THE LAND OF OZ HAS STRANGE SHAKING GOING ON

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Right now Australia is embroiled in political protests over COVID lockdowns (the government there is actually barring media outlets from filming the crowd from helicopters!) The governmenwt has suspended all construction for 2 weeks.. that will cause some issues now that more than a few places have been dealt damage from really puzzling earthquakes that … Read moreTHE LAND OF OZ HAS STRANGE SHAKING GOING ON

Aftershocks continue to rattle Haiti

According to USGS, today’s earthquake occurred as the result of oblique reverse motion along the Enriquillo-Plantain Garden fault zone which is roughly 75 miles west of the capital of Haiti, Port-au-Prince. “The earthquake occurred at shallow depths on either a reverse fault striking west and dipping to the north with a component of left-lateral slip, … Read moreAftershocks continue to rattle Haiti

Massive quake in Haiti—thousands are feared dead

This is a developing story.. A 7.0 magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Haiti on Saturday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.  The epicenter of the quake was 12 kilometers (7.5 miles) northeast of Saint-Louis du Sud, according to the survey.  People in the capital of Port-au-Prince felt the tremor and many rushed into the … Read moreMassive quake in Haiti—thousands are feared dead

Strong 5.0 Earthquake Rocks Northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge

According to USGS, the earthquake struck at 9:01 pm ET tonight at a depth of 10 km; the earthquake was centered in a seismically active portion of the Mid Atlantic ridge near 28.208°N 43.882°W. The  central Mid Atlantic Ridge  separates the South American Plate from the African Plate. In this part of the world, the … Read moreStrong 5.0 Earthquake Rocks Northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge

Could an old fault line be coming back to life?

Could an old fault line be coming back to life ? Seismologists said a third small earthquake happened Wednesday across the state line from the Panhandle area, even as questions continue about a mysterious rumble that rattled some homes across the Space Coast on Friday. The latest earthquake took place about 1:27 a.m. in Flomaton, … Read moreCould an old fault line be coming back to life?

The Great Mexico City Earthquake anniversary Earthquake

Thirty-two years to the day after an earthquake killed thousands of people in Mexico, a powerful quake rattled the country’s central region Tuesday.. Again.. 32 years later. To the day.. Today across Mexico City, as people were prepping for earthquake drills and remembrances of what occurred then… and now today, what occurred in real time. … Read moreThe Great Mexico City Earthquake anniversary Earthquake

Strong quake hits Mexico City

Reporting from the AP on a developing story.. magnitude 7.1 earthquake jolted central Mexico on Tuesday, collapsing some buildings, cracking the facades of others and scattering rubble on streets on the anniversary of a devastating 1985 quake. The quake caused buildings to sway sickeningly in Mexico City and sent panicked office workers streaming into the … Read moreStrong quake hits Mexico City

Teenager films ‘meteorite’ burning across sky following Japanese earthquake

Teenager films ‘meteorite’ burning across sky following Japanese earthquake : The teen, known as Asuka, 16, from Japan, filmed the extraordinary sight trailing across the evening sky this evening. A rough translation of her Tweet accompanying the video says: “A movie I took while preparing to die. The quake took place near Fukushima .. no … Read moreTeenager films ‘meteorite’ burning across sky following Japanese earthquake