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Volcano Watch: Kilauea activity update for August 25, 2016 | Hawaii 24/7

Kīlauea continues to erupt at its summit and East Rift Zone. During the past week, the summit lava lake level varied between about 20 m and 40 m (66–131 ft) below the vent rim within Halema‘uma‘u C… 125 more words


The USGS's Other Earthquake Measurement

By Alan Gionet

GOLDEN, Colo. (CBS4)– It’s a complicated formula for calculating the severity of earthquakes. But we get it… kind of. Still, it has generally served us well: 5.4, 6.2, 8.0, 9.1. 477 more words


The Difference Between Deep & Shallow Earthquakes

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LOS ANGELES (AP) -€” A strong earthquake rocks Italy, flattening towns and killing scores of people. An even bigger quake hits Myanmar the same day, killing a few people and shattering ancient Buddhist pagodas. 257 more words


Seismic Activity Still Posing Hazard To Napa Years After Big Quake

NAPA (KCBS) — Wednesday marks the second anniversary of the big quake that struck Napa, and seismologists with the USGS say the valley is poised to have more, and possibly stronger quakes. 142 more words


Preliminary Magnitude 6.8 Earthquake Shakes Central Myanmar

A powerful earthquake measuring a preliminary magnitude of 6.8 shook central Myanmar, also known as Burma, on Wednesday, knocking glasses off tables and sending people running out of buildings in the country’s largest city. 119 more words


6.2-magnitude quake strikes central Italy

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ROME: A strong 6.2 magnitude quake struck central Italy early on Wednesday near the city of Perugia, the U.S. Geological Survey said. 36 more words

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