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46 min ago | APRN

Earthquake Felt in Southeast Alaska, No Tsunami Expected

Revised figures from the Alaska Earthquake Information Center put the quake's magnitude at 5.9. It struck about 97 miles west of Juneau at a depth of about 6 miles.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Tsunami, Juneau, AK

5 hrs ago | WFMZ-TV Allentown

History's Headlines: Allentown couple caught in 1906 earthquake

Very few people in the Lehigh Valley in the early 20th century were lucky enough to afford a cross-country vacation.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Bellingham Herald

2.8 earthquake near Duvall felt east of Seattle

The U. S. Geological Survey reports the 2.8 magnitude quake occurred at 1:05 a.m. Friday and was shallow at a depth of about half a mile.

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ABC15.com

Earthquakes occur in 4 parts of Alaska

Areal Flood Advisory issued July 25 at 4:47PM MST expiring July 25 at 7:45PM MST in effect for: Yavapai Blowing Dust Advisory issued July 25 at 4:46PM MST expiring July 25 at 9:00PM MST in effect for: Maricopa Blowing Dust Advisory issued July 25 at 4:46PM MST expiring July 25 at 9:00PM MST in effect for: Maricopa, Pinal Dust Storm Warning issued ... (more)

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The chief designer of the new, $6.4 billion eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge says more than 2,000 bolts and rods on the span that have been called into question are safe and can remain in place, a newspaper reported.

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ABC News

Earthquakes Occur in 3 Parts of Alaska

Several earthquakes, including a 5.9 magnitude one, occurred around the same location early Friday in southeast Alaska.

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Federal Computer Week

USGS shakes up earthquake maps

Eastern and Midwestern states face greater earthquake damage potential that previously thought, according to new data added to the U.S. Geological Survey's seismic hazard maps.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Geology, Science, National Institute of Standards and Technology, US National Parks, Washington Monument

News9 Oklahoma City

3.3 Magnitude Earthquake Recorded Near Helena

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, this earthquake was recorded at 11:56 p.m. Its epicenter was located six miles north, northeast of Helena, 26 miles northwest of Enid, and 89 miles north, northwest of Oklahoma City.

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

Sun-Star

Magnitude 5.4 quake jolts typhoon-hit Leyte

A week after Typhoon Glenda barreled through Southern Leyte, a magnitude 5.4 earthquake struck the province at 7:57 a.m. Friday.

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ABS-CBN News

Magnitude 5.4 quake jolts S. Leyte

A magnitude-5.4 earthquake jolted Hinundayan in Southern Leyte Friday morning and affected several areas in the Visayas, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

The City Wire

Geologist: Fort Smith, Northwest Arkansas should prep for earthquakes

Fort Smith and Northwest Arkansas areas do not sit on or near regularly active fault lines, but residents in the regions should pay attention to a new hazard map issued by the United States Geological Survey.

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Related Topix: Arkansas, Fort Smith, AR, Geology, Science, Blytheville, AR, Mississippi County, AR, Natural Disasters

The New Zealand Herald

Moderate earthquake felt in Costa Rica

A moderate quake rattled Costa Rica on Thursday, but there were no immediate reports of damage.

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Related Topix: Costa Rica, Central America, World News, Natural Disasters

Pasadena Star-News

5 earthquake safety tips for tackling hazards in the home

The best time to secure your home is not after that heavy bookcase falls on you.

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Pasadena Star-News

Easy DIY fixes around the house to keep safe when the next big earthquake hits

Hilary Anderson was in grade school then, but she remembers the “swampland of molasses” in the kitchen after Southern California's last destructive earthquake throttled her Simi Valley home.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Los Angeles, CA, TV, Electronics, Geology, Science, Cal State Northridge

International Business Times

Obesity During Pregnancy Raises Asthama Risk in Kids

A pregnant woman has her blood pressure measured by a paramedic after she and colleagues were evacuated following an earthquake in Mexico City April 18, 2014.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Natural Disasters, US Geological Survey, Technical Services, Geology, Science, Medicine, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Genetics

WorthyNews

Increased Earthquake Risk Along New Madrid Fault, USGS says

The U.S. Geological Survey updated their seismic hazards map last week, and identified states along the New Madrid fault has the potential for larger and more powerful earthquakes.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Geology, Science, Louisville, KY

The Press On-Line

Quake-prone centre 'unsafe to occupy'

FURTHER DAMAGE FOUND: CDHB chief executive David Meates said the centre was one of the organisation's 30 earthquake-prone buildings.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Inside Bay Area

Alameda: New fire station before City Council

The $5 million needed to pay for the design and construction of a new fire station to serve the center of the Island will come from a mix of one-time funds, an internal loan and external financing under a plan that the City Council will consider Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Alameda, CA, Natural Disasters

ContactMusic.com

Gary Oldman Relives Northridge Earthquake Terror On Chat Show

The actor was shooting Murder in the First when the shaker hit at 4.31am on 17 January - and he and his castmates had to dash for their lives from the set.

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Related Topix: Murder in the First, Drama Movies, Natural Disasters, Thriller, Celebrities, Gary Oldman

Stuff.co.nz

Orion CEO's pay rise 'unacceptable'

It was reported today the boss of the council-owned electricity lines company had received a 30 per cent pay rise in the past year.

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