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7.2 Magnitude Earthquake In Mexico

A powerful, magnitude 7.2 earthquake has shaken central and southern Mexico.

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I Felt The Earth Move Under My Feet

It was Tuesday evening, February 11 at about 5:45 pm, just as I was getting to the good part of MA Senate President Therese Murray saying she was not happy with the state's healthcare connector website, when, BOOM, a hollow and large bang sounded and the floor under my feet transferred the  motion and noise, but without duration

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Earthquake Confirmed In Southeastern Mass.

A small earthquake has been felt in Southeastern Massachusetts, but no damage or injuries are reported. 

The U.S. Geological Survey reports the 2.4 magnitude quake hit at 5:46 p.m. Tuesday and was centered about 1

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UPDATE: Two Possible Earthquakes Felt Throughout Southcoast

UPDATE 6:48 - There are now reports of two earthquakes striking the Southcoast within minutes of each other. The first quake is reported by the United States Geological Survey as a M2.4 earthquake, originating at 5:46pm 1.5 miles SSW of New Bedford.

The second quake is being reported by multipl

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Boston College - Scientists pinpoint the epicenter of the quake in Freetown.
Boston College - Scientists pinpoint the epicenter of the quake in Freetown.

Large Quake a Real Possibility on Southcoast

Thursday's earthquake was less than a footnote in seismic history, but it certainly has people talking.

The 1.9 magnitude quake was felt throughout New Bedford, Fairhaven, Mattapoisett, and other S

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Greater New Bedford Rocked By Earthquake

Update 12:19pm:

 

A minor earthquake has struck southeastern Massachusetts, but there were no immediate reports of damage.

John Ebel, a senior research scientist at Boston College's Weston Observatory, said the earthquake that struck seven miles north-northwest of New Bedford just before 11 a.m. Thursday was a mag

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Another Strong Quake Recorded in Alaskan Islands

Another strong earthquake has rattled a remote and sparsely populated Aleutian Island region off Alaska.

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Earthquake Shakes Mexican Capital

A seemingly strong earthquake is shaking Mexico's capital.

There is no immediate word of damage or casualties and seismologists have not yet issued a calculation of its power or epicenter.

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Large Magnitude Earthquake Rocks Middle East

A 7.8 Magnitude earthquake hit Iran on Tuesday, near the Pakistan border. 

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Could Mass. See Another Big Earthquake Like the one in 1755 on Cape Ann?

A magnitude 5.9 earthquake struck Cape Ann, off our MA coast, in 1755. Not even the 5.8 quake that struck Virginia in 2011 surpassed it.

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