Cannon airman returns from devastated Haiti

Courtesy photo: Airman 1st Class Mike Cooksey Children look for a place to sleep following a devastating earthquake. Airman 1st Class Mike Cooksey returned to Cannon Air Force Base on Jan. 17 from Haiti where he had gone on leave to help a friend who was there on a mission. By Greg Allen: 27th SOW […]

Seismic presentation set

CNJ Staff A seismic engineer from Albuquerque will host a presentation on earthquakes and New Mexico volcanoes 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Clovis Carver Public Library. Leo Sandoval is one of four scientists hosting presentations in five New Mexico communities. Titled EarthScope: Taking the Earth’s Pulse, the presentation is part of a New Mexico Museum […]

Earthquakes have even shaken Clovis

Don McAlavy: Local Columnist Clovis recorded earthquakes in 1925, 1931 and 1935. At 5:17 a.m., July 30, 1925, Clovis felt a tremor originating from an earthquake which registered 4.2 on the Richter scale. Its epicenter was just northeast of Amarillo. Clovis felt two distinct shocks in 30 seconds. Buildings were badly shaken and dishes were […]