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2.1 million earthquake early warnings issued for Bay Area quake

Many San Francisco Bay Area residents were given several seconds’ warning before shaking arrived from a magnitude 5.1 earthquake that struck under the mountains east of San Jose this week. The activation of the U.S. Geological Survey’s ShakeAlert system is the second time in six weeks that Bay Area residents got a warning before they …


Strong quake injures dozens, shuts north Philippine airport

MANILA —  A strong earthquake rocked a large swath of the northern Philippines, injuring at least 26 people and forcing the closure of an international airport and the evacuation of patients from a hospital, officials said Wednesday. The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said Tuesday night’s magnitude 6.4 quake, which was set off by movement …