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Earthquake in Peru destroys dozens of homes, kills 1 man

ABC News - 14 Jan 2018
The earthquake destroyed 171 homes, displacing the same number of families, Peru's National Emergency Operations Center said on its website Sunday night. It added that 736 families had been affected in some way by the tremor. Emergency crews responded ...

Carnkie man trapped as 'earthquake' blasts destroy home

BBC News - 22 Jan 2018
A man was left trapped under rubble after a huge "earthquake-like" explosion destroyed a bungalow. The explosion ripped off the side of the home in Carnkie, near Helston, Cornwall, at about 01:00 GMT and a second soon after spread debris up to 200m ...

Shallow earthquake strikes small Missouri town

Belleville News-Democrat - 22 Jan 2018
The U.S. Geological Survey is reporting a 2.4 magnitude earthquake outside of a small town in the Missouri Bootheel. The quake was about 8.4 kilometers below ground and was felt at least 4.6 kilometers away, the U.S. Geological Survey reports. That ...

Earthquake swarm hits Reno with over 230 earthquakes in seven ...

SFGate - 22 Jan 2018
Reno has become a hotbed of earthquake activity as the city has recorded over 270 earthquakes in the last month, with more than 230 in the seven days before Friday. The large number of quakes hasn't left the city shaking with fear, however: most of the ...

Second earthquake within a week shakes Kentucky county

WKYT - 22 Jan 2018
KNOX COUNTY, Ky. (WKYT) - The US Geological Survey detected a 2.7 magnitude earthquake at 7:07 a.m. Monday nine miles northeast of Pineville, in Knox County. This comes just two days after another 2.7 magnitude earthquake in northern parts of Garrard ...

Magnitude 2.7 earthquake shakes New Madrid, Mo - 22 Jan 2018
Earthquakes in the central and eastern U.S. are typically felt over a much broader region than in the western U.S. East of the Rockies, an earthquake can be felt over an area as much as ten times larger than a similar magnitude earthquake on the west ...

Jimmy Carr slated for off-colour Dunedin earthquake joke

Newshub - 22 Jan 2018
Jimmy Carr slated for off-colour Dunedin earthquake joke Photo credit: AAP / Twitter. British comedian Jimmy Carr may well have gone about endearing his Kiwi fans the wrong way, after a Twitter gag that came at the expense of both Dunedin and New ...

Earthquake off Mexico's Pacific coast measured 6.3

The Yucatan Times - 22 Jan 2018
A magnitude-6.3 earthquake struck the Gulf of California Friday morning. No immediate damage was reported, according to the Associated Press. The earthquake struck the waters between Baja California Sur and Sonora, Mexico, about 48 miles off the coast ...

USGS: Magnitude 6.3 earthquake shakes northern Chile

ABC News - 21 Jan 2018
The quake, which was deep at 110 kilometers (68 miles), struck at 10:06 p.m. local time Saturday. The epicenter in Tarapaca was 76 kilometers (47 miles) east of the city of Putre, and 118 kilometers (73 miles) southeast of the Peruvian city of Tacna ...

Bolting Your Foundation Can Save Your Home In An Earthquake

CBS San Francisco Bay Area - 22 Jan 2018
SAN LEANDRO (CBS SF) — In the crawl space beneath his San Leandro home, Danny Hinckley is taking on a job most people would never consider. “This will be several weekends,” Hinckley says crawling in the dirt just below his living room. It will be ...

Earthquake Rattles In Northern Oklahoma KWTV - 22 Jan 2018
GARFIELD COUNTY, Oklahoma -. An earthquake rattled overnight in northwest Oklahoma, the U.S. Geological Survey reported. The 3.4-magnitude earthquake was reported at 4:45 a.m. Monday in Garfield County. Its epicenter was about two miles west, southwest ...

Coastal Peru Towns Suffer Earthquake Damages

The Signal - 21 Jan 2018
Two people were killed and 65 were injured when a 7.1 magnitude earthquake struck off the southern coast of Peru on Sunday, Jan. 14 at 4:18 a.m. The earthquake's damage stretched over much of southern Peru, especially in the coastal towns of Acari and ...

Does the Moon's Phase Cause Earthquakes? | Smart News ...

Smithsonian - 19 Jan 2018
There's a popular belief that earthquakes are more frequent when the moon is close to full. The explanation is that a full moon has the strongest tidal pull, which supposedly places more stress on the Earth's crust and increases the chances that a ...

Earth shakes in Grindavík, just near the Blue Lagoon

Iceland Monitor - 22 Jan 2018
The green star shows the centre of origin of the earthquake. Map/Iceland Met Office. A sharp earthquake was felt in the town of Grindavík last night at 21:15 measuring 3.5 on the Richter scale. It was followed by two other smaller quakes. A lot of ...

Almost 250 earthquakes shake Reno area in past week

USA TODAY - 18 Jan 2018
RENO, Nev. — Reno's southern neighborhoods have been shaking, ever so gently, for seven days now. If you live there — near Galena High School or where the Mount Rose Highway goes below Interstate 580 — you likely haven't felt much, if anything. But ...

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