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New information on Yellowstone Super-Volcano

AUG. 15, 1997 FILE PHOTO

An unidentified pair of visitors to Yellowstone National Park in 1997 photograph the Old Faithful geyser as it rockets 100-feet skyward in Wyoming.    Kevork Djansezian/AP

Molten rock beneath Yellowstone National Park much larger than previously believed, study finds.

The park’s super-volcano has the potential to erupt with a force about 2,000 times the size of Mount St. Helens, according to the study. The last Yellowstone eruption happened 640,000 years ago, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

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Magnitude-7.0 Quake Strikes Southwest Off Falkland Islands

Earthquake 7  Falkland Islands 25 November 2013

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude-7.0 earthquake has struck in the South Atlantic, southwest of the disputed Falkland Islands.

It says the quake struck at 2:27 a.m. Monday (0627 GMT), about 195 miles (314 miles) southeast of the Falklands’ capital, Stanley, and 545 miles east of Ushuaia, Argentina. The depth was a shallow 6.2 miles (10 kilometers).

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New Zealand Earthquake: Magnitude 6.7 Temblor Hits Kermadec Islands

Earthquake New Zealand 6.7 30 Sept 2013

SOURCE – Posted: 09/30/2013 3:37 am EDT

A strong earthquake hit northeast of New Zealand on Monday, the USGS National Earthquake Information Center reported.

The magnitude 6.7 temblor was reported on the remote uninhabited Kermadec Islands, 50 miles northeast of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand.

The Kermadec Islands are part of the Pacific Ring of Fire, a hotbed of volcanic and earthquake activity at the intersection of several tectonic plates, New Straits Times reported.

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center issued a bulletin noting the quake did not generate a tsunami threat.

M 6.0 Earthquake, 83km SSW of Atka, Alaska – September 15, 2013

earthquake 6 Alaska 15 September 2013

2 hours, 17 minutes agoLocation: 52 miles (83 km) SSW of Atka, AK; 83 … Show more

Posted 1 hour, 53 minutes ago – U.S. Geological Survey

An earthquake with magnitude 6.0 occurred near Atka, AK at 16:21:37.59 UTC on Sep 15, 2013. (This event has been reviewed by a seismologist.)

 

Magnitude-6 quake hits off Costa Rican coast

earthquake 6  Costa Rica 5 Sept 2013
Published Thursday, September 5, 2013 9:40AM EDT

(AP) SAN JOSE, Costa Rica — Seismologists say a magnitude-6.0 earthquake has struck off the Pacific Coast of Costa Rica, but there are no reports of damage or injury.

The U.S. Geological Survey says the quake hit at 6:29 a.m. local time and it was centred 50 kilometres west of Sardinal, some 18 kilometres below the surface.

It was felt strongly along the coast, but the National Emergency Commission says it has received no reports of injuries or significant damage.

It’s exactly a year since a magnitude-7.6 quake struck in the same region. That quake caused widespread panic, but miraculously only one death.

Magnitude 6.5 quake shakes Japan

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SOURCE  –  3 September, 2013

A 6.5 magnitude earthquake has shaken Japan, with residents of the capital, Tokyo, reporting significant shaking on social media sites.

There have been no immediate reports of casualties, and local authorities say there is no risk of a tsunami.

The quake was given a preliminary magnitude of 6.9, with the USGS later grading it 6.5. 

The quake struck at 0018 GMT at a depth of 404 kilometres (251 miles), the USGS said.
   
“The epicentre is in the Pacific, hundreds of kilometres (miles) south of Tokyo. We see no risk of a tsunami,” a spokesman for the Japanese weather agency said.
   
Fukushima operator TEPCO reported there were no new problems at the stricken nuclear plant.

The epicentre of the quake was near the Izu Islands, south of Tokyo.

Magnitude-2.7 Earthquake Hits Warrensburg And Glens Falls, NY

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A minor earthquake shook regions of upstate New York Sunday morning. The earthquake was first reported as 2.3 in magnitude, but was later updated to a 2.7 magnitude tremor. 

It was primarily felt six miles south-southeast of Warrensburg, near Glens Falls. Residents of Fort Edward, Corinth, Queensbury, Hudson Falls, Lake George and Lake Luzerne also reported feeling ground movement

According to the United States Geological Survey, the earthquake took place at a depth of about 6.3 miles at 9:33 a.m. EDT.

Recent earthquakes on the Eastern Seaboard include the 5.9 quake that hit Virginia in August 2011 and a 4.0 quake in Maine in 2012.

There are currently no reports of damage or injury.