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An earthquake is the shaking of the surface of the Earth, resulting from the
sudden release of energy in the Earth's lithosphere that creates seismic waves.
Earthquakes can range in size from those that are so weak that they cannot be
felt to those violent enough to toss people around and destroy whole cities. The
1 day ago ... A shallow magnitude 4.2 earthquake was reported Wednesday evening 13 miles
from Fort Bragg, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor
occurred at 8:57 p.m. Pacific time at a depth of 3.7 miles. According to the USGS,
the epicenter was four miles from Branscomb, 39 miles from Ukiah, ...
Earthquake is a 1974 American ensemble disaster film directed and produced by
Mark Robson. The plot concerns the struggle for survival after a catastrophic
earthquake destroys most of the city of Los Angeles, California. Directed by Mark
Robson and with a screenplay by George Fox and Mario Puzo, the film starred a
1 day ago ... Doug Jones became the first Democrat to win a statewide office in Alabama since
2008, defeating Republican Roy Moore, 49.9% to 48.4%, in a special election
Tuesday to fill the Senate seat held by Jeff Sessions before he became Donald
Trump's Attorney General. Democrats haven't won a Senate race ...
The 2008 Sichuan earthquake also known as the First Great Sichuan earthquake
or Wenchuan earthquake, occurred at 14:28:01 China Standard Time on May 12,
2008. Measuring at 8.0 Ms, the earthquake's epicenter was located 80 kilometres
(50 mi) west-northwest of Chengdu, the provincial capital, with a focal depth of ...
The 1906 San Francisco earthquake struck the coast of Northern California at 5:
12 a.m. on April 18 with an estimated moment magnitude of 7.8 and a maximum
Mercalli intensity of XI (Extreme). High intensity shaking was felt from Eureka on
the North Coast to the Salinas Valley, an agricultural region to the south of the
6 days ago ... A shallow magnitude 4.1 earthquake was reported Friday afternoon four miles
from South Landing, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor
occurred at 2:19 p.m..
1 day ago ... If all goes as the media world expects, at some point this week or next Disney will
announce that it is purchasing a large chunk of 21st Century Fox.
The 2011 earthquake off the Pacific coast of Tōhoku was a magnitude 9.0–9.1 (M
w) undersea megathrust earthquake off the coast of Japan that occurred at 14:46
JST (05:46 UTC) on Friday 11 March 2011, with the epicentre approximately 70
kilometres (43 mi) east of the Oshika Peninsula of Tōhoku and the hypocenter at
The April 2015 Nepal earthquake killed nearly 9,000 people and injured nearly
22,000. It occurred at 11:56 Nepal Standard Time on 25 April, with a magnitude
of 7.8Mw or 8.1Ms and a maximum Mercalli Intensity of VIII (Severe). Its epicenter
was east of Gorkha District at Barpak, Gorkha, and its hypocenter was at a depth
The following is a list of earthquake lists, and of top earthquakes by magnitude
and fatalities. Contents. [hide]. 1 Lists by period; 2 Lists by country; 3 Lists by
region; 4 Largest earthquakes by magnitude; 5 Largest earthquakes by country; 6
Costliest earthquakes; 7 Deadliest earthquakes; 8 See also; 9 References ...
The Tremblement de Terre (or "Earthquake") Cocktail has been attributed to the
French Post-Impressionist painter Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec. The name is
derived from its effects, which tend to "shake up" the drinker. In a wine goblet mix:
3 parts Absinthe; 3 parts Cognac ...
The 2005 Kashmir earthquake occurred at 08:50:39 Pakistan Standard Time on 8
October in Pakistan administered areas of Kashmir. It was centered near the city
of Muzaffarabad, and also affected Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province and
the Indian administered areas of Jammu and Kashmir. It registered a moment ...
The 1994 Northridge earthquake occurred on January 17, at 4:30:55 a.m. PST
and had its epicenter in Reseda, a neighborhood in the north-central San
Fernando Valley region of Los Angeles, California. It had a duration of
approximately 10–20 seconds. The blind thrust earthquake had a moment
magnitude (Mw) of 6.7, ...
The 526 Antioch earthquake hit Syria (region) and Antioch in the Byzantine
Empire in 526. It struck during late May, probably between May 20–29, at mid-
morning, killing approximately 250,000 people. The earthquake was followed by
a fire that destroyed most of the buildings left standing by the earthquake. The