Interesting Facts..

The 2004 earthquake that occurred in the Indian Ocean near Sumatra, Indonesia triggered a series of tsunamis that killed over 200000 people in 14 countries.

A magnitude 7 or higher can destroy a city.

Steel, reinforced concrete and wood are good building materials for an earthquake resistant house because they flex somewhat without breaking. Family homes built completely out of brick are not as safe because they can break apart easily.

An earthquake can trigger a volcano to erupt.

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Latest Earthquakes in North America

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MapMagnitudeDistance Direction Country/ContinentLatitude Longitude Date/Time
 Map 7.00 km (4.35 mi) W of Cobb, California 0.6 ML 7.00 km
4.35 mi
W of Cobb, California United States of America
North America
38.8235 -122.812 August 23,2014
17:21:16 UTC
 Map 3.00 km (1.86 mi) ESE of Big Lake, Alaska 1.8 ML 3.00 km
1.86 mi
ESE of Big Lake, Alaska United States of America
North America
61.5063 -149.8941 August 23,2014
17:33:52 UTC
 Map 32.00 km (19.88 mi) W of Anchor Point, Alaska 2.6 ML 32.00 km
19.88 mi
W of Anchor Point, Alaska United States of America
North America
59.7963 -152.4046 August 23,2014
17:37:26 UTC
 Map 51.00 km (31.69 mi) S of Lone Pine, California 0.9 ML 51.00 km
31.69 mi
S of Lone Pine, California United States of America
North America
36.1483333 -117.967 August 23,2014
17:41:56 UTC
 Map 7.00 km (4.35 mi) E of Big Bear City, California 3. ML 7.00 km
4.35 mi
E of Big Bear City, California United States of America
North America
34.2513351 -116.7623367 August 23,2014
17:42:22 UTC
 Map 32.00 km (19.88 mi) SSW of Ferndale, California 1.9 ML 32.00 km
19.88 mi
SSW of Ferndale, California United States of America
North America
40.3046684 -124.4126663 August 23,2014
17:55:5 UTC
 Map 19.00 km (11.81 mi) S of Progreso, Mexico 2.3 ML 19.00 km
11.81 mi
S of Progreso, Mexico United States of America
North America
32.4055 -115.5466667 August 23,2014
17:57:25 UTC
 Map 50.00 km (31.07 mi) W of Anchorage, Alaska 1.2 ML 50.00 km
31.07 mi
W of Anchorage, Alaska United States of America
North America
61.1744 -150.8294 August 23,2014
16:11:17 UTC
 Map 25.00 km (15.53 mi) SW of Coalinga, California 0.3 ML 25.00 km
15.53 mi
SW of Coalinga, California United States of America
North America
35.9855 -120.5758 August 23,2014
16:30:20 UTC
 Map 2.00 km (1.24 mi) NNE of The Geysers, California 1.7 ML 2.00 km
1.24 mi
NNE of The Geysers, California United States of America
North America
38.7952 -122.748 August 23,2014
16:49:28 UTC
 Map 30.00 km (18.64 mi) SE of Hawthorne, Nevada 0.6 ML 30.00 km
18.64 mi
SE of Hawthorne, Nevada United States of America
North America
38.3727 -118.3373 August 23,2014
16:53:4 UTC
 Map 53.00 km (32.93 mi) E of Cape Yakataga, Alaska 1.1 ML 53.00 km
32.93 mi
E of Cape Yakataga, Alaska United States of America
North America
60.0636 -141.478 August 23,2014
15:22:43 UTC
 Map 7.00 km (4.35 mi) NW of The Geysers, California 0.8 ML 7.00 km
4.35 mi
NW of The Geysers, California United States of America
North America
38.8127 -122.8242 August 23,2014
15:33:49 UTC
 Map 49.00 km (30.45 mi) ESE of Whittier, Alaska 1.7 ML 49.00 km
30.45 mi
ESE of Whittier, Alaska United States of America
North America
60.5678 -147.8712 August 23,2014
15:36:2 UTC
 Map 62.00 km (38.53 mi) ENE of Cape Yakataga, Alaska 1.3 ML 62.00 km
38.53 mi
ENE of Cape Yakataga, Alaska United States of America
North America
60.218 -141.3522 August 23,2014
15:45:50 UTC
 Map 37.00 km (22.99 mi) N of Valdez, Alaska 1.4 ML 37.00 km
22.99 mi
N of Valdez, Alaska United States of America
North America
61.4639 -146.3864 August 23,2014
15:45:55 UTC
 Map 7.00 km (4.35 mi) ESE of Redwood Valley, California 2.4 ML 7.00 km
4.35 mi
ESE of Redwood Valley, California United States of America
North America
39.2437 -123.1242 August 23,2014
16:7:45 UTC
 Map 7.00 km (4.35 mi) ESE of Redwood Valley, California 2.2 ML 7.00 km
4.35 mi
ESE of Redwood Valley, California United States of America
North America
39.2442 -123.1248 August 23,2014
14:16:40 UTC
 Map 52.00 km (32.31 mi) S of Lone Pine, California 1.3 ML 52.00 km
32.31 mi
S of Lone Pine, California United States of America
North America
36.139 -117.9751667 August 23,2014
14:20:32 UTC
 Map 69.00 km (42.87 mi) NE of Johnstonville, California 1.7 ML 69.00 km
42.87 mi
NE of Johnstonville, California United States of America
North America
40.8945 -120.1067 August 23,2014
14:24:54 UTC