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    1. Earthquake study sparks Point Lepreau safety reassessment

      CBC via Yahoo Canada NewsMay 02 08:12 AM

      A 2014 study of historical earthquakes in the area surrounding Point Lepreau Nuclear Generating Station, and a change to how NB Power calculates earthquake probabilities, has triggered a reassessment of seismic hazards at the power plant. The two factors combined mean that Point Lepreau needs to be able to withstand earthquake-induced peak forces that are stronger than previously thought.

    2. Large earthquake strikes Indonesian island of Sumatra

      Yahoo News via Yahoo! New Zealand NewsMay 01 11:34 PM

      A magnitude 6.0 earthquake has struck the southern tip of the Indonesian island of Sumatra.

    3. Why are earthquake insurance rates on the rise in Oklahoma?

      Oklahoma's NewsChannel 4May 03 02:36 PM

      OKLAHOMA CITY – Earthquake insurance rates are on the rise but so are the number of higher magnitude quakes in the state. In the past couple of weeks, several quakes that were magnitude three and higher have rattled Luther, Harrah, Perry and Fairview. The insurance commissioner said they have had two different 100 percent rate increase requests […]

    4. WORK has already begun repairing the huge “earthquake-like” cracks on the Peak Downs Hwy highlighted in the Daily Mercury yesterday.

    5. The earthquake that struck Nepal in late April 2015 was horrifying in scale: nearly 9,000 killed and almost a million homes destroyed. A year on, rebuilding has barely begun and thousands are still homeless and in need of help. While many have had to wait—and indeed, in some cases are still waiting—for the government and…

    6. Rescue officials are urging B.C. residents to prepare for a major earthquake because many families are not aware of what they may need in an emergency situation. About 53 per cent of people in Canada do not have an emergency kit to sustain themselves for 72 hours after a major earthquake, say officials. Natural Resources Canada says there is a 30 per cent chance that a major earthquake will ...

    7. Earthquake: 3.6 quake strikes near Imperial

      Los Angeles TimesApr 28 09:48 PM

      A shallow magnitude 3.6 earthquake was reported Thursday morning one mile from Imperial, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 11:14 a.m. PDT at a depth of 8.7 miles. According to the USGS, the epicenter was three miles from El Centro, 10 miles from Brawley, and...

    8. Spain: Earthquake shakes buildings, schools evacuated

      Associated Press via Yahoo UK & Ireland NewsMay 03 07:44 AM

      MADRID (AP) — Spanish officials say a magnitude-3.7 earthquake near the small southern city of Lorca has shaken buildings and prompted school evacuations.

    9. One year on from Nepal earthquake

      BBC NewsApr 22 02:28 AM

      As Nepal marks the first anniversary of its devastating earthquake, the BBC Nepal's Surendra Phuyal assesses how the country has been coping.

      Ground 0: Back to Nepal, a year after earthquake - The Indian Express via Yahoo! India News

    10. “During the tenure of Fr. Robin (Dec. 1898- Sept. 1904), the great earthquake of 1900 took place and the eastern bell-tower collapsed due to it. It was later rebuilt,” reads the historical record of S...

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