Morocco quake leaves hundreds dead

Developing .. Hundreds of people have been killed after a powerful 6.8-magnitude earthquake struck Morocco on Friday night. The epicenter was in the High Atlas mountains, about 72 kilometers (44.7 miles) southwest of Marrakech, a city of some 840,000 people and a popular tourist destination. The quake was the strongest to hit that part of … Read moreMorocco quake leaves hundreds dead

Preliminary 3.3 magnitude quake jolts South Carolina

There were no immediate reports of any damages or injuries. The pre-dawn temblor lasted only seconds but a number of people took to social media to describe being shaken from sleep when the quake hit shortly after 1:30 a.m. A seismic analyst monitoring the quake for the USGS Geological Survey’s National Earthquake Information Center in … Read morePreliminary 3.3 magnitude quake jolts South Carolina

Earthquake: Georgia! “I thought somebody set a bomb outside our bedroom window it was so loud”

A 2.8-magnitude earthquake rattled Georgia overnight, and some people said they didn’t just feel it. Social media users also reported hearing the tremor. “I didn’t feel it but I heard it,” one person wrote on the Gilmer County Sheriff’s Office Facebook page. “It was the first one while I was awake! I honestly thought it was a plane or something.”

‘Scary’ 6.2 earthquake strikes area near Eureka in Northern California

“It just started to rumble and rumble harder and harder for probably 20 seconds,” said Dexter. “The doors to the firehouse [next door] were shaking violently.” “It was bigger than [anything] I’ve felt in a long time out here,” she added. In Ferndale, a city between Eureka and Petrolia, several storefront windows were shattered along … Read more‘Scary’ 6.2 earthquake strikes area near Eureka in Northern California


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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

What if the strike ends and no one cares?