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  • Magnitude 4.2 quake felt across Los Angeles area

    June 2, 2014 1:23 AM

    LOS ANGELES, CA - A small earthquake has rattled the west Los Angeles area but there are no reports of damages or injuries. The U.S. Geological Survey says the magnitude 4.2 quake was struck at 7:36 p.m. PDT Sunday and was centered in the Santa Monica Mountains about 4... more »
  • 7.5-magnitude quake strikes off Papua New Guinea

    April 19, 2014 3:09 PM

    (CNN) -- An earthquake struck late Saturday off Papua New Guinea's eastern coast with a preliminary magnitude of 7.5, the U.S. Geological Survey said. The quake struck at 11:27 p.m. (9:27 a.m. ET) and occurred at a depth of 19 miles (32 km), the USGS said. It was centered... more »
  • Small quake rattles NJ towns in wake of Sandy

    November 5, 2012 6:13 AM

    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 Jessica Turner at... more »
  • Japan to halt 3 nuke reactors over quake concerns

    May 6, 2011 7:40 AM

    TOKYO (AP) - Japan's prime minister has told a utility to halt three reactors in central Japan because of safety concerns in the event of a major earthquake. Prime Minister Naoto Kan told a news conference Friday his government asked operator Chubu Electric Power Co. to suspend two running reactors... more »
  • Japan Quake-Tsunami Death Toll Likely Over 10,000

    March 13, 2011 10:50 AM

    TAGAJO, Japan (AP) - People across a devastated swath of Japan suffered for a third day Sunday without water, electricity and proper food, as the country grappled with the enormity of a massive earthquake and tsunami that left more than 10,000 people dead in one area alone. Japan's prime minister... more »
  • Japan quake causes emergencies at 5 nuke reactors

    March 11, 2011 9:24 PM

    TOKYO (AP) - Japan declared states of emergency for five nuclear reactors at two power plants after the units lost cooling ability in the aftermath of Friday's powerful earthquake. Thousands of residents were evacuated as workers struggled to get the reactors under control to prevent meltdowns. Operators at the Fukushima... more »

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