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Scientists Discover Big Storms Can Create ‘Stormquakes’

WASHINGTON — Scientists have discovered a mash-up of two feared disasters — hurricanes and earthquakes — and they're calling them "stormquakes." "This is the last thing you need to worry about." — Wenyuan Fan, a Florida State University seismologist The ...
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Earthquakes Can Dry Water Supply. Californians Must Prepare

Recent earthquakes have us all thinking about emergency preparedness. Whether that’s updating the earthquake kit, putting supplies in the car trunk, or finally affixing the bookshelves to the wall, there are steps we can take personally to prepare for the wors...