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❝ According to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), the number of earthquakes east of the Rocky Mountains has increased dramatically since 2009. More earthquakes in these areas have coincided with the increase in oil and natural gas production from shale formations.
LOS ANGELES –The only tremors from a reported major earthquake off the California coast came on the internet.
Seismologists said Wednesday’s automatically generated report of a magnitude 6.8 quake in the Pacific Ocean 10 miles west of Santa Barbara was a false alarm based on a quake that happened in the same area nearly a century ago. 383 more words
A week after a 6.9-magnitude earthquake struck near Guatemala’s northern border with Mexico — killing five people, injuring seven more, and causing significant damage and landslides — a magnitude 6.8 earthquake occurred just off the Central American country’s Pacific coast on Thursday morning. 283 more words