Tag: earthquake

Small Quake North of Birmingham

Small Quake North of Birmingham

| December 5, 2012 @ 1:11 pm

Late update… USGS has deleted this event after a review by a seismologist… Seems like it was related to mining. Steve Jones… Our quake expert… A small magnitude 2.5 earthquake was registered by the USGS earlier this morning at 16:01:05 UTC (10:01:05 am CST), in Alabama, east of the city of Jasper in extreme northern […]

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Small Walker County Quake This Morning

Small Walker County Quake This Morning

| November 19, 2012 @ 1:45 pm

From Steve Jones… our earthquake expert… A small magnitude 2.6 earthquake was registered earlier today at 15:20:10 UTC (9:20:10 am CST) in Alabama, at a location northwest of Birmingham, approximately 129 km (80 mi) from Huntsville. The quake focus was located at a depth of 1 km (0.6 mi) underground. There were no immediate reports […]

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Alabama’s Largest Quake

Alabama’s Largest Quake

| October 18, 2012 @ 9:40 pm

From Steve Jones of alabamaquake.com…. On this date in 1916, the largest earthquake in Alabama’s history struck in the Birmingham area. According to the USGS, “On the basis of the number of chimneys destroyed, the earthquake [shaking] was more severe in Irondale than in any other Alabama town between Easonville and Birmingham.” There were no […]

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Small East Alabama Shaker

Small East Alabama Shaker

| October 15, 2012 @ 2:26 pm

This is from Steve Jones in Huntsville…. our resident quake expert… A small magnitude 2.3 earthquake was registered by the USGS earlier today at 13:16:01 UTC (8:16:01 am CDT) in eastern Alabama near the city of Oxford, at a location approximately 137 km (88 mi) from Huntsville. The quake focus depth was located at a […]

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Costa Rica Quake Measured In Huntsville

Costa Rica Quake Measured In Huntsville

| September 5, 2012 @ 2:25 pm

A strong magnitude 7.6 earthquake struck this morning at 14:42:10 UTC (9:42:10 am CDT) in western Costa Rica at a location approximately 2719 km (1690 mi) from Huntsville. The quake focus was estimated at 40.8 km (25.4 mi) beneath the earth’s surface. There have been news reports of damages and utilities outages, and one fatality, […]

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4.0 Quake In SE Missouri

4.0 Quake In SE Missouri

| February 21, 2012 @ 8:19 am

The quake was measured nicely in Huntsville by Steve Jones… Steve writes… “A small regional earthquake occurred earlier this morning at 09:58:43 UTC (3:58:43 am CST) in southeastern Missouri, in the New Madrid Seismic Zone. The quake was measured at magnitude 4.0 by the USGS. News sources are reporting no major damage or injuries from […]

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Earthquake West Of Jasper

Earthquake West Of Jasper

| January 5, 2012 @ 10:31 am

A 2.9 earthquake was reported by the USGS between Jasper and Townley at 10:00… anyone feel it? See more details here…

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Small Bama Shaker

Small Bama Shaker

| November 25, 2011 @ 8:02 pm | 1 Reply

This is from Steve Jones… he writes… “James, I have posted at https://alabamaquake.com the seismogram from my Huntsville seismic station, of the magnitude 2.1 earthquake last night near Double Springs, and have attached that seismogram image here also. The first P waves reached Huntsville about 15 seconds following the event, and the first S (secondary) […]

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Small NW Alabama Quake

Small NW Alabama Quake

| November 25, 2011 @ 8:32 am | 1 Reply

A 2.1 quake happened this morning over Winston County between Addison and Double Springs… Details here from the USGS…

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