earthquake News

M4.2 Quake Hits Oregon, No Reported Damage

Some Oregonians woke on the Fourth of July to a significant jolt when a magnitude 4.2 earthquake struck near Springfield and Eugene. Hundreds of people reported to the U.S. Geological Survey that they felt the quake, which struck at 8:42 …

California Funds Incentives For Earthquake Protection

When California Gov. Jerry Brown signed the 2015-2016 budget, it included $3 million in funding to expand the Earthquake Brace and Bolt program and clarified that the program’s grants are income-tax exempt at the state level. California Insurance Commissioner Dave …

Small Earthquake Rattles Southern California Desert

The U.S. Geological Survey says a light earthquake struck Southern California on Sunday morning. The magnitude 4.1 quake occurred at 6:02 a.m. Sunday at a depth of about 7 miles. The quake was located about 7 miles northeast of Borrego …

Minor Quake Felt In Alaska Communities, No Reported Damage

A light earthquake was felt across a large part of southcentral Alaska on Monday, but there were no immediate reports of damage. The Alaska Earthquake Information Center says the magnitude 4.3 quake was recorded at 7:49 a.m. in the Cook …

M3.3 Quake Shakes Part of Northern Oklahoma

Parts of northern Oklahoma have been shaken by an earthquake. The U.S. Geological Survey says the magnitude 3.3 temblor was recorded at 10:20 a.m. Sunday less than 11 miles southeast of Tonkawa in Kay County near the Kansas border. Geologists …

Earthquake in Nepal Kills at Least 41, Injures Many, on Heels of April Temblor

An earthquake in Nepal on Tuesday killed at least 41 people and injured more than 1,000, a little over two weeks after thousands died in an even more powerful temblor. The 7.3 magnitude quake at 12:35 p.m. Indian time was …

Northern Washington Rattled By Small Quake

A relatively small magnitude 3.7 earthquake shook the ground north of Seattle on Thursday. The U.S. Geological Survey says the quake at 1:42 a.m. was about 8 miles northeast of Bryant, in Snohomish County. About 50 people in Arlington, about 10 …

Small Quake Rattles Remote Southern California Region

A small earthquake has rattled the Hemet area of Southern California and hundreds of people have reported feeling it. The U.S. Geological Survey reported the 3.9-magnitude temblor struck shortly about 12:30 a.m. Wednesday and was centered about four miles north of …

Small Quake Shakes Arizona, USGS Says

A small earthquake occurred in northern Arizona overnight. The U.S. Geological Survey reports that a 3.2 magnitude quake occurred about five miles north of Sedona about 2 a.m. Tuesday. There was no immediate report of damage. Quakes of that magnitude …

3.9M Quake Shakes Buildings Across Southern California

A small earthquake has rattled the greater Los Angeles area, shaking buildings and waking residents over the weekend. There were no reports of injuries or damage. The U.S. Geological Survey says an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 3.9 hit at …