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<p>Update 11:09 UTC : People are reporting multiple aftershocks<br />Update 11:06 UTC : USGS reports a M6.2 Magnitude</p>
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temblor.net   28 April 2017   Chile   Valparaiso  
<p>Since 22 April 2017, an earthquake swarm has been in progress offshore the port city of Valpara&iacute;so, which has been widely felt in Chile&rsquo;s capital, Santiago. This sequence began with a M=6.0, and was followed two days later on 24 April, by a ...
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The Guardian   25 April 2017   Chile   Valparaiso  
<p>A powerful earthquake of magnitude 7.1 has struck off the west coast of Chile, rocking the capital Santiago and generating at least two significant aftershocks.</p> <p>No major damage was immediately apparent, according to an assessment by Chile&rsquo;s ...
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temblor.net   21 April 2017   Turkey   Izmir  
<p>Two mid-size earthquakes, 200 km away and 1 hour apart, shook western Turkey causing widespread anxiety. Some 100 km away from the closest shock, In Izmir, the country&rsquo;s third largest city, many people ran outside. Although construction quality has ...
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Gulf News   05 April 2017   Iran   Asia  
<p>A powerful magnitude 6.1 earthquake struck northeastern Iran near the holy city of Mashhad on Wednesday, killing at least one person as residents fled onto the streets and aftershocks shook the region.</p><p>Iranian state radio said the epicenter of the ...
Euronews   29 March 2017   Russia   Asia  
<p>An earthquake has struck Russia&rsquo;s far east near Kamchatka peninsula according to the US Geographical Survey. It&rsquo;s magnitude is said to be 6.6. It was originally recorded with a magnitude 7.0.</p> <p>It struck at a depth of around 33 km just ...
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BNO news   07 March 2017   Switzerland, Italy   Europe  
<p>A moderate earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 4.6 has struck southeast of Zurich, with shaking felt in Liechtenstein, Austria, southern Germany, and northern Italy, residents and seismologists say.</p> <p>The earthquake, which struck at 9:12 p.m. ...
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temblor.net   16 February 2017   Turkey   Asia  
<p>A series of mid-sized earthquakes (also called a seismic swarm) occurred at the tip of the Biga Peninsula in Turkey at the intersection of the Kestanbol Fault and the Edremit Fault Zone. In just a few days, 800 earthquakes varying size were felt, including ...
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Los Angeles Times   14 February 2017   United States   Americas  
<p>Santa Monica is poised to require safety improvements to as many as 2,000 earthquake-vulnerable buildings in what would be the nation’s most extensive seismic retrofitting effort.</p><p>Santa Monica’s safety rules would go beyond what Los Angeles has done ...
temblor.net   01 February 2017   United States   Americas  
<p>At 9:35 p.m. local time last night (January 30), a small M=3.5 earthquake shook the city of Hollister, CA, and was felt as far away as Santa Cruz and Monterey. According to the USGS ShakeMap, only light shaking was felt, and around 300 people recorded feeling ...
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