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Threat Of Devastating 'Supervolcano' Eruption At Yellowstone Is Greater Than Previously Thought

Scientists from the US Geological Survey who breezily informed the public that there’s “nothing to worry about” with regards to the Yellowstone caldera, a supervolcano that should it erupt could cause potentially hundreds of thousands...Show More Summary

Mexico earthquake topples homes and causes fresh alarm

US Geological Survey says 6.2 magnitude quake hit near Juchitan in Oaxaca Some damage in Oaxaca but no immediate reports of new deaths A strong new earthquake shook Mexico on Saturday, toppling already damaged homes and a highway bridge...Show More Summary

A 7.1-magnitude earthquake has hit Mexico, and people are posting terrifying photos and videos on social media

A major earthquake rattled Mexico on Tuesday, and the damage appears to be severe. The US Geological Survey pegged the event as a 7.1-magnitude quake that originated about 100 miles southeast of Mexico City. Dramatic shaking appearsShow More Summary

Emerging disease further jeopardizes North American frogs

(US Geological Survey) A deadly amphibian disease called severe Perkinsea infections, or SPI, is the cause of many large-scale frog die-offs in the United States, according to a new study by the US Geological Survey.

Mexico City earthquake: 7.1 magnitude tremors cause buildings to collapse in capital

last monthNews : The Lookout

A powerful earthquake has jolted Mexico City - measuring magnitude 7.1 according to the US Geological Survey (USGS) - causing buildings to sway sickeningly on the anniversary of a 1985 quake that did major damage to the capital. Mexico's...Show More Summary

Calif. Quake Shakes Up Twitter, but Not Residents Out of Bed

A small earthquake with an epicenter just outside Los Angeles has people in Southern California talking on social media. The US Geological Survey says a magnitude 3.6 quake hit at about 11:20 Monday night, with an epicenter about 3.6 miles northwest of Westwood, the AP reports. The...

AZGS STATEMAP 2017 deliverables: Delivered!

We just delivered geologic map data for four 7.5’ quadrangles to the US Geological Survey as part of our 2017 STATEMAP work – see the list below. Before releasing the map and GIS database publically, the authors will make any necessary revisions, polish the map appearance and the legend for consistency with AZGS standards. Show More Summary

Mexico on tsunami alert after biggest earthquake in 85 years

The US Geological Survey reported the earthquake's magnitude as 8.1, making it the biggest earthquake in Mexico since 1932

Massive Quake Hits Off Mexico Coast

Tsunami warnings were issued for Mexico and several Central American nations after a massive earthquake off Mexico's southern coast just before midnight Thursday. The US Geological Survey says the 8.1-magnitude quake had an epicenter 102 miles west of Tapachula in southern Chiapas state, the AP reports. A tsunami warning...

Trump Blasts South Korea’s ‘Appeasement’ Strategy

The morning after the US Geological Survey confirmed multiple tremors in North Korea that appeared to corroborate the rogue nation’s boasts of a missile-ready hydrogen bomb, President Donald Trump took aim at South Korea to insist that “appeasement with North … More » The post Trump Blasts South Korea’s ‘Appeasement’ Strategy appeared first on EveryJoe.

Quake in North Korea raises fear of another nuclear test

2 months agoNews : USAToday: News

A 6.3 magnitude "explosion" occurred in North Korea, according to the US Geological Survey, hours after the reclusive nation said that it developed a new ICBM hydrogen bomb.        

Tremor strikes in North Korea: USGS

Shallow tremor of 10 kilometres with 5.6 magnitude strike North Korea, says US Geological Survey.

USGS awards $4.9 Million to advance the Shakealert earthquake early warning system

(US Geological Survey) The US Geological Survey awarded approximately $4.9 million this week to six universities and a university-governed non-profit, to support transitioning the west coast 'ShakeAlert' earthquake early warning system into a production system.

Hypothetical Earthquake Scenarios: A planning tool for civil authorities

USGS hypothetical earthquake scenario map tool. The US Geological Survey just released an online interactive map tool that showcases earthquake event scenarios for select faults in the contiguous U.S. Their objective: "to convey event locations, rupture areas, and shaking for hypothetical earthquake scenarios." This is a great idea. Show More Summary

Earthquake hits Greek Islands and Turkish coast, at least 2 dead

3 months agoNews : NY Daily News

The 6.7-magnitude earthquake struck roughly miles northeast of Kos, a Greek Island near the Turkish coast, according to the US Geological Survey.

6.4 magnitude earthquake hits Peru: USGS

3 months agoNews : The Lookout

A 6.4 magnitude earthquake struck just off Peru's southern coast Monday, the US Geological Survey said, with no immediate reports of injuries or damage. It occurred some 220 kilometers west of Arequipa, Peru's second most populous city. "The tremor has been very strong here in Caraveli," Mayor Santiago Neyra said.

6.4 magnitude earthquake hits Peru: USGS

A 6.4 magnitude earthquake struck just off Peru's southern coast Monday, the US Geological Survey said, with no immediate reports of injuries or damage. The quake hit at approximately 9:05 pm local time (0205 GMT) with a depth of 44 kilometers (27 miles). Show More Summary

Hot imagery of wintering bats suggests group behavior for battling white-nose syndrome

(US Geological Survey) Hot new imagery from temperature-sensing cameras suggests that bats who warm up from hibernation together throughout the winter may be better at surviving white nose syndrome, a disease caused by a cold-loving fungus ravaging insect-eating bat populations in the United States and Canada.

More milkweeds located throughout the landscape can help conserve monarchs

(US Geological Survey) Adding milkweeds and other native flowering plants into midwestern agricultural lands is key to restoring monarch butterflies, with milkweed sowers from all sectors of society being critically needed for succe...

Reptile skin grown in lab for first time, helps study endangered turtle disease

(US Geological Survey) Scientists recently reconstructed the skin of endangered green turtles, marking the first time that skin of a non-mammal was successfully engineered in a laboratory, according to a recently published US Geological Survey study. In turn, the scientists were able to grow a tumor-associated virus to better understand certain tumor diseases.

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