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Magnitude 7.1 Earthquake in Southern California Is Second Major Quake in Two Days

A magnitude 7.1 earthquake struck southern California on Friday night at around 8:19 p.m. local time, with a reported epicentre around 10 miles to the northeast of the town of Ridgecrest – the second major quake to hit the region in two days. Read More >>

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Students’ Groundbreaking New Earthquake Warning System Could Save a City

Although we’re not 99.9% sure when an earthquake can strike, an earthquake early warning system could help cities take additional precautions and almost certainly save lives. A group of secondary school students are partnering with the US Geological Survey (USGS) to test how it might work. Read More >>