Stories tagged: USGS
UPDATED: Wed., May 10, 2017, 7:29 p.m.
Moderate earthquake in far western China kills at least eight
State media say a moderate but shallow earthquake in the far west of China has killed eight people and injured 11 others.
UPDATED: Sun., April 16, 2017, 7:15 p.m.
Three small earthquakes recorded along Oregon coast
The U.S. Geological Survey reports three small earthquakes have been recorded along the Oregon central coast.
Wed., March 22, 2017, 5:46 p.m.
Changes along Spokane River may be affecting flood conditions
The highest flow on the Spokane River in 20 years is showing evidence that the river may be changing
Mon., Dec. 5, 2016, 2:59 p.m.
USGS records 5 earthquakes overnight in northern Oklahoma
The U.S. Geological Survey has recorded five small earthquakes in northern Oklahoma, including a magnitude 3.9 temblor near Pawnee where the state’s largest earthquake was recorded in September.
Sun., Nov. 6, 2016, 7:15 p.m.
Researchers seek to find Old Faithful’s underground plumbing
Scientists from the U.S. and Denmark are seeking to map out the plumbing system hidden inside the earth’s crust that’s responsible for the famous Old Faithful geyser and other hydrothermal …
Wed., May 18, 2016, 1:03 p.m.
Mount St. Helens monitoring ongoing 36 years after eruption
Thirty-six years after a deadly volcanic eruption at Mount St. Helens, the United States Geological Survey is still closely monitoring the volcano and others in the state.
Wed., April 27, 2016, 10:37 a.m.
4.1 magnitude earthquake recorded in central Oklahoma
The U.S. Geological Survey has recorded at 4.1 magnitude earthquake in the Oklahoma City area. The quake struck at 10:44 a.m. Wednesday near Luther, about 30 miles north of Oklahoma …
Thu., Oct. 17, 2013
Study reveals Spokane Fault; statewide Shakeout set for today
Be prepared to drop to the floor, crawl under something sturdy and cover your head this morning, if only for a minute or so. Today is the Great Washington Shakeout, …
Sat., June 23, 2012
Seismic tests aim to reveal earthquake risk
The ground is shaking this weekend on Spokane’s North Side. A team from the U.S. Geological Survey is in town to conduct seismic reflection tests on a mile-plus path along …