Fear in Cali: The big one could happen due to new fault line “creeping”

How’s this for fear factor: At any moment, an earthquake of magnitude 6.7 or higher could ripple through California, leading infrastructure to topple, power to shut off, and buildings to collapse. Scientists expect to experience this “Big One” in their lifetimes — though they’re not sure where or when. 

Quake cluster in a Kansas City ‘shocks’

No pun intended .. www.kansascity.com/news/state/kansas/article234125492.html But why the quakes? A county in central Kansas experienced a pretty shocking uptick in seismic activity last week — 11 earthquakes in five days.  It started with a magnitude-2.4 earthquake Wednesday morning just 2 1/2 miles southwest of Hutchinson, Kansas, in Reno County, according to the United States Geological Survey.  … Read moreQuake cluster in a Kansas City ‘shocks’

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

Summer blockbuster: Cascadia Rising drill prepped for June 7

Starting on June 7th, FEMA will be conducting a large scale drill that has been named “Cascadia Rising” that will simulate the effects of a magnitude 9.0 earthquake along the Cascadia Subduction Zone and an accompanying west coast tsunami dozens of feet tall. According to the official flyer for the event, more than “50 counties, … Read moreSummer blockbuster: Cascadia Rising drill prepped for June 7