Earthquakes

Presidential candidate Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador waves to supporters as he gives his first victory speech from his campaign headquarters in Mexico City, Sunday, July 1, 2018. Lopez Obrador has claimed victory in Mexico's presidential election, calling for reconciliation. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)
July 02, 2018 - 2:33 am
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Furious at spiraling corruption and violence, Mexican voters unleashed a political earthquake Sunday by electing a leftist firebrand as president and giving him a broad mandate to overthrow the political establishment and govern for the poor. A late-night official quick count...
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July 01, 2018 - 2:22 pm
GUTHRIE, Okla. (AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey says a 3.1 magnitude earthquake has been recorded in central Oklahoma. There were no immediate reports of damage. The agency says the earthquake was recorded at 9:58 p.m. on Saturday, about 8 miles (12.5 kilometers) east of Guthrie. The temblor was...
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FILE - In this March 23, 2015, file photo, Supreme Court Associate Justice Anthony Kennedy testifies before a House Committee on Appropriations Subcommittee on Financial Services hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. The 81-year-old Kennedy said Tuesday, June 27, 2018, that he is retiring after more than 30 years on the court. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)
June 27, 2018 - 7:14 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Nothing could have shifted the political landscape more than this. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy's retirement and President Donald Trump's pledge to move quickly to fill the seat guarantee a searing summer of charged rhetoric that could touch on virtually every hot-button...
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In this photo provided by the Office of Alaska Gov. Bill Walker, the Alaska Air National Guard honor guard presents colors at a plaque dedication ceremony Saturday, June 23, 2018, in Valdez, Alaska. The memorial plaque honors four Alaska National Guard members killed in April 1964 while conducting a humanitarian mission after the second most powerful earthquake ever destroyed the town. (David Lienemann/Office of Alaska Gov. Bill Walker via AP)
June 23, 2018 - 8:39 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A month after the second most powerful earthquake ever was recorded, the Alaska port community of Valdez remained in ruins. A hulking Alaska National Guard cargo plane's mission April 25, 1964, was to deliver Gov. William Egan to oversee efforts to rebuild the town on a new...
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The gate of Myotoku-ji temple collapses after an earthquake hit Ibaraki City, Osaka, western Japan, Monday, June 18, 2018. A strong earthquake knocked over walls and set off scattered fires around metropolitan Osaka on Monday morning. (Yosuke Mizuno/Kyodo News via AP)
June 18, 2018 - 9:51 am
TOKYO (AP) — Residents in western Japan were cleaning up debris Monday evening after a powerful earthquake hit the area around Osaka, the country's second-largest city, killing three people and injuring hundreds while knocking over walls and setting off fires. The magnitude 6.1 earthquake that...
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The gate of Myotoku-ji temple collapses after an earthquake hit Ibaraki City, Osaka, western Japan, Monday, June 18, 2018. A strong earthquake knocked over walls and set off scattered fires around metropolitan Osaka on Monday morning. (Yosuke Mizuno/Kyodo News via AP)
June 18, 2018 - 6:39 am
TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on the earthquake in Japan (all times local): 3 p.m. Authorities in western Japan say the number of people treated for injuries suffered in a strong earthquake Monday morning now exceeds 210. The magnitude 6.1 earthquake near the major city of Osaka killed three people,...
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June 13, 2018 - 6:58 pm
NAPA, Calif. (AP) — Research suggests the magnitude 6.0 earthquake that rocked California wine country in 2014 may have been caused by an expansion of Earth's crust because of seasonally receding groundwater under the Napa and Sonoma valleys. The vineyard-filled valleys flank the West Napa Fault,...
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Most of the Kapoho area is now covered in fresh lava as the Kilauea Volcano lower east rift zone eruption continues on Wednesday, June 6, 2018, in Pahoa, Hawaii. (AP Photo/LE Baskow)
June 07, 2018 - 2:12 am
HONOLULU (AP) — A neighborhood called Vacationland on Hawaii's Big Island had disappeared as lava poured into two oceanfront subdivisions, smothering hundreds of homes and filling an ocean bay, turning it into new land that now juts into the sea. Molten rock entirely covered Vacationland and only a...
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FILE - In this Saturday, May 5, 2018 file photo, a woman cries in front of the Zofiowka coal mine after miners were reported missing following a powerful tremor at the mine, in Jastrzebie-Zdroj in southern Poland. Officials in Poland have said on Sunday, May 13 that they have recovered the bodies of two miners killed when an earthquake hit a coal mine in southern Poland last week, bringing the death toll to four. The Jastrzebie Coal Company says that the two have been found after many days of rescue efforts. (AP Photo/Rafal Klimkiewicz, file)
May 13, 2018 - 6:12 am
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Officials in Poland say that they have recovered the bodies of two miners killed when an earthquake hit a coal mine in southern Poland last week, bringing the death toll to four. The Jastrzebie Coal Company said Sunday that the two had been found after many days of rescue...
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May 08, 2018 - 3:53 pm
LONDON (AP) — A reporter's powerful account of communities devastated by Japan's 2011 earthquake and tsunami won the Rathbones Folio Prize for literature on Tuesday. Richard Lloyd Parry's "Ghosts of the Tsunami" was named winner of the 20,000 pound ($27,000) prize at a ceremony in London. Lloyd...
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