Earthquakes

April 10, 2018 - 7:38 am
SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — A strong 6.2 earthquake struck Chile's central region on Tuesday. There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage. The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said the quake struck about 34 miles (54 kilometers) southwest of Ovalle, Chile at 7:19 a.m. local time. The USGS said it...
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April 10, 2018 - 2:10 am
MILAN (AP) — A 4.7-magnitude quake has hit an area of central Italy near Macerata which was struck by a series of powerful quakes in 2016. No deaths or injuries have been reported. Mayors in towns affected are reporting some damage from the temblor, which struck around dawn, and said that checks...
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April 07, 2018 - 11:16 am
COVINNGTON, Okla. (AP) — A magnitude 4.6 earthquake shook Oklahoma on Saturday and was also felt in neighboring Kansas and Missouri, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. It was one of four earthquakes recorded in northwest Oklahoma on Saturday morning. Garfield County Emergency Management...
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April 06, 2018 - 11:56 am
COVINGTON, Okla. (AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey has recorded two earthquakes in northwestern Oklahoma, the largest with a preliminary magnitude of 3.7. The USGS reports the larger quake struck at 10:07 a.m. Friday near Covington, two minutes after a magnitude 3.1 quake was recorded in the same...
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April 05, 2018 - 7:12 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A magnitude 5.3 earthquake struck Thursday under the ocean off Southern California and was felt widely along the mainland coast, but there were no reports of damage except to a chimney on one of the Channel Islands. The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake occurred at 12:29 p.m...
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April 01, 2018 - 10:01 am
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A 5.3-magnitude earthquake jolted the country's western province of Kermanshah, state TV reported Sunday. The temblor rocked the Kurdish town of Sarpol-e-Zahab, which was one of the areas that suffered extensive damage from a 7.2-magnitude earthquake in November that killed 600...
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March 29, 2018 - 9:01 pm
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A strong earthquake shook Papua New Guinea on Friday, a month after a more powerful quake killed at least 125 people in the Pacific island nation. Damage and casualties were not immediately reported. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center in Hawaii said the magnitude 7.2...
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March 24, 2018 - 10:46 am
MEDFORD, Oklahoma (AP) — Two small earthquakes have shaken parts of northern Oklahoma. The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 3.0 earthquake was recorded at about 3:20 a.m. Saturday about 8 miles (13 kilometers) south-southeast of Medford in Grant County. That's about 120 miles (193 kilometers...
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FILE - In this Thursday, March 15, 2018, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump talks with reporters during a meeting with Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar in the Oval Office of the White House, in Washington. In a series of blistering tweets on Saturday, March 17, 2018, Trump falsely asserted that the House Intelligence Committee has concluded there was no collusion between his presidential campaign and Russia. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
March 19, 2018 - 2:29 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's latest barrage of tweets attacking investigations into Russian meddling in the 2016 election stretched the bounds of credulity, from false claims that "no crime" had been uncovered to assertions that his campaign had been cleared of collusion with Russia...
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In this March 14, 2018 photo, members of the Marquez family talk outside the temporary shelter where seven children and four adults from the family are living in a park, six months after an earthquake damaged the Multifamiliares Tlalpan housing complex, toppling one building, killing nine people, and leaving around 300 families in housing limbo waiting for the rest of the buildings to be either repaired or condemned, in Mexico City. Most residents have moved in with relatives or friends, but those remaining are gradually receiving some housing help in the form of temporary one-room shelters built with plywood or with wooden pallets covered by polycarbonate by the Practical Architecture Consultancy (known by its Spanish acronym CAP) and the nonprofit Techo. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
March 19, 2018 - 12:06 am
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Under a patchwork shelter of overlapping tarps and repurposed vinyl advertisements, several dozen residents of 18 Independence Street pack cheek by jowl into donated tents in the street near their building, which was damaged in the Sept. 19 earthquake. Six months after the...
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