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1 hr ago | The Brattleboro Reformer

Minor earthquake reported in Vermont

The United States Geological Service said the 1.7-magnitude earthquake was reported at 6:18 a.m. near the town of Thetford.

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Fri Aug 01, 2014

Stanford

On shaky ground: Building to withstand a major earthquake

The new Stanford Hospital is being constructed to withstand the most severe tremors.

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The New Zealand Herald

Skilled engineers are hot property

The need for skilled engineers and construction workers continues to grow in Christchurch and elsewhere in the New Zealand economy.

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Newkerala.com

Six killed in Algeria earthquake

An earthquake measuring 5.6 on the Richter scale that shook this Algerian capital Friday morning has killed six people and injured about 420 others, according to the country's health ministry.

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KTUL-TV Tulsa

Earthquakes Rattle Northwest of Enid

The first earthquake came at 9:19 a.m. It had a magnitude of 3.2 and a depth of 3.1 miles.

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The Washington Post

6 dead following earthquake in Algeria

Algeria's health ministry says four of the victims died after jumping from windows in panic.

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ABC News

6 Dead Following Earthquake in Algeria

Algeria's health ministry says four of the victims died after jumping from windows in panic.

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Newsday

6 dead following earthquake in Algeria

In Nassau slow moving maintenance vehicle. right lane closed on Seaford-Oyster Bay Expwy/Rt-135 SB between Jericho Tpk/NY Rt-25/X14 and Hempstead Tpk/NY Rt-24/X7 In Nassau slow moving maintenance vehicle.

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Hispanic Business

Foremost Purdue Earthquake Engineer Urges Congress to Fund Research...

Ramirez, director of the , emphasized the crucial value of the National Earthquake Hazard Reduction Program , the federal agency dedicated to reducing fatalities, injury and property loss due to earthquakes.

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DNA India

Algerian capital hit by 5.5 earthquake, no reports of damage

A magnitude 5.5 earthquake hit southeast of the Algerian capital on Friday, shaking buildings and sending panicked families rushing into the streets of Algiers and nearby towns, witnesses and officials said.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Great Bend Tribune

Earthquake felt locally

According to the United States Geological Survey, the 4.3 magnitude earthquake that occurred near Medford, Okla.

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News9 Oklahoma City

3.2 Magnitude Earthquake Reported Near Enid

At 6:28 p.m. Thursday, a quake was recorded 17 miles northeast of Enid and 31 miles west, southwest of Ponca City, at a depth of less than one mile.

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Channelnewsasia.com

5.8 quake strikes between Andaman Islands and Myanmar

A moderate 5.8 magnitude earthquake struck off the west coast of the Andaman Islands at 7:41pm on Thursday , the US Geological Survey said.

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India.com

Earthquake hits Andaman Sea; tsunami ruled out

New Delhi, Jul 31: An earthquake measuring 5.9 on the Richter scale hit the Andaman Sea today but the Met department ruled out tsunami.

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National Geographic

Oklahoma Grapples With Earthquake Spike-And Evidence of Industry's Role

Bricks fell from three sides of this home in Sparks, Oklahoma, after two earthquakes hit the area in less than 24 hours in November 2011.

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Globe and Mail

UBC says outgoing president's travel expenses are justified

Outgoing University of British Columbia president Stephen Toope sits for a photograph on campus in Vancouver, B.C., on Thursday June 26, 2014.

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The New Zealand Herald

$6.8b paid out to Canterbury quake claims

Eighty-five percent of Canterbury claims have been settled by the Earthquake Commission, which has paid out $6.8 billion in settlements.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

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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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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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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