U.S. Geological Survey

7.7 M earthquake shakes areas near the Solomon Islands

- The U.S. Geological Survey is reporting that a magnitude-7.7 earthquake has struck in waters off of the Solomon Islands. Earlier reports indicated …

Los Angeles

Trump Administration Backed Off Including These Critical Items In Latest Tariffs

5:02 PM 09/18/2018<p>The Trump administration backed off including widely used rare earth metals on its list of tariff goods released Monday after …

Rare Earth

Earthquake of 6 magnitude strikes off Solomon Islands

(Reuters) - A 6.0 magnitude earthquake stuck off the Solomon Islands in the South Pacific on Tuesday, the U.S. Geological Survey said. There were no immediate reports of damage or casualties.<p>The quake, first measured at 6.2, was 55 km (32 miles) deep and centered 37 km southeast of Gizo in an area …

World News

Magnitude-3.3 Earthquake Hits Lake Henshaw

Dozens of people from El Cajon to Bonsall reported feeling a magnitude-3.3 earthquake that hit just north of Lake Henshaw around 4:37 a.m. Sunday, …

San Diego

Small quake rattles rural San Diego

×<p>Small quake rattles rural San Diego<p>SANTA YSABEL, Calif. — A small earthquake struck a rural corner of San Diego County in the early morning hours …

San Diego

Map: Bay Area major earthquakes and fault lines

The map shows the major seismic faults in the San Francisco Bay Area (colored lines) and the epicenters of the recorded earthquakes of magnitude 5 or …

San Francisco Bay Area

South Carolina hit with 2.6 magnitude earthquake as Florence makes landfall

As the South Carolina coast had its eye on Hurricane Florence, another force of nature hit South Carolina on the other side of the state.<p>On Thursday …

South Carolina

More than 30 inches in 24 hours. A Hurricane Florence rainfall record in Atlantic Beach.

More than 30 inches of rain has fallen near Atlantic Beach since Hurricane Florence began there, according to preliminary data from the U.S. …

North Carolina

No tsunami threat from small earthquake off Lanai

ADVERTISING<p>A small earthquake occurred today off Lanai.<p>The magnitude 3.6 quake occurred at about 12:55 a.m., about 27 miles south of Kaumalapua on …

Hawaii

South Carolina Earthquake: 2.6 Quake Hits Ahead Of Hurricane Florence

A magnitude 2.6 earthquake hit near McCormick, South Carolina, on Thursday morning, having little impact, but gaining residents’ attention given the …

South Carolina

Sex, Lies, and Grappling Hooks: How Parasitic Beetles Trick Bees

AnimalsWeird & Wild<p>The life cycle of a blister beetle is not only fascinating, it may be shedding new light on how new species form.<p>Imagine going on a first date with someone whose perfume drives you wild. But when you lean in for that first kiss, you realize your suitor is actually nothing more …

Beetles

Thousands of Pacific walruses again herd up on Alaska coast

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Thousands of Pacific walruses have again gathered on the northwest shore of Alaska as the Chukchi Sea approaches its annual sea ice minimum.<p>Residents of the Inupiaq village of Point Lay on Aug. 22 reported hearing walruses, said Andrea Medeiros, spokeswoman in Alaska for …

Walruses

More Than 60 Percent of Turtle Species Extinct or Threatened

A majority of turtles are threatened or extinct, according to a new report.<p>Researchers from the University of Georgia, The U.S. Geological Survey, …

Turtles

Cordova Glacier, Alaska Loses a Lake & a Tributary

Cordova Glacier retreat and glacier separation revealed by Landsat images from 1987 and 2018, red arrow is the 1987 terminus position of main glacier …

Landsat

Small Earthquakes Rattle Reading Area

<i>Follow CBSPHILLY</i> <i>Facebook</i> <i>|</i> <i>Twitter</i><p><i>PHILADELPHIA (CBS)</i> – The U.S. Geological Survey website is reporting a 1.8 magnitude earthquake was recorded around …

Earthquakes

Florence ‘very likely’ to cause beach erosion along 75 percent of NC coast

As it makes landfall, Hurricane Florence is “very likely” to erode beaches along about 75 percent of North Carolina’s coast, experts with the U.S. …

North Carolina

2 Small Earthquakes Hit Eastern Pa.

What to Know<p>A 1.9 magnitude quake was recorded in Shillington and a 1.7 magnitude quake was recorded in Mohnton Wednesday morning.<p>The quakes did no …

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5.3 earthquake hits western Nicaragua: USGS

(Reuters) - An earthquake of magnitude 5.3 struck 29 km west southwest of the Nicaraguan city of Nagarote at a depth of 111 km, the U.S. Geological Survey reported on Wednesday.<p>Nicaragua's disaster prevention agency said on Twitter that no damage was immediately reported, and that the quake had …

World News

What Made This Man Pretend to Be Black? Clarence Rivers King – Geologist, Mountaineer, and Author

Clarence Rivers King was a geologist, mountaineer, and author. He served as the first director of the United States Geological Survey from 1879 to …

New York City

2 small earthquakes rattle parts of north-central Oklahoma

Two earthquakes recorded within less than one minute of each other have rattled an area of northern Oklahoma.<p>The U.S. Geological Survey says each of the earthquakes was recorded Tuesday about 16 miles (27 kilometers) west-southwest of Perry.<p>Geologists say a 3.3 magnitude earthquake that was …

Natural Gas

No, you’re not imagining things — Whatcom did have a small quake Tuesday morning

Chances are you were driving to work or school, and even if you weren’t, you probably just didn’t notice it, but Whatcom County shook with a small …

Geology

Breaking the spell

1.<p>Zhang, C., Zhong, L., Fu, X., Wang, J. & Wu, Z. <i>Environ. Sci. Technol.</i> <b>50</b>, 1642–1652 (2016).<p>2.<p><i>U.S. Geological Survey</i> (U.S. Geological Survey, U. S. …

U.S. Dept. of Energy

Victoria residents woke up to morning earthquake Sunday

The quake occurred at 5:55 a.m. in the Juan de Fuca Strait, 30 kilometres southeast of Victoria, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.<p>A …

Geology

Strong quake hits near New Zealand but no tsunami threat

A strong but deep earthquake has struck near New Zealand but didn't immediately cause damage or injuries and a tsunami wasn't expected.<p>The magnitude …

New Zealand

3.3-magnitude earthquake felt by Victoria, B.C., residents

An earthquake early Sunday morning in the Strait of Juan de Fuca was felt by residents in Victoria, B.C.<p>According to the United States Geological …

Natural Disasters

Earthquake in Meerut, tremors felt in parts of Delhi

Earthquake in Meerut: This comes less than 24 hours after a quake measuring 3.8 on the richer scale hit Haryana Haryana’s Jhajjar district on Sunday …

Natural Disasters

Woman seriously injured after mistaking dynamite for candle

Authorities say police will not be pressing charges because the victim had no previous knowledge the illegal explosive devices were in the home.

South Carolina

Earthquake of 6.4 magnitude strikes southern Philippines: USGS

Updated: September 08, 2018 13:09 IST<p>MANILA:, September 08, 2018 13:09 IST<p>Updated: September 08, 2018 13:09 IST<p>more-in<p>An earthquake of 6.4 magnitude …

Natural Disasters

Magnitude 2.8 earthquake strikes near Oakland, USGS reports

A 2.8 magnitude earthquake struck near Oakland Saturday afternoon, according to the USGS<p>The quake struck along the Hayward Fault at approximately …

Natural Disasters

2.8-magnitude earthquake strikes East Bay

A 2.8-magnitude earthquake hit the East Bay Saturday afternoon, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.<p>The earthquake — which members of the public …

Natural Disasters