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.
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
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..
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..
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..
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..
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,..
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