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Small Earthquake Rattles Western Kentucky

WGN-TV - ‎10 hours ago‎
The USGS says a preliminary magnitude 3.5 quake was recorded at 2:12 a.m. Sunday about 9 miles north-northwest of La Center - and about 39 miles west-northwest of Paducah.

Rainwater linked to earthquake triggers: Study

The Hindu - ‎5 hours ago‎
Rainwater may play an important role in the process that triggers earthquakes, according to new research. Researchers identified the sources and fluxes of the geothermal fluids and mineral veins from the Southern Alps of New Zealand where the Pacific ...

Latest:4.8 magnitude earthquake shakes Antigua & Barbuda

Antigua Observer - ‎5 hours ago‎
A 4.8 magnitude earthquake shook parts of Antigua this morning, the preliminary result reported by the UWI seismic research centre confirmed.
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US Geological Survey says small earthquake happened in western Kentucky

WDRB - ‎11 hours ago‎
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- The U.S. Geological Survey says a small earthquake happened in western Kentucky. Officials say a preliminary magnitude 3.5 earthquake was recorded at 2:12 a.m. on Sunday about nine miles north-northwest of La Center.

A Year After Earthquake, Nepal's Recovery Is Just Beginning

New York Times - ‎Apr 30, 2016‎
SANKHU, Nepal - As the anniversary of Nepal's devastating earthquake came and went last week, Tilakmananda Bajracharya peered up at the mountainside temple his family has tended for 13 generations, wondering how long it would remain upright.

UPDATE: Magnitude 4.7 earthquake felt throughout Kenai Peninsula

KTUU.com - ‎2 hours ago‎
An earthquake with an initial magnitude of 4.9 occurred Sunday afternoon about 44 miles west of Ninilchik, according to the Alaska Earthquake Center. The quake was recorded just before 12:40 p.m. at a depth of about 74 miles, the earthquake center said.

Magnitude-4.8 earthquake shakes Hualien

Focus Taiwan News Channel - ‎15 hours ago‎
Taipei, May 1 (CNA) A magnitude-4.8 earthquake hit Hualien at 6:46 a.m. Sunday, with Yilan's Nan'ao Township and Hualien's Heping Township and Taroko National Park registering an intensity of four.
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Earthquake simulator featured at Earthquake Preparedness Week in Vancouver

CBC.ca - ‎Apr 30, 2016‎
Rescue officials are urging B.C. residents to prepare for a major earthquake because many families are not aware of what they may need in an emergency situation.
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3.5 Magnitude Earthquake Recorded Near Fairview

News On 6 - ‎9 hours ago‎
A 3.5 magnitude earthquake struck at approximately 8:06 a.m. Its epicenter was located 16 miles northwest of Fairview, 40 miles east of Woodward, and 43 miles west of Enid.
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Tsunami warning lifted after powerful magnitude 7.0 earthquake strikes off coast of Vanuatu

9news.com.au - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
A tsunami warning has been lifted after a 7.0-magnitude earthquake hit off the coast of Vanuatu near Norsup. The US Geological Survey measured the depth of the quake as 35km.
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Mass devastation warning: Huge earthquake in world's most populated city is 'IMMINENT'

Express.co.uk - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
The warning comes from the Tokyo Metropolitan Government which said in a recently published 300-page book that the city, which homes 36 million people, is at risk of a massive earthquake in the next three decades. It comes after scores of Earthquakes ...
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Mega Earthquakes In Major Population Centers 'Highly Imminent,' Experts Renew Warning

The Inquisitr - ‎10 hours ago‎
Experts have once again raised an alarm and warned governments to prepare for mega earthquakes in major population centers that could cause major devastation and loss of millions of lives worldwide.
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Nepal revisited, one year after the deadly earthquake

FRANCE 24 - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
Ceremonies were held last Sunday in Nepal in memory of the victims of the earthquake that devastated the Himalayan country a year ago.

Players React To Taipei Earthquake

ATP World Tour - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
A 5.6 earthquake hit Taipei, Taiwan, on Wednesday night, but it didn't faze the players competing in this week's ATP Challenger Tour event there.

Earthquake civil defence message loud and clear

Gisborne Herald - ‎1 hour ago‎
“It is about awareness. People need to learn the signs for themselves. If people are near the coast and there is a long (about a minute) or short and sharp earthquake, something that knocks you off your feet, then you need to head to higher ground or ...

One year after earthquake, Nepalis still left in limbo

South China Morning Post - ‎8 hours ago‎
A year after the Nepal earthquake, Hong Kong has finally lowered its red travel alert. Sadly this does not flag a landmark in national reconstruction supported by pledges of support from the world community of US$4 billion.

Terrifying mud volcano eruption throws gigantic 4-metre 'earthquake fish' out of water

Mirror.co.uk - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
The volcano erupted early Thursday morning in the city of Pingtung following a 5.6-magnitude earthquake . Fishermen were delighted to find the oarfish, also known as earthquake fish, both measuring 4.4 metres - twice as long as beanpole footballer ...

Magnitude 3.6 earthquake strikes near Ferndale

SFGate - ‎Apr 30, 2016‎
An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 3.6 shook Northern California early Saturday morning. The United States Geological Survey recorded the tremor at 17 miles offshore and southwest of Ferndale at 12 a.m.
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