Today’s Earthquake Fact
Moonquakes ("earthquakes" on the moon) do occur, but they happen less frequently and have smaller magnitudes than earthquakes on the Earth. It appears they are related to the tidal stresses associated with the varying distance between the Earth and Moon. They also occur at great depth, about halfway between the surface and the center of the moon.
Today in Earthquake History
July 6, 1990
M 5.5, Java – At least 103 people injured and about 10,300 houses, mosques and public buildings damaged or destroyed in the… Read More