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2 hrs ago | News9 Oklahoma City

Small Earthquake Rumbles In Payne County

The 3.2 magnitude quake struck around 5:20 p.m. The epicenter of the earthquake was located seven miles west, northwest of Yale, or about 59 miles northeast of the Oklahoma City metro, at a depth of less than two miles.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Payne County, OK, Yale, OK, Oklahoma City, OK, Geology, Science

4 hrs ago | Canada.com

'Weak' earthquake rattles Pembroke area

In this 1963 file photo, American seismologist Charles Francis Richter, who developed the first widely used seismic magnitude scale in 1935, studies earthquake tremors in his laboratory in Pasadena, Ca., in 1963.

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9 hrs ago | The Press On-Line

Flight bill soars for Canty quake bureaucrats

Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority staff have flown between Christchurch and Wellington more than 7200 times since 2011, spending more than $1.8 million on flights.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, New Zealand Travel, Travel, Wellington, New Zealand Travel, Pacific Travel

13 hrs ago | Post and Courier

Did you feel it? 1.9-earthquake reported near Ladson Saturday night

The epicenter was about three miles south-southwest of Ladson and five miles south-southeast of Summerville.

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Related Topix: Ladson, SC, Natural Disasters, Summerville, SC

16 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz

Accountant claims surplus result of 'clever accounting'

The Government has promised the country a wafer-thin $372 million surplus this year, but quake-affected Christchurch accountant Cameron Preston doubts there would be one without clever accounting for the costs of the Canterbury rebuild.

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20 hrs ago | The Press On-Line

Shihad shares profits with quake fund

SINGING FOR GOOD: Shihad will donate their profit share from a pay-per-view performance to the Earthquake Recovery Fund.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Natural Disasters

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Southeast telecom services being restored after earthquake outage

Late Friday night, Alaska Communications cell phones in Juneau began blinking to life as recovery from an earthquake outage began for the company's telecommunications services throughout Southeast Alaska.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Alaska Communications Systems Group, Cable & Satellite, Telecom, Juneau, AK

Free Republic

Why Is Wal-Mart Preparing For A Major Earthquake On The New Madrid Fault?

Buried in a Wall Street Journal article from about a week ago was a startling piece of information.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, US Geological Survey, Technical Services, Geology, Science, Missouri

Live Science

Next 'Big Earthquake' in SoCal Might Be Mid-Sized

The next big earthquake in Southern California could be smaller than expected, according to researchers who are rewriting the history of earthquakes on the San Andreas Fault.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, California, Geology, Science, US Geological Survey, Technical Services, Pasadena, CA

APRN

Earthquake Felt in Southeast Alaska, No Tsunami Expected

Revised figures from the Alaska Earthquake Information Center put the quake's magnitude at 5.9. It struck about 97 miles west of Juneau at a depth of about 6 miles.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Tsunami, Juneau, AK

WFMZ-TV Allentown

History's Headlines: Allentown couple caught in 1906 earthquake

Very few people in the Lehigh Valley in the early 20th century were lucky enough to afford a cross-country vacation.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Bellingham Herald

2.8 earthquake near Duvall felt east of Seattle

The U. S. Geological Survey reports the 2.8 magnitude quake occurred at 1:05 a.m. Friday and was shallow at a depth of about half a mile.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Geology, Science

ABC15.com

Earthquakes occur in 4 parts of Alaska

Areal Flood Advisory issued July 25 at 4:47PM MST expiring July 25 at 7:45PM MST in effect for: Yavapai Blowing Dust Advisory issued July 25 at 4:46PM MST expiring July 25 at 9:00PM MST in effect for: Maricopa Blowing Dust Advisory issued July 25 at 4:46PM MST expiring July 25 at 9:00PM MST in effect for: Maricopa, Pinal Dust Storm Warning issued ... (more)

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Prince George Citizen

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The chief designer of the new, $6.4 billion eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge says more than 2,000 bolts and rods on the span that have been called into question are safe and can remain in place, a newspaper reported.

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ABC News

Earthquakes Occur in 3 Parts of Alaska

Several earthquakes, including a 5.9 magnitude one, occurred around the same location early Friday in southeast Alaska.

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Federal Computer Week

USGS shakes up earthquake maps

Eastern and Midwestern states face greater earthquake damage potential that previously thought, according to new data added to the U.S. Geological Survey's seismic hazard maps.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Geology, Science, National Institute of Standards and Technology, US National Parks, Washington Monument

News9 Oklahoma City

3.3 Magnitude Earthquake Recorded Near Helena

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, this earthquake was recorded at 11:56 p.m. Its epicenter was located six miles north, northeast of Helena, 26 miles northwest of Enid, and 89 miles north, northwest of Oklahoma City.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, US Geological Survey, Technical Services, Geology, Science

Sun-Star

Magnitude 5.4 quake jolts typhoon-hit Leyte

A week after Typhoon Glenda barreled through Southern Leyte, a magnitude 5.4 earthquake struck the province at 7:57 a.m. Friday.

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ABS-CBN News

Magnitude 5.4 quake jolts S. Leyte

A magnitude-5.4 earthquake jolted Hinundayan in Southern Leyte Friday morning and affected several areas in the Visayas, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

The City Wire

Geologist: Fort Smith, Northwest Arkansas should prep for earthquakes

Fort Smith and Northwest Arkansas areas do not sit on or near regularly active fault lines, but residents in the regions should pay attention to a new hazard map issued by the United States Geological Survey.

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Related Topix: Arkansas, Fort Smith, AR, Geology, Science, Blytheville, AR, Mississippi County, AR, Natural Disasters

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