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Earthquake Followed by Almost 20 Aftershocks Northern California: USGS

A 4.2-magnitude earthquake occurred north of the San Francisco Bay area in Northern California at 4:57 a.m. local time on Tuesday, June 28, according to the United States Geological Survey (USGS). Nearly 20 aftershocks below 2.0-magnitude transpired after the quake. There were no immediate reports of earthquake casualties. The seismic...
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What can earthquakes and marsquakes teach us about planets?

Understanding what’s inside of a planet is like trying to figure out what’s inside of a gift without unwrapping it. But because we can’t simply tear open a planet, instead, we must rely on secondary evidence, like the waves generated by geologic events. Seismology — the study...
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How to help victims of the earthquake in Afghanistan

A magnitude 6 earthquake that hit Afghanistan on June 22 has killed more than 1,000 people and left more than 1,500 injured, according to United Nations numbers, leaving parts of the country reeling after the deadliest earthquake the country has experienced in two decades. As aftershocks continue to rock the region, some areas are still awaiting aid.
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Afghans work to recover after earthquake that killed hundreds

RAJI GUL: (Non-English language spoken). HADID: He says, "I tried calling for help, but I was buried under the mud. It was coming into my mouth." Gul was ultimately pulled out by relatives. It's stories like this - of parents losing children, others left orphaned - that has mobilized Afghans.
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