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5 earthquakes rattle West Texas; largest is magnitude 5.0

Mar. 26, 2020 3:34 PM EDT

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — A series of five earthquakes centered near the same remote area of West Texas rattled the region on Thursday. The temblors registered between 3.0 and 5.0 Thursday starting around 4 a.m., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The epicenter was about 25 miles (40 kilometers) west of...

Tech issues hampered information on tsunami watch for Hawaii

Mar. 25, 2020 8:32 PM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — Technical issues made it difficult to get information about a tsunami watch for Hawaii and its subsequent cancellation, the National Weather Service said Wednesday. The brief tsunami watch was canceled Tuesday after a 7.5 magnitude earthquake struck in the northern Pacific near Russia's...

Experts count over 100 aftershocks since Nevada earthquake

Mar. 25, 2020 12:47 PM EDT

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — More than 100 small aftershocks were recorded since a 4.5 magnitude earthquake shook near Carson City on Friday, causing minor damages across the city, experts said. The largest recorded aftershock was a magnitude 3.2 temblor on Saturday, which could be felt across western Nevada,...

Tsunami watch for Hawaii lifted after north Pacific quake

Mar. 25, 2020 1:00 AM EDT

MOSCOW (AP) — A 7.5 magnitude earthquake struck in the northern Pacific on Wednesday and forecasters said tsunami waves were possible for the nearest shores. A brief tsunami watch for Hawaii was canceled. The quake struck 219 kilometers (136 miles) south-southeast of Severo on Russia's far eastern Kuril...

A 7.5 magnitude earthquake struck near Russia's far eastern Kuril Islands; tsunami warning issued for the closest shores

Mar. 25, 2020 12:06 AM EDT
MOSCOW (AP) — A 7.5 magnitude earthquake struck near Russia's far eastern Kuril Islands; tsunami warning issued for the closest shores.

Utah residents still reporting damage days after earthquake

Mar. 23, 2020 4:42 PM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Five days after a magnitude 5.7 earthquake shook parts of Utah, residents continue to report damage. The Greater Salt Lake Municipal Services District asked those within its boundaries to submit online notices of home or business damage from the March 18 earthquake, The Salt Lake...

Croatian soldiers clear debris from the street after an earthquake in Zagreb, Croatia, Sunday, March 22, 2020. A strong earthquake shook Croatia and its capital on Sunday, causing widespread damage and panic. (AP Photo/Darko Bandic)

Aftershocks rattle Croatian capital a day after strong quake

Mar. 23, 2020 2:28 PM EDT

ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — Croatia has experienced a series of aftershocks a day after a strong earthquake caused widespread damage, killing a 15-year-old girl and injuring at least 27 other people amid a partial coronavirus lockdown of the capital. Seismologists said Monday more than 50 weaker temblors have...

Firefighters carry a person on a stretcher after an earthquake in Zagreb, Croatia, Sunday, March 22, 2020. A strong earthquake shook Croatia and its capital on Sunday, causing widespread damage and panic. (AP Photo)

Croatia quake injures 17 amid partial coronavirus lockdown

Mar. 22, 2020 9:37 PM EDT

ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — A strong earthquake in Croatia on Sunday caused panic, the evacuation of hospitals and widespread damage including to the capital's iconic cathedral — all amid a partial coronavirus lockdown. A 15-year-old was reported to be in critical condition and 16 other people were...

Earthquake strikes off coast of Northern California

Mar. 22, 2020 1:30 PM EDT

FERNDALE, Calif. (AP) — A magnitude 4.7 earthquake struck Sunday morning off the coast of Northern California, the U.S. Geological Survey said. The quake hit at 8:27 a.m. about 50 miles (81 kilometers) west of Ferndale, a coastal town of 1,300 people. A police dispatcher said there were no immediate...

Officials: Earthquake causes minor damage near Carson City

Mar. 21, 2020 4:02 PM EDT

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — A 4.5 magnitude earthquake near Carson City on Friday night caused minor damages across the city, authorities said. Some damage to items on shelves inside stores was reported and one building shut off its gas as a precaution, Carson City Sheriff Ken Furlong said. The temblor,...