Latest Earthquake Updates in the United States: Official Reports from USGS

2023-08-22 04:15:04

Latest news on the tremors in the United States today, Tuesday August 22, according to the official report of the United States Geological Survey (USGS).

Follow the updates in real time of the latest earthquakes registered in the United States today, Tuesday August 22, confirmed with the official reports of the -United States Geological Survey in Spanish- from its offices located in Reston (Virginia), Denver (Colorado) and Menlo Park (California). With the support of the National Earthquake Information Center (National Center for Seismic Information), located in Golden (Colorado), this institution is in charge of offering exact data on the epicenter and magnitude of tremors -or earthquakes- both in its territory and in the rest of the world.

According to the USGS, the states with the highest seismic incidence in the United States are found in the states of Alaska, Arkansas, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Kentucky, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, South Carolina, Tennessee, Utah, Washington and Wyoming.

There is a greater probability that the inhabitants of the state of California experience continuous earthquakes due to the geographic faults of the cities of San José, Vallejo and San Diego.

The strongest earthquake recorded in the United States of America dates back to 1964 and had the Alaska region as its epicenter, with a magnitude of 9.2 on the Richter scale. The earthquake also triggered a tsunami with more casualties and destruction.

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