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Kalamazoo County had the earthquake on 12:23 pm EDT May 2, 2015. The magnitude of the earthquake as reported by USGS is 4.2 Richter Scale. The location of the earthquake was Section 13, Township 3S and Range 10W in Pavilion Township of Kalamazoo County (Latitude 42.212, Longitude -85.429). The depth of the earthquake was 5.9 kilometers or 19,314 feet. Read more...
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WMU research facility assists in rediscovery of rare mineral deposit
Sept. 10, 2013 | WMU News
Western Michigan University's Michigan Geological Repository for Research and Education has discovered a long-forgotten mineral deposit located under two West Michigan counties.
Rediscovery of rare mineral deposit