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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, ...
TIME   23 September 2019   Albania   Tirana  
<p>TIRANA, Albania (AP) &mdash; Fear and safety hazards kept many residents of Albania&rsquo;s capital of Tirana and the port city of Durres out of their homes Sunday after an earthquake the day before injured 105 people and damaged hundreds of buildings.<br ...
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 ...
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) ...
CBS Los Angeles   05 July 2019   USA   California  
<p>TRONA (CBSLA) &mdash; In the town closest to the epicenter of Thursday morning&rsquo;s earthquake, the lights are finally back on &mdash; though residents are still waiting for water and gas to return.<br />The other issue, according to CBS2&rsquo;s Tom ...
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 ...
The Mercury news   24 June 2019   USA   California  
<p>SCOTIA &mdash; The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 5.5 earthquake has hit near the Pacific coast of Northern California. The agency says the earthquake struck at 8:53 p.m. at a spot 17.3 miles (27.9 kilometers) southwest of Scotia, a town of 850 ...
Los Angeles Times   30 May 2019   El Salvador  
<p>A strong earthquake struck off the coast of El Salvador early Thursday, sending frightened residents running out of their homes in the predawn hours.<br>Authorities initially said a small tsunami was possible, but it did not appear. Civil defense employees ...