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  1. Magnitude 4 earthquake jolts UttarakhandRead the original story

    8 min ago | Newkerala.com

    The epicentre of the earthquake was in the state's Chamoli district. Meanwhile, Uttarakhand Disaster Management Centre chief Piyush Rautela said there was nothing to panic about as the quake was a minor one.

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  2. Stuck in Japanese lift during quake? No problem - water and toilets to be insideRead the original story w/Photo

    49 min ago | Russia Taday

    Elevators in Japan could soon be equipped with toilets and emergency drinking water for those trapped inside during an earthquake, an official said Wednesday. The next "big one" could leave up to 17,000 people stuck in lifts, the government estimates.

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  3. Ambient noise as the new source for urban engineering seismology and...Read the original story

    1 hr ago | CiteULike

    Ambient noise as the new source for urban engineering seismology and earthquake engineering: a case study from Beijing metropolitan area In highly populated urban centers, traditional seismic survey sources can no longer be properly applied due to restrictions in modern civilian life styles. The ambient vibration noise, including both microseisms and microtremor, though are generally weak but available anywhere and anytime, can be an ideal supplementary source for conducting seismic surveys for engineering seismology and earthquake engineering.

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  4. Did You Feel the Earthquake, Agoura Hills?Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Patch.com

    The U.S. Geological Survey reports that a 2.7 earthquake shook the Los Angeles area this morning at 5:14 a.m. In August of 2014, the North Bay Area was rattled by 6.0 magnitude earthquake centered just six miles southwest of Napa in America Canyon.

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  5. Preparing for the "Big One": Red Cross readies field hospitals, volunteersRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Philippines Today

    The Philippine Red Cross , with its strong experience in handling disasters and emergencies, is now preparing its logistics and personnel to respond to a mass casualty incident that could result from a strong earthquake that may possibly occur. The PRC preparation was in the wake of recent earthquakes in Nepal, Papua New Guinea, Indonesia, Northern Mid-Atlantic Range, Japan, and other parts of the world, and serious warnings from experts about active fault lines in the country, particularly in Metro Manila and adjoining provinces.

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  6. 3.5 Magnitude Earthquake Recorded Near ChandlerRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | News9 Oklahoma City

    According to the U.S. Geological Survey, this earthquake was recorded at 12:28 a.m. Its epicenter was located nine miles northwest of Chandler, and 22 miles south of Stillwater.

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  7. Political EarthquakeRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Warsaw Voice

    Poles have elected a new president and are preparing to elect a new parliament in the fall. The result of the presidential election came as a shock for those in power - the opposition candidate, Andrzej Duda, won, even though just a few weeks earlier he was widely seen as destined for a first-round defeat.

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  8. San Andreas: Harrowing Earthquake Movie Takes Place in San FranciscoRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Town Topics

    THANK GOD YOU WERE ABLE TO FIND ME: Ray is embraced by his estranged wife Emma after he came to rescue her from atop a skyscraper in San Francisco that was on the verge of collapsing when the shift in the San Andreas fault triggered a massive earthquake that was felt all over California.

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  9. First European quake indemnity cat bond launchedRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Business Insurance

    The cat bond sponsored by Italian insurer UnipolSai Assicurazioni S.p.A. is set to become the first securitization of earthquake risks in Europe on an indemnity basis.

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  10. Earthquake rattles Alberta : Frack the Fracking FrackersRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Canadian Content

    The Geological Survey of Canada is reporting an earthquake in Rocky Mountain House Tuesday morning. The 3.5-magnitude quake was centered about seven kilometres northwest of the town and hit just after 8:30 a.m. Honn Kao with the GSC said it's not the first quake in that part of the province.

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  11. Delicious lunch helped the Nepal quake victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Oxford Mail

    On Friday, May 22, she held a fundraising lunch within our department in aid of her earthquake stricken brethren at home.

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  12. Ministry of Youth appeals for more volunteers for reconstructionRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Nepalnews.com

    Kathmandu, June 3: The Ministry of Youth and Sports has called on the youths to participate in the reconstruction campaign saying there was the need of more volunteers. The Ministry in a notice it published today stated that the country needs more volunteers to support earthquake victims and distribute relief materials to carry out the reconstruction of the damaged structures.

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  13. SOS International pledges Rs 1.25 billion for rehabilitation of quake-hit childrenRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Nepalnews.com

    Kathmandu, June 3: The SOS International has announced financial assistance of around Rs 1.25 billion to help rehabilitation efforts in Nepal. The assistance is meant for supporting those children left homeless and deprived of parental care after the major earthquake that struck the country on April 25, and its aftershocks.

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  14. Lawmakers call on all to contribute to the nationRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Nepalnews.com

    Kathmandu, June 3: The lawmakers have called on all, from the President and the Prime Minister to the general public, to show the spirit of dedication and sacrifice by way of financial assistance befitting their respective capacity to the country at the time of the national disaster. They called for assistance citing that much assistance was needed for the relief of the earthquake survivors and for reconstruction as the powerful earthquakes on April 25, 26 and May 12, and the subsequent aftershocks caused a big loss of life and property.

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  15. San Andreas shakes up UK box officeRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | BBC News

    Earthquake disaster movie San Andreas, starring Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, has topped the UK and Ireland box office in its opening weekend. Comedy musical Pitch Perfect 2 was second placed with A 1.87m, while Tom Hardy and Charlize Theron's Mad Max: Fury Road was in third with A 1.75m.

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  16. Japan is considering toilets in lifts for 'emergency situations'Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Metro UK News

    ... trapped in lifts for hours, and sometime even days, at a time. On Saturday Japan was hit by a 7.8 magnitude earthquake which left thousands stuck in lifts without water or toilet facilities. Obviously some lifts will be far too small to install such ...

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  17. Heritage sites to be opened to visitors from August 17Read the original story

    6 hrs ago | Nepalnews.com

    Kathmandu, June 3: The government is likely to open the historical buildings and monuments enlisted in the World Heritage Site list to the general public from August 17. The Hanumandhoka Durbar Square, Patan Durbar Square, Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Swayambhunath, Bouddhanath, Pashupatinath, and Changunarayan area that are a major attraction to the internal and external tourists are closed after they were damaged by the April 25 earthquake and aftershocks. The number of tourists arriving in the country has suddenly decreased after some foreign media reported that the World Heritage Sites are completely damaged by the Gorkha quake and aftershocks.

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  18. 'San Andreas' Film -- Earthquake Paranoia Spikes Disaster Kit SalesRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | TMZ.com

    " San Andreas " is a disaster movie of epic proportions and has turned into a godsend for an earthquake preparedness company. The blockbuster flick has freaked out hordes of moviegoers ... good news for EarthquakeStore.com, which has seen a 300% spike in disaster kit sales.

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  19. Spotlight: China, Pakistan strive to build closer community of common destinyRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Xinhuanet

    ... when natural disasters occurred. When China's southwest Sichuan province was hit by a powerful 8. 0-magnitude earthquake in May 2008, Pakistan immediately donated all of its tents in reserve to the quake-hit area. Pakistan also lent China valuable ...

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  20. Thousands of Lives Saved, Millions Protected in ChileRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | PRWeb

    ... "evigilo's technology, adopted by the Chilean government in 2012 and put to the ultimate test in the destructive earthquake of 2014 (reducing the number of casualties by a factor of 100!), has been playing a vital role in informing the public of ...

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