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    1. Earthquake?” It can be frustrating finding out how big an earthquake was, and where it struck, in the seconds following a temblor. But starting Thursday, Google says it’s going to provide searchers with instant access to the size of the earthquake and a map of where it struck — without needing...

    2. A shallow magnitude 3.1 earthquake was reported Sunday afternoon 14 miles from Borrego Springs, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 4:19 p.m. Pacific time at a depth of 6.2 miles. According to the USGS, the epicenter was 14 miles from La Quinta, Calif., 17 miles...

    3. 'Earthquake' in Florida Was Actually a Naval Explosion

      LiveScience.com via Yahoo! NewsJul 22 05:50 AM

      A tremor reported on July 16 off the coast of Florida was not anearthquake, but a Naval test explosion. The U.S. Geological Survey now lists the event on its earthquake hazards page as an "experimental explosion by the U.S. Navy." According to DefenseNews.com, the 10,000-pound explosion was set off to test the resilience of a combat ship, the USS Jackson. USGS instruments measured the blast as ...

    4. A tremor reported on July 16 off the coast of Florida was not an earthquake, but a Naval test explosion.

    5. Small Earthquake Reported In NW OK

      KWTV News9Jul 24 05:04 PM

      A small earthquake was reported Sunday evening in northwest Oklahoma, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

    6. Why Florida's Recent Earthquake Is So Rare

      LiveScience.com via Yahoo! NewsJul 19 07:03 AM

      The 3.7-magnitude quake had an epicenter that was 104 miles (168 kilometers) east-northeast of Daytona Beach, according to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). Earthquakes are rare in Florida, and the reason for the relative peace has to do with Florida's position on the North American plate. According to the state's Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), there have only been about 24 ...

    7. Earthquake: 3.4 quake strikes near Cobb, Calif.

      Los Angeles TimesJul 20 10:19 PM

      A shallow magnitude 3.4 earthquake was reported Friday afternoon three miles from Cobb, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 4:57 p.m. Pacific time at a depth of 1.2 miles. According to the USGS, the epicenter was 12 miles from Clearlake, Calif., 14 miles from...

    8. A shallow magnitude 3.1 earthquake was reported Friday afternoon 13 miles from Borrego Springs, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 4:42 p.m. Pacific time at a depth of 5.6 miles. According to the USGS, the epicenter was 15 miles from La Quinta, Calif., 17 miles...

    9. Strong 6.3 magnitude earthquake shakes Ecuador: USGS

      AFP via Yahoo! NewsJul 10 11:59 PM

      A strong 6.3 magnitude earthquake struck northern Ecuador in the same area devastated by a powerful and deadly quake in mid-April, the US Geological Survey said. Its epicenter was 42 kilometers (26 miles) south of the town of Propicia -- located next to the quake-devastated coastal town of Esmeraldas -- and 153 kilometers northwest of the capital Quito, the USGS said, revising earlier figures ...

    10. Moderate 5.0 magnitude earthquake shakes southern Mexico

      Reuters via Yahoo! NewsJul 19 07:38 AM

      A 5.0 magnitude earthquake shook southern Mexico City on Tuesday morning, according to a preliminary report by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), but it was not immediately clear if there were any injuries or damage. The earthquake's epicenter was about 16 km (10 miles) from Tlapa de Comonfort, in the southern Mexican state of Guerrero, 311 km (193 miles) south of the Mexican capital. The quake...

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