Solomon Islands, shaken by an earthquake with a magnitude of 6.6

A 6.6 magnitude earthquake occurred Monday near the Santa Cruz Islands, Solomon Islands in the Pacific, said the American Institute of Geological Survey, but was not issued any tsunami alert. The quake occurred at 15.00 (06.00 GMT) at a depth of 38 kilometers and 350 kilometers east of Kirakira, the main town on the large […]

4.0 earthquake strikes in US

Officials said Saturday they believe the latest earthquake activity in northeast Ohio is related to the injection of wastewater into the ground near a fault line, creating enough pressure to cause seismic activity. The brine wastewater comes from drilling operations that use the so-called fracking process to extract gas from underground shale. But Ohio Department […]