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Oklahoma Shakes—Is Fracking to Blame?

A normally calm state is hit by a wave of minor earthquakes—causing some to point the finger at fracking. But wastewater disposal wells likely play a bigger role...

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The Most Powerful Protest Photos of 2014

In 2011, TIME named the Protester as the Person of the Year, in recognition of the twin people-power earthquakes of the Arab Spring and Occupy Wall Street. TIME...

Earthquake in Iran, 1962: Amid the Ruins

Few people on Earth are as familiar with earthquakes as the citizens of Iran. Crisscrossed by a number of major fault lines and almost perpetually subject to...

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Top 10 Deadliest Earthquakes

An 8.9-magnitude earthquake has hit northeastern Japan, producing a destructive tsunami that swept through several coastal areas. TIME takes a look at some of...

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