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Nepalese UMass Dartmouth Students Begin Fundraising for Quake-Ravaged Country

Nearly 6,000 people have been declared dead as a result of a weekend earthquake in Nepal, with many more missing.

UMass Dartmouth students with direct ties to the country are in the planning stages to assist in the ongoing relief efforts

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Oxfam America Helps With International Response to Nepal

Associated Press - Oxfam America says it is working with its international affiliate to help victims of the Nepal earthquake and is accepting donations for relief efforts.

The Boston-based group says Oxfam International is working in four open-air sites in Nepal's Kathmandu Valley to deliver clean water and build toilets, and will be working with other agencies in the coming days to provide clean water at 16 sites set up by Nepal's government. It also is work

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Credit: Tomislav Zivkovic
Credit: Tomislav Zivkovic

Yet Again, Another Earthquake Rattles Eastern Connecticut

A 2.2-magnitude earthquake has rattled eastern Connecticut again.

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Credit: Tomislav Zivkovic
Credit: Tomislav Zivkovic

Again, Earthquake Rattles Eastern Connecticut, 6th In 2 Days

Another minor earthquake has rattled eastern Connecticut.

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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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Weston Observatory

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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