California earthquake LIVE: Latest update along San Andreas fault as series of shocks hit

California earthquake LIVE: Latest update along San Andreas fault as series of shocks hit

CALIFORNIA has been rocked by a fresh earthquake measuring 3.4 in magnitude while Alaska continues to be hit by mid-sized earthquakes after a 7.9 magitude earthquake struck off the coast of Alaska this week. Here are the latest news and updates.

Quake strikes off California
  • New earthquakes have hit California and Alaska after seismic activity remains unpredictable along the San Andreas fault line.
  • The latest mid-sized earthquake to hit Alaska was a 5.1 magnitude shock south-east of Nikolski at 12.11am.
  • An earthquake measuring 3.4 magnitude struck El Ceritto, California at 12.47pm yesterday (4.47am local time).
  • A massive 7.9 magnitude earthquake hit 233km off Alaska on Tuesday, triggering a tsunami warning for Alaska and the US west coast.

Here is the latest news and updates on the Californian and Alaskan earthquakes (all times in GMT).

Recent earthquakes are shown by the red dotsQUAKES

Recent earthquakes are shown by the red dots

3.30pm: Four small earthquakes hit California in just over an hourFour mini quakes shook California in the last 80 minutes, data from USGC’s live map shows.

The last and biggest one was a 2.3 magnitude earthquake 12km west-south-west of Durham at 3.24pm (7.24am local time).

The first one to hit was near Pine Valley, California at 2.07pm (6.07pm local time).

California earthquake live: USGS map latest quakesUSGS

The red dots show earthquakes that have happened in the last two hours

2pm: Hawaii rattled by small earthquakeThe latest earthquake was in Hawaii, according to UCGS data.

The 2.2 quake at 1.41pm was recorded 22km north-east of Honaunau-Napoopoo, which sits at the west side of the island.

12.30pm: Two 4.4 quakes rock Panama and Dominican Republic

Panama and Quisqueya in the Dominican Republic have been hit by 4.4 magnitude earthquakes just 10 minutes apart.

Panama, which was rocked by a strong earthquake yesterday, was the first affected with the medium-sized quake landing 54km east-south-east of Pedasi, Panama, at 12.09pm (4.09am local time).

At 12.19pm (4.19am local time) another 4.4 magnitude earthquake struck 8km north-east of Quisqueya.

The municipality is in the San Pedro de Macorís province in the Dominican Republic and is home to just under 25,000 people…….More Here

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