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North Carolina earthquake felt in eastern Kentucky

The earthquake measured 5.1, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

Earthquake along Kentucky-Tennessee border

RUTLEDGE, Tn. (WTVQ)- The U.S. Geological Survey reports an earthquake hit near the Kentucky-Tennessee border. The report says the earthquake hit around 5:15 Wednesday morning...

Mag 7.7 quake hits between Cuba and Jamaica, but no injuries

A powerful magnitude 7.7 earthquake has struck in the Caribbean Sea between Jamaica and eastern Cuba.

Earthquake shakes Southern Kentucky

An earthquake measuring 3.8 hit sometime around 2 p.m. near Fincastle, Tennessee.

Experts seek answers behind constant quakes in Puerto Rico

Seismologists in Puerto Rico are studying recently buried sensors they hope will reveal answers about constant earthquakes.

Small earthquake in Shelby Co.

According to the U.S. Geological survey a 2.4 magnitude earthquake was detected in Waddy which is right outside Shelbyville.

3.0 quake reported at Kentucky/Tennessee border

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, a 3.0 magnitude earthquake hit the border around 11:23 a.m.

The Latest: Scientists expect more shaking in California

A seismologist in California says scientists believe the sequence of earthquakes striking the Mojave Desert will produce more than 30,000 quakes of magnitude 1 or greater over six months.

Small earthquake in Tennessee felt in Kentucky

The National Weather Service says the earthquake could be felt as far east as Jackson, Tennessee and in parts of Kentucky.

Magnitude 4.4 earthquake jolts Tennessee; felt in Kentucky

There were reports that parts of southern Kentucky felt "light shaking" as a result of the earthquake.

6.7 magnitude earthquake rocks buildings in Anchorage

The U.S. Geological Survey says the earthquake Friday morning was centered about 7 miles (12 kilometers) north of Alaska's largest city.

Aid trickling in as Indonesia death toll passes 1,400

For some who survived the massive earthquake and tsunami on Indonesia’s Sulawesi island last week, the memories and the horror from a disaster that has left more than 1,400 people dead are both hard to erase and understand. Nature simply unleashed its fury on them.

Death toll rises to 1,234 in Indonesia disaster

Indonesia's disaster agency says the death toll from an earthquake and tsunami disaster on a central island is now 1,234.

Burials begin in Indonesia, desperation grows for survivors

Bright-colored body bags were placed side-by-side in a freshly dug mass grave Monday, as a hard-hit Indonesian city began burying its dead from the devastating earthquake and tsunami that killed more than 840 people and left thousands homeless.

Magnitude 6.6 earthquake hits northern Japan near major city

The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 6.6 earthquake has hit northern Japan near a major city.

Powerful quake rocks Indonesian tourist island; 91 dead

A powerful earthquake struck the Indonesian tourist island of Lombok, killing at least 91 people and shaking neighboring Bali, as authorities said Monday that rescuers still hadn’t reached some hard-hit areas and the death toll could climb.

Fourth death confirmed in Osaka-area earthquake

TOKYO (AP) - Authorities say the death toll from Monday's powerful earthquake in western Japan has risen to four. The magnitude 6.1 earthquake struck north...

Magnitude 3.3 earthquake rattles Southern California desert

A magnitude 3.3 earthquake has rattled the Southern California desert.

Earthquake in Illinois felt in Kentucky

An earthquake in Illinois was felt across the Ohio River in Kentucky early Tuesday morning.

Lexington local says family experiences earthquake in Mexico

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - At least 61 people have died after what's been measured as the most powerful earthquake to hit Mexico in a...

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FCPS not raising property tax rates

For the third time in five years Fayette County Public Schools is not raising property tax rates.

Fourth time in 3 days old water park set on fire in Perry County

It happened at Fugate's Water Park off Highway 15, right outside Hazard.

Caravan protest outside Sen. Mitch McConnell’s Lexington office

It was part of a national effort led by Poor People's Campaign with protests at every Kentucky office and a protest in Washington D.C.

“False Positives” spray painted on the side of a Walgreens’ COVID testing site

A coronavirus testing site in Lexington has been hit with graffiti.