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2005 Kashmir earthquake
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Earthquakes of the New Century
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Over a million earthquakes occur every year, but most happen in remote areas and on the ocean floor. Find out what causes earthquakes, and how they are monitored. With Dr. Maya Tolstoy of the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University.
China Earthquake Devastates Region
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On May 12, 2008, a 7.9-magnitude earthquake shook eastern Sichuan, China, killing thousands. It was the country’s worst natural disaster in three decades. A report from the National Earthquake Information Center moments after the quake describes the situation as preliminary news rolls in. The quake, originally thought to be a 7.8, was later upgraded.
Haiti Earthquake Aftermath
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As Haiti copes with the aftermath of a 7.0-magnitude earthquake that struck its capital of Port-au-Prince on January 12, 2010, a report from the U.S. Geological Survey on January 15 details the scope of the devastation.
Major Earthquake and Tsunami Hit Japan
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On March 11, 2011, an 8.9-magnitude earthquake struck the coast of Japan, rattling a 500-mile region and setting off a tsunami. A report from the U.S. Geological Survey describes the massive quake as one of the largest ever recorded.
Mega Disasters: San Francisco Earthquake
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Multiple fault lines that run through California put San Francisco at risk for a catastrophic earthquake.
Earthquake in the Heartland
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Mega Disasters takes a look at how bad the ripple effect could be if an earthquake were to happen in Memphis, TN. If the seismic pressure were severe, states across the country could be in turmoil.
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On October 8, 2005, a massive 7.6-magnitude earthquake struck the Kashmir border region between India and Pakistan.Go
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