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The New York Times   20 May 2020   USA   Michigan  
<p>Two dams in Michigan were breached on Tuesday after days of heavy rainfall, forcing the evacuation of thousands of residents and bringing what officials warned would be life-threatening flooding to homes and businesses.<br />The failures of the Edenville ...
New York Post   01 April 2020   USA   Idaho  
<p>BOISE, Idaho &mdash; An earthquake struck north of Boise Tuesday evening, with people across a large area reporting shaking.<br />The U.S. Geological Survey reports the magnitude 6.5 temblor struck just before 6 p.m. It was centered 73 miles (118 kilometers) ...
Tech Explorist   02 March 2020   USA   Montana  
<p>Scientists from the Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), and Mary Schweitzer, of North Carolina State University in the United States, have discovered evidence of fossilized cell nuclei and ...
Fox News   21 February 2020   USA  
<p>In 2019, California was rocked by back-to-back earthquakes measuring 7.1 and 6.4, respectively. The quakes brought renewed attention to the state’s vulnerability given its boundaries around the San Andreas fault line.<br>The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) ...
WSOCTV   17 February 2020   USA   Hardin County, Tennessee  
<p>HARDIN COUNTY, Tenn. &mdash; Two homes in Hardin County, Tennessee, took a plunge into the Tennessee River Saturday evening. Hardin County firefighters were called just after 5 p.m. to the 4800 block of Glendale Rd. for fears of a landslide along the Tennessee ...
The Guardian   20 December 2019   USA   New York  
<p>The world&rsquo;s oldest known fossil forest has been discovered in a sandstone quarry in New York state, offering new insights into how trees transformed the planet.<br />The forest, found in the town of Cairo, would have spanned from New York to Pennsylvania ...
The Washington Post   05 September 2019   USA   California, L.A.  
<p>Scientists thought the Wilmington blind‐thrust fault that runs deep under the Los Angeles region had been dormant since the Late Pliocene era, millions of years ago. But a new study reveals that it&rsquo;s very much alive, and capable of generating the ...
Los Angeles Times   23 July 2019   USA   California  
<p>Millions felt the shaking from the Ridgecrest earthquake.<br>But new satellite images offer a dramatic and instructive view of the immense power of the magnitude 7.1 quake, showing how California’s biggest earthquake in nearly two decades caused the ground ...
CNN   06 July 2019   USA   California  
<p>(CNN) Residents of Southern California are on high alert after a 7.1-magnitude earthquake rocked communities near the Mojave Desert on Friday, just one day after a 6.4-magnitude quake occurred in the same area.<br>The United States Geological Survey (USGS) ...
CBS Los Angeles   05 July 2019   USA   California  
<p>TRONA (CBSLA) &mdash; In the town closest to the epicenter of Thursday morning&rsquo;s earthquake, the lights are finally back on &mdash; though residents are still waiting for water and gas to return.<br />The other issue, according to CBS2&rsquo;s Tom ...