No, according to geologists.
By Nsikan Akpan
A widely felt magnitude 5.4 quake before dawn Friday was the strongest aftershock thus far.
By John Antczak, Olga R. Rodriguez, Associated Press
The 6.4 magnitude quake struck near in the Mojave Desert, about 150 miles northeast of Los Angeles, near the town of Ridgecrest, California.
By Associated Press
The magnitude 7.0 earthquake that rattled Alaska’s largest city cracked roads and collapsed highway ramps, but there were no reports of widespread catastrophic damage or collapsed buildings.
By Rachel D'Oro, Mark Thiessen, Associated Press
By Rachel D'Oro, Dan Joling, Associated Press
Back-to-back earthquakes measuring 7.0 and 5.8 rocked buildings and buckled roads Friday morning in Anchorage, prompting people to run from their offices or take cover under desks and triggering a warning to residents in Kodiak to flee to higher ground…
Authorities and aid agencies feared the death toll of 844 would rise once they assessed the damage in more remote locations.
In our news wrap Friday, a magnitude 7.5 earthquake off Indonesia sparked a devastating tsunami. A wave up to 10 feet high crashed into the coast of Sulawesi, washing away homes and leaving an unknown number of people missing in…
By Eugene Hoshiko, Haruka Nuga, Mari Yamaguchi, Associated Press
In the town of Atsuma, where entire hillsides collapsed, rescuers used small backhoes and shovels to search for survivors under the tons of earth that tumbled down steep mountainsides.
By Emily Brodsky, The Conversation
Earthquakes in the central and eastern United States have increased dramatically in the last decade as a result of human activities.
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