IDYLLWILD (CBSLA.com) — A magnitude-3.4 earthquake originating near Idyllwild shook the region overnight and was felt as far away as Diamond Bar, the U.S. Geological Survey reported today. 116 more words
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When elephants and humans collide, it’s not always the humans that come out on top. Elephants that wander into farmland can do significant damage to crops, fences, and even buildings, sometimes injuring or killing people. 360 more words
Seismologists studying the 2011 Chile earthquake have discovered a previously undetected earthquake that took place seconds after the initial rupture. This newly discovered phenomena, which they called a `closely-spaced doublet,’ presents a challenge to earthquake and tsunami early warning systems as it increases the risk of larger-than-expected tsunamis in the aftermath of a typical subduction earthquake.