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4 hrs ago | New Westminster Newsleader

Earthquake sends New West residents fleeing to computers

The quake, which was centred about 94 km south of Port Hardy, measured 6.6 on the Richter scale and occurred about 11 km below the ocean's surface.


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8 hrs ago | Squamish Chief

Earthquake rocks Squamish

Shortly after 8 p.m., an earthquake hit B.C. Its epicentre was located 40 kilometres southwest of Port Alice on Vancouver Island, the Pacific Tsunami Information Centre reported.


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12 hrs ago | CBS Local

City Of Long Beach Selected As Beta Site To Test Earthquake Early Warning System

The California Institute of Technology and the United States Geological Survey selected the city of Long Beach to serve as a beta site for California Integrated Seismic Network Earthquake Early Warning System .


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16 hrs ago | Kosova Live

A minor, 2.9 Richter scale earthquake felt in Vushtrri

Shemsi Mustafa from the Kosovo Geological Agency confirmed for KosovaLive that the earthquake was of an intensity of 2.9 Richter scale.


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21 hrs ago | GlobalNews

Earthquake hits off coast of Port Hardy, B.C.

A 6.7 magnitude earthquake has struck off the coast of Port Hardy on Vancouver Island, according to the United States Geological Survey.


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Wed Apr 23, 2014

CBS Local

Magnitude 6.7 Earthquake Hits Near Vancouver Island

The U.S. Geological Survey's National Earthquake Information Center says a magnitude 6.7 quake has been recorded in the Pacific Ocean off the northwest corner of British Columbia's Vancouver Island.

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The Winnipeg Free Press

6.7 earthquake rattles area off northern Vancouver Island; no tsunami expected

Glass rattled, buildings swayed, but no damage was reported after a magnitude 6.7 earthquake hit off the northern coast of Vancouver Island on Wednesday night.

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Earthquake strikes off B.C. coast

A strong earthquake struck off the coast of B.C., about 100 km from Port Hardy, around 8:10 p.m. local time.

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Times Recorder

Fracking foes challenge earthquake assurances

A citizens group said Wednesday it isn't taking the word of state regulators that new permitting guidelines will protect public health after earthquakes in northeastern Ohio were linked to the gas drilling method of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking.


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Scientific American

Chile's Recent Earthquake Defied Expectations

The April 1 quake, which struck offshore near the village of Pisagua, was the largest in Chile since a magnitude-8.8 quake hit farther south in 2010.


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Norwalk Citizen News

Notre Dame seeks sustainable home model for Haiti

While foreign aid is necessary to help countries get back on their feet in the immediate wake of a natural disaster, Notre Dame's Engineering2Empower program believes rebuilding needs to originate internally for a country to re-establish itself.


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Fracking foes challenge Ohio earthquake assurances

A concerned citizens' group in a northeast Ohio region where earthquakes have been tied to fracking says it won't take the word of state regulators that new permitting guidelines adequately address public safety.


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On the Market: Remodeled Bernal Earthquake Shack On the Market for $1.15M

Following the 1906 earthquake, more than 5,600 temporary shacks were built to house the quake's survivors who had lost their homes.


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Earthquake bill could unnecessarily sting Waikato

The Waikato Mayoral Forum is warning local Waikato communities could individually face multi-million dollar expenditure to comply with "excessive" new earthquake legislation being promoted by the Government.


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

Tue Apr 22, 2014

News Max

Oklahoma Earthquakes Over Weekend Make Officials More Nervous

A pair of earthquakes rattled central Oklahoma over the weekend, the latest tremors in a flurry of seismic activity that has officials asking California for advice on how to strengthen the state's infrastructure.


Related Topix: Edmond, OK, US Geological Survey, Technical Services, Geology, Science, Natural Disasters

Tooele Transcript Bulletin On-line

Erda residents feel jolt from earthquake

A sudden temblor in Erda - the first earthquake with an epicenter in Tooele County since 1997 - has become the talk of the town since it shook up local residents on Saturday.Though small - magnitude 3.2, according to the University of Utah Seismograph Stations - - the earthquake's proximity to Erda gave local residents a good jolt around ... (more)


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NewsOn6 Tulsa

Early Morning Earthquakes Rock Logan County

According to the Oklahoma Geological Survey , the first one, a 2.9 magnitude earthquake, was recorded at 3:04 a.m. Its epicenter was located three miles south of Langston and eight miles east of Guthrie.


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NBC Los Angeles

Magnitude-2.8 Earthquake in Fontana

The quake, located four miles north-northwest of Fontana and five miles west-northwest of Rialto in San Bernardino County, struck at approximately 3 a.m. "Just had an earthquake in the Rialto area," Malinda Hernandez posted on Facebook.


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Los Angeles Times

Earthquake: 3.2 quake strikes near Cobb, Calif.

A shallow magnitude 3.2 earthquake was reported early Tuesday morning five miles from Cobb, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey .


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Russia Taday

4.4 earthquake in Slovenia, Italy, nr nuclear plant

A 4.4-magnitude earthquake has struck Slovenia southwest of the country's capital, Ljubljana, at a depth of 12.4 kilometers, says USGS.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, Slovenia, Natural Disasters, Croatia, US Geological Survey, Technical Services, Geology, Science