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United States Geological Survey: Scientific agency of the United States government
The United States Geological Survey is a scientific agency of the United States government. The scientists of the USGS study the landscape of the United States, its natural resources, and the natural hazards that threaten it. The organization has four major science disciplines, concerning biology, geography, geology, and hydrology. The USGS is a fact-finding research organization with no regulatory responsibility.

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Quake causes panic in eastern Indonesia; one killed

A magnitude 7.3 earthquake struck the Moluccas islands in eastern Indonesia on Sunday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) reported, killing one person and causing panic among residents.
Reuters - Published

Quake with 7.3 magnitude strikes in eastern Indonesia: USGS

An earthquake with a magnitude of 7.3 struck southeast of the city of Ternate, in the Moluccas in the eastern area of Indonesia, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.
Reuters - Published

Videos for United States Geological Survey

More Earthquakes To Come In California? [Video]More Earthquakes To Come In California?

Southern California residents are nervously combing through the damage following two major earthquakes. As thousands of aftershocks rattle the region, CNN reports the threat of dangerous tremors isn't..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:36Published

Seismologists Can Only Predict Earthquakes By Looking In The Rear-View Mirror [Video]Seismologists Can Only Predict Earthquakes By Looking In The Rear-View Mirror

Over the next week, Southern California has only a 27% chance of experiencing a third earthquake greater than magnitude 6. But according to Reuters, it has a 96% chance of going through a tremor of..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:59Published

As California Deals With Earthquake Fallout, Experts Warn Of Bigger Quakes To Come [Video]As California Deals With Earthquake Fallout, Experts Warn Of Bigger Quakes To Come

A 7.1-magnitude earthquake rocked communities near the Mojave Desert on Friday, one day after a 6.4-magnitude quake there. According to CNN, aftershocks have occurred an average of once a minute since..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:42Published

One Aftershock A Minute Is What Southern Californians Are Experiencing Now [Video]One Aftershock A Minute Is What Southern Californians Are Experiencing Now

CNN reports the earth hasn't stopped rumbling under Southern California since Thursday. That's when a powerful 6.4-magnitude earthquake rattled Ridgecrest and the surrounding area. The US Geological..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:52Published

A bigger earthquake hits South California [Video]A bigger earthquake hits South California

A 7.1 magnitude earthquake struck in South California on Friday evening, with officials warning that there's more to come. Matthew Larotonda reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:47Published

Strong aftershock in California after July 4th quake [Video]Strong aftershock in California after July 4th quake

A strong aftershock shook Southern California early on Friday as residents were still assessing the damage from the July 4 quake, the strongest in the region in 25 years, which was felt by more than 20..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:20Published

Shattered liquor bottles, pools slosh during CA quake [Video]Shattered liquor bottles, pools slosh during CA quake

A powerful earthquake struck Southern California on Thursday, as caught on dramatic videos in a town northeast of Los Angeles, but authorities had no early reports of injuries. Rough Cut (no reporter..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:33Published

Quake of magnitude 7.5 shakes Australian city [Video]Quake of magnitude 7.5 shakes Australian city

A deep earthquake of magnitude 7.5 struck off the coasts of East Timor and Indonesia on Monday with the shaking felt in Australia's northern city of Darwin, about 700 km (435 miles) from the epicenter,..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:23Published

Death toll from China quakes rises to 11 [Video]Death toll from China quakes rises to 11

The death toll from two strong earthquakes rose to 11 with 122 people injured, according to state media. The quakes hit the southwestern province of Sichuan late on Monday. Rough cut - no reporter..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:13Published

Strong Earthquake Hits Northern Peru [Video]Strong Earthquake Hits Northern Peru

CNN reports One person was killed and at least 11 people have been injured in Peru, with a further seven injuries in neighboring Ecuador, after an 8.0 magnitude earthquake struck northern Peru on..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:33Published

 

Quake of magnitude 6.6 strikes west of Australia's Broome: USGS

An earthquake of magnitude 6.6 struck west of Australia's beach resort of Broome, the United States Geological Survey said on Sunday, with residents saying the impact shook some buildings and pushed..
Reuters - Published
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