earthquakes

A Pair of Tremors Highlight the Different Types of West Coast Earthquakes
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It was a day for quake, rattle, and roll on the west coast when small earthquakes hit both Los Angeles and the Pacific Northwest on Tuesday. While the pair shared common characteristics, the stories behind why they happened reveal dramatically …

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Small Earthquakes Rattle Oklahoma County
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Two earthquakes were reported Sunday in Oklahoma County, the U.S. Geological Survey reported. The first earthquake happened at 6:36 p.m. It was a 3.2-magnitude quake. Its epicenter was about four miles southwest of Arcadia, six miles east, southeast of …

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Updates: Earthquakes shake Reno, strongest at 4.4 magnitude
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Update 11:20 p.m.: The U.S. Geological Survey reports the strongest earthquake to shake the Reno area Tuesday night was a 4.4 magnitude. Above is a map of where the earthquakes started on Tuesday, according to data provided by the USGS:.

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Can electric signals in Earth's atmosphere predict earthquakes?
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Scientists have detected electromagnetic anomalies before major earthquakes, like the magnitude 9.0 event that struck Japan in 2011, triggering a massive tsunami that wiped out coastal communities like Ōfunato, shown above.

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This app spots earthquakes before seismic reports
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Being shaken by an earthquake can be terrifying, but that fear may serve as a great alert system for others. LastQuake is an app and website that detects earthquakes by monitoring web traffic, Tweets and Instragram-esque photos. By sifting through …

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Oklahoma reports surge in earthquakes during 2015
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As 2015 nears its end, 850 earthquakes of magnitude three or greater have stirred the state of Oklahoma. Compared to 584 of the same magnitude in 2014 and 109 in 2013, the trend is clear: earthquakes are on the rise. While Oklahoma's spike in …

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