Earthquakes

Magnitude 6 earthquake hits Ecuador, close to weekend's 7.8 quake zone
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A powerful earthquake measuring 6.0 magnitude struck off Ecuador's disaster-stricken coast on Thursday, as survivors of an earlier deadly quake that killed 587 people clamored for food, water and medicine in parts of the disaster zone. The latest quake …

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Nepal: one year after earthquake, UN food relief agency focuses on most vulnerable
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21 April 2016 – A year after an earthquake in Nepal that killed more than 9,000 people and led to damages and losses estimated at $7 billion, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) said today that it is working with the Government so those most …

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Nepal's Poorest Face the Hardest Recovery From the 2015 Earthquake
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The Shree Bhagawati Higher Secondary School in Khareltok, Nepal, was destroyed in the 2015 earthquake. The walls of many of the classrooms collapsed and the school was condemned, leaving the students with nowhere to go for class. Elijah Wolfson for …

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Ecuador earthquake puts Wisconsin doctor to test
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Building collapses throughout the country have caused the crush injuries that the hospitals have seen in abundance since the earthquake. Medical staff at Hospital Hesburgh have been treating fractures, spinal cord injuries, facial bone fractures and …

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It's Been a Bad Week For Earthquakes, but Experts Don't See a Seismological Trend
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A week ago, the Japanese island of Kyushu in the country's south was hit by an earthquake that killed at least nine people, injured hundreds of others and caused significant damage. Measuring 6.5 on the Richter scale, the quake mainly affected the town …

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One Year After a Devastating Earthquake, Nepal Is Still in Ruins
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It was a miracle, the Nepalis say, that the 2015 Gorkha earthquake, which registered a magnitude of 7.8 and shook their Kathmandu Valley onto the world stage, happened on a Saturday morning. Throughout rural Nepal, children were in their home villages …

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