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Swarm of earthquakes hits Salton Sea area

A series of earthquakes, the biggest  magnitude 4.3, struck the Salton Sea area Monday morning. According to the U.S. Geological Survey, more than 30 small quakes had have been recorded in the area. The 4.3 magnitude temblor hit near Bombay Bay at 7:31 a.m. It was felt in a relatively small area...

Southern Japan jolted by 5.7 magnitude quake

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's southern Okinawa island and a chain of neighboring islands were shaken on Monday by an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.7, but no tsunami warning was issued and there were no immediate reports of damage or injury.

Study: Satellites Link 2012 East Texas Earthquake To Wastewater Injection Wells (Hydraulic Fracturing)

A new study from researchers at Stanford University has linked a 4.8 magnitude earthquake recorded in East Texas in 2012 to the now common oil industry practice of hydraulic fracturing (“fracking”) and the accompanying wastewater injection wells, through the use of satellite data, according to a new press release from the highly regarded university. Show More Summary

Magnitude 6.3 quake shakes Philippines' Mindanao island

DAVAO, Philippines (Reuters) - A strong earthquake of magnitude 6.3 struck off the Philippine's Mindanao island on Saturday, sending hotel guests and construction workers running from buildings in Davao, but there were no immediate reports of damage.

Strong earthquake strikes southeast of Tokyo

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The preliminary magnitude 6.5 quake hit Friday morning at a depth of about 10 kilometers.        

Undersea quake measuring 6.4 magnitude strikes southeast of Tokyo: USGS

TOKYO (Reuters) - A strong undersea earthquake with a magnitude of 6.4 struck southeast of Tokyo on Friday morning, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said.

Satellite-based radar confirms man-made Texas earthquakes

Scientists used radar from satellites to show that five Texas earthquakes, one reaching magnitude 4.8, were caused by injections of wastewater in drilling for oil and gas. In 2012 and … Click to Continue »

Media Still Getting It Wrong: Wastewater from Fracking Isn’t Causing Oklahoma Earthquakes

Major media outlets are blaming a recent magnitude 5.6 earthquake that struck near Pawnee, Oklahoma on the disposal of hydraulic fracturing wastewater, proving once again many news editors know very little about the science behind hydraulic fracturing and the available research showing the process is relatively safe. Show More Summary

Earthquake: 3.2 quake strikes near Yosemite Valley

A shallow magnitude 3.2 earthquake was reported Sunday morning 11 miles from Yosemite Valley, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 7:35 a.m. PDT near the surface. According to the USGS, the epicenter was about 57 miles from Clovis, Madera and Chowchilla. In the...

3.3 earthquake strikes near Avenal, Calif.

A shallow magnitude 3.3 earthquake was reported Saturday morning three miles from Avenal, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 2:41 a.m. Pacific time at a depth of 10.6 miles. According to the USGS, the epicenter was 15 miles from Coalinga, Calif., 24 miles from...

How to prepare for a tsunami

The recent magnitude 7.1 earthquake and subsequent tsunami warning in northern New Zealand reminds us that tsunamis are unpredictable and can strike any time.

RCom-Aircel Merger: 4 Reasons This Merger Was Important For Both Telecom Operators

The entry of Mukesh Ambani led Jio was like an earthquake; and when earthquakes happen, then lots of interesting developments follow suit, which includes several equal magnitude earthquakes as well. Anil Ambani led Reliance Communication...Show More Summary

Taking a fault's temperature

Ever think about taking a fault's temperature? What would you learn? A unique experiment where temperature was continuously measured for nearly a year inside the fault that made the catastrophic 2011 magnitude 9.0 Japan Earthquake reveals the thermal signature of pulses of water squirting out of fractures in response to other earthquakes on neighboring faults.

Tanzania: Earthquake survivors face task of rebuilding

At least 17 people were killed in 5.9 magnitude tremor that injured more 200 and left hundreds of families homeless.

Quake of magnitude 6 strikes off Solomon Islands: USGS

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - A shallow earthquake of magnitude 6 struck 89 km (55 miles) west of the South Pacific nation of the Solomon Islands on Wednesday, the United States Geological Survey reported.

Quake strikes northwest of Medellin, Colombia

(Reuters) - An earthquake measuring 6.0 magnitude struck off northwest Colombia on Tuesday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said. There were no immediate reports of damage or casualties.

Earthquake: 3.5 quake strikes near Piedmont

A shallow magnitude 3.5 earthquake was reported Tuesday morning one mile from Piedmont, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 12:50 a.m. PDT at a depth of 2.5 miles. According to the USGS, the epicenter was about three miles from Oakland and Alameda. In the last...

Earthquake: 3.3 quake strikes near Crescent City

A shallow magnitude 3.3 earthquake was reported Monday afternoon nine miles from Crescent City, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 12:17 p.m. PDT at a depth of 13.7 miles. According to the USGS, the epicenter was 65 miles from McKinleyville and 71 miles from...

Oklahoma is Earthquake Alley

Before 2009, there were, on average, two earthquakes a year in Oklahoma that were magnitude 3 or greater. Last year, there were 907. That’s right, 907.   Oklahoma’s rise in quakes linked to man-made causes View More: Newsmakers News|60...Show More Summary

Magnitude-5.3 quake hits Macedonia; no injuries reported

Macedonian authorities say an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.3 struck on the outskirts of the capital on Sunday, causing minor damage to buildings but no injuries.

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