Earthquake

Courtesy of the United States Geological Survey
July 19, 2019 - 4:19 pm
SPRING RIDGE, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) - - What was that rumble in Berks County? Well, according to the United States Geological Survey it was 2.2 magnitude earthquake. The USGS reports , just after 1:10 p.m. today a small quake took place near Spring Ridge. Courtesy of the United States Geological...
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Smoke rises from a fire that broke out behind the Casa Corona restaurant following an earthquake in Ridgecrest, Calif., Friday, July 5, 2019.
Jessica Weston/The Daily Independent via AP
July 06, 2019 - 2:31 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The largest Southern California quake in nearly 20 years jolted an area stretching from Sacramento to Las Vegas to Mexico as it cracked buildings, set fires, wrecked roads but only caused minor injuries. Seismologists warned that large aftershocks were expected to continue for...
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California earthquake
Adam Graehl via AP
July 05, 2019 - 10:28 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The strongest earthquake in 20 years shook a large swath of Southern California and parts of Nevada on the July Fourth holiday, rattling nerves and causing injuries and damage in a town near the epicenter, followed by a swarm of ongoing aftershocks. The 6.4 magnitude quake struck...
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An earthquake with an early measure of magnitude 6.4 hit Southern California, about 150 miles from Los Angeles, on Thursday morning, according to the US Geological Survey.
KTLA via CNN
July 04, 2019 - 2:20 pm
By Jay Croft and Braden Goyette, CNN (CNN) -- The strongest earthquake to hit Southern California in 20 years left scattered damage Thursday morning and was felt from Las Vegas to Orange County, the US Geological Survey reported. The quake, with an early magnitude of 6.4, was centered near...
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A powerful magnitude 8.0 earthquake struck the Amazon jungle in north-central Peru early Sunday.
Firefighters of Peru via AP
May 26, 2019 - 11:13 am
By Franklin Briceno LIMA, Peru (AP) — A powerful magnitude 8.0 earthquake struck a remote part of the Amazon jungle in Peru early Sunday, collapsing buildings and knocking out power to some areas but causing only one reported death. The quake struck at 2:41 a.m. and was centered in a vast nature...
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Mike Dinneen/AP Photo, file
January 19, 2019 - 5:42 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Seven weeks after a massive earthquake rocked Alaska, aftershocks are still shattering 7-year-old Connor Cartwright's sense of safety. They shake the earth far less than the 7.0 magnitude quake that sent a mirror, TV and dishes crashing to the ground in the Anchorage home...
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Two earthquakes shake eastern Tennessee
CNN
December 12, 2018 - 7:30 am
By Nicole Chavez and Joe Sutton (CNN) -- Two earthquakes struck near eastern Tennessee Wednesday morning, rattling people awake across several Southeast states. The United States Geological Survey says the temblors hit near Decatur, Tennessee. The first one, a preliminary 4.4-magnitude earthquake,...
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This aerial photo shows damage on Vine Road, south of Wasilla, Alaska, after earthquakes Friday, Nov. 30, 2018.
Marc Lester/Anchorage Daily News via AP
December 03, 2018 - 11:12 am
By Mark Thiessen, Associated Press ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The supply chain of food and other goods delivered to the Port of Anchorage from the Lower 48 has not been disrupted by the powerful earthquake that caused widespread damage to roads in the Anchorage area. "The ships are coming in on...
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Alaska Earthquake
AP Photo/Mike Dinneen
December 01, 2018 - 6:32 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Chris Riekena was driving his 7-year-old son to school when his car started acting up. As he pulled over, he realized the problem wasn't his car — it was a huge earthquake. Riekena turned around to calm his son in the back seat and when he looked forward again, the road...
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Anchorage, Alaska
Olga Terestsenko | Dreamstime.com
November 30, 2018 - 1:45 pm
UPDATED: 2:25 p.m. ANCHORAGE, Alaska (CBS News) — A 6.6 magnitude earthquake has rocked buildings in Anchorage, prompting people to run out of offices and seek shelter under office desks. The U.S. Geological Survey says the earthquake was centered about 7 miles north of Alaska's largest city...
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