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Earthquake Risk Assessment Increased For One-Third Of U.S.

A new federal earthquake map dials up the shaking hazard just a bit for about one-third of the United States and lowers it for one-tenth of the nation.

07/17/2014

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2 Small Earthquakes Seconds Apart Shake Area Near Gilroy

Two small earthquakes less than a minute apart shook part an area near GilroyTuesday afternoon.

07/15/2014

This USGS earthquake map records an earthquake off of Japan (USGS)

6.5 Earthquake Rocks Japan Coast; Tsunami Advisory Issued

A strong earthquake has struck off the coast of Japan Friday, prompting a tsunami advisory for Japan coastal regions.

07/11/2014

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USGS Scientist Says Alaska, New Zealand Quakes Might Be Linked

With massive quakes striking off the Alaskan and New Zealand coast Monday, a scientist with the U.S. Geological Survey said he is weighing the possibilities that the two might be connected.

06/23/2014

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4.1 Earthquake Shakes Humboldt County Coast

A light earthquake rattled an area in Humboldt County Monday afternoon.

06/02/2014

Image from USGS website showing location of 3.9 earthquake, May 19, 2014. (U.S. Geological Survey)

3.9 Earthquake Rattles San Bernardino County

A 3.9 magnitude earthquake struck an area of Southern California near San Bernardino Monday, according to the U.S. Geologicial Survey.

05/19/2014

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7.6 Magnitude Quake Off Solomon Islands Triggers Tsunami Warning

A tsunami warning was issued Saturday after a magnitude 7.6 earthquake struck off the Solomon Islands in the Southern Hemisphere.

04/12/2014

Broken bottles and merchandise on the floor of a Big Lots store in Southern California after a 5.1 earthquake, March 28, 2014. (CBS)

Dozens Of Aftershocks After 5.1 Quake Hits SoCal

More than 100 aftershocks have rattled Orange County south of Los Angeles where a magnitude-5.1 earthquake struck Friday.

03/29/2014

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4.2 Earthquake Shakes Off Humboldt County Coast

A magnitude-4.2 undersea earthquake has jiggled communities along California’s far north coast.

12/17/2013

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Small Earthquake Shakes Area Around Milpitas

A small earthquake shook an area near Milpitas Monday morning, according the U.S. Geological Survey.

10/14/2013

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