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2011-11-01 21:16:50

Details of an earthquake that rocked the largest city in the South Island of New Zealand in February 2011 may transform the way scientists assess the potential threat of fault lines that run through urban centers.

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2011-04-19 10:20:14

The massive subduction zone earthquake in Japan caused a significant level of soil “liquefaction” that has surprised researchers with its widespread severity, a new analysis shows.

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2010-12-10 13:41:18

As the US policy makers renew emphasis on the use of nuclear energy in their efforts to reduce the country's oil dependence, other factors come into play.

2008-07-31 03:00:28

By Andy Franks LONG BEACH - Your description of Tuesday's earthquake might be different from your friend's across town, but for a good reason: Geologic surveys show that some parts of Long Beach are more sensitive to ground motion.


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