Archive for August, 2013

The Great NorthEast ShakeOut!

August 21, 2013

shakeoutFEMA is sponsoring The Great NorthEast ShakeOut!

“Mark your calendars! Millions of people worldwide will Drop, Cover, and Hold On at 10:17 a.m. on October 17th.

You are invited to join them by participating in the 2013 Great NorthEast ShakeOut!

Last year more than 19.4 million people were registered in Great ShakeOut earthquake drills worldwide. Participating is a great way for your family or organization to be prepared to survive and recover quickly from big earthquakes.

shakeout2013 is the first year that Northeast states will be organized as an Official ShakeOut Region. Maine, Massachusetts, and Pennsylvania are organizing statewide recruitment efforts of schools, organizations, and individuals. FEMA and the Northeast States Emergency Consortium are coordinating recruitment across the entire region.”

Click on the link below to learn about how you can participate:

Magnitude 6.2 – 13km NNW of San Marcos, Mexico – August 21, 2013

August 21, 2013

IPL_Mexico_NESN_082113USGS Earthquake Summary

Location:  16.917°N,  -99.381°W

depth=20km (12.4mi)

Event Time: 2013-08-21 12:38:30 UTC

P wave arrival at our BC-ESP seismographs: 12:45:21.3 UTC

Magnitude 6.6 – 102km WSW of Mutis, Colombia – August 13, 2013

August 14, 2013

Colombia_081313USGS Earthquake Summary

Location:  5.757°N 78.200°W

depth=10km (6.2mi)

Event Time: 2013-08-13 15:43:14 UTC