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Magnitude 4.4, 4.0 Earthquakes Hit Southern Oregon

The U.S. Geological Survey says two earthquakes with magnitudes of 4.4, and 4.0 struck in Oregon Wednesday evening.

07/15/2015

Seismometer

Small Quake Near The Geysers Rattles Sonoma County

The U.S. Geological Survey reported a 3.8 magnitude earthquake in Sonoma County Thursday evening.

07/09/2015

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6.2-Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Off Tonga

The U.S. Geological Survey says a strong earthquake has struck the Pacific nation of Tonga, but no tsunami threat was expected.

07/06/2015

Quake Locator

No Damage Reported From Fourth of July Magnitude 4.2 Quake In Oregon

Hundreds of people reported to the U.S. Geological Survey that they felt the magnitude 4.2 quake, which struck at 8:42 a.m. Saturday near Eugene and Springfield, Oregon.

07/04/2015

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

EARTHQUAKE

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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