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Algerian capital hit by 5.5 earthquake, no reports of damage

A magnitude 5.5 earthquake hit southeast of the Algerian capital on Friday, shaking buildings and sending panicked families rushing into the streets of Algiers and nearby towns, witnesses and officials said.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Great Bend Tribune

Earthquake felt locally

According to the United States Geological Survey, the 4.3 magnitude earthquake that occurred near Medford, Okla.

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News9 Oklahoma City

3.2 Magnitude Earthquake Reported Near Enid

At 6:28 p.m. Thursday, a quake was recorded 17 miles northeast of Enid and 31 miles west, southwest of Ponca City, at a depth of less than one mile.

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Channelnewsasia.com

5.8 quake strikes between Andaman Islands and Myanmar

A moderate 5.8 magnitude earthquake struck off the west coast of the Andaman Islands at 7:41pm on Thursday , the US Geological Survey said.

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India.com

Earthquake hits Andaman Sea; tsunami ruled out

New Delhi, Jul 31: An earthquake measuring 5.9 on the Richter scale hit the Andaman Sea today but the Met department ruled out tsunami.

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National Geographic

Oklahoma Grapples With Earthquake Spike-And Evidence of Industry's Role

Bricks fell from three sides of this home in Sparks, Oklahoma, after two earthquakes hit the area in less than 24 hours in November 2011.

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Globe and Mail

UBC says outgoing president's travel expenses are justified

Outgoing University of British Columbia president Stephen Toope sits for a photograph on campus in Vancouver, B.C., on Thursday June 26, 2014.

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The New Zealand Herald

$6.8b paid out to Canterbury quake claims

Eighty-five percent of Canterbury claims have been settled by the Earthquake Commission, which has paid out $6.8 billion in settlements.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Trend

Magnitude 4.6 earthquake jolts Kazakhstan

Baku, Azerbaijan, July 31 By Elena Kosolapova - Trend: An earthquake measuring 4.6 on the Richter scale was recorded in Kazakh Almaty region on July 31, Kazakhstan's Seismological Expedition of the Science Committee under Education and Science Ministry reported.

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Portland Tribune

New report questions earthquake estimates

Nearly forgotten research from decades ago is raising questions about how accurately geologists have estimated previous earthquake activity in the region - and whether current predictions of a future devastating earthquake can be trusted.

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Times of Oman

Sultan Qaboos University, Oman records Iranian earthquake

Muscat: Seismographs at the Sultan Qaboos University earthquake monitoring centre recorded a quake of 5.5 magnitude that hit South Iran Wednesday morning.

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NewsOK.com

Earthquake rattles Edmond, Oklahoma area Wednesday

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News9 Oklahoma City

3.4 Magnitude Earthquake Shakes Up Edmond

The 3.4 magnitude temblor struck around 11:20 p.m., six miles northeast of Edmond, or about 18 miles northeast of the Oklahoma City metro area, at a depth of about two and a half miles.

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Business Journal

Harper County studies earthquake insurance

Harper County began studying the idea of earthquake insurance after residents had felt about a dozen earthquakes so far this year.

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Times of Oman

5.6 magnitude earthquake off Iran's Kish Island jolts buildings in the UAE

Muscat: A magnitude-5.6 tremor struck 48 kilometres off the coast of Kish Island early in the morning on Wednesday.

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Hispanically Speaking

6.4 Magnitude Earthquake Rattles Central Mexico

A magnitude-6.4 earthquake rocked central and eastern Mexico on Tuesday, but no injuries have been reported, the National Seismology Service said.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Press On-Line

Engineer for EQC to face hearing

A Napier engineer who was the Earthquake Commission's ultimate engineering authority after the Christchurch earthquakes will face a disciplinary hearing.

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Scoop

Support from spouses softened impact of earthquakes

Support from partners, husbands, wives and spouses softened the impacts of depression following the 2010 and 2011 earthquakes, University of Canterbury research has found.

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CiteULike

Direct estimation of rupture depths of earthquake faults from coseismic surface deformation

In Science China Earth Sciences, Vol. 57, No. 8. , pp. 1986-1994, doi:10.1007/s11430-013-4814-z The rupture dimensions of earthquake faults are important parameters for characterizing earthquake ruptures and ground motions.

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University at Buffalo

Leading earthquake engineer will tell Congress 'U.S. not...

Leading earthquake engineer will tell Congress 'U.S. not prepared for effects of a major earthquake in a large urban area' "Lifelines are at the core of resilience and we do not understand the vulnerability of our lifelines, their interdependencies and the cascading effects of lifeline failures, regionally and nationally, and so we can neither ... (more)

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