The ground keeps shaking in New Zealand as numerous earthquakes continue to reposition the landscape. In all, the USGS has recorded 19 earthquakes since about noon (local, New Zealand time) on April 12. The strongest, a 7.6 magnitude under the Solomon Islands, triggered a tsunami warning from the Pacific Tsunami Center. The warning has since been canceled. Right now, there… Read more →
You’re not completely crazy. Although, it isn’t as bad as you think. During the past 24 hours there have been more than 30 earthquakes in the Lower 48. Most below the laymans criteria of “bad” but there have been a number of people feeling the ground move. The picture to the left is a screenshot from the USGS website. The… Read more →
The latest drought numbers are showing a positive trend across most of the United States. While the we aren’t drought-free, we are moving in the right direction. In Texas, things are also moving in the right direction. That sad, NOAA still calls for persistence of drought conditions across most of the affected areas – including Texas – during the next… Read more →
UPDATE: A 5.3 magnitude aftershock was registered about 8:00am this morning near the original quake. Also the original quake has been re-evaluated to a 6.2 magnitude.
A 6.2 magnitude earthquake shook Estado Libre y Soberano de Guerrero in Mexico this morning around 7:30am.
Preliminary reports show the quake to be 34km deep and centered about 11 miles northwest of Ayutla de los Libres, Mexico – or about 85 miles east of Acapulco.