This week’s earthquakes were dominated by an earthquake series in New Caledonia — but there was also interesting and significant activity on Iceland and Oklahoma.
This week saw the most deadly earthquake of the year so far, in Iran – and there were also tremors in Costa Rica and California.
This week there was a large earthquake south of Samoa, plus smaller events in Scotland and Wyoming.
This week’s Earthquake Digest saw plenty of seismic activity — most notably in New Caledonia, Iceland and Hawaii.
This week saw an earthquake resulting from continental collision in Indonesia, along with earthquakes in Africa and Montana.
Three different earthquakes in three different tectonic settings – in the South Atlantic, Alaska and California – have one thing in common this week.
In a week when Earth scientists are remembering the birth of modern plate tectonic theory, this week’s offers examples of earthquakes at three different tectonic settings.
Earthquakes continue to shake Mexico, while there were also tremors in the South Pacific and off California.
A second earthquake in Mexico killed hundreds this week. Other featured earthquakes were in the South Pacific and Idaho.
The largest earthquake this week was a deadly event in Mexico – but there were also tremors in the Pacific Ocean south of Japan, and in Oklahoma.