Sunday, August 24, 2014

Shaking in Virgo

  Strongest 6.0 quake in 25 years strikes California's Bay Area   CNN - August 24, 2014

It was the strongest to hit the Bay Area since 1989, when a quake struck during the World Series.


Odds of major quake in Oklahoma growing, here's why   USGS - August 24, 2014

The rate of earthquakes recorded in Oklahoma has increased remarkably in less than a year, the U.S. Geological Survey warned - three months ago - that the chances of a damaging temblor in Central Oklahoma have increased significantly. Further, the federal agency reported that a statistical analysis indicates oilfield wastewater injected into deep geological formations is a likely contributing factor to the increased number of quakes.

Reviewing the New Madrid Seismic Zone

Illinois, Indiana, Missouri, Arkansas, Kentucky, Tennessee and Mississippi

Iceland volcano: Eruption under ice-cap sparks red alert   BBC - August 24, 2014

Strong quakes around Bardarbunga Volcano   BBC - August 24, 2014
Two new earthquakes have shaken the Bardardunga volcano in Iceland, which is already under a "red alert" aviation warning because of fears an eruption. They are the strongest earthquakes to hit the volcano since seismic activity began on Tuesday. Authorities said there had not been a major eruption but have closed the airspace in the area as a precaution. Iceland's Eyjafjallajokull volcano erupted in 2010, producing ash that disrupted air travel across Europe.

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