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Natural Disasters

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  • 3.2 earthquake hits near Santa Rosa

     
    A shallow magnitude 3.2 earthquake was reported Sunday evening two miles from the Geysers, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 7:57 p.m. at a depth of 1.9 mile. According to the USGS, the epicenter was four......
  • Earthquake: 3.0 quake rattles near Cartago

     
    A shallow magnitude 3.0 earthquake was reported Wednesday evening 17 miles from Cartago, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 11:33 p.m. Pacific Standard Time at a depth of 2.5 miles. According to the USGS, the epicenter......
  • Earthquake: 3.0 quake strikes near Cartago

     
    A shallow magnitude 3.0 earthquake was reported Thursday evening 18 miles from Cartago, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 6:38 p.m. Pacific time at a depth of 0 miles. According to the USGS, the epicenter was......
  • Drought ends for Dallas-Fort Worth area; rest of Texas suffers

     
    Texas drought: The Dallas area has officially moved out of drought conditions, but long-term projections show that the region could still face problems after one of the driest years on record....
  • Mayor to residents of evacuated Japanese town: Come home

     
    Japan earthquake: A mayor of an evacuated town near a stricken nuclear power plant invites residents to come home...
  • Earthquake: 3.0 quake strikes near Pinnacles

     
    A shallow magnitude 3.0 earthquake was reported Saturday afternoon one mile from Pinnacles, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 1:36 p.m. Pacific time at a depth of 5.0 miles. According to the USGS, the epicenter was......
  • Navy hospital ship Mercy ordered to be ready to deploy to Philippines

    Navy hospital ship Mercy ordered to be ready to deploy to Philippines
    The Navy has ordered the San Diego-based hospital ship Mercy to prepare for possible deployment to the Philippines to assist in disaster relief operations. If the order to deploy is issued in the next few days, the Mercy would arrive in the...
  • In Indonesia, watching the sun rise with 504 Buddhas

    In Indonesia, watching the sun rise with 504 Buddhas
    Four a.m. is a terrible time of day, too late for night owls, too early for early risers. The exception is 4 a.m. at Borobudur, waiting for the sun to rise over the Kedu Plain in central Java with 504 figures of Buddha. The temple is one of three great...
  • Travel experts share bargain-hunting tips

    Travel experts share bargain-hunting tips
    If you don't know where you're going on vacation this year, you may not be indecisive. You might just be a bargain hunter. Increasingly, travelers are trading the certainty of the destination for savings, Peter Yesawich, vice chairman of MMGY Global, a...