Small earthquake reported off Massachusetts coast; no damage reported

The United States Geological Survey is reporting a small earthquake was reported late Tuesday off Cape Ann, some 30 miles northeast of Rockport.The quake, which has a taped magnitude of 2.2 on the earthquake magnitude scale, was reported at 10:29 p.m. No damage was reported and no one appeared to even observe.A 2.2 reading is on the low end of the scale. According to the USGS, any earthquake with a magnitude of 2.5 or less is typically only noticed by seismograph equipment and not people. There are roughly 900,000 such earthquakes reported each year worldwide.

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Earthquake-Safe St. Luke s Health Center Expected in 2019

A new, earthquake-safe, 120-bed replacement for St. Luke s Hospital on Valencia Street will be finished in 2018, open to clients by 2019, and its older version will be destroyed sometime after 2020.That s according to Dean Fryer, a spokesperson for survival food kits the healthcare facility, and Paul Klemish, HerreroBOLDT’s Director of Business & Risk Management, who is one of many leading building efforts at the health center. The lag time between the conclusion of building and the main opening results from an equipping and licensing duration that can take around six months.

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Nicaragua earthquake: Tremor shakes capital Managua

A light earthquake with an initial magnitude of 4.4 has struck Nicaragua, with strong shaking felt in the capital Managua, seismologists and locals say. There have actually been no instant reports of damage as a result of the terremoto.The earthquake, which happened just before 4 p.m. local time on Tuesday, was centered at Milagro de Dios in Managua. It struck at a depth of about 4 kilometers, making it a really shallow earthquake, according to the Nicaraguan Institute of Territorial Studies (INETER).

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