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New map shows 1800 Portland buildings vulnerable in earthquake

kgw.com - ‎7 hours ago‎
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - The city of Portland has released a map and database showing about 1,800 unreinforced masonry buildings that may be vulnerable to shaking during an earthquake if they are not structurally retrofitted. These buildings were ...

Ecuador looks to pick up pieces and rebuild after devastating earthquake

PBS NewsHour - ‎4 hours ago‎
It's been just over a month since a deadly earthquake devastated Ecuador's Pacific coast, destroying thousands of buildings and impacting at least a quarter-million people.

This map is helping Ecuador's earthquake relief efforts

PBS NewsHour - ‎10 hours ago‎
A project called Mapping Ecuador is allowing people to pinpoint hospitals, shelters and other key places in the South American country's earthquake recovery. Mapping Ecuador project coordinator Alexandra Escobar and her colleagues used OpenStreetMap ...
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4.1 Magnitude Earthquake Reported Near Duchesne

Good4Utah - ‎May 25, 2016‎
Afterschock earthquakes hit Ecuador, killing 1 person. DUCHESNE, Utah (ABC4 Utah)- Seismograph stations in Utah reported a small earthquake near Duchesne Wednesday morning. It happened at 7:01 a.m. and was a 4.1 magnitude on the Richter scale, ...

Oklahoma man warning others: Don't get earthquake insurance

kfor.com - ‎5 hours ago‎
GLENCOE, Okla. - More and more Oklahomans are getting earthquake insurance, but many are asking if it is really worth it. A Glencoe man says it definitely is not.

Twenty One Pilots concert rocked TD Place like 'earthquake,' engineer found

CBC.ca - ‎19 hours ago‎
The weight of 9,000 Twenty One Pilots fans bouncing to the beat at Ottawa's TD Place arena caused more damage to the building than previously reported - damage deemed similar to the impact of a low-magnitude earthquake, CBC News has learned.
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Muslim cleric says gay sex 'disgusts Allah and causes earthquakes'

Daily Mail - ‎20 hours ago‎
A Muslim cleric in Ghana has defended rising attacks on homosexuals in the country after claiming gay sex 'disgusts Allah' and 'causes earthquakes'. Mallam Abass Mahmud made the comments amid reports of heightened hostility among Zongo communities ...

Christchurch bowling hall destroyed by earthquake and fire gets council loan

The Press - ‎May 25, 2016‎
The Canterbury Indoor Bowls Association hall on Kearneys Rd in Linwood has been out of action since suffering major damage in the February 2011 earthquake. In 2014, it was the subject of an arson attack, described by firefighters at the time as causing ...
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Magnitude 5.9 earthquake recorded in central Australia

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎May 20, 2016‎
A 5.9 magnitude earthquake struck central Australia early on Saturday, according to the US Geological Survey (USGS). The earthquake was felt at Uluru and surrounding resorts, homes and businesses. The USGS said the quake was centred 460 kilometres ...
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Earthquake 5.6 on Richter Scale Rocks Crete

Greek Reporter - ‎May 25, 2016‎
The earthquake hit the sea area south of the island, but was particularly felt in Crete. There are no reported damages so far.

Magnitude 4.2 earthquake shakes Hualien

Focus Taiwan News Channel - ‎19 hours ago‎
Taipei, May 26 (CNA) A magnitude-4.2 earthquake off the coast of Hualien County rocked eastern Taiwan at 3:17 p.m. Thursday, according to the Central Weather Bureau.

Magnitude 2.8 earthquake strikes near Alum Rock

SFGate - ‎May 25, 2016‎
A small earthquake shook the Bay Area on Wednesday afternoon. The earthquake had a preliminary magnitude of 2.8 according to the U.S.
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Sony Rattled but Not Rolled by Earthquake Disruption

Wall Street Journal - ‎May 24, 2016‎
The company said Tuesday it expected operating profit to stay nearly flat at 300 billion yen ($2.7 billion) for this fiscal year ending March 2017, after accounting for 115 billion yen of losses arising from the Kumamoto earthquake last month. That ...

"A Miracle From God": One Mother's Tale Of Surviving Ecuador's Devastating Earthquake

Refinery29 - ‎May 24, 2016‎
On April 16, 2016, Ecuador suffered a devastating magnitude 7.8 earthquake that toppled buildings, destroyed roads, and killed more than 650 people.

Earthquake simulator set to stop in Sechelt

Coast Reporter - ‎11 hours ago‎
A small mobile trailer outfitted to resemble a typical workspace, the Quake Cottage demonstrates the need to proactively assess and secure various items in our homes, schools, and workplaces.

Experts trying to make sense of Northeastern Utah's '

Good4Utah - ‎May 25, 2016‎
"We know that there's been magnitude 7.0 earthquakes that have happened right here in Utah..." Koper said. "There is no reason for this to just turn off all of the sudden," he explained, adding that it could happen as early as tomorrow or several years ...
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Earthquake: 3.3 quake strikes near Cayucos

Los Angeles Times - ‎May 24, 2016‎
A shallow magnitude 3.3 earthquake was reported Tuesday afternoon eight miles from Cayucos, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

New Political Earthquake in Brazil: Is It Now Time for Media Outlets to Call This a “Coup”?

Upside Down World - ‎7 hours ago‎
Brazil today awoke to stunning news of secret, genuinely shocking conversations involving a key minister in Brazil's newly installed government, which shine a bright light on the actual motives and participants driving the impeachment of the country's ...
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Los Angeles earthquake: Tremor hits near Montclair and Ontario in California

BNO News - ‎May 23, 2016‎
A light earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 3.5 has rattled the Greater Los Angeles Area, centered near Rancho Cucamonga, Claremonth and Upland, seismologists say.
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Oklahoma Regulators Warn Insurers on Earthquake Coverage Hikes

Insurance Journal - ‎May 25, 2016‎
Oklahoma regulators grappling with a massive increase in small earthquakes in the state linked to growing oil and gas production said on May 24 they were concerned with spiking rates for earthquake insurance coverage and diminishing competition among ...
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