US Geological Survey Newswire (Page 3)

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  1. Is Mother Nature Messing With Us On Napa Quake Anniversary?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | Patch.com

    A 3.8-magnitude quake hit near Healdsburg this morning, with smaller ones logged nearby. Monday is 1-year anniversary of Napa's 6.0. A preliminary 3.8 magnitude earthquake this morning shook The Geysers, a geothermal field along the border of Sonoma and Lake counties, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

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  2. 1 year after San Francisco Bay's biggest quake in decadesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | The Daily Republic

    The 6.0 magnitude quake that woke the placid wine town of Napa at 3:20 a.m. on Aug. 24, 2014 was the strongest quake to hit the San Francisco Bay area in a quarter-century. It killed one person and injured 200 as bricks and furniture - and wine bottles - toppled onto sleeping families.

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  3. US Geological Survey records 2 small earthquakes in OklahomaRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 23 | KAUZ

    The U.S.G.S. reports a 3.5 magnitude quake was recorded at 11:21 a.m. Sunday six miles southwest of Stillwater in Payne County - about 45 miles north of Oklahoma City. A magnitude 3.1 quake was recorded at 8:53 a.m. 12 miles west of Perry in Noble County - 55 miles north of Oklahoma City.

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  4. For bike lanes on El Camino Real in Menlo ParkRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 23 | Menlo Park City Council

    Dear Honorable Mayor Carlton and Menlo Park City Council Members: I am writing in support the addition of protected bike lanes on El Camino Real in Menlo Park. For 40 years I regularly commuted seven miles by bicycle from Woodside to the U.S. Geological Survey on Middlefield Road in Menlo Park.

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  5. Did You Feel The Quake, Healdsburg?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | Patch.com

    A 3.9-magnitude earthquake was reported today at 10:41 a.m. near Healdsburg, according to the U.S. Geological Survey . Two smaller quakes were reported Saturday in the area -- a 2.0 magnitude at 10:20 p.m. and a 1.9 at 2:14 p.m. And by the, Monday marks the one-year anniversary of the 6.0-magnitude quake in Napa County.

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  6. Earthquake: 3.9 quake strikes near The Geysers, Calif.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | Los Angeles Times

    A shallow magnitude 3.9 earthquake was reported Sunday morning less thabn a mile from The Geysers, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 10:41 a.m. PDT time at a depth of 2.5 miles.

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  7. 5.0 magnitude earthquake hits NepalRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 23 | Mid-Day Mumbai

    Kathmandu: An earthquake measuring 5.0 on the Richter scale jolted central Nepal on Sunday, the US Geological Survey said. The quake rocked areas 15 km southeast of Kodari in Sindhupalchok district of Nepal, reported Xinhua news agency.

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  8. Ned Rozell: A float back in time down the Tanana RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 22 | Anchorage Daily News

    This is not Henry Allen's Tanana River. Nor is it the Trail River of people living here thousands of years before the 19th-century government explorer struggled his way down the Tanana.

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  9. Bluffton hearts & dartsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | Bluffton Today

    Berkeley Hall and Beaufort County have ended their disagreement about the best way to make safer a stretch of U.S. 278 near the gated community, Buckwalter Parkway and St. Gregory the Great Catholic Church and School. A compromise was officially reached last week when Berkeley Hall residents voted for a county plan to build a frontage road connecting their community's entrance to the church and Bluffton Township Fire District headquarters.

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  10. Preliminary 4.0 Earthquake Reported Near Mammoth LakesRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 22 | NBC Los Angeles

    A preliminary 4.0 earthquake struck 11 miles East Southeast of Mammoth Lakes on Saturday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

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  11. 4.0 earthquake strikes near Mammoth LakesRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 22 | Los Angeles Times

    A shallow magnitude 4.0 earthquake was reported Saturday morning 10 miles from Mammoth Lakes, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 6:34 a.m. Pacific time at a depth of 4.3 miles.

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  12. Could coal ash could save your smartphone?Read the original story

    Saturday Aug 22 | Washington Times

    Yes, iPhones, whose signature features - the sleek display, their sound quality - draw their properties from rare earth elements, a 15-chunk block of lanthanides at the base of the periodic table, plus the metals scandium and yttrium. By 2010, China had cornered nearly 95 percent of the world's production of rare earths and had begun to choke exports, which caused prices to skyrocket.

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  13. The Alaskan Arctic Oil Drilling Controversy ExplainedRead the original story

    Friday Aug 21 | Live Science

    The Federal Bureau of Ocean Energy Management calculates a 75 percent chance of one or more spills of more than 1,000 barrels of oil over the next several decades if Arctic drilling proceeds as planned. In 2014, the United States consumed 6.95 billion barrels of petroleum products, an average of 19.05 million barrels per day.

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  14. Fueled by drought, large reservoir drops to lowest level since 1930sRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Mashable

    Satellite photo of Lake Mead captured July 24, 2015 by the Operational Land Imager on the Landsat 8 satellite. Images taken July 25 show that Lake Mead's water level has dropped by about 120 feet from where the water reached 15 years ago, on July 6, 2000.

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  15. 100 days to save the worldRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | CNN

    The consequences of climate change go far beyond warming temperatures, which scientists say are melting the polar ice caps and raising sea levels. Click through the gallery for a look at 10 other key effects of climate change, some of which may surprise you.

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  16. Male fish are getting lady parts because of chemicals in North Carolina riversRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | TreeHugger

    Researchers were studying fish from a North Carolina river when they discovered that some of the males quite literally had lady parts. Male black bass and some sunfish had been developing eggs in their testes, which, as you can guess, isn't a good thing.

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  17. California Sinking Faster Than Thought, Aquifers Could Permanently ShrinkRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Live Science

    New NASA imagery reveals that parts of California are sinking at an astonishing rate, with some parts of the San Joaquin Valley sinking as much as 2 inches per month. Some areas of the Golden State are sinking more than 2 inches per month, the imagery reveals.

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  18. Pollution runs deep in the Colorado RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Summit County Voice

    The confluence of Havasu Creek with the Colorado River is a popular place for boaters to stop and admire the striking blue-green water of Havasu Creek. The turquoise color is caused by water with a high mineral content.

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  19. Climate change: 100 days to save the worldRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | CNN

    The consequences of climate change go far beyond warming temperatures, which scientists say are melting the polar ice caps and raising sea levels. Click through the gallery for a look at 10 other key effects of climate change, some of which may surprise you.

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  20. Earthquake near Trinidad is 20th so far this year in southern ColoradoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | CW2 Colorado KWGN-TV

    The earthquake happened around 11:14 p.m. on Wednesday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey . The quake almost shattered the 4.0 mark, which would have made it the first quake above 4.0 in Colorado this year.

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