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South Carolina Earthquake is Strongest in 10 Years South Carolina Earthquake is Strongest in 10 Years

Being dubbed the “Valentine’s Quake,” a 4.4 magnitude earthquake rocked South Carolina Friday night. It was the strongest earthquake to hit the state since 2002. The quake’s center was just 7 miles outside of Edgefield, SC, which sits 60 miles …

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 …

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 …