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  • Earthquake: 3.8 quake strikes near Mammoth Lakes

    A shallow magnitude 3.8 earthquake was reported Thursday evening six miles from Mammoth Lakes, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 9:21 p.m. at a depth of 3.1 miles. According to the USGS, the epicenter was 73 miles from...
  • Earthquake: 3.1 quake strikes near Mammoth Lakes

    Earthquake: 3.1 quake strikes near Mammoth Lakes
    A shallow magnitude 3.1 earthquake was reported Thursday evening six miles from Mammoth Lakes, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 10:46 p.m. Pacific time at a depth of 3.7 miles. According to the USGS, the epicenter was...
  • Earthquake: 3.0 quake strikes near Mammoth Lakes, Calif.

    Earthquake: 3.0 quake strikes near Mammoth Lakes, Calif.
    A shallow magnitude 3.0 earthquake was reported Thursday afternoon 6 miles from Mammoth Lakes, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 5:44 p.m. PDT at a depth of 6.8 miles. According to the USGS, the epicenter was 72...
  • Magnitude 6.2 quake hits Alaska near Anchorage, no immediate damage reported

    Magnitude 6.2 quake hits Alaska near Anchorage, no immediate damage reported
    JUNEAU, Alaska - A 6.2 magnitude earthquake struck Alaska on Thursday near Anchorage, but the U.S. Geological Survey said there was little likelihood of casualties or severe damage from shaking generated by the deeply rooted tremor. The agency said...
  • California earthquake swarm continues, but slows

    California earthquake swarm continues, but slows
    The earthquake swarm in Mammoth Lakes continued into Saturday, but it showed signs of slowing. 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....
  • Puget Sound quake likely in Seattle Fault zone, geologists say

    SEATTLE The magnitude-4.0 earthquake that rattled people awake across the Puget Sound region last Wednesday probably struck on the western edge of the Seattle Fault, according to geologists. Initially, scientists said it didn't appear the quake was...
  • Climate change to trigger longer, fiercer 'megadroughts': study

    ROME (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Climate change will unleash megadroughts in the coming decades worse than anything seen in the last 2,000 years, new research warns. In semi-arid regions such as the U.S. southwest, there is an 80 percent chance of a...
  • Magnitude 6.3 quake strikes off Solomon Islands: USGS

    SINGAPORE (Reuters) - An earthquake of magnitude 6.3 struck off the Solomon Islands on Thursday, the United States Geological Survey reported. There were no immediate reports of damage or casualties from the 0913 GMT quake, which occurred 93 miles (150...
  • Sismo magnitud 6,3 sacude a las Islas Salomón: USGS

    SINGAPUR (Reuters) - Un sismo magnitud 6,3 sacudió el jueves a las Islas Salomón, informó el Servicio Geológico de Estados Unidos (USGS, por su sigla en inglés). No hubo reportes inmediatos de daños o víctimas del sismo, que se registró a las 0913 GMT...
  • Earthquake: 3.1 quake strikes near Eureka, Calif.

    Earthquake: 3.1 quake strikes near Eureka, Calif.
    A shallow magnitude 3.1 earthquake was reported Saturday afternoon nine miles from Eureka, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 1:33 p.m. Pacific time at a depth of 18 miles. According to the USGS, the epicenter was...
  • Quake of 6.5 magnitude strikes off Indonesia's Sulawesi: USGS

    JAKARTA (Reuters) - An earthquake of 6.5 magnitude struck off Indonesia's Sulawesi island on Wednesday, the U.S. Geological Survey said (USGS), but there were no immediate reports of casualties or damage. The quake struck 138 miles (220 km) south of...
  • Earthquake: 3.6 quake strikes near Ridgemark

    Earthquake: 3.6 quake strikes near Ridgemark
    A shallow magnitude 3.6 earthquake was reported Tuesday morning 9 miles from Ridgemark, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 11:17 a.m. PDT at a depth of 3.1 miles. According to the USGS, the epicenter was 12 miles from...