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5.9 earthquake causes minor damage in Australia, no injuries

Sep. 21, 2021Updated: Sep. 22, 2021 3:03 a.m. 1of8Emergency workers survey damage in Melbourne, Australia, where debris is scattered on a road after part of a wall fell from a building during an earthquake, Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2021. A strong earthquake caused damage in the city of Melbourne in an unusually powerful temblor for Australia, Geoscience…

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7.0 magnitude earthquake strikes Mexico, buildings sway in capital

A 7.0-magnitude earthquake struck north of coastal resort city of Acapulco, Mexico, on Tuesday, killing at least one person, officials said.Buildings swayed in Mexico City, the country’s capital some 180 miles north of Acapulco. There were no immediate reports of major damage.Guerrero state Gov. Hector Astudillo told Milenio Television late Tuesday night that one person…

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The True Haiti Earthquake Death Toll Is Much Worse than Early Official Counts

Haiti is still rebuilding from the massive earthquake that struck 11 years ago, as well as dealing with the fallout of its president’s assassination in July. So the island nation was ill-prepared for the magnitude 7.2 earthquake that hit its western region on August 14. At the time of publication, the official death toll hovers…

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Over 300 dead after Haiti earthquake, hundreds believed injured or missing

IE 11 is not supported. For an optimal experience visit our site on another browser.A 7.2-magnitude earthquake that struck Haiti has left more than 300 people dead with hundreds more either dead or missing. The death toll is expected to climb. Aug. 14, 2021Read More

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Earthquake Shakes Peru’s North Pacific Coast

People standing in the streets in Piura, Peru, after an earthquake hits the north Pacific coast of Peru, on July 30, 2021. (AP/Screenshot via The Epoch Times) LIMA, Peru—A magnitude 6.1 earthquake shook the north Pacific coast of Peru on Friday, sending people fleeing their homes, damaging a centuries old church and injuring at least…

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Biggest U.S. earthquake in more than 50 years strikes Alaska—here’s what we can learn

ScienceNewsThe magnitude 8.2 earthquake did little damage, and it provides an opportunity for scientists to peer deep into the planet’s innards.ByMaya Wei-HaasPublished July 29, 2021• 8 min readA slowly oscillating wail cut through the sunlit summer night outside Kasey Aderhold’s house in Homer, Alaska. The same siren had sounded just hours before as a test…

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An Earthquake Lasted 32 Years, And Scientists Want To Know How

ScienceNewsThe slow quake—the longest ever recorded—ended in disaster in 1861. Experts are racing to find today’s equivalents.ByMaya Wei-HaasPublished May 28, 2021• 8 min readWhen a magnitude 8.5 mega-earthquake struck off the Indonesian island of Sumatra in February 1861, it caused the land to convulse, stirring up a wall of water that crashed on nearby shores…

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Earthquake early warning system uses AI to predict shaking

Home News Highway workers repair a hole that opened in the road as a result of the July 5, 2019 earthquake in Ridgecrest, California, about 150 miles (241 kilometers) north of Los Angeles. (Image credit: Robyn Beck/AFP via Getty Images) An earthquake early warning system that uses artificial intelligence (AI) to predict how the ground…