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Revenge of Y2K? A software bug might have caused false alert for big (and very old) earthquake - Los Angeles Times


Well, 17 years later, it appears something like a Y2K bug played a role in a mistaken alert sent out Wednesday about a magnitude 6.8 earthquake off the Santa Barbara coast — back in 1925. The error happened when someone at Caltech tried to correct the ...

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 18:55:00 GMT | MORE DETAILS

New Zealand's famous Elephant Rock loses its trunk after 7.8 magnitude earthquake rocked the country - Daily Mail


New Zealand's famous Elephant Rock has reportedly lost its trunk after a series of earthquakes rocked the country over the past few weeks - including a 5.5 'severe' quake which struck on Sunday. The popular tourist destination, which sits close to the ...and more »

Sun, 04 Dec 2016 14:26:33 GMT | MORE DETAILS

'Millions of lives at stake' if California can't save earthquake alert system from Trump's cuts, GOP lawmaker warns - Los Angeles Times


In this hyper-partisan era, there may be one issue that unites California Democrats and Republicans: Earthquakes. Elected officials from both parties have supported an earthquake early warning system for the West Coast that, after years of work, was ...and more »

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 11:00:39 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Budget cuts threaten rollout of earthquake early warning system ... - CBS News


In an earthquake, having the latest information could be key to survival. At the "quake cottage" in Burbank, California, scientists are working to warn people ...

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 15:58:00 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Earthquake rattles Parker County again - Weatherford Democrat


For the first time since a swarm of earthquakes shook up northeast Parker County in late 2013 and early 2014, area residents felt a 2.8- magnitude earthquake on Wednesday. “When I was sitting at the house, I felt it rolling up from the southwest,” Reno ...

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 23:27:40 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Yellowstone earthquake swarm slowing, but ongoing — nearly 770 ... - The Bozeman Daily Chronicle


Almost 770 earthquakes have been recorded in Yellowstone Park over the past two weeks — more than normal but not a sign of volcanic activity, scientists say.

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 19:52:30 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Earthquake hits central Mozambique; no reports of casualties - Washington Post


JOHANNESBURG — An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.8 has hit central Mozambique, but there are no immediate reports of damage or casualties. The U.S. Geological Survey says the epicenter of the quake on Saturday was 34 kilometers (21 miles) ...

Sat, 24 Jun 2017 09:09:25 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Studies of Oklahoma's largest earthquake included in journal - Altus Times


OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahoma's largest recorded earthquake affected geological structures both above and below ground last year, but experts caution there still is much that scientists don't know the 5.8-magnitude temblor that struck near Pawnee.and more »

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 22:30:00 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Trump budget will nix earthquake funding in PNW - KOIN.com


Experts almost universally agree the Pacific Northwest is overdue for a major earthquake, which is why experts at the University of Oregon are working on a system to give people enough warning to take cover when it does. When an earthquake hits ...

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 23:04:35 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Geologist shakes up earthquake causes - Harrison Daily (subscription)


To properly record earthquake activity, the AGS needs three seismometers in an area in order to more precisely triangulate the exact location of an earthquake. Kopper said there is one permanent seismometer in Yellville, and two more temporary ones ...and more »

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 11:45:37 GMT | MORE DETAILS

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  • SIGNIFIANT EARTHQUAKES IN
    JUNE 2017
  • June 22, 2017:
    Mw 6.8 in GUATEMALA
  • June 14, 2017:
    Mw 6.9 in GUATEMALA
  • June 02, 2017:
    Mw 6.8 in ALEUTIAN ISLANDS
  • MOST RISKY AREAS FOR A Mw 6.5+ EARTHQUAKE IN JUNE 2017
  • 01. JAPAN (8.75%)
  • 02. MEXICO (6.44%)
  • 03. CHILE (5.87%)
  • 04. INDONESIA (4.91%)
  • 05. SUMATRA (3.87%)
  • 06. ALEUTIAN ISLANDS (3.65%)
  • 07. IRAN (3.56%)
  • 08. KERMADEC ISLANDS (3.51%)
  • 09. GUATEMALA (3.49%)
  • 10. PAPUA NEW GUINEA (3.49%)
  • 11. GREECE (3.42%)
  • 12. PERU (2.62%)
  • 13. RUSSIA (2.48%)
  • 14. CANADA (2.45%)
  • 15. CALIFORNIA (2.41%)
  • MOST RISKY DAYS FOR A Mw 6.5+ EARTHQUAKE TO OCCUR
  • 01. SUNDAY (15.1102%)
  • 02. SATURDAY (14.7954%)
  • 03. FRIDAY (14.5855%)
  • 04. TUESDAY (14.4806%)
  • 05. WEDNESDAY (14.4806%)
  • 06. MONDAY (14.3757%)
  • 07. THURSDAY (12.1721%)
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