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2 hrs ago | The Age

Quakes jolt Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano, spread to second volcano

Stockholm: Two earthquakes measuring more than magnitude 5 hit Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano overnight and another quake shook a nearby volcano, with overall seismic activity staying high, the country's Meteorological Office said on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Volcanic Eruption, Natural Disasters, Science

6 hrs ago | Business Journal

Seismologist: New rules allow oil, gas regulators to react quickly to earthquakes

Texas seismologist Crag Pearson explained in greater detail Monday how the Railroad Commission would enforce new rules on wastewater injection wells if they pass later this year.

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Related Topix: US Geological Survey, Technical Services, Science

10 hrs ago | AlertNet

California quake warning system delayed by lack of funding

A system to provide early warnings of earthquakes such as the one which shook California's wine country this week is planned and ready to go, but two years after the scientific work finished, the funding is still being lined up.

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Related Topix: California, US Geological Survey, Technical Services, Science, Earthquake, Natural Disasters, World News, Japan,

14 hrs ago | Worcester News

Never mind Dr Who, meet Harriet Baldwin time traveller

WEST WORCESTERSHIRE MP Harriett Baldwin stepped into a virtual time travel machine to take a trip back millions of years for a demo of an innovative geology mobile phone application.

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Related Topix: Science, Worcestershire County, England, United Kingdom

Tue Aug 26, 2014

HeraldNet

California quake warning system not in Washington

A lab in California heard an alert seconds before the Napa earthquake reached it.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Patty Murray, Democrat, Earthquake, Natural Disasters, US Geological Survey, Technical Services, Science, University of Washington

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Napa earthquake: Aftershocks rattle North Bay, damage Highway 29

Four aftershocks rattled the North Bay early Tuesday morning, including a 3.9 shaker that further damaged Highway 29, while crews continued to repair water mains and inspect buildings for damage.

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Related Topix: Napa, CA, Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Science, American Canyon, CA

NBC Philadelphia

More Quakes, Aftershocks Rock Napa

Five small quakes and aftershocks rumbled through wine country early Tuesday, days after the biggest earthquake in 25 years hit the Bay Area.

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Related Topix: Napa, CA, Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Vallejo, CA, Science, American Canyon, CA

Vallejo Times-Herald

Napa earthquake: Four aftershocks early Tuesday, strongest at 3.9

Four aftershocks rattled the Napa and American Canyon area early Tuesday morning, one of them the strongest since Sunday's 6.0 earthquake.

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Related Topix: Napa, CA, Earthquake, Natural Disasters, American Canyon, CA, Science

KTUC-AM Tucson

Earthquake Clean-Up Continues in Northern California

Many Northern Californians spent Monday cleaning up, 24 hours after the Napa Valley region suffered it strongest earthquake in 25 years.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, California, California Government, Science

DNA India

Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano struck by biggest earthquake yet...

A warning sign blocks the road to Bardarbunga volcano, some 20 kilometres away, in the north-west region of the Vatnajokull glacier.

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Related Topix: Volcanic Eruption, Natural Disasters, Earthquake, Science

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Deseret News

Utaha s Great Gallery rock art younger than previously thought

"The most accepted hypotheses pointed to the age of these paintings as 2,000 to 4,000 years old, or perhaps even 7,000 to 8,000 years old," said Joel Pederson, professor of geology at Utah State University.

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Related Topix: Utah State University

WFAA-TV Dallas

Hawaii volcano lava flow could threaten homes

The June 27 lava flow, named for the date it began erupting from a new vent, isn't an immediate threat to homes or structures downhill of the flow, but could become one in weeks or months if it continues to advance, the U.S. Geological Survey's Hawaiian Volcano Observatory said.

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Related Topix: Volcanic Eruption, Natural Disasters, Science, Hawaii County, HI

KNUS-AM Aurora

The latest on damaging earthquake in California

This is what Associated Press reporters on the scene are learning following the largest earthquake to hit the San Francisco Bay Area in 25 years: Mark Ghilarducci, director of the California Governor's Office of Emergency Services, said at a news conference late Sunday afternoon that the situation had stabilized.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Earthquake, US News, Mike Thompson, US House of Representatives, Natural Disasters, Democrat, Barbara Boxer, US Senate, Science, Pacific Gas and Electric, Energy

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Scientists: Napa quake should be a ‘wake-up call’

The earthquake that struck Napa County early Sunday could have been much larger, scientists said, given the track record of the fault that most likely caused the shaking.

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Related Topix: Napa, CA, Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Napa County, CA, Science, US Geological Survey, Technical Services, UC Davis

KMIZ

California quake: The one before the 'Big One?'

The 6.0-magnitude tremor that jolted Northern California on Sunday sparked concerns about whether a more catastrophic earthquake is looming.

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Related Topix: California, Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Science, Gavin Newsom, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Northridge (Los Angeles, CA)

WGAL-TV Lancaster

California quake: Recovering after 6.0 tremor

"I was in shock to see people's homes and offices on the floor," Napa resident Elise Martinez said.

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Related Topix: California, Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Science, Autos

Sun Aug 24, 2014

ABC News

Strong California Quake Causes Injuries, Damage

A large earthquake caused significant damage in California's northern Bay Area early Sunday, sending at least 70 people to a hospital, igniting fires, knocking out power to tens of thousands and sending residents running out of their homes in the darkness.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, American Canyon, CA, US Geological Survey, Technical Services, Science

The Washington Post

Large earthquake reported in central Peru

A large 7-magnitude earthquake has struck a sparsely populated area of central Peru, the U.S. Geological Survey said Sunday.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, US Geological Survey, Technical Services, Science

Yahoo!

Questions and answers about California earthquake

A magnitude-6.0 earthquake struck the San Francisco Bay Area early Sunday. Scientists say it was the largest earthquake to hit the region in 25 years.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Pasadena, CA, Science, San Mateo County, CA, Menlo Park, CA

KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

Despite risk, most Californians don't have earthquake insurance

The 6.0 magnitude earthquake that rattled Northern California early Sunday morning shocked a populated area, damaging buildings, sparking fires, rupturing utility lines and injuring at least 120 people, six of them critically.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, California, California Government, US Geological Survey, Technical Services, Science

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