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3 hrs ago | Greeley Tribune

N.D., Texas send U.S. oil boom skyrocketing

Natural gas is flared from an oil well near Parshall, N.D., in September 2008. Parts of North Dakota are estimated to have double the oil and nearly triple the natural gas that geologists thought the region held four years ago.


Related Topix: Parshall, ND, Science, 9, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

7 hrs ago |

University of Texas scientist blasts Gasland as propaganda unsupported by facts

A University of Texas geoscientist has claimed that a documentary filmmaker, who many point to as having catalyzed the anti-fracking environmental movement, did so by using propaganda and ignoring facts.


Related Topix: Bakersfield, CA, Kern County, CA, Science

9 hrs ago | ABC News

USGS: 6.1-Magnitude Quake Shakes Northern Chile

The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude-6.1 earthquake has struck off Chile's northern coast.


Related Topix: Science, Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Tsunami

14 hrs ago | KTVU Oakland

Magnitude 3.4 earthquake strikes near Gilroy

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 3.4 struck about six miles east southeast of Gilroy Sunday morning, according to the US Geological Survey.


Related Topix: Earthquake, Santa Clara County, CA, Gilroy, CA, Natural Disasters, US Geological Survey, Technical Services, Science, Hollister, CA

18 hrs ago | Marine News

6.8 Magnitude Earthquake in E. Japan Triggers Tsunami Alert

An earthquake of magnitude 6.8 occurred Friday about 165 kilometers east of the city of Iwaki on Honshu, the main island of Japan, prompting the authorities to issue an alert tsunami in the area.


Related Topix: Tsunami, Natural Disasters, Earthquake, Science

22 hrs ago | CBC News

Rezori | Why Nalcor is betting big on our seismic future

Azzo Rezori has been working with CBC News in Newfoundland and Labrador since 1987, and reports regularly for Here & Now and other broadcasts.


Related Topix: Canada, Science

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Los Angeles Times

At least 4 earthquakes, including a 4.3, strike central Oklahoma

At least four earthquakes struck central Oklahoma on Saturday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.


Related Topix: US Geological Survey, Technical Services, Science, Langston, OK


Two Quakes, Including a Magnitude 4.3, Rattle Near Langston

At approximately 12:11 p.m. today, a magnitude 4.3 struck four miles southwest of Langston, the United States Geological Survey reports.


Related Topix: Langston, OK, Science, Earthquake, Natural Disasters


Multiple earthquakes rattle central Oklahoma

The U.S. Geological Survey says at least four earthquakes have rattled central Oklahoma, including a 4.3-magnitude temblor near Langston.


Related Topix: Science, Langston, OK, Earthquake, Natural Disasters

West Hawaii Today

International volcano scientists train on Big Island

Hawaiian Volcano Observatory Geochemist Jeff Sutton and CSAV international volcanology students visit a continuous gas monitoring site on Kilauea's east rift zone during the field studies portion of the training course.


Related Topix: Volcanic Eruption, Natural Disasters, Hawaii, Volcano, HI, Kilauea, HI, Science, Democratic Republic of the Congo, World News, Africa


Where's the Gold in Your Data? Turning $500,000 Into $3 Billion

In Abundance , I wrote about my friend Rob McEwen, chairman of Goldcorp, who literally mined his data for gold bullion.


Related Topix: Mining, Goldcorp, Science, Open Source Software, Science / Technology, Linux, Computers, Finland, World News, Usenet

The Bugle

Earthquake rattles Arizona community

The magnitude 5.2 main shock and 14 aftershocks that occurred through 10:33 a.m. on July 11, 2014.


Related Topix: Earthquake, Arizona, Natural Disasters, Duncan, AZ, Morenci, AZ, Safford, AZ, Science

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Aftershocks continue after S. Arizona earthquake

There have been more than a dozen aftershocks of about 3.0-magnitude since the main 5.2-magnitude quake rattled the area.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Earthquake, Science

The Globe and Mail

Fipke still looking for new diamond finds

Charles Fipke doesn't like giving interviews, but on this occasion, the multimillionaire geologist has a message to send: Selling his last piece of Canada's first-ever diamond mine was anything but a retreat.


Related Topix: Science,

KCRA-TV Sacramento

Earthquake hits Japan; tsunami advisories out

A 6.8-magnitude earthquake early Saturday struck offshore not far from Fukushima, Japan -- the epicenter of a nuclear crisis following a massive 2011 earthquake and tsunami -- the Japan Meteorological Agency reported.


Related Topix: Tsunami, Natural Disasters, Earthquake, World News, Japan, Asian Tsunami Disaster, US Geological Survey, Technical Services, Science

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Map predicting sinkhole-prone areas in works

Map predicting sinkhole-prone areas in works State geologists are on their way to creating a statewide map showing where sinkholes are most likely to form.


Related Topix: Science, Tallahassee, FL

Messenger Newspapers

Quake shakes up Channel Islands

The biggest earthquake in Jersey and Guernsey on the Channel Islands for almost 90 years has struck, with a magnitude of 4.2. Windows rattled and an odd rumble sound was noted as the quake struck at a depth of seven miles around 12 miles west of St Helier at 12.54pm.


Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Jersey County, Channel Islands, United Kingdom, Science

WLKY-TV Louisville

Kentucky ranks in top 10 in number of sinkholes



Related Topix: Kentucky, Bowling Green, KY, Burgin, KY, Science, Boyle County, KY, University of Kentucky

The Globe and Mail

Geologists seek work - any work - as mining boom goes bust

Barrick Gold will likely take a hit on the value of its Lumwana copper mine in Zambia, which it picked up in a $7.3-billion takeover two years ago.


Related Topix: Science, Barrick Gold, Mining, Australia, Oceania, World News,

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Did You Feel It? 3.3 Magnitude Earthquake Shakes Near La Quinta

A magnitude-3.3 earthquake struck near Anza Thursday. The quake struck at 1:41 p.m. about 16 miles southwest of La Quinta, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.


Related Topix: La Quinta, CA, Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Anza, CA, US Geological Survey, Technical Services, Science, Palm Desert, CA