U.S. Seismicity Reaches All-Time High

EarthquakeFrom: Fire Earth

1,213 earthquakes strike the U.S. in the 7 days leading to the 4th of July

At least 1,213 earthquakes of all magnitudes have struck the United States and Puerto Rico in the seven-day period to the 4th of July 2015.

The quakes have occurred across 19 States—Alabama, Alaska, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, New Hampshire, Oklahoma, Oregon, Tennessee, Texas, Oklahoma, Utah, Virginia, Washington, Wyoming—and Puerto Rico.

The global total for the period was 1,314. Continue reading