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Minor Quake Felt In Alaska Communities, No Reported Damage

A light earthquake was felt across a large part of southcentral Alaska on Monday, but there were no immediate reports of damage. The Alaska Earthquake Information Center says the magnitude 4.3 quake was recorded at 7:49 a.m. in the Cook …

M3.3 Quake Shakes Part of Northern Oklahoma

Parts of northern Oklahoma have been shaken by an earthquake. The U.S. Geological Survey says the magnitude 3.3 temblor was recorded at 10:20 a.m. Sunday less than 11 miles southeast of Tonkawa in Kay County near the Kansas border. Geologists …

Earthquake in Nepal Kills at Least 41, Injures Many, on Heels of April Temblor

An earthquake in Nepal on Tuesday killed at least 41 people and injured more than 1,000, a little over two weeks after thousands died in an even more powerful temblor. The 7.3 magnitude quake at 12:35 p.m. Indian time was …

Northern Washington Rattled By Small Quake

A relatively small magnitude 3.7 earthquake shook the ground north of Seattle on Thursday. The U.S. Geological Survey says the quake at 1:42 a.m. was about 8 miles northeast of Bryant, in Snohomish County. About 50 people in Arlington, about 10 …

Small Quake Rattles Remote Southern California Region

A small earthquake has rattled the Hemet area of Southern California and hundreds of people have reported feeling it. The U.S. Geological Survey reported the 3.9-magnitude temblor struck shortly about 12:30 a.m. Wednesday and was centered about four miles north of …

Small Quake Shakes Arizona, USGS Says

A small earthquake occurred in northern Arizona overnight. The U.S. Geological Survey reports that a 3.2 magnitude quake occurred about five miles north of Sedona about 2 a.m. Tuesday. There was no immediate report of damage. Quakes of that magnitude …

3.9M Quake Shakes Buildings Across Southern California

A small earthquake has rattled the greater Los Angeles area, shaking buildings and waking residents over the weekend. There were no reports of injuries or damage. The U.S. Geological Survey says an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 3.9 hit at …

2 Small Weekend Earthquakes Shake Central Mississippi

State emergency officials said no injuries or major damage were reported Saturday night as two small earthquakes briefly shook central Mississippi – a part of the state where quakes are unusual. The U.S. Geological Survey said both occurred in Madison …

Nepal Quake Death Toll Exceeds 6,200; Rebuilding Costs Rise to $2B

The death toll from Nepal’s devastating earthquake rose steadily past 6,200 on Friday as fresh aftershocks and the stench of rotting bodies made it hard for nervous survivors to return to their homes. Disposal of the hundreds of bodies still …

Small quake Strikes Southern California, No Damage Reports

A magnitude 3.4 earthquake hit Carson, Calif. early Thursday, but no damage was reported. The quake was widely felt from downtown Los Angeles to Long Beach. It hit at 7:01 a.m. at a depth of 9.1 miles, according to the …