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Alaska Quake Was Aftershock of November 2018 Temblor

A minor earthquake was felt throughout Alaska’s Cook Inlet region last week, and officials confirmed it was an aftershock of a more powerful earthquake that struck the Anchorage area 19 months ago. The Alaska Earthquake Center said the magnitude 3.6 …

No Damage, Injuries from M4.6 Earthquake in Central California

An earthquake rattled Central California Monday evening but no damage or injuries were immediately reported, the U.S. Geological Survey confirmed. A magnitude-4.6 temblor struck at 5:25 p.m. southeast of the community of Lone Pine in Inyo County, according to the …

Magnitude 4.9 Earthquake Confirmed in Central Nevada

A magnitude 4.9 earthquake struck central Nevada Friday afternoon, the U.S. Geological Survey confirmed. The temblor struck at 1:42 p.m. about 21 miles southeast of Mina, Nevada, in Esmeralda County’s Monte Cristo Range. Minor quakes have rattled the region since …

Magnitude 5.5 Earthquake Confirmed in California Desert Region

A magnitude 5.5 earthquake has jolted the region of California desert where a powerful quake last summer was followed by thousands of aftershocks, the U.S. Geological Survey confirmed. The USGS says Wednesday’s quake hit at a fairly shallow depth shortly …

Residents in Small Alaska Town Feel Moderate Earthquake

People in Kodiak City reported early Saturday that they felt a moderate earthquake that struck the Kodiak Island region, the Alaska Earthquake Center confirmed. The magnitude 4.4 earthquake hit at 12:52 a.m. Saturday and had an epicenter that was 58 …

Earthquake Confirmed in Remote Area of Western Nevada

An earthquake of preliminary magnitude 5.0 shook a remote area of western Nevada Wednesday morning where a stronger temblor occurred last week, The U.S. Geological Survey confirmed. Nye County sheriff’s Capt. David Boruchowitz said there were no immediate reports of …

Nevada Highway Damaged by Largest Area Earthquake in 65 Years

The cracked main highway between Las Vegas and Reno reopened Friday, 10 hours after a predawn magnitude 6.5 earthquake that a researcher called the largest to strike the remote area of western Nevada in 65 years. No injuries were reported, …

Small Earthquake Confirmed in Southern Oregon

A magnitude-3.1 earthquake struck in southern Oregon near Ashland, the U.S. Geological Survey confirmed. Just before 10 a.m. Friday, the quake rumbled about 10 miles southwest of Ashland at a depth of 1.6 miles, according to the USGS. The agency’s …

Light Shaking as M3.7 Earthquake Hit South Los Angeles

Light shaking could be felt across the Los Angeles Basin after a magnitude 3.7 earthquake struck underneath South Los Angeles just after midnight Wednesday. The Los Angeles Times reported the earthquake, that occurred at 12:03 a.m., was calculated as occurring …

4.2 Magnitude Aftershock Hits Utah

Some Utah residents felt the largest aftershock yet since the 5.7 magnitude quake hit in March, officials said. The University of Utah Seismograph Stations reports Tuesday night’s “light” earthquake of magnitude 4.2 was in the northwester Salt Lake Valley near …