December 2015 – RENO, NV – A series of more than 30 earthquakes that rattled the Reno area over the past two days occurred on the most significant fault structure in the area, and scientists are monitoring for potentially bigger shock waves to follow, experts said Wednesday.
The quakes began Tuesday evening and continued into Wednesday morning. The largest — a magnitude-4.4 late Tuesday — shook homes and businesses in a 300-square-mile area near the Nevada-California line. No significant damage was reported. –CBS News
Jakarta, Indonesia: An earthquake measuring 5.9 on the Richter Scale rocked Indonesia`s Maluku province on Friday, the Meteorology and Geophysics Agency said here.
The quake occurred at 6.11 a.m. (local time) and had its epicenter 242 km northwest of Maluku Tenggara Barat with a depth of 117 km under sea bed, an official told Xinhua. No casualty was reported. Indonesia is prone to quake as it lies on the vulnerable “Pacific Ring of Fire.” –Zee News