21 days ago
The U.S. Geological Survey says the 7:38 a.m. Wednesday temblor was centered 3 miles west of Isla Vista in Santa Barbara County, and shaking was felt as far away as Bakersfield and Los Angeles.
26 days ago
Rafael Abreau, a geophysicist with the U.S. Geological Survey's National Earthquake Center, says the temblor struck at 8:47 p.m. and was centered six miles west northwest of Greenville, and 26...
30 days ago
A magnitude-6.5 earthquake struck off the coast of Chile on Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey said, but Chilean officials said it was not felt on land and discarded the possibility that it might...
36 days ago
Alaska Airlines officials said the observatory, funded by the U.S. Geological Survey, provides a crucial service, including early warnings of seismic changes that may portend an impending eruption.
39 days ago
The U.S. Geological Survey's National Earthquake Information Center says the quake hit shortly after 20:46 GMT Saturday.
44 days ago
A new satellite hovering nearly 450 miles above the Earth appears to working flawlessly as it embarks on a 10-year mission to document the planet's surface, scientists and engineers at the U.S....
46 days ago
The Alaska Volcano Observatory and U.S. Geological Survey say satellites detected a small, low-altitude ash cloud and elevated surface temperatures at the summit.
49 days ago
The U.S. Geological Survey says the magnitude-5.4 earthquake struck Wednesday and was centered near the border between Indian-held Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh state to its south.
50 days ago
But advances in drilling techniques and growing activity by oil companies caused the U.S. Geological Survey to take a closer look.
50 days ago
Large-scale drilling in Three Forks didn't occur until after that earlier assessment, and the formation is now estimated to hold as much recoverable crude as the Bakken, according to the USGS.
96 days ago
In addition, Ozman said, the USGS plans to issue a notice to all employees that a furlough is also being considered, but that any furloughs would not exceed nine days.
100 days ago
The U.S. Geological Survey's monitoring system places the epicenter in the desert near Anza, about 100 miles southeast of Los Angeles.
101 days ago
On record, the largest earthquake in Texas occurred on Aug. 16, 1931, when a magnitude-5.8 earthquake hit near Valentine in Jeff Davis County near Big Bend National Park, according to the USGS.
101 days ago
The U.S. Geological Survey says the 2.7 magnitude quake happened at 8:47 a.m. CDT Sunday and was centered four miles north-northeast of Godley.
114 days ago
Typically, people near the center of it will feel it," Don Blakeman, a geophysicist at the Geological Survey in Golden, Colo., said Sunday.
115 days ago
The U.S. Geological Survey reports one earthquake at 4:35 a.m.
127 days ago
The U.S. Geological Survey says the magnitude 4.9 earthquake hit at 4:10 p.m.It was centered 45 miles west of Tonopah, Nev., and followed by two smaller earthquakes recorded at magnitude 3.1 and...
139 days ago
The U.S. Geological Survey says the magnitude 6.0 quake struck about 1 a.m. Thursday and was centered in the ocean, about 200 miles south of the capital, Juneau.
142 days ago
The U.S. Geological Survey reported that the temblor hit at 22:38 p.m. local time (1638 GMT; 11:38 a.m. EST) Monday and that the epicenter was in a remote mountainous area near the border with...
145 days ago
The U.S. Geological Survey says the 4.1 magnitude quake happened at 1:01 a.m. Friday and was centered about two miles west-northwest of Timpson.
147 days ago
The U.S. Geological Survey says the 3.0 magnitude quake happened at 10:16 p.m. Tuesday.
147 days ago
A small earthquake was felt at 10:16 p.m. Tuesday in Irving, Dallas, Coppell and Euless, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.