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3 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times
A shallow magnitude 2.6 earthquake was reported Tuesday morning one mile from Palos Verdes Estates, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 8:11 a.m. PDT at a depth of 4.3 miles.
3 hrs ago | Michigan Radio
Researchers with the U.S. Geological Survey have been monitoring pesticides in rivers and streams around the country for 20 years. They just released their findings.
According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the quake was centered at about two kilometers west/northwest of Iwai, Japan, and hit at about 11:28 p.m. ET.
The Napa 6.0-magnitude earthquake has released tens of thousands of gallons of groundwater into the area's drought-dry creek beds. Locals are thrilled - but a geologist warns the babbling brooks could deplete scarce water supplies rather than add to them.
The deep injection of wastewater underground by energy companies during methane gas extraction has caused a dramatic rise in the number of earthquakes in Colorado and New Mexico since 2001, U.S. government scientists said in a study released on Monday. The study by U.S. Geological Survey researchers is the latest to link energy production methods to an increase in quakes in regions where those techniques are used.
A dramatic increase in earthquakes in a small region of New Mexico and Colorado was triggered by the underground disposal of wastewater, according to a new study from the U.S. Geological Survey . There was a 40-fold increase in earthquakes in the area since 2001, compared to over the last three decades, the researchers found.
The earthquake initially registered magnitude 4.2 but was later downgraded to 4.0, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. It was recorded at 3:08 p.m. about four miles south of Guthrie.
Sandia National Laboratories announced it has received a grant from the Department of Energy to study long-term geologic sequestration of carbon. The process involves storing captured carbon dioxide emissions underground, thereby preventing them from being released into the atmosphere.
A proposal by the Boys and Girls Club of Summerside to the City of Summerside to allow it to use a property it has purchased to help in the creation of programs to curb youth crime and drug addiction in the city, is to be applauded. a Last week, the club's request to move ahead with the project went before the city's technical services department.
Crews with the Charles City Fire Department spent their Sunday morning fundraising for the Muscular Dystrophy Association . According to Mayo Clinic, muscular dystrophy is said to be a group of genetic diseases that can impact and damage muscle fibers in children and adults.
A shallow magnitude 3.5 earthquake was reported Sunday afternoon 6 miles from Covelo, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 1:17 p.m. PDT at a depth of 3.7 miles.
Assistant Undersecretary for Technical Services Ahmed Al Khayyat revealed that the Ministry has initiated a feasibility study on the application of virtual computers technique. The technique is one of the strategic projects that aim to provide a complete administrative security system for computers by acquiring a modern technique that depends on a virtual environment which organizes and rations the use of traditional computers, and also optimizes the use of all available resources.
Jelks, a fish biologist with the U.S. Geological Survey, posted this comment on the FOGCC Facebook page along with several photos: "Has anyone seen what the University constructed at the 13th Street tunnel? It is now nearly impossible to get a bike through. In fact, in the time it took to take these photos, several cyclists approached, then turned around and crossed the street at the light.
This photo released by the U.S. Geological Survey office in Ann Arbor shows a lake sturgeon on April 5, 2010. The Little River Band of Ottawa Indians is conducting its annual sturgeon release this weekend at the Big Manistee River.
For the first time, astronomers have detected water ice clouds, like the ones that shroud Earth, around a dim celestial body outside of our solar system. Scientists discovered evidence of the alien water ice clouds in infrared images of a newly discovered brown dwarf that's as cold as the North Pole.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 08:38 am
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