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Guam suddenly ROCKED by FOUR huge earthquakes as BIG one fears rise

Guam suddenly ROCKED by FOUR huge earthquakes as BIG one fears rise

THE US island territory of Guam was struck by four earthquakes in the early hours of Tuesday as magnitude 5.7, magnitude 5.4, magnitude 5.6 and magnitude 4.9 quakes shook the region bringing the total to five in less than two days, it has emerged.

By JOSEPH CAREY
Express.co.uk

Tue, Feb 13, 2018

Yesterday a magnitude 6.0 earthquake struck 10 kilometres deep off the Northern Mariana Islands – no immediate tsunami warning was triggered.

The Northern Mariana Islands have a population of 55,023 while Guam had 162,742 people living on the island in 2016.

The US Tsunami Warning System said: “Based on all available data, there is no tsunami threat to Guam, Rota, Tinian or Saipan from this earthquake.

“Some areas may have experienced shaking.”

The magnitude 5.4 natural disaster struck at 1.11am GMT, the magnitude 4.9 shook at 1.18am GMT, the magnitude 5.7 quake hit at 2.03am GMT and the magnitude 5.6 earthquake hit at 2.31am GMT.

In December last year, a massive 6.6 magnitude earthquake struck near the Yap Trench between the Philippines and the US’ Mariana Islands with a depth of 45km.

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Earthquakes Rattle California, Philippines Volcano Mt Mayon Erupts Spewing Lava

Earthquakes Rattle California, Philippines Volcano Mt Mayon Erupts Spewing Lava




Earthquakes rattle California, no injuries or damages reported 




A pair of earthquakes rattled parts California on Thursday in the latest sign of seismic activity this week along the “Ring of Fire,” but the shaking did not result in any reports of damage or injuries.
The United States Geological Survey said the first quake, with a magnitude of 4.0, occurred just after 2 a.m. Thursday about 31 miles southeast of Anaheim.
The Southern California quake had a depth of about six miles, according to the USGS. The Orange County Sheriff’s Office told The Associated Press it had not received reports of any injuries or damages.
A second quake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.8 was reported around 11:40 a.m. local time about 135 miles southwest of Eureka in the Pacific Ocean, according to the USGS.

The quake had a depth of about three miles, but no tsunami was expected, the U.S. National Tsunami Warning Center said on Twitter. The Ferndale Enterprise reported on Twitter the rolling quake was felt in Ferndale, a city in Humboldt County that has many well-preserved Victorian homes.


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Almost 700 Earthquakes In 30 Days! Could California Actually Fall Into the Ocean?

Almost 700 Earthquakes In 30 Days! Could California Actually Fall Into the Ocean?

By Dave Hodges
TheCommonSenseShow.com

January 7th, 2018

California is having unprecedented seismic activity. California is in uncharted territory and needs to be seriously worried about having “the big one”.

Source: Almost 700 Earthquakes In 30 Days! Could California Actually Fall Into the Ocean?

Experts Warn Mount St. Helens Earthquakes Are Foreshocks For ‘Something Larger’

Experts Warn Mount St. Helens Earthquakes Are Foreshocks For ‘Something Larger’

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U.S. scientists are warning people to prepare for “the big one” following a series of earthquakes that have hit around Mount St. Helens this week. Two very unusual large earthquakes hit the west coast within […]
Source: Experts Warn Mount St. Helens Earthquakes Are Foreshocks For ‘Something Larger’