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LOS ANGELES (CBS/AP) — The San Andreas Fault awakens, unleashing back-to-back jolts that leave a trail of misery from Los Angeles to San Francisco. Skyscrapers crumble. 891 more words
Is The Richter Scale The Best Way To Measure Earthquakes?
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Nepal has been hit by two huge earthquakes, a 7.8 and a 7.3 on the Richter Scale.
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The Independent Thursday 14 May 2015
Nepal earthquake: The history and why quakes happen in the Himalayas
Despite being located on the boundary of two major tectonic plates, Nepal has suffered relatively few large earthquakes in recent history. 223 more words
Google has made it a beautiful tradition to put a spotlight on often forgotten or under-recognized scientists, artists and other great minds. Today, on the occasion of what would have been her 127th birthday, that honor goes to Danish seismologist Inge Lehmann. 134 more words