CALIFORNIA has been rocked by a fresh earthquake measuring 3.4 in magnitude while Alaska continues to be hit by mid-sized earthquakes after a 7.9 magitude earthquake struck off the coast of Alaska this week. Here are the latest news and updates.
New earthquakes have hit California and Alaska after seismic activity remains unpredictable along the San Andreas fault line.
The latest mid-sized earthquake to hit Alaska was a 5.1 magnitude shock south-east of Nikolski at 12.11am.
An earthquake measuring 3.4 magnitude struck El Ceritto, California at 12.47pm yesterday (4.47am local time).
A massive 7.9 magnitude earthquake hit 233km off Alaska on Tuesday, triggering a tsunami warning for Alaska and the US west coast.
3.30pm: Four small earthquakes hit California in just over an hour
Four mini quakes shook California in the last 80 minutes, data from USGC's live map shows.
The last and biggest one was a 2.3 magnitude earthquake 12km west-south-west of Durham at 3.24pm (7.24am local time).
The first one to hit was near Pine Valley, California at 2.07pm (6.07pm local time).
2pm: Hawaii rattled by small earthquake
The latest earthquake was in Hawaii, according to UCGS data.
The 2.2 quake at 1.41pm was recorded 22km north-east of Honaunau-Napoopoo, which sits at the west side of the island.
12.30pm: Two 4.4 quakes rock Panama and Dominican Republic
Panama and Quisqueya in the Dominican Republic have been hit by 4.4 magnitude earthquakes just 10 minutes apart.
Two mid-strength earthquakes, one 5.1 magnitude and the other 4.6 magnitude, have struck in and around Alaska over the last few hours as the region continues to be rocked by almost continuous earthquake activity.
The biggest quake struck 67km south-east of Nikolski, Alaska at 12.11am (4.11pm local time yesterday) followed by a 4.6 magnitude earthquake at 4.42am (8.42pm local time yesterday).
The most recent earthquake was 85km west-north-west of Skagway.