Earthquake caught on ‘cat cam’ – BBC News

The moment a 6.0 magnitude earthquake shook Taiwan has been caught on night camera. Footage shows sleeping cats in an apartment being woken up.

Source: Earthquake caught on ‘cat cam’ – BBC News

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Eight killed in quake and aftershocks in Philippines, 60 injured

KEY POINTS
  • An initial quake of magnitude 5.4 that struck the Batanes islands was followed shortly by an aftershock of magnitude 5.9, according to Philippine government data. Another big aftershock struck a little later.
  • The national disaster agency said it was sending medical and rescue teams to the islands, about halfway between the main Philippine island of Luzon and Taiwan.

Source: Eight killed in quake and aftershocks in Philippines, 60 injured

Earthquake hits Athens, Greece – ABC News

The earthquake was a 5.3 magnitude, according to the U.S. Geological Survey, and hit just after 2 p.m. local time.

People in Athens felt the earthquake as it hit, causing some to run into the streets, per the Associated Press.

The mobile phone network went down and there were some power outages reported around the city. The fire department is responding to calls of people trapped in elevators.

Otherwise, there was no reported serious damage or injuries immediately after the quake. The Acropolis Museum remains open, although many people around the city were sent home from work for the day.

It officially hit about 14 miles from Athens, the Euro-Mediterranean Seismological Center said, and lasted just a few seconds.

Source: Earthquake hits Athens, Greece – ABC News

Seattle earthquake: Quake rattles Washington state today, followed by aftershock today — live updates – CBS News

The U.S. Geological Survey reports that a 4.6 magnitude earthquake has rattled the Three Lakes area of Washington state

The quake struck as millions of people in Southern California are on edge and worried about their safety after two large earthquakes and more than 4,000 aftershocks. The powerful, damaging quakes rocked the small desert town of Ridgecrest, 110 miles north of Los Angeles.

Source: Seattle earthquake: Quake rattles Washington state today, followed by aftershock today — live updates – CBS News

Earthquake: 6.4 magnitude quake rattles Southern California – Los Angeles Times

Location of quake (USGS)

An 6.6 magnitude earthquake struck Southern California Thursday, shaking a widespread area.

The quake was centered in the Searles Valley, a remote area of San Bernardino.

It was unclear of the temblor caused major damage or injuries.

It was the most powerful quake to hit Southern California in years.

Local emergency agencies have been flooded with calls, and officials urged that people only use 911 for emergencies.

“We are very much aware of the significant earthquake that just occurred in Southern California. Please DO NOT call 9-1-1 unless there are injuries or other dangerous conditions. Don’t call for questions please,” the LAPD said in a statement.

RIDGECREST, Calif. — A 6.4-magnitude earthquake shook Southern California on Fourth of July morning, the U.S. Geological Survey in Golden said.

The quake hit at 10:33 a.m. PDT was centered in the Searles Valley about 11 miles east of Ridgecrest, about 120 miles northeast of Los Angeles in a remote area of the Mojave Desert.

It was followed by several aftershocks that measured between 2.8 and 4.7 on the Richter Scale.

The quake originally was measured at 6.6 was later downgraded to 6.4. It was was felt as far away as Los Angeles and Las Vegas. There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage.

Earthquake: 6.4 magnitude quake rattles Southern California

Source: Earthquake: 6.6 magnitude quake rattles Southern California – Los Angeles Times

Tsunami warning in Japan after 6.8-mag earthquake strikes | Fox News

tsunami warning was in effect Tuesday night in Japan after a 6.8-magnitude earthquake shook a northwestern part of the country.

The earthquake registered off the western coast of Yamagata, roughly 30 miles southwest of the city of Sakata, according to Japan’s Meteorological Agency. The shallow quake hit around 6 miles below the sea’s surface.

Source: Tsunami warning in Japan after 6.8-mag earthquake strikes | Fox News

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake – Panama-Costa Rica Border Region on Sunday, 12 May 2019 – information : 158 experience reports / VolcanoDiscovery

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake  - Panama-Costa Rica Border Region on Sunday, 12 May 2019

May 12 19:32: Magnitude recalculated from 6.1 to 6.0.

Date & time: Sun, 12 May 19:24:49 UTC – 4 hours ago
Magnitude: 6.0
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 8.6°N / 82.79°W  (Panama)
Nearest volcano: Baru (41 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 6.3*10^13 J (17.5 GWh / 15080 tons of TNT / 0.9 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]

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Source: Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake – Panama-Costa Rica Border Region on Sunday, 12 May 2019 – information : 158 experience reports / VolcanoDiscovery