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St. Helens Blast Said Possible Within Days

A small explosion of rocks, ash and steam could occur within the next few days within the crater of Mount St. Helens, where earthquake activity has been steadily building for nearly a week, scientists said Tuesday.

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California Quake Area a Seismic Hot Spot

The area of the San Andreas fault where a magnitude-6.0 earthquake struck Tuesday is a seismic hot spot that has produced similar temblors every two or three decades and, as a consequence, is among the most-monitored quake sites in the world.

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Hrricane Jeanne killed 6 in Florida

Florida Monday began yet another mop-up job after the fourth hurricane to hit the state in six weeks left six dead, countless homes smashed and a million households without electricity.

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EARTHQUAKE HITS TURKEY

Earthquake hit Turkish province Elazig, on September 25, AzerTAj correspondent reports. According to Istanbul seismological center Kandilli, epicenter with 4 Richter scale ...

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One or Two Quakes a Minute in Washington

Small earthquakes rattled Mount St. Helens at the rate of one or two a minute Monday, and seismologists were working to determine the significance of some of the most intense seismic activity in nearly 20 years.

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