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Strong offshore quake kills 1 in the Philippinesupdated: Fri Aug 31 2012 21:56:00

A major earthquake offshore of the Philippines sent people scrambling toward higher ground, generated a small tsunami and killed at least one person Friday, authorities said.

Strong earthquake strikes south of Panamaupdated: Sun Jun 03 2012 21:54:00

A 6.2-magnitude earthquake struck off the southern coast of Panama on Sunday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

Moderate earthquake rattles Bulgariaupdated: Mon May 21 2012 21:02:00

A 5.8-magnitude earthquake struck Bulgaria on Tuesday, about 14 miles outside the capital of Sofia, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

Earthquake registering 3.8 strikes southern Californiaupdated: Sat Apr 28 2012 16:28:00

A magnitude 3.8 earthquake in southern California struck San Bernardino County near the San Andreas Fault Saturday morning, but no major damage was reported, authorities said.

Tsunami watch lifted after two big earthquakesupdated: Wed Apr 11 2012 15:05:00

A massive earthquake struck off the coast of the Indonesian island of Sumatra on Wednesday afternoon, triggering a tsunami watch for the Indian Ocean, which was later canceled.

Quake rocks eastern Japanupdated: Tue Mar 27 2012 08:55:00

A 6.0-magnitude earthquake shook eastern Japan Tuesday, the U.S. Geological Survey said, but no tsunami threat is expected.

5.9-magnitude earthquake strikes southern Taiwanupdated: Sat Feb 25 2012 22:05:00

A 5.9-magnitude earthquake struck southern Taiwan on Sunday, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

5.5-magnitude earthquake rattles Northern California updated: Mon Feb 13 2012 16:37:00

A 5.5-magnitude earthquake struck Northern California on Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

Aftershocks rattle Philippines; quake death toll climbs to 15updated: Mon Feb 06 2012 18:15:00

A 6.8-magnitude earthquake that struck Monday off the third-largest island in the Philippines has killed at least 15 people, the government said.

Philippines issues local tsunami alert after quake hits between islandsupdated: Mon Feb 06 2012 06:48:00

A 6.8-magnitude earthquake struck Monday off the third-largest island in the Philippines, prompting the country to issue a tsunami alert for the coastlines near the epicenter.

Quake rattles western Indonesia updated: Wed Jan 11 2012 07:19:00

A magnitude 7.3 earthquake struck early Wednesday off the west coast of the Indonesian island of Sumatra, the U.S. Geological Survey reported, but witnesses reported only minor shaking on land.

Earthquake hits Dominican Republicupdated: Thu Jan 05 2012 06:14:00

An earthquake hit the Dominican Republic Thursday, the U.S. Geological Survey reported, almost exactly two years to the day after a massive quake devastated the neighboring nation of Haiti.

Strong earthquake rattles southwest Mexicoupdated: Sat Dec 10 2011 22:04:00

A strong 6.5-magnitude earthquake struck southern Mexico on Saturday night, about 100 miles south-southwest of the capital, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

Offshore earthquake hits Okinawa area, no reports of damageupdated: Mon Nov 07 2011 22:50:00

A 6.9-magnitude earthquake struck deep under the ocean floor northwest of Okinawa, Japan, near noon Tuesday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

Shallow quake hits off Mexican coastupdated: Tue Nov 01 2011 09:14:00

An 6.5-magnitude earthquake 6.5 struck off Mexico's Pacific coast Tuesday, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

Earthquake rattles northwest Chinaupdated: Mon Oct 31 2011 21:10:00

A magnitude 6.0 earthquake rattled northwestern China on Tuesday morning, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

Quake strikes off Alaskan coastupdated: Fri Sep 02 2011 08:56:00

A 6.8-magnitude earthquake struck Friday off the coast of Alaska, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

USGS: Colorado experiences largest quake in more than 40 yearsupdated: Tue Aug 23 2011 15:19:00

A moderate 5.3-magnitude earthquake that rattled southern Colorado early Tuesday morning was the largest to hit the state in more than 40 years, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

Estimated 6.8-magnitude quake strikes off coast of Papua New Guineaupdated: Mon Aug 01 2011 07:12:00

A preliminary 6.8-magnitude earthquake struck Monday morning off the coast of Papua New Guinea, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

Rockies' thinning snowpack threatens water 'bank account'updated: Mon Jun 13 2011 17:31:00

A shrinking snowpack in the Rocky Mountains may make it harder to slake the thirst of a growing population in the Western United States, according to new research from the U.S. government and several universities.

Satellite images show large sediment plumes from floodingupdated: Fri May 27 2011 20:45:00

Dramatic satellite images show large deposits of sediment in coastal Louisiana, the receiving end of the massive flooding on the Mississippi River.

Gators become floodwater hazardupdated: Fri May 27 2011 20:45:00

Flooding is allowing gators to roam far from home, meaning big business for gator hunters. CNN's Jeanne Meserve reports.

Earthquake shakes southern Panamaupdated: Sat Apr 30 2011 09:43:00

A 6.0-magnitude earthquake struck southern Panama early Saturday morning, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

Quake strikes South Pacificupdated: Mon Apr 18 2011 22:44:00

A 6.6-magnitude earthquake struck in the South Pacific on Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

USGS: Quakes shake Chilean coastupdated: Mon Feb 14 2011 00:04:00

A fourth earthquake in 24 hours rattled coastal Chile early Monday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

Strong earthquake strikes central Chileupdated: Sun Jan 02 2011 19:24:00

A 7.1-magnitude earthquake struck the central coastal area of Chile on Sunday, some 70 kilometers (45 miles) northwest of Temuco, the U.S. Geological Survey said. There were no immediate reports of major damage or injury.

Central Arkansas growing weary of relentless tremorsupdated: Tue Dec 28 2010 12:47:00

Things are still shaking in Arkansas.

7.5-magnitude quake strikes off Indonesian coastupdated: Mon Oct 25 2010 17:24:00

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.5 struck off the coast of Sumatra, Indonesia, on Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

Strong earthquake hits Mexicoupdated: Thu Oct 21 2010 15:51:00

A 6.9-magnitude earthquake struck Mexico's Gulf of California on Thursday, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

Quake shakes Costa Ricaupdated: Fri Oct 08 2010 22:43:00

A 5.9-magnitude earthquake struck Friday night 41 km (26 miles) north-northwest of San Jose, Costa Rica, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

Quake hits off Philippinesupdated: Sun Oct 03 2010 22:53:00

An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.7 struck Monday off the northern Philippines, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

Quake strikes Baja California, Mexicoupdated: Tue Sep 14 2010 07:17:00

A 5.4-magnitude earthquake struck Tuesday morning in Baja California, Mexico, about 20 miles (33 km) south-southwest of the city of Guadalupe Victoria, the U.S. Geological Service reported.

Strong earthquake strikes off Kuril Islandsupdated: Wed Aug 04 2010 21:28:00

A magnitude 6.0 earthquake struck Thursday east of the Kuril Islands, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

Earthquake shakes Indonesia, but no tsunami expectedupdated: Tue Aug 03 2010 09:16:00

An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.3 shook Indonesia Tuesday at 8:08 p.m. (8:08 a.m. ET), according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

No tsunami warning issued in Fiji quakeupdated: Thu Jul 29 2010 02:19:00

A 4.6-magnitude earthquake hit the Fiji Islands Thursday, the United States Geological Survey said.

Earthquakes strike waters south of Philippinesupdated: Fri Jul 23 2010 21:06:00

A series of four strong earthquakes spanning just over an hour struck the Philippines' Moro Gulf on Saturday morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

2 quakes hit Papua New Guineaupdated: Sun Jul 18 2010 13:17:00

Two earthquakes with magnitudes of 6.9 and 7.3, respectively, struck in the New Britain Region of Papua New Guinea in the southwestern Pacific ocean Sunday, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

URGENTupdated: Thu Jun 24 2010 13:30:00

A light earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 4 shook southern California on Thursday, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

Quake shakes southern Canadaupdated: Wed Jun 23 2010 18:52:00

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.0 struck Wednesday in southern Canada, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

Quake hits near Alaskaupdated: Wed Jun 16 2010 06:32:00

A magnitude 5.0 earthquake hit off the coast of southeastern Alaska Tuesday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

6.0 quake strikes Philippinesupdated: Mon May 31 2010 20:26:00

A 6.0 magnitude earthquake struck the Philippines on Monday about 570 miles (917 km) southeast of Manila, the nation's capital, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

4.5-magnitude quake strikes Southern Californiaupdated: Wed May 19 2010 03:24:00

A 4.5-magnitude earthquake struck Southern California on Tuesday evening, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries.

6.5-magnitude quake strikes off Taiwanupdated: Mon Apr 26 2010 02:59:00

A 6.5-magnitude earthquake struck southeast of Taiwan on Monday morning, the U.S. Geological Survey.

Earthquake hits southern Spain; damage said unlikelyupdated: Sun Apr 11 2010 19:59:00

A strong earthquake struck near the Spanish city of Granada early Monday, but at a depth that made damage to the medieval Moorish capital unlikely, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

Baja governor seeks emergency declaration after quakeupdated: Tue Apr 06 2010 09:13:00

The governor of the Mexican state of Baja California said Monday he is asking the federal government for a natural disaster declaration after a 7.2-magnitude earthquake shook the region.

Two killed, 100 injured in Mexican earthquakeupdated: Mon Apr 05 2010 14:02:00

A 7.2 magnitude earthquake struck northwest Mexico's Baja California on Sunday, rattling Arizona and southern California, and leaving at least two dead and 100 injured in Mexico, authorities said.

'We live in earthquake country'updated: Mon Apr 05 2010 14:02:00

The Pacific Coast of the United States and Mexico is rattled by a 7.2 magnitude earthquake.

Strong earthquake hits Philippinesupdated: Thu Mar 25 2010 02:39:00

A strong earthquake struck the Philippines early Thursday afternoon, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

Magnitude 4.4 earthquake rattles Southern Californiaupdated: Tue Mar 16 2010 10:48:00

A magnitude-4.4 earthquake rattled residents of southern California early Tuesday morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

Earthquake hits off Hawaii's coastupdated: Tue Mar 09 2010 10:43:00

A 4.4-magnitude earthquake struck Hawaii on Monday evening, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

Thousands begin evacuating in Japan as threat of tsunami nearsupdated: Mon Mar 01 2010 19:17:00

Tens of thousands of residents began evacuating Sunday morning from coastal Japan in anticipation of a possible tsunami following Chile's 8.8-magnitude earthquake.

Fact Check: Eastern U.S. earthquake riskupdated: Wed Feb 10 2010 11:58:00

A magnitude-3.8 earthquake struck northern Illinois early Wednesday, shaking homes and buildings and rattling plenty of nerves.

Earthquake rattles northern Illinoisupdated: Wed Feb 10 2010 09:59:00

An early morning earthquake rattled northern Illinois on Wednesday, shaking an area about 50 miles west-northwest of downtown Chicago, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

USGS reports strong earthquake off Canada's Pacific coastupdated: Tue Nov 17 2009 11:50:00

A magnitude 6.6. earthquake struck Tuesday off Canada's Pacific coast, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

Strong earthquake strikes Afghanistanupdated: Thu Oct 29 2009 15:13:00

A strong earthquake struck the Hindu Kush region of eastern Afghanistan Thursday, but the U.S. Geological Survey said it had no reports of damage or injuries.

Powerful quake hits near Greek islandupdated: Wed Jul 01 2009 07:14:00

A 6.7-magnitude earthquake hit near the Greek island of Crete on Wednesday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

Survey: Arctic may hold twice the oil previously found thereupdated: Thu May 28 2009 18:38:00

Continental shelves beneath the retreating polar ice caps of the Arctic may hold almost double the amount of oil previously found in the region, scientists say.

Strong quake rattles Pacific islandsupdated: Tue Apr 07 2009 06:25:00

A 6.9-magnitude earthquake struck just east of the Kuril Islands in the Pacific Ocean early Tuesday, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

Global warming threatens forests, study saysupdated: Thu Jan 22 2009 17:32:00

Forests in the Pacific Northwest are dying twice as fast as they were 17 years ago, and scientists blame warming temperatures for the trend, according to a new study.

Mild quake shakes Southern Californiaupdated: Fri Jan 09 2009 01:04:00

A light earthquake shook Southern California Thursday evening, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries.

Countries in tug-of-war over Arctic resourcesupdated: Mon Jan 05 2009 12:44:00

One of the planet's most fragile and pristine ecosystems sits atop a bounty of untapped fossil fuels.

Mild quake reported off western Mexicoupdated: Mon Jan 05 2009 07:28:00

A moderate earthquake was measured off the coast of Mexico's western Baja California peninsula early Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

6.2-magnitude earthquake hits Afghanistanupdated: Sun Jan 04 2009 00:31:00

A 6.2-magnitude hit Hindu Kush Region of northeastern Afghanistan on Sunday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

6.5-magnitude quake off Japanese coastupdated: Sat Dec 20 2008 06:48:00

A strong earthquake centered about 90 miles off Japan's east coast, measuring a 6.5 magnitude, was recorded by seismologists at the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) on Saturday.

Study: Tap natural gas from Alaska's frozen areasupdated: Wed Nov 12 2008 18:52:00

Today's technology could extract enough untapped natural gas, frozen in Alaska's North Slope, to heat millions of homes for years, federal officials announced Wednesday.

Earthquake kills 12 in Chechnyaupdated: Sat Oct 11 2008 21:05:00

At least 12 people were killed Saturday in an earthquake in Russia's Chechnya region, Russian news agencies reported.

Major quakes hit Japan and Indonesiaupdated: Wed Sep 10 2008 21:38:00

A magnitude 6.9 earthquake rattled Japan on Thursday, within minutes of a magnitude 6.6 earthquake in Indonesia, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

5.8 quake strikes off western Canadian coastupdated: Thu Aug 28 2008 12:15:00

A magnitude 5.8 earthquake struck at sea just west of Vancouver Island, Canada, on Thursday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

Strong quake jolts southern Sumatraupdated: Fri Aug 08 2008 04:06:00

A magnitude 6.0 earthquake rattled the coast of southern Sumatra in Indonesia on Friday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

Tougher codes kept quake damage downupdated: Wed Jul 30 2008 17:44:00

One reason the California earthquake caused only minor damage was new, tough building codes enacted since the deadly Northridge quake in 1994, according to an expert with the U.S. Geological Survey.

Preparing for 'The Big One'updated: Wed Jul 30 2008 17:44:00

Dr. Lucy Jones of the USGS shows how a computer animation could help residents prepare for a large quake.

Villages hit hard by quakeupdated: Mon May 19 2008 00:41:00

ITN's Lindsay Hilsum reports from one Chinese village devastated by the massive earthquake.

Time.com: Will the Polar Bear Survive?updated: Fri May 02 2008 20:00:00

U.S. Fish and Wildlife must decide on the polar bear this month. But does the species really need protection?

Earthquake rattles Mexico Cityupdated: Sun Apr 27 2008 22:05:00

A moderate earthquake of 5.8 magnitude struck southwestern Mexico on Sunday night, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

Another quake shakes southern Illinoisupdated: Mon Apr 21 2008 09:37:00

A 4.5-magnitude earthquake shook southern Illinois early Monday, the latest in a string of quakes that have rattled the region since last week, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

Quake sends bricks tumblingupdated: Fri Apr 18 2008 14:51:00

An earthquake rattled residents of Kentucky early Friday and sent bricks into the street.

Midwest quake felt far and wideupdated: Fri Apr 18 2008 14:51:00

People nearly 900 miles away felt a magnitude-5.2 earthquake that shook southern Illinois early Friday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

Magnitude 7.2 quake, three others, hit China updated: Fri Mar 21 2008 00:49:00

A total of four earthquakes -- the strongest of them a powerful 7.2 magnitude quake -- hit western China on Friday, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

Strong earthquakes rattle southern Greeceupdated: Thu Feb 14 2008 08:00:00

A strong earthquake and an almost equally strong aftershock struck southern Greece just after midday Thursday, U.S. and Greek experts said.

Caribbean earthquakeupdated: Thu Nov 29 2007 19:52:00

I-Reporter Amit Ritsa sends video of an earthquake rattling a home in Piscard, Dominica.

Caribbean quake sets off seismograph in Californiaupdated: Thu Nov 29 2007 19:52:00

A magnitude-7.4 earthquake struck Thursday in the Caribbean just off the coast of Martinique, setting off shaking that triggered a reading of a strong earthquake in California, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

Moderate quake rattles Bay Areaupdated: Wed Oct 31 2007 09:32:00

A moderate earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.6 struck Northern California on Tuesday night, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

Quake 'a pretty strong jolt'updated: Wed Oct 31 2007 09:32:00

CNN's Soledad O'Brien interviews a USGS expert shortly after an earthquake struck near San Jose, California.

Time.com: Polar Bear Population Decliningupdated: Fri Sep 07 2007 19:00:00

Two-thirds of the world's polar bears will be killed off by 2050 -- including the entire population in Alaska -- because of thinning sea ice from global warming in the Arctic

Quake prompts tsunami bulletinupdated: Sun Sep 02 2007 00:59:00

A 6.9 magnitude earthquake centered about 22 miles (35 km) undersea near the Santa Cruz Islands in the south Pacific erupted at 12:05 p.m. (3:05 a.m. GMT)Sunday, prompting a tsunami bulletin for the region, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

Quake shakes San Franciscoupdated: Fri Jul 20 2007 04:02:00

Quake shakes San Francisco

'Mild' quake shakes San Franciscoupdated: Fri Jul 20 2007 04:02:00

A magnitude 4.2 earthquake shook the San Francisco area Friday at 4:42 a.m. PT (7:42 a.m. ET), the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

Magnitude 6.1 quake shakes Mexicoupdated: Fri Jul 06 2007 01:37:00

A magnitude 6.1 earthquake struck the state of Chiapas in southern Mexico Thursday evening, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

6.8 magnitude earthquake strikes off Guatemalan coastupdated: Wed Jun 13 2007 16:35:00

A 6.8 magnitude earthquake struck Wednesday just off the Pacific coast of Guatemala, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

CNNMoney: The Arctic: Oil's last frontierupdated: Wed Sep 27 2006 10:23:00

Nothing says hot like an Arctic bidding war.

6.0 quake in Gulf shakes Southeastupdated: Sun Sep 10 2006 12:04:00

A strong, 6.0 earthquake in the Gulf of Mexico was felt throughout the Southeast on Sunday but caused no apparent damage, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

Quake strikes southwestern Japanupdated: Sun Jun 11 2006 17:09:00

A strong earthquake shook southwest Japan early Monday, but a geophysicist with the U.S. Geological Survey said it was unlikely to have done serious damage.

Major quake jolts Russian Far Eastupdated: Thu Apr 20 2006 20:06:00

An earthquake with a magnitude of 7.7 jolted a sparsely populated area of Russia's Kamchatka Peninsula on Friday, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

At least 17 killed in China quakeupdated: Sat Nov 26 2005 00:24:00

Thousands of people are sleeping in tents and open-air courtyards early Sunday after a moderate earthquake destroyed thousands of homes in eastern China, killing at least 17 people and injuring hundreds of others, according to Chinese officials and state-run media reports.

Japan quake prompts tsunami alertupdated: Mon Nov 14 2005 17:24:00

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.2 has struck off the east coast of Honshu, Japan's main island, the U.S. Geological Survey says.

Why didn't this quake cause a killer tsunami?updated: Mon Mar 28 2005 18:27:00

Why do some earthquakes spawn tsunamis that kill thousands while others hardly stir a ripple on the ocean surface?

Indians return after tsunami alertupdated: Thu Dec 30 2004 02:28:00

A tsunami warning from Indian authorities appeared to be a false alarm, as thousands of panicked residents returned to coastal areas after officials said the warning was meant as advice to be careful, not orders to evacuate.

USGS: Mount St. Helens could erupt within 24 hoursupdated: Sat Oct 02 2004 16:42:00

Scientists warn that Mount St. Helens could erupt within 24 hours, and with more force than previously expected.

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