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Magnitude 6 earthquake strikes off Samoa, American Samoa

The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 6 earthquake struck waters west of Samoa and American Samoa.

Previous evidence of water on mars now identified as grainflows

(US Geological Survey) Dark features previously proposed as evidence for significant liquid water flowing on Mars have now been identified as granular flows, where sand and dust move rather than liquid water, according to a new article published in Nature Geoscience by the USGS. Show More Summary

7.0 quake off New Caledonia sparks tsunami alert but no damage

A powerful 7.0-magnitude earthquake struck off the eastern coast of New Caledonia on Monday, triggering a brief tsunami warning and evacuation alert but causing no significant damage, local officials said. The US Geological Survey said...Show More Summary

Earthquake of magnitude 7 strikes near New Caledonia: USGS

SYDNEY (Reuters) - An earthquake of magnitude 7.0 struck 82 kms (51 miles) east of the Loyalty Islands in New Caledonia on Monday, the United States Geological Survey said on Sunday.

Magnitude 7.3 quake strikes near New Caledonia: USGS

(Reuters) - A magnitude 7.3 quake struck on Monday near New Caledonia in the South Pacific, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

Strong earthquake strikes east-northeast of Tadine, New Caledonia: USGS

(Reuters) - An earthquake of magnitude 6.6 struck in the Pacific Ocean 42 miles (67 km) east-northeast of Tadine in New Caledonia's Loyalty Islands, the U.S. Geological Survey said on Sunday.

Earthquake of magnitude 6.4 strikes near New Caledonia: USGS

(Reuters) - An earthquake of magnitude 6.4 struck in the Pacific Ocean, 74 kilometers (46 miles) east of the Loyalty Islands, New Caledonia, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) said on Sunday.

Strong earthquake rattles Tibet but only minor damage reported

BEIJING (Reuters) - An earthquake of magnitude 6.3 struck a remote part of Tibet on Saturday, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) said, but there were no immediate reports of significant damage or injuries.

I thought we had already discovered all of the lands there were to discover

It looks like there is more cropland available for food production worldwide than we previously thought. A lot more…at lease according to the US Geological Survey: There’s more agricultural land in the world than previously thought, and India rather than the U.S. or China is now believed to have the...

Earthquake: 3.1 quake strikes near Mackenson, Calif.

A shallow magnitude 3.1 earthquake was reported Tuesday evening one mile from Mackenson, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 8:48 p.m. Pacific time at a depth of 3.7 miles. According to the USGS, the epicenter was seven miles from Oakley, Calif., 10 miles from...

More small quakes rattle Monterey County

A 3.8 magnitude earthquake rattled Monterey County again on Tuesday after a swarm of tremors shook the area Monday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The quake hit at 5:23 p.m. about 13.6 miles northeast of Gonzales at a depth of 3.3 miles. Show More Summary

Earthquake: 3.0 quake strikes near Capetown

A shallow magnitude 3.0 earthquake was reported Monday afternoon three miles from Capetown, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 12:30 p.m. PST at a depth of 10.6 miles. According to the USGS, the epicenter was 10 miles from Fortuna, 22 miles from Eureka, and...

Earthquake: 3.0 quake strikes near Capetown

A shallow magnitude 3.0 earthquake was reported Monday afternoon three miles from Capetown, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 12:30 p.m. PST at a depth of 10.6 miles. According to the USGS, the epicenter was 10 miles from Fortuna, 22 miles from Eureka, and...

Earthquake: 4.7 quake strikes near Salinas

A shallow magnitude 4.7 earthquake was reported Monday morning in the Salinas area, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 11:31 a.m. PST at a depth of 3.7 miles. According to the USGS, the epicenter was 15 miles from Soledad, 17 miles from Hollister, and 21 miles from...

Soil study lends clues to ancient climate

Research led by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Matt Joeckel of the Conservation and Survey Division, Nebraska's geological survey, is furthering understanding of environmental conditions on land during the age of dinosaurs.

Hundreds killed as powerful magnitude-7.2 quake jolts Iran-Iraq border

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The U.S. Geological Survey said the epicenter of the earthquake was 19 miles) outside the Iraqi city of Halabja.        

Massive Earthquake On Iraq-Iran Border Kills Over 200

Over 200 people are dead and thousands more injured after an enormous earthquake struck at the border region between Iran and Iraq on Sunday, a tremor that the US Geological Survey (USGS) has recorded at a whopping 7.3 magnitude. The … More » The post Massive Earthquake On Iraq-Iran Border Kills Over 200 appeared first on EveryJoe.

7.2-magnitude quake rocks area near Iran-Iraq border, kills 200

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A 7.2-magnitude earthquake has rocked a region near the Iran-Iraq border Sunday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

Magnitude 6.8 earthquake strikes off Costa Rica: USGS

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A 6.8 magnitude quake struck off the coast of Costa Rica near the capital, San Jose, on Sunday night, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

More than 130 dead as 7.3 magnitude earthquake strikes near border of Iraq and Iran

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Scores of people have been killed and hundreds injured after a strong earthquake shook the Iran-Iraq border region on Sunday. The US Geological Survey said the magnitude 7.3 temblor was centred 20 miles southwest of Halabja, near the northeastern border with Iran. Show More Summary

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