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One new finding about the 1906 quake is that the San Andreas fault split apart, or ruptured, faster than scientists had assumed at the time.
This consciousness also opens a small window through which we can revisit the vast and complex processes of the universe that not only cause the earth to quake and hurricanes to arise, but also provide compelling evidence for the presence of a Wise, Powerful, Majestic, and Merciful Creator Who designed the universe and all that it contains for a purpose and for a fixed duration.
Too weak to feel on Earth's surface, these mini-quakes may hold clues as to how and why more powerful quakes occur.
When the earth moves--as it did to devastating effect in the January 26 quake in northwestern India--many people turn to Kate Hutton, a.k.a.
The earthquake bulletin said quakes with tectonic origins were also recorded in Batuan town with 2.3 magnitude at 11:43 p.m.
On Wednesday, Phivolcs recorded nine other quakes in the areas of Cagayan, Eastern Samar, Northern Samar, Ilocos Norte, Nergos Oriental and Surigao del Norte.
Two villagers were killed in an earthquake south of Mashhad last Wednesday, the third quake with fatalities in the last 10 months.
In May, two successive quakes measuring 6.7 and 6.8 in magnitude killed one person and caused minor damage.
A total of nine quakes occurred near Guian, eastern Samar, on Tuesday, four days after a strong 7.7 magnitude quake occurred in the Pacific Ocean, 100 kilometres away from eastern Samar last Friday, Phivolcs' chart said.
On Saturday the East Azarbaijan province was jolted by two strong quakes which killed 306 people and wounded around 5,000 others.
quake, according to the government's Fire and Disaster Management Agency.
Only three of the United States' post-1900 quakes cost more than $1 billion when they happened.