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An estimated 4.8 magnitude earthquake rattles New York City

USGS estimated the quake had a magnitude of 4.8, with an epicenter about 30 miles west of Newark, N…

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Taiwan earthquake: 9 dead, 1,038 injured, rescue underway

The number of deaths has reached nine, with 1,038 injured, 96 trapped, and 52 missing, as per the C…

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This 660-ton pendulum protects Taiwan's tallest skyscraper from earthquakes

Taipei 101's "tuned mass damper" can sway about 5 feet from side to side and absorb up to 40% of th…

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Dozens are trapped in highway tunnels and rock quarries after the devastating Taiwan earthquake: reports

Taiwan was hit by a 7.4 magnitude earthquake, toppling buildings and trapping 70 people in rock qua…

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Buckle up for likely earthquake aftershocks, geologists say. Here's how the East Coast should prepare.

Smaller magnitude aftershocks are likely on the East Coast, and there's a small possibility of a si…

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China's internet is filled with well-wishes for earthquake-stricken Taiwan — and veiled references that the PLA can help

The positive messages are a striking departure from the recent online hostility to Taiwan, even if …

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New Yorkers are freaking out about and poking fun at — the 4.8-magnitude earthquake that rocked the East Coast

As the dust settled and panic subsided, New Yorkers reacted on social media to Friday morning's ear…

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Rescue teams in Taiwan airlifted 928 pounds of food to a mining area where 64 people got trapped after an earthquake

At least 64 people got stuck at the Heping Mine, and another 600 are stranded at a hotel in Tianxia…

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2.6 magnitude earthquake hits Uttarakhand's Uttarkashi

An earthquake of 2.6 magnitude on the Richter scale hit Uttarakhand's Uttarkashi on Tuesday, accord…

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As rain and snow events become more intense, so could our earthquakes, study finds

A groundbreaking study has found that certain weather phenomena — particularly heavy snowfall and r…

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Scientists finally think they know where the most dangerous part of this US earthquake zone is and it's bad news for Washington

Scientists just released the first comprehensive survey of the Cascadia Subduction Zone, the most d…

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New York City earthquakes are unusual, but not unheard of

New York City last felt a major earthquake in 2011, but the region has a history of seismic activit…

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India announces relief aid worth 1 million US dollars for landslide-hit Papua New Guinea

After over 650 people lost their lives in the deadly landslide in Papua New Guinea, India, on Tuesd…

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I demand a do-over on the East Coast earthquake

I didn't feel the earthquake that hit New York. I was in the elevator on the way to my desk. Now I …

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The US Navy's only forward-deployed aircraft carrier, USS Ronald Reagan, is leaving Japan after nearly a decade in the Pacific

USS Ronald Reagan, stationed in the Pacific for roughly nine years, will be replaced by USS George …

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New York City resident reacts to 4.8 magnitude earthquake

A 20-second 4.8 magnitude earthquake hit the northeastern US April 5. Authorities are asking reside…

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At least 9 killed in the strongest earthquake to hit Taiwan in 25 years

Rescue operations were underway after a 7.4 magnitude earthquake killed nine people and injured at …

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The Taiwan earthquake puts the vulnerability of the world's biggest chipmaker on full display

A 7.2-magnitude earthquake in Taiwan disrupted the operations of TSMC, one of the world's most impo…

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Why does western Nepal face threat of a bigger earthquake?

Situated on the precarious Himalayan seismic zone, Nepal is a highly earthquake-prone country and i…

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Death toll in Nepal earthquake rises to 128, over 100 injured

The death toll rose to 128 and at least 141 people were injured after a strong earthquake of 6.4 ma…

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