Earthquakes

Australia's ancient geology controls the pathways of modern earthquakes

4 hours ago   |   Science Daily

New research near Uluru in Australia's arid center shows that rock structures formed deep within the ancient Gondwana supercontinent controlled the rupture pathways of one of...
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Strong earthquake shakes eastern Indonesia; no casualties

11 hours ago   |   ABC News

A powerful undersea earthquake has shaken eastern Indonesia, causing panic but no immediate reports of casualties or damage
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Earthquake in Southern California pegged at magnitude 5.5

Earthquake in Southern California pegged at magnitude 5.5

17 hours ago   |   New York Post

A strong earthquake striking in Southern California on Wednesday evening was initially pegged at magnitude 5.5, according to a report. The epicenter was believed to be around...
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5.5 magnitude earthquake hits Searles Valley, California

5.5 magnitude earthquake hits Searles Valley, California

19 hours ago   |   KCRA   |   2 articles

A 5.5 magnitude earthquake hit the Searles Valley in Southern California, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
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5.5 magnitude earthquake hits near Ridgecrest: USGS

19 hours ago   |   ABC   |   2 articles

A 5.5-magnitude earthquake hit near Ridgecrest on Wednesday evening, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
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Strong earthquake, little damage in northern Chile

1 day ago   |   ABC News

A strong earthquake has shaken northern Chile, but its epicenter was relatively deep beneath a sparsely populated desert region and there are no reports of serious damage or injury
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3.9-magnitude earthquake hits near Barstow area, USGS says

1 day ago   |   ABC

A 3.9-magnitude earthquake hit near the Barstow area Tuesday evening, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
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Lehigh Valley nursing home manager's mother escapes earthquake and now battles coronavirus recovery

2 days ago   |   The Morning Call

For one Cedarbrook manager, Ricardo Cintado, dealing with coronavirus became personal
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Joe Rogan jokes humanity is ‘two catastrophes away from an alien invasion' as Yellowstone hit by SWARM of earthquakes

Joe Rogan jokes humanity is ‘two catastrophes away from an alien invasion' as Yellowstone hit by SWARM of earthquakes

2 days ago   |   RT

Seismic activity near Yellowstone National Park spiked over the weekend, with the US Geological Survey reporting a swarm of eleven earthquakes on Friday alone, the strongest of...
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Is Puerto Rico About to Give Another Terrible Energy Contract to an American Company?

2 days ago   |   The New Republic

On January 6 and 7, a 6.4-magnitude earthquake and aftershocks struck Puerto Rico, killing at least one person, injuring more, and causing mass blackouts across the island's...
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Judge: $750K bail for 3 ex-officers accused in Floyd's death

Judge: $750K bail for 3 ex-officers accused in Floyd's death

MINNEAPOLIS - A judge set bail at $750,000 apiece Thursday for three fired Minneapolis police officers charged with aiding and abetting in the killing of George Floyd, as a... Read more ...

AP source: NBA owners approve 22-team season restart plan

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Facebook slaps labels on state-controlled media amid anger over Trump's posts

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Detained US Navy veteran freed by Iran, en route home

Detained US Navy veteran freed by Iran, en route home

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Nearly 43 million Americans have filed for unemployment benefits during the pandemic

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Health official: No new COVID-19 cases from parties at Lake of Ozarks

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Congress has approved more than $3 trillion in coronavirus relief. Here's...

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In March, Congress authorized trillions of dollars in spending to help address the economic crisis caused by the coronavirus pandemic - much of it aimed at getting cash into... Read more ...

New suspect identified in disappearance of Madeleine McCann

New suspect identified in disappearance of Madeleine McCann

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