Earthquakes http://kunc.org en Another Earthquake, Measured At 6.8 Magnitude, Hits Pakistan http://kunc.org/post/another-earthquake-measured-68-magnitude-hits-pakistan Pakistanis who endured Tuesday's strong earthquake that killed hundreds of people felt another quake Saturday, as a 6.8-magnitude quake hit Pakistan's remote province of Baluchistan. The quake may also have been deadly, due to reports of collapsed mud houses.<p>Saturday's aftershock quake struck less than 20 miles from Tuesday's 7.7-magnitude event. Sat, 28 Sep 2013 12:19:00 +0000 Bill Chappell 50150 at http://kunc.org Another Earthquake, Measured At 6.8 Magnitude, Hits Pakistan Pakistan Quake Killed Hundreds, Created Island Off Coast http://kunc.org/post/pakistan-quake-killed-hundreds-created-island-coast As more becomes known about the strong, <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2013/09/24/225728917/strong-quake-shakes-pakistan-area-thinly-populated" target="_blank">7.7-magnitude earthquake that rocked southern Pakistan on Tuesday</a>, we're hearing that:<p>-- The death toll has risen to at least 327, <a href="http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/09/25/us-pakistan-quake-idUSBRE98N0HJ20130925" target="_blank">local officials tell Reuters</a>. That's higher than earlier estimates. Wed, 25 Sep 2013 11:57:00 +0000 Mark Memmott 50024 at http://kunc.org Pakistan Quake Killed Hundreds, Created Island Off Coast Dozens Killed By Strong Quake In Southwestern Pakistan http://kunc.org/post/dozens-killed-strong-quake-southwestern-pakistan <em>(This post last updated at 1:00 p.m. ET)</em><p>A strong, 7.7-magnitude earthquake in southern Pakistan on Tuesday has killed at least 45 people, according to Reuters. <a href="http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/usb000jyiv#summary" target="_blank">The U.S. Tue, 24 Sep 2013 14:01:00 +0000 Mark Memmott 49987 at http://kunc.org Dozens Killed By Strong Quake In Southwestern Pakistan Can A Big Earthquake Trigger Another One? http://kunc.org/post/can-big-earthquake-trigger-another-one There's a joke among scientists: Prediction is difficult, especially about the future. For Ross Stein, it wasn't a joke after the Indian Ocean quake and tsunami in 2004. It killed some 275,000 people. "I just felt almost a sense of shame," Stein says, "that this tragedy could have been so immense in a world where we have so much intense research effort."<p>Stein's a geophysicist at the U.S. Geological Survey. He says quake experts have learned a couple of important things over the past few years. Fri, 23 Aug 2013 07:22:00 +0000 Christopher Joyce 48706 at http://kunc.org Can A Big Earthquake Trigger Another One? Dozens Killed, Hundreds Injured By Earthquakes In China http://kunc.org/post/dozens-killed-hundreds-injured-earthquakes-china The death toll is climbing after two earthquakes that struck western China early Monday.<p>More than 70 people are dead and at least 400 others are injured in Gansu province, <a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-23401470" target="_blank">the BBC says</a>. According to The Associated Press, China's state media say the death toll stands at 75.<p><a href="http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/map/" target="_blank">The U.S. Geological Survey</a> says the first temblor registered a strong 5.9 magnitude. It struck around 7:45 a.m., local time (Monday evening in the eastern U.S.). Mon, 22 Jul 2013 11:40:00 +0000 Mark Memmott 47382 at http://kunc.org Dozens Killed, Hundreds Injured By Earthquakes In China