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Yellowstone Earthquake Causes Little Damage

A magnitude 4.8 earthquake rattled Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming on Sunday near the Montana border, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Several aftershocks with a magnitude over 3 were also recorded. USGS Yellowstone Volcano Observatory spokesman Peter Cervelli noted that the epicenter of the quake was situated in the middle of park, near the Norris Geyser Basin. Cervilli added …

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Los Angeles Earthquake: Effects & the Aftershocks

The Associated Press reports a 5.1 earthquake struck Orange Country Friday followed by over 20 aftershocks in the 2-3.6 ranges this entire weekend. This is the second earthquake in two weeks for Los Angeles– a week ago, a 4.4 tremor hit downtown L.A. with no significant damage. The most major damage sustained in this Friday’s earthquake were broken water mains …

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