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This month, our Volcano Watch articles are exploring U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) volcano observatories and their connections to Hawaii.
An initial 5.3-magnitude quake hit central Italy 7 kilometers (4.3 miles) west-northwest of Amatrice, a town devastated by powerful temblors last year, the US Geological Survey (USGS) reported. While the epicenter was 90 kilometers northeast of Rome ...
A shallow magnitude 3.1 earthquake was reported Tuesday evening 14 miles from Mammoth Lakes, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
wind turbine collisions and the deadly bat disease known as white-nose syndrome (WNS) can together intensify the decline of endangered Indiana bat populations in the midwestern United States, according to a recently published U.S. Geological Survey ...
A shallow 6.1-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Fiji today, the US Geological Survey said, but there were no immediate reports of damage.
USGS geophysicist Jana Parsley tells ( ) earthquakes are not rare in that area. Since January 2000, 51 earthquakes have been recorded within a 93 miles radius of the Florence area.
As part of Volcano Awareness Month, our January Volcano Watch articles are exploring the U.S. Geological Survey's volcano observatories and their connections to Hawaii.
As a series of storms continued to push through Northern California on Thursday, officials with the United States Geological Survey said they were keeping a close eye on the amount of water passing through Sacramento-area waterways.
A strong 6.4 magnitude earthquake struck on Tuesday off the Solomon Islands in South Pacific, the US Geological Survey (USGS) agency warned.
The United States Geological Survey recorded one quake near Helena and two near Medford.
According to the USGS, scientists fitted the female with the camera to track her daily activities, behaviors and feeding rates.
An earthquake of magnitude 5.3 Mw at a depth of 10 km occurred in southern Iran, on 6 January at 2.33 UTC. The epicentre was located approx.
With mudslides having such a widespread impact in the storm-battered Bay Area, scientists with the U.S. Geological Society are working on an early warning system for drivers and residents in saturated areas.
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It's January 2017, and, in addition to wishing you hauoli makahiki hou (happy New Year), the USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory (HVO) welcomes you to the eighth annual Volcano Awareness Month on the island of Hawaii!
Preparations for possible evacuations are underway in the Santa Cruz Mountains Thursday as the next big storm is expected to push rivers and creeks beyond the flood stage.
Hawaii VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK - Tina Neal, scientist-in-Charge of the USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory, talks about the New Year's Eve lava delta collapse at the Kamokuna ocean entry inside the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park.
MAGNITUDE 7.2 QUAKE HITS OFF Fiji- USGS. by Reuters. Tuesday, 3 January 2017 21:57 GMT. About our Humanitarian coverage. From major disaster, conflicts and under-reported stories, we shine a light on the world's humanitarian hotspots.
MAPPS has announced the release of model legislation for state legislatures to help coordinate state-level partnerships for the collection of enhanced elevation data in support of the nationwide effort led by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) in its 3D ...
If computers detect the rumbling of a lahar, that system alerts 24-hour emergency-monitoring and notification centers, which in turn activate a warning system, according to the USGS. Television and radio stations, such as NOAA Weather Radio, would ...
PAWNEE COUNTY, Oklahoma -. A small earthquake shook up residents in Pawnee County Saturday morning. The 3.0 magnitude earthquake struck at approximately 10:05 a.m.
... coal-tar-based sealants used on pavement are the primary source of toxic polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in streambed sediments in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, according to a new study from the US Geological Survey and the Milwaukee Metropolitan ...
A 5.5-magnitude earthquake hit near Japan's east coast on Saturday, the US Geological Survey said. The moderate quake hit at a shallow depth of 11km, 24km northeast of Tokyo, just after 5am (7am AEDT).
The quake, initially measured as a magnitude 6.4, was quite deep, at 72 km below the seabed, the USGS said. The Pacific tsunami Warning Centre (PTWC) did not immediately issue a tsunami warning and the quake was unlikely to cause one.
(Reuters) - A 5.7 magnitude earthquake, followed by a series of aftershocks, struck near Nevada's border with California early on Wednesday, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) said. The initial quake was recorded 29 km (18 miles) west southwest ...
Still, the U.S. Geological Survey is reporting a downward trend this year in the number of quakes. scientists say Oklahomans rode out nearly two quakes a day compared to only four and a half a day from last year.
An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.9 has hit eastern Japan, but no tsunami warning has been issued, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said. There were no immediate reports of damages or injuries but the quake shook buildings in the capital, ...
A 5.9 magnitude earthquake has struck 18 kilometers north-northeast of Daigo, Japan, the U.S. Geological Survey reported Wednesday.
The U.S. Geological Survey confirmed several earthquakes have struck northern Oklahoma, including one with a preliminary magnitude of 3.5.
Moscow (Sputnik) - The earthquake occurred at 01:23 GMT on Monday at a depth of 10 kilometers (approximately 6 miles), 61 kilometers (about 38 miles) north of Namuac, a city located in the Philipinne Cagayan Valley region, according to the USGS.
A shallow magnitude 3.1 earthquake was reported Saturday morning three miles from Santa Barbara, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 6:15 a.m. at a depth of 6.2 miles. According to the USGS, the epicenter was five miles ...
PAWNEE, Oklahoma -. Residents near Pawnee, Oklahoma were jolted Friday night following a 3.5 magnitude earthquake. Its epicenter was located just six miles northwest of Pawnee, 21 miles north, northeast of Stillwater, and 22 miles south, southeast of ...
Great Smoky Mountains National Park and nearby communities are at low risk of a mudslide or landslide after recent fires, according to the USGS' first-ever hazard assessment for an Eastern forest fire. In the midst of a hard holiday season for the ...
The epicenter was determined to be in Hanover between Beaverdam and Montpelier.
USGS: Small earthquake felt along Lake Winnipesaukee. NEW DURHAM - A small earthquake was detected Thursday morning in New Durham along Lake Winnipesaukee, federal officials have confirmed.
Two 3.3-magnitude earthquakes were recorded in Oklahoma, one Tuesday morning in southern Oklahoma and another Monday night in western Oklahoma.
A small earthquake with a magnitude of 3.5 has struck near Ocotillo, a city east of San Diego. The quake struck at around 5:25 p.m.
Based on results from its quarterly sample survey of aggregate producers in the United States, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) estimates that 397 million metric tons (Mt) of crushed stone was produced and shipped during the third quarter of 2016 ...
Septentrio has completed delivery of PolaRx5 multi-constellation GNSS reference receivers and antenna systems to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). The monitoring systems will be deployed through the Volcano Hazards Program (VHP) for volcano ...
The U.S. Geological Survey has updated its readings for an earthquake and aftershock that shook San Luis Obispo County near Templeton on Wednesday morning.
The Memorandum of Understanding, which was signed on July 9, 2016 at Bengaluru will enable ISRO to receive USGS's Landsat-7 and 8 in India and USGS to receive the Indian space agency's Resourcesat-2 (AWiFS and LISS III) data of American region.
With imagery and data from Landsat 8, a joint mission of NASA and the U.S. Geological Survey, scientists are providing a near-real-time view of every large glacier and ice sheet on Earth.
"The rapid deployment of seismic stations by the USGS allowed us to precisely locate the aftershock sequence. High-quality data sets such as these are critical when trying to understand the shaking produced by these events and therefore are an ...
New York: An earthquake measuring 5.7 on the Richter scale jolted Central East Pacific Rise at 14:33:12 GMT on Sunday, the US Geological Survey said. The epicentre, with a depth of 10 km, was initially determined to be at 9.1306 degrees south latitude ...
The quake near Waukomis, about 60 miles northwest of Oklahoma City, was recorded early Saturday by the U.S. Geological Survey. Magnitude 3.3 earthquakes were recorded Sunday morning near Perry, about 55 miles north of Oklahoma City, and on ...
An earthquake measuring 6.1 on the Richter scale jolted 131 km off Arawa, Papua New Guinea on Sunday, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said. The epicenter, with a depth of 157.1 km, was initially determined to be at 5.66 degrees south latitude and ...





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