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Displaced Families Await Post-Quake Housing in Puerto Rico

PONCE, Puerto Rico — The Antonetti family sat in the shade of a tree eating orange slices while contemplating the long day ahead of them in a dusty parking lot in southern Puerto Rico. Behind them stood their temporary home: …

Seismologists Studing Recent Alaska Quakes

A third moderate earthquake has rattled the ground near the village of Minto, Alaska, and the state seismologist said the area could generate much bigger quakes. The quake on Thursday was the third of at least magnitude 5.0 in two …

6.5-Magnitude Quake Rattles Guatemala’s Coast

A 6.5-magnitude earthquake shook Guatemala’s Pacific coastline on Sunday, four days after a major quake killed dozens in the Central American country. People fled buildings and homes in panic in various cities along Guatemala’s Pacific coast near its border with …

Strong Aftershock Strikes Quake-Hit Myanmar

The U.S. Geological Society is reporting a 5.8-magnitude aftershock has hit northern Myanmar hours. It came after a strong earthquake Sunday morning damaged several Buddhist pagodas, collapsed a bridge and a gold mine and left 12 people feared dead. There …

Aftershock: 6.2 Quake Off British Columbia Coast

The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 6.2 earthquake off the west coast of Canada on Monday night is an aftershock of the magnitude 7.7 quake that struck Saturday night. A geophysicist says the agency had no immediate reports that …

Aftershock Damages Dozens of Okla. Homes, Closes Schools

The strongest aftershock yet to hit in the wake of last weekend’s earthquake in central Oklahoma damaged dozens of homes, closed some schools and caused at least one minor injury, emergency officials said Tuesday. The 4.7 magnitude aftershock recorded late …

5 Aftershocks from Earthquake Shake Virginia County

Louisa County has been shaken by five aftershocks from last week’s earthquake. The U.S. Geological Survey says on its website that the aftershocks began Sunday afternoon. They ranged in magnitude from 2.0 to 2.7. There have been no reports of …

6.0 Earthquake Strikes New Zealand City of Christchurch

Still recovering from two previous earthquakes that struck the region in September 2010 and February 2011, Christchurch, New Zealand was shaken by a series of strong tremors on June 13, according to catastrophe modeling firm AIR Worldwide. The United States …