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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 ...
Mail Online   04 February 2020   Puerto Rico  
<p>A magnitude 5.0 aftershock rattled southern Puerto Rico on Tuesday, causing some cracks but no reported injuries in a region that has been shaken by continuing quakes for more than a month.<br />Officials in the southwest coastal town of Guayanilla reported ...
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), ...
Adventuresinpoortaste   01 January 2020   World  
<p>The ground beneath our feet is constantly changing, and despite those changes taking place over millions of years, we’re able to experience geologic change in much shorter time spans. The last decade has been filled with geologic news, from deadly earthquakes, ...
The Straits Times   15 December 2019   Philippines   Davao  
<p>MANILA (REUTERS) - A powerful earthquake struck near the Philippine city of Davao on Sunday (Dec 15), damaging buildings and causing several injuries, officials said, the latest in a series of tremors to strike the southern part of the country in recent ...
Mirror   24 September 2019   Puerto Rico  
<p>A 6.3-magnitude earthquake has been recorded off the north coast of Puerto Rico.<br />The United States Geological Survey said the tremor struck north of the province of Isabela.<br />There were no immediate reports of casualties or damage from the earthquake, ...
The Washington Post   05 September 2019   USA   California, L.A.  
<p>Scientists thought the Wilmington blind‐thrust fault that runs deep under the Los Angeles region had been dormant since the Late Pliocene era, millions of years ago. But a new study reveals that it&rsquo;s very much alive, and capable of generating the ...
Los Angeles Times   23 July 2019   USA   California  
<p>Millions felt the shaking from the Ridgecrest earthquake.<br>But new satellite images offer a dramatic and instructive view of the immense power of the magnitude 7.1 quake, showing how California’s biggest earthquake in nearly two decades caused the ground ...
CBS NEWS   19 July 2019   Greece   athens  
<p>Athens, Greece &ndash; A strong earthquake hit Friday near the Greek capital of Athens, causing residents to run into the streets in fear and firefighters to check for people trapped in elevators. The Athens Institute of Geodynamics gave the earthquake ...