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  • TOKYO, July 30- Japan's June industrial output fell at the fastest rate since the devastating earthquake and tsunami in March 2011 as companies slowed production to offset a build-up in inventories, official data showed on Wednesday, clouding the outlook for the economy.

  • June 24- Disposal of wastewater from oil and gas drilling into a Colorado well was ordered halted this week after seismic activity was detected in the area, state regulators said on Tuesday.

  • Practical reasons to plan for a zombie apocalypse Wednesday, 4 Jun 2014 | 8:45 AM ET

    Even if a zombie apocalypse doesn't top your list of worries, it's a smart idea to prepare for one.

  • Ohio regulators: Fracking causing earthquakes  Friday, 11 Apr 2014 | 1:15 PM ET

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis reports drilling has been halted indefinitely at one drilling site in Ohio after state regulators there linked drilling to earthquake activity.

  • Regulator: Fracking causes earthquakes Friday, 11 Apr 2014 | 12:45 PM ET
    A high pressure gas line crosses over a canal in an oil field over the Monterey Shale formation where gas and oil extraction using hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, is on the verge of a boom on March 23, 2014 near Lost Hills, Calif.

    State regulators have linked earthquake activity in Ohio to fracking, confirming the suspicions of activists pushing for a ban.

  • Northern Chile rocked by 7.8 magnitude aftershock Thursday, 3 Apr 2014 | 12:19 AM ET
    People walk along a cracked road in Iquique, northern Chile, on April 2, 2014 after a powerful 8.2-magnitude earthquake hit off Chile's Pacific coast.

    Chile's emergency office ordered a preventive evacuation of the coastline following an earthquake of magnitude 7.8 late on Wednesday.

  • 5.8 earthquake rattles Panama  Wednesday, 2 Apr 2014 | 2:25 PM ET

    Following an 8.2 magnitude earthquake in Northern Chile, a 5.8 magnitude earthquake has struck the western coast of Panama. CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports.

  • Huge quake rocks Chile's copper mining region Wednesday, 2 Apr 2014 | 1:28 PM ET
    Fishing boats at the Riquelme Cove in Iquique, northern Chile, April 2, 2014, a day after an 8.2-magnitude earthquake.

    Several metal-exporting ports in the Andean country remained closed Wednesday, suggesting trade flows might be temporarily interrupted.

  • Hawaii tsunami advisory issued: NOAA  Wednesday, 2 Apr 2014 | 12:01 AM ET

    Brian Shiro, Geophysicist at NOAA Pacific Tsunami Warning Center, says while Chile and Peru face the highest risk of a tsunami, Hawaii could also face 1 to 3 foot waves.

  • USGS: Depth of Chile earthquake is 20 kilometers  Tuesday, 1 Apr 2014 | 9:06 PM ET

    Robert Williams of the U.S. Geological Survey, says the earthquake which struck Chile has a depth of 20 kilometers and could potentially displace the sea floor to produce a tsunami.

  • 5.1 Earthquake rattles LA  Monday, 31 Mar 2014 | 2:18 PM ET

    CNBC's Jane Wells reports Friday's 5.1 earthquake scared many homeowners.

  • LA preps for future quakes  Monday, 31 Mar 2014 | 1:32 PM ET

    Lucy Jones, USGS seismologist, provides insight on what the duration and frequency of earthquakes signals about future quakes.

  • Californians face expensive earthquake insurance  Monday, 31 Mar 2014 | 1:30 PM ET

    CNBC's Jane Wells reports from Fullerton, California, where home owners are looking into earthquake insurance.

  • Big quake coming to Calif.?  Monday, 31 Mar 2014 | 11:38 AM ET

    CNBC's Jane Wells reports the latest on the 5.1 earthquake that hit Southern California on Friday night.

  • Aftershocks rock California  Monday, 31 Mar 2014 | 8:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Jane Wells reports on the latest details following Friday's 5.1 earthquake.

  • LA quake hits quiet faultline  Tuesday, 18 Mar 2014 | 1:19 PM ET

    CNBC's Jane Wells reports the troubling factors of Monday's 4.4 magnitude earthquake in Los Angeles.

  • Los Angeles jolted by quake  Monday, 17 Mar 2014 | 2:57 PM ET

    An earthquake of 4.4 magnitude struck in Los Angeles Monday morning. CNBC's Jane Wells reports the USGS warning system notified of the quake a few seconds beforehand.

  • USGS says LA quake magnitude 4.4  Monday, 17 Mar 2014 | 11:15 AM ET

    CNBC's Jane Wells reports a 4.4 magnitude earthquake hit Southern California Monday morning. The quake was followed by a much smaller quake about an hour later.

  • California quake downgraded to 4.4  Monday, 17 Mar 2014 | 10:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Morgan Brennan reports a 4.4 magnitude earthquake hit Southern California Monday morning.

  • Japan earthquake: 3 years on  Tuesday, 11 Mar 2014 | 6:20 AM ET

    Seijiro Takeshita, director of Mizuho International, discusses how Japan has changed since a devastating earthquake rocked the country in March 2011.