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Was March 18 L.A. earthquake man-made?

When the March 18 4.4-magnitude earthquake struck Los Angeles, there were some who immediately wondered if the increase in fracking in the region could have been the cause.
In the Media by Martin Laine

Op-Ed: Yellowstone magma measured at 36,000 atmospheres

Grenoble - An independent ball of magma, pressurized to 36,000 atmospheres, has been identified under Yellowstone. The magma is said to be able to erupt “without any external trigger”.
In the Media by Paul Wallis - 2 comments

Strong 5.7 earthquake shakes Northern California

A 5.7 magnitude earthquake struck Northern California Thursday night with epicenter located 7 miles west northwest of Greenville, according to USGS,
In the Media by Leo Reyes

Sad, spectacular time-lapse animation shows human impact on Earth

In only 30 years, great glaciers have retreated and a lake that was once the world’s fourth largest has all but dried up. For the first time ever, the human impact on the face of earth as seen from space is on full view, and it is not a pretty picture.
In the Media by Jordan Howell

Op-Ed: Why so many earthquakes in 2012?

Geophysical activities occur as a magnitude-6.8 earthquake strikes northern Myanmar, a magnitude 7.4 earthquake killed about 39 in Guatemala, a magnitude 6.3 earthquake struck near Vancouver Island, and a magnitude 5.8 earthquake struck in Indonesia.
In the Media by Eliot Elwar - 4 comments

Op-Ed: Geophysical activities foreshadow major earthquakes

Geophysical activities portend greater earthquakes. Recently an eastern Indonesian earthquake struck with the power of a 6.3-magnitude, a 6.0-magnitude earthquake struck off northwest Mexico coast, and 'silent earthquakes' ripple under Cascadia.
In the Media by Eliot Elwar - 1 comment

Earthquake 7.6 Richter shakes San José, Costa Rica - UPDATE

A strong earthquake measuring 7.6 on the Richter scale shook Costa Rican territory this morning at about 08:42 local time. No reports are yet known about casualties or the level of damage.
In the Media by Igor I. Solar - 3 comments

No tsunami after strong 7.6 earthquake hits Philippines, one dead

Manila - A tsunami warning is in effect following a a 7.9-magnitude earthquake that struck the Philippines on Friday. The tsunami warning was issued for nations in the nearest vicinity, including Japan, Indonesia and Taiwan.
In the Media by Andrew Moran - 8 comments

Earthquake near Salinas, Ca. (Updated) Special

At 0819 hours this morning an earthquake struck California near Salinas. The area has several fault lines nearby and is on the edge of a tectonic plate.
Digital Journal Report by Gar Swaffar - 19 comments

Earthquake 5.8 Richter shakes southern Costa Rica

Cartago - The U.S. Geological Survey measured the quake at magnitude 5.8 in the Richter scale, placing the epicenter 81 kilometers south of San Jose in the Pacific Ocean.
In the Media by Igor I. Solar

Fracking for gas leads to earthquakes?

The practice of fracking to make gas and oil wells productive is being put on hold in Ohio after a 4.0 earthquake struck the area near Youngstown on Saturday.
In the Media by Gar Swaffar - 1 comment

Quake strikes Papua New Guinea

Lae - Yesterday it was Bali at the center of an earthquake, and today an earthquake has struck Papua New Guinea. Details are still sketchy.
In the Media by Gar Swaffar - 2 comments

Strong 6.6-magnitude earthquake rocks Chile, no aftershocks

Talca - Intense seismic activity has been reported in the South American nation of Chile. A 6.6-magnitude earthquake was recorded near Talca. No significant injuries, deaths or damages have been reported.
In the Media by Andrew Moran

Severe 7.4-magnitude earthquake rocks Japan, no tsunami alert

Tokyo - An intense 7.4-magnitude earthquake has rocked the nation of Japan, specifically in the Bonin Islands. There have been no immediate reports of injuries, deaths or damage. No tsunami alert has yet been issued.
In the Media by Andrew Moran - 1 comment

Powerful 7.5-magnitude quake strikes Indonesia, tsunami warning

Bengkulu - A severe 7.5-magnitude earthquake has been reported in the Kepulauan Mentawai region in Indonesia. There have been no immediate reports of any deaths or significant damages. No aftershock has yet to be reported.
In the Media by Andrew Moran

Strong 6.9-magnitude earthquake rocks Mexico

Sinaloa - A powerful 6.9-magnitude earthquake has been reported in the Gulf of California in Mexico. There have been no immediate reports that the strong quake has caused damage or injuries.
In the Media by Andrew Moran

6.4, 6.1-magnitude earthquakes rock state of Alaska

Anchorage - It has been reported that two earthquakes with a magnitude size of 6.4 and 6.1 have struck the state of Alaska in the Andreanof Islands. There have been no immediate reports of damages or deaths.
In the Media by Andrew Moran

Ryukyu Islands in Japan rocked by strong 6.3-magnitude earthquake

Okinawa - A strong 6.3-magnitude earthquake has been reported in the Ryukyu Islands in the nation of Japan. There have yet to be any immediate reports of aftershocks or damage. A tsunami advisory was issued for some parts of Japan.
In the Media by Andrew Moran - 2 comments

7.2, 6.6-magnitude earthquakes rock Indonesia

Jakarta - The nation of Indonesia has been hit with a strong 6.6-magnitude earthquake. There have been no immediate reports of aftershocks or a tsunami alert. This is the second 6.0+-magnitude earthquake to hit the country in the past 24 hours.
In the Media by Andrew Moran

Strong 6.2-magnitude earthquake hits Fiji, no aftershocks

Suva - Another strong earthquake has been reported in the South Pacific. This time the Fiji region was rocked by a 6.2-magnitude earthquake. There have yet been any immediate reports of a tsunami alert.
In the Media by Andrew Moran

Alaska rocked by strong 6.3-magnitude earthquake, 2 aftershocks

Anchorage - It has been reported that a strong 6.3-magnitude rocked the Aleutian Islands in the State of Alaska. Two aftershocks have also been reported with a magnitude size of 3. There haven’t been any immediate reports of significant damages.
In the Media by Andrew Moran - 1 comment

Earthquake, aftershock cause minor damages, 3 injuries in Iran

Tehran - A moderate 5.7-magnitude earthquake and an aftershock have caused minor damages throughout the northern region of Iran, which has also been felt in Tehran. At least three injuries have been immediately reported.
In the Media by Andrew Moran

Mexico rocked by strong 6.1-magnitude earthquake, no aftershock

Puerto Vallarta - An earthquake has been reported off the coast of Mexico. The temblor was measured at 6.1-magnitude. There have been no immediate reports of injuries, deaths or significant damage.
In the Media by Andrew Moran

Ecuador rocked by strong 7.1-magnitude earthquake, minor damages

Ambato - The nation of Ecuador has experienced a severe earthquake measuring at 7.1-magnitude on the Richter scale. There have been reports of minor damages and injuries.
In the Media by Andrew Moran

Strong earthquakes rock Papua New Guinea, Fiji, others

Port Moresby - Strong earthquakes have been reported all over the world over the last 12 hours from Papua New Guinea to Alaska to the region of Russia-Japan. The earthquakes have ranged from 6.0-magnitude to 7.0-magnitude.
In the Media by Andrew Moran

Earthquake hits Alaska, no aftershocks reported

Anchorage - For the second time in less than one month, the State of Alaska has been struck by a strong 6-magnitude earthquake, which could prompt a dozen moderate aftershocks similar to last month's temblor.
In the Media by Andrew Moran

Strong 6.0-magnitude earthquake rocks Samoa-Tonga region

Apia - Another strong earthquake has been reported. A 6.0-magnitude earthquake has rocked the Samoa-Tonga region. No aftershocks have yet been reported and the proper authorities have not issued a tsunami alert.
In the Media by Andrew Moran

Philippines struck by another powerful earthquake, aftershock

Cotabato - For the fourth time in less than 12 hours, the Philippines was rocked again by a strong earthquake. This time the earthquake was measured at a 6.5-magnitude.
In the Media by Andrew Moran - 2 comments

Strong Alaska earthquake prompts 11 minor, moderate aftershocks

Anchorage - Alaska usually receives minor earthquakes ranging from 2.0 to 3.5-magnitude. However, Alaska was struck by a 6.7-magnitude earthquake followed by moderate aftershocks.
In the Media by Andrew Moran

Two powerful earthquakes strike Papua New Guinea, no aftershocks

Port Moresby - Two severe earthquakes have rocked the nation of Papua New Guinea but no aftershocks have yet been reported. The earthquakes were measured at 6.8-magnitude and 6.9-magnitude.
In the Media by Andrew Moran - 2 comments
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A healthy Columbia Glacier in Alaska in 1984.
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A healthy Columbia Glacier in Alaska in 1984.
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Popocatepetl volcano in 2000
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Popocatepetl volcano in 2000
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