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  • Earthquake Felt in Maryland (Vanity)

    11/30/2017 1:57:53 PM PST · by scouter · 58 replies
    Scouter | 11/30/2017 | Scouter
    I just felt an earthquake and checked the USGS. Sure enough: Strength: 5.1 Time: 2017-11-30 21:47:30 (UTC) Location: 39.184°N 75.378°W Depth: 8.1 km
  • Earthquake felt in Delaware, New Jersey, Maryland, and Pennsylvania (4.4)

    11/30/2017 2:02:51 PM PST · by markomalley · 63 replies
    BNO News ^ | 11/30/17
    Credit: USGS A moderate earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.1 has struck Delaware, with shaking felt as far away as Baltimore, New Jersey, Philadelphia, and New York City, seismologists and residents say. Only few details were immediately available. The earthquake, which struck at around 4:47 p.m. on Thursday, was centered about 6.4 miles northeast of Dover, or 11 miles southeast of Smyrna. It struck at a depth of 5 miles, making it a very shallow earthquake. According to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), the earthquake had a preliminary magnitude of 5.1. People across the region - as far...
  • Earthquake centered in DE

    11/30/2017 2:23:01 PM PST · by NativeSon · 29 replies
    Thought someone was ransacking my upstairs
  • 6.2 magnitude earthquake strikes Oaxaca, Mexico

    09/23/2017 7:31:20 AM PDT · by mandaladon · 62 replies
    CNN ^ | 23 Sep 2017
    (CNN)A 6.2 magnitude earthquake struck Oaxaca, Mexico, early Saturday, according to the US Geological Survey. The quake was located 4 miles from Lázaro Cárdenas in southern Oaxaca. USGS puts the depth at 32 kilometers. Developing story - more to come
  • Major Quake: Mexico City

    09/19/2017 11:33:02 AM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 102 replies
    AP ^ | 19 SEP 17 | staff
    MEXICO CITY (AP) -- A powerful earthquake jolted Mexico City on Tuesday, causing buildings to sway sickeningly on the anniversary of a 1985 quake that did major damage to the capital. The extent of damage or injuries was not immediately clear, but people fled office buildings along the central Reforma Avenue. Mexico's seismological agency calculated its preliminary magnitude at 6.8 and said its center was east of the city in the state of Puebla. Pictures fell from walls and objects were shaken off of flat surfaces. Some people dove for cover under desks. Earlier in the day buildings across the...
  • Mexico earthquake: Tsunami alert as magnitude 8 tremor rattles buildings in the capital

    09/07/2017 10:23:16 PM PDT · by Drago · 32 replies
    Telegraph - UK ^ | 09/07/2017 | Chris Graham
    A very powerful earthquake has struck south Mexico, shaking buildings in the capital. The USGS said a magnitude 8 quake struck 123 km (76 miles) southwest of the town of Pijijiapan, at a depth of 33 km (21 miles). Widespread, hazardous tsunami waves were possible, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre said...
  • USGS: AN EARTHQUAKE WITH A PRELIMINARY MAGNITUDE OF 8 HAS STRUCK OFF MEXICO'S SOUTHERN COAST

    09/07/2017 10:20:19 PM PDT · by advance_copy · 208 replies
    AP ^ | 9/8/2017
    MEXICO CITY (AP) -- USGS: An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 8 has struck off Mexico's southern coast.
  • Yellowstone Volcano-Related Earthquake Swarm?

    09/03/2017 12:30:37 AM PDT · by Oscar in Batangas · 71 replies
    USGS ^ | unpublished | Self
    37 quakes -one was 5.3 on the Richter scale- NE of Soda Springs, Idaho (southwest of Yellowstone) in the past 7 hours. Close enough to be of possible concern?) Suspicious action from a fairly quiet area.
  • Yellowstone earthquake swarm becomes one of the biggest on record with 2,300 quakes since June 2017

    09/03/2017 9:56:59 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 47 replies
    Strange Sounds - ^ | Sep 3, 2017
    The ongoing swarm at Yellowstone National Park is now one of the longest and largest on record. The largest swarm ever recorded was in October 1985; it lasted for three months and included more than 3,000 earthquakes. There was another large swarm in 2010, when more than 2,000 events were recorded over a month. ... As of August 30, 2,357 earthquakes had been recorded. The most powerful in recent weeks was magnitude 3.3; it took place on August 21. The most powerful in the current swarm was a magnitude 4.4, which was recorded on June 15. Yellowstone has had dozens...
  • M6.3 Earthquake or Explosion in North Korea

    09/02/2017 9:14:02 PM PDT · by Reno89519 · 440 replies
    USGS ENS ^ | September 3, 2017 | USGS ENS
    Possible explosion, located near the site where North Korea has detonated nuclear explosions in the past. M 6.3 Explosion - 24km ENE of Sungjibaegam, North Korea 2017-09-03 03:30:01 UTC 41.343°N 129.053°E 0.0 km depth
  • New 4.6 Magnitude Earthquake Detected In North Korea Due To 'Cave In': China

    09/02/2017 11:21:50 PM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 8 replies
    NDTV ^ | September 03, 2017
    New 4.6 Magnitude Earthquake Detected In North Korea Due To 'Cave In': China A 4.6 magnitude earthquake followed the initial earthquake of 6.3 magnitude in North Korea, which is believed to have been caused by a nuclear test. World | Agence France-Presse | Updated: September 03, 2017 11:20 IST BEIJING: A second earthquake due to a "cave in" has been detected near North Korea's nuclear test site, the China Earthquake Network Center said Sunday, minutes after a major explosion recorded by US experts indicated a sixth atomic test. The new 4.6 magnitude quake at a depth of zero kilometers could...
  • America the Beautiful - National Parks & Federal Recreational Lands Senior Pass ($10 to $80 8/28)

    08/25/2017 9:07:37 AM PDT · by Perseverando · 37 replies
    USGS.gov ^ | August 25, 2017 | USGS website
    Due to the sudden popular demand for Senior Passes, we have partnered with Your Pass Now to simplify the order process for Senior Passes. You will be redirected to their external web site. Click Here to Purchase Your Senior Pass with Your Pass Now $10 Lifetime pass Please note that the price of the lifetime Senior Pass will increase to $80 on August 28, 2017. Also, a new $20 annual Senior Pass will become available at the same time. Click HERE for more information regarding the changes in the Senior Pass Program. For U.S. citizens or permanent residents age 62...
  • Colorado shale is almost size of Marcellus;

    08/08/2017 10:01:26 AM PDT · by ckilmer · 48 replies
    fc-gi.com ^ | Jun 14, 2016
    Intelligence brief: Colorado shale is almost size of Marcellus; Pipeline bill calls for new technologies Jun 14, 2016 Colorado is famous for its high peaks; now it could also be known for its shale Colorado sits on 40 times more natural gas than previously thought, according to an updated estimate by the US Geological Survey.The USGS said the Mancos Shale in the Piceance Basin contains about 66 trillion cubic feet of undiscovered, technically recoverable shale natural gas, 74 million barrels of shale oil and 45 million barrels of natural-gas liquids, according to the estimate, the first since 2003.More than 2,000...
  • Magnitude 7.7 quake hits Alaska - USGS

    07/17/2017 5:05:11 PM PDT · by SMGFan · 49 replies
    Reuters MSN ^ | July 17, 2017
    A powerful quake of magnitude 7.7 struck in the northern Pacific Ocean between the tip of the Aleutian Islands and Russia's Kamchatka, the U.S. Geological Survey said.  The quake was shallow and powerful enough to trigger a tsunami but there was no immediate advisory.
  • Earthquake, aftershocks rattle western Montana [5.8 magnitude]

    07/06/2017 5:06:25 AM PDT · by simpson96 · 21 replies
    Associated Press ^ | 7/6/2017 | Staff
    MISSOULA, Mont. - A 5.8 magnitude earthquake struck western Montana around 12:30 a.m. Thursday. The National Weather Service in Great Falls said on Twitter that the shaking was felt as far away as 500 miles (805 kilometers). The U.S. Geological Survey says the the 5.8 magnitude earthquake hit just after midnight about 6 miles (9.7 kilometers) southeast of Lincoln.
  • Yellowstone Earthquake Swarm Hits Entire Park, More Than 60 On Friday Alone

    06/17/2017 9:01:58 PM PDT · by blam · 163 replies
    Intellihub ^ | 6-17-2017 | Shephard Ambellas
    YELLOWSTONE REGION (INTELLIHUB) — U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) seismology reports conclude that a massive swarm of earthquakes swept through the park triggering more than 60 separate events in which seismographs spiked to magnitudes of up to 5.0. Friday. Experts fear that the supervolcano is long overdue for an eruption capable of wiping out a vast amount of human, animal, and plant life in the Continental United States. Scientists currently believe that there’s a 10% chance that a “supervolcanic Category 7 eruption” could take place this century, as pointed out by theoretical physicist Michio Kaku who appeared on a segment for...
  • Could treated sewage be a tool against sea-level rise? [AGW doomage]

    01/14/2017 7:15:38 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 31 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Jan 14, 2017 9:31 AM EST | Ben Finley
    Scientists say treated wastewater could help Virginia’s coast respond to rising seas. A local sanitation department for the Hampton Roads region wants to start injecting the water deep underground instead of dumping it in rivers that flow into the Chesapeake Bay. The U.S. Geological Survey says the water could likely expand the sandy aquifer underground, causing the ground to rise. …
  • Big One coming? Powerful 6.8 magnitude earthquake rocks California

    12/08/2016 11:13:14 AM PST · by McGruff · 53 replies
    Daily Star ^ | December 8, 2016 | Alex Hickson
    The epicentre was 165km west of Ferndale, California, at a shallow depth of 10km according to the scientific agency. No tsumami warning was issued, but a massive 7.8 magnitude quake in the Solomon Islands followed soon after. Social media users said they felt the California tremor in San Francisco, about 418.43 km south.
  • Earthquake in Pacific ocean

    12/08/2016 6:57:31 AM PST · by RevelationDavid · 78 replies
    Ferndale is about 25 Miles Eureka.
  • Tsunami Watch issued for all [Hawaii] islands after 8.0 magnitude quake near Solomon Islands

    12/08/2016 10:17:08 AM PST · by Jyotishi · 44 replies
    Hawaii News Now ^ | Thursday, December 8th 2016, 8:03 am HST | KGMB and KHNL
    HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - A Tsunami Watch has been issued for all Hawaiian islands after a large earthquake struck near the Solomon Islands, according to the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center. The quake, which struck around 7:38 a.m. HST, measured at a preliminary magnitude of 8.0, the U.S. Geological Survey said. If tsunami waves impact Hawaii, the estimated earliest arrival of the first tsunami wave would be 2:56 p.m. HST. Details are limited at this time, but the PTWC is investigating the threat to Hawaii.  This story will be updated.