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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 […]


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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. […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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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.


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 […]


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 […]


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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 […]


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 […]





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