Georgia shakes: Even Atlanta felt it!

Strange occurrence this morning as an earthquake strikes Georgia.. it was strong enough to be felt in Atlanta.. And it’s weird it happened, as it’s rare beyond rare.. Several locations in South Carolina have learned over the last year that earthquakes can happen. They stopped being rare there .. It just seems a little off … Read moreGeorgia shakes: Even Atlanta felt it!

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

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?