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San Francisco's Big Seismic Gamble

New York Times - 17 Apr 2018
They represent a bold symbol of a new San Francisco, but also a potential danger for a city that sits precariously on unstable, earthquake-prone ground. San Francisco lives with the certainty that the Big One will come. But the city is also putting up ...

Dozens injured after earthquake in southeast Turkey

ABC News - 24 Apr 2018
Turkish officials say dozens were slightly injured after an earthquake in southeastern Turkey. The earthquake struck Samsat village in the province of Adiyaman early Tuesday at 3.34 a.m. local time (0034 GMT). The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake ...

Letter: The lowest cost earthquake 'insurance' money can buy

The Mercury News - 24 Apr 2018
We live in a dangerous earthquake zone. Those who should know say that the Hayward fault could slip with a major quake at any time. Or not. earthquake insurance is very expensive and really only covers you in the case of a total loss of your house, and ...

Sichuan Earthquake 10 Years Later

National Review - 24 Apr 2018
A decade after a massive earthquake devastated China's Sichuan province, the scars have begun to heal. Here's a look back at the quake and its aftermath today. Pictured, a statue stands at the site of a school destroyed in the earthquake. Login. © 2018 ...

How to camp in your house during the great Cascadia earthquake - 24 Apr 2018
It's fun to imagine camping at home. You could set up a tent in the family room, hang your food from the kitchen light fixture, and build a fire in the bathtub. It's fun until you have to do it after an earthquake. Check the Earthquake Tracker. This ...

After the earthquake: Nepal three years on

Oxfam New Zealand (press release) (blog) - 24 Apr 2018
The water source in Til's village in Sindhupalchowk, Nepal, was left completely damaged after the earthquake. “Water was scarce. Water would be collected the whole night in a tank and would be opened through a tap in the morning and then closed again ...

Earthquake report world-wide for Tuesday, 24 Apr 2018

VolcanoDiscovery - 24 Apr 2018
Summary: 35 quakes M3+, 26 quakes M4+, 6 quakes M5+ (67 total) This report is being updated every hour. Magnitude 3+: 35 earthquakes. Magnitude 4+: 26 earthquakes. Magnitude 5+: 6 earthquakes. Magnitude 6+: none. Magnitude 7+: none. Magnitude 8+: none ...

Magnitude 5.6 earthquake strikes off Nicaragua's coast

Fox News - 24 Apr 2018
MANAGUA, Nicaragua – The U.S. Geological Survey says an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.6 has struck in the Pacific off the coast of Nicaragua. The temblor was centered about 102 miles (165 kilometers) west-northwest of the capital of ...

Tiburon added to earthquake monitoring network

Marin Independent Journal - 24 Apr 2018
Earthquake activity on the Tiburon Peninsula will be recorded for the first time as part of a U.S. Geological Survey program aimed at improving emergency response. John Hamilton, a USGS geophysicist, helps monitor the NetQuakes program that is built on ...

Moderate earthquake jolts northwestern Myanmar

Xinhua - 24 Apr 2018
YANGON, April 24 (Xinhua) -- A 5.3-magnitude earthquake jolted Myanmar's northwestern Sagaing region on Tuesday, according to the Meteorology and Hydrology Department. The earthquake struck at 10:29 a.m. local time (0359 GMT). Its epicenter was 40 km ...

California Publishes EQ Zapp, Online Earthquake Hazard Zone Map

KHTS Radio - 23 Apr 2018
The new maps mean residents can evaluate their earthquake risks simply by typing in their address or sharing their location with their smartphone. “We've created the Earthquake Hazard Zone web application as a public service because home-buyers now are ...

Earthquake Rattles Pawnee County KWTV - 24 Apr 2018
PAWNEE COUNTY, Oklahoma -. An earthquake was recorded Tuesday morning in Pawnee County, the U.S. Geological Survey reported. The 3.3-magnitude quake was reported shortly after 8:15 a.m. Its epicenter was about nine miles west, southwest of Pawnee ...

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