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1 hr ago | ABC News

Moderate Earthquake Jolts Southern Iran

Iran's state TV says a magnitude 5.3 earthquake has jolted a sparsely populated district in the south of the country.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Middle East, Iran, World News

2 hrs ago | KSL-TV

Prepping for the 'big one': How bad could a Utah earthquake be?

The State of Utah is about to embark on its latest renewal of a grim tradition: preparing for the "big one " with The Great Utah ShakeOut .


Related Topix: Utah, Natural Disasters, Utah Government

3 hrs ago | KAKE

Geologists in Wichita to talk about increased earthquake activity

Geologists were in Wichita Wednesday at Newman University to talk about the cause or causes of increased earthquake activity in Kansas and Oklahoma.


Related Topix: Geology, Science, Natural Disasters, US Politics, Sam Brownback, US News, Kansas, US Senate, Republican, Newman University, US Governors

6 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

Earthquake north of Talkeetna felt in Anchorage

Preliminary measurements from the Alaska Earthquake Information Center pegged the quake at magnitude 5.06 at a depth of 47 miles.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Talkeetna, AK, Anchorage, AK, Tsunami

10 hrs ago | US News & World Report

Ohio Adopts Stricter Anti-Fracking Rules Near Earthquake Areas

Who would have thought that government decisions impacting our nation's energy future would be shaped by some "rock heads" from Ohio? Last week, Ohio's Department of Natural Resources said the state is now imposing new, stronger permit conditions for drilling near faults or areas of past seismic activity.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Geology, Science, Opinion

14 hrs ago | Campbell River Mirror

Alarming earthquake report concerns Strathcona Regional District directors

A recent report from the province's auditor general that reveals British Columbians are at "significant risk" if the Big One were to occur today, has at least one Strathcona Regional District director concerned.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters

18 hrs ago |

Beverly Bell to Discuss Effects of Responses to Haiti Earthquake, April 21

Beverly Bell will speak about her recent book, Fault Lines: Views Across Haiti's Divide .


Related Topix: Natural Disasters

23 hrs ago | ABC News

Report Finds Faults in US Housing Effort in Haiti

An effort by Washington to build housing for Haitians in the aftermath of the 2010 earthquake has fallen short and exceeded costs, a U.S. government report said Tuesday.


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

Tue Apr 15, 2014


Hundreds of earthquakes strike central Idaho, ratt...

Hundreds of low-level and medium-sized earthquakes have struck central Idaho since last month, puzzling geologists who wonder whether the ruptures portend a much larger temblor to come or are merely the rumblings of a seismic fault previously thought to be dormant.


Related Topix: Geology, Science, Natural Disasters, Challis, ID, US National Parks, Yellowstone National Park

Seeking Alpha

Beta Earthquake

One of the things I like to keep my eye on when I'm puzzling out what's going on in the market are the specific company factors that loosely define concepts like Momentum and Value.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Financial Markets


Dominion Plans New North Anna Seismic Risk Study

Dominion Virginia Power's North Anna nuclear power plant will undergo a new seismic risk assessment.


Related Topix: Virginia, Nuclear Energy, Natural Disasters

Los Angeles Times

Earthquake: 3.0 quake strikes near Soledad, Calif.

A shallow magnitude 3.0 earthquake was reported Tuesday morning 17 miles from Soledad, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey .


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Soledad, CA, US Geological Survey, Technical Services, Geology, Science, Greenfield, CA, King City, CA


The struggle to recover six months on from the Bohol earthquake

A tent city has emerged in Inabanga, Bohol, but as the region approaches the hottest time of the year, better shelter becomes a priority.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters

Grist Magazine

Ohio blames frackers for earthquakes

Ohio officials have linked fracking in the state to an unprecedented swarm of earthquakes that struck last month.


Related Topix: Mahoning County, OH, Natural Disasters, US Governors, Jerry Brown

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Norwalk Citizen News

String of earthquakes puts Nicaraguans on edge

Children lie on mattresses on sidewalks outside stores near their homes after several earthquakes in Managua, Nicaragua, just after sunrise Monday, April 14, 2014.


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

Christian Science Monitor

Nuclear energy rides the 'shake table' for earthquake safety

Bucking the challenge at up to 20g's, the nuclear components from U.S. utilities strive to survive the gyrations of AREVA's 7-ton seismic shake table.


Related Topix: Nuclear Energy, Natural Disasters

Inside Costa Rica

Third strong earthquake hits Nicaragua, levels more homes

April 14th, 2014 A third powerful earthquake struck Nicaragua Sunday night, collapsing more homes in the country which has been battered by a string of earthquakes which began late last week.


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

News Max

Solomon Islands Earthquakes at 7.6, 7.4 Trigger Tsunami Warning

Two earthquakes struck the Soloman Islands on Sunday, triggering a tsunami warning that was subsequently canceled, according to U.S. government agencies.


Related Topix: Oceania, World News, Solomon Islands, Natural Disasters, Geology, Science

The Age

Royals moved by NZ earthquake reminders

A bitter chill set over the Garden City but there was nothing frosty about the reception the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge received.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Prince William, World News

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Jerusalem Post

Earthquake strikes Nicaragua, shaking buildings in capital

An earthquake struck Nicaragua early on Monday morning, shaking buildings in the capital Managua .


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