Geology

Quake-triggered landslide kills 2 on Indonesia's Lombok

1 day ago   |   National Post

JAKARTA, Indonesia - A moderately strong earthquake triggered a landslide that hit a popular waterfall on the Indonesian tourist island of Lombok on Sunday, killing at least...
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Going with the Flow: Waterfalls Can Form Spontaneously

3 days ago   |   Scientific American

Understanding how these breathtaking features form helps scientist interpret geologic history
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Last of whooping cranes departs Maryland breeding program

4 days ago   |   My Sanantonio

LAUREL, Md. - The last of a flock of 75 whooping cranes has left a U.S. Geological Survey site in Maryland, marking the end of a 52-year-old breeding program. The Baltimore Sun...
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Hawaii earthquake: 5.5-magnitude earthquake strikes near Kilauea volcano

5 days ago   |   ABC   |   2 articles

The U.S. Geological Survey on Wednesday confirmed that a 5.5-magnitude earthquake hit Hawaii.
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Moderate earthquake shakes Hawaii's Kilauea volcano

5 days ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

VOLCANO, Hawaii - The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude-5.5 earthquake has hit the southern flank of Hawaii's Kilauea volcano. The agnecy reports light to moderate...
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CO2 mineralization in geologically common rocks for carbon storage

9 days ago   |   Science Daily

An international research team modeled CO2 mineralization on a quartz surface to study the dynamics of geological trapping. In molecular dynamics simulations, CO2 interacted...
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No, that wasn't an earthquake you just felt in Orlando: USGS says nothing registered

10 days ago   |   Orlando Sentinel

Did you feel that tremor? It wasn't an earthquake, according to the United States Geological Survey. It would pick up anything above a 1.0, said Jana Pursley, a geophysicist...
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Seoul: Small quake in North Korea likely due to mining blast

10 days ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of - South Korea's weather agency says a small earthquake detected in North Korea was likely caused by a mining operation. An official from the Korean...
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Rare earthquake hits Florida, but no damage reported in Panhandle

11 days ago   |   Orlando Sentinel

A rare earthquake hit the Florida Panhandle, though it didn't pack much of a punch. The U.S. Geological Survey reports that the magnitude 2.6 earthquake occurred about 10:45...
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People are being warned not to enter popular ice cave as it nears collapse

13 days ago   |   National Post

WHITEHORSE - Experts say a unique, cave-like tunnel formed by a retreating Yukon glacier remains a popular tourist attraction but is no longer safe to enter and may collapse...
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