Updated every 5 minutes, shows earthquakes around the globe from the last hour, day, and week, showing also the intensity. This was produced by the USGS Northern California Earthquake Hazards Program and coems directly from here: http://earthquake.usgs.gov/eqcenter/recenteqsww/catalogs/eqs7day-age.kmz
This is the Epicenter of the 7.2 magnitude earthquake that occurred on this day at 2:46:28 UTC 36 kilometrs deep. A 10cm tsunami, landslides in rural areas, a reported house collapse,that is, minor damage.
The USGS Earthquake Hazards Program has compiled a database of earthquake faults in the United States which are believed to be the sources of earthquakes with magnitudes greater than 6 during the past 1,600,000 years. Detailed descriptions of many of the faults is provided via an online database linked to the fault lines in Google Earth.
The apparent nuclear test was conducted at 10:36 a.m. (1:36 a.m. GMT) in Hwaderi near Kilju city, South Korea's Yonhap news agency reported, citing defense officials.
-> The force of the blast was five to 15 kilotons.
-> The U.S. Geological Survey Web site recorded a light 4.2-magnitude earthquake in North Korea at 10:35 a.m., about 385 kilometers (240 miles) northeast of the North Korean...
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The World's strongest recorded Earthquake
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