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USGS: Historical Maps at Your Fingertips

USGS: Historical Maps at Your Fingertips. “TopoView 2.1 is a modern web application built on an open source mapping platform that is free of charge. 49 more words

Tweaks & Updates

Magnitude 6.9 quake hits Philippines: USGS

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – An earthquake of magnitude 6.9 struck southwest of the Philippine city of Tacloban on Thursday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

Western Montana rattled by strong earthquake felt in southern Alberta

The strongest earthquake to hit Montana in more than half a century sent bartenders jumping over bars, food falling off grocery store shelves and woke up residents and dogs. 666 more words


Everything You Need To Know About Erik Paulsen’s Environmental Record Is In One Bill

Rep. Erik Paulsen’s environmental record, as I’ve written before, leaves a lot to be desired. But just how bad is it?

The short answer: it’s pretty bad. 620 more words

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Earthquake Swarm Rocking Truckee Residents

TRUCKEE (CBS SF) — An earthquake swarm with the largest temblor measuring a 3.9 magnitude rocked Truckee and the Lake Tahoe area Tuesday morning, according to the U.S. 267 more words


False M6.8 Quake Alert Blamed On Revision Of 1925 Earthquake

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com/AP) — A report of a major earthquake off the coast of Santa Barbara was actually a false alarm based on a quake that happened in 1925. 222 more words


USGS Embarrassed By Fake Quake Report

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The only tremors from a reported major earthquake off the California coast came on the internet.

Seismologists said Wednesday’s automatically generated report of a magnitude 6.8 quake in the Pacific Ocean 10 miles west of Santa Barbara was a false alarm based on a quake that happened in the same area nearly a century ago. 350 more words