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Essential Science: AI technology for earthquake detection

A new development has occurred in seismology. This is a new machine learning approach that can help to predict where aftershocks, following an earthquake, are likely to occur. Aftershocks can often be of the same severity as the original earthquake.

Powerful 7.8 earthquake rocks northern Chile

Santiago - A powerful earthquake measuring 7.8 rocked northern Chile, just a day after a deadly 8.2 jolt in the same region, authorities said.

Earthquake shakes Los Angeles; felt like 'two huge jolts' Special

Los Angeles - A 4.4 magnitude earthquake struck Los Angeles Monday morning, and one resident of the Hollywood Hills describes the initial quake and aftershock as "two huge jolts of power."

Review: New on DVD for November 12 Special

This week’s releases include a refurbished franchise; a comedic creature feature that will have audiences drunk with laughter; the sober consideration of an unspeakable act; and two first-rate BBC first seasons.

7.5-magnitude quake hits Alaska coast followed by tsunami warning

Craig - The coast of Alaska has experienced a 7.5-magnitude earthquake, followed by two aftershocks of 4.7 and 4.5 respectively and a tsunami warning (which has since been canceled). (Video update).

Japan 'forgot' to plan for Mt Fuji disaster

It seems with everything that has been happening in Japan, what with the Fukushima nuclear disaster, earthquakes and floods, nobody made any special disaster plans for Mt Fuji and a possible eruption.

Video: Demolition of earthquake damaged bell tower in Italy

Poggio Renatico - Many old buildings were damaged in the recent earthquakes and aftershocks in Italy. Some are beyond repair and have to be demolished for safety.

Strong aftershock with magnitude of 6.8 hits eastern Japan

A strong 6.8 magnitude aftershock hits eastern Japan less than 24 hours after the deadly 8.9 earthquake flattened Sendai City Saturday, triggering a 10 meter high tsunami that wiped out a large part of the city.

Death toll climbs to 113 in Christchurch

Christchurch - The number of people killed in the 6.3 earthquake that hit close to Christchurch on Tuesday, 22 February rose from 103 to 113 this morning.

Op-Ed: Day three in Christchurch

Christchurch - It's the third day after the 6.3 aftershock that rather rudely interrupted a Skype chat with a colleague on Tuesday 22 February at 12h51.

Christchurch facing aftershocks and strong winds

Christchurch - The magnitude 7.1 earthquake that shook Christchurch in the early hours of Saturday morning is expected to be followed by strong aftershocks, and fierce winds have been forecast for Sunday afternoon raising concerns for newly damaged buildings.

90+ aftershocks in Mexico-California region after strong quake

Baja California - After Saturday's large 7.2 magnitude earthquake, dozens of aftershocks struck the Mexico-California region with the number expected to increase over the next several days.

6.7 magnitude aftershock in Chile near Concepcion

Since February's 8.8 magnitude earthquake in Chile, the South American country has experienced hundreds of aftershocks and the latest one was a strong 6.7 magnitude.

Aftershocks continue to pound Chile after historic quake

Strong aftershocks have continued to wreak panic in central and southern Chile following the massive earthquake that struck on Saturday morning.

New Hampshire town feels an aftershock of a 1727 earthquake

Some New Hampshire towns felt aftershocks during the weekend. Scientists believe it may be due to an earthquake that hit New Hampshire 281 years ago.

Earthquake and Aftershocks Hit Southern Illinois

Illinois is not known for being in danger from Earthquakes, but on Thursday morning, a 5.2 Earthquake rattled the state of Illinois. As of 11:00 am on the same day, six aftershocks had already been felt measuring as high as magnitude 4.6.

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Fallen statue of William Rolleston outside the museum
Fallen statue of William Rolleston outside the museum
Car stuck in liquefaction in Christchurch following the 6.3 aftershock on 22 Feb
Car stuck in liquefaction in Christchurch following the 6.3 aftershock on 22 Feb
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