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A strong earthquake struck southern Taiwan on Sunday morning causing widespread panic, although no deaths or injuries have been reported. The earthquake, measuring 6.0 on the Richter scale, is the strongest one to hit the island in the past two years, and struck 30 kilometers northeast of Pingtung county at 10:34 am, said the China Earthquake Network Center.
An earthquake hit the Walker Lake area Sunday morning. The United States Geological Survey says it measured at a 3.1-magnitude near the southwest side of the lake around 9:35 a.m. That's about 11 miles northwest of Hawthorne. The U.S.G.S. reported a 1.5-magnitude aftershock hit the same area about five minutes later. The Mineral County Sheriff's Office told Channel 2 News that there were no reports of damage or injuries.
AN earthquake in the Alpes de Haute-Provence was felt on the Côte d'Azur with pompiers receiving many calls from residents asking what was happening. Measuring 4.9 on the Richter scale, the quake caused no damage when it struck at 23.37 last night. It lasted for about five seconds and residents reported being shaken from side to side.
A shallow magnitude 3.2 earthquake was reported Sunday morning three miles from Niland, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 3:31 a.m. Pacific time at a depth of 1.2 miles. According to the USGS, the epicenter was six miles from Obsidian Butte, eight miles from Calipatria, 30 miles from El Centro and 97 miles from San Diego. In the past 10 days, there have been two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 and greater centered nearby.
A magnitude 4.9 earthquake has struck the Fiji Region at a depth of 500 km (310 miles), the quake hit at 13:54:52 UTC Monday 27th February 2012 The epicenter was 299 km (185.4 miles) West of NUKU'ALOFA, Tonga No Tsunami Warning Issued - No Reports of Damage or Injuries at this time
Kathmandu, Feb 27 (PTI) A moderate intensity earthquake, measuring 4.9 on the Richter scale, was recorded in the Western Nepal region in the early hours of today. According to the National Seismological Centre here, the epicenter of the trembler lay between Bajhang and Darchula districts, near Nepal''s border with India. However, no damage was reported.
Magnitude ML 2.3 Region SOUTHERN ITALY Date time 2012-02-27 14:34:04.0 UTC Location 38.66 N ; 16.24 E Depth 8 km Distances 80 km NE Messina (pop 246,416 ; local time 15:34:04.0 2012-02-27) 12 km E Vibo valentia (pop 33,675 ; local time 15:34:04.0 2012-02-27) 2 km S Filogaso (pop 1,401 ; local time 15:34:04.0 2012-02-27)
Originally posted by theubermensch
Edit-Didnt expect to find all those quakes below. I just kept finding them. Is that many normal?
I chuckled when I saw you listed a 2.3, gee we only get 1.9 million earthquakes a year in the 2.0 to 2.9 range
Originally posted by chiefsmom
Have you check out the 2012 Quakewatch thread? It is an ongoing thread with lots of valuable information regarding earthquakes. Although little ones don't usually get posted there.
www.abovetopsecret.com...edit on 27-2-2012 by chiefsmom because: tried to add link
According to this guy, it's all on account of a celestial body (Planet X?) entering in our inner solar system and affecting the magnetic field around Earth.
Originally posted by theubermensch
reply to post by Human_Alien
I will take a look.
Maybe its 2011 AG5