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1 hr ago | News9 Oklahoma City

3.5 Magnitude Earthquake Recorded Near Edmond

An earthquake rattled near Edmond, Oklahoma, Sunday afternoon. According to the Oklahoma Geological Survey, a 3.5 magnitude earthquake was recorded at 2:07 p.m. Its epicenter was located eight miles north of Edmond, eight miles south, southwest of Guthrie, 17 miles north, northeast of Warr Acres, and 20 miles north of Oklahoma City, according to ... (more)

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Edmond, OK, Natural Disasters, Oklahoma, Science, Guthrie, OK, Warr Acres, OK

5 hrs ago | KSWO

2 small earthquakes recorded north of Edmond

The U.S.G.S. recorded a magnitude 4.0 quake at 12:07 p.m. Sunday about eight miles north of Edmond and a 3.7 magnitude tremor in the same area at 1:31 p.m. The area is about 20 miles north of Oklahoma City.

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9 hrs ago | The Messenger

Digging into natural sciences

"Any kid likes rocks - rocks and dinosaurs," said Robert Wolf, president of the club.

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Related Topix: Dinosaur, Science, Paleontology

13 hrs ago | The Columbus Dispatch

Book is a guide to Ohio's geology

The field guide includes 65 fact sheets that describe 111 near-surface bedrock and surface geological units across Ohio.

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Related Topix: Science, Ohio, Scioto County, OH, Delaware County, OH

17 hrs ago | Greenwich Citizen

Task force seeks answers to earthquake increase

Supporters of the oil and gas industry are urging a three-member, governor-appointed task force to avoid jumping to conclusions in its study of whether man-made activity is causing a rise in earthquakes across south-central Kansas.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Oil & Gas, US Politics, Sam Brownback, US News, US Senate, Republican, Kansas, Science, US Governors

21 hrs ago | The Daily Courier

Quakes strike Papua New Guinea, Acapulco

Alejandrino Gonzalez/The Associated Press A parked car suffered damage when a adobe wall collapsed on it after a strong earthquake shook Chilpancingo, Mexico, on Friday.

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Related Topix: Papua New Guinea, Oceania, Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Mexico, US Geological Survey, Technical Services, Science

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Inside Colombia

Colombia investigating increases in earthquakes in the country's oil-producing region

Colombian authorities are working with Pacific Rubiales Energy Corp. to investigate an increase in seismic activity in the nation's biggest oil-producing area.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Colombia, Science

Bellingham Herald

Creeping landslide devouring part of Wyoming town

But it appears increasingly likely that when it does, it's going to take a piece of Jackson with it.

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Related Topix: Landslide, Weather, Science, Natural Disasters, Flood

GPB.org

Ancient Landscape Is Found Under 2 Miles Of Ice In Greenland

A new study suggests the Greenland Ice Sheet did not fully melt during previous periods of global warming and that it preserved a tundra beneath it.

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Related Topix: University of Vermont, Science

Los Angeles Times

Earthquake: 4.3 quake strikes near Bodfish

A shallow magnitude 4.3 earthquake was reported Saturday morning eight miles from Bodfish, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey .

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Bodfish, CA, US Geological Survey, Technical Services, Science, Tehachapi, CA, Arvin, CA

Star-Telegram.com

Mild earthquake felt in Dallas, Irving

There was a bit of rumbling but no damage reported from what the U.S. Geological Survey said was a 2.5-magnitude earthquake near the I-35E and Loop 12 split .

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

Suria

6.6-quake hits off PNG's Bougainville

A strong 6.6-magnitude earthquake struck off Papua New Guinea's Bougainville Island on Saturday but there was no risk of a widespread tsunami, seismologists said.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Papua New Guinea, Oceania, World News, Tsunami, US Geological Survey, Technical Services, Science

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Greenwich Citizen

Magnitude-7.2 earthquake shakes Mexican capital

A parked car suffered damage when a adobe wall collapsed on it after a strong earthquake shook Chilpancingo, Mexico, Friday morning, April 18, 2014.

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

The Brainerd Daily Dispatch

Jackson, Wyoming landslide gains speed, threatens resort homes

A slow-moving landslide is seen as it threatens several homes and businesses in Jackson Hole, Wyoming in this picture taken April 17, 2014.

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Related Topix: Jackson, WY, Science, Technical Services, US Geological Survey

KMBC-TV

Magnitude-7.2 quake strikes southern Mexico

It met the definition of a major one, but the magnitude-7.2 earthquake that struck Friday in southern Mexico's Guerrero state doesn't appear to have left much of a mark, and the region emerged relatively unscathed.

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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,

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,

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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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

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