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Ancient temples in the Himalaya reveal signs of past earthquakes

Science Daily - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
The epicenter of the 1555 earthquake is thought to be in the Srinagar Valley, about 200 kilometers northwest of Chamba. If the 1555 earthquake did extend all the way to Chamba, Joshi said, "this further implies that the eastern Kashmir Himalaya segment ...

33 earthquakes in 30 days – the town that won't stop trembling

Australian Geographic - ‎14 hours ago‎
THE WESTERN AUSTRALIAN town of Norseman has a serious case of the shakes - with a staggering 50 earthquakes hitting the area in the last two months.

Earthquakes send "powerful message" with new 20 For 20 mini-pitch in Ocala

MLSsoccer.com - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
SAN JOSE, Calif. - When the San Jose Earthquakes were looking at potential sites for the next installation in MLS' 20 For 20 Mini-Pitch Initiative, one thing immediately jumped out during the club's visit to the Ocala STEAM Academy, a middle school on ...
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Stand by for earthquakes: July 29 is when the world ends

ChristianToday - ‎3 hours ago‎
Well, that's it, then. The world will end today. Don't bother to unblock the sink. That annoying verruca will trouble you no longer.

Papua New Guinea, Iceland and California: Earthquakes 22-28 July 2016

Decoded Science - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
The map, which includes earthquakes of all magnitudes in the US and its territories and those of at least magnitude 4 (≥M4.0) elsewhere, included a total of just under 1500 tremors, of which three were at least M6.0, 31 at least M5.0, and 95 at least ...
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'Earthquake' in Florida Was Actually a Naval Explosion

Live Science - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
The combat ship, USS Jackson, completed its first of three scheduled shock trials in order to test the ship's ability to withstand the effects of nearby underwater explosion.

Frequent earthquakes upset life in Pakistan

gulfnews.com - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
“Because of geographical [sic] changes, Pakistan is facing severe earthquakes. So are homes really safe?” asks the voice in a television advertisement for steel bars.
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Earth's Tides Can Trigger Earthquakes Along the San Andreas Fault

Live Science - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
The same tides that affect ocean waves can trigger earthquakes along California's San Andreas Fault, and scientists unexpectedly find that these quakes are more likely to happen as tides are strengthening, not when they are at their strongest.

Norseman earthquakes see town declared Australia's shakiest town

ABC Online - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
"I just got off the phone from the Norseman police station and I think they are feeling a little bit fatigued by the number of earthquakes that are happening," he said. "The magnitude 5s can shake Norseman for about 30 seconds." Mr Jaksa could not rule ...
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Earthquake clues found in ancient temples in Himalayas

The Hindu - ‎13 hours ago‎
They wrote that the 1905 Kangra quake killed 18,815 people, and described the other in 1555 as “a destructive earthquake in Kashmir, which ruined towns, killed several hundred people, and changed the course of the River Vesha, a tributary of the Jhelum.
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2nd earthquake in 3 days rattles parts of NC

WNCN - ‎Jul 24, 2016‎
The location of the earthquakes on a map from the US Geological Survey. The one on the left (furthest west) happened Thursday, while the other quake hit Saturday night.

Marlborough emergency management plan prepares residents for tsunami and earthquakes

Stuff.co.nz - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
Marlborough's emergency welfare centres are to be improved under a new emergency management plan, focusing on wellbeing, recovery and community readiness.
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Real Salt Lake 1, San Jose Earthquakes 1 | 2016 MLS Match Recap

MLSsoccer.com - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
Chris Wondolowski ended his recent scoring drought in MLS, but Real Salt Lake came back in the second half to tie the San Jose Earthquakes 1-1 at Rio Tinto Stadium Friday night. The Earthquakes jumped out to a good start in the first 10 minutes. On the ...
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An Earthquake Swarm Has Taken Over Central California

Gizmodo - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
The precise mechanics of what sets an earthquake swarm off aren't clear, but they're pretty common in geologically active areas.

Seismic shift: Can we cloak cities from earthquakes?

New Scientist - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
IT'S the summer of 2012, and in a field outside the French Alpine city of Grenoble, a group of civil engineers are doing what they do best: boring.
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CERN Large Hadron Collider Was Shut Down After Triggering Monster Earthquake That 'Shook The Entire Planet ...

The Inquisitr - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
According to conspiracy theorists, CERN's Large Hadron Collider (LHC) was shut down last April due to fears of global devastation after it triggered a monster earthquake in the South Pacific Ocean that “shook the entire planet like a drunkard ...

Earthquake warning system for NCR: What it will do, how it will work

The Indian Express - ‎19 hours ago‎
Earthquake warning system for NCR: What it will do, how it will work. Procured by the Haryana government at a cost of about Rs 38 lakh, the system can issue a warning 30 seconds before a strong earthquake hits, and turn water and energy systems like ...

GeoNet turns 15 - what have we learned about earthquakes in that time?

Sunday Star Times - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
A by-product of the horrific devastation was a snapshot of an earthquake captured at a resolution that had never been seen by anyone.

Report: Oil, gas wastewater disposal linked to earthquakes

KTXS - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
DALLAS (AP) - Seismologists researching minor earthquakes that since 2014 shook the Dallas area say disposal of wastewater from oil and gas production and hydraulic fracturing likely caused the tremors.
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