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A strong earthquake shook southern Greece on Friday and was felt as far as Athens but there were no immediate reports of casualties or serious damage.
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Siemens Government Technologies Inc. won a $11 million task order by the United States Geological Survey to implement energy efficiency measures at three of its facilities: National Center ; Columbia Environmental Research Center ; and the Western Fisheries Research Center .
A 5.7 magnitude earthquake struck at sea 80 miles south of the Greek capital on Friday, the US Geological Survey said.
Scientists with the U.S. Geological Survey who have been carefully monitoring the lava flow heading toward lower Puna say Wednesday's aerial assessment indicates there is little to no activity in the area that once posed the greatest threat to the Kaohe Homesteads subdivision.
Earlier today, I called my mother, a natural disaster film junkie, and asked her, "Do you know of any movies where someone predicts natural disasters, but no one believes the guy, and so everything goes a little haywire?" "10.5, Day After Tomorrow, 2012, Volcano, Deep Impact, and Knowing," she replied without any hesitation.
The 6.0-earthquake that damaged buildings and left scores of people injured in California's wine country was the largest temblor to hit the San Francisco Bay Area since the 6.9-magnitude Loma Prieta earthquake in 1989.
A Texas energy regulator said it was reviewing industry practices for hydraulic fracturing brought into question after a series of seismic events in the state.
The South Napa earthquake that struck northern California on Sunday has cracked open new fears among state residents that "the big one" is imminent.
A top House Republican is charging that the Environmental Protection Agency secretly drafted highly detailed maps of U.S. waterways to set the stage for a controversial plan to expand regulatory power over streams and wetlands, a claim the EPA strongly denies.
Due to global warming, scientists say, the chances of the southwestern United States experiencing a decade long drought is at least 50 percent, and the chances of a "megadrought" - one that lasts over 30 years - ranges from 20 to 50 percent over the next century.
Sunday's 6.0 magnitude earthquake in Napa, California, was a jolt from the blue, involving previously unknown active fault lines as well as faults that were thought to be inactive.
According to the U.S. Geological Survey, this earthquake was recorded at 11:05 a.m. Its epicenter was located three miles southwest of Guthrie and 13 miles north of Edmond.
Texas seismologist Crag Pearson explained in greater detail Monday how the Railroad Commission would enforce new rules on wastewater injection wells if they pass later this year.
A system to provide early warnings of earthquakes such as the one which shook California's wine country this week is planned and ready to go, but two years after the scientific work finished, the funding is still being lined up.
A lab in California heard an alert seconds before the Napa earthquake reached it.
The earthquake that rocked California's wine country on Sunday was followed by moderate aftershock Tuesday morning, as authorities continue to warn that a larger aftershock remains possible.
Updated: Fri Aug 29, 2014 01:51 pm
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