Jan 22, 2016

No tsunami alert as M6.6 temblor hits off western Mexico

Authorities say a strong earthquake has struck well off the Pacific coast of western Mexico. There are no immediate reports of damage or injuries, and no tsunami are expected. The U.S. Geological Survey says Thursday’s quake had a magnitude of 6.6 and was centered ...

Jan 21, 2016

Shallow M5.9 quake hits northwest China: USGS

A shallow 5.9-magnitude earthquake jolted China’s northwestern Qinghai province on Thursday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said, with no immediate reports of damage or casualties. The quake hit at 1:13 a.m. local time (1713 GMT) at a depth of just 10 km (6 miles), ...

Jan 11, 2016

Magnitude-4.5 quake hits northeastern Japan; no tsunami alert

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 4.5 jolted northeastern Japan on Monday, but there were no fears of tsunami, the Meteorological Agency said. There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries from the 3:26 p.m. quake that was centered in Aomori Prefecture ...

Jan 4, 2016

Predawn M6.7 temblor strikes India's remote northeast

India’s remote northeast region was hit before dawn on Monday by a 6.7-magnitude earthquake but there was no immediate word on casualties. India’s Meteorological Department said the epicenter of the quake was in Tamenglong region of Manipur state. It struck before dawn on Monday ...

M4.8 Canada quake felt across Washington state

Dec 31, 2015

M4.8 Canada quake felt across Washington state

Authorities say a magnitude-4.8 earthquake in Canada was widely felt across northwest Washington state, but no major damage or injuries have been reported. The U.S. Geological Survey says the quake struck around 11:40 p.m. Tuesday 11 miles northeast of Victoria, British Columbia. Randy Baldwin, ...