Earthquakes Rock The United States

Bridget Mulroy
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The United States was hit with more than 1700 earthquakes in the last week. 1713 to be exact, according to USGS.

The earthquakes mentioned below have been documented by USGS, CalTech, EarthquakeTrack, Pacific Northwest Seismic Network, and Alaska Earthquake Observatory– all credible and globally recognized seismic activity monitoring systems. UTC is an abbreviation for Coordinated Universal Time.

Magnitude 5.3 Earthquake Struck the Rat Islands Region of the Aleutian Islands in Alaska: On 5 November 2023 at 1:27 PM UTC, a magnitude 5.3 earthquake struck Alaska at a depth of 81 km.

Magnitude 5.0 Earthquake Struck 129 km East Southeast of Atka, Alaska: On 3 November 2023 at 6:47 AM UTC, a magnitude 5.0 earthquake struck Atka, Alaska, at a depth of 10.7 km.

Magnitude 4.6 Earthquake Struck 131 km South Southeast of Attu Station, Alaska: On 4 November 2023 at 3:33 AM UTC, a magnitude 4.6 earthquake struck Attu Station, Alaska, at a depth of 10 km.

Magnitude 4.1 Earthquake Struck 20 km North of Stanton, Texas: On 4 November 2023 at 11:39 PM UTC, a magnitude 4.1 earthquake struck Stanton, Texas, at a depth of 6.7 km.

Magnitude 4.0 Earthquake Struck 7 km East Southeast of Ojai, California: On 3 November 2023 at 8:12 PM UTC, a magnitude 4.0 earthquake struck Ojai, California, at a depth of 6.9 km.

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Hi, I’m Bridget. I’m based in Red Bank, New Jersey, Calabasas, California, & Manhattan, New York. I cover geology, seismology, botany, biology, & community news. USGS Verified ✅

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