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A USGS map of an earthquake that hit Papua New Guinea. (Source: USGS)

Magnitude 7.7 Earthquake In Papua New Guinea Prompts Tsunami Warning

The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 7.7 earthquake has struck in Papua New Guinea. The earthquake prompted a tsunami warning.

03/29/2015

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Magnitude 5.6 Earthquake Strikes Chile

The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 5.6 earthquake has struck in northern Chile. There were no immediate reports of damage and no tsunami warning.

03/29/2015

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Small Magnitude 2.2 Quake Hits Silicon Valley, Shallow Tremor Felt More Widely

The U.S. Geological Survey reports a 2.2 magnitude earthquake struck after 11 a.m. in Silicon Valley, just hours after a 4.2 magnitude quake hit Coalinga.

03/27/2015

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Magnitude 4.2 Earthquake Hits Central California Near Coalinga

The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 4.2 earthquake has struck in Central California.

03/27/2015

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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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Magnitude 2.5 Earthquake Hits Central California Area Near Hollister

The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 2.5 earthquake has struck in Central California.

03/24/2015

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3.5 Magnitude Earthquake Shakes Central California

The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 3.5 earthquake has struck in Central California.

03/24/2015

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Pair Of Earthquakes Felt Shaking South Bay Area

CUPERTINO (CBS SF) — A pair of magnitude 2.6 earthquakes shook the South Bay Monday afternoon. The first quake struck shortly before 9 a.m. Monday morning about nine miles north of Morgan Hill, registering a magnitude of […]

03/23/2015

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Magnitude 6.2 Earthquake Strikes Ocean Off Central Chile

The tremor struck at 11:27 a.m. Pacific time along the Nazaca Plate. An initial report suggests it hit at a depth of 10 kilometers.

03/18/2015

(CBS)

Magnitude 6.6 Earthquake Strikes Near Indonesia

A magnitude 6.6 earthquake struck the Molucca Sea region Tuesday afternoon.

03/17/2015

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