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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 …

Minor Earthquake Reported in Massachusetts

A minor earthquake was registered Sunday in Massachusetts in roughly the same area where a more significant one struck earlier this month, the U.S. Geological Survey said. The agency’s National Earthquake Information Center reported a magnitude 2.0 earthquake about five …

A Dozen Items Slated to Be Considered for California Export List

More items are being proposed for the California Export List than in recent memory, including coverages for cyber, parametric products, earthquake, and COVID-19, according to a surplus lines expert. The California Department of Insurance gave official notice that the next …

Magnitude 5.5 Earthquake Confirmed in Remote Corner of Nevada

A magnitude 5.5 earthquake struck a remote corner of Nevada early Friday, shaking the desert and a nearby town, the U.S. Geological Survey confirmed. The quake struck at 1:13 a.m. and was centered about 21 miles southeast of Mina, a …

Earthquake Felt Across Southern New England

An earthquake struck southern New England on Sunday morning but there were no reports of serious damage. The earthquake centered a few miles off the coast of New Bedford in Buzzards Bay struck just after 9 a.m., according to Randy …

Light Earthquake Confirmed in Alaska’s Largest City, No Damage

A light earthquake shook Alaska’s major population center, but there were no reports of damage, the Alaska Earthquake Center confirmed. The magnitude 4.0 earthquake shook Anchorage and nearby communities, including Wasilla about 50 miles north in a neighboring borough, on …

Small Earthquake Confirmed in Arizona

A small earthquake was confirmed about eight miles east of Flagstaff. According to the United States Geological Survey’s website, the 3.3-magnitude quake was reported at 9:08 a.m. Tuesday with the epicenter located north of the Walnut Canyon National Monument. Geological …

California Quake Alerts Will Come Standard on Android Phones

California’s earthquake early warnings will be a standard feature on all Android phones, bypassing the need for users to download the state’s MyShake app in order to receive alerts, the Governor’s Office of Emergency Services said. The state worked with …