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Strong earthquake hits southern Mexico, killing 1

A strong earthquake rattled southern Mexico early Wednesday, killing at least one man who was crushed beneath a rafter that fell from his roof.

The magnitude-6.2 quake was felt as far north as Mexico City, where people fled homes and hotels in their pajamas. City officials reported no injuries o…

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Canadian Quake Shakes Up Pittsburgh's South Side

A magnitude 5.0 earthquake hit near the border of Ontario and Quebec this afternoon.

The University of Pittsburgh's seismic station at the Allegheny Observatory detected the quake for 20 minutes.

It picked up the reading at about 1:43 p.m. - about two minutes after it started.

Residents in Tor…

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Quake near Ottawa, rattles Canada and U.S.

A moderate earthquake struck north of the Canadian capital Ottawa on Wednesday, forcing thousands of people to flee their offices but causing relatively little minor damage.

There were no reports of injuries from the shallow 5.0 magnitude quake, but it startled residents in an area of North Ame…

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