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Magnitude 6.5 Earthquake Hits Off Indonesia Coast

TERNATE, Indonesia (CBS SF/AP) – A strong undersea earthquake hit off the coast of eastern Indonesia on Friday, but there were no immediate reports of injuries or serious damage and officials said it was unlikely to trigger a tsunami. 308 more words


Swarm Of Small Earthquakes Rattle San Benito & Contra Costa Counties

SAN JUAN BAUTISTA (CBS SF) – Several small earthquakes shook San Benito County and the East Bay early Thursday morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey’s automated seismograph alert network. 246 more words


Southwest Kansas water wars

GARDEN CITY, Kansas – Southwestern Kansas has been hit hard by multiple years of drought, devastating the agriculture community.

But the lack of water in the Arkansas River has long been an issue for the area, even before the recent years of dry weather. 1,025 more words


Dancing in Antarctica (Part II)

Two years ago this week I was in Antarctica, the place of my dreams, stark and cold as it was.  This past week, I’ve watched my trip DVD a couple of times and been wanting to go back. 785 more words


7.1-Magnitude Earthquake Strikes off Indonesia; Hazardous Waves Possible

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.3 struck 93 miles north-northwest off the coast of Kota Ternate, Indonesia, on Saturday, the U.S. Geological Survey reported. 94 more words


7.3 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Off Indonesia

MENLO PARK (CBS/AP) — A 7.3-magnitude quake has hit Indonesian waters and the Pacific Tsunami Warnings Center says it has the potential to generate hazardous tsunami waves along nearby coasts. 256 more words


High Flows Through Grand Canyon National Park Met With Mixed Reactions -- National Parks Traveler #ColoradoRiver

From National Parks Traveler:

Having peaked on Thursday, high flows of the Colorado River through Grand Canyon National Park will taper back down to normal by Saturday, leaving behind replenished shores, improved fish habitat, and more space for campers.

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