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Seismic Monitoring Equipment To Be Purchased Ahead Of Fracking

With the exception of a couple of earthquakes in the past decade, Maryland is pretty stable. But now, with the possibility of hydraulic fracturing coming to Maryland, the state wants see what’s really happening underground.



Md. Earthquake History Is Not Violent

The old state promotion that “Maryland is America in Miniature,” apparently extends to earthquakes.


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Small Earthquake Rattles Parts Of Maryland

A small earthquake rattled parts of Maryland on Saturday night leaving many sounding off on social media.


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Dozens More Killed After 2nd Earthquake Hits Nepal

Around the clock operations in Nepal after the second massive earthquake in just two weeks hits the Himalayas. Even more devastation, and dozens more people killed.



Stories Of Hope Shine Through After Nepal Earthquake

The death toll in Nepal has risen to more than 7,200. Here in Baltimore, a family is desperately trying to reach relatives trapped in the rubble whose villages were leveled.


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First Phase Of National Cathedral’s Restoration Finished

The Washington National Cathedral has finished the first phase of restoration work needed after an earthquake in 2011.


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Damaged National Cathedral Hosts ‘Great ShakeOut’ Earthquake Drill

The earthquake-damaged Washington National Cathedral is the setting for a presentation on preparedness as part of a national earthquake drill.


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Work Continues To Repair National Cathedral

It’s been three years since the East Coast earthquake struck Maryland and Washington DC. Now work is finally being done to make repairs on one of the capital’s centerpieces.


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Washington Monument Reopening After Earthquake

It took nearly three years and $15 million to do it but Monday, the Washington Monument is once again open to the public.


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Washington Monument To Reopen Almost 3 Years After Earthquake

Nearly three years after an earthquake shook the nation’s capital, the Washington Monument will finally reopen to the public.


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Park Service To Reopen Washington Monument In May

The National Park Service is working to reopen the Washington Monument in May after a lengthy closure to repair damage from an earthquake in 2011.


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Mysterious Tremors In Ocean City Caused By Sonic Boom, Not Earthquake

Mysterious tremors shake people in Ocean City, Md. Fears of an earthquake or an explosion spread fast on social media.