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New Atlas   22 April 2020  
<p>Drawing on data from satellites and Apollo-era missions, scientists at the US Geological Survey (USGS), NASA and the Lunar Planetary Institute have pieced together what they say is the first comprehensive geological map of the Moon.</p> <p>Our 4.5-billion-year-old ...
Fox News   21 February 2020   USA  
<p>In 2019, California was rocked by back-to-back earthquakes measuring 7.1 and 6.4, respectively. The quakes brought renewed attention to the state’s vulnerability given its boundaries around the San Andreas fault line.<br>The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) ...
Mail Online   12 February 2020   Japan   Fukushima  
<p>Japan was rattled by a 5.2-magnitude earthquake off the coast of Fukushima province today. <br />The quake struck just over 50 miles from the city of Fukushima where the nuclear disaster occurred in 2011. <br />Witnesses said they had felt a 10-second ...
NTD.TV   23 January 2020   Alaska   Adak  
<p>A 6.2 magnitude earthquake has struck 50 miles west of the city of Adak in Alaska at 7:53 p.m. Alaska Standard Time, the U.S. Geological Survey said on Thursday.</p>
Space.com   14 January 2020   Puerto Rico  
<p>The swarm of earthquakes that have rocked Puerto Rico recently left marks that are visible from space.<br>About 2,000 quakes have shaken Puerto Rico since late December, with the most powerful a 6.4-magnitude temblor that took place last Tuesday (Jan. 7), ...
The Guardian   26 November 2019   Albania   Tirana  
<p>At least nine people have died and 600 people have been injured after a powerful earthquake hit Albania in the early hours of Tuesday, causing damage along the country&rsquo;s Adriatic coastline and in the capital, Tirana. Several buildings collapsed, burying ...
SBS News   05 November 2019   Chile   Coquimbo  
<p>A magnitude-6.0 quake has struck near the coastal city of Coquimbo in central Chile, the US Geological Survey says, causing building to shake in capital city Santiago but no damage.<br>The quake, reported earlier by the European-Mediterranean Seismological ...
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Aljazeera   15 July 2019   Indonesia   Moluccas islands  
<p>Indonesia's Moluccas islands have been hit by a series of aftershocks after a magnitude 7.2 earthquake killed at least two people, prompting hundreds of people to flee their homes.<br />The United States Geological Survey said Sunday's quake was centred ...
CNN   06 July 2019   USA   California  
<p>(CNN) Residents of Southern California are on high alert after a 7.1-magnitude earthquake rocked communities near the Mojave Desert on Friday, just one day after a 6.4-magnitude quake occurred in the same area.<br>The United States Geological Survey (USGS) ...
News18   26 June 2019   Costa Rica  
<p>San Jos&eacute; (Costa Rica): A 6.3 magnitude earthquake hit the Panama-Costa Rica border around midnight on Tuesday, the US Geological Survey said, with the potential to cause casualties and "significant damage".<br />The shallow quake struck at a depth ...