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Seismology

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Wis. Town’s Booms Are Quiet

The reports of booming in Clintonville have quieted down. Residents started reporting the sounds and shaking March 18 and experts detected a 1.5-magnitude earthquake about two days later.

04/12/2012

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(Tiny) Earthquake (Barely) Rattles Minn.

A rare earthquake struck western Minnesota early Friday, rattling ceiling tiles and prompting a few curious callers to phone 911 but going largely unnoticed by most of the sleeping public, authorities said.

04/29/2011