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KNSS News
November 03, 2019 - 11:37 am
The U.S. Geological Survey says several earthquakes were recorded in south-central Kansas and northern Oklahoma this weekend, but no significant damage was reported.
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Phil Hildebrand
September 01, 2019 - 2:07 pm
(QUAKE) - A small earthquake rattled Reno County residents Sunday morning. The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake, measuring 3.1 on the Richter scale, occurred just before 8:30 AM and was centered about two miles northwest of Hutchinson. No damage was reported. The Reno County area has reported...
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Dreamstime
October 07, 2018 - 4:08 pm
The Latest on the magnitude 5.9 earthquake in northern Haiti (all times local): 3:45 p.m. The U.S. Geological Survey says a 5.2 magnitude aftershock has rattled northern Haiti, a day after a 5.9 magnitude earthquake left at least 12 dead and 188 injured at the same location. The USGS says the...
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July 14, 2018 - 11:24 am
A local Lawrence preservation group will bring native trees back to the banks of the Kansas River to help rid the waterway of pollution. Friends of the Kaw was recently awarded a nearly $78,000 Douglas County Natural and Cultural Heritage grant to help restore native tree and plant species to a...
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April 07, 2018 - 11:07 am
A magnitude 4.6 earthquake shook Oklahoma on Saturday and was also felt in neighboring Kansas and Missouri, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. It was one of four earthquakes recorded in northwest Oklahoma on Saturday morning. Garfield County Emergency Management Director Mike Honigsberg said...
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