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Ancient temples in the Himalaya reveal signs of past earthquakes

Science Daily - ‎6 hours ago‎
The epicenter of the 1555 earthquake is thought to be in the Srinagar Valley, about 200 kilometers northwest of Chamba. If the 1555 earthquake did extend all the way to Chamba, Joshi said, "this further implies that the eastern Kashmir Himalaya segment ...
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Australia: 6.1 Magnitude Earthquake Shakes Southern Coast, Potential Tsunami Warning?

Aussie Network News - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
Earlier, it was reported that the quake had potential “tsunamigenic” indications, but later it was revealed that there was no such risk associated with the earthquake. The quake came just after three weeks of an earthquake of 5.5-magnitude that struck ...
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Tangshan earthquake shook Chinese Communist Party's hold on power

The Australian - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
The year 1976, with the earthquake, the death of Mao just after midnight on September 9, and the downfall of the eventually despised Gang of Four, is perceived - along with 1989 - as a time the dynasty might easily have succumbed, and so not healthy ...

SHOCK CLAIM: Large Hadron Collider 'shut down after causing massive earthquake'

Express.co.uk - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
Conspiracy theorists claim the huge scientific installation, triggered a magnitude seven earthquake in Vanuatu, in the south Pacific which was so strong it was described as “shaking the planet”.

Norseman earthquakes see town declared Australia's shakiest town

ABC Online - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
"There is every possibility that another earthquake can occur of magnitude 5. "There has never been a magnitude-6 in that region so the possibility of a magnitude-6 is less likely, but you can't discount it.

Team to investigate possible Alpine Fault 'mega' earthquake

New Zealand Herald - ‎9 hours ago‎
Officials are assembling a team of crack quake experts to investigate possible mega-shakes that could cause widespread destruction.
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Magnitude 5.4 earthquake shakes Tokyo, no damage or casualties reported

Firstpost - ‎11 hours ago‎
Tokyo: An earthquake shook Tokyo late on Wednesday, but there were no reports of damage or casualties. The 5.4 magnitude jolt was felt in Tokyo and areas of eastern Japan at 11.47 am, the US Geological Survey said.
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China launches first sale of earthquake insurance

CRIENGLISH.com - ‎16 hours ago‎
Just before the 40th anniversary of the devastating Tangshan earthquake, China has launched the country's first earthquake insurance policy. Coincidentally, the very first policy was sold in Tangshan itself. So-called 'Catastrophe Insurance' is seen by ...

Cornell tests earthquake-resilient pipeline for LA

Cornell Chronicle - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
A top engineer from the city of Los Angeles visited Cornell July 20-22 as researchers tested a new earthquake-resilient pipeline designed to better protect southern California's water utility network from natural disasters.
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New earthquake-resilient water pipes developed

Business Standard - ‎16 hours ago‎
They ran multiple tests, including an earthquake simulation in which a 28-foot-long section of the pipe was outfitted with more than 120 monitoring instruments and buried within 80 tonnes of soil - an experiment that took over a month for the research ...
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Earthquake hits Tokyo and eastern Japan

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎Jul 16, 2016‎
Tokyo: An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.0 struck eastern Japan on Sunday and shook buildings in Tokyo, officials and witnesses said, but there was no danger of a tsunami and no immediate report of injuries or major damage.

Christchurch Botanic Gardens to honour earthquake deaths with cherry blossoms

New Zealand Herald - ‎2 hours ago‎
New Zealand World Peace Bell member David Bolam Smith will plant cherry blossom trees in both Christchurch and Japan to honour the lives of the earthquake victims. Photo / Christchurch Star. Twenty eight young Japanese language students lost their ...

2.5-magnitude earthquake registered in SW Bulgaria

Focus News - ‎19 hours ago‎
Yakoruda. An earthquake measuring 2.5 on the Richter scale has been registered close to the town of Yakoruda, district of Blagoevgrad, Southwestern Bulgaria, the National Institute of Geophysics, Geodesy and Geography with the Bulgarian Academy of ...

Third Goldfields quake in three days

Perth Now - ‎Jul 16, 2016‎
A 4.2 magnitude earthquake was felt southwest of Norseman just after 6pm on Thursday, while a 3.6 magnitude earthquake was felt 40km southeast of Norseman about 6.40am on Thursday morning. The tremors came after a 5.5 earthquake, the State's ...

The almighty earthquake that will never happen

Financial Times - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
Sir, The logic of Jon Cruddas's article “After Brexit, the Labour party peers over the edge” (July 25) is that, should Jeremy Corbyn be re-elected as leader, then those Labour MPs who do not support him should resign from the party.
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'Earthquake' in Florida Was Actually a Naval Explosion

Live Science - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
The combat ship, USS Jackson, completed its first of three scheduled shock trials in order to test the ship's ability to withstand the effects of nearby underwater explosion.

Earthquake reveals the problems with Ecuador's famous 'good life' policy

The Conversation UK - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
So it went after Ecuador's recent earthquake, which not only represents the largest humanitarian but also the most significant housing crisis for the country since decades.

Magnitude 4.7 earthquake hits Surigao Del Norte

Inquirer.net - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
A magnitude 4.7 earthquake, tectonic in origin, hit Surigao Del Norte at 10:29 p.m. Tuesday, according to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs).

New offshore early earthquake warning system could save lives

CKNW News Talk 980 - ‎1 hour ago‎
Worried about the big one? Well, you might now be able to breathe a little easier. The first piece of a new early earthquake warning system has been deployed off of B.C.'s coast. Developed by Ocean Networks Canada and funded with $5 million from ...

Earthquakes in the Upper Hunter

Hunter Valley News - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
Duty Seismologist Marco Maldoni at Geoscience Australia said it looked as though there had been a series of aftershocks. In regards to there being further earthquakes, he said the occurrence of an earthquake increased the chance of there being another.
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