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4 months ago
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Another major quake hits Nepal, epicenter near China border

Another strong earthquake has hit Nepal near the Chinese border between the capital of Kathmandu and Mt. Everest.
UNCW student Janardan Mainali's homeland of Nepal was devastated by a weekend earthquake and aftershocks.
4 months ago
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Deadly earthquake hits home for UNCW student

With aftershocks subsiding, the focus in Nepal is on rescue and recovery after the magnitude 7.8 earthquake. Here at home, one UNCW student from Nepal is getting some good news.
Small earthquakes felt in NC over the weekend
10 months ago
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Small earthquakes felt in NC over the weekend

Federal officials say two minor earthquakes this weekend have shaken areas in the North Carolina mountains and east Tennessee.
Small earthquake rattles some near Summerville, SC
1 year ago
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Small earthquake rattles some near Summerville, SC

A small earthquake has shaken houses and rattled some residents in the Summerville area. The US Geological Survey initially reported the tremor at 2.4 on the Richter scale, then eventually upgraded it to 3.0.
4.1 Magnitude earthquake reported in South Carolina
2 years ago
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4.1 Magnitude earthquake reported in South Carolina

The United States Geological Survey is reporting a 4.1 magnitude earthquake happened 7 miles northwest of Edgefield Friday night around 10:23 p.m.
Light earthquake rumbles areas of E. Tenn., NC
3 years ago
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Light earthquake rumbles areas of E. Tenn., NC

The U.S. Geological Survey said the 3.0 magnitude quake with an epicenter in Sevier County hit at about 6 a.m. Saturday.
NC building review finds few quake problems
4 years ago
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NC building review finds few quake problems

A state review of North Carolina government buildings following the East Coast earthquake has found only a few minor problems that may be attributed to the tremors.
FIRST ON 3: Earthquake in Virginia rattles Cape Fear
4 years ago
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FIRST ON 3: Earthquake in Virginia rattles Cape Fear

Waterspouts. A funnel cloud. A hurricane this weekend. Now an earthquake. Yes, if you felt the ground shake around 2 p.m., that was indeed a 5.8 earthquake centered north of Richmond, VA.
ONLY ON 3: UNCW student talks about surviving NZ quake
5 years ago
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ONLY ON 3: UNCW student talks about surviving NZ quake

While the devastation in New Zealand seems so far from home for most of us, one UNC Wilmington student is in the center of it. WWAY's Asha Davé spoke with her via skype this afternoon, and while they were talking, a tremor shook her room.
FIRST ON 3:  UNCW student in Christchurch, New Zealand, OK after earthquake
5 years ago
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FIRST ON 3: UNCW student in Christchurch, New Zealand, OK after earthquake

A UNCW spokesperson tells us the university has six students studying abroad in New Zealand. Five are on the north island in locations that are safe from any damage caused by Monday's earthquake. One student, though, is studying at the University of Canterbury in Christchurch, where the earthquake hit.