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antarctic icequakes
2014-08-11 07:26:19

A massive earthquake that affected the Maule region of Chile in February 2010 also unleashed a series of smaller seismic events known as “icequakes” nearly 3,000 to the south in Antarctica, a team of researchers report in a new Nature Geoscience study.

Chilean M8.2 Earthquake May Be Forewarning Of A Larger Event
2014-04-02 07:51:51

Chile is beginning to dig out from a massive 8.2 magnitude earthquake that struck the region at 8:46 p.m. local time Tuesday evening about 52 miles northwest of the mining town of Iquique, according to the USGS.

North America Rocked By Two Major Earthquakes And Several Small Ones
2013-09-04 15:02:31

What started as a few small temblors that shook up Texas residents on Monday turned into an all-out rumble as three major earthquakes rocked parts of North America and Japan into Tuesday evening.

Earthquake Strikes Costa Rica
2012-09-05 11:29:22

Costa Rica was rocked by a powerful, magnitude-7.6 earthquake this morning, but so far there have been no reports of major damage.

Powerful Earthquake Shakes Pacific 110 Miles From El Salvador
2012-08-27 07:50:14

A powerful 7.3 magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of El Salvador Sunday night, followed by a 5.4 magnitude aftershock an hour later, according to a report by the US Geological Survey.

Indonesian Earthquake: Update
2012-04-11 08:37:20

Wednesday’s powerful 8.6-magnitude earthquake that struck off Indonesia’s western coast at 2:38 p.m. local time, was followed by fears of a tsunami, gripping a region that still had the 2004 tsunami -- one that ravaged numerous coastal communities along the Indian Ocean and killing more than 230,000 people -- fresh in their minds.


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