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Earthquake Shakes Barbados And Martinique Earthquake Shakes Barbados And Martinique

A magnitude 6.5 earthquake shook the Caribbean island of Barbados early Tuesday morning. It was also felt on the nearby island of Martinique. Barbados Police Constable Chris Greg said that the earthquake was felt all over the island. “It was …

Shroud Of Turin: Mystery Solved? Shroud Of Turin: Mystery Solved?
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For years, the Shroud of Turin has been rumored to be the burial cloth of Jesus. The tattered and ancient cloth is “stained” with the image of a man’s face and body. The image on the cloth seems to suggest …

China Earthquake: A 6.9-Magnitude Shakes the Hotan Province China Earthquake: A 6.9-Magnitude Shakes the Hotan Province

On Wednesday, a 6.9-magnitude earthquake struck one of China’s most abundant northwestern regions of natural resources. The Xinjiang region endured several tremors within a two-hour timespan. Twenty of them were recorded as a series of aftershocks. The earthquake mainly occurred …

China Earthquake Damages Homes, No Casualties Reported China Earthquake Damages Homes, No Casualties Reported

China: Earthquake damage in Xinjiang today is limited to some homes, officials say, and there have been no casualties reported. However, the quake measured a strong 6.9 magnitude according to the U.S. Geological Survey and several strong aftershocks continued for …

Fukushima Radiation to Reach U.S. Coast This Year Fukushima Radiation to Reach U.S. Coast This Year

The day the tsunamis hit Japan, which would eventually cause the Fukushima nuclear meltdown, will remain etched into my brain for a long time. I was frantically woken up by my mother on March 11, 2011; she ushered me to …

Puerto Rico Earthquake Of 6.4 Magnitude Jolts Nation Puerto Rico Earthquake Of 6.4 Magnitude Jolts Nation
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A strong earthquake  struck Northern Puerto Rico early Monday about 34 miles north of Hatillo municipality and caused minor damages including some power outages and floor cracks.  No injuries have been reported so far. The earthquake is one of the largest quakes …

Puerto Rico Earthquake – 6.4-Magnitude Rattles The Country Puerto Rico Earthquake – 6.4-Magnitude Rattles The Country

A strong earthquake hit Puerto Rico after midnight on Sunday, the quake was centered in the Atlantic Ocean. The epicenter was approximately 35 miles north of Hatillo, and 17 miles deep according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The National Weather …

Tonga Is Hit By Powerful Cyclone Tonga Is Hit By Powerful Cyclone

A powerful storm has hit the archipelago of Tonga on Saturday. Authorities are calling that storm Cyclone Ian, and it hit the islands with gusts of winds topping 178 mph, putting it in category five, the most severe type of …

Tokyo 5.5 Earthquake Shakes Up Saturday Morning Tokyo 5.5 Earthquake Shakes Up Saturday Morning
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Yahoo News tells us that eastern Japan has felt a strong rumble registering at a 5.5 magnitude early this morning, but thankfully no tsunami threats, serious damage or nuclear damage have been reported. This has been the ninth earthquake this …

Oklahoma Earthquake Magnitude-4.5 Shakes State Oklahoma Earthquake Magnitude-4.5 Shakes State

For anyone that lives in an earthquake zone knows, when that ground starts rocking and rolling, it can be terrifying. The feeling of nowhere to go to escape – can be overwhelming. But, when Central Oklahoma experienced a 4.5 magnitude …

Oklahoma Earthquake Surprises Arcadia Residents Oklahoma Earthquake Surprises Arcadia Residents

An earthquake with a 4.8 magnitude has shaken Central Oklahoma this Saturday afternoon, according to U.S. Geological Survey. The earthquake was recorded shortly after 12 noon just southeast of Lake Arcadia which is seven miles east of Edmond, 9 miles north, northwest …

Iran Earthquake Hits Thursday, At Least 7 Killed Iran Earthquake Hits Thursday, At Least 7 Killed

A magnitude 5.6 earthquake struck Iran on Thursday, at about 5:21 pm local time, killing at least seven as of the most recent reporting. The epicenter was approximately 40 miles northeast of the city of Bushehr, which is the location …

Ohio Earthquake Shakes Things Up Ohio Earthquake Shakes Things Up
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A 3.5 magnitude earthquake shook Ohio today and alarmed residents. The earthquake took place near Nelsonville, Ohio, a small town just North of Athens and East of Columbus. It took place at 12:59 p.m. and was felt throughout southern Ohio …

Tsunami Debris Still Headed to US, Just No Island Tsunami Debris Still Headed to US, Just No Island

UPDATE: Nicholas Mallos, Ocean Conservancy’s marine debris specialist, said this with regard to clarifications from the NOAA about the reports of a “Texas-sized” island: “Following the 2011 tsunami that hit Japan a tremendous quantity of debris washed into the Pacific …

Japan Earthquake Triggers Tsunamis Japan Earthquake Triggers Tsunamis
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An earthquake hit off the coast of Honshu, Japan, on October 25, 2013, measuring a magnitude of 7.1 the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) reports. According to local Tokyo time, the earthquake hit at 2:10 a.m. and produced tsunamis at four …

Phillippines Earthquake – Death Toll Rising Phillippines Earthquake – Death Toll Rising

A 7.2 magnitude earthquake struck the Philippines on Tuesday, killing over 90 people. Cebu and Bohol were two of the areas that were hit the hardest by the earthquake and the following aftershocks and were also the areas where to …

Philippines Earthquake: Death Toll Now at 85 Philippines Earthquake: Death Toll Now at 85

The death toll from a deadly earthquake that struck the Philippines at 8:12 am local time, has risen from an initial count of 6 to 85 dead. The quake hit near Balilihan, a town of about 18,000 people on Bohol, …

Earthquake In Greece, Magnitude Over 6 Earthquake In Greece, Magnitude Over 6
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Crete, in the southern part of Greece, was the recent site of an earthquake that measured a magnitude of greater than six on the Richter scale, which uses seismic energy to determine the actual amplitude or motion of the ground. …

Balochistan Pakistan Home To Powerful Earthquake Balochistan Pakistan Home To Powerful Earthquake

On Tuesday afternoon, a strong earthquake blew through Balochistan. 328 people have died while more than 400 people are injured and about half of those are in critical condition. According to The Telegraph, “The doctor in charge of the largest …

5.3-Magnitude Earthquake near Fukushima 5.3-Magnitude Earthquake near Fukushima

An earthquake that registered as a 5.3-magnitude on the Richter scale was detected at 17:25 GMT today, according to a statement made by the United States Geological Service (USGS). Currently the ‘USGS’ and organizations like the ‘Japan Meteorological Society’ and …

Alaska Earthquake Hits Small Towns Alaska Earthquake Hits Small Towns
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A magnitude 7.0 earthquake shook the small towns of the Aleutian Islands on Friday.The earthquake occured in a seismically active region, and produced aftershocks of up to 5.2 magnitude. Even though the area is known to have earthquakes now and …