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Experts Count 100-Plus Aftershocks Since Nevada Quake

More than 100 small aftershocks were recorded since a 4.5 magnitude earthquake shook near Carson City on Friday, causing minor damages across the city, experts said. The largest recorded aftershock was a magnitude 3.2 temblor on Saturday, which could be …

Alaska Quake Confirmed as Aftershock 2 Months After Big One

Aftershocks continue to rattle residents of Alaska’s largest city two months after a magnitude 7.0 earthquake caused damage in and around the Anchorage area. The Alaska Earthquake Center confirmed the latest aftershock occurred just after 11 a.m. Wednesday. The magnitude …

Interior Alaska Shaken by Series of Quakes

A series of earthquakes shook Interior Alaska during the Labor Day weekend, the strongest of which was a magnitude-5.07 that set off more than 200 aftershocks. The strongest quake, centered about 45 miles northwest of Fairbanks, near Minto, hit Saturday …

Recent Quakes Push Interest, Sales of Policies in California

Some people don’t need Earth Day to be reminded they live on a planet powered by the forces of nature. The recent string earthquakes on the Pacific belt may have hit home with California homeowners, who were already a bit …

7.5M On Fault That Shook Southern Californians Could Be Disastrous

Experts say a bigger earthquake along the lesser-known fault that gave Southern California a moderate shake could do more damage to the region than the long-dreaded “Big One” from the more famous San Andreas Fault. The Puente Hills thrust fault, …

Major Quake Rattles Mexico; No Significant Damage Reported

A major earthquake struck Mexico on Tuesday, unleashing panic as it damaged hundreds of buildings and caused homes in the capital to bounce like “trampolines.” Office workers fled into the street when the 7.4-magnitude quake shook Mexico City for more …