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Worldwide earthquake drill set for Oct. 19

A “Great Shakeout” earthquake drill is planned for Thursday at Fresno State. The drill, scheduled for 10:19 a.m., is an opportunity for students to prepare for an earthquake, according to a campus-wide email. The email said that faculty and students ...

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At least 250 killed as powerful 7.1 earthquake strikes central Mexico

By Kate Linthicum, Rong-Gong Lin II and Alexandra Zavis A powerful 7.1 earthquake shook central Mexico on Tuesday, collapsing homes and bridges across hundreds of miles, killing at least 105 people and sending thousands more fleeing into the streets screaming ...

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Earthquake hits California, campus rumbles

As students sat in class, at 3:04 p.m., a 4.8 magnitude earthquake began to shake their chairs and sway projector screens.   Chris Langer, a librarian in the Henry Madden Library, was teaching class in Engineering East when he noticed ...

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Haiti’s Post-Earthquake Presentation

Dr. Rais Vohra and colleagues spoke about Haiti's current economic and medical situation on Feb. 21. Held in the Alice Peter's auditorium, the group stressed the importance of being prepared.

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UPD natural disaster plan includes technology, but no budget

California has been prone to several natural disasters including earthquakes, wildfires and floods. The Fresno State University Police Department is planning to use technology to inform students and faculty in case of any natural disasters.

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Fresno community gathers to aid in Japan relief efforts

Following a magnitude 8.9 earthquake and resulting tsunami in Japan on March 11, relief efforts surfaced nationally and locally to aid the devastated country.

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BREAKING NEWS: 8.9-magnitude earthquake hits Japan

The National Weather service has reported that a 8.8-magnitude earth quake hit Japan early Friday. Tsunami warnings have been issued and news agencies in the region have reported damaging waves on the northern coast.

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Hearts for Haiti

The devastation from the earthquake in Haiti has many people wondering what they can do to help.

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Researchers work to make bridges safer

There is a structure-damaging earthquake scheduled to happen on Fresno State’s campus early next year.

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