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Chino Hills Earthquake Felt Far and Wide

Chino Hills Earthquake Felt Far and Wide

LOS ANGELES, California, July 29, 2008 (ENS) – A 5.4 magnitude earthquake struck near the Los Angeles suburb of Chino Hills just before noon today, causing strong shaking and a power outage but just minor damage. The quake was felt from Arizona to Nevada. The epicenter of the quake was located about 28 miles east-southeast…

Midwest Earthquake a Wake-Up Call

Midwest Earthquake a Wake-Up Call

CHICAGO, Illinois, April 18, 2008 (ENS) – Today’s early morning earthquake that jolted many people awake across the central United States is a reminder that seismic events do occur in areas not normally thought of as “earthquake country,” said scientists at the U.S. Geological Survey, USGS. They said it is also a lesson that earthquakes…