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  1. Magnitude-6.7 quake shakes Guam; no tsunami threatRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | TwinCities

    The magnitude-6.7 quake was about 30 miles north-northwest of Guam and 80 miles deep, reported the U.S. Geological Survey. A tsunami warning was not in effect.

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  2. Magnitude-6.7 quake shakes Guam; no tsunami threatRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | CottageCountryNow.ca

    The magnitude-6.7 quake was about 30 miles north-northwest of Guam and 80 miles deep, reported the U.S. Geological Survey. A tsunami warning was not in effect.

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  3. State Sets Hearing on Renewed Federal Dumping in Earleville; Cecil...Read the original story

    Wednesday Sep 17 | The Cecil Times

    ... of groundwater in the areas. Those concerns were confirmed by an independent in-depth study by the US Geological Survey, released in early 2013 that found extensive pollution of local aquifers by the dump. The Maryland Port Administration (MPA) has ...

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  4. Link found between wastewater injections, earthquakesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | Business Journal

    The injection of wastewater into the ground by the oil and gas industry is being blamed for a series of recent earthquakes, including one in Trinidad in 2011 that had a magnitude of 5.3 Colorado Public Radio reports researchers with the U.S. Geological Survey have identified 16 earthquakes between 2001 and 2013 that were "induced" by the industry's disposal of wastewater by injecting it into deep wells. But in the three decades before 2001, the same area had just one earthquake of a similar strength.

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  5. The Wealth Under AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | Scientific Blogging

    Credit: Image of map courtesy of the USGS and composite image by Patricia Waldron By: Patricia Waldron, Inside Science -- People living in Afghanistan have mined precious gems from their land, such as lapis lazuli, since the times of the Egyptian pharaohs. But modern analyses of the country's mineral deposits show that the Afghan people have barely scratched the surface of their mineable wealth.

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  6. Multiple Earthquakes Shake Oklahoma Wednesday MorningRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    According to the U.S. Geological Survey, a 3.2 magnitude earthquake was recorded at 6:09 a.m. Its epicenter was located eight miles west, northwest of Medford and 30 miles north of Enid. At 6:58 a.m., another 3.0 magnitude earthquake was recorded six miles west, northwest of Yale, and 13 miles east of Stillwater.

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  7. Magnitude 7.1 Earthquake Strikes Northwest of GuamRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 17 | UAport

    A magnitude 7.1 earthquake struck 25 miles Northwest of the Pacific island Guam on Wednesday, the US Geological Survey said. The quake struck at more than 100 miles deep, it said, after originally putting the magnitude at 6.9, Reuters reported.

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  8. Quake strikes off GuamRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 17 | The Standard

    A 7.1-magnitude earthquake hit off the Pacific island of Guam Wednesday, the US Geological Survey said, but no tsunami warning was issued as the tremor was too deep. The quake struck in the sea at a depth of 133 kilometers some 48 kilometers northwest of the US territory's capital Hagatna.

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  9. 6.7-magnitude quake strikes off Guam: USGSRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | Channelnewsasia.com

    A 6.7-magnitude earthquake hit off the Pacific island of Guam on Wednesday , the US Geological Survey said, but no tsunami warning was issued as the tremor was too deep. WELLINGTON: A 6.7-magnitude earthquake hit off the Pacific island of Guam on Wednesday , the US Geological Survey said, but no tsunami warning was issued as the tremor was too deep.

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  10. No damage reported as 7.1 quake strikes northwest of GuamRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | AlertNet

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  11. Wastewater injection is culprit for most earthquakes in southern...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 15 | Science Daily

    The deep injection of wastewater underground is responsible for the dramatic rise in the number of earthquakes in Colorado and New Mexico since 2001, according to a new study. The Raton Basin, which stretches from southern Colorado into northern New Mexico, was seismically quiet until shortly after major fluid injection began in 1999.

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  12. Getting Out of Harm's Way: GIS Tool for Estimating Evacuation Times from TsunamisRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 16 | Directions Magazine

    Scientists at the U.S. Geological Survey have developed a new mapping tool, the Pedestrian Evacuation Analyst , for use by researchers and emergency managers to estimate how long it would take for someone to travel on foot out of a tsunami-hazard zone. The GIS software extension [for ArcGIS], released this week, allows the user to create maps showing travel times out of hazard zones and to determine the number of people that may or may not have enough time to evacuate.

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  13. Stream flow gauges in Tucson-area rivers considered ready for stormRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    TUCSON, AZ - Powerful storms have the potential to kill people and damage property. From the National Weather Service to emergency management, they need tools to help them predict where the dangers might be.

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  14. Updated Google Maps Gallery Lets You Add Your Personal AdventuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | Mashable

    If you've ever created a map using Google Maps , you might not consider yourself an amateur cartographer, but that's basically what you are . Now the Google Maps team has made a change aimed at getting even more would-be mappers contributing to its maps database by updating My Maps and opening up the Google Maps Gallery to the public.

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  15. Scientists Find 'Direct Link' Between Earthquakes And Fracking Wastewater ProcessRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | ThinkProgress

    This picture from Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2011 shows the aftermath of what was at the time the strongest earthquake to strike Colorado in more than 40 years. In research published Tuesday, USGS scientists cite "clear evidence that the earthquake sequence was induced by fluid injection."

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  16. Water Everywhere After Napa Quake - But It's no Drought Solution for CaliforniaRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 16 | Wine Business Online

    Three Sonoma Valley creeks, and two in the counties of Solano and Napa, saw increases in water flow after the quake, according to the local Press Democrat. U.S. Geological Survey hydrologist Tom Holzer said the Survey has received reports of eight streams flowing more than usual.

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  17. Researcher creates Facebook Page detailing effects of Puna lava flowRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | WNEM-TV Saginaw

    "I do have lots of friends there," says Mark Kimura, a postdoctoral researcher in Geology at the University of Hawaii at Hilo, "I'm worried about them and what their life will be like." According to Kimura, if Highway 130 is swallowed by lava, the county would have to re-open Chain of Craters Road, which would significantly increase commute times.

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  18. Earthquake: 2.6 quake strikes near Palos Verdes EstatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | Los Angeles Times

    A shallow magnitude 2.6 earthquake was reported Tuesday morning one mile from Palos Verdes Estates, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 8:11 a.m. PDT at a depth of 4.3 miles. 1 comment

  19. Study suggests pesticides in rivers could harm insects and fishRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 16 | Michigan Radio

    Researchers with the U.S. Geological Survey have been monitoring pesticides in rivers and streams around the country for 20 years. They just released their findings.

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  20. 'High alert' follows capture of brown tree snake in RotaRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 16 | Pacific Daily News

    Biologists and government officials are on "high alert" in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands following the first capture of a live brown tree snake in Rota.

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