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2012-08-27 09:00:01

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online UPDATE : 08-27-2012 10:00 a.m. (EST) Latest reports on the swarm of Southern California earthquakes puts the number at somewhere around 300, according to the USGS. The continuing series of temblors produced only minor damage, knocking trailers off their foundations and breaking windows. A few reports of cosmetic damage has also been reported on some older buildings. Most of the quakes were in the range of magnitude of 3.0,...

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2012-05-17 12:00:12

D.M. Crumbliss MAY 17, 2012: A magnitude 4.3 earthquake shook Timpson, Texas this morning at about 3 AM. Timpson is located in Shelby County near the Louisiana border. Timpson had another 3.9 magnitude quake on May 10. The quake was felt 75 miles from the epicenter. This morning´s quake was the third largest in East Texas´ history. Timpson is the site of two wastewater injection wells that take toxic fracking water from Louisiana. The wells are very close to the epicenter...

2008-04-30 09:50:00

A recent surge of seemingly endless earthquakes in Nevada over the past two months have seismologists puzzled as they try to determine whether the quakes indicate more activity to come."You're not going to get an earthquake prediction today," John Anderson, director of Seismology Laboratory at the University of Nevada, Reno, said Tuesday during a briefing with Gov. Jim Gibbons and emergency managers on the seismic activity.Hundreds of quakes began hitting the Reno, Nevada area on Feb. 28. The...

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