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    1. State officials and insurance companies are raising the alarm after persuading only a fraction of homeowners to buy quake coverage despite years of prodding.

    2. What will be impact of an earthquake-induced powerful tsunami in the thickly populated eastern Mediterranean region? Scientists of the University of Bologna in Italy and Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in Greece did a detailed evaluation of the tsunamigenic zones off the cities Sicily and Crete.

    3. Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti took that lesson to heart. He is haunted by the memory of flying over New Orleans in a helicopter a full year after the storm and seeing whole sections of the city that hadn't come back to life -- and probably never would.

    4. EARTHQUAKES: Earthquake safety

      Nation NewsAug 31 04:19 AM

      KNOWLEDGE IS KEY to surviving an earthquake. Here are some tips on what to do before, during and after an earthquake. Before an earthquake • Build your home in accordance with the recommended...

    5. This article, Cristiano Ronaldo surprises Nepal earthquake victim with signed jersey, originally appeared on CBSSports.com.

    6. Magnitude 4.0 earthquake hits San Francisco area

      AFP via Yahoo! NewsAug 17 09:19 AM

      A 4.0-magnitude earthquake shook the San Francisco area Monday, the US Geological Survey reported, but no major damage or injuries were immediately reported. Its epicenter was one mile north of Piedmont, about 13 miles (21 kilometers) east of San Francisco on the Hayward Fault. Always be prepared!" the city of San Francisco said on its Twitter page.

    7. Warning for Nepal: April Earthquake Didn't Unleash All Its Energy

      LiveScience.com via Yahoo! NewsAug 06 12:26 PM

      The devastating earthquake that struck Nepal in April released only a fraction of the energy still trapped in the underlying fault, meaning the area has the potential to host another large earthquake in the future, researchers say. "The Main Himalayan Thrust is a fault that has produced large earthquakes every century or so," said study lead author Jean-Philippe Avouac, a geophysicist at the ...

    8. According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the tremor occurred at 6:49 a.m. in the Piedmont area of Oakland.

    9. Earthquake Shakes Up Logan County

      KWTV News9Aug 30 07:01 PM

      A 3.1-magnitude earthquake was reported Sunday night in Logan County, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

    10. Quake Jolts Kathmandu Sunday

      BernamaAug 30 10:36 PM

      KATHMANDU, Aug 31 (Bernama) -- An earthquake measuring 5.0 on the Richter scale hit Kathmandu Sunday evening, sending panic through the people in the Nepalese capital.

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