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Moon Phases Affect Earthquakes, Study Says

Wednesday, September 14th, 2016 4:19am MST

What causes earthquakes? Seismologists and other scientists have been trying to understand the geological phenomenon for centuries in a bid to come up with some sort of an effective early warning system that could save many lives. And while our understanding of earthquakes is still relatively poor, a new study links the intensity of quakes […]

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Video: Avalanche strikes Everest base camp as earthquake hits Nepal

Monday, April 27th, 2015 6:27am MST

As the death toll from Saturday’s massive magnitude 7.8 earthquake in Nepal continues to climb, a stunning video has emerged showing an avalanche striking the Mount Everest base camp. The video, taken by German climber Jost Kobusch, was discovered on YouTube yesterday. In it, climbers preparing for their ascent of the world’s highest peak first […]

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Video: Los Angeles news anchors scramble under desk during earthquake

Monday, March 17th, 2014 9:36am MST

A magnitude 4.4 earthquake struck the Los Angeles area Monday morning in the pre-dawn hours. While a relatively minor quake, it was strong enough to rattling residents and send morning TV news anchors under their desks. According to the US Geological Survey (USGS) the quake was centered 6 miles west of Beverly Hills and at a depth of 5.3 miles. […]

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ThorntonWeather.com unveils revamped earthquake pages

Monday, April 29th, 2013 6:04pm MST

While Colorado isn’t often considered a prime location for earthquakes, temblors can and do occur in the state every year.  Many are in less populous locations but can be damaging.  Our revamped earthquake page(s) help you keep tabs on the rumbling earth. We revamped our main earthquake page to now include an interactive Google map […]

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