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Kilauea lava flow could potentially threaten homes

Scientists at the USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory are closely monitoring an active lava flow that, if it continues to advance, could threaten residential areas or infrastructure in the coming weeks to months. 417 more words

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USGS: Odds of major 'quake in Oklahoma growing, here's why

OKLAHOMA – Because of the rate of earthquakes recorded in Oklahoma has increased “remarkably” in less than a year, the U.S. Geological Survey warned – three months ago  – that the chances of a “damaging” temblor in Central Oklahoma have increased “significantly.” 490 more words

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GPS is Tracking West’s Vanishing Water, Scientists Surprised to Learn -- National Geographic

From National Geographic (Michelle Nijhuis):

Throughout the western United States, a network of Global Positioning System (GPS) stations has been monitoring tiny movements in the Earth’s crust, collecting data that can warn of developing earthquakes.

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Latest In Series Of Small Earthquakes Hits Area South Of Gilroy

SAN BENITO COUNTY (CBS SF) – The latest in a series of small earthquakes has rattled the same area of Northern California Thursday.

A 3.8 magnitude quake shook an area of San Benito County about 24 miles northeast of Soledad and 50 miles east-southeast of Gilroy, according to the U.S. 72 more words

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Magnitude 4.1 Earthquake Hits Near Gilroy

GILROY (CBS SF) — A moderate earthquake shook an area near Gilroy Wednesday evening, according to the USGS.

The magnitude 4.1 quake struck shortly after 9 p.m. 15 more words

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Magnitude 2.9 Earthquake Shakes San Benito County Near Ridgemark

SAN BENITO COUNTY (CBS SF) — An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 2.9 struck in San Benito County Wednesday morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. 77 more words

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Earthquake caught on camera

OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – An earthquake rattled central Oklahoma at 7:41 am Tuesday morning.

Emily Sutton and Lacey Lett were on the air on KFOR broadcasting when the quake hit. 48 more words

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