earthquake

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Tsunami warning for Aleutians after 8.0 quake

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A magnitude-8.0 earthquake was widely felt in communities along Alaska’s sparsely populated Aleutian Islands on Monday, but there were no immediate reports of damage. Natasha Ruppert, a seismologist with the Alaska […]

06/23/2014

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Magnitude 4.2 quake felt across Los Angeles area

LOS ANGELES (AP) – A small earthquake rattled the west Los Angeles area but there are no reports of damages or injuries. The U.S. Geological Survey says the magnitude 4.2 quake struck at 7:36 p.m. […]

06/02/2014

This aerial photo provided by United States Geological Survey, shows a view looking southeast along the surface trace of the San Andreas fault in the Carrizo Plain area of California. (AP Photo/U.S. Geological Survey, Scott Haefner)

Study says irrigation can stress San Andreas Fault

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Excessive groundwater pumping for irrigation in California’s agricultural belt can stress the San Andreas Fault, potentially increasing the risk of future small earthquakes, a new study suggests. GPS readings found parts […]

05/14/2014

Map locates Tecpan de Galeana, Mexico.

Strong earthquake shakes Mexico’s Pacific coast

ACAPULCO, Mexico (AP) — A strong earthquake shook the southern Pacific coast of Mexico and several states, including the capital on Thursday, sending frightened people into unseasonal torrential rains that were also bearing down on […]

05/08/2014

Seismograph reading of an earthquake. (AP Photo)

Small quake rumbles Los Angeles area

LOS ANGELES (AP) – A small earthquake was widely felt around the Los Angeles area but officials say there have been no immediate reports of serious damage. The U.S. Geological survey says the magnitude 3.3 […]

05/08/2014

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3.1 earthquake near Malibu strikes

A magnitude-3.1 earthquake has struck near Malibu, but there are no reports of injuries or damage. The quake struck at 10:08 a.m. eight miles west-northwest of Malibu, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

04/03/2014

Chile's President Michelle Bachelet arrives at the airport in Iquique, Chile, Wednesday, April 2, 2014. Chilean authorities discovered surprisingly light damage Wednesday from a magnitude-8.2 quake that struck in the Pacific Ocean, Tuesday evening, near the mining port of Iquique, Six deaths have been reported. Bachelet declared a state of emergency and was flown to Iquique, a northern coastal city of nearly 200,000 people, to review the damage. (AP Photo/ Luis Hidalgo, Pool)

USGS: 7.8 aftershock shakes Chile’s north coast

IQUIQUE, Chile (AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey says a powerful 7.8-magnitude aftershock has rocked Chile’s northern coast, which was hit by a powerful magnitude-8.2 earthquake Tuesday night. It caused buildings to shake in the […]

04/02/2014

Fishing boats washed ashore by a small tsunami sit in Caleta Riquelme, adjacent to the port, in the northern town of Iquique, Chile, after a magnitude 8.2 earthquake struck the northen coast of Chile, Wednesday, April 2, 2014. (AP Photo/Cristian Viveros)

Experts say that Chile’s M8.2 quake not ‘the big one’

IQUIQUE, Chile (AP) — Authorities in northern Chile discovered surprisingly light damage and just six reported deaths Wednesday from a magnitude-8.2 quake — a remarkably low toll for such a powerful shift in the Earth’s […]

04/02/2014

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6 dead in 8.2 Chile earthquake

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) – Authorities have lifted tsunami warnings for Chile’s long coastline after a magnitude-8.2 earthquake struck the country’s northern coast. Six people were crushed to death or suffered fatal heart attacks. President Michelle […]

04/02/2014

Lucy Jones, a USGS seismologist talks during a news conference at Caltech in Pasadena, Calif, on Monday, March 17, 2014. (AP Photo/Nick Ut )

Building evaluations continue after Friday’s earthquake

BREA (CNS) – The main building of Fanning Elementary School, which suffered “significant” damage during Friday night’s magnitude-5.1 earthquake, will likely be closed for more than a week so the district can complete repairs on […]

03/31/2014

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