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Earthquake rumbles near Tooele

The Associated Press
Apr 20 2014 - 10:23am

SALT LAKE CITY  -- A small earthquake has struck near Salt Lake City and officials say it was widely felt but there were no immediate reports of any damage.

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Powerful earthquake shakes Mexico City

The Associated Press
Apr 18 2014 - 9:55am

ACAPULCO, Mexico -- A powerful magnitude-7.2 earthquake shook central and southern Mexico on Friday, sending panicked people into the streets, where broken windows and debris fell, but there were no early reports of major damage or casualties.

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GALLERY: 2014 Great Utah ShakeOut

Briana Scroggins
Apr 18 2014 - 1:49am

Clearfield Job Corps students volunteered to have moulage done for large disaster training purposes at the old Grandview Elementary School in Ogden on April 18, 2014.

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GALLERY: Earthquake shakes Chile

The Associated Press
Apr 2 2014 - 10:16am

A magnitude 8.2 earthquake struck the northern coast of Chile, Wednesday, April 2, 2014. Authorities lifted tsunami warnings for Chile’s long coastline early Wednesday. Six people were crushed to death or suffered fatal heart attacks, a remarkably low toll for such a powerful shift in the Earth’s crust.

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VIDEO: Powerful earthquake hits Chile, but only light damage and low death toll

The Associated Press
Apr 2 2014 - 6:50am

IQUIQUE, Chile -- Authorities in northern Chile discovered surprisingly light damage and just six reported deaths Wednesday from a magnitude-8.2 quake -- a remarkably low toll for such a powerful shift in the Earth's crust.

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LA hit with over 100 aftershocks following 5.1 quake

The Associated Press
Mar 29 2014 - 1:52pm

LOS ANGELES -- A magnitude-5.1 earthquake centered south of Los Angeles shook residents throughout Southern California and sent bottles and cans tumbling off shelves in stores, produced a rock slide that closed a road and forced a brief shutdown of rides at Disneyland. There were no reports of major damage or injuries.

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VIDEO: Earthquake rattles Los Angeles

Christopher Weber, The Associated Press
Mar 17 2014 - 4:13pm

LOS ANGELES -- A pre-dawn earthquake rolled across the Los Angeles basin on Monday, rattling nerves and shaking buildings along a 150-mile swath of Southern California but causing no major damage.

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Quake rattles Mesquite

The Associated Press
Jan 10 2014 - 11:35am

MESQUITE, Nev.  -- Police in Mesquite say no damage resulted and no one reported feeling an earthquake that scientists say rumbled beneath the desert about 21 miles southeast of the resort city on the Nevada-Arizona state line.

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Earthquake rumbles near Tooele

The Associated Press
Apr 20 2014 - 10:23am

SALT LAKE CITY  -- A small earthquake has struck near Salt Lake City and officials say it was widely felt but there were no immediate reports of any damage.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 20 2014 - 10:23am


Powerful earthquake shakes Mexico City

The Associated Press
Apr 18 2014 - 9:55am

ACAPULCO, Mexico -- A powerful magnitude-7.2 earthquake shook central and southern Mexico on Friday, sending panicked people into the streets, where broken windows and debris fell, but there were no early reports of major damage or casualties.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 18 2014 - 1:00pm


GALLERY: 2014 Great Utah ShakeOut

Briana Scroggins
Apr 18 2014 - 1:49am

Clearfield Job Corps students volunteered to have moulage done for large disaster training purposes at the old Grandview Elementary School in Ogden on April 18, 2014.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 18 2014 - 1:49am


GALLERY: Earthquake shakes Chile

The Associated Press
Apr 2 2014 - 10:16am

A magnitude 8.2 earthquake struck the northern coast of Chile, Wednesday, April 2, 2014. Authorities lifted tsunami warnings for Chile’s long coastline early Wednesday. Six people were crushed to death or suffered fatal heart attacks, a remarkably low toll for such a powerful shift in the Earth’s crust.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 2 2014 - 1:48pm


VIDEO: Powerful earthquake hits Chile, but only light damage and low death toll

The Associated Press
Apr 2 2014 - 6:50am

IQUIQUE, Chile -- Authorities in northern Chile discovered surprisingly light damage and just six reported deaths Wednesday from a magnitude-8.2 quake -- a remarkably low toll for such a powerful shift in the Earth's crust.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 2 2014 - 10:46am


LA hit with over 100 aftershocks following 5.1 quake

The Associated Press
Mar 29 2014 - 1:52pm

LOS ANGELES -- A magnitude-5.1 earthquake centered south of Los Angeles shook residents throughout Southern California and sent bottles and cans tumbling off shelves in stores, produced a rock slide that closed a road and forced a brief shutdown of rides at Disneyland. There were no reports of major damage or injuries.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Mar 29 2014 - 1:52pm

VIDEO: Powerful earthquake hits Chile, but only light damage and low death toll

The Associated Press
Apr 2 2014 - 6:50am

IQUIQUE, Chile -- Authorities in northern Chile discovered surprisingly light damage and just six reported deaths Wednesday from a magnitude-8.2 quake -- a remarkably low toll for such a powerful shift in the Earth's crust.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 2 2014 - 10:46am


VIDEO: Earthquake rattles Los Angeles

Christopher Weber, The Associated Press
Mar 17 2014 - 4:13pm

LOS ANGELES -- A pre-dawn earthquake rolled across the Los Angeles basin on Monday, rattling nerves and shaking buildings along a 150-mile swath of Southern California but causing no major damage.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Mar 17 2014 - 4:18pm


What do you do in an earthquake? Great ShakeOut provides answers

LEFT: Students in Mrs. Monique Ailor’s South Weber Elementary class sit under their desks during an earthquake drill in South Weber on Wednesday. (REYNALDO LEAL/Standard-Examiner)

Jamie Lampros
Apr 18 2013 - 12:33am

SOUTH WEBER -- Though she was merely 2 years old at the time, Nicole Sargent remembers being in an earthquake."Our family was in Chile visiting one of my dad's friends, and I remember it happened while we were sleeping," said the South Weber Elementary School fifth-grader. "The next morning, my mom said we couldn't go outside until they said it...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 18 2013 - 6:12am


GALLERY: 2014 Great Utah ShakeOut

Briana Scroggins
Apr 18 2014 - 1:49am

Clearfield Job Corps students volunteered to have moulage done for large disaster training purposes at the old Grandview Elementary School in Ogden on April 18, 2014.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 18 2014 - 1:49am


GALLERY: Earthquake shakes Chile

The Associated Press
Apr 2 2014 - 10:16am

A magnitude 8.2 earthquake struck the northern coast of Chile, Wednesday, April 2, 2014. Authorities lifted tsunami warnings for Chile’s long coastline early Wednesday. Six people were crushed to death or suffered fatal heart attacks, a remarkably low toll for such a powerful shift in the Earth’s crust.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 2 2014 - 1:48pm


GALLERY: 2014 Great Utah ShakeOut

Briana Scroggins
Apr 18 2014 - 1:49am

Clearfield Job Corps students volunteered to have moulage done for large disaster training purposes at the old Grandview Elementary School in Ogden on April 18, 2014.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 18 2014 - 1:49am


GALLERY: Earthquake shakes Chile

The Associated Press
Apr 2 2014 - 10:16am

A magnitude 8.2 earthquake struck the northern coast of Chile, Wednesday, April 2, 2014. Authorities lifted tsunami warnings for Chile’s long coastline early Wednesday. Six people were crushed to death or suffered fatal heart attacks, a remarkably low toll for such a powerful shift in the Earth’s crust.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 2 2014 - 1:48pm


VIDEO: Powerful earthquake hits Chile, but only light damage and low death toll

The Associated Press
Apr 2 2014 - 6:50am

IQUIQUE, Chile -- Authorities in northern Chile discovered surprisingly light damage and just six reported deaths Wednesday from a magnitude-8.2 quake -- a remarkably low toll for such a powerful shift in the Earth's crust.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 2 2014 - 10:46am


VIDEO: Earthquake rattles Los Angeles

Christopher Weber, The Associated Press
Mar 17 2014 - 4:13pm

LOS ANGELES -- A pre-dawn earthquake rolled across the Los Angeles basin on Monday, rattling nerves and shaking buildings along a 150-mile swath of Southern California but causing no major damage.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Mar 17 2014 - 4:18pm


What do you do in an earthquake? Great ShakeOut provides answers

LEFT: Students in Mrs. Monique Ailor’s South Weber Elementary class sit under their desks during an earthquake drill in South Weber on Wednesday. (REYNALDO LEAL/Standard-Examiner)

Jamie Lampros
Apr 18 2013 - 12:33am

SOUTH WEBER -- Though she was merely 2 years old at the time, Nicole Sargent remembers being in an earthquake."Our family was in Chile visiting one of my dad's friends, and I remember it happened while we were sleeping," said the South Weber Elementary School fifth-grader. "The next morning, my mom said we couldn't go outside until they said it...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 18 2013 - 6:12am


GALLERY: Earthquake in Italy

A car is covered by debris of a collapsed house in Cavezzo, Italy, Tuesday, May 29, 2012. A magnitude 5.8 earthquake struck the same area of northern Italy stricken by another fatal tremor on May 20. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)

The Associated Press
May 29 2012 - 12:18pm

A powerful earthquake killed at least 15 people and left 200 injured Tuesday as it rocked a swath of northern Italy hit just nine days ago. Factories, warehouses and churches collapsed, dealing a second blow to a region where thousands remained homeless from the previous, stronger temblor . The 5.8 magnitude quake left 14,000 people homeless in the Emilia Romagna region north of Bologna, one of Italy’s most agriculturally and industrially productive areas.

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GALLERY: 7.4 quake in Mexico City

A child cries after she and her classmates were evacuated from her school in the Roma neighborhood when an earthquake was felt in Mexico City, Tuesday March 20, 2012. A strong, long earthquake with epicenter in Guerrero state shook central southern Mexico on Tuesday, swaying buildings in Mexico City and sending frightened workers and residents into the streets. (AP Photo/Alexandre Meneghini)

The Associated Press
Mar 20 2012 - 3:14pm

See photos of the aftermath of a 7.4 quake in Mexico City today. President Barack Obama's oldest daughter, Malia, is there but reported safe while on vacation with a school group in Oaxaca. To view the images in a slideshow format please click on the large photo at the bottom of the gallery and then use the right or left arrows to navigate.

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GALLERY: Washington DC earthquake rattles nerves

People stand outside of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2011, after is was evacuated following an earthquake in the Washington area. The 5.9 magnitude earthquake centered northwest of Richmond, Va., shook much of Washington, D.C., and was felt as far north as Rhode Island and New York City. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

The Associated Press
Aug 23 2011 - 2:12pm

Buildings were evacuated after an earthquake hit the in Washington area. The 5.9 magnitude earthquake centered northwest of Richmond, Va., shook much of Washington, D.C., and was felt as far north as Rhode Island and New York City.

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