Tag: USGS

No tsunami warning, as powerful magnitude 6.5 earthquake strikes near Coquimbo, Chile

No tsunami warning, as powerful magnitude 6.5 earthquake strikes near Coquimbo, Chile

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019 01:15 0

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, strong magnitude 6.5 earthquake hit off the coast of Chile, near the coastal city of Coquimbo today. The earthquake, ... Read More

Strong earthquake rocks El Salvador

Strong earthquake rocks El Salvador

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 30, 2019 14:59 0

A powerful earthquake, with a preliminary magnitude of 6.6, has hit off the coast of El Salvador. The quake sent frightened residents running out of ... Read More

Huge earthquake strikes Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands, no tsunami threat to Hawaii

Huge earthquake strikes Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands, no tsunami threat to Hawaii

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 14, 2019 15:45 0

Powerful, magnitude 7.5 earthquake has rattled Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands today, U.S. Geological Survey said. There were no immediate reports of injuries or ... Read More

Massive earthquake hit Ecuador Peru border  region

Massive earthquake hit Ecuador Peru border region

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 22, 2019 11:30 0

A major earthquake shook the border region between Ecuador and Peru this morning. Even though an earthquake of this magnitude has the potential for mass ... Read More

Strong earthquake strikes off eastern Philippines

Strong earthquake strikes off eastern Philippines

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 8, 2019 15:25 0

A 6.1 magnitude quake struck off the eastern Philippines on Friday, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said. There was no immediate report of damage. The ... Read More

Strong earthquake rocks Indonesia’s Sumatra

Strong earthquake rocks Indonesia’s Sumatra

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 2, 2019 15:53 0

A strong 6.1-magnitude earthquake has struck off the coast of Indonesian island of Sumatra. The quake occurred 166km south-southeast of Muara Siberut. The United States ... Read More

No tsunami threat after new Vanuatu earthquake

No tsunami threat after new Vanuatu earthquake

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 18, 2019 15:53 0

An earthquake of 6.0 magnitude struck of the coast of Vanuatu in the Pacific Ocean on Friday, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said. There were ... Read More

Indonesian Island of Ternate reports strong earthquake

Indonesian Island of Ternate reports strong earthquake

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 6, 2019 19:48 0

The United States Geological Survey (USGS) recorded a massive 6.6 magnitude earthquake struck 173 km north-northwest of the island of Ternate at a depth of 60.5 km on Monday at 2.27 ... Read More

Massive Philippine Earthquake and Tsunami downgraded from 7.2 to 6.9

Massive Philippine Earthquake and Tsunami downgraded from 7.2 to 6.9

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 29, 2018 04:52 0

An earthquake measuring 7.2-magnitude on the Richter scale struck southern Philippines island of Mindanao on Saturday. It was later downgraded to 6.9 and caused a ... Read More

Strong 7.5 Pacific Ocean Earthquake: No tsunami threat

Strong 7.5 Pacific Ocean Earthquake: No tsunami threat

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 4, 2018 19:59 2

A strong 7.5 earthquake occurred Wednesday night 185 miles South of Loyalty Islands. Local authorities in Vanuatu issued a local tsunami warning, but according to ... Read More

Tsunami Warning issued for New Caledonia and Vanuatu

Tsunami Warning issued for New Caledonia and Vanuatu

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- November 19, 2017 23:57 0

A Pacific Tsunami warning in effect for New Caledonia and Vanutu after a 7.0 earthquake earlier. More information pasted below: (more…) Read More

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