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3.0 earthquake hits parts of southern Utah

Nov. 26, 2021 11:30 AM EST

PANGUITCH, Utah (AP) — A minor earthquake struck parts of southern Utah on Friday morning. The quake had a preliminary magnitude of 3.0 and was centered about 7 miles west of Panguitch, the U.S. Geological Survey said. It happened at about 6:40 a.m. Quakes of that...

Magnitude 6.1 earthquake hits Myanmar near India border

Nov. 25, 2021 20:41 PM EST

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — A magnitude 6.1 earthquake hit northwest Myanmar near India's border early Friday but there is a low likelihood of casualties and damage, the U.S. Geological Survey said. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 32.8 kilometers (20.4 miles)...

Pair of earthquakes hit central North Carolina in 4 days

Nov. 24, 2021 15:54 PM EST

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — A 2.3 magnitude earthquake shook a portion of central North Carolina early Wednesday, the second earthquake to hit the region within a week, authorities said. The U.S. Geological Survey confirmed a 2.3 magnitude earthquake occurred at 4:05...

Moderate quake demolishes homes in eastern Turkey, 2 hurt

Nov. 19, 2021 09:50 AM EST

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — An earthquake with magnitude 5.1 jolted Erzurum province in eastern Turkey on Friday, demolishing a number of houses in some villages, officials said. At least two people were extracted alive from beneath fallen rubble but there were no immediate...

Report: Magnitude 4 earthquake shakes southeast Missouri

Nov. 18, 2021 10:32 AM EST

WILLIAMSVILLE, Mo. (AP) — A minor earthquake shook residents of southeastern Missouri, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The survey said a 4.0 magnitude earthquake was recorded around 9 p.m. Wednesday in Wayne County, with the epicenter near Williamsville. ...

Small quake near San Francisco jolts East Bay

Nov. 17, 2021 15:30 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A small earthquake struck east of San Francisco on Wednesday and was felt in several Bay Area cities and suburbs. The magnitude 3.8 quake hit just before noon and was centered about 1 mile (1.6 kilometers) northeast of San Ramon, according to the...

Turkey: Moderate quake causes panic but no damage, injuries

Nov. 17, 2021 09:08 AM EST

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A moderately-strong earthquake shook the northwestern Turkish province of Duzce on Wednesday, Turkey’s disaster management agency said. There was no immediate report of any damage or casualties in the quake. Many residents however, rushed out of...

State TV: 2 strong quakes jolt southern Iran, 1 dead

Nov. 14, 2021 14:07 PM EST

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — At least one person died after two strong earthquakes struck the southern Iranian province of Hormozgan, state TV reported Sunday. State TV quoted Azizollah Konari, the Bandar Abbas governor, as saying a 22-year-old man died when an electric pole...

6.2-magnitude earthquake strikes south of Nicaragua

Nov. 09, 2021 04:10 AM EST

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey says an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.2 has struck in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Nicaragua. The quake, at a moderate depth of 35 kilometers (22 miles) occurred at 12:25 a.m. local time Tuesday. The...

Undersea 5.7 earthquake shakes part of eastern Indonesia

Nov. 04, 2021 00:02 AM EDT

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A shallow undersea earthquake shook part of eastern Indonesia on Thursday, but there were no immediate reports of serious damage or casualties. The U.S. Geological Survey said the 5.7-magnitude quake struck about 65 kilometers (40 miles) off...