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After a magnitude-4.5 earthquake was recorded near Cushing in October, Oklahoma regulators ordered oil companies to shut down several disposal wells. That seemed to slow the shaking — at least for a while.
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November 30, 2015 Oklahoma's earthquake boom is now a national security threat. No damage has been reported, but operators at the hub are on high alert for a disruption that would ripple through the U.S. energy market.
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Pakistani federal employees gather outside their offices in Islamabad after Monday's deadly magnitude 7.5 earthquake.
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October 26, 2015 The magnitude 7.5 earthquake caused evacuations from buildings in Afghanistan, India and Pakistan. The Associated Press reports more than 228 deaths and 1,000 injured in Pakistan alone.
Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson and Carla Gugino star in the action thriller San Andreas.
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May 30, 2015 Seismologist Lucile Jones discusses how accurate — or not — the plot of this new California earthquake thriller really is. Bonus: Her advice on what to include in an earthquake kit.
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November 19, 2013 A pocket of ancient seawater found trapped underground reveals that during the Cretaceous Period, the Atlantic Ocean was much saltier than it is today.
The palm trees and a map of the world appear as islands off the coast of Dubai.
May 9, 2013 Google teamed up with the USGS, NASA and TIME magazine to release a stunning cache of satellite images compiled over the past 28 years.
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