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12 min ago | Greenwich Citizen

Task force seeks answers to earthquake increase

Supporters of the oil and gas industry are urging a three-member, governor-appointed task force to avoid jumping to conclusions in its study of whether man-made activity is causing a rise in earthquakes across south-central Kansas.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Oil & Gas, US Politics, Sam Brownback, US News, US Senate, Republican, Kansas, Geology, Science, US Governors

4 hrs ago | KREM-TV Spokane

Earthquake Early Warning coming to Washington

It's called "earthquake early warning" - a network of seismometers, computers and software designed to work together to give people time to brace for earthquake shaking.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Washington, CA, University of Washington

8 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

Earthquake: 4.3 quake strikes near Bodfish

A shallow magnitude 4.3 earthquake was reported Saturday morning eight miles from Bodfish, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey .

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Bodfish, CA, US Geological Survey, Technical Services, Geology, Science, Tehachapi, CA, Arvin, CA

12 hrs ago | Al Jazeera

Powerful earthquake rattles Mexico

A powerful 7.2-magnitude earthquake has rattled Mexico's capital and Pacific coast, shaking buildings, shattering windows and prompting people to rush into the street as power went out.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Geology, Science, World News, Mexico

16 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

6.9-magnitude earthquake hits off Papua New Guinea's Bougainville

A strong 6.9-magnitude earthquake struck off Papua New Guinea's Bougainville Island Saturday but there was no risk of a widespread tsunami, seismologists said.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Papua New Guinea, Oceania, World News, Tsunami, US Geological Survey, Technical Services, Geology, Science

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Star-Telegram.com

Mild earthquake felt in Dallas, Irving

There was a bit of rumbling but no damage reported from what the U.S. Geological Survey said was a 2.5-magnitude earthquake near the I-35E and Loop 12 split .

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

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Magnitude-7.2 earthquake shakes Mexican capital

A parked car suffered damage when a adobe wall collapsed on it after a strong earthquake shook Chilpancingo, Mexico, Friday morning, April 18, 2014.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, World News, Mexico, Geology, Science

WGAL-TV Lancaster

Magnitude-7.2 earthquake strikes Mexico

The quake occurred on the Pacific coast between the major resort towns of Acapulco and Zihuatanejo during Holy Week, when Mexicans traditionally flock to the beaches, and resorts typically run at full capacity.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, World News, Mexico, Tsunami, Autos

NWCN.com

Magnitude-7.5 earthquake shakes Mexican capital

A powerful earthquake shook central and southern Mexico on Friday. The U.S. Geological Survey calculated its magnitude at 7.5 and said it was centered near the Pacific resort of Acapulco, where many Mexicans are vacationing for the Easter holiday.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Geology, Science, World News, Mexico,

Click2Houston

7.5-magnitude earthquake strikes Mexico

The quake occurred on the Pacific Coast between the major resort towns of Acapulco and Zijuatanejo during Holy Week, when Mexicans traditionally flock to the beaches and resorts run at full capacity.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Mexico, World News

Witney Gazette

Repeat quake 'slightly bigger'

A 3.5-magnitude earthquake has struck the Rutland area of the East Midlands, the second tremor to hit the region in as many days.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Geology, Science, Leicestershire County, England, World News, United Kingdom,

Newsday

Second earthquake hits East Midlands

The British Geological Survey said early information showed a tremor of 3.5 magnitude just north of Oakham at about 07:50 BST.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Science, Geology

Thu Apr 17, 2014

KSWO

Restoration of historic building steps completed

St. Gregory's University in Shawnee says it has completed restoration work on the front steps of its historic Benedictine Hall, which was damaged by an earthquake in 2011.

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Los Angeles Times

Earthquake: 3.1 quake strikes near Currant, Nev.

A shallow magnitude 3.1 earthquake was reported Thursday afternoon 18 miles from Currant, Nev., according to the U.S. Geological Survey .

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

Nicaragua Dispatch

INETER: earthquakes moving from west to east

Nicaragua remains on high alert as Managua continues to shake and rattle. In the past eight hours, the Nicaraguan Institute of Territorial Studies has registered 19 additional earthquakes , 418 smaller tremors and thousands of aftershocks - all with epicenters between Momotombo and Apoyeque volcanos, on the northern side of Managua.

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Related Topix: Nicaragua, World News, Central America, Natural Disasters

Live Science

Earthquake Swarm Shakes Central Idaho

A magnitude-4.9 earthquake in central Idaho on Saturday was the biggest of three weeks of small to moderate temblors that have unnerved residents in this remote region of the Northwest.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, University of Utah, Sundance Film Festival, US National Parks, Yellowstone National Park

KMBC-TV

Texas town tighter than ever year after blast

That's why it hurt so much one year ago Thursday when an enormous explosion at a fertilizer plant claimed 15 lives while destroying 120 homes and damaging 200 others across 37 blocks, shattering windows well beyond that.

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Related Topix: Texas, Explosion, Natural Disasters

Blackpool Citizen

Earthquake rattles English region

The 3.2-magnitude earthquake, powered from a depth of 2.5 miles, struck the Oakham area of Rutland at 7.07am.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Leicestershire County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Science, Geology, Northamptonshire County, England,

Salisbury Journal

Britons woken up by earthquake

The 3.2-magnitude earthquake, powered from a depth of 2.5 miles, struck the Oakham area of Rutland at 7.07am.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Leicestershire County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Science, Geology, Northamptonshire County, England,

Sky News

Earthquake Shakes Rutland Residents Awake

One resident says she thought "a train had crashed at the back of us" as the her house was shaken by the tremor.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Leicestershire County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Entertainment

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