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4.6-magnitude earthquake rattles Southern California

Jun. 12, 2021 01:14 AM EDT

NILAND, Calif. (AP) — A magnitude-4.6 earthquake rattled Southern California on Friday night but no damage or injuries were reported. The quake struck at 9:39 p.m. a few miles from the the town of Niland in Imperial County near the Salton Sea, according to preliminary...

Small earthquake hits south New Jersey; no damage, injuries

Jun. 09, 2021 13:24 PM EDT

TUCKERTON, N.J. (AP) — A small earthquake hit early Wednesday in southern New Jersey, though no damage or injuries were reported. The U.S. Geological Survey says the 2.4 magnitude quake occurred just before 8 a.m. near Tuckerton in southern Ocean County. It had a depth...

Magnitude 3.9 earthquake hits communities near Mt. Hood

Jun. 06, 2021 01:44 AM EDT

GOVERNMENT CAMP, Ore. (AP) — People in communities near Mt. Hood reported feeling a moderate earthquake Saturday night, the Oregoniann/Oregonlive.com reported. The magnitude 3.9 earthquake hit less than four miles northeast of Government Camp, just after 8:50 p.m. ...

Magnitude 5.3 quake rattles parts of Southern California

Jun. 05, 2021 17:10 PM EDT

CALIPATRIA, Calif. (AP) — A moderate earthquake struck near the Salton Sea in Southern California on Saturday but there were no immediate reports of injuries or serious damage. The magnitude 5.3 earthquake was reported at 10:55 a.m. and centered about 6.8 miles (11...

No damage reported from earthquake in southern South Dakota

Jun. 05, 2021 12:40 PM EDT

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Officials say an earthquake occurred in southern South Dakota, though no damage was reported. The United States Geological Survey said the 3.7 magnitude quake happened at 10:25 a.m. Friday just north of the South Dakota border with Nebraska. The...

No tsunami threat from 5.9 earthquakes off Pacific Coast

Jun. 04, 2021 07:44 AM EDT

GOLD BEACH, Ore. (AP) — A magnitude 5.9 earthquake struck off the coast of Oregon early Friday, and the aftershocks included another 5.9 quake. But the U.S. Geological Survey says there’s no threat of a tsunami or damage to the coast. The first 5.9 earthquake struck...

Earthquake at underwater Hawaii volcano shakes Big Island

Jun. 03, 2021 14:39 PM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — An earthquake at an active deep sea volcano off Hawaii shook the Big Island but didn't appear to have any impact on other nearby volcanoes and no significant damage was reported. The U.S. Geological Survey’s Hawaiian Volcano Observatory said the...

Magnitude 6.1 earthquake hits Alaska, shakes Anchorage

May. 31, 2021 12:56 PM EDT

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A magnitude 6.1 earthquake shook Alaska's Talkeetna Mountains north of Anchorage Sunday night and smaller tremors continued early Monday. The earthquake was felt from Homer to Fairbanks, and was felt especially strongly in the Anchorage and...

Shallow quake hits beneath Lake Tahoe; no injuries or damage

May. 28, 2021 15:56 PM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — A shallow magnitude 4.2 earthquake struck beneath Lake Tahoe on Friday but there were no immediate reports of any injuries of serious damage. The quake reported at 8:25 a.m. was about 5.5 miles (9 kilometers) west of Tahoe's east shore. ...

Preliminary magnitude-4.5 quake shakes northwestern Oklahoma

May. 25, 2021 16:35 PM EDT

SHATTUCK, Okla. (AP) — A strong earthquake measured at a preliminary magnitude of 4.5 rattled a small northwestern Oklahoma town Tuesday but apparently caused no injuries or significant damage. The U.S. Geological Survey reported the quake struck about 1:25 p.m. near...