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36 min ago | Visalia Times-Delta
Thousands of people across the Central Valley were awoken Thursday night when an earthquake jolted the earth just south of Kettlemen City.
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In Oklahoma, the oil and gas industry have drilled more than 4,000 "disposal wells" designed to hold wastewater produced from the tens of thousands of extraction drilling sites scattered throughout the state.
5 hrs ago | Newkerala.com
London, Dec. 12 : Scientists have claimed that the Earth could have been struck by many more huge earthquakes in its recent history than was previously thought, as a study has suggested that half of all quakes measuring more than 8.5 in magnitude that hit in the 19th Century are missing from records.
Geology is partly detective work, and scientists now have enough evidence to book a suspect in the biggest environmental catastrophe in Earth's history.
Austin Holland, a research seismologist, looks over data at the Oklahoma Geological Survey in Norman, Okla., Nov. 26, 2013.
The U.S. Geological Survey says a small early morning earthquake rumbled in the Black Hills.
The state Environmental Quality Board on Friday will release a draft set of model standards to help towns regulate mining for sand used in oil and gas exploration.
About the size of a small zebra, Eurygnathohippus woldegabrieli -- named for geologist Giday WoldeGabriel, who earned his PhD at Case Western Reserve in 1987 -- had three-toed hooves and grazed the grasslands and shrubby woods in the Afar Region, the scientists say.
There wasn't a whole lot of shaking going on Tuesday evening, but it was just enough to get people's attention.
NASA and the Department of the Interior's U.S. Geological Survey presented the 2013 William T. Pecora Award for achievement in Earth remote sensing to Dudley B. Chelton, distinguished professor of Earth, ocean, and atmospheric sciences at Oregon State University in Corvallis, Oregon.
The limestone opening, close to Banda Aceh, retains the sandy deposits washed ashore by huge, earthquake-induced waves over thousands of years.
The number of great earthquakes experienced in the past may be higher than previously thought, one researcher said here today at the annual meeting of the American Geophysical Union.
For generations, Santa Claus' home has been in the North Pole, which on any current map is clearly in Canada .
I recently posed that question to three energy industry experts -Arthur E. Berman, a Texas geologist and shale skeptic; Scott W. Tinker, the director of the Bureau of Economic Geology at the University of Texas at Austin; and Kenneth Medlock III, an energy fellow at the James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy - during a panel discussion at ... (more)
A soon-to-be geologist began her studies as a psychology student at Waikato, taking earth sciences to "fill up gaps".
According to the U.S. Geological Survey, a 4.5 magnitude earthquake shook Oklahoma up around 12:10 p.m. Saturday.