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    Magnitude 5.8 Earthquake Strikes Off Central Panamanian Coast - US Geological Survey

    Magnitude 5.8 Earthquake Strikes Off Central Panamanian Coast – US Geological Survey

    Fahad Shabbir (@FahadShabbir) 1 hour ago Thu 16th July 2020 | 04:40 AM MOSCOW (UrduPoint News / Sputnik – 16th July, 2020) A 5.8 magnitude earthquake has been registered off the coast of central Panama, the US Geological Survey said. The tremor was recorded at 21:39 GMT on Wednesday, with the epicenter located 70 kilometers (over 43 miles) southwest of…

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  • NASA Renews Grant for CWU Earthquake Warning Research | News

    ELLENSBURG, WA. — Earthquake detection and characterization have been the central focus of the Pacific Northwest Geodetic Array (PANGA) laboratory at Central Washington University for more than 25 years. A recent grant from NASA will ensure that the lab’s life-saving work will continue for at least another year. The $225,908 funding package — the second of three annual installments — will…

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  • Earthquake rattles western NC after 2 hit Georgia: geologists

    A 2.4-magnitude earthquake shook north of Asheville in western North Carolina around 11 a.m. Wednesday, the U.S. Geological Survey reports. The quake was 1.6 miles deep and hit Spruce Pine near Pisgah National Forest at 11:07 a.m. — about seven hours after a 2.4-magnitude tremor rattled west of McCaysville, Georgia, a city on the North Carolina border, McClatchy News reported.…

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    4.6 magnitude earthquake rocks Kabul: US Geological Survey

    4.6 magnitude earthquake rocks Kabul&nbsp | &nbspPhoto Credit:&nbspANI Kabul: A shallow magnitude-4.6 earthquake rocked Kabul on Monday, the US Geological Survey said, sending crowds into the streets of the Afghan capital. There were no immediate reports of any casualties after the quake shook Kabul at 8:36 pm (1606 GMT) with such violence that some residents at first thought it…

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    Magnitude 5.5 Earthquake Registered Near Alaska - US Geological Survey

    Magnitude 5.5 Earthquake Registered Near Alaska – US Geological Survey

    Sumaira FH 26 minutes ago Sun 05th July 2020 | 06:40 PM MOSCOW (UrduPoint News / Sputnik – 05th July, 2020) A 5.5 magnitude earthquake was registered on Sunday in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of the US State of Alaska, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said. The quake was registered at 08:53 GMT at the depth of 10…

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    COURTESY U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY
                                An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 4.6 struck south of Hilo late Thursday night.

    Magnitude 4.6 earthquake shakes Hawaii island

    COURTESY U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 4.6 struck south of Hilo late Thursday night. An earthquake with a preliminary 4.6 magnitude struck south of Hilo late Thursday night but was not strong enough to generate a tsunami, officials said. The quake shook the eastern side of the Big Island at 11:20 p.m. and was centered…

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    Earthquake shakes Tulare County – The Sun-Gazette Newspaper

    The U.S. Geological Service (USGS) estimated there was “little to no” landslides, liquification or other types of property damage. Most of Tulare County only registered “light shaking.” A 5.8 earthquake east of Mount Whitney rumbles through Tulare County; no damages reported. Map courtesy of the U.S. Geological Service. Visalia Vice Mayor Steve Nelsen, who is also executive director of Downtown…

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    1.6 magnitude earthquake recorded near Sandwich

    1.6 magnitude earthquake recorded near Sandwich Centered about 1 mile west of Sandwich Updated: 3:08 PM EDT Jun 28, 2020 A small earthquake hit the Granite State on Friday night.>> Download the FREE WMUR AppThe U.S. Geological Survey reported the 1.6 magnitude earthquake was centered about 1 mile west of Sandwich.The quake occurred around 11:44 p.m., and there are no…

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    Chinas Xinjiang Hit By 6.4 Magnitude Earthquake – US Geological Survey

    Fahad Shabbir (@FahadShabbir) 35 minutes ago Fri 26th June 2020 | 03:40 AM MOSCOW (UrduPoint News / Sputnik – 26th June, 2020) China‘s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region was hit on Friday by a 6.4 magnitude earthquake, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said. The tremor was recorded at 5:05 a.m. local time (21:05 GMT on Thursday) 279 kilometers (over 173 miles)…

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    Deadly Earthquake Rattles Southern Mexico

    A powerful earthquake struck Mexico’s southern Oaxaca region on Tuesday, killing at least five people and shaking buildings hundreds of miles away. The 7.4-magnitude quake struck mid-morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Its epicenter was off the Pacific coast about seven miles southwest of Santa María Zapotitlán, near the beach resort of Huatulco. Reuters reports that rockfalls blocked the…

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