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Panic as three earthquakes strike Umbria

The Local.it - ‎10 hours ago‎
An earthquake measuring 4.1 on the Richter scale struck the central Italian region of Umbria on Monday night, and was followed by two smaller quakes this morning, creating panic among residents and closing schools in the hilltop town of Orvieto.
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BADEMLI ACIKLARI-CANAKKALE (AEGEAN SEA)

VolcanoDiscovery - ‎May 30, 2016‎
Nikiana (Greece) (273 km NW from epicenter)(no details): A light start and a heavy end lasted 3 or 4 seconds and rattled the furniture.

How earthquakes help capture carbon dioxide

The Economist - ‎May 30, 2016‎
LONG before people started dumping large amounts of carbon into the atmosphere, the planet was producing—and managing—such emissions rather well all on its own.
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Warning System During Earthquakes Developed For Delhi Metro

NDTV - ‎May 30, 2016‎
A Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) laboratory has developed an warning system for Delhi Metro that alerts earthquake. (Representational Image). New Delhi: A Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) laboratory has ...
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Spate of earthquakes rattle eastern Taiwan

Focus Taiwan News Channel - ‎18 hours ago‎
Taipei, May 30 (CNA) Three earthquakes rocked eastern Taiwan Monday morning, with the largest one measuring 4.7 on the Richter scale, according to the Central Weather Bureau.
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Earthquakes vs. Portland Timbers

San Jose Mercury News - ‎2 hours ago‎
EARTHQUAKES UPDATE: San Jose (5-3-5) is tied for fourth place with the Los Angeles Galaxy and Real Salt Lake in the Western Conference nearing the midway point of the season.
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'Gay sex causes earthquakes' says conservative Muslim cleric who claims 'Allah gets annoyed' by such 'disgusting ...

Mirror.co.uk - ‎May 28, 2016‎
First it was storms and floods - now the world's gay community is being held responsible for earthquakes. In a bizarre rant, a Muslim cleric in Ghana has claimed homosexuals cause devastating tremors whenever they engage in 'sexual encounters'.
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A 6.3 earthquake has been recorded in the South Pacific.

Stuff.co.nz - ‎May 28, 2016‎
The United States Geological Survey reported the 6.3 quake happened at 5.38pm on Saturday [NZ time]. It was centred 572km beneath the earth's surface, about 340km west of Tonga.
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San Jose Earthquakes vs. FC Dallas | MLS Match Preview

MLSsoccer.com - ‎May 27, 2016‎
The San Jose Earthquakes will face a real test when they put their home undefeated streak on the line as they take on FC Dallas on Saturday evening at Avaya Stadium.
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Gay sex causes earthquakes and 'disgusts' Allah, says Muslim cleric in Ghana

The Independent - ‎May 27, 2016‎
A Muslim cleric in Ghana has said sex between gay couples "disgusts Allah" and is responsible for earthquakes. Mallam Abass Mahmud said in an interview: “Allah gets annoyed when males engage in sexual encounter and such disgusting encounter causes ...

Muslim cleric says 'gay sex' causes earthquakes

Pakistan Today - ‎14 hours ago‎
A Muslim cleric in Ghana has defended rising attacks on homosexuals in the country after claiming gay sex 'disgusts Allah' and 'causes earthquakes'. Mallam Abass Mahmud said in an interview: 'Allah gets annoyed when males engage in sexual encounter ...

Earthquuuake! This app could warn you before the next big one hits

Digital Trends - ‎May 28, 2016‎
When it comes to inclement weather, we're always looking for a way to stay a step ahead of the next storm or flood. That's what makes earthquakes such menacing disasters to face: They come quickly with little warning and can cause immense damage to ...
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Two earthquakes near Te Anau

Stuff.co.nz - ‎May 28, 2016‎
The first struck about 50km north-west of the tourism hot-spot at 11.16pm Saturday, with the second hitting about 45km west of Te Anau at 3.02pm Sunday.
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Oil, gas effects on earthquakes not 'settled science'

Tyler Morning Telegraph - ‎May 29, 2016‎
Earthquakes are scary. Thoughts of the earth moving and shaking hard enough to knock pictures off the wall or even so violently as to bring down tall office buildings frightens everyone.
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FC Dallas vs San Jose Earthquakes: By The Numbers

Big D Soccer (blog) - ‎9 hours ago‎
6 - The Dallas defense held SJ's offense to just 6 shot attempts, tying them for the lowest of 2016 (Montreal on 3/19 was the other).

Oil and Gas Activities Behind Texas Earthquakes Since 1925, Scientists Conclude

DeSmog (blog) - ‎May 25, 2016‎
If you've felt an earthquake in Texas at any point over the last four decades, odds are that quake wasn't naturally occurring, but was caused by oil and gas industry activities, according to a newly published scientific report.

Nanaimo at high risk for damaging earthquake

Nanaimo News Bulletin - ‎May 30, 2016‎
Alison Bird, earthquake seismologist for the Geological Survey of Canada, delivered that sobering news in her presentation about earthquakes and tsunamis at Beban Park Friday. Bird has spent much of her career visiting earthquake sites around the world ...
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Earthquake 'like a road train' say station owners at the epicentre near Norseman

ABC Online - ‎May 29, 2016‎
People across the Goldfields were shaken awake over the weekend as a series of earthquakes made the earth tremble around Norseman in the WA Goldfields.

Earthquakes: There are dangers, too, east of Cascades

The Seattle Times - ‎May 28, 2016‎
I recently read one of several articles regarding earthquakes in the area [“Seismic neglect,” Page One, May 15]. Waiting for the big one and references of the Cascadia Subduction Zone are often the headlines that I see in respect to the concerns that ...
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