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Second Michigan Earthquake Strikes, Has Scientists Puzzled

A 3.3-magnitude earthquake that struck 13 miles southeast of Battle Creek today has scientists scratching their heads.

Today’s temblor was about 20 miles from the location of a magnitude-4.2 quake that occurred 5 miles south of Galesburg on May 2 — the strongest earthquake recorded in Michigan in more than 67 years. 651 more words


USGS: Water Used for Hydraulic Fracturing Varies Widely Across United States

Here’s the release from the United States Geological Survey (Anne Berry Wade/Leigh Cooper/Tanya Gallegos). (Multiply meters cubed used by 264.172052 to get gallons used). Here’s an excerpt: 98 more words

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Earthquake Strikes Off Peru

An earthquake, measuring magnitude 5.8, has struck off the coast of Peru, according to the US Geological Survey. 36 more words


Magnitude 5.8 Earthquake Strikes Alaska

WILLOW, Alaska (CBS SF) — The U.S. Geological Survey says a strong earthquake struck in Alaska, but no tsunami was expected.

The 6.2-magnitude quake struck at 2:32 p.m. 180 more words


TOKYO: ' Earthquake Measuring 6.3-Magnitude Hits - USGS Reports '

#AceNewsReport – TOKYO:June.23: A strong earthquake has struck off an island chain south of Tokyo, AP reported.

6.3 – BONIN ISLANDS, JAPAN REGION: Date: Tue, 23 Jun 2015 12:18:29 UTC Lat… …

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EcoPress Interview with a NASA DEVELOP team member-- Apply now!

EcoPress Interview: Christina Welch is currently a team member of the Colorado Agriculture team, working with the NASA DEVELOP program, which is hosted at CSU… 998 more words


USGS TopoView

It’s rare that I publish blog posts back-to-back, but this new tool from the USGS is so impressive that it deserves to be showcased as soon as possible. 246 more words