Tag: United States Geological Survey

NEWS BRIEF: 7/8/2019

A intense earthquake with a magnitude of 7.1 rocked Ridgecrest, a Mojave Desert town,  on Friday night leaving structural damage and injuries in its wake. It has become the largest earthquake in two decades. 

Ring of fire rattles the Pacific Rim from California to Chile

Evenings are spent relaxing from a hard days work: not cowering under a table or desk while an earthquake rattles the world around you. The recent Californian, Chilean and Panamanian quakes the ring of fire produced brought people to this level of fear in their homes.