An M6.3 (downgraded from M6.6) earthquake struck in Taiwan, making Halloween a little scarier in that region. What’s the damage for the October 31 quake?
This week’s earthquakes include quake swarms in Oklahoma, an M6.2 tremor in Chile, and a M7.1 seismic event in Honshu Japan.
This week’s earthquakes, with larger quakes in the Gulf of California and Solomon Islands, highlight subduction and constructive faulting around the world.
This week’s earthquakes weren’t seismically significant as far as size, but they demonstrate that no region is truly safe from tremors and seismic activity.
Earthquakes this past week are mainly focused in subduction zones, with no significantly-damaging quakes around the world.