earthquake

58 years-old Maribel Rivera Silva rests outside a shelter afraid of aftershocks, after an earthquake in Guanica, Puerto Rico, Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020. (AP Photo/Carlos Giusti)
(AP Photo/Carlos Giusti)
WRVA News
January 08, 2020 - 11:50 am
By DANICA COTO Associated Press GUANICA, Puerto Rico (AP) — Cars, cots and plastic chairs became temporary beds for hundreds of families who lost their homes in southwest Puerto Rico as a flurry of earthquakes struck the island, one of them the strongest in a century. The magnitude 6.4 quake that...
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A stationary bike stands where the roof collapsed next to a home's game room located on the second floor, which is the top floor, after an earthquake hit Guanica, Puerto Rico. (AP Photo/Carlos Giusti)
(AP Photo/Carlos Giusti)
AP News
January 06, 2020 - 1:05 pm
By DANICA COTO Associated Press GUÁNICA, Puerto Rico (AP) — A 5.8-magnitude quake hit Puerto Rico before dawn Monday, unleashing small landslides, causing power outages and severely cracking some homes. It was one of the strongest quakes yet to hit the U.S. territory that has been shaking for the...
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People work to free a young boy from a collapsed building in the coastal town of Durres after an excavator moved a broken slab of concrete and local men pulled mangled reinforcement bars out of the way.  (Vladimir Gori via AP)
(Vladimir Gori via AP)
AP News
November 26, 2019 - 12:47 pm
By LLAZAR SEMINI and VISAR KRYEZIU Associated Press DURRES, Albania (AP) — Rescue crews with excavators searched for survivors trapped in toppled apartment buildings and hotels Tuesday as the death toll from a powerful pre-dawn earthquake in Albania climbed to 20, with more than 600 people injured...
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(Daisuke Suzuki/Kyodo News via AP, File)
August 09, 2019 - 12:33 pm
By MARI YAMAGUCHI Associated Press TOKYO (AP) — The utility company operating Fukushima's tsunami-devastated nuclear power plant said Friday it will run out of space to store massive amounts of contaminated water in three years, adding pressure on the government and the public to reach a consensus...
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(AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)
July 19, 2019 - 12:44 pm
By DEREK GATOPOULOS and COSTAS KANTOURIS Associated Press ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A strong earthquake centered northwest of Athens shook Greece on Friday, causing frightened residents to run into the capital's streets and damaging several buildings. Authorities said no serious injuries were reported...
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Jeff Katz
July 09, 2019 - 5:23 pm
The west coast was hit hard last week with a 6.4 and 7.1 magnitude earthquake and hundreds of aftershocks in their wake. For one Ridgecrest store owner, it was made even worse by the fact that his store was looted following the quakes. According to CBS 2 Los Angeles , store owner Abdul Odeh was "...
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(Jack Barnwell/The Daily Independent via AP)
July 06, 2019 - 1:25 am
By JOHN ANTCZAK and BRADY McCOMBS Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — A quake with a magnitude as large as 7.1 jolted much of California, cracked buildings, set fires, broke roads and caused several injuries, authorities and residents said. The quake — preceded by Thursday's 6.4-magnitude temblor...
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(Adam Graehl via AP)
July 05, 2019 - 12:46 pm
By JOHN ANTCZAK and OLGA R. RODRIGUEZ Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — Aftershocks from Southern California's largest earthquake in 20 years rumbled beneath the Mojave Desert on Friday as authorities tallied damage in the sparsely populated region. The strongest aftershock thus far hit shortly...
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This aerial photo shows damage on Vine Road, south of Wasilla, Alaska, after earthquakes Friday, Nov. 30, 2018. (Marc Lester/Anchorage Daily News via AP)
(Marc Lester/Anchorage Daily News via AP)
December 03, 2018 - 1:44 pm
By MARK THIESSEN , Associated Press ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The supply chain of food and other goods delivered to the Port of Anchorage from the Lower 48 has not been disrupted by the powerful earthquake that caused widespread damage to roads in the Anchorage area. "The ships are coming in on...
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(AP Photo/Rifki)
September 29, 2018 - 7:29 am
By NINIEK KARMINI , Associated Press PALU, Indonesia (AP) — A tsunami swept away buildings and killed at least several hundred people on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi, dumping victims caught in its relentless path across a devastated landscape that rescuers were struggling to reach Saturday,...
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