Tag: Earthquake

A technician of the French National Seism Survey Institute (RENASS) presents a graph on March 11, 2011 in Strasbourg, Eastern France, registered today during a major earthquake in Japan. A 8.9 magnitude quake hit northeast Japan today, causing many injuries, deaths, fires and a tsunami along parts of the country's …

Earthquake Felt Near Israel’s Kinneret

A minor 3.4 magnitude earthquake struck near the Kinneret area on Sunday, according to the Geophysical Institute of Israel, rocking the northern region mere days after a string of minor earthquakes rumbled the area in recent weeks.

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California’s Hayward Fault is ‘Tectonic Time Bomb’ Risk for 2 Million

The US Geological Survey (USGS)has issued a report on the 112th-year anniversary of the San Francisco Earthquake warning that 7.0 quake on the San Andreas Fault’s big brother, called the Hayward Fault, could create a massive liquefaction event (sandy soils becoming liquid-like) along much of the East Bay periphery.

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Rare Film of 1906 San Francisco Earthquake Found

A rare, nitrate film reel, shot by the Miles Brothers, with nine minutes of footage capturing San Francisco two weeks after the devastating 1906 earthquake, surfaced at the Alemany Flea Market and will premiere at the Niles Essanay Silent Film Museum in Fremont on April 14.

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Report: Santa Monica Fault Line Runs Through Rodeo Drive

The California Geological Survey’s has revealed that the Santa Monica fault zone runs through the heart of Beverly Hills’ Rodeo Drive and the famous shopping district that is home to world-renowned luxury brands like Chanel, Prada, Cartier, Gucci, Neiman Marcus, and Saks Fifth Avenue, among others.

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IDF Rescue Unit Greeted with Applause in Mexico

An Israeli rescue delegation was greeted with spontaneous applause in the streets of a Mexican town Friday, in a show of gratitude for the team’s efforts to aid in the search for survivors following a devastating earthquake Tuesday.

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Watch: 7.1 Earthquake Shakes Mexico City

Residents in Mexico City and other central regions of the country are assessing the damages left by a 7.1 earthquake that struck on the 32nd anniversary of the country’s deadliest quake to date.

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Death Toll Rises to 64 in Mexican Earthquake

The death toll in the Mexican earthquake rose to 64 as authorities continued their rescue effort in parts of central Mexico. The search to locate survivors or recover bodies continued two days after a massive 8.2 Richter scale earthquake shook multiple states including Mexico City.

Residents gather on a street in Mexico City on September 7, 2017, after an earthquake of magnitude 8.1 struck the south and was felt as far away as the capital

8.2 Earthquake Hits One of Mexico’s Poorest Regions

A powerful earthquake struck in one of the poorest regions in Mexico, spreading chaos throughout the central part of the country, including Mexico City. Preliminary information released by the government reports at least 30 deaths and 8.2 rating on the Richter scale.

Firefighters and rescuers pull out a boy, Mattias, from the collapsed building in Casamicciola, on the island of Ischia, near Naples, Italy, a day after a 4.0-magnitude quake hit the Italian resort island, Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017. irefighters freed a 7-month-old baby and an older brother from rubble of a …

Two Children Pulled from Rubble on Earthquake-Hit Italian Island

MILAN (AP) – Firefighters in Italy freed a 7-month-old baby and his older brother from rubble early Tuesday following a 4.0-magnitude quake on the resort island of Ischia off Naples, and rescuers were working on helping a third brother who

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L.A. Times Tweets, then Deletes, Fake Earthquake Report

The Los Angeles Times tweeted a warning Wednesday evening that a massive 6.8-magnitude earthquake had struck the region at Isla Vista, California. A short time late, it retracted and deleted the tweet, explaining that an automated program, or “bot,” had tweeted out the details of an earthquake that had indeed struck Isla Vista — in 1925.

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Greece Declares State of Emergency on Quake-Hit Island

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek authorities declared a state of emergency on the island of Lesbos on Tuesday, a day after an earthquake killed one woman and displaced more than 800 people. The 6.2-magnitude undersea quake occurred south of Lesbos

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6.2-Magnitude Quake Shakes Greek Islands and Turkey

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.2 damaged scores of homes on the eastern Greek island of Lesbos Monday, injuring at least ten people. It was also felt in western Turkey, including in Istanbul, and on neighboring islands.

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Greece: Quake Rattles Island of Crete

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — An earthquake of magnitude 5.4 has jolted the island of Crete, but there no reports by authorities of injuries or serious damage.

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Final Toll in Italy Avalanche Stands at 29 as Search Ends

PENNE, Italy (AP) — The final death toll from Italy’s devastating avalanche stands at 29 after the remaining bodies were pulled out of the rubble of a hotel crushed by tons of snow, firefighters said Thursday.

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Why Does San Francisco Smell Like Sulfur?

The streets of San Francisco are used to weird smells. However, on Wednesday morning, a mysterious rotten-egg and sulfur-like odor that baffled city and federal agencies and prompted dozens of phone calls of complaint.

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‘Ring of Fire’ Generates 6.5 Mag Earthquake Storm off CA Coast

The magnitude 6.5 earthquake that hit the Mendocino fault line off California’s northern coast early on Thursday is only part of an “earthquake storm” from the infamous volcanic “Ring of Fire” that is slamming the Golden State.