California earthquake: Hollister ROCKED by ‘very strong’ earthquake – ‘I’m scared’

AN EARTHQUAKE has struck near the city of Hollister, Northern California, with residents reporting being shaken awake by the tremor. The 3.9 magnitude quake hit 6.2 miles (10km) of Hollister at 2.29pm BST (6.29am local time), according to earthquake monitoring service CSEM/EMSC. Residents shared their experiences of the earthquake online, with brief but sharp shaking reported. One said:... Continue Reading →

Thousands estimated to be dead! ” Indonesia quake horror another 2,000 dead from landslides with 1,200 dead from quake and tsunami

The death toll from the 7.4-magnitude earthquake and tsunami in Indonesia has now risen to 1,200 with still many missing, a further 2,000 are thought to be dead from landslides. With no power and many of the villages isolated the death toll is expected to rise substantially.  A number of areas in Central Sulawesi have been... Continue Reading →

A powerful magnitude 6.6 rocks Fiji Islands: 88th major quake of 2018 and 78 of them have occurred along The Pacific Ring Of Fire

USGS - It's the twelfth major quake of September, a very deep, 551.2 km, magnitude 6.6 rocks Fiji Islands, however, no tsunami warning has been issued, presumably because the quake is so deep (shallow quakes are more destructive than deep quakes). It is the 88th major quake of 2018 and 78 of them have occurred along The Pacific Ring... Continue Reading →

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