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Phone app serves as detector of earthquakes

Times Colonist - ‎10 hours ago‎
VANCOUVER - Smartphone technology is shaking up earthquake research with a new app that might soon connect millions of users around the world to create an early-warning network.
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Earthquake 'swarm' rattles East Coast village

The Weather Network - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
Friday, February 12, 2016, 12:05 PM - People in southwestern New Brunswick have been rattled by a 'swarm' of earthquakes over the past few days. The village of McAdam has been particularly hard-hit by the swarm, which intensified in early February.

Help detect earthquakes with your phone

Ars Technica - ‎22 hours ago‎
Imagine you're a seismologist. In addition to studying data from earthquakes after the fact, you'd like to get out warnings to help save lives the moment one hits.

Tainan reports on buildings at risk in earthquakes

Taipei Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
Following the casualties suffered in Tainan during last Saturday's earthquake, the Ministry of the Interior's Construction and Planning Agency yesterday provided the Executive Yuan with the latest data on potentially dangerous buildings throughout the ...
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Arsenal All-Star announcement becomes reality, and San Jose Earthquakes exhale: "We were holding our breath"

MLSsoccer.com - ‎17 hours ago‎
SAN JOSE, Calif.–When San Jose Earthquakes president David Kaval and general manager John Doyle initially met with Arsenal CEO Ivan Gazidis to discuss the concept of the English powers crossing the Atlantic to face the MLS All-Stars this summer, ...

Earthquake 'swarm' rattles New Brunswick village, breaks windows

CBC.ca - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
A swarm of small earthquakes is again rattling residents in the southwestern New Brunswick village of McAdam. Officially, nine earthquakes hit the area on Monday night alone, coming on the heels of more than 23 temblors recorded since Feb. 1.
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Earthquakes, rival Galaxy aim to grow MLS's appeal

Las Vegas Review-Journal - ‎8 hours ago‎
San Jose Earthquakes defender Marvell Wynne (4) looks out over the field during a workout at Peter Johann Memorial Field on the UNLV campus on Friday, Feb. 12, 2016.

How a new smartphone app detects earthquakes

Los Angeles Times - ‎10 hours ago‎
Richard Allen, director of UC Berkeley's Seismology Laboratory, demonstrates how the MyShake app collects data and discusses the importance of this crowdsourced seismological network.

Complete Earthquake list (worldwide) for Thursday, 11 Feb 2016

VolcanoDiscovery - ‎12 hours ago‎
Rangeley Maine / MMI IV (Light shaking): Was up late watching TV with volume low in Rangeley Maine. Heard and felt a 3 to 4 second rattle with a fairly loud 2 second noise that sounded like an explosion located underneath me.

Series of earthquakes recorded under Mount Rainier

MyNorthwest.com - ‎Feb 12, 2016‎
The tremors, or slow-moving earthquakes, occur along the Cascadia Subduction Zone about once per year. The latest episode in Washington began Dec. 21.
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Several minor earthquakes rattle Maine, is a bigger one on its way?

WMTW Portland - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
The U.S. Geological Survey has recorded nearly a dozen earthquakes near the Maine-Canadian border since Feb. 1. The earthquakes are centered near McAdam, New Brunswick. The largest in this latest series, a magnitude 3.3, was measured 6 miles ...
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Strong earthquake rocks eastern Indonesia

USA TODAY - ‎Feb 12, 2016‎
JAKARTA, Indonesia - A strong undersea earthquake has hit off the coast of eastern Indonesia, but no injuries or serious damage was reported immediately.

Even President Obama is freaking out about these fracking earthquakes

Raw Story - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
President Obama signed an executive order last week that has gone largely unnoticed by the mainstream media. The order amended the Earthquake Hazards Reduction Act of 1977 which was originally intended “to reduce the risks of life and property from ...
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4.1 Earthquake Shakes Hawaii Island

Big Island Video News - ‎21 hours ago‎
UPDATE: The USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory revised the magnitude of the quake back to 4.1., and issued a media release which we have posted below.

Village in southwest NB becomes epicentre of earthquake swarms

CTV News - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
Residents of McAdam, N.B., say the most recent earthquake in their village was the worst they've ever experienced, even though the town has become the epicentre of earthquake swarms. "It's just like somebody's picking your house up and holding it in ...

Seismology: Remote-controlled earthquakes

Nature.com - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
Large earthquakes cause other quakes near and far. Analyses of quakes in Pakistan and Chile suggest that such triggering can occur almost instantaneously, making triggered events hard to detect, and potentially enhancing the associated hazards.
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Long Only Stock Picker Bill Miller Goes Quant, Looks To Earthquakes For Guidance

ValueWalk - ‎Feb 12, 2016‎
The former portfolio manager of the long-only Legg Mason Capital Management Value Trust mutual fund and current manager of the Legg Mason Opportunity Trust is starting a quantitative hedge fund whose goal is to identify stock market earthquakes. It is ...

Los Angeles and Earthquakes: Similar Areas Could Have More Double Earthquake Risk

Nature World News - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
The chance of one earthquake connecting to one in a nearby fault and creating double earthquakes is higher than previously thought, says a new study.
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The quake-maker you've never heard of: Cascadia

CNN - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
In fact, "the Cascadia" already has made history, causing the largest earthquake in the continental United States on January 26, 1700.
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Got Science? Will Oklahoma Finally Get Serious About Fracking-Related Earthquakes in 2016?

Huffington Post - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
For years, Oklahoman homes and nerves have been rattled by a series of ever-more-frequent earthquakes: in 2015 alone, 857 earthquakes in the state registered 3.0 or more on the Richter scale. Today, it's not just homes being shaken up. Public outcry ...
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