Archive for February, 2010

Magnitude 8.8 – Chile – February 27, 2010

February 27, 2010

The BC-ESP recorded the magnitude 8.8 earthquake that occurred in Chile on February 27, 2010.

For more info on this earthquake, go to US Geological Survey report.

Coordinates of earthquake: -35.846°S, -72.719°W

For a news report on this earthquake and video footage, click here.

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Magnitude 6.0 – TONGA REGION – February 22, 2010

February 22, 2010

The BC-ESP recorded the surface waves from a magnitude 6.0 earthquake from the Tonga Region, on February 22, 2010.

For more info on this earthquake, go to US Geological Survey report.

Coordinates of earthquake: -23.723°S, -175.981°W

Magnitude 5.9 – OFFSHORE NORTHERN CALIFORNIA – February 4, 2010

February 4, 2010

The BC-ESP recorded a magnitude 5.9 earthquake offshore Northern California, on February 4, 2010.

For more info on this earthquake, go to US Geological Survey report.

Coordinates of earthquake: 40.431°N, -124.929°W