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Sat, 2 Jan 2021, 18:47
Monterey's earthquake earlier today at a very noticeable magnitude of 4.3 sent shockwaves through the region's inhabitants, literally. The uncharacteristically very shallow quake of barely 4 miles below the surface caused a flurry of comments to flood our VolcanoDiscovery monitoring service. Messages came in from a wide range of neighborhoods, communities and towns around Monterrey including Aptos, Ben Lomond, Boulder, Carmel, Corralitos, Hollister, Marina, Newman, Salinas, Santa Cruz, Sand City, Soquel, Watsonville, and many more. Read more... read all
Sat, 2 Jan 2021, 15:25
Earthquakes under Etna volcano during 31 Dec 2020-2Jan 2021
A series of earthquakes shook the flanks of Etna volcano during the past days. Since the afternoon of 31 Dec 2020 until this morning, a swarm of tremors has occurred at depths of 10-15 km mainly under the southern flank of the volcano. Read more... read all
Thu, 31 Dec 2020, 16:21
Location of users reporting this morning's quake in San Francisco
San Francisco's earthquake earlier today jolted the city's residents out of bed at 5:41 am, with hundreds of live reports flowing into our online monitoring service at VolcanoDiscovery within minutes after it occurred. Most users classified the intensity as a 3 or 4 on the 12-point Modified Mercalli Scale, considered the most common intensity scale used in seismology. Read more... read all
Wed, 30 Dec 2020, 11:33
Epicenter area of today's devastating earthquake in Croatia
A massive earthquake of 6.4 on the Richter scale hit central Croatia near the town of Petrinja at 12.19 local time (GMT +1) which was felt to different degrees in several countries, including Bosnia/Herzegovina, Czechia, Croatia, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Liechtenstein, Montenegro, Slovakia, Slovenia, Serbia and Austria. Read more... read all
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