LOS ANGELES (LALATE) – Earthquakes today 2014 have hit California, Oregon and Oklahoma. But internationally, Greece, New Zealand, and Indonesia have suffered moderate quakes today as well. The surge of quakes for March 7, 2014 began in morning hours.
The latest round of earthquakes internationally today 3/7/14 started before sunrise locally. First, a 5.0 magnitude quake hit northeast of Raoul Island, New Zealand. But the quake was substantially far out to sea. Thereafter, a 5.3 magnitude quake hit Indonesia. Reps tell news that the quake stated twenty-nine miles north of Kuripan, Indonesia. While the quake was on land, its epicenter was deep, roughly seventy-three miles below ground level.
Finally, reps tell news that locally in Greece tonight a 4.6 magnitude quake has struck. But that quake was roughly eight miles out to sea. It was west of Pylos and thirty-three miles west of Kalamata. The quake had a moderate depth, roughly thirty-five miles below sea level.
Domestically, a series of quakes have hit today near Searles Valley, California. The latest started just before 10 am PST today and posted a nominal depth, roughly four miles below ground level. The quake was seventy-four miles west of Barstow and thirty miles north of Ridgecrest.
Elsewhere today a 3.1 magnitude quake hit southeast of Medford, Oklahoma today at 8:20 am local time while a 3.0 hit west of Bandon, Oregon at 5:35 am PST today.