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2 hrs ago | WBIR-TV Knoxville

Two small earthquakes rattle East Tenn.

Two small earthquakes rattle East Tenn. Two small earthquakes rattled East Tennessee Friday.


Related Topix: US Geological Survey, Technical Services, Science

2 hrs ago | Astronomy

Asteroid attacks significantly altered ancient Earth

Large asteroids pummeled Earth's surface and caused deep-seated magma to flow to the surface, as shown in this artistic conception.


Related Topix: Arizona State University, Science

5 hrs ago | Financial Times

Geology: that sinking feeling

England's record rainfall last winter triggered the appearance of sinkholes in unprecedented numbers.


Related Topix: Science, Weather

10 hrs ago | Great Bend Tribune

Earthquake felt locally

According to the United States Geological Survey, the 4.3 magnitude earthquake that occurred near Medford, Okla.


Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Science, Great Bend, KS, Hoisington, KS, Wichita, KS

14 hrs ago | AlertNet

Algerian capital hit by 5.5 quake, no reports of damage

A magnitude 5.5 earthquake hit southeast of the Algerian capital on Friday, shaking buildings and sending panicked families rushing into the streets of Algiers and nearby towns, witnesses and officials said.


Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Science

Thu Jul 31, 2014

International Business Times

Gold in China: 127-Tonne Gold Reserves Tapped in Xinjiang

Senior refinery technician Vincente Sandoval puts a gold "button" into a furnace to be further refined to form gold dore bars at Newmont Mining's Carlin gold mine operation near Elko, Nevada May 21, 2014.


Related Topix: Elko, NV, Science, World News, China

Local TV Station KTVZ

Predicting Northwest quakes just got tougher

Nearly forgotten research from decades ago complicates the task of quantifying earthquake hazards in the Pacific Northwest, according to a The report focuses on the Cascadia subduction zone - a giant active fault that slants eastward beneath the Pacific coast of southern British Columbia, Washington, Oregon, and northern California.


Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Tsunami, Science, University of Washington

National Geographic

Oklahoma Grapples With Earthquake Spike-And Evidence of Industry's Role

Bricks fell from three sides of this home in Sparks, Oklahoma, after two earthquakes hit the area in less than 24 hours in November 2011.


Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Sparks, OK, US Geological Survey, Technical Services, Science, Oil & Gas, Guthrie, OK

The Baltimore Sun

Quakes strike Myanmar, India's Andaman Islands; no tsunami warning

Earthquakes of magnitude 6.2 and 6.1 struck Myanmar and India's Andaman islands on Thursday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.


Related Topix: US Geological Survey, Technical Services, Science

Globe and Mail

UBC says outgoing president's travel expenses are justified

Outgoing University of British Columbia president Stephen Toope sits for a photograph on campus in Vancouver, B.C., on Thursday June 26, 2014.


Related Topix: Canada, Science, Earthquake, Natural Disasters

Mearns Today

Kincardine and Mearns included in Fracking proposals

Parts of Kincardine and Mearns could be opened up to fracking after they have been included in latest round of onshore licensing.


Related Topix: United Kingdom, Grampian County, Scotland, Science

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Live Science

New Wrinkle? Ancient Earth Got a 'Face-lift,' Study Suggests

Earth got a "face-lift" early in its history, wiping out most of its original crust, according to a new model of the ancient barrage of asteroids called the Late Heavy Bombardment.


Related Topix: Boulder, CO, Science

Christian Science Monitor

Why is the moon shaped sort of like a lemon?

Astrophotographer Anthony Lopez captured this photo of the full moon taken in Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico on May 26, 2013.


Related Topix: World News, Mexico, Volcanic Eruption, Natural Disasters, UC Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA, Science

The Baltimore Sun

Earthquake of magnitude 5.7 reported off Papua New Guinea: USGS

An earthquake of magnitude 5.7 was recorded off the coast of Papua New Guinea on Wednesday, the United States Geological Survey reported.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Earthquake, Papua New Guinea, Oceania, World News, Science

Earthquake rattles Edmond, Oklahoma area Wednesday

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Edmond, OK, Natural Disasters, Science

The Washington Post

Irish Black Gold Dream Gives Way to Sinking Finder's Shares

After drilling in the North Celtic Sea Basin, about 40 miles off the Cork coast, Providence Resources Plc said its Barryroe oil field may hold as many as 1.6 billion barrels.


Related Topix: Ireland, Europe, World News, Science, Science / Technology

Times of Oman

5.6 magnitude earthquake off Iran's Kish Island jolts buildings in the UAE

Muscat: A magnitude-5.6 tremor struck 48 kilometres off the coast of Kish Island early in the morning on Wednesday.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Earthquake, Science

Tue Jul 29, 2014


Project drills deep into coming quake

For the first time, researchers are preparing to drop a battery of sensors deep into a seismic fault to record the build-up and occurrence of a massive earthquake.


Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Science, New Zealand,

The Heartland Institute

Energy and Earthquakes in Ohio

Ohio sits above the Utica and Marcellus shales, two geologic formations that have rich energy potential waiting to be unlocked by the process of hydraulic fracturing , commonly referred to as " fracking ."


Related Topix: Ohio, Youngstown, OH, Science

KSDK-TV Saint Louis

Quake shakes Mexico's Gulf coastQuake shakes Mexico's Gulf coastA...

A strong earthquake has shaken eastern Mexico, but there are no immediate reports of damage or injury.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Science, World News, Mexico