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If a big natural disaster of the magnitude of the Oklahoma tornadoes were to strike Los Angeles, would our schools be prepared? "We assume in an emergency, like a big earthquake , that we may not be able to get any services in ," she said.
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An earthquake measuring 4.4 on the Richter scale jolted the town of Firouzabad in Fars province, Southern Iran, on Tuesday evening, IRNA reported.
The 5.2 magnitude earthquake originated in Quebec at 9:43 a.m. on Friday, May 17, and was felt from Montreal to Waterloo.
A 6.0-magnitude earthquake struck Russia's Kamchatka Peninsula early Tuesday, followed by a series of strong after-shocks, the US Geological Survey reported.
The United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction and consultancy PwC warned large multinationals' dependencies on international supply chains, infrastructure and markets poses a systemic risk to 'business as usual'. As annual economic losses from reported natural hazards were up from $10bn in 1975 to $400bn in 2011, IBTimes UK takes ... (more)
When an out of towner named Gringo visits Chile for the first time, his two friends Pollo and Ariel take him out for a night on the town where they meet up with a trio of girlfriends at an underground nightclub.
A magnitude 6.8 earthquake struck off the coast of Chile on Monday, the US Geological Survey said, but Chilean emergency authorities said they saw no prospect that the tremor would generate a tsunami.
A former hillside mansion which once commanded one of the most priceless views in Christchurch has been demolished in an emergency operation today after fears it could topple down a cliff.
Muscat: Recent research has revealed that the Makran Subduction Zone is more prone to earthquakes and tsunami hazards than previously thought.
While natural spring water may provide a source for industrial and commercial uses of water, it may not be suitable for human consumption, a researcher has said.
The 2.8 magnitude quake shook about eight miles south southwest of the town of Stroud, Okla., about 45 miles east of the Oklahoma City metro, at a depth of about five miles.
The U.S. Geological Survey says an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.8 has struck off the coast of Chile.
The quake was recorded at 5:49 a.m. local time Monday, at a shallow depth of 10 kilometres, some 600 kilometres from the city of Puerto Quellon.
Experts say the officer who killed a Long Island college student and a home invasion suspect on Friday was confronted with a split-second choice.
It happened at about 9:43 a.m. in Southern Ontario and was preliminarily measured as a magnitude 5.1 by Earthquakes Canada.
A 4.9-magnitude quake hit an area near Baeknyeong Island off Incheon, west of Seoul, on Saturday.