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  • Magnitude 6.4 earthquake strikes off southern Philippines: USGS

    MANILA (Reuters) - A magnitude 6.4 earthquake struck off the coast of the southern Philippines on Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said.
  • Sismo magnitud 6,4 se registra frente a la costa sur de Filipinas: USGS

    MANILA (Reuters) - Un sismo de magnitud 6,4 se registró el lunes frente a la costa del sur de Filipinas, dijo el Servicio Geológico de Estados Unidos (USGS, por su sigla en inglés). No hubo reportes inmediatos de víctimas o daños. El epicentro se...

    At least 4 earthquakes, including a 4.3, strike central Oklahoma

    At least 4 earthquakes, including a 4.3, strike central Oklahoma
    At least four earthquakes, ranging in magnitude from 2.9 to 4.3, struck about 30 miles north of Oklahoma City on Saturday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.  The 4.3-magnitude temblor hit at 12:11 p.m. outside Langston, Okla., and a 3.2-magnitude...

    Fracking doesn't cause earthquakes [Letter]

    Fracking doesn't cause earthquakes [Letter]
    A recent opinion piece missed some key facts on hydraulic fracturing, injection wells and induced seismicity in Oklahoma ("Fracking may be inducing earthquakes," July 1). Hydraulic fracturing is a well-regulated process that has been used more than 1....

    Surprise! Engine trouble turns out to be 6 1/2-foot-long Burmese python

    Surprise! Engine trouble turns out to be 6 1/2-foot-long Burmese python
    A man who stopped to help a broken-down motorist in Santa Fe, N.M. popped the hood of a pickup truck to see what the problem was, and the problem was obvious - a python. Jackson Ault, the good Samaritan who stopped to help a woman whose pickup truck was...