Archive for August, 2012

Magnitude 6.8 – Mid-Atlantic Ridge, North of Iceland – August 30, 2012

August 31, 2012

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

Magnitude 7.3 – EL SALVADOR, Magnitude 5.1 – NICARAGUA, Magnitude 5.0 – MEXICO – August 27, 2012

August 28, 2012

BC-ESP seismographs recorded the following earthquakes on August 27, 2012:

Magnitude 7.3 – 111km S of Puerto El Triunfo, El Salvador
Magnitude 5.1 – 113km SW of Jiquilillo, Nicaragua
Magnitude 5.0 – 84km SSW of Puerto Penasco, Mexico

“Some minor shaking was reported (in El Salvador). There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries.
A tsunami warning was issued by the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center for El Salvador and the neighboring countries of Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Honduras, Guatemala, Panama and Mexico.
A small wave caused by the quake was recorded at Acajutla, El Salvador, measuring about 10 centimeters (4 inches).”
Published by CNN.com

For more info on these earthquakes, go to US Geological Survey report.

The seismogram below was recorded at Weston Public Library, Weston, MA.

Magnitudes 5.5 and 5.3 – SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA, Magnitude 6.6 – MOLUCCA SEA – August 26, 2012

August 27, 2012

BC-ESP seismographs recorded the magnitudes 5.5 and 5.3 SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA earthquakes and the magnitude 6.6 MOLUCCA SEA earthquake on August 26, 2012.

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

The seismogram below was recorded at Ipswich Public Library, Ipswich, MA.