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5.8 Earthquake in Virginia

Tuesday, August 23, 2011 at 01:51 PM a 5.8 Earthquake occurred 38 miles outside of Richmond, VA.

Hot in Hawaii

Kilauea is Hawaii’s youngest volcano and one of the world’s most active. Get daily updates on ongoing eruptions from Kilauea’s summit and east rift zone.

PAGER System to include more Information

The USGS PAGER system (Prompt Assessment of Global Earthquakes for Response) will now include estimated economic loss and casualty information. This system is used by emergency responders, government and aid officials, and the public to understand the scope of the disaster to develop the best response.

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