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Salem-News.com (Aug-03-2014 08:00)
6.3 Magnitude Earthquake Rocks SW China; At Least 175 DeadSalem-News.com Staff
The official Xinhua news agency said that the epicenter was in Longtoushan town in Yunnan's Ludian county.
A magnitude 6.3 earthquake struck southwestern China on Sunday, killing at least 175 people in a remote mountainous area of Yunnan province, causing some buildings, including a school, to collapse.
Salem-News.com (Jul-18-2014 11:52)
Oregon, Western States Most at Risk for Large EarthquakeSalem-News.com Staff
The eastern U.S. has the potential for larger and more damaging earthquakes than considered in previous maps and assessments.
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While all states have some potential for earthquakes, 42 of the 50 states have a reasonable chance of experiencing damaging ground shaking from an earthquake in 50 years.
Salem-News.com (Mar-25-2013 19:23)
Debris Found on Oregon Beach Could Have Cultural Significance in JapanSalem-News.com
Officials are waiting on word from the Consular Office of Japan.
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Oregon state park staff removed an unusual piece of debris from the ocean shore near Oceanside in Tillamook County.
Salem-News.com (Mar-19-2013 15:19)
Fish Caught off Fukushima Show Record Levels of Radioactive CesiumSalem-News.com
Record cesium level detected in fish caught near Fukushima nuclear plant.
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Tokyo Electric Power Co. said Friday it detected a record 740,000 becquerels per kilogram of radioactive cesium in a fish caught in waters near the crippled Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station.
Salem-News.com (Mar-20-2012 12:21)
7.6 Earthquake Strikes Guerrero, Mexico Near AcapulcoSalem-News.com
No serious injuries or damage has been reported.
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The 7.6 earthquake struck southern Mexico today at 12:02 P.M. The epicenter was in Oaxaca, in the state of Guerrero,120 miles east of Acapulco.
Salem-News.com (Jan-06-2012 00:03)
Earthquake Documentary: Two Years Since Death & Devastation Rocked HaitiTim King & Bonnie King Salem-News.com
Brand new 30-minute documentary reminds us all of what Haiti faced and still faces...Read Full Article
Salem-News.com (Oct-28-2011 15:24)
Magnitude 6.9 Strikes Peru`s CapitolSalem-News.com
"There was panic, a lot of panic" - Ruben Vargas, policía de Ica
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Southern Peru was shaken by an earthquake measuring 6.9 on the Richter scale; buildings rocked and swayed in the country's capitol Lima, home of 8.5 million people, but fortunately no injuries or major damage has been reported.
Salem-News.com (Oct-28-2011 14:46)
IHH offers helping hand for orphans in VanSalem-News.com
IHH Humanitarian Relief Foundation which has joined search and rescue and relief efforts in quake-stricken Van province with a 250-member-team, is now offering a helping hand for orphans in the region.
The foundation will assume the care of children who were orphaned by the quake as well as other orphans, making them have a monthly income which they will use for their clothing, accommodation, education, healthcare and other expenses. Just making a monthly donation of 35€ or 50$, charity givers can assume the care of an orphan.
Salem-News.com (Oct-26-2011 16:27)
IHH Emergency Teams continue relief efforts in quake-stricken VanSalem-News.com
Immediately after the quake, IHH aid teams rushed to the region to join search and rescue efforts.
Emergency teams of IHH Humanitarian Relief Foundation continue relief efforts in Van’s Erciş district which was hit by a magnitude 7.2 earthquake on Sunday.
Salem-News.com (Aug-24-2011 00:23)
U.S. East Coast Rocks in a Whole New Way....Salem-News.com
The USGS estimates several million earthquakes occur in the world each year. Many go undetected because they hit remote areas.
(SALEM, Ore.) -
How would you like to be in an east coast high rise office when everything begins trembling, shaking... that is exactly what happened Tuesday when the east coast was struck by an earthquake that was centered near Mineral.