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Apr 2, 2014 08:30 AM ET // AFP
The tremor triggered waves of more than six feet.
Mar 29, 2014 01:00 PM ET // AFP
A 5.1-magnitude earthquake rocks the Los Angeles area, the biggest temblor in six years.
Mar 7, 2014 01:42 PM ET // Tim Wall
The strongest earthquake in Oklahoma history may have been triggered by fossil fuel extraction, reports a new study. Continue reading →
Jan 27, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Becky Oskin, LiveScience
Earthquakes can cook dead plants and algae trapped in a fault, similar to how organic material transforms over eons into oil.
Feb 9, 2011 08:56 AM ET // Tim Wall
Intercontinental earthquakes, such as the ones that rattled New Madrid, may not strike the same place twice.