US Geological Survey Newswire (Page 3)

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  1. Just one Kansas quake recorded during week, but Waynoka, Oklahoma, area still activeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Hutchinson News, Hutchinson Kansas

    A several-square-mile expanse southeast of Waynoka, Oklahoma, was again the most active area in the region for earthquakes in the past week, with a dozen quakes reported, including eight in one day.

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  2. First research links California quakes to oil operationsRead the original story

    Yesterday | TheMonitor.com

    A 2005 spate of quakes in California's Central Valley almost certainly was triggered by oilfield injection underground, a study published Thursday said in the first such link in California between oil and gas operations and earthquakes. Researchers at the University of California at Santa Cruz, the University of Southern California and two French universities published their findings Thursday in a publication of the American Geophysical Union.

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  3. Earthquake shakes Tokyo, no tsunami riskRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | India.com

    ... ake struck at around 4:30 am local time (0200 IST), some 11 kilometres north of the city of Kupang, the US Geological Survey said.

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  4. Study: Oil Industry Injections Caused California Earthquake SwarmRead the original story

    Yesterday | Indybay.org

    Oil industry wastewater injections caused a series of earthquakes in Southern California, according to a new scientific study that underscores the risks of extreme oil production practices in quake-prone California. The research, published today in the journal Geophysical Research Letters, is the first scientific study to document oil industry wastewater-induced earthquakes in California.

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  5. Chasing waterfalls at SugarloafRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sonoma Index Tribune

    After weeks of rainstorms, when the crests of waves stand high in the creeks, I hike to a waterfall. A favorite is in Sugarloaf Ridge State Park, where the headwaters of Sonoma Creek tumble down boulder-choked Adobe Canyon to the valley floor.

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  6. Data gaps hinder explanation for Alaska seabird die-offRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    " A preliminary investigation into the massive die-off of common murres, one of the Northern Hemisphere's most abundant seabirds, off Alaska's coast is revealing gaps in basic information on North Pacific waters and the wildlife that inhabit them. Federal scientists say the mortality may reach the hundreds of thousands.

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  7. Dewberry Selected to Produce High-Resolution Lidar Topography and Bathymetry Data for Puerto RicoRead the original story

    Thursday | Directions Magazine

    February 3, 2016 Dewberry, a privately held professional services firm, was selected by the U.S. Geological Survey to collect and process topographic lidar data of Puerto Rico and the islands of Culebra, Vieques, and Isla de Mona. Falling under the USGS' Geospatial Product and Services Contract and co-funded by the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the data will be used to produce a high-resolution digital elevation model portraying the topography and bathymetry of Puerto Rico and its surrounding islands.

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  8. Source of Devastating 1964 Alaska Tsunami DiscoveredRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Insurance Journal West

    Researchers from the U.S. Geological Survey have solved a 50-year natural science mystery: the undersea source of tsunami waves that devastated a remote Alaska village following the 1964 Great Alaska Earthquake. Underwater landslides at depths of 820 to 1,150 feet - much deeper than caused tsunamis affecting other communities - sent killing waves toward the Prince William Sound community of Chenega, where 23 of 75 residents died at all but two buildings were destroyed.

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  9. Earthquake warning prototype discussed at White House summitRead the original story

    Thursday | Almanac

    A White House summit on earthquake preparedness Tuesday included an extensive discussion of a new early warning system that reached a milestone in its development Monday. The ShakeAlert system entered a prototype phase Monday, allowing selected early adopters to develop pilot implementations.

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  10. Magnitude-2.5 earthquake hits northwest of San BernardinoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    MUSCOY >> Another small earthquake rattled the Inland Empire Thursday morning when a magnitude-2.5 temblor hit 3 miles northwest of Muscoy at 6:05 a.m., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. A magnitude-2.9 quake rattled the Rancho Cucamonga area Wednesday morning.

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  11. Today in history: Civil jury finds O.J. Simpson liable in deaths of former wife, friendRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Sun Journal

    On Feb. 4, 1945, President Franklin D. Roosevelt, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill and Soviet leader Josef Stalin began a wartime conference at Yalta. In 1861, delegates from six southern states that had recently seceded from the Union met in Montgomery, Alabama, to form the Confederate States of America.

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  12. Study to identify Southern Appalachian bear population proposed for summerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Rome News

    In this screen grab from a trail camera, a mother bear and her cubs walk near a barbed wire.

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  13. This day in history, Feb. 4, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The News-Gazette

    On Feb. 4, 1945, President Franklin D. Roosevelt, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill and Soviet leader Josef Stalin began a wartime conference at Yalta. In 1861, delegates from six southern states that had recently seceded from the Union met in Montgomery, Alabama, to form the Confederate States of America.

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  14. Earthquake: 3.5 quake strikes near Lost Hills, Calif.Read the original story

    Thursday | Los Angeles Times

    A shallow magnitude 3.5 earthquake was reported Wednesday evening 18 miles from Lost Hills, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 11:20 p.m. Pacific time at a depth of 4.3 miles.

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  15. Today in History: Feb. 4Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WTOP-FM Washington

    In 1789, electors chose George Washington to be the first president of the United States. On Feb. 4, 1945, President Franklin D. Roosevelt, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill and Soviet leader Josef Stalin began a wartime conference at Yalta.

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  16. UT-led collaborative study hopes to settle seismic activity origins in TexasRead the original story

    Thursday | Daily Texan

    Two new programs are working on providing much-needed public data that will clarify scientists' shaky understanding of the increasing frequency of earthquakes in Texas. The TexNet Seismic Monitoring Program, a network of planned and pre-existing earthquake detectors, and the Center for Integrated Seismicity Research are now in the initial stages of implementation.

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  17. 2.9 earthquake shakes Rancho Cucamonga areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Redlands Daily Facts

    The small temblor struck 2 miles northeast of Rancho Cucamonga at 8:37 a.m., according to the U.S. Geological Survey website. This was the latest in a series of quakes that have hit the Inland Empire area.

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  18. Moderate 5.2 Quake Hits IndonesiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Outlook

    A 5.2-magnitude earthquake struck Timor island in eastern Indonesia early today, US seismologists said, but no tsunami warning was immediately issued. The shallow quake struck at around 4:30 am local time , some 11 kilometres north of the city of Kupang, the US Geological Survey said.

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  19. Small quake shakes up sleepy Down East MaineRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 2 | KLTV Tyler

    A small earthquake served as a wakeup call Tuesday for sleeping residents in Eastport, Maine, the easternmost city in the U.S. The magnitude 3.3 earthquake, among the smallest generally felt by people, was recorded just before 7 a.m. in the waters between Maine and Canada, and about 6 miles northeast of the city, the U.S. Geological Survey said. Some residents in the city of about 1,300 people reported waking to booming and rumbling sounds, but officials say there were no damage reports.

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  20. 5.2-magnitude quake hits Indonesia; no tsunami warning issuedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Channelnewsasia.com

    ... at around 4.30am local time (Singapore time), some 11 kilometres north of the city of Kupang, the US Geological Survey said. Indonesia sits on the Pacific "Ring of Fire", where the meeting of continental plates causes high seismic activity, and is ...

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