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Earthquake

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Author Says Earthquakes Are Predictable

They are pretty rare in our area, but every few years the Pittsburgh area will feel an earthquake that will shake the ground enough to give us a scare.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–05/29/2014

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Final 3 Haitian Orphans Brought To Pittsburgh After Earthquake Adopted

It’s been two years since the devastating earthquake that rocked Haiti. Hundreds of orphans there were left with nothing. Dozens of those children were brought here to Pittsburgh for a new life, and today, the last three adoptions were finalized.

03/22/2012

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Minor Earthquake Shakes Northeast Ohio

Authorities say a minor earthquake has hit in northeast Ohio.

12/31/2011

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PennDOT Inspecting Bridges After Earthquake

PennDOT crews have been inspecting local bridges after tremors from an earthquake in Virginia were felt around the area Tuesday afternoon.

08/24/2011

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Quake Rattles Pittsburgh

Caution tape surrounds the apartment building in Pittsburgh’s Marshall-Shadeland neighborhood after bricks fell from a chimney during Tuesday afternoon’s earthquake. The bricks smashed onto a picnic table a short distance from a 6-year-old boy.

08/23/2011

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Tremors From Virginia Quake Felt Around Pittsburgh

A moderate earthquake hit Virginia Tuesday afternoon and the tremors were felt hundreds of miles away.

08/23/2011

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Workers In Westmoreland Co. Shaken Up

There were no reports of injuries or damage in Westmoreland County, but people were shaken up by the quake. Inside the Westmoreland County Courthouse, workers on the third floor didn’t know what was going on.

08/23/2011

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Damage Reported In Aftermath Of Quake

In the aftermath of the 5.8 magnitude earthquake felt in the Pittsburgh area, there have been reports of minor damage. Large chunks of rock fell from a chimney on top of an apartment building on North Harrison Avenue in Bellevue.

08/23/2011

Team Tassy Raising Money For Haitians Needing Medical Care

Tassy Filsaime survived the earthquake of Haiti, but his life was threatened by a tumor in his cheek. That’s where Ian Rosenberger came in and he founded Team Tassy. The organization helped raise money to […]

08/04/2011

Dr. Atsunori Nakao says food and water supplies were limited in Japan.  (Credit: KDKA)

Surgeon Recounts Devastation In Japan

A Japanese surgeon, who works in Pittsburgh as a transplant researcher, was called on as part of a Japanese medical disaster team.

KDKA-TV–03/30/2011

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Beaver County Power Plant Makes NRC List

A new list from Nuclear Regulatory Commission puts the nuclear power plant in Beaver County in the top five of those most at risk of being damaged during an earthquake. But are we really at risk?

03/16/2011

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Mt. Lebanon Native Living In Japan Quake, Tsunami Zone

The kindness of strangers and Facebook helped easy the worries of parents who son is still living in Japan’s quake zone.

03/15/2011

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Local Japanese Community Monitors Developments After Disaster

Pittsburgh’s small Japanese community is continuing to closely monitor the events back in their native country following last week’s destructive earthquake and tsunami.

03/14/2011

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Work Continues For Haitian Hospital With Pittsburgh Ties

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Pittsburghers opened their hearts and their wallets to Haiti after the earthquake one year ago. But our region has long had a special relationship with the people there. The Hospital Albert Schweitzer […]

01/12/2011

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