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Four small earthquakes strike Bay Area

A series of low-magnitude earthquakes struck near Danville early Tuesday morning, the latest in a flurry of quakes that have shaken the Bay Area in recent days, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. A magnitude 2.8 tremor occurred in an area northwest of Diablo around 1:30 a.m., according to...

Earthquake rattles parts of U.K.

Magnitude-4.4 earthquake affected parts of England and Wales; events of that magnitude only occur in the U.K. every 2-3 years, according to the British Geological Survey

Small earthquake hits Britain, strongest for 10 years

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain was hit by its biggest earthquake in a decade on Saturday, the British Geological Survey (BGS) said on Saturday, with tremors felt across parts of Wales and southwest England but no notable damage reported...

Powerful 7.2-Magnitude Earthquake Hits Mexico

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A powerful 7.5-magnitude earthquake hit Oaxaca, Mexico, on Friday evening, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

Magnitude 2.9 earthquake rattles Echo Park area

A magnitude 2.9 earthquake was reported in the Echo Park area early Saturday morning. The quake occurred at 2:16 a.m. and was felt across parts of central Los Angeles, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The quake was centered just east of the 2 Freeway near the intersection of Lake Shore...

Mexico earthquake: Powerful 7.2 magnitude quake strikes south and central parts of country

The epicentre was a southern, surfer town on the Pacific Coast, according to the US Geological Survey. Emergency warning systems were activated in Mexico City, some 348 kilometers (216 miles) from the centre of the quake, and many buildings were evacuated. Show More Summary

Earthquake Strikes Southern Mexico

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A 7.5-magnitude earthquake struck southern Mexico on Friday night, according to the United States Geological Survey.

Earthquake 6.0, 10 km deep strikes off Northern Mariana islands, no tsunami warning

SYDNEY (Reuters) - An earthquake magnitude 6.0 has struck 10 kilometres deep off the Northern Mariana Islands, the U.S. Geological Survey said on Monday.

Magnitude 5.5 earthquake near Peru's Pacific coast, no damage reported

(Reuters) - An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.5 hit south of Puquio, Peru, late on Saturday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said, but no major damage or injuries were reported immediately.

Hayward fault earthquake simulations increase fidelity of ground motions

In the next 30 years, there is a one-in-three chance that the Hayward fault will rupture with a 6.7 magnitude or higher earthquake, according to the United States Geologic Survey (USGS). Such an earthquake will cause widespread damage to structures, transportation and utilities, as well as economic and social disruption in the East Bay.

2 killed, buildings damaged after magnitude 6.4 earthquake strikes northeastern Taiwan

A magnitude 6.4 earthquake struck 21km (13 miles) NNE of Hualian, Taiwan, late Tuesday night, the United States Geological Survey reported.

At least two killed, buildings collapse in magnitude 6.4 Taiwan quake

HUALIEN, Taiwan (Reuters) - A magnitude 6.4 earthquake struck near the Taiwanese coastal city of Hualien late on Tuesday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said, killing at least two, injuring hundreds and trapping people inside several collapsed buildings.

Strong Earthquake Rattles East Coast of Taiwan

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A magnitude-6.4 earthquake struck Tuesday near the coast of Taiwan, and people may be trapped inside a building. The U.S. Geological Survey says the quake struck late Tuesday on the island's east coast. (Feb. 6)        

At least two dead in magnitude 6.4 quake in Taiwan: Premier

TAIPEI (Reuters) - A magnitude 6.4 earthquake struck near the coastal city of Hualien in Taiwan late on Tuesday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said, killing at least two people and causing several buildings to collapse.

Magnitude 6.4 quake hits Taiwan, causing buildings to collapse

TAIPEI (Reuters) - A magnitude 6.4 earthquake struck near the coastal city of Hualien in Taiwan late on Tuesday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said, causing buildings including a hotel to collapse and forcing the closure of a nearby highway.

Powerful quake hits Taiwan; early reports indicate some damage

A powerful earthquake struck the east coast of Taiwan late Tuesday, trapping people inside a damaged hotel and prompting a national emergency response, according to the government and local media. The U.S. Geologic Survey reported that the quake measured magnitude 6.4, but the Taiwan Central Weather...

Magnitude 6.4 quake strikes northeast Taiwan, hotel collapses

TAIPEI (Reuters) - A magnitude 6.4 earthquake struck just to the northeast of the city of Hualien in Taiwan late on Tuesday, the U.S Geological Survey said, causing a hotel to collapse and forcing the closure of a nearby highway, the government said.

Shallow magnitude 6.4 quake strikes Taiwan: USGS

(Reuters) - A 6.4 magnitude earthquake struck 22 km (14 miles) east-northeast of Hua-lien in Taiwan at a depth of 1 km, the U.S Geological Survey said on Tuesday.

Magnitude 6.1 earthquake strikes off Taiwan, no damage reported

(Reuters) - A magnitude 6.1 earthquake struck on Taiwan's east coast about 17 km (10 miles) north-northeast of Hua-lien, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

When ice melts, polar bears use 5x more energy to swim instead of walk

Climate change and shrinking sea ice is impacting polar bear populations and their ability to forage for food and to produce healthy cubs. BYU biology professor Blaine Griffen analyzed polar bear data from the U.S. Geological Survey and calculated the metabolic rate of polar bears for different activities. He found that it takes five times [...]

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