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  1. 7.0 Magnitude Rocks Indonesian CoastRead the original story w/Photo

    27 min ago | CBS Local

    CBS San Francisco Connect With Us At KPIX 5 PROGRAM GUIDE: KPIX 5 TV Schedule WATCH: A Glimpse Inside The Working KPIX 5 Newsroom Breaking News Send news tips, video & photos, and video to the KPIX 5 [...] CONNECT WITH KCBS Welcome to KCBS All News 740AM & 106.9FM on CBSSanFrancisco.com! LISTEN LIVE RIGHT NOW: KCBS Live Audio Stream LIKE KCBS Radio On Facebook: KCBS is the Bay Area's only all news station, serving listeners with [...] The U.S. Geological Survey said the earthquake measured magnitude 7.0 and struck at a depth of 553 kilometers at 5:45 a.m. PST. The quake was centered under the ocean 113 kilometers north of Nebe, Indonesia.

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  2. Mining News: News Nuggets: USGS maps critical Alaska mineralsRead the original story

    52 min ago | Petroleum News

    The U.S. Geological Survey Feb. 23 released new maps highlighting areas with potential for placer gold and five critical mineral deposit types in the U.S. Bureau of Land Management's Central Yukon Planning Area of central and northern Alaska.

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  3. Quake 6.9 strikes off Indonesia, no tsunami threatRead the original story

    56 min ago | Reuters

    A magnitude 6.9 earthquake struck 182 km northeast of Ende, Indonesia, at a depth of 562 km, on Friday, the U.S. Geological Survey said, but there were no reports of significant damage. BMKG, Indonesia's meteorological agency, said the quake occurred in the middle of the ocean about 104 km northwest of East Flores.

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  4. A whale of a fight is brewing over Atlantic coastal drillingRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Anchorage Daily News

    Oil and gas companies hoping to drill in the Atlantic Ocean will have to contend with a new federal proposal to declare waters off the Carolinas and Georgia as critical for endangered whales. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is proposing a huge expansion in the critical habitat area for endangered North Atlantic right whales.

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  5. Antarctica: Mystery continent holds key to mankind's futureRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Chronicle-Telegram

    ... ice on the western side of the continent was melting faster than expected. Last month, scientists researching vital geology in that melting were looking a half mile under the ice in pitch dark and found a surprise: fish a half foot (15 centimeters) ...

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  6. 5.4-magnitude earthquake hits northwest PakistanRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Peninsula

    A 5.4-magnitude earthquake struck northwest Pakistan early Friday, injuring at least five people and causing minor damage, officials and seismologists said. The quake hit 37 kilometres north-northeast of the city of Mansehra, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, at a depth of 28.9 kilometres, the US Geological Survey said.

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  7. How earthquakes linked to fracking are fracturing an Oklahoma communityRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

    Fracking brought quick money to Oklahoma, but the state's once dormant seismic activity has awakened with a vengeance since the drilling started. When fracking started in Oklahoma, things went the way they had in the other oil-boom states.

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  8. Dallas rattled by 3.1-magnitude quake Friday morning, the first in more than a monthRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Dallas Morning News

    Best I can tell the earth hasn't quaked 'round these parts since Janthuary 23, when the U.S. Geological Survey recorded two micro-quakes along what they later determined to be a two-mile-long fault line stretching from West Dallas to Irving. But on this Winter Weather Advisory Friday morning, they have returned.

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  9. St. Augustine Announces Option GrantsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Market Wire

    ... commodity prices and currency exchange rates; uncertainties relating to interpretation of drill results and the geology, continuity and grade of mineral deposits; uncertainties relating to the completion of a bankable feasibility study; uncertainty ...

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  10. Liz Kershaw: My life in travelRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Independent

    Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies I wanted to sail past the Statue of Liberty and see all the skyscrapers, so last summer I took myself off on the Queen Mary 2. I set my alarm for five o'clock because I wanted to make sure I was up to see the Statue of Liberty and I woke up and I couldn't see a thing.

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  11. Honey Badger Continues to Expand IOCG Potential at Its Sagar PropertyRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Market Wire

    Honey Badger Exploration Inc. is pleased to announce that it has delineated diagnostic and widespread Iron Oxide Copper Gold indicators associated with pervasive copper and iron oxide mineralisation at its Sagar Property in northern Quebec . Honey Badger also confirmed and extended the prospective gold mineralized system identified at the Aureus showing.

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  12. Dynacor Discovers Four (4) New High Grade Gold Mineralized Structures at TumipampaRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Market Wire

    ... veins as well as the Fiorella, Diana, Mylene and Esperanza faults and the the Lucha and Rubia Mantos. The complex geology of the disseminated area, the high chargeability anomalies and the presence of an intrusive body and an exoskarn close to the ...

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  13. Cumbrian peers criticise changes to nuclear dump rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | News and Star

    ... no west Cumbrian politician was arguing for a "truncated" process, but he added: "We need to know whether or not the geology of the Sellafield area is suitable for hosting a GDF or not."

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  14. Surprise! CO2 Directly Linked To Global WarmingRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Forbes.com

    I have been a scientist in the field of the earth and environmental sciences for 33 years, specializing in geologic disposal of nuclear waste, energy-related research, subsurface transport and environmental clean-up of heavy metals. I consult on strategic planning for the DOE, EPA/State environmental agencies, and industry including companies that own nuclear, hydro, wind farms, large solar arrays, coal and gas plants.

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  15. Scattered activity seen in lava breakoutsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Honolulu Advertiser

    Molten rock oozed over a cooler field of lava Monday in a breakout on the north flank of Puu Oo that began during the weekend. A The inactive extreme tip of the June 27 lava flow on Thursday remained about 550 yards from Highway 130 west of the Pahoa fire and police stations.

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  16. The Mongols were fearsome warriors... and big POLLUTERS: Kublai...Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    The Mongols were fearsome warriors... and big POLLUTERS: Kublai Khan's silver mining dumped more heavy metals into the environment than modern industry Geologists have found Mongol silver mining produced four times as much harmful heavy metal pollution than modern industrial mining activities They were feared as barbarians who built one of the largest empires in the world from horseback, but it appears the Mongolian emperors were also some of the planet's biggest polluters. A new study into the silver mines of Kublai Khan, the grandson of Genghis Khan, shows that the people produced four times as much pollution as modern industrial mining activities.

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  17. Coping With Earthquakes Induced By Fluid InjectionRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Oil and Gas Online

    A paper published today in Science provides a case for increasing transparency and data collection to enable strategies for mitigating the effects of human-induced earthquakes caused by wastewater injection associated with oil and gas production in the United States. The paper is the result of a series of workshops led by scientists at the U.S. Geological Survey in collaboration with the University of Colorado, Oklahoma Geological Survey and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, suggests that it is possible to reduce the hazard of induced seismicity through management of injection activities.

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  18. National Sci-tech Presentation in Field of Quake and Volcano HeldRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Korean News

    A national sci-tech presentation in the field of quake and volcano took place here on Feb. 26 under the sponsorship of the Central Committee of the General Federation of Science and Technology of Korea. It was attended by scientists, technicians, teachers, researchers and officials of Kim Il Sung University, Bureau of Earthquake, Kim Chaek University of Technology, the Geology Institute, Global Environmental Information Institute, Pyongyang Observatory and the Architectural Science Institute of the Architectural Engineering Branch of the State Academy of Sciences.

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  19. Senate passes bill for expanded mapping of hazardous areasRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | HeraldNet

    ... seeking $6.6 million in the next state budget to hire 14 people to collect and analyze LiDAR data. DNR's Division of Geology and Earth Resources now has two geologists focused on mapping and three on geologic hazards, he said. "As the unanimous ...

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  20. Goochland "Snow-Quake" jolts early-risers, family above the epicenter sleeps soundlyRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | NBC12

    Following Louisa's 5.8 magnitude earthquake in 2011 and Powhatan's 3.2 tremor last year, Goochland joined the list of Richmond-area rumblings early Thursday - with a low intensity magnitude 2.5 earthquake. The U.S. Geological Survey confirmed the quake happened just after 3:48 a.m. Eastern Standard Time, with an epicenter 24 miles west northwest of Richmond.

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