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Earthquake rattles south-central Utah, one of many in the last 2 weeks

ksl.com

ST. GEORGE — An earthquake rattled Wayne County Tuesday.

The temblor, measuring 3.5 magnitude, was centered about 2.5 miles west northwest of Loa and occurred at 2:26 p.m. No damage or injuries were reported.

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Friday marks anniversary of great Pacific Coast quake, tsunami

seattlepi.com

Friday marks the 318-year anniversary of one of the greatest earthquakes on record along the Pacific Coast – the estimated 9.2 “Cascadia” quake that struck just off our coast on Jan. 26, 1700. To coincide with the anniversary, NOAA and the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center have released a computer model depiction of how the devastating ensuing tsunami raced across the Pacific Ocean.

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Op-ed: The clock is ticking until Utah faces a major natural disaster

deseretnews.com

While hurricanes were devastating Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico, fires were wreaking havoc in California and other global natural disasters were delivering widespread destruction, some here in Utah expressed relief to live in a place where we do not face such devastating natural hazards.

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Greg Bell: It is never too early to prepare for hard times ahead

deseretnews.com

Over the past weeks, we have witnessed a chain of disasters that would seem to be almost once-in-a-lifetime events. Mother Nature’s destructive power leaves us humbled and awed. We stand as nothing before its fury.

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Listen to an Earthquake’s Eerie ‘Whale Songs’

nationalgeographic.com

Is it possible to “hear” an earthquake? Not the rumbling of the ground that results, but the earthquake itself. Even if you could, what’s the point of listening?

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Utah will conduct “Great Shake Out” earth quake drill

fox13now.com

SALT LAKE CITY — Utah will be conducting a “Great Shake Out” drill for earthquake awareness in late April.

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Seismic Slowdowns Could Warn of Impending Earthquakes

smithsonianmag.com

Predicting earthquakes before they happen is the Holy Grail of seismology.

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‘The Big One,’ Raises Concerns for Kennecott

good4utah.com

We often talk about “the big one,” hitting the Beehive State.  But now we’re learning it it happens it could mean trouble for Kennecott’s facility on the south slope.

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Experts trying to make sense of Northeastern Utah’s ‘unusual’ earthquake

good4utah.com

Experts are trying to make sense of an unusual earthquake that shook Northeastern Utah, Wednesday morning.

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New research promises speedy bridge repair after quake

kutv.com

(KUTV) Utah has been preparing for a major earthquake for years, with several buildings and bridges retrofitted to withstand a 6.0 quake.

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