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11 min ago | KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

Earthquake blamed for concrete wall that fell on volunteer

A concrete wall at a Stillwater animal shelter fell on top of a volunteer over the weekend, shortly after an earthquake.

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4 hrs ago | News9 Oklahoma City

3.3 Magnitude Earthquake Shakes Up Langston

The 3.3 magnitude quake struck just after 9 p.m. The epicenter of the earthquake was located three miles to the southwest of Langston, or about 31 miles north, northeast of the Oklahoma City, at a depth of about three miles.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Oklahoma City, OK, Geology, Science

8 hrs ago | WDRB-TV Louisville

USGS increases earthquake risk along New Madrid Fault

A high-speed chase that started in Jeffersontown Tuesday morning ended in the parking lot of a fast food restaurant on Dixie Highway after police rammed the suspect's car.

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

9 hrs ago | The Kingstree News

Earthquake risk increases for state

A NATIONAL SEISMIC Hazard Map, issued by the US Geological Survey , shows an uptick in earthquake risk for about half of the US.

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

13 hrs ago | Farmington Daily Times

'The Rock' filming scenes around San Francisco this week for disaster film 'San Andreas'

The actor Dwayne Johnson, better known as the Rock, is in San Francisco this week filming scenes for the upcoming action flick, "San Andreas," according to a spokeswoman for the San Francisco Film Commission.

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Related Topix: Russian Hill (San Francisco, CA), San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Journey 2: The Mysterious Island, Dwayne Johnson, Natural Disasters

18 hrs ago | EKathimerini

Quake measuring 4.3 Richter recorded south of Crete

An earthquake with an initial magnitude of 4.3 Richter rattled the southern Aegean island of Crete on Tuesday morning, the Athens-based Geodynamic Institute reported.

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22 hrs ago | Malaysian National News Agency

Strong Earthquake Hits Fiji Islands

KUALA LUMPUR, July 22 -- A strong earthquake with a magnitude of 6.6 on the Richter scale hit the Fiji islands at 10.54 last night.

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News, Fiji, Natural Disasters, Malaysia,

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Bradenton.com

Plans to rebuild Haiti capital displace families

The new ministry buildings are sleek and modern but retain some of the neo-classical architecture of the former structures lost to natural disaster.

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Related Topix: Haiti, Central America, World News, Natural Disasters

WSIL

Preparing for the Next Major Earthquake

The U.S. Geological Survey just updated its map on earthquake risks across the country.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Geology, Science

KRON 4

2.5-Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Near Concord

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 2.5 struck near Concord this afternoon, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Concord, CA, US Geological Survey, Technical Services

The Carbon Valley Farmer

Work resumes cautiously at well under earthquake watch

Consequently, officials last week offered a compromise decision regarding the operation of a wastewater injection well near Greeley, temporarily shut down and investigated in late June following three separate cases of seismic activity within a month.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Greeley, CO, Weld County, CO

The Honolulu Advertiser

No tsunami from magnitude 6.9 earthquake near Fiji

This map from the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center shows the location of Monday's magnitude 6.9 earthquake and other recent earthquakes near Fiji.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Tsunami

Jordoncooper.com

Japan earthquake has raised pressure below Mount Fuji, says new study

So should Japan be on red alert? "We cannot establish a direct relation of cause and effect between quakes and volcanic eruptions, even if statistically the former lead to an increase in the latter," Brenguier says.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Volcanic Eruption

WYMG-FM Springfield

Illinois Is at Risk for an Earthquake

Illinois is in earthquake country. That's what the National Seismic Hazard Project says, in its series of updated hazard maps.

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Related Topix: Illinois, Natural Disasters, Geology, Science

Hispanic Business

AIR Worldwide Releases Updated Earthquake Model for Canada

AIR is a member of the , executive vice president, research and modeling, AIR Worldwide.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Tsunami, Asian Tsunami Disaster

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Inside Bay Area

Small earthquake Sunday hits San Ramon Valley

It was warm and muggy in the East Bay on Sunday afternoon, a feeling that some refer to as "earthquake weather."

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

Canada.com

The 'Big One' is coming: L.A. long overdue for mega-quake that...

A flurry of lesser earthquakes in Los Angeles in recent months has refocused attention on whether America's second city can withstand the "Big One."

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Related Topix: Northridge (Los Angeles, CA), Natural Disasters, Geology, Science

KTVU Oakland

2.5 magnitude earthquake strikes near Blackhawk

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 2.5 struck an area near the unincorporated community of Blackhawk in Contra Costa County Sunday afternoon, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Contra Costa County, CA, US Geological Survey, Technical Services, Geology, Science, Brentwood, CA, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

Suria

Magnitude 6.6 earthquake hits off...

A 6.6-magnitude earthquake struck off Japan's northeast coast early Sunday morning, the US Geological Survey said - by Frederick Florin The agency said the quake struck at 02:32am in the Pacific Ocean at a depth of 60 kilometres north east of Japan's Hokkaido island, close to the disputed Russian administered Kuril Islands.

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

The Daily Star

Magnitude 6.6 earthquake hits off Japan's northeast coast: USGS

TOKYO: A 6.6-magnitude earthquake struck off Japan's northeast coast early Sunday morning, the US Geological Survey said.

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