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4 years 1 month ago

DC area shaken by minor earthquake

The Washington, D.C., area was shaken by a minor earthquake. The quake hit at 3:04 a.m. MDT with a magnitude of 3.6. A physicist with U.S. Geological Survey's National Earthquake Information Center says the quake was centered in the Rockville, Maryland, area. There were no immediate reports of...

4 years 7 months ago

6.0 quake hits Guatemala coast

A magnitude 6.0 earthquake hit Guatemala's Pacific coast near the border with El Salvador on Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey reported. It said the quake, 64.2 miles deep, was centered 60 miles southeast of Guatemala City. The temblor was strongly felt in the capital, according to Spanish-language network...

4 years 7 months ago

5.8 earthquake shakes San Diego area

A magnitude-5.8 earthquake in northern Baja California rocked the U.S.-Mexico border region Wednesday, causing buildings to sway more than 100 miles to the west in downtown San Diego and southwestern Arizona. The main quake was centered about 20 miles southeast of the Mexican border city of Mexicali, according to...

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