of Thivai, Greece
  • 43km (27mi) NNW of Ayios Stefanos, Greece
  • 60km (37mi) N of Athens, Greece

EQ Location Map

greece - red sea quakes

M4.6 quake strikes the Red Sea

Magnitude: 4.6Mw – 40.13°E 17.32°N Depth=10 km [GEOFON Program]
Event Time: 2014-07-10 21:53:59 UTC
Location: 17.759°N 40.112°E depth=14.9km (9.2mi) [USGS/EHP]
Nearby Cities:

  • 182km (113mi) SW of Al Qunfidhah, Saudi Arabia
  • 211km (131mi) NE of Nak’fa, Eritrea
  • 242km (150mi) SW of Al Majaridah, Saudi Arabia
  • 243km (151mi) WNW of Farasan, Saudi Arabia
  • 296km (184mi) NNE of Asmara, Eritrea

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Significant Quake Strikes S of Fukushima, Japan

Posted by feww on July 10, 2014

SEISMIC HAZARD
HEIGHTENED GLOBAL SEISMICITY
SCENARIOS 08, 07
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M4.8 Quake Strikes near Daigo, Ibaraki Prefecture

Centered at 36.8N, 140.6E (36.794°N 140.440°E depth=30.8km, USGS), the quake occurred at a depth of about 10km, according to local earthquake monitors.
Nearby Cities:

8km (5mi) ENE of Daigo, Japan
27km (17mi) N of Omiya, Japan
139km (86mi) NNE of Tokyo, Japan

FIRE-EARTH Earthquake Forecasts for Japan

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Heightened Seismicity Continues Across the U.S.

Posted by feww on July 8, 2014

SEISMIC HAZARD
HEIGHTENED GLOBAL SEISMICITY
SCENARIOS 08, 07
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Quakes Rattle Alaska to New Jersey, Hawaii to Puerto Rico

More than 97 percent of all quakes in the 24 hours to posting have occurred in the United States.

us quakes 8jul14
1 Day, All Magnitudes Worldwide: 348 earthquakes – Updated: 2014-07-08 15:44:28UTC.  Showing 338 earthquakes in map area. Source: USGS/EHP

7 Days

About 96 percent of all earthquakes worldwide occurring over the past 7 days have struck the United States (including Puerto Rico).

7-day US 8jul14
7 Days, All Magnitudes Worldwide: 2,048 earthquakes – Updated: 2014-07-08 15:53:22 UTC. Showing  1,971 earthquakes in map area. Source: USGS/EHP

Other Significant Seismicity

M6.3 – 13km NNE of Port-Vila, Vanuatu
Event Time: 2014-07-08 12:56:26 UTC
Location: 17.617°S 168.359°E depth=114.0km (70.8mi)

M5.5 – 15km NNE of Shiraoi, Japan
Event Time: 2014-07-08 09:05:23 UTC
Location: 42.681°N 141.411°E depth=10.0km (6.2mi)
Nearby Cities: 790km (491mi) N of Tokyo, Japan

M4.8 – 82km WSW of San Antonio, Chile
Event Time: 2014-07-08 13:25:26 UTC
Location: 33.912°S 72.431°W depth=13.1km (8.1mi)
Nearby Cities: 172km (107mi) WSW of Santiago, Chile


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Strong Quake Destroys Homes in Guatemala, Mexico

Posted by feww on July 7, 2014

SEISMIC HAZARD
HEIGHTENED GLOBAL SEISMICITY
SCENARIOS 08, 07
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M6.9 quake strikes near Puerto Madero, Mexico

Centered at 14.742°N, 92.409°W the quake occurred at a depth of about 60km (37.3mi), reported the USGS/EHP.

“‘This quake was pretty strong. There are houses destroyed,’ said Luis Rivera, governor of the San Marcos region, which was also hit by a 7.4 magnitude earthquake in late 2012 that killed 48 people,” according to a report.

The quake also destroyed or damaged dozens of homes in San Marcos region, Guatemala, leaving at least 2 people dead, said the report.

EQ Details

Magnitude: 6.9Mw (downgraded from M7.1)
Event Time: 2014-07-07 11:23:55 UTC
Location: 14.742°N 92.409°W depth=60.0km (37.3mi)
Nearby Cities:

  • 2km (1mi) NNE of Puerto Madero, Mexico
  • 22km (14mi) SW of Tapachula, Mexico
  • 29km (18mi) NW of Suchiate, Mexico
  • 29km (18mi) WNW of Ciudad Tecun Uman, Guatemala
  • 204km (127mi) W of Guatemala City, Guatemala

EQ Location Map

Mexico quake 7-7-14
EQ Location Map. Source: USGS/EHP


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M5.9 Quake Strikes Sick Japan

Posted by feww on July 5, 2014

SEISMIC HAZARD
HEIGHTENED GLOBAL SEISMICITY
SCENARIOS 08, 07
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Significant earthquake strikes near Miyako, Japan

Centered at 39.675°N 142.034°E the quake struck off Iwate Pref., near east coast of Honshu, Japan, according to USGS/EHP.

The seismicity registered up to 5 (lower) on the 7-level local scale.

Earthquake Details
Magnitude: 5.9 [GEOFON Program]
Event Time: 2014-07-04 22:42:04 UTC
Location: 39.675°N 142.034°E depth=44.9km (27.9mi)
Nearby Cities:

  • 8km (5mi) ENE of Miyako, Japan
  • 24km (15mi) NNE of Yamada, Japan
  • 36km (22mi) NNE of Otsuchi, Japan
  • 47km (29mi) NNE of Kamaishi, Japan
  • 488km (303mi) NNE of Tokyo, Japan

FIRE-EARTH Earthquake Forecasts for Japan

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95 Percent of All Earthquakes Strike U.S.

Posted by feww on July 2, 2014

SEISMIC HAZARD
HEIGHTENED GLOBAL SEISMICITY
SCENARIOS 08, 07
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U.S. Struck by 95 Percent of All Earthquakes in 7 Days

Some 1,522 earthquakes of all magnitudes have struck the United States in the past 7 days, or about 95 percent of global total.

us 7days 2jul14-seqm
7 Days All Magnitudes Global: 1,604 earthquakes  Updatedf : 2014-07-02 01:03:33UTC
1,527 earthquakes in map area. Source USGS/EHP


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M6.2 Quake Strikes Japan Region

Posted by feww on July 1, 2014

SEISMIC HAZARD
HEIGHTENED GLOBAL SEISMICITY
SCENARIOS 08, 07
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Earthquake Strikes near Bonin Islands, Japan Region

Centered at 28.4N, 138.9E the quake occurred at a depth of about 512km, according to USGS/EHP.

EQ Details
Magnitude: 6.2Mw
Event Time: 2014-06-30 19:55:32 UTC
Location: 28.354°N 138.864°E depth=512.4km (318.4mi)
Nearby Cities

  • 359km (223mi) WNW of Chichi-shima, Japan
  • 656km (408mi) SSE of Shingu, Japan
  • 682km (424mi) SSE of Owase, Japan
  • 683km (424mi) SSE of Tanabe, Japan
  • 817km (508mi) S of Tokyo, Japan

FIRE-EARTH Earthquake Forecasts for Japan

FIRE-EARTH Science Team has suspended its research on Japan seismicity, California ditto.


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90 Percent of All Quakes Strike U.S.

Posted by feww on June 30, 2014

SEISMIC HAZARD
HEIGHTENED GLOBAL SEISMICITY
SCENARIOS 08, 07
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U.S. Struck by 90 Percent of All Earthquakes in 7 Days

Some 1,425 earthquakes of all magnitudes have struck the United States in the past 7 days, or about 90 percent of total globally.

US quakes 7days 30june
7 Days, All Magnitudes Worldwide: 1,592 Earthquakes – Updated: 2014-06-30 12:02:59 UTC earthquakes in map area:  1,425
. Source: USGS/EHP


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Significant Quakes Strike Tonga Trench; Aftershocks Rattle NM

Posted by feww on June 30, 2014

SEISMIC HAZARD
HEIGHTENED GLOBAL SEISMICITY
SCENARIOS 08, 07
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Magnitudes 6.7 and 6.4 earthquakes strike tip of Tonga Trench

A magnitude 6.7 earthquake occurred about 205km SSE of Mata-Utu, Wallis and Futuna, preceded by a 6.4Mw foreshock (197km NW of Hihifo, Tonga) and followed by a 5.6Mw aftershock (193km WNW of Hihifo, Tonga).

Earthquake Details

Magnitude: 6.7Mw
Time: 2014-06-29 17:15:08 UTC
Location: 15.043°S 175.567°W
Depth: 10.0km

Magnitude: 6.4Mw
Time: 2014-06-29 15:52:22 UTC
Location: 14.909°S 175.244°W
Depth: 10.0km

Magnitude: 5.6Mw
Time: 2014-06-29 18:24:30 UTC
Location: 15.356°S 175.447°W
Depth: 10.0km

Aftershocks Rattle New Mexico

At least 4 aftershocks measuring 3.3Mw – 3.6Mw have struck New Mexico, as of posting, following a significant event which occurred less than 24 hours earlier.

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Significant Quakes Strike NM, Japan Region, Visokoi Island

Posted by feww on June 29, 2014

SEISMIC HAZARD
HEIGHTENED GLOBAL SEISMICITY
SCENARIOS 08, 07
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M5.2 Quakes Strikes 50km NW of Lordsburg, New Mexico

Centered at 32.607°N, 109.151°W, the quake occurred at a depth of about 5.0km (3.1mi).

EQ Details

Magnitude: 5.2Mw
Event Time: 2014-06-29 04:59:33 UTC
Location: 32.607°N 109.151°W depth=5.0km (3.1mi)
Nearby Cities:

  • 50km (31mi) NW of Lordsburg, New Mexico
  • 83km (52mi) WSW of Silver City, New Mexico
  • 136km (85mi) WNW of Deming, New Mexico
  • 144km (89mi) NNE of Douglas, Arizona
  • 288km (179mi) ESE of Phoenix, Arizona

[Source: USGS/EHP]

M6.9 EQ Strikes 154km NNW of Visokoi Island

The mainshock was followed by a cluster of aftershocks, including at least 6 events measuring magnitudes 5.6 to 4.8, as of posting.

Capped by ice-covered Mount Hodson, a stratovolcano, Visokoi Island is an uninhabited island in the Traversay Islands group of the South Sandwich Islands.

Event Time: 2014-06-29 07:52:56 UTC
Location: 55.506°S 28.451°W depth=16.5km (10.2mi)
Nearby Cities

  • 154km (96mi) NNW of Visokoi Island

M6.2 Event Occurs  134km ESE of Iwo Jima, Japan

Event Time: 2014-06-29 05:56:31 UTC
Location: 24.401°N 142.591°E depth=43.2km (26.8mi)
Nearby Cities:

  • 134km (83mi) ESE of Iwo Jima, Japan

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Unique Slant on Today’s Earthquakes

Posted by feww on June 24, 2014

SEISMIC HAZARD
HEIGHTENED GLOBAL SEISMICITY
SCENARIOS 08, 07
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The odds that follow events!

Despite the fact that the planet is neither ….., nor ….. !!

todays eqs
79 earthquakes ≥2.5Mw. Map updated: 2014-06-24 13:32:27 UTC – 68 earthquakes in map area. Source: USGS/EHP

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M6.6 Strikes near Buldir Island, Alaska

Posted by feww on June 24, 2014

SEISMIC HAZARD
HEIGHTENED GLOBAL SEISMICITY
SCENARIOS 08, 07
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Strong Earthquake Occurs 52km E of Buldir Island, Alaska

Centered at 52.307°N, 176.693°E depth the quake struck at a depth of 35.0km (21.7mi), said USGS/EHP.

Event Time: 2014-06-24 03:15:41 UTC
Location: 52.307°N 176.693°E depth=35.0km (21.7mi)
Nearby Cities: 52km (32mi) E of Buldir Island, Alaska

EQ Location Map
Buldir Alaska -- 24jun14
Source: USGS/EHP

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M6.4 Quake Strikes WNW of Sola, Vanuatu

Posted by feww on June 19, 2014

SEISMIC HAZARD
HEIGHTENED GLOBAL SEISMICITY
SCENARIOS 08, 07
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Strong quake occurs 85km WNW of Sola, Vanuatu

Centered at 13.577°S, 166.826°E, the quake struck at a depth of 59.9km (37.2mi), said USGS/EHP.

EQ Details

MAGNITUDE: 6.4Mw
Event Time: 2014-06-19 10:17:58 UTC

Location: 13.577°S 166.826°E depth=59.9km (37.2mi)
Nearby Cities

  • 85km (53mi) WNW of Sola, Vanuatu
  • 219km (136mi) N of Luganville, Vanuatu
  • 878km (546mi) ESE of Honiara, Solomon Islands

 


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More Quakes Plague Oklahoma

Posted by feww on June 18, 2014

SEISMIC HAZARD
HEIGHTENED GLOBAL SEISMICITY
SCENARIOS 08, 07
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M4.1 Strikes NE of Oklahoma City

Centered at 35.610°N, 97.371°W, the quake struck at a signature depth of  about 5.0km (3.1mi), some 20km (12mi) NE of Oklahoma City.

[Some 210 earthquakes measuring 3.0Mw or greater have struck Oklahoma so far this year, compared with 98  similar events during the entire 2013, and a total of 23 quakes between 1978 and 2000.]

EQ Details

Magnitude: 4.1Mw
Event Time: 2014-06-18 10:53:02 UTC
Location: 35.610°N 97.371°W depth=5.0km (3.1mi)
Nearby Cities:

  • 9km (6mi) N of Spencer, Oklahoma
  • 10km (6mi) ESE of Edmond, Oklahoma
  • 15km (9mi) NW of Choctaw, Oklahoma
  • 17km (11mi) N of Midwest City, Oklahoma
  • 20km (12mi) NE of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

OK Seismicity in the Last 48 hours

3.7 7km ENE of Langston, Oklahoma 2014-06-18 23:08:33 UTC+09:00 6.0 km
4.1 9km N of Spencer, Oklahoma 2014-06-18 10:53:02 UTC 5.0 km
2.7 7km SE of Edmond, Oklahoma 2014-06-18 10:30:18 UTC 5.0 km
3.0 9km ESE of Langston, Oklahoma 2014-06-18 07:08:02 UTC 5.0 km
3.0 7km N of Spencer, Oklahoma 2014-06-17 16:29:12 UTC 5.1 km
2.6 13km SSE of Medford, Oklahoma 2014-06-17 14:36:36 UTC 5.0 km
2.7 8km SE of Edmond, Oklahoma 2014-06-17 04:57:40 UTC 5.5 km
2.7 8km NNW of Spencer, Oklahoma 2014-06-17 04:11:45 UTC 5.4 km
2.7 1km E of Jones, Oklahoma 2014-06-16 19:00:47 UTC 5.1 km
2.8 8km SE of Edmond, Oklahoma 2014-06-16 16:40:13 UTC 4.8 km
2.5 4km ESE of Harrah, Oklahoma 2014-06-16 16:01:10 UTC 4.5 km
2.8 8km SE of Edmond, Oklahoma 2014-06-16 12:39:31 UTC 5.0 km
3.0 9km NW of Jones, Oklahoma 2014-06-16 11:25:13 UTC 6.7 km
4.3 4km WNW of Jones, Oklahoma 2014-06-16 10:47:35 UTC 5.0 km
3.5 8km NNW of Spencer, Oklahoma 2014-06-16 10:31:07 UTC 5.9 km

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Significant Quakes Strike Oklahoma, Alaska

Posted by feww on June 16, 2014

SEISMIC HAZARD
HEIGHTENED GLOBAL SEISMICITY
SCENARIOS 08, 07
.

 M4.2 earthquake strikes near OKC

A cluster of 3 quakes including a 4,2Mw quake occurred about 21km (13mi) NE of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

Centered at 35.583°N, 97.330°W, the largest quake struck at a depth of 5.0km (3.1mi), according to USGS/EHP.

EQ Details

Magnitude: 4.2Mw
Event Time: 2014-06-16 10:47:35 UTC
Location: 35.583°N 97.330°W depth=5.0km (3.1mi)
Nearby Cities:

  • 4km (2mi) WNW of Jones, Oklahoma
  • 15km (9mi) ESE of Edmond, Oklahoma
  • 21km (13mi) NE of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Other significant quakes that struck Oklahoma in the past 24 hours included the following, as of posting:

M3.0 about 9km NW of Jones, Oklahoma 2014-06-16 11:25:13 UTC depth=6.7 km
M3.5 about 8km NNW of Spencer, Oklahoma 2014-06-16 10:31:07 UTC depth=5.9 km
M3.0 about 8km E of Medford, Oklahoma 2014-06-15 17:33:02 UTC 5.0 depth=km
M3.0 about 12km WNW of Medford, Oklahoma 2014-06-15 13:51:25 UTC depth=5.3 km

OKC 16jun2014
Earthquake Location Map. Source: USGS/EHP

A Cluster of Six Quakes Strikes near Noatak, Alaska

The largest shocks measured M58 and M5.7, with five of the quakes occurring within the last hour, as of posting .

EQ Details

  • 4.2 about 42km ENE of Noatak, Alaska (67.658°N 162.003°W) 2014-06-16 12:56:53 UTC depth=15.8 km
  • M3.1 about 31km E of Noatak, Alaska (67.616°N 162.223°W) 2014-06-16 12:28:57 UTC  depth= 5.4 km
  • M3.1 about 25km NE of Noatak, Alaska (67.712°N 162.492°W) 2014-06-16 12:23:07 UTC depth=21.3 km
  • M5.7 about 31km ENE of Noatak, Alaska (67.697°N 162.612°W) 2014-06-16 12:01:08 UTC depth=24.2 km
  • M5.8 about 42km ENE of Noatak, Alaska < (67.684°N 162.000°W) 2014-06-16 12:00:33 UTC depth=15.7 km
  • M3.1 about 41km E of Noatak, Alaska (67.634°N 162.006°W) 2014-06-16 11:38:41 UTC depth=17.0 km

Noatak quakes 16jun2014
Earthquake Location Map. Source: USGS/EHP


IMPORTANT NOTICE: FIRE-EARTH EQ Forecast

The next detailed FIRE-EARTH Earthquake Forecast will be released together with Bulletin NO. 107  later today,  Monday June 16, 2014.


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M5.8 Strikes Fukushima, Japan

Posted by feww on June 16, 2014

SEISMIC HAZARD
HEIGHTENED GLOBAL SEISMICITY
SCENARIOS 08, 07
.

A Quake Dedicated to Japan’s PM Abe Shakes Entire Eastern Honshu

Centered at 37.1N, 141.2E, the quake registered “4″ on Japan’s seismic intensity scale of 7 in many parts of Fukushima, Ibaraki and Miyagi prefectures.

The criminal Japanese authorities and their low-life police force have been warned against stepping out of line!

EQ Details
Magnitude: 5.8Mw
Centered at: 37.1N, 141.2E
Depth: 50km
Time: 05:14JST, 16 Jun 2014

The quake was preceded by a magnitude 5.6 event that occurred about 2 hours earlier off the coast of Ibaraki prefecture (36.6N, 141.9E; depth=10km), reported JMA.

fukushima quake 16jun14
Source and Copyright: Japan Meteorological Agency

FIRE-EARTH Earthquake Forecasts for Japan

FIRE-EARTH Science Team has suspended its research on Japan seismicity, California ditto.

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May Disasters in China

Posted by feww on June 13, 2014

EXTREME WEATHER & CLIMATIC EVENTS
DEADLY FLOODS
EARTHQUAKE DISASTERS
MAJOR DISASTERS
SCENARIOS 444, 177, 111, 101, 070, 066, 023, 09, 08, 03
.

Floods, earthquakes, droughts, hail, storms, landslides, forest fires … destroyed or damaged 400,000 homes across China in May

At least 21.8 million people were affected by human-enhanced natural disasters across China last month, said the Ministry of Civil Affairs and the National Commission for Disaster Reduction, Xinhua reported.

The official toll is as follows:

  • No. of people affected by the disasters: 21.8 million
  • Killed or missing: 126 dead, six missing
  • Displaced: 777,000 people
  • Homes destroyed or damaged: 377,000
  • Cropland destroyed: 2.4 million hectares
  • Direct economic losses: 25.64 billion yuan (4.17 billion U.S. dollars)

Floods and earthquakes were the worst disasters to hit the country in May, however, droughts, hailstorms, icy conditions, snowstorms, landslides and forest fires also caused substantial damage, said the report.

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Alaska Keeps on Shaking!

Posted by feww on June 9, 2014

SEISMIC HAZARD
HEIGHTENED GLOBAL SEISMICITY
SCENARIOS 08, 07
.

Shaking Alaska: Hundreds of quakes small, medium and ‘large’…

It looks like Alaska suffering from brittle bone disease, or you have blurred vision!

Some 32.3 percent of all earthquakes worldwide that have occurred in the past 7 days struck in or near Alaska. Well, that’s one way of looking at it!

EQ Location Map

alsaka 7 days
7 Days, All Magnitudes Worldwide: 1694 earthquakes. Updated: 2014-06-09 15:31:00UTC.  547 earthquakes in map area. Source: USGS/EHP

one day all mags
1 Day All Magnitudes Worldwide: 153 earthquakes. Updated: 2014-06-09 15:50:03 UTC. 135 earthquakes in map area!

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IMPORTANT NOTICE: FIRE-EARTH EQ Forecast

The next detailed FIRE-EARTH Earthquake Forecast will be released together with Bulletin NO. 105  on June 10, 2014.


 

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