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Earthquakes

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  • Boom, then rumble leaves Ocean City puzzled

    Boom, then rumble leaves Ocean City puzzled
    Michael Maykrantz was on duty at a fire house on 74th street in Ocean City when the floor began to shake and the doors started to rattle.
  • Harford participates in "Great ShakeOut" drill

    On Thursday, Oct. 17 at approximately 10:17 a.m., millions of people around the world participated in the world's largest earthquake drill. An estimated 18 million people worldwide were to participate in the 2013 "Great ShakeOut" drill. Maryland is one...

    Breakthrough: 2011 earthquake revealed wider impacts than previously thought possible

    Description: People from the Carolinas to the Midwest to New England, including Maryland, knew the Aug. 23, 2011, 5.8 magnitude earthquake was rare as soon as they felt its rumblings. But U.S. Geological Survey research has show just how unusual –...

    East Coast earthquake, one year later

    East Coast earthquake, one year later
    A year ago, life paused for a minute in Baltimore and across a wide swath of the country as the ground shook beneath us. Buildings emptied, text messages flew and everyone asked each other, "Did you just feel that?" The U.S. Geological Surveyconfirmed...

    No evidence supports a connection between fracking and earthquakes

    The conclusions of geological experts on the relationship between fracking and earthquakes are much clearer than letter writer Barbara McNamara suggests ("Fracking is neither safe nor harmless to the environment," July 16). The National Research Council'...