US Geological Survey Newswire (Page 4)

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  1. Did You Feel Earthquake, Gilroy?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Patch.com

    An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 3.3 shook near San Jose this afternoon, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor was reported at 4:07 p.m. located 12 miles east of San Jose, 12 miles north of Morgan Hill and 14 miles east-southeast of Milpitas, USGS officials said.

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  2. Magnitude 3.3 quake shakes San JoseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | SFBay

    An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 3.3 shook near San Jose Wednesday afternoon, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor was reported at 4:07 p.m. located 12 miles east of San Jose, 12 miles north of Morgan Hill and 14 miles east-southeast of Milpitas, USGS officials said.

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  3. Massive python captured in Everglades National Park in FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | KYTX-TV News

    A python researcher who regularly works in Everglades National Park has caught a giant snake that may be the second-largest python ever caught in Florida, reports CBS Miami. The snake was captured along the Shark Valley tram road in early July.

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  4. 5.7-magnitude quake hits near east coast of Australia: USGSRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Xinhuanet

    An earthquake measuring 5.7 on the Richter scale jolted near the east coast of Australia on Thursday, the U.S. Geological Survey said. The epicenter, with a depth of 10.0 km, was initially determined to be at 25.4326 degrees south latitude and 154.2152 degrees east longitude.

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  5. Magnitude 4.7 earthquake felt near Port HardyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | CBC News

    A 4.7 magnitude earthquake struck around 5:30 p.m. PT Wednesday in the ocean about 173 kilometres west of Port Hardy. The quake struck around 5:30 p.m. PT, about 176 kilometres west of Port Hardy at a depth of 19 kilometres.

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  6. Did You Feel Earthquake, Milpitas?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Patch.com

    An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 3.3 shook near San Jose this afternoon, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor was reported at 4:07 p.m. located 12 miles east of San Jose, 12 miles north of Morgan Hill and 14 miles east-southeast of Milpitas, USGS officials said.

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  7. Europe's Taste For Caviar Is Putting Pressure On A Great Lakes FishRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | WNED

    Lake Superior is the largest freshwater lake in the world, by surface area, and it has something the other Great Lakes do not: stable populations of mostly native fish species. But scientists say a key fish in Superior's food web is now in trouble because of mild winters and an appetite for caviar in Europe.

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  8. 2 injection wells shut down after Oklahoma quakesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2015 | Finance and Commerce

    Oil and gas operators shut down two wastewater injection wells in northern Oklahoma on Tuesday and reduced operations at a third after several earthquakes centered in the town of Crescent rattled the state. Stephens Production and Devon Energy each voluntarily closed one well, and Stephens reduced operations at another well by 50 percent, Oklahoma Corporation Commissioner Matt Skinner said.

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  9. 18-foot-long python captured in Florida could eat a deerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Mashable

    ... stroll. The python, a female, was a mere four inches shorter than the largest in Florida history. US Geological Survey officials say that snakes of this size are able to eat animals like deer and alligators. is a leading global media company that ...

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  10. The Nation's Capital Is Sinking - LiterallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | TheBlaze.com

    While some might say the heart of U.S. politics is sinking in a figurative manner, scientists say it's doing so quite literally. Scientists estimate that land of Washington, D.C., and the surrounding Chesapeake Bay region will sink six inches within the century, subjecting the area to more severe flooding.

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  11. Washington DC Sinking Fast, Adding to Threat of Sea-Level RiseRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Health News Digest

    ... with high-resolution LiDAR and GPS map data allowed the team-that included scientists from UVM, the US Geological Survey, Utah State University, Berkeley Geochronology Center, and Imperial College, London-to create a detailed 3D portrait of both the ...

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  12. Why sea level in the D.C. region is rising faster than anywhere else on the East CoastRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | The Washington Post

    Sea level is rising faster in the D.C. region than anywhere else on the East Coast. Sea level in the Washington, D.C., region is rising fast - faster than any other region along the East Coast.

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  13. 2 Oklahoma Injection Wells Being Shut Down Following QuakesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Insurance Journal West

    Two energy companies are shutting injection wells after three strong earthquakes struck near an Oklahoma town, in response to concerns about the practice of injecting wastewater from oil and gas operations deep underground, state regulators said on July 28. Three quakes above magnitude 4.0 struck July 27 near the town of Crescent, Okla., about 40 miles north of Oklahoma City, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Oklahoma has experienced a sharp increase in quakes since 2009, which scientists say is linked to the underground injection by energy companies of briny wastewater, a byproduct of booming oil and gas production in the state.

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  14. Huckabee's Hot Air on VolcanoesRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 29 | FactCheck.org

    Mike Huckabee claimed that a single volcanic eruption "will contribute more than 100 years of human activity" toward global warming. This is far from accurate.

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  15. Report: DC Sinking into the SeaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | MyHighPlains.com

    ... redicts a global rise in sea levels of one to three feet by the year 2100. The research was done by the US Geological Survey, the University of Vermont, Utah State University, Berkeley Geochronology Center and Imperial College in London.

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  16. Giant Burmese python captured at Everglades National ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Local10.com

    Everglades National Park spokeswoman Katie Corrigan said the snake was captured by a permitted python researcher along the Shark Valley tram road July 9. The python was later euthanized. Prior to being euthanized, some National Park Service and U.S. Geological Survey interns were photographed during a training session to help them gain confidence and experience handling large snakes.

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  17. Landslides Triggered by Nepal EarthquakesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Science Blog

    A new report from the U.S. Geological Survey provides critical landslide-hazard expertise to Nepalese agencies and villages affected by the April 25, magnitude 7.8 earthquake that shook much of central Nepal. The earthquake and its aftershocks triggered thousands of landslides in the steep topography of Nepal, and caused nearly 8,900 fatalities.

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  18. Giant python, over 18 feet long, caught in Everglades National ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | WFTV Orlando

    ... that a python researcher caught the female snake, which was euthanized after National Park Service and US Geological Survey interns were given an opportunity to handle the snake for educational and training purposes. Pythons are not native to ...

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  19. Two Injection Wells Shut Down After Oklahoma QuakesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Manufacturing.net

    Oil and gas operators shut down two wastewater injection wells in northern Oklahoma on Tuesday and reduced operations at a third after several earthquakes centered in the town of Crescent rattled the state. Stephens Production and Devon Energy each voluntarily closed one well, and Stephens reduced operations at another well by 50 percent, Oklahoma Corporation Commissioner Matt Skinner said.

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  20. Twice-daily flooding at high tide leaves the groundRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | WVEC-TV Norfolk

    To some, the results of a study that concludes the District of Columbia is sinking is a physical manifestation of the political environment in the nation's capital. Nation's capital sinking into the sea, study says To some, the results of a study that concludes the District of Columbia is sinking is a physical manifestation of the political environment in the nation's capital.

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