U.S. Geological Survey

3.1 Magnitude Quake In Central CaliforniaA 3.1 magnitude quake struck in Central Valley, 18 miles west of Soledad.
6.4 Earthquake Strikes Near Solomon IslandsAn earthquake with a magnitude of 6.4 struck near the Solomon Islands Wednesday, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.
Gold From Poop? USGS Scientists Look At Recovering Valuable Metals From Feces, SewageWhat goes down the drain might be more valuable than people think. Scientists with the U.S. Geological Survey are looking at the possibility of recovering gold, along with rare elements from feces and sewage.
Several Quakes Shake Central, Southern California Within 2 HoursThe U.S. Geological Survey has reported at least 5 earthquakes in Central and Southern California in the span of about two hours, Saturday night.
Magnitude 2.9 Quake Strikes East Of LivermoreAn earthquake registering a preliminary magnitude of 2.9 struck near Livermore on Friday afternoon, according to the U.S. Geological Survey’s automated seismograph alert network.
Magnitude 3.0 Earthquake Shakes San Benito County Near RidgemarkAn earthquake registering a preliminary magnitude of 3.0 struck east of Ridgemark, near Hollister Thursday at 3:11 a.m. according to the U.S. Geological Survey's automated seismograph alert network.
Chance Of Damaging Aftershock From Napa Earthquake Estimated To Be 25 PercentThere is a 25 percent chance of a strong and potentially damaging aftershock in the next seven days following Sunday’s 6.0-magnitude earthquake near American Canyon, U.S. Geological Survey officials said Monday.
2.9 Aftershock Rattles Napa; Among Dozens Of Small Tremors Following 6.0 EarthquakeAn aftershock of the Napa earthquake, one of dozens of that have hit after Sunday's 6.0 shaker, was felt Monday afternoon and registered a magnitude of 2.9.
Latest In Series Of Small Earthquakes Hits Area South Of GilroyThe latest in a series of small earthquakes has rattled the same area of Northern California Thursday.
Earthquake Risk Assessment Increased For One-Third Of U.S.A new federal earthquake map dials up the shaking hazard just a bit for about one-third of the United States and lowers it for one-tenth of the nation.
2 Small Earthquakes Seconds Apart Shake Area Near GilroyTwo small earthquakes less than a minute apart shook part an area near GilroyTuesday afternoon.
6.5 Earthquake Rocks Japan Coast; Tsunami Advisory IssuedA strong earthquake has struck off the coast of Japan Friday, prompting a tsunami advisory for Japan coastal regions.
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