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Earthquakes Rattle N. Nevada

Posted by feww on December 11, 2014

HEIGHTENED U.S. SEISMICITY
SEISMIC HAZARDS
SCENARIOS: 704, 703,  700, [500,] 09, 08, 07, 02
.

Swarm of 24 Earthquakes Hit NW Nevada

At least 24 earthquakes of all sizes have occurred in NW Nevada over the past 24 hours, according to the USGS/EHP.

The swarm included 10 events measuring ≥ 2.5Mw, with the largest shock registering 4.2Mw.

The latest swarm brings the total number of earthquakes measuring ≥ 2.5Mw in the area to 17 over the past seven days and 94 in the past 30 days, as of posting.

Details of the largest quake, as of posting

Magnitude: 4.2Mw
Depth: 5.2km
Location: 41.840°N 119.613°W [ 71km ESE of Lakeview, Oregon]
Time: 2014-12-10 13:50:58 UTC

Seismic Hot Spots  (December 2014 – March 2015)

Tune into FIRE-EARTH  special report Thursday DECEMBER 11, 2014 at the following times on FIRE-EARTH Channel:  17:32, 18:32, 20:32 and 22:32UTC.

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Significant Quakes – December 8, 2014

Posted by feww on December 8, 2014

HEIGHTENED GLOBAL SEISMICITY
SEISMIC HAZARDS
SCENARIOS: 704, 703, 700, [500,] 09, 08, 07, 02
.

M6.6 Strikes Near Punta de Burica, Panama

Centered at 7.969°N, 82.694°W the quake occurred at a depth of 20.0km (12.4mi), reported USGS/EHP.

FIRE-EARTH models show continued significant seismicity in the Caribbean plate and the four surrounding plates—North America, South America, Nazca, and Cocos.


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EQ Details
Magnitude: 6.6Mw
Event Time: 2014-12-08 08:54:52 UTC
Location: 7.969°N 82.694°W depth=20.0km (12.4mi)
Nearby Cities

  • 20km (12mi) ESE of Punta de Burica, Panama
  • 39km (24mi) SSE of Puerto Armuelles, Panama
  • 52km (32mi) SSW of Pedregal, Panama
  • 58km (36mi) SSW of David, Panama
  • 265km (165mi) SE of San Jose, Costa Rica

Tsunami Evaluation
This quake did NOT generate a destructive tsunami.

Other Significant Seismicity

M 5.5 – 228km WNW of Abepura, Indonesia
Time: 2014-12-08 @ 12:51:26 UTC
Location: 1.794°S 138.705°E
Depth: 38.3km

M 5.6 – 139km ESE of Severo-Kuril’sk, Russia
Time: 2014-12-08 @ 09:52:04 UTC
Location: 50.365°N 158.028°E
Depth: 45.3km

M 5.8 – 53km SSW of Nueva Concepcion, Guatemala
Time: 2014-12-07 @ 21:16:37 UTC
Location: 13.732°N 91.437°W
Depth: 32.9km

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Obama, Japan Rattled by M5.0 Earthquake

Posted by feww on December 6, 2014

HEIGHTENED Japan SEISMICITY
SEISMIC HAZARDS
SCENARIOS: 704, 703, 700, [500,] 09, 08, 07, 02
.

M5.0 strikes near Obama, Japan

Centered at 35.507°N, 135.748°E the 5.0-magnitude quake struck about 1km north of Obama, Fukui prefecture, Japan.

Map of Japan Nuclear Power Stations


IMPORTANT NOTICE: FIRE-EARTH EQ Forecast

For detailed FIRE-EARTH Earthquake Forecasts tune into Fire-Earth Reports  daily @ 06:32UTC.


FIRE-EARTH Earthquake Forecasts for California and Japan

FIRE-EARTH Science Team has suspended its research on California seismicity to protest Internet censorship, Google’s manipulation of information, theft of FIRE-EARTH intellectual property and other reasons, as stated earlier on the blog.

The Team has suspended its research also on Japan seismicity due to the resurgence of militarism in that country and other reasons that have also been stated previously.

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M4.2 Quake Strikes N. Nevada

Posted by feww on December 4, 2014

HEIGHTENED U.S. SEISMICITY
SEISMIC HAZARDS
SCENARIOS: 704, 703,  700, [500,] 09, 08, 07, 02
.

The 218th quake strikes northern Nevada

Centered at 41.880°N, 119.636°W the quake occurred at a depth of 11.5km (7.1mi) about 68km ESE of Lakeview, Oregon, reported USGS/EHP.

The quake was the 218th quake measuring ≥ 2.5Mw to strike near Bald Mountain, East of Calcutta Lake, over the past 30 days.

At least 18 quakes of all magnitudes have struck the area over the past 24 hours.

EQ Details

Magnitude: 4.2Mw
Event Time: 2014-12-04 05:24:52 UTC
Location: 41.880°N 119.636°W depth=11.5km (7.1mi)
Nearby Cities

  • 68km (42mi) ESE of Lakeview, Oregon
  • 177km (110mi) E of Altamont, Oregon
  • 181km (112mi) ESE of Klamath Falls, Oregon
  • 183km (114mi) NNE of Susanville, California
  • 301km (187mi) N of Carson City, Nevada

Seismic Hot Spots

About 88 percent of global earthquakes of all magnitude, 146 out of 166 events over the past 24 hours, have occurred across 9 U.S. sates—Alaska, Arizona, California, Kansas, Montana, Nevada, Oklahoma, Washington and Wyoming—as of posting.

The U.S. events include 17 out of 34 global earthquakes measuring ≥ 2.5Mw over the 24-hour period.

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FEWW Event Alert – UTAH

Posted by feww on December 2, 2014

CJ Members

Fire-Earth Event Alert:

UTAH EARTHQUAKE FORECAST

Details of the next Event Alert will be broadcast on TUESDAY DECEMBER 2, 2014 at the following times on FIRE-EARTH Channel:

17:32, 18:32, 20:32 and 22:32UTC.

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Significant Quake Strikes Arizona

Posted by feww on December 1, 2014

HEIGHTENED GLOBAL SEISMICITY
SEISMIC HAZARDS
EQS IN ARIZONA, CARLSBERG RIDGE
SCENARIOS: 704, 703,  700, [500,] 09, 08, 07, 02
.

M4.7 quake strikes SSW of Flagstaff, Arizona

Centered at 34.977°N, 111.740°W the event occurred at a depth of 10.2km (6.4mi), reported USGS/EHP.

EQ Details

Magnitude: 4.7Mw
Event Time: 2014-12-01 05:57:38 UTC
Location: 34.977°N 111.740°W depth=10.2km (6.4mi)
Nearby Cities

  • 12km (7mi) N of Sedona, Arizona
  • 25km (16mi) SSW of Flagstaff, Arizona
  • 36km (22mi) NE of Cottonwood, Arizona
  • 172km (107mi) N of Phoenix, Arizona

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Seismicity continues in Carlsberg Ridge

At least 13 significant events have occurred at Carlsberg Ridge, beginning Nov. 25, 2014. The latest event, measuring 5.2Mw and centered at 5.988°N, 61.313°E, occurred at a depth of 10.0km (6.2mi), according to USGS/EHP.

If the USGS data is accurate, all events have occurred at a similar depth of 10km.

FIRE-EARTH POS: 61 ±4
FIRE-EARTH PLE: 8800 644

The latest event (colored red on the map below) occurred at 5.988°N, 61.313°E depth=10.0km (6.2mi).

Magnitude: 5.2Mw
Event Time: 2014-12-01 03:47:50 UTC
Location: 5.988°N, 61.313°E depth=10.0km (6.2mi)
Nearby Cities

  • 1087km (675mi) SE of Tamrida, Yemen
  • 1221km (759mi) ESE of Bandarbeyla, Somalia
  • 1341km (833mi) NNE of Victoria, Seychelles
  • 1,450km SSE of Salalah, Oman [FEWW estimate]

Carlsberg Ridge
EQ Location Map. Source: USGS/NEIC

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Earthquakes Strike Oklahoma, Texas

Posted by feww on November 30, 2014

HEIGHTENED GLOBAL SEISMICITY
SEISMIC HAZARDS
EQS IN OKLAHOMA, TEXAS
SCENARIOS: 704, 703,  700, [500,] 09, 08, 07, 02
.

M4.2 quake strikes SSE of Medford, Oklahoma

Centered at 36.582°N, 97.614°W the quake occurred at a signature depth of 4.5km (2.8mi), about 27km (17mi) SSE of Medford, Oklahoma.

The quake was one of at least 40 quakes striking Oklahoma over the past 7 days.

EQ Details

Magnitude: 4.2Mw
Event Time: 2014-11-30 10:24:44 UTC
Location: 36.582°N 97.614°W depth=4.5km (2.8mi)
Nearby Cities

  • 31km (19mi) NE of Enid, Oklahoma
  • 49km (30mi) WSW of Ponca City, Oklahoma
  • 123km (76mi) N of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Source: USGS/EHP

M3.4 Quake Strikes SE of Dallas, Texas

Centered at 32.493°N, 97.118°W the quake struck at a shallow depth of 2.8km (1.7mi), about 50km SE of Dallas [FEWW estimate,], Texas.

The event was one of at least five quakes to occur in Texas over the past 7 days. Four quakes struck close to Irving, Texas between 23 and 25 November.

EQ Details

Magnitude: 3.4Mw
Event Time: 2014-11-30 05:52:23 UTC
Location: 32.493°N 97.118°W depth=2.8km (1.7mi)
Nearby Cities

  • 6km (4mi) NNW of Venus, Texas
  • 8km (5mi) SSE of Mansfield, Texas
  • 30km S of Arlington, Texas [FEWW estimate]
  • 55km SSE of Irving, Texas [FEWW estimate]
  • 253km (157mi) NNE of Austin, Texas

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Earthquakes Strike 11 U.S. States

Posted by feww on November 25, 2014

HEIGHTENED GLOBAL SEISMICITY
SEISMIC HAZARDS
SCENARIOS 704, 703,  700, [500,] 09, 08, 07, 02
.

Multiple earthquakes strike 11 states, Puerto Rico and US Virgin Islands

At least 188 earthquakes measuring up to magnitude 4.0Mw have struck 11 states, Puerto Rico and US Virgin Islands  over the past 24 hours.

The largest quake, as of posting, measured 4.0Mw, occurring 2km (1mi) SE of Medford, Oklahoma, according to USGS/EHP.

Earthquakes also struck Alaska, California, Hawaii, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Tennessee, Texas, Washington and Wyoming.

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Intense Seismicity Continues in Iceland

Posted by feww on November 24, 2014

HEIGHTENED GLOBAL SEISMICITY
SEISMIC HAZARDS
SCENARIOS 704, 703, 702, 701, 700, [500,] 047, 09, 08, 07, 02
.

Intense geophysical events could render Iceland uninhabitable: FIRE-EARTH Forecast

The 173rd significant quake to strike Iceland since late August occurred about 4.3km NNE of Bárðarbunga volcano on Monday.

The M5.4 quake, centered at 64.676N, 17.498S, struck at a depth of about 4.1km, said the Icelandic Met office.

EQ Map

iceland seismicity
Some 173 quakes measuring ≥M4.5 have struck Iceland since August 22, 2014. Source of Map: USGS/EHP.

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Significant Quake Strikes Near Irving, Texas

Posted by feww on November 23, 2014

HEIGHTENED GLOBAL SEISMICITY
SEISMIC HAZARDS
SCENARIOS 704, 703, 702, 701, 700, [500,] 09, 08, 07, 02
.

Texas quake confirms scenarios 701, 700, [500]

Centered at 32.836°N, 96.892°W the quake occurred at a shallow depth of 2.8km, some 5km ENE of Irving, Texas.

EQ Details

Magnitude: 3.3Mw
Event Time: 2014-11-23 03:15:47 UTC
Location: 32.836°N 96.892°W depth=2.8km (1.8mi)
Nearby Cities

  • 5km (3mi) ENE of Irving, Texas
  • 8km (5mi) W of University Park, Texas
  • 9km (6mi) NW of Dallas, Texas
  • 10km (6mi) S of Farmers Branch, Texas
  • 296km (184mi) NNE of Austin, Texas

TPPoF50YMoPGA
Two-percent probability of exceedance in 50 years map of peak ground acceleration. Source: USGS/EHP

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Powerful Quake Strikes Omachi, Japan

Posted by feww on November 22, 2014

HEIGHTENED GLOBAL SEISMICITY
SEISMIC HAZARDS
SCENARIOS 704, 703, 702, 701, 700, [500,] 09, 08, 07, 02
.

M6.8 Quake strikes 8km NW of Tanabe, Japan

Centered at 36.7°N, 137.9°E the quake struck at a depth of about 10km, said the local meteorological agency.

The powerful quake, which registered -6 on the local severity scale of 7, was felt throughout most of the main Honshu island.

The epicenter was located about 100km SW of Kashiwazaki Nuclear Power Station in Niigata Prefecture, and about 115km SE of Shika Nuclear Power Plant in Ishikawa Pref., Japan. (See maps Below)

EQ Location Map

Map of Japan Nuclear Power Stations


IMPORTANT NOTICE: FIRE-EARTH EQ Forecast

For detailed FIRE-EARTH Earthquake Forecasts tune into Fire-Earth Reports  daily @ 06:32UTC.


FIRE-EARTH Earthquake Forecasts for California and Japan

FIRE-EARTH Science Team has suspended its research on California seismicity to protest Internet censorship, Google’s manipulation of information, theft of FIRE-EARTH intellectual property and other reasons, as stated earlier on the blog.

The Team has suspended its research also on Japan seismicity due to the resurgence of militarism in that country and other reasons that have also been stated previously.

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Deadly Earthquake Strikes SW China

Posted by feww on November 22, 2014

HEIGHTENED GLOBAL SEISMICITY
SEISMIC HAZARDS
SCENARIOS 704, 703, 09, 08, 07, 02
.

M6.3 Quake Strikes Sichuan Province, SW China

At least one person was killed after a strong earthquake struck Kangding County, Ganzi Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture in southwest China’s Sichuan Province, on Saturday, reported the official Xinhua news agency.

Centered at 30.3°N,  101.7°E, the quake occurred  at a depth of about 18km near the Kangding airport, about 40 km from Chengdu, the provincial capital, said the report.

The quake also affected Zhaodong City in neighboring Yunnan Province.”

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Strong Quake Strikes WNW of Tobelo, Indonesia

Posted by feww on November 21, 2014

SEISMIC HAZARD
HEIGHTENED GLOBAL SEISMICITY
SCENARIOS 703, 700, [500,] 08, 07, 02
.

UPDATE @ 15:47UTC – Quake downgraded to Magnitude 6.5Mw by USGS/EHP.  For other details that originally evaded USGS earthquake staff see below.

M6.9 quake occurs 116km WNW of Tobelo, Indonesia

Centered at 2.230°N, 127.085°E 2.277°N, 127.055°E the quake struck at a depth of 48.2km (30.0mi) 38.1km (23.7mi), said the erring experts at USGS/EHP.

EQ Details [Take 2]

Event Time: 2014-11-21 10:10:19 UTC
Location: 2.277°N, 127.055°E depth=38.1km (23.7mi)

Nearby Cities

  • 122km (76mi) WNW of Tobelo, Indonesia
  • 167km (104mi) NNW of Ternate, Indonesia
  • 168km (104mi) NNW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia
  • 227km (141mi) ENE of Bitung, Indonesia
  • 995km (618mi) SW of Koror Town, Palau

EQ Details [TAKE 1]

Event Time: 2014-11-21 10:10:20 UTC
Location: 2.230°N 127.085°E depth=48.2km (30.0mi)
Nearby Cities:

  • 162km (101mi) N of Kota Ternate, Indonesia
  • 228km (142mi) ENE of Bitung, Indonesia
  • 996km (619mi) SW of Koror Town, Palau

Tsunami Evaluation

Small tsunami waves were generated, but they posed no threat to the coastal areas.

Other Significant Seismicity

Magnitude: 5.9 – About 216km (134mi) S of Kaohsiung, Taiwan
Location:  20.679°N, 120.041°E; depth=10.0 km (163km SSW of Hengchun, Taiwan)
Time: 2014-11-21 @ 03:29:12 UTC


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Significant Quake Strikes S of San Juan Bautista, California

Posted by feww on November 20, 2014

SEISMIC HAZARD
HEIGHTENED GLOBAL SEISMICITY
SCENARIOS 700, [500,] 08, 07, 02
.

 M4.2 quake occurs near San Juan Bautista, California

Centered at 36.809°N, 121.535°W the quake occurred at a depth of 6.6km (4.1mi), according to USGS/EHP.

Earthquake Details

Magnitude: 4.2Mw
Event Time: 2014-11-20 06:26:49 UTC
Location:  36.809°N 121.535°W depth=6.6km (4.1mi)
Nearby Cities

  • 4km (2mi) S of San Juan Bautista, California
  • 12km (7mi) WSW of Hollister, California
  • 12km (7mi) ENE of Prunedale, California
  • 18km (11mi) NE of Salinas, California196km (122mi) S of Sacramento, California

Other Significant Seismicity 

  • M5.0 — 128km ESE of Mohean, India (7.452°N 94.366°E depth=17.8km) on 2014-11-20 at 06:05:44 UTC
  • M5.239km ENE of Yilan, Taiwan(24.911°N 122.104°E depth=4.0km) on 2014-11-19 at 17:46:21 UTC
  • M5.4 — 54km ESE of Namie, Japan (37.343°N 141.585°E depth=35.2km) on 2014-11-20 at 01:51:43 UTC
  • M5.1 – 41km ESE of Nishinoomote, Japan (30.621°N 131.415°E depth=21.1km) on 2014-11-19 at 14:34:42 UTC

IMPORTANT NOTICE: FIRE-EARTH EQ Forecast

For detailed FIRE-EARTH Earthquake Forecasts tune into Fire-Earth Reports  daily @ 06:32UTC.


FIRE-EARTH Earthquake Forecasts for California

FIRE-EARTH Science Team has suspended its research on California seismicity to protest Internet censorship, Google’s manipulation of information, theft of FIRE-EARTH intellectual property and other reasons, as stated earlier on the blog.

The Team has suspended its research also on Japan seismicity due to the resurgence of militarism in that country and other reasons that have also been stated previously.

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‘Severe’ Earthquake Rattles New Zealand

Posted by feww on November 17, 2014

SEISMIC HAZARD
HEIGHTENED GLOBAL SEISMICITY
SCENARIOS 700, 500, 09, 08, 07, 02
.

M6.7 Quake Strikes Near North Island New Zealand

Centered at 37.682°S, 179.685°E the quake struck offshore at a depth of 22.0km (13.7mi), said USGS/EHP.

EQ Details [USGS/EHP]
Magnitude: 6.7Mw
Event Time: 2014-11-16 22:33:20 UTC
Location: 37.682°S 179.685°E depth=22.0km (13.7mi)
Nearby Cities:

  • 182km (113mi) NE of Gisborne, New Zealand
  • 239km (149mi) E of Whakatane, New Zealand
  • 306km (190mi) E of Rotorua, New Zealand
  • 581km (361mi) NE of Wellington, New Zealand

Tsunami Evaluation

Small tsunami waves were generated, but they posed no threat to the coastal areas.

DYFI?

A resident in the town of Whakatane, located about 240km from the epicenter, described the quake as the “worst” she’d felt in a long time.

“[The] floor moved under me, vertical blinds really swayed, [it] went on for several minutes.”

EQ Deatils [Local Agency]
Magnitude: 6.5
Depth: 31 km
Location: 37.65°S, 179.87°E (155 km east of Te Araroa)

Other Significant Seismicity
M6.1 – 245km SW of Gizo, Solomon Islands
Event Time: 2014-11-17 01:06:00 UTC
Location: 9.553°S 155.151°E depth=25.2km (15.7mi)
Nearby Cities:

  • 371km (231mi) S of Arawa, Papua New Guinea
  • 526km (327mi) E of Alotau, Papua New Guinea
  • 527km (327mi) W of Honiara, Solomon Islands
  • 657km (408mi) SSE of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea

IMPORTANT NOTICE: FIRE-EARTH EQ Forecast For detailed FIRE-EARTH Earthquake Forecasts tune into FIRE-EARTH Channel daily @ 06:32UTC.


 

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Powerful Quake Strikes Molucca Sea

Posted by feww on November 15, 2014

SEISMIC HAZARD
HEIGHTENED GLOBAL SEISMICITY
SCENARIOS 700, 08, 07, 02
.

M7.1 Quake Strikes Halmahera, Indonesia

Centered at 1.928°N, 126.547°E the quake occurred at a depth of about 35km.

Tsunami Evaluation
Indonesian Agency for Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics (BKMG) reported a small (9cm) tsunami at Jailolo, said NWS PTWC in Ewa Beach HI.

[Note: Jailolo is located about 20 km north of Ternate. Editor]

EQ Details
[BKMG: M7.3; 1.95°N, 126.46°E; 15-11-2014 @ 9:31:44 depth=48 Km; 137 km BaratLaut HALMAHERABARAT-MALUT]

Magnitude: 7.1Mw [Downgraded from 7.3Mw by USGS/EHP, as usual.]
Event Time: 2014-11-15 02:31:40 UTC
Location: 1.928°N, 126.547°E depth=35.0km (21.7mi)
Nearby Cities:

  • 156km (97mi) NW of Ternate City, Indonesia
  • 156km (97mi) NW of Ternate
  • 160km (99mi) ENE of Bitung
  • 164km (102mi) W of Tobelo
  • 1064km (661mi) SW of Koror Town, Palau

Aftershocks
At least 9 significant, highly localized, aftershocks measuring  between 4.3 and 5.5Mw have occurred, as of posting.

Related Earthquakes
Magnitude 5.8 shock struck 58km S of Molibagu, Indonesia.

[BKMG: M6.3;  0.39°S, 124.1°E; 15-11-2014 @ 10:08:05 WIB;   depth=59 Km; 93 km Tenggara BOLAANGMONGONDOWSEL-SULUT]

  • Magnitude: 5.8Mw [USGS/EHP]
  • Event Time: 2014-11-15 03:08:04 UTC
  • Location: 0.141°S 123.911°E depth=84.7km (52.6mi)

IMPORTANT NOTICE: FIRE-EARTH EQ Forecast For detailed FIRE-EARTH Earthquake Forecasts tune into FIRE-EARTH Channel daily @ 06:32UTC.


 

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M4.8 Quake Strikes Southern Kansas

Posted by feww on November 13, 2014

SEISMIC HAZARD
HEIGHTENED GLOBAL SEISMICITY
SCENARIOS 700, [500,] 08, 07, 02
.

Significant Kansas quake felt throughout the state, neighboring Oklahoma

Centered at 37.275°N, 97.616°W, about 52km (32mi) SSW of Wichita, Kansas, the quake occurred at a predictable shallow depth of 2.9km.

Local media have reported structural damage to buildings in Wichita.

EQ Details

Magnitude: 4.8Mw
Event Time: 2014-11-12 21:40:00 UTC
Location: 37.275°N, 97.616°W depth=2.9km (1.8mi)
Nearby Cities:

  • 13km (8mi) S of Conway Springs, Kansas
  • 39km (24mi) SW of Haysville, Kansas
  • 42km (26mi) SW of Derby, Kansas
  • 52km (32mi) SSW of Wichita, Kansas
  • 200km (124mi) N of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Source: USGS/EHP

Intense Seismicity Continues in N. Nevada

Meantime, a magnitude 4.9 quake struck northern Nevada. The area has been rattled by at at least 32 additional shocks, with 17 quakes measuring ≥2.5Mw in the past 24 hours,  bringing the the total number of the quakes measuring  ≥2.5Mw near Bald Mountain to at least 174 since October 23, 2014.

EQ Details

Magnitude: 4.9Mw
Event Time: 2014-11-13 06:36:07 UTC
Location: 41.890°N 119.621°W depth=0.2km (0.2mi)
Nearby Cities

  • 63km (39mi) ESE of Lakeview, Oregon
  • 173km (107mi) E of Altamont, Oregon
  • 177km (110mi) E of Klamath Falls, Oregon
  • 184km (114mi) NNE of Susanville, California
  • 304km (189mi) N of Carson City, Nevada

[NOTE: USGS/EHP has upgraded the reported magnitude of the above event from 4.5 to 4.7, 4.8 and 4.9Mw, as of posting at 07:10 UTC. Editor]

Four of the largest quakes in the ongoing seismicity so far measured 4.6 to 4.9Mw striking at shallow depths near Bald Mountain.

  • 4.9Mw strikes 63km ESE of Lakeview, Oregon 2014-11-13 at 06:36:07 UTC at a depth of 0.2 km
  • 4.7Mw strikes 67km ESE of Lakeview, Oregon 2014-11-07 at 08:05:54 UTC at a depth of 0.0 km
  • 4.7Mw strikes 68km ESE of Lakeview, Oregon 2014-11-06 at 08:34:46 UTC at a depth of 5.3 km
  • 4.6Mw strikes 63km ESE of Lakeview, Oregon 2014-11-05 at 07:23:04 UTC at a depth of 0.1 km

nevada EQs 13nov14
Nevada EQ Location Map. Source: USGS/EHP

nevada EQs 13nov2014-amended
Amended EQ Location Map. Source: USGS/EHP

Some 194 earthquakes of all magnitudes have struck the U.S. (includes Alaska and Hawaii) in the past 24 hours, according to the USGS data.

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M4.1 Quake Strikes Near Perkins, Oklahoma

Posted by feww on November 10, 2014

SEISMIC HAZARD
HEIGHTENED GLOBAL SEISMICITY
SCENARIOS 700, [500,] 08, 07, 02
.

Significant Quake Strikes 8km NW of Perkins, Oklahoma

Centered at 36.03°N, 97.09°W the quake occurred at a signature depth of 5km.

EQ Details [USGS/EHP]

Event Time: 2014-11-09 20:10:19 UTC
Location: 36.031°N 97.093°W depth=5.0km (3.1mi)
Nearby Cities:

  • 8km (5mi) NW of Perkins, Oklahoma
  • 9km (6mi) SSW of Stillwater
  • 34km (21mi) ENE of Guthrie
  • 54km (34mi) NE of Edmond
  • 73km (45mi) NNE of Oklahoma City

Nevada Earthquakes

Meantime, intense low-medium seismicity continued in NW Nevada, with at least 252 shocks  ≤4.7Mw including 129 quakes measuring between 2.5 and 4.7Mw rattling the Bald Mountain area.


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Nevada Quake Swarm Intensifies

Posted by feww on November 6, 2014

HEIGHTENED GLOBAL SEISMICITY
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Quake cluster continues to strike northern Nevada

Northern Nevada has been rattled by a swarm of at least 129 quakes in the past 7 days, with about 58 of the shocks measuring magnitude 2.5 or greater, according to data provided by USGS/EHP.

The largest quake measured 4.7Mw, striking at a depth of 5.3km north of the Bald Mountain.

EQ Details

Event Time: 2014-11-06 08:34:46 UTC
Location: 41.904°N 119.656°W depth=5.3km (3.3mi)
Nearby Cities:

  • 68km (42mi) ESE of Lakeview, Oregon
  • 177km (110mi) ESE of Altamont, Oregon
  • 181km (112mi) ESE of Klamath Falls, Oregon
  • 182km (113mi) NNE of Susanville, California
  • 300km (186mi) N of Carson City, Nevada

A magnitude 4.6 quake struck the cluster zone on November 5.

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Earthquake Swarm Rattles N. Nevada

Posted by feww on November 5, 2014

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A cluster of at least 27 quakes strike northern Nevada

Northern Nevada has been rattled by a swarm of at least 27 quakes, with two dozen of the tremors measuring magnitude 2.5 or greater, said USGS/EHP.

The largest quake measured 4.6Mw, striking at a shallow depth of 0.1km north of the Bald Mountain.

EQ Details

Event Time: 2014-11-05 07:23:04 UTC
Location: 41.908°N, 119.620°W depth=0.1km (0.1mi)
Nearby Cities:

  • 63km (39mi) ESE of Lakeview, Oregon
  • 174km (108mi) E of Altamont, Oregon
  • 178km (111mi) E of Klamath Falls, Oregon
  • 188km (117mi) NNE of Susanville, California
  • 307km (191mi) N of Carson City, Nevada

Seismic events have also occurred close to CA-NV border, north and south of Carson City, as well as in southern Nevada.

 

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Significant Quake Strikes Fiji Islands Region

Posted by feww on November 2, 2014

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SCENARIOS 09, 08, 07, 02
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M7.1 quake strikes 141km NE of Ndoi Island, Fiji

Centered at 19.698°S, 177.794°W the quake occurred at a depth of 434.4km, said USGS/EHP.

EQ Details
Event Time: 2014-11-01 18:57:22 UTC
Location: 19.698°S, 177.794°W depth=434.4km (269.9mi)
Nearby Cities:

  • 141km (88mi) NE of Ndoi Island, Fiji
  • 313km (194mi) WNW of Nuku`alofa, Tonga
  • 432km (268mi) ESE of Suva, Fiji
  • 470km (292mi) SE of Lambasa, Fiji
  • 546km (339mi) ESE of Nadi, Fiji

Tsunami Evaluation

NO Pacific-wide destructive tsunami generated.

Other Significant Seismicity

M6.0 – Easter Island region
Event Time: 2014-11-01 10:59:55 UTC
Location:  31.823°S, 111.180°W depth=10.0km (6.2mi)
Nearby Cities: 544km (338mi) SSW of Hanga Roa, Chile

M4.0 – 71km W of Anchor Point, Alaska
Event Time: 2014-11-02 07:18:32 UTC
Location: 59.784°N 153.098°W depth=136.0km (84.5mi)
Nearby Cities:

  • 71km (44mi) W of Anchor Point, Alaska
  • 237km (147mi) SW of Anchorage, Alaska

M5.4 – 51km SW of Honiara, Solomon Islands
Event Time: 2014-11-01 22:13:13 UTC
Location: 9.820°S, 159.685°E depth=10.0km (6.2mi)
Nearby Cities:  606km (377mi) SE of Arawa, Papua New Guinea

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Powerful Quake Strikes Nicaragua Coast

Posted by feww on October 14, 2014

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SCENARIOS 09, 08, 07, 02
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M7.3 Strikes 67km WSW of Jiquilillo, Nicaragua

Centered at 12.576°N, 88.046°W the quake occurred at a depth of about 40.0km close to the Middle America Trench, reported USGS/EHP.

The quake was followed by at least one significant aftershock, measuring  5.0Mw, as of posting.

Tsunami Evaluation

NO Pacific-wide Tsunami was generated.

Fatalities

“Yellow alert for shaking-related fatalities and economic losses. Some casualties and damage are possible and the impact should be relatively localized. Past yellow alerts have required a local or regional level response,” according to USGS model.

Estimated economic losses are expected to be less than 1% of GDP of Nicaragua.

Earthquake Details

Magnitude: 7.3Mw
Event Time: 2014-10-14 03:51:35 UTC
Location: 12.576°N 88.046°W depth=40.0km (24.9mi)
Nearby Cities

  • 67km (42mi) WSW of Jiquilillo, Nicaragua
  • 86km (53mi) SSW of La Union, El Salvador
  • 95km (59mi) W of Corinto, Nicaragua
  • 95km (59mi) SSE of San Rafael Oriente, El Salvador
  • 174km (108mi) SE of San Salvador, El Salvador

Other Significant Seismicity

M6.1 – South of the Kermadec Islands

Event Time: 2014-10-14 04:12:30 UTC
Location: 34.917°S, 179.970°E depth=31.5km (19.6mi)
Nearby Cities

  • 400km (249mi) SSW of L’Esperance Rock
  • 430km (267mi) NE of Whakatane, NZ
  • 450km (280mi) NNE of Gisborne, NZ
  • 459km (285mi) NE of Tauranga, NZ
  • 840km (522mi) NE of Wellington, NZ

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‘Severe’ Earthquake Strikes South Island, NZ

Posted by feww on October 13, 2014

HEIGHTENED GLOBAL SEISMICITY
SEISMIC HAZARD
SCENARIOS 09, 08, 07, 02
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M6.2 quake shakes Southland, New Zealand

Centered at 46.29°S 165.87°E, about 140 km west of Tuatapere (190km W of Invercargill), the quake occurred offshore, northeast of Puysegur Trench, at a depth of 10km, said Geonet.

The quake struck at 5:13:41 on Monday, October 13, 2014, and was followed by at least two significant aftershocks, measuring magnitudes 4.4 and 4.7 respectively, as of posting.

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Strong Quake Strikes Japan Coast

Posted by feww on October 11, 2014

HEIGHTENED GLOBAL SEISMICITY
SEISMIC HAZARD
SCENARIOS 08, 07
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M6.3 quake occurs ENE of Hachinohe, Japan

Centered at 40.986°N, 143.216°E the quake struck at a depth of 13.5km (8.4mi), said USGS/EHP.

EQ Details [USGS/EHP]

Magnitude: 6.3Mw
Event Time: 2014-10-11 02:35:46 UTC
Location: 40.986°N 143.216°E depth=13.5km (8.4mi)
Nearby Cities

  • 154km (96mi) ENE of Hachinohe, Japan
  • 160km (99mi) ENE of Misawa, Japan
  • 165km (103mi) SSE of Shizunai, Japan
  • 171km (106mi) E of Mutsu, Japan
  • 663km (412mi) NNE of Tokyo, Japan

FIRE-EARTH Earthquake Forecasts for Japan

FIRE-EARTH Science Team has suspended its research on Japan seismicity due to the resurgence of militarism in that country as well as other reasons that have been stated previously.


Other Significant Seismicity

M4.3 shock occurs near Cushing, Oklahoma

Centered at 35.964°N, 96.773°W the quake struck at a depth of about 4.3km (2.7mi), about 2km (1mi) SSW of Cushing, Oklahoma, said USGS/EHP.

EQ Details [USGS/EHP]

Event Time: 2014-10-10 13:51:21 UTC
Location: 35.964°N 96.773°W depth=4.3km (2.7mi)
Nearby Cities

  • 2km (1mi) SSW of Cushing, Oklahoma
  • 30km (19mi) ESE of Stillwater, Oklahoma
  • 59km (37mi) W of Sapulpa, Oklahoma
  • 59km (37mi) E of Guthrie, Oklahoma
  • 86km (53mi) NE of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

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M7.1 Quake Strikes Southern East Pacific Rise

Posted by feww on October 9, 2014

HEIGHTENED GLOBAL SEISMICITY
SEISMIC HAZARD
TSUNAMI
SCENARIOS 987, 08, 07
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Powerful earthquake in SEPR generates 0.47-m tsunami at Easter Island/Isla de Pascua: Chilean Navy

Centered at 32.115°S, 110.779°W the quake occurred at a depth of 15.5km (9.6mi), reported USGS/EHP.

Tsunami Evaluation

The quake generated a tsunami wave amplitude of 0.47m at Easter Island/Isla de Pascua, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center (PTWC) quoted the Chilean Navy as saying.

PTWC said a Pacific-wide destructive tsunami was not expected and there was no threat from the tsunami.

Earthquake Details

Magnitude: 7.1Mw
Event Time: 2014-10-09 02:14:32 UTC
Location: 32.115°S, 110.779°W depth=15.5km (9.6mi)
Nearby Cities: 565km (351mi) SSW of Hanga Roa, Chile

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