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Nicaragua Earthquake Leaves 23 Injured

Nicaragua Earthquake Leaves 23 Injured

By Kathy Karadza April 11, 2014

An earthquake with a 6.1 magnitude hit western Nicaragua on Thursday evening, leaving at least 23 people injured in one town, and an aftershock 20 miles to the south followed. The earthquake shook houses and at least 23 people were …

Aftershocks Shake Southern California Aftershocks Shake Southern California

After a magnitude-5.1 earthquake hit La Habra near Los Angeles Friday evening, more than 100 aftershocks have rattled the Southland area since, with the largest being a magnitude 4.1, which hit at 2:32 p.m. Saturday near Rowland Heights. The tremors …

Los Angeles Earthquake: This One A 5.1 Magnitude Los Angeles Earthquake: This One A 5.1 Magnitude

California just experienced another earthquake after the 6.9 magnitude shook residents near Eureka, CA, March 9th. This time, a magnitude-5.1 earthquake shook the Los Angeles area Friday evening, authorities said. The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said the quake struck at …

1964 Alaskan Earthquake: What We’ve Learned 1964 Alaskan Earthquake: What We’ve Learned

Exactly fifty years ago today, the largest ever earthquake to ever hit North America shook the state of Alaska. What became known as the ’64 Great Alaska Earthquake had a magnitude of 9.2 and it lasted from about four to …

L.A. Earthquake: 4.4-Magnitude Trembles the City L.A. Earthquake: 4.4-Magnitude Trembles the City

A sudden tremble struck the Los Angeles area Monday morning at 6:25 a.m. The quake’s epicenter occurred in the Santa Monica Mountains 6 miles north-northwest of Westwood, Calif., and 15 miles northwest of Los Angeles. The quake was initially measured at …

Japan Earthquake Hits Three Main Islands Japan Earthquake Hits Three Main Islands

Fourteen injuries were reported Friday following an earthquake that struck the south coast of Japan. The quake occurred a little after 2 a.m. in the Iyonada inland sea that separates the country’s main islands, including Honshu, Shikoku, and Kyushu. It was reportedly …

California Earthquake: Not That Serious, You Guys California Earthquake: Not That Serious, You Guys

So, California had an earthquake Sunday. Earthquakes aren’t really “news” for the Golden State. They’re just a natural event that happens because these huge slabs (called tectonic plates) of rock below our feet are constantly playing a game like Jenga, …

California Earthquake: It Might Not Be Over Yet California Earthquake: It Might Not Be Over Yet

A strong earthquake struck much of northern California and southern Oregon on Sunday, but surprisingly caused only minimal damage. Although the earthquake itself was enough to scare residents, the more than 20 aftershocks that struck in the eight hours following …

California Earthquake Strikes Eureka Coast California Earthquake Strikes Eureka Coast

An offshore earthquake struck Northern California Sunday night, which was mainly centered in the Pacific Ocean at a depth of 10 miles. Sources say that the earthquake occurred around 10:18 p.m., 50 miles offshore of Eureka, Calif. The magnitude of the …

Northern California Rocked By 6.9 Earthquake Northern California Rocked By 6.9 Earthquake

Things went bump in the night for a bunch of residents across Northern California over the weekend. Reports indicate that an earthquake hit the area at around 10:18 pm on Sunday. It is said to have originated in the Pacific …

Earthquake Shakes Barbados And Martinique Earthquake Shakes Barbados And Martinique

A magnitude 6.5 earthquake shook the Caribbean island of Barbados early Tuesday morning. It was also felt on the nearby island of Martinique. Barbados Police Constable Chris Greg said that the earthquake was felt all over the island. “It was …

Shroud Of Turin: Mystery Solved? Shroud Of Turin: Mystery Solved?
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For years, the Shroud of Turin has been rumored to be the burial cloth of Jesus. The tattered and ancient cloth is “stained” with the image of a man’s face and body. The image on the cloth seems to suggest …

China Earthquake Strikes the Hotan Province China Earthquake Strikes the Hotan Province

On Wednesday, a 6.9-magnitude earthquake struck one of China’s most abundant northwestern regions of natural resources. The Xinjiang region endured several tremors within a two-hour timespan. Twenty of them were recorded as a series of aftershocks. The earthquake mainly occurred …

China Earthquake Damages Homes, Spawns Aftershocks China Earthquake Damages Homes, Spawns Aftershocks

China: Earthquake damage in Xinjiang today is limited to some homes, officials say, and there have been no casualties reported. However, the quake measured a strong 6.9 magnitude according to the U.S. Geological Survey and several strong aftershocks continued for …

Fukushima Radiation to Reach U.S. Coast This Year Fukushima Radiation to Reach U.S. Coast This Year

The day the tsunamis hit Japan, which would eventually cause the Fukushima nuclear meltdown, will remain etched into my brain for a long time. I was frantically woken up by my mother on March 11, 2011; she ushered me to …

Puerto Rico Earthquake Of 6.4 Magnitude Jolts Nation Puerto Rico Earthquake Of 6.4 Magnitude Jolts Nation
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A strong earthquake  struck Northern Puerto Rico early Monday about 34 miles north of Hatillo municipality and caused minor damages including some power outages and floor cracks.  No injuries have been reported so far. The earthquake is one of the largest quakes …

6.4-magnitude earthquake hits Puerto Rico 6.4-magnitude earthquake hits Puerto Rico

A strong earthquake hit Puerto Rico after midnight on Sunday, the quake was centered in the Atlantic Ocean. The epicenter was approximately 35 miles north of Hatillo, and 17 miles deep according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The National Weather …