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3 min ago | WorthyNews

Increased Earthquake Risk Along New Madrid Fault, USGS says

The U.S. Geological Survey updated their seismic hazards map last week, and identified states along the New Madrid fault has the potential for larger and more powerful earthquakes.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Geology, Science, Louisville, KY

4 hrs ago | The Press On-Line

Quake-prone centre 'unsafe to occupy'

FURTHER DAMAGE FOUND: CDHB chief executive David Meates said the centre was one of the organisation's 30 earthquake-prone buildings.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Inside Bay Area

Alameda: New fire station before City Council

The $5 million needed to pay for the design and construction of a new fire station to serve the center of the Island will come from a mix of one-time funds, an internal loan and external financing under a plan that the City Council will consider Tuesday.


Related Topix: Alameda, CA, Natural Disasters

Gary Oldman Relives Northridge Earthquake Terror On Chat Show

The actor was shooting Murder in the First when the shaker hit at 4.31am on 17 January - and he and his castmates had to dash for their lives from the set.


Related Topix: Murder in the First, Drama Movies, Natural Disasters, Thriller, Celebrities, Gary Oldman

Orion CEO's pay rise 'unacceptable'

It was reported today the boss of the council-owned electricity lines company had received a 30 per cent pay rise in the past year.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters

The Pitch

Earthquakes in Kansas? The Sunflower State has a case of the shakes

Midwesterners are being reminded almost weekly now that earthquakes aren't just for Californians.


Related Topix: Kansas, Kansas City, KS, Natural Disasters

The Press On-Line

Quake refugee's career takes off

ON SONG: Soprano Rebecca Nelson has come a long way since busking on Nelson's Trafalgar St after leaving quake-ravaged Christchurch.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Oceania, New Zealand, World News


Oil company geologist to talk Okla. earthquakes

A geologist with one of the country's largest independent oil producers will talk about the recent uptick in earthquake activity in Oklahoma.


Related Topix: Geology, Science, Natural Disasters, Oklahoma, Oklahoma Government


Earthquake jolts Azerbaijan's Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic

The earthquake occurred in the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic , the Republican Seismological Service Center of the National Academy of Sciences of Azerbaijan said on July 23. The earthquake was recorded at 05:17 local time on July 23. The epicenter was 19 kilometers northwest of the city of Nakhchivan, Sharur region, according to the report.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters

Tue Jul 22, 2014

KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

Earthquake blamed for concrete wall that fell on volunteer

A concrete wall at a Stillwater animal shelter fell on top of a volunteer over the weekend, shortly after an earthquake.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters

News9 Oklahoma City

3.3 Magnitude Earthquake Shakes Up Langston

The 3.3 magnitude quake struck just after 9 p.m. The epicenter of the earthquake was located three miles to the southwest of Langston, or about 31 miles north, northeast of the Oklahoma City, at a depth of about three miles.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Oklahoma City, OK, Geology, Science

WDRB-TV Louisville

USGS increases earthquake risk along New Madrid Fault

A high-speed chase that started in Jeffersontown Tuesday morning ended in the parking lot of a fast food restaurant on Dixie Highway after police rammed the suspect's car.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Louisville, KY, Geology, Science

The Kingstree News

Earthquake risk increases for state

A NATIONAL SEISMIC Hazard Map, issued by the US Geological Survey , shows an uptick in earthquake risk for about half of the US.


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

Farmington Daily Times

'The Rock' filming scenes around San Francisco this week for disaster film 'San Andreas'

The actor Dwayne Johnson, better known as the Rock, is in San Francisco this week filming scenes for the upcoming action flick, "San Andreas," according to a spokeswoman for the San Francisco Film Commission.


Related Topix: Russian Hill (San Francisco, CA), San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Journey 2: The Mysterious Island, Dwayne Johnson, Natural Disasters


Quake measuring 4.3 Richter recorded south of Crete

An earthquake with an initial magnitude of 4.3 Richter rattled the southern Aegean island of Crete on Tuesday morning, the Athens-based Geodynamic Institute reported.


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Malaysian National News Agency

Strong Earthquake Hits Fiji Islands

KUALA LUMPUR, July 22 -- A strong earthquake with a magnitude of 6.6 on the Richter scale hit the Fiji islands at 10.54 last night.


Related Topix: Oceania, World News, Fiji, Natural Disasters, Malaysia,

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Plans to rebuild Haiti capital displace families

The new ministry buildings are sleek and modern but retain some of the neo-classical architecture of the former structures lost to natural disaster.


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


Preparing for the Next Major Earthquake

The U.S. Geological Survey just updated its map on earthquake risks across the country.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Geology, Science


2.5-Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Near Concord

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 2.5 struck near Concord this afternoon, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Concord, CA, US Geological Survey, Technical Services

The Carbon Valley Farmer

Work resumes cautiously at well under earthquake watch

Consequently, officials last week offered a compromise decision regarding the operation of a wastewater injection well near Greeley, temporarily shut down and investigated in late June following three separate cases of seismic activity within a month.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Greeley, CO, Weld County, CO