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First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

Report: Earthquakes not linked to oil and gas practices

A task force examining earthquakes in Kansas didn’t find conclusive evidence linking practices used by drillers to “specific seismic events,” but called for more study on the issue, according to a news release.The Induced Seismicity Task Force submitted ... [Published Topeka Capital-Journal - 10 hours ago]
First reported Oct 01 2014 - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Task force: Oregon needs massive upgrades in case of quake

Earthquake Richter Scale (Photo: KGW)"The Big One." Are you ready for it?According to experts, not only are a lot of Oregonians not ready for a major earthquake, much of our state's infrastructure is not, either.But that could be changing.Last year, lawmakers ... [Published KGW.com - Oct 01 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

2 small earthquakes felt in southern Kansas county

A southern Kansas county was shaking after a pair of earthquakes were reported within hours of each other but apparently didn't cause any damage.The U.S. Geological Survey reports the first earthquake to hit Harper County was at 7:30 a.m. Tuesday and ... [Published KansasCity.com - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated 20 hours ago - 3 reports

Moderate earthquake hits Papua New Guinea

KUALA LUMPUR: A moderate earthquake, with a magnitude of 5.9 on the Richter scale, occurred at 11.38am today in the New Britain region of Papua New Guinea, the Malaysian Meteorological Department reported.It said in a statement that the epicentre of the ... [Published The Sun Daily - Oct 01 2014]
First reported Oct 01 2014 - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

Second Quake Hits Stricken Town In Peru

LIMA, Oct 1 (BERNAMA-NNN-ANDINA) -- For the second time in less than four days, a 3.6-magnitude tremor shook the already quake-affected area of Paruro in southern Peru early Tuesday, the Peru Geophysical Institute, or IGP, reported.IGP said the tremor ... [Published Bernama - Oct 01 2014]
First reported Oct 01 2014 - Updated Oct 01 2014 - 1 reports

Earthquake in Labette County

The U.S. Geological Survey confirms that Labette County had an earthquake about six miles west, northwest of Parsons Tuesday evening. Another quake is expected in the area around 12:30 a.m. Wednesday, though it may be smaller.The Tuesday night quake was ... [Published Parsons Sun - Oct 01 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 2 reports

Earthquake in Azerbaijan felt in Armenia and NKR

A magnitude-5.1 earthquake measuring 7 on the Richter scale struck 23 km southeast of the Azerbaijani city of Guba at 8:40 am today.Tremors measuring 3 points were also felt in Armenia’s Tavush province and in Nagorno Karabakh, Armenian Ministry of Emergency ... [Published Aysor.am - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

5.3-magnitude quake hits Russia -- USGS

BEIJING, Sept. 29 (Xinhua) -- An earthquake measuring 5.3 on the Richter scale jolted 22 km southeast of Kurush, Russia at 0138 GMT on Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.The epicenter, with a depth of 41.33 km, was initially determined to be at 41.2192 ... [Published Xinhua News Agency - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Earthquake in Pilar de la Horadada

AN EARTHQUAKE rocked the southern Costa Blanca this weekend, the national geographical institute has just revealed.The epicentre was in the sea just off the coast of Pilar de la Horadada in the province of Alicante, close to the border with the region ... [Published Gnom.es - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 28 2014 - Updated Sep 28 2014 - 4 reports

5 magnitude quake jolts Peshawar

An earthquake, measuring 5.5 on Richter scale, jolted different parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa early Sunday’s wee hours.According to the Meteorological Office, the tremors were felt in Peshawar, Mardan, Malakand, Shangla and adjacent areas.The epicentre ... [Published Pakistan Today - Sep 28 2014]
First reported Sep 27 2014 - Updated Sep 27 2014 - 2 reports

Earthquake in Jammu &Kashmir

New Delhi: An earthquake of 4.6 magnitude onthe Richter scale occurred on the Indo-Pak border region of Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday.According to the Indian Meterological Department, the quake struck at 9.52 pm.The depth of the earthquake was 10km below ... [Published zeenews.com - Sep 27 2014]
First reported Sep 27 2014 - Updated Sep 27 2014 - 2 reports

Earthquake Swarm: 600 Earthquake Rattle California’ Mammoth Lakes In 36 Hours

A swarm of some 600 small earthquakes have rattled California’s Mammoth Lakes region since Thursday morning, with most occurring in a 36-hour-period.The earthquake swarm produced quakes ranging from 1.0 to 3.8 on the Richter Scale, according to the L.A. ... [Published Inquisitr - Sep 27 2014]

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"They are now a group on the run. They are no longer a government. They are no longer a politicalpolitical movement. They are no longer a reality in Afghanistan. We don't see them as a danger in any way."
"We haven't really seen ourselves as a seismic hazard zone for more than about 40 years, so we still have a lot of old vulnerable buildings and old infrastructure" explained Jeff Rubin, vice chair of the Oregon Resiliency Task Force

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Oakland delays decision on pipeline opposition [Published North Jersey.com - 4 hours ago]
Report: Earthquakes not linked to oil and gas p... [Published Topeka Capital-Journal - 10 hours ago]
After Shock [Published Good Times Santa Cruz - 14 hours ago]
Witnesses say quarry not a threat [Published TheDailyNews - 16 hours ago]
Afghanistan’s Uncertain Future [Published Afghanistan News Center - 23 hours ago]
Moderate earthquake hits Papua New Guinea [Published The Sun Daily - Oct 01 2014]
Khan trapped [Published The News International - Oct 01 2014]
Second Quake Hits Stricken Town In Peru [Published Bernama - Oct 01 2014]
Moderate Earthquake Hits Fiji Islands Region [Published Bernama - Oct 01 2014]
Earthquake in Labette County [Published Parsons Sun - Oct 01 2014]
Task force: Oregon needs massive upgrades in ca... [Published KGW.com - Oct 01 2014]
5.2-magnitude quake hits 37km N of Taron, Papua... [Published Xinhua News Agency - Sep 30 2014]
XINHUA - Urgent: 5.2-magnitude quake hits 37km ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Sep 30 2014]
Urgent: 5.2-magnitude quake hits 37km N of Taro... [Published GlobalPost - Sep 30 2014]
2 small earthquakes felt in southern Kansas county [Published KansasCity.com - Sep 30 2014]
Moderate Earthquake Hits Eastern New Guinea Region [Published Bernama - Sep 30 2014]
Advancing the state-of-the-art in seismic science [Published PhysOrg.com - Sep 30 2014]
Different Kids Need Different Credentials [Published Education Next - Sep 30 2014]
Greece: earthquake measuring 4 on the Richter f... [Published Ansamed - Sep 29 2014]
Earthquake in Azerbaijan felt in Armenia and NKR [Published Aysor.am - Sep 29 2014]
Peru declares state of emergency in earthquake-... [Published Individual.com - Sep 29 2014]
Azerbaijan earthquake felt in Armenia [Published PANORAMA.am - Sep 29 2014]
Earthquake Jolts Yalimo, Papua [Published Organization of Asia-Pacific News Agencies - Sep 29 2014]
Earthquake in Pilar de la Horadada [Published Gnom.es - Sep 29 2014]
5.3-magnitude quake hits Russia -- USGS [Published Xinhua News Agency - Sep 29 2014]
Small quake strikes northwest of Helena [Published Helena Independent - Sep 28 2014]
XINHUA - Eight killed in Peru earthquake [Published Namibia Press Agency - Sep 28 2014]
Earthquakes Caused by Wastewater from Methane P... [Published Inquisitr - Sep 28 2014]
5 magnitude quake jolts Peshawar [Published Pakistan Today - Sep 28 2014]
Eight killed in Peru earthquake [Published China.org.cn - Sep 28 2014]
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Yale president’s office was involved from the g... [Published Mondoweiss - Sep 16 2014]
Good news: Journalists are writing up the Rev. Bruce Shipman case at Yale in a sympathetic manner. Was it really necessary for the Episcopal chaplain to lose his job at the school because of a three-sentence letter to the New York Times saying Israel’s ...
Earthquake hits Dalarna [Published Radio Sweden - Sep 15 2014]
A moderate earthquake struck central Sweden Monday, thought to register close to 5 on the Richter Scale. The quake hit the central counties of Dalarna and Jämtland, between the towns of Mora and Sveg, and preliminary measurements place it between 4.5 ...
Mild quake rattles northwestern Greece [Published ekathimerini.com Latest News - Sep 09 2014]
A moderate earthquake measuring 4 on the Richter scale rattled the northwestern towns of Ioanenna and Preveza on Tuesday afternoon, Skai has reported.The epicenter of the 2.25 p.m. tremor was 12 kilometers west of Preveza.There were no reports of injuri... ...
What Could Go Wrong? This. [Published The Mudflats - Aug 31 2014]
There’s a game most of us play. It’s called “What Could Go Wrong?!” You know, like I’m going to hand my nine year old an automatic weapon – “What Could Go Wrong?!” Or, why not go bare-headed and drive a motorcycle really fast? “What Could Go Wrong?!” ...
EU announces 3.7 million euro aid for Cephalonia [Published ekathimerini.com Latest News - Aug 27 2014]
A proposal for special European Union funding worth 3.7 million euros for the Ionian island of Cephalonia following a 5.8 Richter scale earthquake and a series of aftershocks in early 2014 was announced on Wednesday.The aid was part of a nearly 47 millio... ...
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