Earthquakes

How earthquakes might trigger faraway volcanoes
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On 14 April, a magnitude 6.2 earthquake struck the Japanese island of Kyushu. Two days later, Japanese officials reported towering plumes of smoke at Mt. Aso, a volcano 42 kilometers away from the quake's epicenter. A small eruption was occurring.

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Bike through history on this 1906 San Francisco earthquake tour
www.latimes.com
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Bicyclists who are interested in San Francisco's history, especially the city's devastating 1906 earthquake, may want to hop on Mission Bicycle Co.'s new temblor tour. It was April 18 more than a century ago when San Franciscans were awakened around 5 …

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Dog dies from exhaustion after rescuing seven people from earthquake
www.telegraph.co.uk
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A four-year-old white Labrador called Dayko has been hailed as a hero after rescuing seven people from the aftermath of the Ecuador earthquake – before dying from exhaustion. Dayko, a rescue dog for the Ibara fire service, died last Friday, having …

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North Buncombe earthquake goes 'boom,' felt by many
www.citizen-times.com
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WEAVERVILLE – People near a magnitude 2.5 earthquake Monday morning reported hearing strange noises and feeling vibrations. Residents and others in the northern part of Buncombe County said they could feel something moving and called in to report …

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A Year After the Earthquake, Nepal Is a Man-Made Disaster
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There they found jobs at a brick factory, taking shifts from late night into the early morning. Mamita is a victim twice over. First an earthquake took her home, school, family and friends. Then, left only with her life and standing at the intersection …

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Now ANOTHER earthquake hits: Mexico struck by large tremor as fears mount over …
www.express.co.uk
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Luis Felipe Puente, head of Mexico's emergency services, said the earthquake was felt lightly in parts of Chiapas. He said there had not yet been reports of damage. It comes just days after 600 lives were lost in another quake in Ecuador, sparking …

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