Tag: earthquake

Japan earthquake: small tsunami strike Fukushima coastline after 7.4 magnitude quake

  A 7.4 magnitude earthquake off north-eastern Japan near Fukushima prefecture has prompted a tsunami advisory.The quake struck on Tuesday morning at about 06:00 local time (21:00 GMT, Monday), the Japan Meteorological Agency said.The depth of the quake was estimated…

Earthquake With 4.1 Magnitude Hits Bay Area

SAN FRANCISCO – A minor earthquake has jolted San Jose and the surrounding region. The U.S. Geological Survey says a temblor with a magnitude of 4.1 hit at 4:10 p.m. Friday. It was centered 13 miles southeast of downtown San…

Earthquake Hits Oklahoma This Morning

Southern Oklahoma – Residents as far south as the DFW Metroplex reported feeling Wednesday’s earthquake.  That included in Bryan and Atoka Counties in Oklahoma. Evelyn Rhodes said, “I felt something real hard.  And then I looked up and saw my…

Strong quake in western China

A series of strong earthquakes struck China’s western Qinghai province Wednesday, toppling houses, killing at least 67 people and burying many others in a mountainous rural area, officials and state media said. The U.S. Geological Survey reported on its Web…