3/11/2013 — Illinois fracking Earthquake — Gulf of Mexico salt dome earthquake — California volcano swarm

california gulf of mexico new madrid mar 11 2013

 

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Illinois — 2.7M earthquake on the flank of one of Illinois larger fracking operations:

fracking illinoisa final

http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/recenteqsww/Quakes/usb000finp.php

Earthquake Details

  • This event has been reviewed by a seismologist.
Magnitude 2.7
Date-Time
Location 38.038°N, 88.730°W
Depth 5 km (3.1 miles)
Region ILLINOIS
Distances 17 km (10 miles) ENE of Benton, Illinois
34 km (21 miles) SSE of Mount Vernon, Illinois
37 km (22 miles) NE of Herrin, Illinois
38 km (23 miles) NNE of Marion, Illinois

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Off the coast of Louisiana — among the salt dome complexes — a 2.9M earthquake at the depth of the domes

gulf of mexico earthquake salt dome mar 11 2013

http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/recenteqsww/Quakes/us2013mqa8.php

Earthquake Details

  • This event has been reviewed by a seismologist.
Magnitude 2.9
Date-Time
Location 27.610°N, 91.962°W
Depth 10 km (6.2 miles) set by location program
Region GULF OF MEXICO
Distances 231 km (143 miles) SSW of Dulac, Louisiana
242 km (150 miles) SSW of Morgan City, Louisiana
251 km (155 miles) SSW of Houma, Louisiana
252 km (156 miles) SSW of Bayou Cane, Louisiana

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Salton Sea (southern California) Active Volcano — having a minor earthquake swarm near “Nicholas Spring”–  largest earthquake so far– a 4.7M followed by multiple 2.0 and 1.0 aftershocks

salton sea volcano spring earthquake march 11 2013a

http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/recenteqsww/Quakes/ci15296281.php

Earthquake Details

  • This event has been reviewed by a seismologist.
Magnitude 4.7
Date-Time
Location 33.502°N, 116.457°W
Depth 13.1 km (8.1 miles)
Region SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
Distances
  • 21 km (13 miles) ESE (106°) from Anza, CA
  • 24 km (15 miles) SW (218°) from La Quinta, CA
  • 26 km (16 miles) SSW (198°) from Palm Desert, CA
  • 36 km (23 miles) S (169°) from Palm Springs, CA
  • 103 km (64 miles) NE (38°) from San Diego, CA

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More on the Salton Sea active volcanic complex:

https://sincedutch.wordpress.com/?s=salton+sea&submit=Search

salton sea butte

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