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Magnitude 5.1 Earthquake In Northwest Oklahoma Felt In 7 States

OKLAHOMA CITY (CBS/AP) — A 5.1 magnitude earthquake shook northwest Oklahoma and was felt in seven other states Saturday, the U.S. Geological Survey said, the third-strongest temblor ever recorded in the state where the power and frequency of earthquakes has dramatically increased in recent years. 478 more words

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Magnitude 6.3 Earthquake Hits Chile

OVALLE, Chile (CBS/AP) — A powerful earthquake has hit Chile Tuesday evening, but no injuries or damage was immediately reported.

The magnitude 6.3 quake struck 24 miles west of Ovalle, and 202 miles north northwest of Santiago, the USGS reported. 66 more words

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California's Early Earthquake Warning System Needs More Money

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — There is a new push to finish an early earthquake warning system in California that proponents say could provide crucial moments of notice before shaking begins. 257 more words

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Earthquake Strikes Southern Taiwan

An earthquake, measuring magnitude 6.4, has struck southern Taiwan, causing a residential building to partially collapse. 175 more words

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3.4-Magnitude Quake Strikes Near Burney, 44 Miles From Shasta Lake

A Shallow magnitude 3.4 earthquake was reported Tuesday morning 13 miles from Burney, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 6:23 a.m. 79 more words

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