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Lava Spatters, Flows Inside Crater of Hawaii Volcano

Lava spattered and flowed over the weekend inside the crater of a Hawaii volcano that began erupting in December. The Hawaiian Volcano Observatory said the lava is confined to the summit crater of Kilauea, the Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported. The eruption …

5.7 Earthquake Confirmed 127 Miles Off Oregon Coast

A magnitude 5.7 earthquake struck about 127 miles off the Oregon coast early Tuesday morning, the U.S. Geological Survey confirmed. The earthquake struck at 4:50 a.m. west of Bandon, Oregon, the agency said. The Northwest National Tsunami Warning Center in …

Earthquake Confirmed in Northern California

A magnitude 3.9 earthquake rattled parts of Northern California on Sunday morning, the U.S. Geological Survey confirmed. The earthquake was reported at 6:44 a.m. about 14 miles from Chico. The quake was felt 25 miles away in Paradise, a town …

Los Angeles Shelving ShakeAlertLA Quake Warning App

The city of Los Angeles is retiring its local earthquake early warning app and encouraging residents to download the statewide app that was subsequently deployed. ShakeAlertLA was launched in 2018 and has been downloaded 920,000 times, the office of Mayor …

Seattle Scaling Back Bridge Earthquake Retrofit Work

The Seattle Department of Transportation now says reinforcing 16 bridges to better withstand eartquakes would cost hundreds of millions of dollars more than once expected. The Seattle Times reports that instead of 16 bridges, the city now plans to complete …

Kilauea Volcano Erupting on Hawaii’s Big Island

The Kilauea volcano on Hawaii’s Big Island has erupted, the U.S. Geological Survey said. The eruption began late Sunday within the within Halema’uma’u crater. The volcano is located within Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. A magnitude 4.4 earthquake hit about an …

Small Earthquake Confirmed Near Colorado-Utah Border

A small earthquake hit a rural area Saturday near the Colorado-Utah border, the University of Utah Seismograph Stations confirmed. The magnitude 4.3 earthquake took place at 7:11 p.m on Saturday. The epicenter was 3 1/2 miles southwest of Bedrock, Colorado, …

M4.4 Earthquake Confirmed at Hawaii Island Volcano Area

The U.S. Geological Survey confirmed an earthquake struck Hawaii’s Big Island on Monday. The magnitude 4.4 quake was centered about 12 miles southeast of Waimea, Hawaii, at a depth of about 16 miles. The earthquake was located on the flank …

Hearing on California Export List Covered Record Number of Items

A dozen doesn’t sound like a lot, but it may be a record in the world of the California Export List. More items were proposed for the list than in recent memory during a California Department of Insurance hearing conducted …

2 Moderate Quakes Confirmed Around Aleutian Communities in Alaska

Two sizable earthquakes in the North Pacific on Tuesday shook several communities in the Aleutian Islands of Alaska but there were no immediate reports of damage, the Alaska Earthquake Center confirmed. The center reported a magnitude 6.3 earthquake was recorded …