Earthquake today: Earthquakes strike California, Alaska, Indonesia and Japan today

EARTHQUAKES are not an uncommon occurrence in areas of seismic activity - 34 have been reported today alone. Here is the latest news.

The biggest quake to strike today was a magnitude 5.0, in Kainantu, Papua New Guinea, neighbouring the island archipelago Indonesia which is still reeling from a devastating earthquake in August.

Today's quake struck deep below the Earth’s surface, some 80 miles deep, meaning the impact to the surface was minimal.

Indonesia itself saw a quake near Abepura, registering at 4.6, which was too deep to wreak havoc.

Japan, which has seen a spate of deadly natural events...
source: Express

2018-09-24 21:23
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