Earthquake News, Photos, Videos and Tweets

What wobbling rocks tell us about nuclear safety

How precariously balanced rocks will inform the earthquake hazards faced by critical infrastructure.

earthquake - BBC News
7:09am PDT - October 1st, 2020

Fujitsu apologizes after Tokyo Stock Exchange suffers worst ‘crash’ in history

The Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) suffered its worst service outage ever on Thursday when a technical glitch sent its entire system offline for the entire day. The exchange said a hardware fault discovered at around 7am local time eventually led to system-wide f…

earthquake - The Next Web
5:56am PDT - October 1st, 2020

California earthquakes swarm in state's Imperial Valley region

A swarm of hundreds of earthquakes, including one measured at magnitude 4.9, hit near the Imperial Valley in Southern California on Wednesday afternoon.

earthquake - Fox News
12:49am PDT - October 1st, 2020

How an internet system from space is helping firefighters in Washington

SpaceX's Starlink satellites are being used by emergency responders in Washington to help fight fires while bringing internet access to residents in areas devastated by wildfires.

earthquake - CNN
4:47am PDT - September 30th, 2020

Starlink puts towns devastated by wildfires online for disaster relief workers

SpaceX’s Starlink has showed its utility in connecting far-flung locations to the internet quickly and relatively simply in Washington, where like much of the west coast wildfires have caused enormous damage to rural areas. A couple small towns in the state h…

earthquake - TechCrunch
10:59am PDT - September 29th, 2020

Tremors felt in Cape Town after earthquake off South African coast - Reuters India

A 6.1 magnitude earthquake struck offshore from South Africa on Saturday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).

earthquake - Reuters
3:34pm PDT - September 26th, 2020

Tremors felt in Cape Town after earthquake off South African coast - Reuters UK

A 6.1 magnitude earthquake struck offshore from South Africa on Saturday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).

earthquake - Reuters
12:42pm PDT - September 26th, 2020

Seismic sound waves crossing the deep ocean could be a new thermometer

Sumatran earthquakes can be used to track the warming of the Indian Ocean.

earthquake - Ars Technica
4:30am PDT - September 26th, 2020

Magnitude 5.9 quake strikes off Russian Siberian region of Irkutsk - Reuters UK

An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.9 struck in Russia's Siberian region of Irkutsk at 0205 local time on Tuesday (1805 GMT on Monday), Russia's local emergency service said.

earthquake - Reuters
12:46pm PDT - September 21st, 2020

Why a judge’s death has set off a political earthquake in the US

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death, just six weeks before US elections, has unleashed a pitched battle over whether President Donald Trump should nominate her successor, or the seat remain vacant until the outcome of the election is known

earthquake - The Times of India
9:22pm PDT - September 19th, 2020

Magnitude 4.5 Earthquake Strikes Southern California as Officials Warn of Possible Aftershocks

Though there were no immediate reports of damage or injuries, officials warned residents to be prepared for aftershocks

earthquake - Time
7:46am PDT - September 19th, 2020

Magnitude 4.5 earthquake strikes Southern California

The LAPD urged people to be prepared for possible aftershocks.

earthquake - CBS News
5:15am PDT - September 19th, 2020

Magnitude 4.5 earthquake strikes Southern California

The LAPD urged people to be prepared for possible aftershocks.

earthquake - Google News
5:15am PDT - September 19th, 2020

A 4.5-magnitude earthquake jolts Southern California

A preliminary 4.5-magnitude earthquake jolted the Southern California area late Friday night.

earthquake - Google News
3:27am PDT - September 19th, 2020

A 4.5-magnitude earthquake jolts Southern California

A preliminary 4.5-magnitude earthquake jolted the Southern California area late Friday night.

earthquake - Google News
12:51am PDT - September 19th, 2020

Southern California jolted by magnitude 4.6 earthquake, another worry after raging wildfires

In a region already reeling from wildfires and smoke-filled skies, a magnitude 4.6 earthquake jolted Southern California.

earthquake - USA Today
12:43am PDT - September 19th, 2020

Magnitude 4.5 earthquake rattles Southern California

US News: SOUTH EL MONTE, CALIFORNIA: A magnitude 4.

earthquake - The Times of India
11:50pm PDT - September 18th, 2020

Strong earthquake rattles Crete in southern Greece - Reuters

Strong earthquake rattles Crete in southern Greece  Reuters

earthquake - Reuters
9:59am PDT - September 18th, 2020

Bay to Breakers 2020: Route, Course Map, Times, Road Closures and Event Details

San Francisco's Bay to Breakers road race began in 1912 as a way to unify the city after a devastating earthquake hit the city in 1906—and more than a century later, the event will go on amid the coronavirus pandemic...

earthquake - Bleacher Report
4:22am PDT - September 18th, 2020

Climate change: Earthquake 'hack' reveals scale of ocean warming

Using sound waves from underwater earthquakes, researchers can more accurately measure sea temperatures.

earthquake - BBC News
11:14am PDT - September 17th, 2020

DC denies quake rumours

Deputy Commissioner P. Sunil Kumar has clarified that there was no earthquake either in Alamatti dam or anywhere in Vijayapura district. The seismic data recording centres in Alamatti dam or in Vijaya

earthquake - The Hindu
2:18am PDT - September 17th, 2020

Earthquake of magnitude 6.2 strikes Russia's Kamchatka peninsula - GFZ - Reuters Africa

An earthquake of magnitude 6.2 struck Russia's Kamchatka peninsula on Tuesday at a depth of 320 km (199 miles), the German Research Center for Geosciences said.

earthquake - Reuters
9:10pm PDT - September 14th, 2020

Earthquake of magnitude 6.2 strikes Russia's Kamchatka peninsula – GFZ - Reuters India

An earthquake of magnitude 6.2 struck Russia's Kamchatka peninsula on Tuesday at a depth of 320 km (199 miles), the German Research Center for Geosciences said.

earthquake - Reuters
9:09pm PDT - September 14th, 2020

Ageing and empty: Japan next premier’s hometown highlights challenges ahead - Reuters India

It's noon on a warm day in the Japanese town where Yoshihide Suga, Japan's next prime minister, grew up, but more than half the stores in a downtown shopping arcade are shuttered and sidewalks stretch empty except for the rare elderly passerby.

earthquake - Reuters
7:58pm PDT - September 13th, 2020

Ageing and empty: Japan next premier’s hometown highlights challenges ahead - Reuters UK

It's noon on a warm day in the Japanese town where Yoshihide Suga, Japan's next prime minister, grew up, but more than half the stores in a downtown shopping arcade are shuttered and sidewalks stretch empty except for the rare elderly passerby.

earthquake - Reuters
2:26pm PDT - September 13th, 2020

RT @seismo_steve: Confirmed magnitude 2.1 earthquake last night induced by shale gas hydraulic fracturing nr Blackpool in northern England.…

HT4Ecosocialism #GTTO (@ht4ecosocialism)
11:24am PDT - August 26th, 2019

kill the pussy, get her wet, earthquake, whoa

CULDESAKO (@culdesac0)
11:24am PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @Chris4BNC: Hundreds have turned out this afternoon at the fracking site to protest after the 2.9 earthquake this morning #FrackFreeLanc

Mariam O'Gorman (@mariaminpeace)
11:24am PDT - August 26th, 2019

5.3 magnitude earthquake hits near Guapi, Colombia 5.3 magnitude earthquake hits near Buala, Solomon Islands 5.1 magnitude earthquake hits near Severo-Kuril'sk, Russia 5.0 magnitude earthquake hits the Central... https://t.co/nHPkxranm8

Watching Eye (@watchingeye)
11:23am PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @IranHrm: Sarpol Zahab, W #Iran Nearly 2 years after the Nov 2017 earthquake people are still living in harsh conditions. Authorities co…

Mitra Motamed (@MitraMotamed)
11:23am PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @KSherwoodOPS: No, no.... No. The reason I always have a glass of alcohol near me is that its the easiest way to detect if an earthquak…

Ozi (@RevivedOziach)
11:23am PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @N8turetoNurture: No damage to property!! Look what these bloody earth tremors have done to my mums house. #marton #Blackpool #cuadril

Carol's Canine Crew (@carolswalks)
11:23am PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @BBCNews: Earthquake with magnitude of 2.9 recorded near UK's only active shale gas site in Lancashire https://t.co/IXEIesB31O

Lois (@kentlois5)
11:22am PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @MetroUK: BREAKING: Blackpool hit by yet another earthquake in just a few days https://t.co/3o7sqJ5m6L

clo (@imchloeperry)
11:22am PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @harrison_gwen: I've been off Twitter for a while but the 2.9 magnitude earthquake from #fracking at Preston new road brings me back. Bi…

Tahir Bin Hussain (@TahirBinHussai2)
11:22am PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @Trickyjabs: Today saw the largest earthquake (2.9 magnitude) recorded near a UK fracking site, even the fracking company admit they exp…

Bertie (@ditmasmedia)
11:22am PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @Inspired_C: #earthquake huge tremor this morning 8.30am in Lytham and surrounding areas....very loud rumbling and whole house shook, pi…

Sparkle60 (@60Sparkle)
11:22am PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @siobhan_far: 2.9 magnitude #earthquake hits #Blackpool this morning due to fracking. Almost 4 times bigger than the 2.3 magnitude in 20…

woman (@FabFitzy)
11:21am PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @JayDobenskyWx: #BreakingNews Major #Earthquake rocks #LosAngeles RIGHTNOW!!!! MAJOR SWAYING OF THE BUILDING, RAN OUT WITH @witherikamar

Eco-I (@MyEco_I)
11:21am PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @dutchsinse: Meanwhile... HERE ARE THE STEP BY STEP INSTRUCTIONS HOW TO FORECAST AN EARTHQUAKE for anyone to test and repeat. Nobody ca…

Leppender (@Leppender)
11:21am PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @Trickyjabs: Today saw the largest earthquake (2.9 magnitude) recorded near a UK fracking site, even the fracking company admit they exp…

Choccy (@Choc_Girl_)
11:21am PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @Igadevil: @VicPerfecto Fujioka has actually worked as a humanitarian relief volunteer, i.e. after the 1993 earthquake in Hokkaido he we…

Nick Izumi (@NickIzumi)
11:21am PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @jonmosesvocals: Two earthquakes in Blackpool! Mother Earth is not happy #earthquake #Blackpool

たけお (@Take_0344)
11:21am PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @Clare_Jennifer: Has this government become SO desensitised - that an #earthquake in the U.K. doesn’t affect them?! If you’re doing som…

David Smith (@davidivor)
11:21am PDT - August 26th, 2019

What will happen if a mega earthquake hits California https://t.co/Mc2gM2Ao2x #business #feedly

K Dubb (@TheReal_KDubb)
11:21am PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @CorbynASAP: As just about everyone and their dog calls for fracking to be halted after the latest #earthquake, not even a solitary peep…

Danny Ryder (@DannyRyder)
11:21am PDT - August 26th, 2019

WTH? “#UK’s national #earthquake monitoring agency [#BritishGeologicalSurvey] has a secret deal with...#Cuadrilla to release the firm’s operational data only with its permission and to destroy confidential documents at the firm’s request”. https://t.co/mfDhawXTch

klanierca (@klanierca)
11:21am PDT - August 26th, 2019

after the earthquake, sean penn brought cheating in the special olympics to the people of haiti.

CAH ebooks (@CAH_ebooks)
10:00am PDT - August 25th, 2019

"Before getting worried watching footage of a catastrophic natural disaster, ask yourself: Was the mudslide ever arrested for possession of marijuana? Couldn't the typhoon have just given Thailand up for adoption? Is that earthquake gay?" https://t.co/m6fso3U43Q

Timothy McSweeney (@mcsweeneys)
10:00am PDT - August 25th, 2019

sustainable ... resilience ...climate change - all words that mean what you want them to mean. When Wellington councillors talk about eg resilience, they don't mean earthquake precautions, but replacing your 100 year old wooden house with some jerry-built tower block. https://t.co/Pq4x0lGuTr

Barbara McKenzie (@BarbaraMcK42)
9:59am PDT - August 25th, 2019

RT @vegix: The fracking companies love to say there's no proof that hydraulic fracturing of underground shale and rock formations cause ear…

Luanne Goldman (@nurseylu)
9:59am PDT - August 25th, 2019
RT @trolldevendraa: This is how earthquake dampeners work on building structures https://t.co/XWeI0v0Hg8

RT @trolldevendraa: This is how earthquake dampeners work on building structures https://t.co/XWeI0v0Hg8

(@AmaricanMogambo)
9:59am PDT - August 25th, 2019

RT @wickerpplking: @KyleKashuv @mallard_morgan To move someplace where your vote does not matter? To pay high taxes for terrible social ser…

kasia (@balticqueens)
9:59am PDT - August 25th, 2019

RT @vegix: The fracking companies love to say there's no proof that hydraulic fracturing of underground shale and rock formations cause ear…

jeni Obbard (@jeniObbard)
9:59am PDT - August 25th, 2019

RT @BDSmovement: Due to Israel’s banning of two U.S. Congresswomen, there’s a been an earthquake in US politics, with many Americans coming…

Lionel Joseph (@WinterStorm19)
9:58am PDT - August 25th, 2019

RT @BDSmovement: Due to Israel’s banning of two U.S. Congresswomen, there’s a been an earthquake in US politics, with many Americans coming…

Ahmed X (Rutherford) (@AhmedRashardX)
9:58am PDT - August 25th, 2019

RT @TeresaITV: BREAKING: There’s been a 2.1 magnitude #earthquake at Preston New Road at 10pm after #cuadrilla finished #fracking for the d…

fly curran (@flycurran)
9:57am PDT - August 25th, 2019

RT @gep_james: California Earthquake Footage July 6th 2019 Compilation https://t.co/c4ve2pstSb via @YouTube

@jamm_jamie (@gep_james)
9:57am PDT - August 25th, 2019

RT @BDSmovement: Due to Israel’s banning of two U.S. Congresswomen, there’s a been an earthquake in US politics, with many Americans coming…

NOI Research Group (@NOIResearch)
9:57am PDT - August 25th, 2019

RT @TeresaITV: BREAKING: There’s been a 2.1 magnitude #earthquake at Preston New Road at 10pm after #cuadrilla finished #fracking for the d…

Peter (@petergw97)
9:57am PDT - August 25th, 2019

RT @TeresaITV: BREAKING: There’s been a 2.1 magnitude #earthquake at Preston New Road at 10pm after #cuadrilla finished #fracking for the d…

(((Bob Allison))) Âû (@sai_dusho_bob)
9:56am PDT - August 25th, 2019

RT @Tiredearth: Second #earthquake stops work at #UK's only fracking site just days after largest tremor recorded. #Tiredearth #cuadrilla

Surabhi Nair (@SurabhiNair909)
9:56am PDT - August 25th, 2019

RT @RussellScott1: NEW 24/08: a large 2.1ML earthquake caused by @CuadrillaUK ‘hydrofrac’ just registered in Blackpool this evening Multi…

Bob Justice (@bobjustice10)
9:56am PDT - August 25th, 2019

RT @paul_serran: Earthquake Merkel does a triangle hand sign of the cabal. Omelette Manu does the finger gesture of Isis. Boris is frankly…

Bonnie Callipare (@BCallipare)
9:56am PDT - August 25th, 2019

RT @TheresaMEP: Largest ever tremor recorded at UK’s only fracking site in Blackpool https://t.co/EP5k5KnKQ1

Jan Lennon (@JanLennon11)
9:55am PDT - August 25th, 2019