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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

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

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Ore. lawmakers hear chilling quake forecast

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon’s lawmakers are getting briefed Thursday on an extensive report on the potential damage from a monster earthquake and tsunami off the Pacific coast. The report predicts unprecedented devastation when the big one hits.

03/14/2013

Earthquake in the Solomon Islands

Four believed dead after tsunami hits Solomon Islands

SYDNEY (AP) — At least four people are missing and presumed dead after a powerful earthquake off the Solomon Islands in the South Pacific generated a tsunami up to five feet tall.

02/06/2013

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Strong quake hits northern Japan; no tsunami

TOKYO (AP) – A strong earthquake has struck Japan’s northern island, but authorities say there is no danger of a tsunami and there are no immediate reports of injuries or damage.

02/02/2013

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No tsunami threat to Hawaii

HONOLULU (AP) – A strong earthquake that struck off the coast of Japan does not appear to pose a tsunami threat to Hawaii. According to Hawaii News Now, the earthquake occurred at 10:18 p.m. Thursday and had a magnitude of 7.3.

12/07/2012

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Japan quake: several injured, no major damage

TOKYO (AP) – Several people along Japan’s northeastern coast are reported injured after a strong earthquake hit the same Japanese coast that was devastated by last year’s massive quake and tsunami.

12/07/2012

Removal of tsunami dock smooths out on Ore. beach

(AP) – After some initial glitches, work has been going smoothly on cutting up the box-car sized concrete dock that floated up on an Oregon beach after breaking loose from a Japanese fishing port during […]

08/03/2012

Dock with Japanese writing washes ashore in Ore.

A large dock with a commemoration plaque in Japanese has washed ashore on the Oregon coast, raising speculation that it could be debris from last year’s tsunami in Japan. Oregon parks spokesman Chris Havel said […]

06/06/2012