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Un fuerte temblor de 4.5 se registró en Sánchez, Samaná, según USGS

Un fuerte temblor magnitud 4.5 en la escala de Richter ocurrió este viernes en Sánchez, Samaná, al Noreste del país. Según reportes del Servicio Sismológico de Estados Unidos (USGS por sus siglas en inglés), el movimiento telúrico tuvo su epi...
by Lacasillard.com on Aug 27, 2016

Magnitude 5.4 quake hits Nevada, close to Las Vegas -USGS

LAS VEGAS  - A magnitude 5.4 earthquake struck Nevada on Friday close to the small town of Caliente, northeast of the tourist hub of Las Vegas, the U.S. Geological Survey said. It said the epicenter of the quake, which was quite shallow at a depth o...
by Tech Pinoy on May 22, 2015

U.S. Geological Survey: Around 7% Chance California Will Experience Magnitude 8.0 Or Larger Earthquake In Next 30 Years

Like that “Project Prepper” post yesterday, it’s been a while (January 13) since I talked about the danger of a really big California earthquake. Why do I continue to bring up the subject, even though I live in the more seismically-calm Midwest...
by Survival And Prosperity on Mar 31, 2015

Earthquake Rattles Far Northwest Suburbs Of Chicago

Back when I worked for a fire department in the northwest suburbs of Chicago, one of my duties was to find grant money. I would point out to potential sources of disaster funding that our response area is threatened by earthquakes- among other danger...
by Survival And Prosperity on Mar 26, 2015

Terremoto Oggi Giappone: scossa M6.8 sulle coste dell’Isola di Honshu, no tsunami

TERREMOTO OGGI GIAPPONE – Una forte scossa di terremoto in tempo reale e’ stata sentita oggi martedi’ 17 febbraio 2015 in Giappone. L'articolo Terremoto Oggi Giappone: scossa M6.8 sulle coste dell’Isola di Honshu, no tsunami e...
by Notizie IN on Feb 16, 2015

‘Earthquake Lady’ Lucy Jones Helps L.A. Prepare For ‘Big One’

The first time I mentioned Dr. Lucy Jones- aka the “Earthquake Lady”- on this blog was back on December 12, 2013. Back then, the U.S. Geological Survey seismologist was warning whoever would listen that when the “Big One” hits Southern Califo...
by Survival And Prosperity on Jan 13, 2015

Number Of Large Earthquakes Around The World Fell In 2014

One might think the number of large earthquakes around the globe keeps growing every year with all the news about tremblors these days. However, Stephanie Pappas reported on the Live Science website this afternoon: Twelve large earthquakes shook the...
by Survival And Prosperity on Jan 12, 2015

Terremoto Oggi Arizona (USA): Forte scossa epicentro Sedona vicino California

TERREMOTO OGGI ARIZONA (USA) – Una forte scossa di terremoto in tempo reale e’ stata registrata oggi lunedi’ 1° dicembre 2014 in Arizona vicino alla California a una decina di chilometri dalla citta’ di Sedona. L'articolo Ter...
by Notizie IN on Dec 1, 2014

Yellowstone Supervolcano Eruption Would Be More a Nightmare than a Catastrophe

There is a little less to worry about when it comes to the destruction which would result from the eruption of the Yellowstone Supervolcano. A new computer simulation based on recent studies has revealed that the Yellowstone Supervolcano eruption wou...
by Debt Free Living Guru on Aug 31, 2014

Earthquake in Northern California is the strongest in 25 years

Musjack.com – The strongest earthquake in 25 years hit northern California early Sunday, injuring more than 120 people, damaging historic buildings in downtown Napa and rotary chimney rubble. The earthquake of 6.1 magnitude struck just six mile...

USGS Updates National Seismic Hazard Maps

Regular readers of Survival And Prosperity know that I occasionally blog about the threat posed by earthquakes. So when I saw earlier today that the U.S. Geological Survey had recently updated their U.S. National Seismic Hazard Maps, I wanted make su...
by Survival And Prosperity on Jul 18, 2014

Smallmouths, whitewater, and tractors

To say that we have been busy would be the understatement of the year.  It has been one thing after another - a mix of necessary evils, responsible evils, and fun trips.  Included in the list of things I had never done before was driving a...

‘Earthquake Lady’ On L.A. Tremblors: ‘We’ve Got To Expect More Earthquakes Than We’ve Seen Recently’

“People have gotten used to L.A. being quiet, and that’s a bit dangerous, because it’s not our long-term future.” -Lucy Jones, U.S. Geological Survey seismologist, in a FOX News appearance earlier today “Earthquake Lady” Lucy Jones, who I...
by Survival And Prosperity on Jun 4, 2014

Latest Prediction Of What California’s ‘Big One’ Might Look Like

Recently, I’ve talked a bit about what some earthquake experts suspect might happen to California when the “Big One” strikes. I blogged about Dr. Lucy Jones, the “Earthquake Lady,” in December. Then I wrote about Dr. Katherine Scharer and a...
by Survival And Prosperity on May 12, 2014

Status Of West Coast Earthquake Early Warning System

The other week, I was pondering my options for “Resource Of The Week” on Survival And Prosperity. Considering all the recent headlines about earthquakes, I decided I would look for some sort of earthquake early warning notification system...
by Survival And Prosperity on Apr 22, 2014

‘Earthquake Lady’ Warns ‘Imagine America Without Los Angeles’

The past couple of articles I’ve read that mentioned major earthquakes and California seemed to imply that the state was somewhat ready for such an event. I understand “The Golden State” has improved its earthquake readiness and response capabi...
by Survival And Prosperity on Dec 12, 2013

Big Pic: An Overactive Russian Volcano Covers Kamchatka In Ash

Klyuchevskaya NASA Earth Observatory images by Robert Simmon, using Landsat data from the USGS Earth Explorer. Russia's Klyuchevskaya volcano, one of the most active in the world, has been erupting since mid-August. Last month, it became even more in...
by Cnet Analysis on Nov 1, 2013

7.3-Magnitude Quake Rocks Japan; No Damage Reports

A tsunami advisory was issued, but has now been cancelled. There were no immediate reports of damage on land from the quake, classified as magnitude 7.1 by the Japan Meteorological Agency, which struck about 370 km (230 miles) out to sea. Earlier the...

Little Rivers, Big Flows, & Monster Bass

It has never been a secret that I love fishing small flows and targeting big bass.   A couple of years ago, I put together a short article about fishing creeks and small rivers.  I also have a popular video - Gone Creekin' - on my YouT...

Two Volcanoes Erupting in Alaska: Scientists Are Monitoring and Providing Alerts On Pavlof and Cleveland Volcanoes

True-color satellite image of Cleveland Volcano collected by the Quickbird-2 sensor on October 15, 2011. The summit of the volcano is mostly snow-covered, and the growing lava dome is seen as the dark feature in the center of the image. Some snow-...
by Geology on May 25, 2013


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