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Destructive magnitude 7.0 earthquake rocks Anchorage, Alaska

Anchorage - Around 8:30 a.m. AKST, a massive magnitude 7.0 earthquake shook the city of Anchorage, crumbled roads and splintered buildings, sending residents scurrying for cover and triggered a tsunami warning for a time, authorities said.

Google and Harvard use AI to predict earthquake aftershocks

Scientists are using artificial intelligence technology to analyze a database of earthquakes from around the world in an effort to predict where aftershocks might occur.

New Zealand to rescue tourists and residents stranded by quake

Kaikoura - About one thousand tourists and hundreds of residents in the isolated coastal town of Kaikoura, New Zealand are awaiting rescue after a 7.8 magnitude earthquake cut off all access to the town.

Phl quake death toll rises to 186, strong aftershocks continue

The death toll in the 7.2 magnitude earthquake that struck Bohol and Cebu provinces in the Philippines last Tuesday had risen to 186 while close to 200 injuries have been reported as rescue operations continue in remote areas in search for more victims.

Death toll rises to 22 in Indonesia's 6.1 magnitude earthquake

The death toll in Indonesia's 6.1 magnitude earthquake that hit the province of Aceh in the island of Sumatra Tuesday has risen to 22 while more than 200 to have been injured.

Series of earthquakes hits southwestern China (video) (update)

A series of earthquakes in southwestern China has caused the death of at least 80 people and injured 700. At least 60 aftershocks were experienced and 20,000 buildings have been damaged.

Italy continues to experience aftershocks following 6.0 quake

With more aftershocks shaking the country, buildings continue to fall. Some 3,000 people have been evacuated to safety and rescuers search the rubble for more.

Earthquakes hit Virginia, New York, Colorado

Earthquakes with magnitudes ranging from 5.3 to 5.9 have shaken at least three US states, sending thousands of residents scampering for safety.

Strong earthquake hits Turkey, deaths and injuries reported

At least three people died and nearly a hundred were injured when a 5.9 earthquake rocked Turkey Thursday, authorities said.

Second powerful earthquake rocks northeastern Japan

A powerful earthquake measuring 6.3 magnitude rocked northeastern Japan Tuesday after another aftershock with the same intensity hit Chiba prefecture Monday evening.

Sound of the Japan earthquake recorded by underwater observatory

The sound of the 9.0 earthquake which hit the north-east cost of Japan on March 11 can now be heard on the Internet. The sound was picked up by underwater observatories which are based close to the epicentre of the quake.

Bodies washing up on Japanese shores as death figures rise

As the Japanese government issued tepid reports on radiation exposure and overall death figures from the devastating earthquake and tsunami that struck Japan, a tide of bodies on Japanese shores underscored concerns of higher casualties.

Magnitude 8.9 quake moved Japan by eight feet

The massive earthquake that hit the eastern coast of Japan may have caused the country to move by eight feet, according to the US geological Survey (USGS)

At least 1 Canadian confirmed dead in Japan disaster

Tokyo - At least one Canadian has been confirmed to be among those who were killed during the 8.9-magnitude earthquake and tsunami that ravaged Japan on Friday.

Very strong earthquake hits Japan, tsunami warning up

Another strong earthquake with a magnitude of 8.8 struck the northeastern coast of Japan Friday after a 7.3 magnitude hit the country Wednesday this week.

6.4 magnitude earthquake hits New Zealand

A strong earthquake rocked New Zealand Wednesday. The 6.4 magnitude earthquake occurred in New Zealand's Bay of Plenty region.

As China Digs Out, Aftershocks Hit

A strong aftershock has hit the epicenter of China's earthquake this morning. The aftershock has caused landslides further hampering rescue efforts.

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SHAKER: USGS map of San Francisco Bay Area showing major earthquake faults. Tuesday s 4.0 event was ...
SHAKER: USGS map of San Francisco Bay Area showing major earthquake faults. Tuesday's 4.0 event was on the Hayward Fault.
US Geological Survey
Knowing where to expect aftershocks is important after a major earthquake.
Knowing where to expect aftershocks is important after a major earthquake.
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