Update Jan. 11/10:Like the belly of a dragon, Earthquakes Rumble
8:00 AM (PST):
Well, as daylight rises here on the Western hemisphere, tweeters are busy twittering about small earthquakes from all over the place. Significantly, overnight the planet experienced another two earthquakes nearing the 5 mark on the Richter scale, in the Indonesian and Fijian regions.
As reports come in from yesterday's devastation, one death has been reported while two others were injured in the aftermath of the 5.4 quake in Tasikmalaya and Garut, West Java.
12:00 am (PST)
As earthquake reports continue to roll in the latest reports from the latest rumble came in at quarter to eleven this evening, Pacific Standard Time again off the shores of Northern California. Measuring 4.2 in Magnitude, Californians most likely felt a shake quite similar yesterday's earthquake. The epicenter was located,
- "59 km (37 miles) W (260°) from Ferndale, CA
- 59 km (37 miles) WNW (288°) from Petrolia, CA
- 69 km (43 miles) W (261°) from Fortuna, CA
- 74 km (46 miles) WSW (243°) from Eureka, CA
- 368 km (229 miles) NW (307°) from Sacramento, CA"
Also reported yesterday were two other quakes, one in Tongo and one, Vanuatu, both recorded over a 5 on the Richter scale.
Update 11:00 AM (PST):
Another Earthquake has also been reported by China News Net hitting central Mongolia with a measured 3.5 on the Richter scale within the city limits of Ulan Bator and just over a 5 at the epicenter.
Twitter has announced this morning that it would also appreciate if Tweeters keep the world up to date on any new developments through Twitter Storm Reports.
In follow-up to Could our earthquakes be linked to Solomon Islands disaster?
Current reports from the Earthquake Center have established that the most recent earthquake occurred at 5:24 AM PST in Central Alaska. This most recent quake was measured a only a 3.1 Magnitude, however hitting inland citizens in areas of Fairbanks, Cantwell, Hardin- Birch Lakes and Denali National Park, Alaska may either have slept right through it or felt a quiver as they got up to make their morning coffee.
Reported at 5:30 AM (PST), another earthquake has rocked the Pacific again. This time a 5.0 Magnitude has been reported by the Earthquake Hazards Program, just off the shores of eastern Papua New Guinea.
95 km (60 miles) NE of Lae, New Guinea, PNG
205 km (125 miles) ESE of Madang, New Guinea, PNG
380 km (235 miles) N of PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea
2445 km (1520 miles) NNW of BRISBANE, Queensland, Australia
Reports of earthquakes have been coming in repeatedly over the night from areas of Mexico, Indonesia and Papua New Guinea varying in Magnitude from 4 to the 5.2 that was reported only hours ago, off the shores of Indonesia.
A magnitude 6.5 earthquake rocked the Northern California city of Eureka on Saturday, snapping power lines, toppling chimneys, knocking down traffic signals, shattering windows and prompting the evacuation of at least one apartment building.
News reports are expected to elaborate as to damage caused by the many earthquakes that have been ransacking many areas of the world over last night and few days.
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