Topic: U.S. Geological Survey
Vanuatu tsunami fears following a powerful earthquake panicked residents on Tuesday. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center reported a 9-inch wave.
08/10/2010 01:28 pm
The Feb. 27 Chile earthquake lifted the ground by the coast by more than eight feet and sunk ground inland by more than three feet, a new study found.
07/29/2010 06:50 pm
You can virtually explore the surface of Mars, thanks to a powerful camera aboard a spacecraft that has made the most accurate global map of the red planet in history.
07/23/2010 05:30 pm
Milwaukee sinkhole opened during torrential rain Thursday night. Milwaukee sinkhole has been cordoned off while officials conduct tests to determine if the 40-foot-wide hole is in danger of collapsing further.
07/23/2010 03:15 pm
Gray wolf numbers in the US are at their highest point in years thanks to diligent restoration work. But some farmers and biologists in the Midwest are concerned that there are now too many wolves in their backyard.
07/21/2010 01:21 pm
The study of Columbia Glacier shows the first detailed observation of a glacier undergoing a transition from grounded to floating.
07/16/2010 02:33 pm
DC earthquake of magnitude 3.6 occurred Friday morning. Centered north of Rockville, Md., it was strong enough to wake sleepers and cause a flood of calls to 911.
07/16/2010 01:22 pm
Maryland earthquake, measuring 3.6 magnitude, was centered just outside Washington, D.C. just after 5 AM ET Friday.
07/16/2010 10:09 am
California quake was centered 28 miles south of Palm Springs and was related to the powerful Easter Day quake, but was not an aftershock.
07/08/2010 10:51 am
A Mexico earthquake, magnitude 6.0, centered in the southern state of Oaxaca and shook buildings 300 miles north in Mexico City. One person died in a quake that was shallower and weaker than the Haiti and Chile earthquakes.
06/30/2010 02:55 pm