earthquakes

Powerful Earthquake Jolts Caribbean Near Jamaica

Powerful Earthquake Jolts Caribbean Near Jamaica

On Tuesday, a major magnitude 7.7 earthquake struck off the coast of Jamaica. The shaking could reportedly be felt on land and tsunami warnings went up for Belize, the Cayman Islands, Cuba, Honduras, Mexico, and Jamaica.

Dormant For 500 Years, A Potentially Deadly Fault In California Has Started To Move

Dormant For 500 Years, A Potentially Deadly Fault In California Has Started To Move

This past US summer, southern California experienced a significant earthquake swarm. Analysis of the event suggests earthquakes unravel in a more complicated manner than is typically appreciated. What’s more, this event has perturbed a major, previously idle fault nearby”and scientists aren’t entirely sure about the potential consequences.