RedskyNews Category: Earthquakes & Tsunamis

6.6 Quake Hits Indonesia 39 Injured

A 6.6-magnitude quake hit in waters off Indonesia’s easternmost province early Friday, injuring dozens of people, damaging buildings and sending panicked residents fleeing from homes, hotels and even a hospital. The quake, which struck at 00:53 a.m. Friday (1553 GMT

5.1 Quake Shakes North Island New Zealand

The 5.1 magnitude quake was 167 km deep, centred 25 km south-east of Tokoroa, GNS said. It struck at about 6.48am and has been felt in Hawke’s Bay, Manawatu-Wanganui, Wellington and in the top of the South Island. GNS seismologist

2.8 Earthquake Shakes Rutland UK

An earthquake with a magnitude of 2.8 has been recorded in Rutland in the east Midlands. The epicentre of the quake was north of Oakham, with residents also reporting feeling the tremor in Northamptonshire. The British Geological Survey said the

4.2 Earthquake Off Vancouver No Tsunami

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, a magnitude 4.2 earthquake hit off the west coast of Northern Vancouver Island, around 535km away from Vancouver. The earthquake occurred at 6:24 a.m. Tuesday morning 201km west of Port Hardy under the Pacific

5.6 Earthquake Off Aden No Tsunami

A 5.6-magintude earthquake struck the Gulf of Aden on Tuesday morning, with authorities confirming the UAE was not impacted by any seismic activity. The incident occurred at 8.03am UAE time, with the head of the country’s seismology centre telling ‘Emirates24|7’,

6.5 Earthquake Off Chile Coast No Tsunami

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) — The United States Geological Survey (USGS) reports a 6.5 magnitude earthquake has struck about 130 miles north of Santiago, Chile at around 10:40 (PST) Monday morning. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) said there is

4.8 Quake Strikes Off Victoria No Tsunami

A magnitude-4.8 earthquake has been detected in waters off Victoria’s south-west coast, Geoscience Australia says. It happened about 150 kilometres from the town of Warrnambool at 12:45pm and was also felt on King Island in Bass Strait. The Bureau of

Tsunami Hits Chile After 8.3 Earthquake

Santiago: A powerful 8.3-magnitude earthquake has struck off the central coast of Chile, causing buildings to sway in the capital Santiago and triggering a tsunami warning. Chilean President Michelle Bachelet has confirmed three people died when the earthquake struck on

Watch Chili Quake Shake Live Broadcast

This broadcast was going out live when the earthquake struck. See how the presenters react to the studio lights and set shaking.

Watch Tsunami Alarms In Valparaiso Chili

One of the places that saw the arrival of the waves was in Valparaiso, where people despite the chaos , managed to evacuate.

Watch Tsunami Hit Valparaiso Chile

Video: In the coastal city of Valparaiso, tsunami warning sirens blared as people scrambled to evacuate low-lying areas. Significant tsunami waves continued to reach the coast for at least 90 minutes after the initial wave struck.

4.0 Quake Shakes Southern California

A shallow earthquake shook parts of Southern California Wednesday morning. The USGS said the 4.0-magnitude tremor was centered near Big Bear Lake, which is about 100 miles east of Los Angeles. That’s near the location of the San Gorgonio Mountain

6.3 Earthquake Hits Indonesia No Tsunami

JAKARTA (AFP) – A powerful 6.3-magnitude earthquake struck eastern Indonesia on Wednesday, US seismologists said, but no tsunami warning was issued and there were no immediate reports of damage or casualties. The quake struck at a depth of 52km under

4.7 Earthquake Hits North Nevada

Another 4.7 magnitude earthquake hit northwest Nevada, tying the largest in a yearlong swarm recorded at the Sheldon National Wildlife Refuge near the Oregon and California borders. The quake hit the area about 6:55 a.m. Monday, according to the University

6.6 Quake Hits Off Mexico No Tsunami

A strong earthquake shook communities along the Gulf of California on Sunday, but there were no immediate reports of damage. The U.S. Geological Survey said the magnitude 6.6 quake struck at 1:14 a.m. local time at a depth of 10

5.2 Earthquake Hits Japan. No Tsunami

An earthquake with an estimated magnitude of 5.2 struck the Tokyo metropolitan area at 5:49 a.m. on Sept. 12, injuring at least 13 people. The epicenter of the quake was about 57 kilometers beneath Tokyo Bay, the Japan Meteorological Agency