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A home in El Nido, Merced County, that is sinking into the ground. (CBS)

Drought Conditions Cause Central Valley Homes To Sink Into The Ground

Homes in a Central Valley neighborhood are the latest casualty of California’s historic drought. The parched, dry weather is causing them to literally sink into the ground.

06/29/2015

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Magnitude 5.8 Earthquake Strikes Alaska

The U.S. Geological Survey says a strong earthquake struck in Alaska, but no tsunami was expected.

06/24/2015

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Magnitude 6.5 Earthquake Strikes Fiji Islands

The U.S. Geological Survey says a strong earthquake struck in the Fiji Islands region, but a tsunami is not expected.

06/21/2015

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Magnitude 2.6 Earthquake Hits Yountville

The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 2.6 earthquake has struck the Yountville area Wednesday afternoon.

06/17/2015

Magnitude-6.1 earthquake strikes mid-Atlantic (USGS)

7.0-Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Mid-Atlantic Ridge

The U.S. Geological Survey says a strong earthquake struck in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean Wednesday morning, but a tsunami is not expected.

06/17/2015

Paradise Bay and Orne Harbor are located in West Antarctica. Argentina and Chile both have scientific bases on the shore. (Photo Credit: Jordan Spielman)

Australia, Antarctica May Have Been Ancient Next Door Neighbors With California

Australia and Antarctica may have once been next door neighbors with California and Arizona, according to new findings by USGS scientists.

06/16/2015

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Deep Earthquake Rocks Northern Chile; No Damage Reported

The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 6.0 earthquake has struck in far northern Chile. There were no immediate reports of damage and no tsunami warning.

06/10/2015

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4 Small Earthquakes Strike Near Hollister Within Minutes Sunday Morning

The U.S. Geological Survey says a sequence of four earthquakes rattled the Central Coast area of California Sunday morning.

06/07/2015

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Magnitude 3.0 Earthquake Hits Hollister Area

The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 3.0 earthquake has struck the Hollister area Wednesday evening.

06/03/2015

(USGS)

Three 5+ Magnitude Earthquakes Hit Oregon Coast In 12 Hours

A third large earthquake struck off the coast of Oregon Monday but officials say no tsunami was triggered.

06/01/2015

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