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The U.S. Geological Survey said the magnitude 2.7 quake centered on East Kingston struck about 9:30 a.m. at a depth of 6.3 kilometers. John Ebel, a senior research scientist at Boston College's Weston Observatory, said people near the epicenter would probably have heard a loud boom, while people ...
the White House's new budget proposal, released on Monday, calls for massive cuts to the US Geological Survey or USGS, a scientific agency that studies natural resources and potential natural disasters, including earthquakes. While Congress technically holds the federal purse strings, the Trump ...

KINGFISHER COUNTY, Oklahoma -. A small earthquake shook up residents in Kingfisher County. The 3.1 magnitude earthquake struck at approximately 9:34 p.m. Its epicenter was located four miles north of Dover, five miles south of Hennessey, 13 miles east, northeast of Loyal and 44 miles north, ...
DOVER, Okla. - Residents in one Oklahoma community felt a little rocking and rolling early Monday morning. According to the U.S. Geological Survey, a 3.7 magnitude earthquake rattled the town of Dover around 2:20 a.m. on Monday. Officials say the earthquake was centered just three miles north of the ...
U.S. Geological Survey says a shallow, magnitude-6.1 earthquake has struck just off Taiwan's east coast. By The Associated Press. TAIPEI, Taiwan -- Feb 4, 2018, 9:44 AM ET. 0 Shares. email. Star. 0 Shares. Email · U.S. Geological Survey says a shallow, magnitude-6.1 earthquake has struck just off Taiwan's east coast.
Primary aluminum production fell for the fifth straight year, according to the USGS report, dropping 12% to reach its lowest level since 1951. Meanwhile, aluminum imports increased by 16% (a shade above the 15.5% increase in steel imports). Which states led the way in mining production last year? Eleven ...

Domestic production of industrial sand increased more than 36 percent in 2017 as Wisconsin again led the nation, according to new numbers from the U.S. Geological Survey. Total U.S. production was about 105 million metric tons, worth an estimated $3.5 billion, according to the agency's 2017 Mineral ...
AFP adds: A powerful 6.1 magnitude earthquake struck northern Afghanistan Wednesday, the USGS said, sending people in Kabul rushing into the streets ... Afghanistan's northern border with Tajikistan in the Hindu Kush mountains at a depth of 191 kilometres (119 miles), the US Geological Survey said.
Kabul, Afghanistan (UPDATED) - A powerful 6.1 magnitude earthquake struck northern Afghanistan on Wednesday, January 31, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said, sending people in Kabul rushing into the streets and creating tremors as far away as Islamabad and New Delhi. The quake struck at ...
A former geologist and NASA astronaut, James Reilly II, has been selected by the Trump Administration to lead the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), according to a 26 January notice from the White House. Reilly, a former Ph.D. petroleum geologist who was educated at the University of Texas at Dallas and ...
INTERIOR. USGS pick faces new ordeal after space, ice and deep water. Michael Doyle, E&E News reporter. Published: Tuesday, January 30, 2018. Former astronaut James F. Reilly II hinted at an upcoming career change last June 6, well before his nomination to head the U.S. Geological Survey.
After hundreds of hours in space, former astronaut James Reilly is set to keep his eyes peeled on the US landscape. President Donald Trump will nominate Reilly to lead the US Geological Survey (USGS), the White House announced on 26 January. Reilly is now a technical adviser for the US Air Force's ...
The Trump Administration proposed $922 million for USGS in 2016, 15 percent below the $1.085 billion it received in the fiscal year 2017 omnibus spending bill. The proposed budget did include a $22 million increase in ground systems development for Landsat 9, the next spacecraft in the Landsat series, ...
President Donald Trump plans to nominate James Reilly, a former NASA astronaut and exploration geologist, to lead the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), the White House announced today. If confirmed, the 63-year-old Reilly would lead a science agency whose researchers monitor for earthquakes and ...
The USGS reports that the quake with a preliminary magnitude of 4.0 occurred just after 2 a.m. Thursday. It was centered about eight miles northeast of Trabuco Canyon, which is located 31 miles southeast of Anaheim. The quake had a depth of about 6 miles. The Orange County Sheriff's Office tells The ...
The USGS reported that at 7:28 a.m. Thursday a 3.0-magnitude earthquake took place around 8 miles north-northeast of Snyder. Thursday's tremor was the second in West Texas this year (the other was on Jan. 2 near Pecos). It was the first in two months -- and the eighth in the past 365 days -- in the area ...
District general manager Patrick Hayes maintains new data from U.S. Geological Survey call into question that barrier; Ormat's Paul Thomsen called that data inadequate. ... Given the high interest in this subject, the USGS is working to complete such an analysis, and make public an accompanying report." ...

The quake, which rattled just before 8:40 a.m., was reported to have hit about 102 miles west of Capetown and roughly 115 miles away from Eureka, according to the USGS. A magnitude 5.0 aftershock followed roughly 45 minutes later, according to the USGS. The temblor also did not trigger any tsunami ...
The US Geological Survey (USGS) map tracks where the earthquake hit 13km (eight miles) north-east of Trabuco Canyon in California. The maps below show that shaking was felt as far away as Los Angeles with people from California taking to twitter to report the earthquake. WSPA-TV Daybreak anchor ...
The quake, which rattled just before 8:40 a.m., was reported to have hit about 102 miles west of Capetown and roughly 115 miles away from Eureka, according to the USGS. A magnitude 5.0 aftershock followed roughly 45 minutes later, according to the USGS. The temblor also did not trigger any tsunami ...
The 7.9 earthquake in Alaska yesterday caused a flood of media attention for Florence as social media lit up with concerns of why there was no notification of a possible tsunami. Even television media swept through the area for a story. The reason that Florence did not receive a message of a Tsunami ...
The quake was recorded at 8:28 a.m. with the epicenter located near Sandy Lane off Loop 12, north of State Highway 114. No damage reports have been received. The Irving-area recorded an unusual cluster of quakes from October 2014 until December 2015. Most of the quakes in that cluster ranged ...
A U.S. Geological Survey map shows that perceived shaking was estimated to be light (in aqua color) close to the epicenter near Gilroy, while weak shaking ... Residents reporting what they felt on the USGS' crowd-sourcing "Did You Feel It?" program reported feeling light shaking in Santa Clara and Santa ...
The quake struck at 0931 GMT in the gulf of Alaska, 280 kilometers (175 miles) southeast of the town of Kodiak, the US Geological Survey said. The NWS Pacific tsunami Warning Center said that, based on the preliminary earthquake parameters, "widespread hazardous tsunami waves were possible".
Two small earthquakes with preliminary magnitudes of 3.6 and 2.7 shook near Gilroy and Watsonville on Tuesday night, according to the U.S. Geological Society. The larger of the two temblors, initially measured at 3.9, struck at about 10:02 p.m. and was about 4.5 miles deep. It was followed by the smaller ...
A powerful earthquake of magnitude 8.2 struck off the southern coast of Alaska early Tuesday, the US Geological Survey said. tsunami warnings were issued for ... The quake struck at 0931 GMT in the gulf of Alaska, 280 kilometers southeast of the town of Kodiak, the USGS said. The epicenter was 10 kms ...
Indonesians stand outside their office buildings after a 6.4 magnitude quake hit Jakarta on Jan 23, 2018. (Photo: AFP/Bay Ismoyo). 23 Jan 2018 03:06PM (Updated: 23 Jan 2018 05:11PM ). Share this content. Bookmark. JAKARTA: Indonesia's capital Jakarta was rocked Tuesday (Jan 23) by a strong earthquake which ...
The quake struck at 0931 GMT in the gulf of Alaska, 280 kilometers (175 miles) southeast of the town of Kodiak, the US Geological Survey said. The NWS Pacific tsunami Warning Center said that, based on the preliminary earthquake parameters, "widespread hazardous tsunami waves were possible".
The results showed a lot of uncertainty, and that's partly because there isn't historic data for how much water flows in the creeks that supply Aspen's drinking water. That's set to change. The USGS and city staff installed a gage to measure stream flow on Maroon Creek near T-Lazy 7 ranch last November.
Employees of the U.S. Geological Survey in Menlo Park, one of the largest federal facilities in the mid-Peninsula, have been told to come into work today (Jan. 22) to close the campus down because of the federal government shutdown. However, the Department of Veterans' Affairs hospitals in Palo Alto ...
UW-L December graduate and U.S. Geological Survey Biologist Nick Schloesser worked at USGS as an undergraduate student. He began a full-time career at USGS after his 2008 graduation and continued while earning his UW-L master's degree in biology. Through a "career pathways" position, he was ...
Santiago, Chile (AP) -- The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 6.3 earthquake has struck northern Chile. The quake, which was deep at 110 kilometers (68 miles), struck at 10:06 p.m. local time Saturday. The epicenter in Tarapaca was 76 kilometers (47 miles) east of the city of Putre, and 118 ...
The United States Geological Survey (USGS) presented an update of their ongoing IWV recharge study to the IWV Groundwater Authority at the IWVGA's board meeting on Thursday morning. The study thus far shows an estimated recharge rate around the ranges of below 10,000 acre-feet of water per year ...
This map from the U.S. Geological Survey indicates the location of an earthquake that struck around 45 miles north-northeast of Loreto, Mexico, on Friday, Jan. 19, 2018. (USGS). KABC. By ABC7.com staff. Friday, January 19, 2018 11:19AM. gulf OF California (KABC) --. A preliminary-magnitude 6.3 earthquake struck ...
SAN JOSE -- A 3.0 magnitude earthquake shook the South Bay on Wednesday, the U.S. Geological Survey reported. The temblor hit at 6:41 p.m. about 14 miles east-southeast of San Jose at a depth of 3.1 miles, according to the USGS. There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage. The USGS ...
Detroit - The search continues for meteorite around Metro Detroit and beyond following a meteor earthquake that rattled The Great Lakes region on Tuesday. Now, the USGS estimates the epicenter of the meteor earthquake to be north of Chelsea, somewhere between Ann Arbor and East Lansing.
A 3.0-magnitude earthquake struck north of Morgan Hill on Wednesday evening, according U.S. Geological Survey officials. The quake struck at 6:41 p.m. and had a depth of 6 kilometers. Further details were not immediately available. Sponsored Links Sponsored Links · Promoted Links Promoted Links.
Both NASA and the U.S. Geological Survey have confirmed that a meteorite entered Earth's atmosphere above southeastern Michigan on Tuesday night. The meteorite created a fiery streak seen as far away as New York City, as well as a loud boom heard by many in the Detroit area. Eyewitness accounts ...
A 3.0-magnitude earthquake struck north of Morgan Hill on Wednesday evening, according U.S. Geological Survey officials. The quake struck at 6:41 p.m. and had a depth of 6 kilometers. Further details were not immediately available. Sponsored Links Sponsored Links · Promoted Links Promoted Links.
Detroit - The United States Geological Survey confirmed Tuesday that a meteor was sighted over Metro Detroit and caused a magnitude 2.0 earthquake, according to the National Weather Service. USGS confirms meteor occurred around 810pm, causing a magnitude 2.0 earthquake: ...
NEW YORK - An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.8 struck Nicaragua about 50 miles southwest of Rivas on Tuesday, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) said. An initial alert from the USGS put the magnitude at 6.0 but it revised it some minutes later. It said the tremor had a depth of 24.4 miles.
A preliminary-magnitude 3.8 earthquake shook central San Bernardino County late Sunday morning, the U.S. Geological Survey said. ... The quake struck at 11:56 a.m. and was centered about 47 miles north of Twentynine Palms, in the Bristol Mountains north of the 40 Freeway, according to the USGS.
The United States Geological Service (USGS) said the 7.6 magnitude quake struck in the Caribbean sea between the coast of Honduras and the Cayman Islands. The quake was centered about 125.4 miles north/northeast off the coast of Barra Patucca, Honduras, and located about 25 miles from ...
The U.S. Geological Survey measured the quake at a preliminary magnitude of 7.6. The tremor struck in the sea about 125 miles (202 kilometers) north-northeast of Barra Patuca, Honduras, and 188 miles (303 kilometers) southwest of George Town, Cayman Islands. The tremor occurred about 6 miles (10 ...
(Reuters) - A earthquake of magnitude 5.5 struck east of Imphal, capital of India's northeastern state of Manipur, on Sunday, the U.S. Geological Survey said. There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage from the quake, which was 22.8 km (14 miles) deep and hit 101 km (63 miles) east of Imphal.
Light shaking was felt in the capital of Taipei, about 120 kilometers north of Hualien City, according to reports sent to the US Geological Survey. Three buildings have collapsed, ... A 5.4 aftershock hit near Hualien City shortly after the larger earthquake, according to the USGS. There have been several other ...
The quake struck at 0931 GMT in the gulf of Alaska, 280 kilometers southeast of the town of Kodiak, the US Geological Survey said. The epicenter was 10 kilometers under the seabed. tsunami warnings were issued for Alaska and the west coast of Canada, the National Tsunami Warning Center said.
Yangon: A strong 6.0-magnitude earthquake hit a remote region of central Myanmar early on Friday (Jan 12), the US Geological Survey said. The shallow quake struck some 40 kilometres (24 miles) west of the town of Pyu, the USGS said. It was followed by three weaker tremors in the region, all of ...
A shallow magnitude 4.0 earthquake was reported Tuesday evening nine miles from San Jose, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 10:32 p.m. Pacific time at a depth of 5.6 miles. According to the USGS, the epicenter was four miles from East Foothills, five miles from Alum Rock, ...
The JWSC recently decided to reduce its contributions to the U.S Geological Survey to $50,000 of the $129,050 it contributed in 2015 and 2016. Utility commissioners also agreed to solicit contributions from others in the Golden Isles, all of them former members of Water Resources Management Council.


 

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