5.1 magnitude earthquake strikes near Oklahoma City

(OKLAHOMA) -- A 5.1 magnitude earthquake shook parts of Oklahoma late Friday night, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.The earthquake's rating would tie it for the fourth largest rating in state history.The epicenter of the earthquake, located just northwest of Prague in Lincoln County,... Read More.

Rare earthquake rattles Queens, Roosevelt Island

(NEW YORK) -- Residents of Queens were awakened by a rare earthquake in New York City on Tuesday morning.A magnitude 1.7 earthquake shook the borough of Queens, centered in the neighborhood of Astoria, at about 5:45 a.m., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. It... Read More.

Rare 5.2 earthquake jolts West Texas

(MENTONE, Texas) -- A rare earthquake stronger than magnitude 5.0 on the Richter Scale struck a remote area of West Texas early Wednesday, rattling homes and jolting residents awake, officials said.The 5.3 magnitude quake occurred at 3:27 a.m. local time and its epicenter was... Read More.

Magnitude 5.6 earthquake hits Nepal: USGS

(NEPAL) -- A strong magnitude 5.6 earthquake struck Nepal just before midnight on Friday.The U.S. Geological Survey said the 5.6 magnitude quake had a depth of 17.9 kilometers (11.12 miles) near the mountain town of Jumla.This is a developing story. Please check back for... Read More.

Considering Earthquake Insurance? – What To Know

In the wake of the recent Great Shakeout earthquake drill and the recent 4.3 magnitude earthquake near Port Townsend, some are asking about earthquake insurance. There is some key information to know.First, both homeowners and renters insurance do not cover earthquake damage. A separate... Read More.

Strong earthquake hits western Afghanistan

(LONDON) -- A powerful 6.3-magnitude earthquake struck western Afghanistan early Sunday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.The quake, which was centered about 30 kilometers (18 miles) north-northwest of Herāt, followed a series of powerful tremors that killed more than a thousand."This earthquake was preceded by... Read More.