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Dec 30 2010 Indiana Earthquake Rare Earthquake in Indiana Registers 3.8

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A 3.8 magnitude Indiana earthquake, initially thought to be 4.2 by the way, has rattled much of Central Indiana Thursday morning, and was even felt by some residents from Chicago, several hundred miles away. The U.S. Geological Survey initially estimated the quake’s strength was magnitude 4.2, but has since then lowered that number down to …

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5.2 Earthquake Rocks Alaska Southwest of Anchorage

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The Alaska Earthquake Information Center located a moderate earthquake that occurred on Thursday, June 16th at 11:06 AM AKDT in the Kenai Peninsula region of Alaska. This earthquake had a preliminary magnitude of 5.2 and was located at a depth of about 36 miles (57 km). The magnitude and location may change slightly as additional …

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