This intensity map from USGS shows where Monday afternoon’s earthquake was felt. The U.S. Geological Survey reports a 4.6-magnitude earthquake occurred Monday afternoon 14.2 miles north of Challis. Early Monday morning, a magnitude 3.0 earthquake was measured 11 miles north northwest of the town. Mike …

String of earthquakes puts Nicaraguans on edge

April 15, 2014 :: 0 Comments

Children lie on mattresses on sidewalks outside stores near their homes after several earthquakes in Managua, Nicaragua, just after sunrise Monday, April 14, 2014. The government is recommending people sleep outside after an earthquake occurred a bit further away from Managua Sunday morning, following quakes …

WELLINGTON, New Zealand –  A powerful magnitude-7.6 earthquake triggered large waves in the Solomon Islands on Sunday, and authorities were trying to determine if there was any serious damage or injuries. Government spokesman George Herming said people throughout the Pacific island chain awoke to the …

SANTIAGO (Reuters) – A major earthquake of magnitude 8.2 struck off the coast of northern Chile on Tuesday, causing five deaths and triggering a tsunami that pounded the shore with 2-meter-tall waves. Officials said the dead included people who were crushed by collapsing walls or …

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