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3.1 Magnitude Quake In Central California

A 3.1 magnitude quake struck in Central Valley, 18 miles west of Soledad.

08/19/2015

Location of a 6.4 magnitude earthquake just off the Solomon Islands, August 12, 2015. (USGS)

6.4 Earthquake Strikes Near Solomon Islands

An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.4 struck near the Solomon Islands Wednesday, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

08/12/2015

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Gold From Poop? USGS Scientists Look At Recovering Valuable Metals From Feces, Sewage

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.

03/25/2015

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Several Quakes Shake Central, Southern California Within 2 Hours

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.

01/03/2015

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Magnitude 2.9 Quake Strikes East Of Livermore

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.

10/03/2014

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Magnitude 3.0 Earthquake Shakes San Benito County Near Ridgemark

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.

09/04/2014

A car is seen covered in bricks following a reported 6.0 earthquake on August 24, 2014 in Napa.  (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Chance Of Damaging Aftershock From Napa Earthquake Estimated To Be 25 Percent

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.

08/25/2014

Nicholas George looks under a buckled highway just outside of Napa, California after earthquake struck the area in the early hours of August 24, 2014. (Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images)

2.9 Aftershock Rattles Napa; Among Dozens Of Small Tremors Following 6.0 Earthquake

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.

08/25/2014

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Latest In Series Of Small Earthquakes Hits Area South Of Gilroy

The latest in a series of small earthquakes has rattled the same area of Northern California Thursday.

08/21/2014

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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.

07/17/2014

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