A powerful magnitude 6.1 earthquake shook Alaska on Sunday evening, according to officials. The quake hit just before 11 p.m. local time from an epicenter under the Talkeetna Mountains in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough, according to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). The temblor
The quake was recorded at 6.33am UTC (7.33am GMT) on Friday, and had a magnitude of 6.7 – which is classed as “strong”. The quake occurred 299km southwest of Padangsidempuan, Indonesia, which has a population of 100,000. In response to the powerful
A POWERFUL earthquake has been recorded in the Indian Ocean this morning, prompting fears it could cause a tsunami.
Panama has been hit by a powerful earthquake. The USGS reported the tremor measured magnitude five on the Richter scale. According to the United States Geological Survey, the quake hit roughly 70 kilometres north of Panama City, in the shores of the
The warning was issued bt Tsunami Service Provider INDONESIA in support of the UNESCO/IOC Indian Ocean Tsunami Warning and Mitigation System (IOTWMS). The German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ), the earthquake hit the region at around 2pm local time at an intermediate
The warning was issued bt Tsunami Service Provider INDONESIA in support of the UNESCO/IOC Indian Ocean Tsunami Warning and Mitigation System (IOTWMS). The two organisations will monitor the situation and issue any further bulletins as information becomes available. It is believed the
The tremor is the latest in a a series of 34 in the region in the last day, the USGS has said. It struck at a depth of 6.2 miles. Seismic activity is commonplace in the region, located within the so-called
AN earthquake measuring 6.6 in magnitude has been recorded north-east of New Zealand, within the so-called Ring of Fire, the USGS has reported.