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  1. 4.4 quake rattles San Benito CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 28 | KTVU Oakland

    A 4.4-magnitude earthquake struck an area of San Benito County and was felt in some parts of Monterey County, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The quake struck an area of east San Benito County located about 30 miles south of Los Banos and 30 miles east-northeast of Soledad in Monterey County at 1:45 p.m., the USGS is reporting.

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  2. Michigan State using $1 million federal grant for acoustic-monitoring Great Lakes robofishRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 28 | Star Tribune

    Michigan State University is using a $1 million federal grant to build a better robofish that can observe the feeding and migration habits of trout, walleye, sturgeon and other Great Lakes aquatic species. The university said the robots will advance the technology from earlier versions, including monitors that can track fish equipped with acoustical transmitters.

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  3. USGS: 4.4 magnitude earthquake west of FresnoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 28 | News10.net

    A 4.4 magnitude earthquake was reported about halfway between Fresno and Monterey, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. It happened around 1:45 p USGS: 4.4 magnitude earthquake west of Fresno A 4.4 magnitude earthquake was reported about halfway between Fresno and Monterey, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

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  4. Earthquake: 4.7 quake strikes near South Dos PalosRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 28 | Los Angeles Times

    A shallow magnitude 4.4 earthquake was reported Sunday afternoon 25 miles from South Dos Palos, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 1:45 p.m. PDT at a depth of 3.7 miles.

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  5. US aids Michigan State to build better robofishRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 28 | Greenwich Citizen

    In a Wednesday Jan. 9, 2013 photo provided by Michigan State University, an early prototype of Xiaobo Tan's robotic fish, called Grace, swims in a tank in his lab. Grace, for Gliding Robot Ace., is designed to track and monitor Great Lakes aquatic life such as trout, sturgeon and walleye.

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  6. MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | WTVG-TV Toledo

    Michigan State University is using a $1 million federal grant to build a better robofish that can observe the feeding and migration habits of trout, walleye, sturgeon and other Great Lakes aquatic species. The university says the robots will advance the technology from earlier versions, including monitors that can track fish equipped with acoustical transmitters.

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  7. Earthquake swarm: What caused hundreds of mini-quakes?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 28 | Christian Science Monitor

    A seismologist says a series of more than 600 earthquakes during a 24-hour period - called an earthquake swarm - in the Mammoth Lakes region may have been caused by water pressure from area hot springs. The Los Angeles Times reports Saturday that U.S. Geological Survey seismologist David Shelly says scientists don't believe the earthquake swarm is connected to any volcanic activity.

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  8. Mammoth Lakes sees 600 earthquakes in 24 hours as part of the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 28 | Daily Mail

    Mammoth Lakes saw nearly 600 earthquakes in 24 hours last week - the worst swarm of tremors in nearly a decade. An earthquake monitor shows a collection of seismic activity in Mammoth Lakes, California.

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  9. Water Contamination Concerns The Majority Of Americans, But...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 28 | Medical Daily

    How many of you feel safe grabbing a glass out of the cabinet and filling it up with a tap water straight from the faucet to quench your thirst? As it turns out nearly all Americans are concerned about what contaminants could be floating around in their glass, according to the National Science Foundation's most recent nationwide study. People only started regularly drinking purified bottled water in 1977, when Perrier launched a successful ad campaign in the United States.

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  10. Royal Dutch Shell Is A BuyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 28 | Seeking Alpha

    Crude oil prices have dropped 15% from previous June highs. Now that oil is hovering near $91 a barrel, Royal Dutch could be a perfect buying opportunity for you because it pays a decent dividend.

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  11. Earthquake swarm: Why 600 mini-quakes hit Mammoth Lakes, Calif.Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | Christian Science Monitor

    ... takes a magnitude 3.0 quake to be felt. Since about 4 a.m on Thursday until 11 a.m. on Friday, the US Geological Survey (USGS) recorded more than 500 earthquakes of magnitude M1.0 and above, including 8 earthquakes between M3.0 and M3.8, which were ...

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  12. On Hawaii Island, watching a disaster flow ever closerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | Los Angeles Times

    Geologists survey the lava flow from the Kilauea volcano. Hawaii County Civil Defense reports that the lava advanced only 70 yards on Thursday and is stalled just above the historic village of Pahoa, population 945.

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  13. Mammoth Lakes earthquakes seen tied to tectonicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | KRNV-TV Reno

    A seismologist says a series of more than 600 earthquakes during a 24-hour period in the Mammoth Lakes region may have been caused by water pressure from area hot springs. The Los Angeles Times reports Saturday that U.S. Geological Survey seismologist David Shelly says scientists don't believe the earthquake swarm is connected to any volcanic activity.

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  14. Minor earthquake hits west of Haida GwaiiRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.6 hit off the west coast of Haida Gwaii, precisely 143 kilometres south of Masset on Saturday at 2:05 p.m according to the U.S. Geological Survey. "It was 10 kilometres deep, but probably nobody even felt it or noticed it," said an Earthquakes Canada representative when contacted minutes later.

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  15. California earthquake swarm continues, but slowsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | Los Angeles Times

    More than 700 small quakes have been recorded in the Mammoth area since Thursday, but the last one of 3.0 magnitude or greater occurred Friday afternoon. And the frequency of the quakes has declined significantly.

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  16. Swarm Of Mammoth Lakes Quakes Tied To TectonicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | CBS Local

    A seismologist says a series of more than 600 earthquakes during a 24-hour period in the Mammoth Lakes region may have been caused by water pressure from area hot springs. The Los Angeles Times reports Saturday that U.S. Geological Survey seismologist David Shelly says scientists don't believe the earthquake swarm is connected to any volcanic activity.

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  17. Mount St. Helens shows signs of reawakeningRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | WKYC-TV Cleveland

    Mount St. Helens shows signs of reawakening Many remember the explosive eruption back in 1980 Check out this story on WKYC.com: http://on.wkyc.com/1pjUKBm The news media and volcano-watchers flocked to Johnston Ridge, the closest road with a crater view. Steam and ash eruptions shot thousands of feet into the air, and for several weeks, the area near the volcano was closed because of safety concerns. 1 comment

  18. 'Earthquake swarm' hits central CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | Bangor Daily News

    More than 500 small earthquakes struck a volcanic region in central California on Thursday and Friday, posing no immediate risk, federal environmental officials said. The "earthquake swarm" shook the Long Valley Caldera area north of Fresno, an area that has seen an increased amount of quakes, volcanic gas emissions and other disturbances in recent decades, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

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  19. USGS study links fracking wastewater injection with surge in Raton Basin earthquakesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | Summit County Voice

    A surge in earthquakes in southern Colorado and New Mexico has almost certainly been caused by the injection of fracking wastewater deep into the ground, U.S. Geological Survey scientists reported last week. The study details several lines of evidence directly linking the injection wells to the seismicity.

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  20. Small earthquakes hit central Calif.Read the original story

    Saturday Sep 27 | Toledo Blade

    More than 500 small earthquakes struck a volcanic region in central California on Thursday and Friday, posing no immediate risk, federal environmental officials said. The "earthquake swarm" shook the Long Valley Caldera area north of Fresno, an area that has seen an increased amount of quakes, volcanic gas emissions and other disturbances in recent decades, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

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