Coast Guard responds to 6.5 earthquake in Puerto Rico

Coast Guard responds to 6.5 earthquake in Puerto Rico
Coast Guard Air Station Borinquen MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Eric D. Woodall SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard is responding to a 6.5 magnitude earthquake and seismic activity registered Tuesday off the south and southwest coasts of Puerto Rico. All the ports in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands remain open until further notice. Currently, there is...

Coast Guard ready to respond after Anchorage earthquake

Coast Guard ready to respond after Anchorage earthquake
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Coast Guard Alaska units and personnel remain ready to respond after an earthquake Friday in Anchorage. Personnel from the Port of Alaska in Anchorage are currently assessing the facility for potential damage, and the Coast Guard is working with all its port partners to understand the extent of possible damage throughout the region. The Port of Anchorage remains open to inbound...

Coast Guard reports no injuries or major damage from Mexican earthquake

SAN DIEGO – The Coast Guard reports that there were no injuries or severe damage to Coast Guard assets, structures or facilities within the San Diego area, following a major earthquake Sunday afternoon.

Hawaii-based aircrews made a difference in Haiti

By Petty Officer 3rd Class Angela Henderson Honolulu – The 7.0 magnitude earthquake that shook Haiti Jan. 12, 2010, caused thousands of buildings to collapse in Port-au-Prince, trapping untold numbers, killing many and leaving more than one million people homeless. The quake was the worst in the region in more than 200 years. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0');...

U.S. Coast Guard advises Southern California of Tsunami, Storm

SAN DIEGO – The Coast Guard and National Weather Service advise San Diego County of severe marine weather resulting from an earthquake driven Tsunami and a cold front now sweeping across Southern California.

Coast Guard continues support in wake of Haiti earthquake – Jan 14 Update

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Coast Guard, the first Department of Homeland Security agency to provide assistance to Haiti following Tuesday’s earthquake, continues to provide support Thursday to the U.S. Government’s humanitarian assistance and disaster response efforts.

Coast Guard Evacuates U.S. Embassy Personnel – Video

PORT-au-Prince, HAITI – A Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater, Fla., based Coast Guard C-130 aircrew evacuates members of the U.S. Embassy in Port-au-Prince, Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2009, a day after a 7.0 magnitude earthquake devastates the region. The evacuation was part of the U.S. governments continued humanitarian assistance and disaster response efforts. U.S. Coast Guard video by Petty Officer...

Coast Guard responds to devastation in Haiti with multiple aircraft and cutters

MIAMI – The U.S. Coast Guard continued to provide support, Wednesday, to the U.S. Government’s humanitarian assistance and disaster response efforts after the devastating earthquake in Haiti.   Drawing on assets from as far away as Michigan, the Coast Guard has devoted 3 HC-130 Hercules aircraft, 1 HC-144A Ocean Sentry aircraft, 1 HU-25 Falcon jet, 3 MH-60 Jayhawk helicopters, 2 MH-65...

Coast Guard ready to respond to Haiti in wake of massive earthquake

MIAMI – Coast Guard officials in Miami have mobilized cutters and aircraft to positions in close proximity to Haiti to render humanitarian assistance as needed.