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Earthquake: 3.4 quake strikes near Olancha

A shallow magnitude 3.4 earthquake was reported Thursday morning 10 miles from Olancha, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 8:22 a.m. PDT at a depth of 0.6 miles. According to the USGS, the epicenter was 11 miles from Coso Junction, 14 miles from Cartago, and...

Earthquake: 3.5 quake strikes near Tres Pinos, Calif.

A shallow magnitude 3.5 earthquake was reported Sunday evening six miles from Tres Pinos, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 6:36 p.m. Pacific time at a depth of 2.5 miles. According to the USGS, the epicenter was 10 miles from Hollister, Calif., 13 miles from...

TGIF! Weekly Water News Summary, 13 - 19 May 2017

This is tardy - more so than usual. Spent most of the day with seven of my Water BFFs - Brenda Bateman, Kim Ogren,Harmony Burright (all from OWRD); Marshall Gannett, hydrogeologist extraordinaire from the USGS; David Gilbey from Aquatic Informatics; Heejun Chang from PSU; and Ken Reid from AWRA -...

4.0 earthquake strikes near Petrolia, Calif.

A shallow magnitude 4.0 earthquake was reported Wednesday evening 76 miles from Petrolia, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 8:20 p.m. Pacific time at a depth of 0.6 miles. According to the USGS, the epicenter was 77 miles from Ferndale, Calif., 82 miles from...

Earthquake: 3.1 quake strikes near Imperial

A shallow magnitude 3.1 earthquake was reported Tuesday morning two miles from Imperial, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 11:19 a.m. PDT at a depth of 8.7 miles. According to the USGS, the epicenter was five miles from El Centro and six miles from Seeley....

Magnitude 6.4 quake hits about 100 km off pacific coast of El Salvador: USGS

LONDON (Reuters) - A magnitude 6.4 quake hit about 100 km out in the Pacific off the coast of El Salvador on Friday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

Only 25 glaciers remain in Montana's shrinking Glacier National Park

Our warming climate is ravaging the storied glaciers of Montana's Glacier National Park. The United States Geological Survey (USGS) and Portland State University recently released data revealing the devastation of climate change on the area over 50 years. Show More Summary

Magnitude 6.8 quake hits off Antarctica: USGS

(Reuters) - A strong quake of magnitude 6.8 struck north of Antarctica on Wednesday, the U.S. Geological Survey said, but it was not expected to cause a tsunami.

Earthquake: 3.2 quake strikes near Redway

A shallow magnitude 3.2 earthquake was reported Tuesday afternoon 22 miles from Redway, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 1:40 p.m. PDT at a depth of 13.7 miles. According to the USGS, the epicenter was 24 miles from Rio Dell and 37 miles from Eureka. In the...

Quake of 6.8 magnitude strikes off Vanuatu in South Pacific: USGS

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.8 struck north of the South Pacific island nation of Vanuatu on Tuesday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said.

Ocean absorption of carbon dioxide compensates for emissions from seafloor methane seeps

The ocean waters near the surface of the Arctic Ocean absorbed 2,000 times more carbon dioxide from the atmosphere than the amount of methane that escaped into the atmosphere from the same waters, according to a study by the USGS Gas Hydrates Project and collaborators in Germany and Norway. Show More Summary

Earthquake: 3.5 quake strikes near Anza

A shallow magnitude 3.5 earthquake was reported Wednesday morning nine miles from Anza, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 8:44 a.m. PDT at a depth of 1.2 miles. According to the USGS, the epicenter was 10 miles from Palomar Observatory, 17 miles from Lake...

Earthquake jolts Santa Monica and West L.A.

A shallow magnitude 3.0 earthquake struck Santa Monica and West Los Angeles late Monday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 10:28 p.m. between Santa Monica and Pacific Palisades, according to the USGS. The jolt was felt across the Westside, Culver City and parts of...

Elaine J. Hanford's Bulletin Boards: 1) Geosciences; 2) Environmental Sciences; 3) Coastal Zone Management - 1 May 2017

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May 1 - what can I say? Our AWRA Aquatic Systems Connectivity Conference is off to an enthusiastic start. Lots of energy. Very few cancellations - glad to see the EPA, USGS, USDA,and other government folks here. Here is a link to the weekly water news and jobs for...

6.8-magnitude quake strikes the Philippines: USGS

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A 6.8-magnitude earthquake struck off the Philippines early Saturday, triggering a tsunami warning that was later lifted, Philippine and US authorities said. There were no immediate reports of casualties or damage from the quake, which shook the southern region of Mindanao just before dawn, Philippine officials said. Show More Summary

Central Chile hit by 6.9-magnitude quake: USGS

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A strong 6.9-magnitude earthquake rattled central Chile on Monday, US geologists said. The quake, which struck at 6:30 pm (2130 GMT), was centered about 38 kilometers (60 miles) off the coast of the resort city of Valparaiso. It had a depth of 9.8 kilometers (six miles), according to the US Geological Survey.

Central Chile hit by 7.1-magnitude quake: USGS

A strong 7.1-magnitude earthquake rattled central Chile on Monday, US geologists said. The quake, which struck at 6:30 pm (2130 GMT), was centered off the coast of the resort city of Valparaiso and had a depth of 9.8 kilometers (about six miles), according to the US Geological Survey. Show More Summary

Magnitude 6.7 quake strikes off Chilean coast, near Santiago: USGS

SANTIAGO (Reuters) - A strong 6.7-magnitude earthquake struck off the west coast of Chile, on Monday, near the capital Santiago, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

USGS finds vast reserves of salty water underground

A new nationwide study has unearthed the huge hidden potential of tapping into salty aquifers as a way to relieve the growing pressure on freshwater supplies across the United States.

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