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2008-10-10 21:00:23

By Oakland Tribune An earthquake shook parts of the East Bay this afternoon, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The quake, with a magnitude of 3.1, struck at 4:19 p.m., a mile northeast of Piedmont and three miles northeast of Oakland. No damages or injuries have been reported.

2008-10-06 12:00:26

In April, a group of scientists and engineers, working with the U.S.

2008-07-30 09:00:15

By ROBERT JABLON By Robert Jablon The Associated Press LOS ANGELES The strongest earthquake to strike a populated area of Southern California in more than a decade rattled windows and chandeliers, made buildings sway and sent people running into the streets Tuesday.

2008-07-30 09:00:14

By Robert Jablon Associated Press LOS ANGELES -- The strongest earthquake to strike a populated area of Southern California in more than a decade rattled windows and chandeliers, made buildings sway and sent people running into the streets on Tuesday.

2008-07-29 21:00:14

LOS ANGELES - A strong earthquake shook Southern California on Tuesday, causing buildings to sway and triggering some precautionary evacuations. No immediate damage was reported. The jolt was felt from Los Angeles to San Diego, and slightly in Las Vegas. Preliminary information from the U.S.

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2008-07-29 15:10:00

A moderate earthquake measuring around 5.4 on the Richter scale shook the Los Angeles area Tuesday morning, seismologists reported.

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2008-05-22 14:22:06

Scientists released a report today describing the impact of a magnitude 7.8 earthquake occurring along Southern California’s San Andreas Fault.

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2008-04-18 07:10:00

Midwest residents awoke early Friday morning by a 5.4 magnitude earthquake that rivals the strongest ever recorded in that region.

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2008-04-14 21:00:00

Scientists released the first official statewide forecast of earthquake probabilities for California Monday, reporting a 99 percent probability of a strong and damaging earthquake of magnitude of 6.7 or greater occurring along one of the state’s major seismic faults within the next 30 years.

2006-06-15 08:07:33

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A light earthquake shook northern California early on Thursday, the U.S. Geological Survey said. The tremor occurred at 5:24 a.m. PDT and was magnitude 4.7, rated as "light," the agency said on its Web site. The epicenter was 28 miles southeast of San Jose.


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