U.S. Geological Survey
What 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.
The U.S. Geological Survey has reported at least 5 earthquakes in Central and Southern California in the span of about two hours, Saturday night.
An 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.
An 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.
There 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.
An 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.
The latest in a series of small earthquakes has rattled the same area of Northern California Thursday.
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.
Two small earthquakes less than a minute apart shook part an area near GilroyTuesday afternoon.
A strong earthquake has struck off the coast of Japan Friday, prompting a tsunami advisory for Japan coastal regions.