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Putting the pieces together

On April 4, 2010, the ground beneath the deserts of Baja California started to rumble, then rip apart, sending tremors throughout a region 40 miles south of the U.S.-Mexico border. In the months that followed, ...

Aug 09, 2011 5 / 5 (3) 4 | with audio podcast

New data: Mega-quake could strike near Seattle

Using sophisticated seismometers and GPS devices, scientists have been able to track minute movements along two massive tectonic plates colliding 25 miles or so underneath Washington state's Puget Sound basin. Their early ...

Aug 16, 2009 4.9 / 5 (14) 2

Rare quake rattles northeastern US

A 4.0-magnitude earthquake struck the northeastern US state of Maine and was felt as far south as Boston and throughout New England, shocking residents unaccustomed to such tremors.

Oct 17, 2012 5 / 5 (1) 0