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New Earthquake Swarm Hits NW Nevada

Posted by feww on January 22, 2015

Fresh quake cluster strikes SE of Lakeview, Oregon

Centered at 41.88°N, 119.63°W, the largest quake in the cluster, measuring magnitude 4.5Mw,  occurred at a depth of 8.9 km, said USGS/EHP.

EQ Details

  • M3.0  ~ 68km ESE of Lakeview, Oregon depth=8.2 km, 2015-01-22 10:39:40 UTC
  • M3.1 ~ 68km ESE of Lakeview, depth=8.5 km, Oregon 2015-01-22 10:18:43 UTC
  • M3.4 ~ 66km ESE of Lakeview, Oregon, depth=8.2 km, 2015-01-22 09:49:05 UTC
  • M2.6 ~ 67km ESE of Lakeview, Oregon, depth=7.0 km, 2015-01-22 09:35:49 UTC
  • M4.5 ~ 77km SE of Lakeview, Oregon, depth=9.5 km, 2015-01-22 09:09:16 UTC
  • M3.0 ~ 68km ESE of Lakeview, Oregon, 7.7 km, 2015-01-22 04:23:48 UTC
  • M3.8 ~ 68km ESE of Lakeview, Oregon, depth= 8.9 km, 2015-01-22 02:05:14 UTC

Recent Earthquakes (U.S.)

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Significant Quakes Strike Panama & Texas

Posted by feww on January 7, 2015

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

M6.6 strikes south of Panama

Centered at 5.828°N, 82.652°W the quake struck offshore at a depth of 10.0km (6.2mi), USGS/EHP reported.

The mainshock was followed by at least one aftershock, measuring 5.0Mw, as of posting

EQ Details

Magnitude: 6.6Mw
Event Time: 2015-01-07 05:07:08 UTC
Location: 5.828°N 82.652°W depth=10.0km (6.2mi)

Nearby Cities:

  • 245km (152mi) S of Punta de Burica, Panama
  • 288km (179mi) S of David, Panama
  • 480km (298mi) SSE of San Jose, Costa Rica

M 3.6 strikes ENE of Irving, Texas

Centered at 32.837°N, 96.890°W the quake occurred at a depth of 5.0km, said USGS/EHP.

EQ Details

Magnitude: 3.6Mw
Event Time: 2015-01-07 00:52:09 UTC
Location: 32.837°N 96.890°W depth=5.0km (3.1mi)
Nearby Cities:

  • 9km (6mi) NW of Dallas, Texas
  • 9km (6mi) S of Farmers Branch
  • 296km (184mi) NNE of Austin

The event was one of nine earthquakes to strike the area since 13:37:15UTC Tuesday, January 6.

tx quakes
Earthquake Location Map. Source: USGS/EHP

M3.1 4km NE of Irving  2015-01-07 @ 06:59:03 UTC depth = 5.0km
M1.6 6km ENE of Irving 2015-01-07 @ 05:02:52 UTC depth = 5.0km
M2.4 4km NNE of Irving 2015-01-07 @ 04:05:14 UTC depth = 5.0km
M1.7 7km SSE of Farmers Branch 2015-01-07 @ 03:54:17 UTC depth = 5.0km
M2.7 4km NE of Irving 2015-01-07 @ 02:12:16 UTC depth = 4.0 km
M2.9 5km ENE of Irving 2015-01-07 @ 02:11:17 UTC depth = 5.0 km
M3.6 6km ENE of Irving 2015-01-07 @ 00:52:09 UTC depth = 5.0 km
M3.5 5km ENE of Irving 2015-01-06 @ 21:10:31 UTC depth = 5.2 km
M2.3 4km NE of Irving 2015-01-06 @ 13:37:15 UTC depth = 5.0 km


IMPORTANT NOTICE: FIRE-EARTH EQ Forecast

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


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M5.6 Quake Strikes South Island, NZ

Posted by feww on January 6, 2015

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

Strong earthquake strikes 124km WNW of Christchurch, New Zealand

Centered at 43.071°S, 171.230°E the quake struck at a depth of 9.1km (5.7mi), said USGS/EHP.

At least one significant aftershock, measuring 4.2Mw was recorded, as of posting.

EQ Details
Event Time: 2015-01-05 17:48:42 UTC
Location: 43.071°S 171.230°E depth=9.1km (5.7mi)
Nearby Cities:

  • 44km (27mi) SSE of Hokitika, New Zealand
  • 124km (77mi) WNW of Christchurch
  • 353km (219mi) SW of Wellington

Other earthquakes in NZ Region today include

  • M5.3 – 206km NNW of Auckland Island, New Zealand
    Location: 49.108°S 164.701°E
    Depth: 27.0km
  • M4.8 – 214km S of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand
    Location: 33.349°S 179.184°W
    Depth: 23.3km

NOTE:

NZ’s geonet reported the quake intensity as “severe” with the following details:

  • Magnitude: 6.0
  • Depth: 5km
  • Date/Time: January 5, 2015 @ 17:48:41UTC
  • Location:  -43.06°S , 171.25°E; 30 km West of Arthur’s Pass

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Earthquake Swarm Hits NW Nevada

Posted by feww on January 5, 2015

SEISMIC HAZARD
HEIGHTENED SEISMICITY IN U.S.
SCENARIOS 700, [500,] 08, 07, 02
.

Earthquakes strike north of Bald Mountain, NV

Another swarm of at least 15 earthquakes has rattled northwestern Nevada over the past 24 hours.

The quakes measured between 2.5 and 3.9Mw, reported USGS/EHP.

The two largest events today measured 3.9Mw occurring at depths of 10.2km and 6.8km, said the report.

The latest swarm brings the total number of events in the area to at least 73 over the past 30 days.

NWNV quakes
EQ location map. Source: USGS/EHP

The U.S. events include 30 out of 42 earthquakes globally, measuring ≥ 2.5Mw, over the past 24 hours, and three out of six significant earthquakes in 30 days.

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Significant Quakes Strike California, Idaho

Posted by feww on January 4, 2015

SEISMIC HAZARD
HEIGHTENED SEISMICITY IN U.S.
SCENARIOS 700, [500,] 08, 07, 02
.

Earthquakes strike near Castaic, CA and Challis, ID

M4.9 quake strikes  7km E of Challis, Idaho

Centered at 44.50°N, 114.13°W, the quake occured at a  depth of 8.2km (5.1mi), said USGS/EHP.

EQ Details:
Magnitude: 4.9Mw
Event Time: 2015-01-03 @ 17:44:03UTC
Location: 44.504°N 114.136°W depth=8.2km (5.1mi)
Nearby Cities

  • 7km (4mi) E of Challis, Idaho
  • 192km (119mi) ENE of Boise, Idaho
  • 194km (121mi) ENE of Garden City, Idaho

M 4.3 strikes 14km N of Castaic, California

EQ Details:
Magnitude: 4.3Mw
Event Time: 2015-01-04 @ 03:18:09UTC
Location: 34.620°N 118.630°W depth=8.9km (5.5mi)
Nearby Cities

  • 14km (9mi) N of Castaic, California
  • 26km (16mi) NNW of Santa Clarita, California
  • 37km (23mi) W of Quartz Hill, California

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 additional 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 additional reasons that have also been stated previously.

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Strong Quake Strikes Northern Molucca Sea

Posted by feww on December 21, 2014

GEOPHYSICAL HAZARDS
HEIGHTENED INDONESIA REGION SEISMICITY
SCENARIOS: 704, 703,  700, [500,] 09, 08, 07, 02
.

M6.6 Quake Occurs in Indonesia Region

Centered at 2.126°N, 126.651°E the quake occurred at a depth of 54.6km (34.0mi), said USGS/EHP.

The quake did not generate a significant tsunami wave.

EQ Details
Magnitude: 6.6Mw
Event Time: 2014-12-21 11:34:14 UTC
Location: 2.126°N 126.651°E depth=54.6km (34.0mi)
Nearby Cities

  • 157km (98mi) WNW of Tobelo, Indonesia
  • 168km (104mi) NNW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia
  • 168km (104mi) NNW of Ternate, Indonesia
  • 179km (111mi) ENE of Bitung, Indonesia
  • 1042km (647mi) WSW of Koror Town, Palau

[Source: USGS/EHP]


IMPORTANT NOTICE: FIRE-EARTH Earthquake Forecast

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


 

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M5.9 Quake Rattles Fukushima, Japan

Posted by feww on December 20, 2014

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

Significant earthquake strikes offshore Fukushima pref., Japan

Centered at 37.397°N, 141.548°E the quake struck at a depth of 36.9km (22.9mi), said USGS/EHP.

EQ Details

Magnitude: 5.9Mw
Event Time: 2014-12-20 09:29:58 UTC
Location: 37.397°N 141.548°E depth=36.9km (22.9mi)
Nearby Cities:

  • 49km (30mi) E of Namie, Japan
  • 70km (43mi) ENE of Iwaki
  • 85km (53mi) E of Funehiki
  • 89km (55mi) SE of Marumori
  • 252km (157mi) NE of Tokyo

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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Perry and Pawnee Popping Like Popcorn Poppers

Posted by feww on December 15, 2014

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

Earthquakes continue to rattle Oklahoma

At least 11 earthquakes have struck the U.S. state of Oklahoma over the past 24 hours, as of posting. Most of the events occurred near Perry and Pawnee, Okla.

List of  the events, as recorded by USGS/EHP:

2.7 17km N of Stillwater, Oklahoma 2014-12-15 03:45:30 UTC depth of 5.0 km
2.8 5km SW of Pawnee, Oklahoma 2014-12-15 02:32:51 UTC depth of 8.6 km
2.9 21km W of Perry, Oklahoma 2014-12-14 22:22:55 UTC depth of 9.3 km
4.0 4km ESE of Pawnee, Oklahoma 2014-12-14 21:18:20 UTC depth of 4.7 km
3.1 22km W of Perry, Oklahoma 2014-12-14 21:07:13 UTC depth of 6.6 km
2.9 10km SE of Helena, Oklahoma 2014-12-14 19:02:16 UTC depth of 5.0 km
3.0 22km W of Perry, Oklahoma 2014-12-14 16:09:47 UTC depth of 5.5 km
3.8 22km W of Perry, Oklahoma 2014-12-14 15:48:41 UTC depth of 6.4 km
3.1 3km SE of Pawnee, Oklahoma 2014-12-14 10:19:54 UTC depth of 5.0 km
2.8 3km SE of Pawnee, Oklahoma 2014-12-14 10:11:20 UTC depth of 5.0 km
4.3 22km NE of Cherokee, Oklahoma 2014-12-14 09:14:21 UTC depth of 5.0 km

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‘Severe’ Earthquake Strikes Offshore New Zealand

Posted by feww on December 12, 2014

HEIGHTENED NZ SEISMICITY
SEISMIC HAZARDS
SCENARIOS: 987, 704, 703,  701, 700, [500,] 047, 024, 09, 08, 07, 02
.

Earthquake occurs WSW of Riverton, New Zealand

Centered at 47.08°S,  165.99°E the quake occurred at a depth of 6km, according to NZ geonet.

EQ Details [NZ geonet]

Magnitude: 5.0Mw [5.2Mw USGS/EHP]
Depth: 6 km
Location 115 km NW of Snares Islands
Epicenter: 47.08°S,  165.99°E

FIRE EARTH EARTHQUAKE FORECASTS FOR NZ
NOTICE: New Zealand Earthquake Forecasts April 16, 2011

Global Seismic Hot Spots  (December 2014 – March 2015)

Tune into FIRE-EARTH for the blog’s special report FRIDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2014 at the following times : 

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

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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.


IMPORTANT NOTICE: FIRE-EARTH EQ Forecast

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


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


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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

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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

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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)

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