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3 hrs ago |

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.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Geology, Science

4 hrs ago | Curbed

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.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Home Listing, Home

8 hrs ago | Scoop

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)


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Erda, UT, Tooele County, UT, Tooele, UT, Geology, Science

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.


Related Topix: Oklahoma, Logan County, OK, Geology, Science, Natural Disasters, Langston, OK, Guthrie, OK

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.


Related Topix: Fontana, CA, Natural Disasters, Rialto, CA, San Bernardino County, CA

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 .


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Cobb, CA, US Geological Survey, Technical Services, Geology, Science, Clearlake, CA, Healdsburg, CA

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

The Record-Courier

3.1 earthquake in Hawthorne

No damage was reported from a 3.1 magnitude earthquake that occurred 10 miles east of Hawthorne along Highway 95 at 8:35 a.m. Easter Sunday.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Hawthorne, NV, University of Nevada-Reno, Reno, NV, Geology, Science

Mon Apr 21, 2014

KTUC-AM Tucson

Increased Calls for Early Warning Earthquake System on West Coast

Following Mexico's 7.2-magnitude earthquake on April 18, lawmakers and experts are calling for an early warning system for the West Coast.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, California, UC Berkeley

News9 Oklahoma City

3.2 Magnitude Earthquake Recorded Near Enid

According to the Oklahoma Geological Survey , a 3.2 magnitude earthquake was recorded at 1:16 p.m. Its epicenter was located 14 miles north of Enid, 42 miles west of Ponca City, 54 miles northwest of Stillwater, and 79 miles north, northwest of Oklahoma City.


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

97.1 ZHT

Did you feel the earthquake this weekend?

In magna. Felt it. Freaked my kids out. TV went off and everything shook. Jess I live across the street from you we so though the same thing Kevin did! I almost cried! Felt the quake West Jordan! I felt it! Sounded like someone broken in through our window.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, West Jordan, UT

Slate Magazine

Will We Ever Be Able to Predict Earthquakes?

The 1970s was to be the decade when earthquake prediction became a reality. In 1975 the Chinese government announced that it had ordered an evacuation of a major city hours before a major quake struck.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, San Juan Bautista, CA, Bombay Beach, CA, Wine, Drink


3 Incredible Videos of What Happens to Skyscrapers During Big Earthquakes

In technical terms, an earthquake refers to the sudden release of energy in the Earth's crust that creates seismic waves.


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No aftershocks from Saturday's Tooele quake

About 9:30 p.m., a 3.2 magnitude quake, centered about five miles northeast of Tooele, was felt widely throughout the Tooele Valley, Magna and some other parts of the Salt Lake Valley.


Related Topix: Tooele, UT, Natural Disasters

WATE-TV Knoxville

2.6M earthquake shakes Vonore area

Tonight: Mostly clear and quiet. Low: 49A . Monday: More sunshine with a few afternoon clouds.


Related Topix: Vonore, TN, Natural Disasters, Knoxville, TN, Monroe County, TN

Sun Apr 20, 2014


04/20/14 Hawthorne earthquake map from USGS

The University of Nevada, Reno Seismological Laboratory says the magnitude-3.1 temblor at 8:35 a.m. was centered 10 miles east of Hawthorne and some 140 miles southeast of Reno.


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Earthquake rumbles near Salt Lake City

A small earthquake has struck near Salt Lake City and officials say it was widely felt but there were no immediate reports of any damage.


Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, Salt Lake City, UT, Natural Disasters, University of Utah, Tooele, UT

Mexican Anchor Stays Deadly Calm on Live TV During Earthquake

This is how you react to an earthquake on live TV. Remember last month, when a 4.4-magnitude earthquake hit Los Angeles just as the city's morning anchors were starting the news? And this KTLA anchor reacted like this ? Well, yesterday Mexico experienced a 7.2-magnitude earthquake and Televisa anchor Eduardo "Lalo" Salazar got a chance to show ... (more)


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