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3 years 3 months ago

Big quake shakes Oklahoma for as much as minute

SPARKS, Okla. (AP) - Residents in Oklahoma are shaken after the state's strongest earthquake ever and a big aftershock. Saturday night's magnitude 5.6 earthquake was centered near Sparks, 44 miles northeast of Oklahoma City. It was followed early Sunday by a 4.0 aftershock. Sparks resident Jesse Richards says the big...

4 years 9 months ago

Magnitude 7.4 quake rattles western Indonesia

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.4 rattled Indonesia's North Sumatra province Sunday, prompting a brief local tsunami watch, knocking out power and damaging some homes, officials said. The U.S. Geological Survey said the afternoon quake hit 135 miles southeast of Banda Aceh at a depth at 38...

5 years 3 weeks ago

Strong earthquake hits off southern Japan coast

There are no immediate reports of damage or casualties following a strong earthquake that shook several small islands off Japan's southern coast today. The quake caused officials to temporarily issue a tsunami warning. Japan's Meteorological Agency says the earthquake hit shortly after 3 p.m. local time and registered magnitude 6.6....

5 years 1 month ago

Magnitude 6.1 aftershock hits Haiti

A strong aftershock hit Haiti on Wednesday morning, shaking buildings and sending people running into the streets. The 6.1 magnitude quake hit at 6:03 a.m., about 35 miles northwest of the capital of Port-au-Prince, the U.S. Geological Survey said. The quake struck at a depth of 13.7 miles. The...

5 years 1 month ago

6.5 quake shakes buildings on California coast

A magnitude-6.5 earthquake has made its mark on Northern California, with residents reporting bumps, bruises and a trail of broken windows and dishes. The powerful quake hit about 22 miles from Ferndale. It shook buildings and knocked out power to thousands in several coastal communities. Authorities in the nearby...

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