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MAGNITUDE 6.5 EARTHQUAKE REPORTED OFF COAST OF NORTHERN CALIFORNIA, USGS SAYS

DEVELOPING –  An earthquake of magnitude 6.5 was reported 102 miles west of Ferndale off Northern California on Thursday, the U.S. Geological Survey announced. There were no immediate reports of damage. Ferndale is about 120 miles south of the Oregon border. Stay up to Date: http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/us20007z6r#executive

Major Quake Hits Near Fukushima, Japan, Site of 2011 Tsunami, Meltdown

A strong earthquake hit Tuesday morning off the east coast of Japan near Fukushima, the site of the 2011 earthquake-spawned tsunami that killed almost 19,000 people, Japanese and U.S. agencies said. The Japan Meteorological Agency put the earthquake at magnitude 7.3 and issued a tsunami warning for Fukushima Prefecture and urged immediate evacuations. The first

Tsunami Warnings: 7.3 magnitude quake hits Japan, Fukushima residents urged to flee

Tsunami Warnings / Tsunami Advisories Issued at 06:02 JST, 22 Nov. 2016 Tsunami Warnings issued for the following coastal regions of Japan:Evacuate immediately  FUKUSHIMA PREF. Tsunami Warnings have been issued for the following coastal regions of Japan:<Tsunami Warning>  *FUKUSHIMA PREF. Tsunami Advisories have been issued for the following coastal regions of Japan:<Tsunami Advisory>  PACIFIC COAST OF AOMORI PREF.  IWATE

Earthquake advisory issued for Southern California

LOS ANGELES  – A swarm of earthquakes that rattled the Salton Sea area earlier this week has increased the probability of a major quake hitting Southern California, CBS Los Ageles reports. The California Office of Emergency Services (OES) issued an earthquake advisory warning residents and officials in Ventura, San Diego, San Bernardino, Riverside, Orange, Los Angeles, Kern

California Fault Lines And The Area Around Yellowstone Are Shaking Like Crazy

Michael Snyder, End Of The American Dream Over the past few days the mainstream media has been fixated on the largest mass shooting in U.S. history, but meanwhile, there has been highly unusual seismic activity along major fault lines in California and near the Yellowstone supervolcano.  Let’s talk about Yellowstone first.  In recent months, the big

Southern San Andreas fault in California ‘locked and loaded,’ warns scientist

The southern part of the San Andreas fault is “locked, loaded and ready to roll,” according to Thomas Jordan, director of the Southern California Earthquake Center. Jordan issued the warning during a keynote speech at the National Earthquake Conference in Long Beach, Calif. Wednesday, reports Fox 11. “The pressure has been building on that part

Foreshock? A Significant Earthquake Just Hit The New Madrid Fault Seismic Zone

Michael Snyder | End Of The American Dream Very early on Sunday morning, a magnitude 3.5 earthquake hit western Kentucky. Could the earthquake that just struck the New Madrid fault seismic zone near the town of La Center, Kentucky be a “foreshock” for a much bigger quake yet to come? Very early on Sunday morning,

Another big quake hits southern Japan, people flee onto streets

A magnitude 7.3 earthquake struck southern Japan early on Saturday, killing at least six people, injuring many more and bringing down buildings, media reported, just over a day after a quake killed nine people in the same region. Authorities warned of damage over a wide area, as reports came in of scores of people trapped

Fukushima Disaster: Professor, ┼ôLevel of radiation was far worse than Navy officers anticipated┬Ł

US gov’t shredded documents for 4 days while drawing up plans to evacuate Japan — “Somebody was obviously very worried” Jeff Kingston of Temple Univ., Apr. 4, 2014: Kyle Cleveland, my colleague […] recently published a report […] a critical, but nuanced picture of a crisis that was closer to careening out of control than

Powerful earthquake strikes off Chile, triggers tsunami

NEW: U.S. Geological Survey reports at least nine significant aftershocks An 8.2-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of northern Chile on Tuesday evening, generating a tsunami, authorities said. The U.S. Geological Survey reported the quake, which hit at at 6:46 p.m. local time, was centered some 60 miles northwest of Iquique at a depth of

Jolt: Magnitude-5.1 earthquake shakes Los Angeles

A magnitude-5.1 earthquake was widely felt in the Los Angeles area and surrounding counties Friday evening, but authorities said there were no immediate reports of significant damages or injuries. The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake struck at about 9:09 p.m. and was centered near Brea in Orange County — about 20 miles southeast of