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James Reilly, 63, has been tapped for director of the U.S. Geological Survey.
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You're more likely to experience a damaging earthquake this year if you live in Oklahoma than if you live in California.
The sudden collapse of a volcano likely triggered the monstrous tsunami more than 70,000 years ago.
May 29 (Reuters) - An earthquake with a magnitude of 7.0 struck off the southwest coast of Alaska late on Thursday, the U.S
Residents of southwestern Michigan were unexpectedly shaken by a 4.2-magnitude earthquake Saturday, according to the U.S
A recent study by the US Geological Survey found the sensors in our smartphones or similar devices could be used to detect early ground movement to warn people about a potential earthquake.
As summer and autumn sea ice diminishes in the Arctic Sea, polar bears spending more time on shore have been spotted eating eggs, hunting down the nesting birds that lay them, hunting other land animals and even chewing on edible plants growing onshore. But is that enough to sustain them in an ice-scarce Arctic? No, says a new study.
SYDNEY, Jan 7 (Reuters) - A magnitude 6.6 earthquake struck off the west coast of Panama on Wednesday, about 261 kms (162.18
The assumption that demand for water must inevitably grow is false. Let's start planning for the reality that a healthy economy and population can mean more sustainable, efficient, and equitable water use.
"That's essentially borrowing on tomorrow's future,” Cowin told the Los Angeles Times. “We'll pay that price over time." Satellite
It took weeks for the family to get cleared to return, but when they did, their mother led the hour and a half hike -- over
IRNA said the quake was magnitude 6.1 while the US Geological Survey (USGS) put it at 6.3. DUBAI, Aug 18 (Reuters) - A major
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Fracking companies claim that drilling, when done properly, is no threat to drinking water. But in late 2011, the EPA said fluids used to drill for natural gas most likely polluted an aquifer near Pavillion, Wyoming.
(Reuters) - An earthquake of magnitude 6.6 struck off Guam on Thursday, the U.S. Geological Survey said, but there were no