Earthquake

Small Quake Rattles NJ Towns In Wake Of Sandy
RINGWOOD, N.J. (AP) — Some residents in northern New Jersey awoke to a small earthquake early Monday. The temblor, with a magnitude of 2.0, struck at 1:19 a.m. and was centered in Ringwood, a community that’s still dealing with downed trees and power outages from Sandy. Geophysicist Je…
Small Earthquake In Sublette County
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A small earthquake has been detected in Sublette County. The U.S. Geological Survey reported a 3.5 magnitude earthquake Wednesday evening about eight miles southwest of the town of Bondurant in the northwest part of Sublette County. That would put the earthquake epicente…
Large Earthquake Off Indonesia
BANDA ACEH, Indonesia (AP) — A massive earthquake in the waters off the Indonesian island of Sumatra has sent panicked coastal residents across the region fleeing to higher ground. The U.S. Geological Survey puts the quake’s magnitude at 8.6 and says it was centered 20 miles beneath th…
Northern California Hit By Earthquake
TRINIDAD, Calif. (AP) — A moderate earthquake has struck the Northern California coast. The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude-5.5 quake struck at 1:07 p.m. about 18 miles east of Trinidad in an unincorporated part of Humboldt County. The epicenter is a rural area near the small communit…
Oklahoma Cleans Up After Weekend Earthquakes [VIDEO]
A series of earthquakes and aftershocks — some felt as far away as Wisconsin — shook Oklahoma this weekend, startling people more accustomed to tornadoes than temblors. Early Saturday, a magnitude 4.7 earthquake affected areas from Texas to Missouri, followed by a 5.6 quake later that …
East Coast Rocked by Earthquake, Pentagon Evacuated
An earthquake epicentered in Virginia occurred Tuesday afternoon, with people in Washington, DC, New York, Ohio, North Carolina, Massachusetts and Toronto reporting they felt the tremors, as well. Reports thus far indicate the quake registered a 5.9 on the Richter scale. CNN’s Barbara Starr r…
Earthquakes in Wyoming
The Federal Emergency Management Agency and US Geological Survey have classified Wyoming as having a very high seismic hazard. The first earthquake to originate in Wyoming occurred on June 25, 1894 near Casper.  Dishes fell to the floor and a number of people were thrown from their beds. The Pl…
Red Cross Reaches Across Pacific [AUDIO]
The deadly earthquake and tsunami that ravaged Japan created ripple effects of compassion across the world as the scale of disaster is being realized. Compassion in wake of disaster: “Our hearts go out to the people of Japan and their survivors of the earthquake and tsunami. Right now we are …

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