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Earthquake shakes up California town but causes no evident damage

Upper Lake - Tuesday night's earthquake in Northern California might be described as a moving experience, at least for employees and patrons at a restaurant and bar on the shore of Clear Lake.

Swarm of minor quakes continues in eastern S.F. Bay Area

San Ramon - A swarm of small earthquakes continued to roll through the eastern San Francisco Bay Area this week as residents felt at least 10 quakes by 10 a.m. Tuesday morning.

More than 200 earthquakes shake up east S.F. Bay Area

San Ramon - The earthquake swarm that has rocked the eastern San Francisco Bay Area since Saturday continued Monday, with at least 25 temblors reported by the afternoon.

USGS: Major quake could strike San Francisco Bay Area within days

Fremont - Tuesday's mild 4.0 earthquake in the San Francisco Bay Area could be a signal that a major destructive event will arrive within days, a U.S. government seismologist said Tuesday.

Pacific Ring of Fire shakes Peru next

A Peruvian earthquake today follows recent earthquakes of a 4.7 magnitude temblor in Japan and a 5.8 tremor off the coast of Panama.

Arkansas rocked by several mysterious small earthquakes this week

Guy - The US state of Arkansas has experienced a swarm of earthquakes over the past four days. On Friday more than a dozen small tremors have shaken parts of the state and no one appears to know why it's happening.

Earthquake measuring 3.5 hits off east coast of Scotland

Aberdeen - An earthquake measuring 3.5 on the Richter magnitude scale has hit off the east coast of Scotland at 5:45 a.m. this morning. It comes after a series of earthquakes has hit the British Isles in the last few days and is by far the most severe.

'South African expats must be allowed to vote', rules High Court

The Pretoria High Court in South Africa ruled today that all South Africans abroad must be given voting rights at foreign embassies and asked the Constitutional Court to rule on it today. The decision was hailed as 'a victory over ANC-arrogance'.

Powerful Earthquake in Greece Felt As Far Away As Cairo

An earthquake that measured 6.5 on the Richter scale rattled Greece this morning (5 a.m. EST). The epicentre was near the Peloponnese and the tremor was felt as far away as in the Egyptian capital Cairo.

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MOVEMENT: Map shows number and intensity of small earthquakes that have reverberated through the eas...
MOVEMENT: Map shows number and intensity of small earthquakes that have reverberated through the east San Francisco Bay Area since Saturday.
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