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1 hr ago | 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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6 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Geology, Science, US Geological Survey, Technical Services, University of Washington, Tsunami

10 hrs ago | 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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14 hrs ago | NewsOK.com

Earthquake rattles Edmond, Oklahoma area Wednesday

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14 hrs ago | 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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18 hrs ago | 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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22 hrs ago | 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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Yesterday | 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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Star Tribune

Strong earthquake shakes Mexico's Gulf coast; no immediate reports of damage

A strong earthquake shook much of eastern Mexico on Tuesday, but there were no immediate reports of damage or injury.

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CBC News

Mexico earthquake strikes eastern state of Veracruz

A magnitude 6.3 earthquake hit southwest of Juan Rodriguez Clara, in the eastern Mexican state of Veracruz on Tuesday at a depth of 95 km, the U.S. Geological Survey said, but there were no immediate reports of injuries or damages.

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Nerve News

Earthquake hits Andaman coast

An earthquake measuring 5.5 on the Richter scale hit the coast of Andaman islands Tuesday but there was no threat of a tsunami, officials said.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

NewsTarget.com

Half the United States under increased threat of earthquakes, warns USGS

According to the most recent federal earthquake map from the U.S. Geologic Survey , roughly half of the United States is at a higher risk of quakes than previously thought.

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KRMG-AM Tulsa

Earthquake reported in northern Oklahoma

The U.S. Geological Survey says an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 4.0 struck northern Oklahoma on Monday night.

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The Capital-Journal

Oklahoma earthquake felt in southern Kansas

A 4.3 magnitude earthquake hit northern Oklahoma late Monday night and the effects could be felt more than 100 miles from the epicenter.

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KTOO-TV Juneau

Are Southeast Alaska's recent earthquakes connected?

Friday's 5.9 magnitude earthquake centered about 97 miles west of Juneau is one of a handful of quakes to hit recently in Southeast Alaska.

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NBC12

Louisa unveils new school three years after earthquake

A local community is proving it's stronger than a natural disaster. On Monday, Louisa unveiled a brand-new school after its old building was destroyed in an earthquake.

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