Stanford U. scientists and USGS seismologists have revealed new evidence confirming cases fracking water contamination and fracking earthquakes Fracking Water Contamination And Earthquakes R 4 Realz, Sez Science-Denying Scientists was...Show More Summary
When you're a developer like Joe, and your clients all have dedicated servers, and they all call at the same time to complain that their servers have gone down, you can't help but start hoping there was an earthquake. Unless the data...Show More Summary
Some 66 million years ago, a 10-km diameter chunk of rock hit the Yucatan peninsula with the force of 100 teratons of TNT. It left a crater more than 150 km across, and the resulting megatsunami, wildfires, global earthquakes and volcanism are widely accepted to have wiped out the dinosaurs and made way for the rise of the mammals. Show More Summary
San Francisco is poised to become the first city in California to close a major loophole in laws that keep schoolchildren safe during earthquakes.
The USGS research is just the latest in a string of studies that have suggested disposed fracking wastewater is migrating along dormant fault lines, changing their state of stress, and causing them to fail. The post Scientists Find ‘Direct Link’ Between Earthquakes And Fracking Wastewater Process appeared first on ThinkProgress.
A shallow magnitude 2.6 earthquake was reported Tuesday morning one mile from Palos Verdes Estates, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 8:11 a.m. PDT at a depth of 4.3 miles.
September is National Preparedness Month. The Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Department of Homeland Security hope to educate the public and raise awareness of how to respond and react in the event of any kind of emergency. Show More Summary
Buildings in Tokyo shook Tuesday as a strong quake hit Japan, AFP reporters in the city said, but there was no immediate risk of a tsunami and no damage was reported. Seismologists said the epicentre was around 44 kilometres north-northeast of the Japanese capital and was located around 50...
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The Napa 6.0-magnitude earthquake has released tens of thousands of gallons of groundwater into the area's drought-dry creek beds Locals are thrilled — but a geologist warns the babbling brooks could deplete scarce water supplies rather...Show More Summary
Hurricane Odile hit near Cabo San Lucas on the Baja Peninsula Sunday night. It was followed by a 5.3 earthquake further north, near San Felipe, Baja California, according to the WeatherChannel. Never seen the arch like this #cabo #cabosanlucas...Show More Summary
A shallow magnitude 3.3 earthquake was reported Sunday afternoon 21 miles from Inyokern, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 5:56 p.m. Pacific time at a depth of 6.2 miles.
Chris Wondolowski's goal in the 66th minute drew the San Jose Earthquakes even with the Los Angeles Galaxy for a 1-1 tie in the final California Clasico of the season on Sunday.
After tracking seismic shifts, researchers say a major quake may occur off the coast of Istanbul.
In the early hours of Aug. 24, a 6.0 magnitude earthquake jolted Californians awake in terror across the Bay Area. But one UC Berkeley professor received five seconds of warning from a $110 homemade device. Now, Josh Bloom has gone public...Show More Summary
Her doctor's words shook her like an earthquake: "If you don't lose weight, you won't get to your 60th birthday."
President Barack Obama has accepted Governor Jerry Brown's request to declare a major disaster for Napa and Solano Counties following the crippling 6.0 magnitude earthquake that shook the region on Aug. 24, making emergency federal funds available to victims of the natural disaster. Show More Summary
The Golden State assesses damage from last month's Napa quake, argues over Diablo Canyon and looks at a possible new early warning tool
This article is by editor Linda Vergon. This week, Phoenix, Arizona, had extreme flooding and, before that, Napa, California, experienced a 6.0-magnitude earthquake. Landslides, earthquakes, extreme heat, floods, hurricanes, severe weather,...Show More Summary