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By simulating a geologic precursor of cell metabolism , a team of British and American scientists have taken an important step toward understanding how life arose on Earth.
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Ohio officials shut down several wells after a pair of earthquakes. How much of a role does hydraulic fracturing play in the startling rise of quakes in the middle of the U.S.? The mystery over the possible connection between hydraulic fracturing and earthquakes deepened on Mar. 10, when the Ohio government ordered a halt to operations at seven oil ... (more)
The U.S. Geological Survey says the earthquake struck at 7:11 p.m. about 34 miles south of the community of Lone Pine, near the south end of Sequoia National Forest.
The U.S. Geological Survey reports the quake It happened at 4:50 a.m. It was centered about eight miles east-northeast of Anthony, near the community of Freeport.
In his classic 1864 adventure story "Journey to the Centre of Earth," the French novelist imagined a vast ocean deep within the planet's bowels.
The U.S. Geological Survey said carp eggs were recently collected as far north as Lynxville in southwest Wisconsin.
A new set of maps featured in the CEC's North American Environmental Atlas depicts land cover changes in North America's forests, prairies, deserts and cities, using satellite images from 2005 and 2010.
A magnitude 5.1 quake has been recorded about 250 miles off the Oregon coast. Several people reported feeling the quake but there were no immediate reports of damage.
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A fifth minor earthquake has been recorded in an area of northeastern Ohio where state regulators have ordered a gas drilling company to halt operations.
In the global aftershock zone that followed the major April 2012 Indian Ocean earthquake, seismologists noticed an unusual pattern -- a dynamic 'stress shadow,' or period of seismic silence when some faults near failure were temporarily rendered incapable of a large rupture.
A long, rolling, 6.8-magnitude earthquake rattled northern California on Sunday at 10:18 p.m. local time, followed by at least 24 aftershocks in the following eight hours, including one with a magnitude of 4.6. No injuries or damages have been reported, yet.
Sunday's 6.9 magnitude earthquake may have been more powerful than the county's last major earthquake in 2010, but it resulted in significantly less damage, authorities said today.
A strong earthquake shook the northern California and southern Oregon coasts Sunday night, causing frayed nerves, little damage, and a renewed respect for a shifting, postage-stamp patch of offshore crust known as the Gorda plate.
One of the largest earthquakes to hit California in decades rattled the state's northern coast, but its depth and distance from shore reduced the impact on land, where there were no reports of injuries or damage, scientists and authorities said on Monday.
The U.S. Geological Survey reported that the earthquake's epicenter was located seven miles east of Stillwater, 32 miles east, northeast of Guthrie, and 55 miles northeast of Oklahoma City.