The Volcano Adventure Guide: Excellent information and background for anyone wishing to visit active volcanoes safely and enjoyably. The book presents guidelines to visiting 42 different volcanoes around the world.
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Waynesboro mcbean area (80.9 km SSE from epicenter) / not felt: I work nights. Get home and stay up until about 6 our 7. Was right at or had just fallen asleep. Noise woke me. Heard the sound before and knew the rumble. thought that sounds like an earthquake. Laid in bed trying to feel vibrating but none. fell back asleep. a few days later I'm on fb and see an old post from a friend about the quake. in my slumber I had totally forgotten it and took it as who knows what that was and went back to sleep. But after seeing his post I knew that was an earthquake I
(198.5 km WSW from epicenter) / MMI IV (Light shaking): I was awakened by my bed shaking. It lasted long enough for me stay awake and realize it was not a dream, and it was definitely seismic activity.
Try our new app!: Volcanoes & Earthquakes - our new free App for Android shows the latest earthquakes and active volcanoes on a map and as list, as well as volcano news from all the world. You can filter the data shown in various ways, e.g. by magnitude or age of earthquakes, the distance from your location, the status of volcanoes and so on.
Top 20 quakes in 2016: Several magnitude 7 quakes occurred in 2016 (but none above M8): Papua New Guinea, NZ, Ecuador, Solomon Islands, Sumatra, Chile, Alaska and others - nearly all major earthquakes were located near active subduction zones.
See the top 20 list of largest quakes in 2016 with this map.
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