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1 hr ago | NWCN.com

Magnitude-7.5 earthquake shakes Mexican capital

A powerful earthquake shook central and southern Mexico on Friday. The U.S. Geological Survey calculated its magnitude at 7.5 and said it was centered near the Pacific resort of Acapulco, where many Mexicans are vacationing for the Easter holiday.

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

4 hrs ago | Witney Gazette

Repeat quake 'slightly bigger'

A 3.5-magnitude earthquake has struck the Rutland area of the East Midlands, the second tremor to hit the region in as many days.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Science, Leicestershire County, England, World News, United Kingdom,

8 hrs ago | Business Journal

Even in wake of new Ohio limits, Texas regulators say fracking not linked to earthquakes

A sign protesting "fracking," is posted on a rural road in Tunkhannock, Pennsylvania, U.S., in this Wednesday, Oct.19, 2011 file photo.

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Related Topix: Tunkhannock, PA, Science

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Tri-cityherald.com

DeFazio tours abandoned mine Superfund site

DeFazio, D-Ore., said the Formosa Mine, which is on federal and private land outside Riddle, illustrates what is wrong about the 1872 Mining Act: The Canadian companies that reopened the mine in the 1990s have disappeared, the bond put up for cleanup was nowhere near enough to cover the true costs, and the federal government never got a penny in ... (more)

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Related Topix: Peter DeFazio, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Science

Los Angeles Times

Earthquake: 3.1 quake strikes near Currant, Nev.

A shallow magnitude 3.1 earthquake was reported Thursday afternoon 18 miles from Currant, Nev., according to the U.S. Geological Survey .

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

Russia Taday

Central Idaho rocked by hundreds of earthquakes

Scientists are stumped as they try to determine exactly why the state of Idaho has been hit with hundreds of low- and medium-level earthquakes since late March.

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Related Topix: Science, Natural Disasters, Earthquake

Scientific American

The Renaissance's Contribution to Geology: Landscape Painting

Freelance geologist dealing with quaternary outcrops interested in the history and the development of geological concepts through time.

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Related Topix: Science, Leonardo, Country, Paleontology

Blackpool Citizen

Earthquake rattles English region

The 3.2-magnitude earthquake, powered from a depth of 2.5 miles, struck the Oakham area of Rutland at 7.07am.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Earthquake, Leicestershire County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Science, Northamptonshire County, England,

Salisbury Journal

Britons woken up by earthquake

The 3.2-magnitude earthquake, powered from a depth of 2.5 miles, struck the Oakham area of Rutland at 7.07am.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Earthquake, Leicestershire County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Science, Northamptonshire County, England,

Hispanic Business

Walking with Mammoths and Exploring Mid-Continental Geology

A new field trip guidebook, Geologic Field Trips along the Boundary between the Central Lowlands and Great Plains, allows readers to follow along on three field trips developed just for this meeting.

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Related Topix: Science, Paleontology

Wed Apr 16, 2014

KAKE

Geologists in Wichita to talk about increased earthquake activity

Geologists were in Wichita Wednesday at Newman University to talk about the cause or causes of increased earthquake activity in Kansas and Oklahoma.

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Related Topix: Science, Earthquake, Natural Disasters, US Politics, Sam Brownback, US News, Kansas, US Senate, Republican, Newman University, US Governors

Newsday

Fire ice: the energy of the future?

The world is addicted to hydrocarbons, and it's easy to see why - cheap, plentiful and easy to mine, they represent an abundant energy source to fuel industrial development the world over.

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Related Topix: US Geological Survey, Technical Services, Science

Daily Kos

Fracking Causes Minor Earthquakes in Ohio

Julie Carr Smyth of the Associated Press has reported that geologists have linked five small earthquakes in the Ohio foothills of the Appalachian Mountains to fracking or hydraulic fracturing, the process of forcing water and sand deep underground and blowing up rock formations to release natural gas.

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Related Topix: Science, Pennsylvania

HeraldNet

Critics seize on lands commissioner's mudslide remark

A block away from the state capital, in a fourth floor office partially framed with picture windows, Washington's Commissioner of Public Lands Peter Goldmark is seated at his desk, looking nervous.

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Related Topix: Mudflow, Natural Disasters, Oso, WA, Landslide, Science, Weather

Newswise

Warm U.S. West, Cold East: A 4,000-Year Pattern

SALT LAKE CITY, April 16, 2014 - Last winter's curvy jet stream pattern brought mild temperatures to western North America and harsh cold to the East.

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Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, Salt Lake City, UT, University of Utah, Science, Global Warming

Colorado Daily

Colorado oil drilling boom intensifies as voter initiatives multiply

Workers replace dirt displaced by flooding near a well head in Erie last fall. A state House committee on Tuesday moved forward a bill authorizing the analysis of potential health impacts of Front Range oil and gas development.

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Related Topix: Colorado, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Jared Polis, Democrat, Colorado Government, Science

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Register now for May 3 geology field trip

WAYNESBORO >> A few seats remain available for Renfrew Institute's annual geology field trip, "Discovering Natural Treasures Beneath Your Feet," to take place May 3 and focus on geological formations of nearby sites.

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Related Topix: Science, Renfrew, PA, Franklin County, PA, Fairfield, PA, Gettysburg, PA, Dinosaur, Paleontology, Opinion

KVAL-TV Eugene

Scientists puzzled by flurry of quakes in central Idaho

Three portable seismographs will be installed in the Challis area in central Idaho to help experts better understand a recent flurry of earthquakes.

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Related Topix: Challis, ID, Science, Earthquake, Natural Disasters

OregonLive.com

Oregon weather watch: Hailstones, earthquakes and landslides

The New York Times looks back at the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake, which killed 63 people and was one of the most watched natural disasters, striking as it did during the World Series.

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Related Topix: US Geological Survey, Technical Services, Science, Hailstorm, Natural Disasters, Weather, Deschutes County, OR

Los Angeles Times

Earthquake: 3.0 quake strikes near Soledad, Calif.

A shallow magnitude 3.0 earthquake was reported Tuesday morning 17 miles from Soledad, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey .

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Soledad, CA, US Geological Survey, Technical Services, Science, Greenfield, CA, King City, CA

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