Articles tagged with: earthquake

12 May 2015

Another powerful earthquake shakes Nepal

Posted in U.S. & World News

Sangachowk, Nepal --- Another powerful earthquake shook Nepal Tuesday, May 12th, sending panicked people out into the streets.  The 7.4 magnitude quake comes just weeks after a devastating quake ki ...

06 November 2014

Earthquake swarm near Lakeview becomes more active

Posted in Regional

Lakeview, Ore. --- An earthquake swarm located 40 miles southeast of Lakeview is becoming more active.Scientists in Oregon, Washington and Nevada have released an update on the intense-swarm in nort ...

02 October 2014

Earthquake task force recommendations for Oregon

Posted in Local, Regional

Medford, Ore. -- A new state plan calls for hundreds of millions of dollars to strengthen critical Oregon infrastructure in advance of the big one. The "Oregon Resilience Task Force" says the state ...

25 September 2014

Magnitude-6.2 earthquake shakes Alaska, no tsunami expected

Posted in U.S. & World News

Anchorage, Alaska --- (NBC News) A magnitude-6.2 earthquake shook parts of southern Alaska Thursday, including the state's largest city, but authorities said no tsunami activity is expected. The qua ...

04 September 2014

Small earthquake at Mt. Hood

Posted in Regional

Portland, Ore. -- The U. S. Geological Survey recorded a small quake early Thursday at Mount Hood. The quake at 1:52 this morning was a magnitude 2.6 at a depth of about two miles. http://earthquak ...

26 April 2014

Preparing for the big one

Posted in Local

Ashland, Ore. -- Saturday local volunteers got a first hand look at what the Rogue Valley could look like when a large scale earthquake strikes. Ashland's Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) to ...

17 April 2014

Earthquake conference focuses on Southern Oregon

Posted in Local, Regional

Medford, Ore. -- Could the "big one" be coming for Oregon? A big earthquake, the topic of a big discussion Thursday. Dr. Althea Rizzo with the Oregon Office of Emergency Management spoke about how ...

17 March 2014

Shaky wake-up

Posted in U.S. & World News

Los Angeles, Calif. -- (NBC News)  An early morning earthquake sent shock waves across Los Angeles. The 4.4 magnitude jolt woke up many and sent others running for cover, but luckily no damage or i ...

10 March 2014

Why coastal earthquake did not cause tsunami

Written by Kyle Aevermann, Posted in Local, Regional

Medford, Ore. -- A significant earthquake shook the coast of northern California Sunday night, with tremors felt as far as Grants Pass and Mt. Shasta  It hit 50-miles west of Eureka at 10:18 pm ...

09 March 2014

6.9 magnitude earthquake hits northern California Coast

Posted in Local

Eureka, Cali. -- At about 10:18 Sunday night, the USGS reported a 6.9 magnitude earthquake struck off the Northern California coast about 50 miles west of Eureka. NBC 5 News received calls into the ...