According to many, there was something different about the 7.2 earthquake that struck the California-Mexico border on Easter Sunday. This earthquake appeared to strike with a fury, shaking an entire mountain range as seen and recorded on video by several witnesses. Then there were the reports of houses actually sinking near the epicenter as water [...]
A Major 7.2 earthquake centered near Mexicali rocked all of Southern California Sunday afternoon, setting high rise buildings rocking back and forth from San Diego to Los Angeles. Preliminary USGS information estimated the earthquake at magnitude 6.9. Further analysis now places the magnitude at 7.2 The epicenter was 19 miles southeast of Mexicali, at an [...]
Megacities are something new on the planet. Earthquakes are something very old. The two are a lethal combination, as seen in the recent tragedy in Port-au-Prince, where more than 200,000 people perished a catastrophe that scientists say is certain to be repeated somewhere, and probably soon, with death tolls that once again stagger the mind. [...]
A tsunami swept into Pago Pago, American Samoa, shortly after an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 8.3 erupted in the area. There were no immediate reports of injuries or structural damage Tuesday. Fili Sagapolutele, who works at the Samoa News, says the water flowed inland about 100 yards before receding, leaving some cars stuck [...]
Los Angeles has been shaken by another moderate earthquake, a few miles from the epicenter of Sunday’s shaker. No immediate reports of injuries or damage. The U.S. Geological Survey says it’s not certain whether it’s an aftershock from Sunday’s magnitude-4.7 temblor or a separate quake. The magnitude-4.1 quake was centered about 2 miles from Hawthorne [...]
The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 5.0 quake has hit the Los Angeles area. The quake was centered 1 mile southwest of Los Angeles, near LAX airport and was 8.4 miles deep. A spokesman for the Los Angeles Fire Department said there were no immediate reports of damage or injury.
A magnitude 6.3 earthquake struck near the western coast of Mexico at 7:33 p.m. local time, the U.S. Geological Survey said on its Web site. A tsunami warning was issued for coastal areas within 100 kilometers 60 miles. The earthquake hit 255 kilometers southwest of the city of Colima at a depth of 42 kilometers, [...]
Recent findings by scientific experts echo a prediction, from 2005, of a mammoth earthquake that will be centered in the Pacific Northwest. The prediction by Billy Meier, a 71-year old Swiss man with a remarkable, 58-year record of specific, accurate predictions, and the report from 2008 by Oregon State University scientists (http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2008/08/080826124413.htm) agree on the [...]