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EARTHQUAKE

Magnitude 5.8 Earthquake Strikes Alaska

The U.S. Geological Survey says a strong earthquake struck in Alaska, but no tsunami was expected.

06/24/2015

(USGS)

Strong Earthquake Strikes South Of Tokyo

A strong earthquake has struck off an island chain south of Tokyo, but officials say there is no danger of a tsunami.

06/23/2015

(USGS)

6.3-Magnitude Earthquake Hits Off Tonga

The U.S. Geological Survey says a strong earthquake has struck the Pacific nation of Tonga, but no tsunami threat was expected.

06/12/2015

(USGS)

Deep Earthquake Rocks Northern Chile; No Damage Reported

The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 6.0 earthquake has struck in far northern Chile. There were no immediate reports of damage and no tsunami warning.

06/10/2015

(USGS)

4 Earthquakes Strike Oregon Coast Overnights

Three sizable earthquakes struck off the coast of Oregon Monday but officials say no tsunamis were triggered.

06/01/2015

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7.8 Magnitude Quake Strikes Japan Saturday, No Tsunami Risk Due To Quake’s Depth

A strong 7.8 magnitude quake struck the open ocean, 543 miles south of Tokyo early Saturday morning.

05/30/2015

'San Andreas'

9.8 Earthquake In YouTube Video, ‘San Andreas’ Movie Just Fiction, But Science Says 8.0 Increasingly Likely For California

Separating fact from fiction, yes, a 9+ magnitude quake or two will hit California in the “San Andreas” movie being released May 29th, yes a 8.0 magnitude quake in California is possible, but no, a planetary alignment has less effect on Earth than the Moon’s gravity and there is nearly zero chance of a 9.8 quake happening in California on May 28th or May 29th.

05/28/2015

Dwayne Johnson in "San Andreas" (credit: Warner Bros.)

Seismologist Separates Fact From Fantasy In Quake Disaster Movie ‘San Andreas’

Hollywood’s favorite geologic bad guy is back in “San Andreas” — a fantastical look at California’s real seismic threat.

05/23/2015

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6.8 Quake: 3rd Earthquake In 3 Days Rocks Solomon Islands

The U.S. Geological Survey says a 6.8 magnitude earthquake has struck the Solomon Islands, a day after a 6.0 quake and a 6.9 quake hit the same region..

05/22/2015

(CBS)

Magnitude 6.9 Earthquake Strikes Solomon Islands

The U.S. Geological Survey says a strong earthquake has struck the Solomon Islands, but no tsunami threat was expected.

05/20/2015

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