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Neighborhood housing in Adak, Alaska. (AP Photo/State of Alaska Division of Community & Regional Affairs)

Major quake recorded in Alaska’s Aleutian Islands

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A magnitude 7.0 earthquake rocked Alaska’s Aleutian Islands with a jet-like rumble Friday that shook homes and sent residents scrambling for cover. “I heard it coming,” said Kathleen Nevzoroff, who was […]

08/30/2013

Seismograph reading of an earthquake. (AP Photo)

7.0 quake recorded in Alaska’s Aleutian Islands

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A magnitude 7.0 earthquake was reported Friday morning in Alaska’s Aleutian Islands. The U.S. Geological Survey says the earthquake happened about 8:25 a.m. Alaska time, and it was centered about 55 […]

08/30/2013

A part of house wall was damaged in the small South Island town of Seddon after a magnitude-6.5 earthquake hit in the upper South Island of New Zealand, Friday, Aug. 16, 2013. (AP Photo/Bejon Haswell/NZ Herald)

Quakes shake central New Zealand, damaging homes

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Strong earthquakes shook central New Zealand on Friday, damaging homes and roads and sending office workers scrambling for cover in the capital. No serious injuries were reported. A magnitude-6.5 temblor […]

08/16/2013

Seismograph reading of an earthquake. (AP Photo)

Strong, shallow earthquake hits western China

BEIJING (AP) — A strong earthquake has hit a moderately populated western province in China. No information on damage was immediately available. The government’s earthquake monitoring center said the quake struck at 7:34 a.m. Monday […]

07/21/2013

Seismograph reading of an earthquake. (AP Photo)

Small earthquake hits near San Jose

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) – Officials say an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 3.4 was measured in Northern California. The U.S. Geological Survey on Monday said the temblor struck about 9 miles northeast of […]

07/15/2013

Seismograph reading of an earthquake. (AP Photo)

Study: Distant quakes can affect oil, gas fields

LOS ANGELES (AP) — New research suggests earthquake faults near oil and gas fields in the central United States can break after a large quake that strikes halfway around the globe. Scientists have long known […]

07/11/2013

Seismograph reading of an earthquake. (AP Photo)

Magnitude-5.7 quake shakes central Chile

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — A magnitude-5.7 earthquake shook central Chile on Wednesday, causing buildings to sway in the capital but apparently causing no major damage. The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake struck at 17:29 […]

06/19/2013

Philippines earthquake

Magnitude 5.2 earthquake strikes off Philippines

NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 5.2 earthquake has struck off the eastern Philippines. The U.S.G.S. reported that the quake hit at 4:33 a.m. local time Sunday (2033 GMT) at […]

06/08/2013

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4.6-magnitude quake shakes S. California coast

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 4.6 has rattled part of the Southern California coast. The U.S. Geological Survey says the 7:38 a.m. Wednesday temblor was centered 3 miles […]

05/29/2013

(AP Photo)

5.7-magnitude earthquake shakes Northern Calif

GREENVILLE, Calif. (AP) — An earthquake has struck Northern California’s Plumas County with a preliminary magnitude of 5.7. Rafael Abreau, a geophysicist with the U.S. Geological Survey’s National Earthquake Center, says the temblor struck at […]

05/24/2013

Seismograph reading of an earthquake. (AP Photo)

Large earthquake strikes off coast of Chile

  SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — A magnitude-6.5 earthquake struck off the coast of Chile on Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey said, but Chilean officials said it was not felt on land and discarded the possibility […]

05/20/2013

(AP Photo)

Earthquake in Marina del Rey

MARINA DEL REY (CNS) – A magnitude-3.0 earthquake centered one mile southeast of Marina del Rey jolted the Southland today, but there were no immediate reports of damage or injuries. The quake struck at 2:08 […]

05/09/2013

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