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Express   11 February 2019   USA   California  
<p>CALIFORNIA will eventually be struck by a huge earthquake that could have catastrophic effects. But when will the Big One hit?</p>
The Guardian   04 January 2019   USA   California  
<p>Los Angeles has unveiled the US&rsquo;s first publicly available earthquake early-warning app, a development seismologists hope will move cities across the west coast to invest in wide-scale alert technology.<br /><br />ShakeAlertLA uses mobile app technology ...
KQED   17 December 2018   USA   California  
<p>The new year will mark a half-century since a "seismic" shift in geology unfolded.</p><p>Eldridge Moores was a key thinker in that shift. He died in late October, but the longtime UC Davis professor and field researcher left a permanent mark on geology ...
Business Insider   07 November 2018   USA   California  
<p>In October, the US Geological Survey released a new report detailing the relative threats posed by volcanoes in the United States. It was the first updated threat assessment since 2005, and officials will use the data to prioritize volcanoes for research ...
Express   16 October 2018   USA   California  
<p>TWO MASSIVE earthquakes have struck the French island of New Caledonia sending aftershocks ricocheting through the volatile Ring of Fire region. A huge magnitude 6.8 quake rocked the region early on Tuesday morning. <br>The earthquake followed an earlier ...
The Mercury news   21 September 2018   USA   California  
<p>SUNOL &mdash; After toiling away in the remote hills east of Interstate 680 on the Alameda-Santa Clara county line for seven years, hundreds of construction workers have finally finished the largest dam built in the Bay Area in 20 years.</p> <p>The 220-foot ...
Filed under: Construction News
CNN   19 July 2018   USA   California  
<p>(CNN) A portion of California's scenic Highway 1 reopened Wednesday more than a year after a major landslide buried the road, transportation officials said.<br />The landslide at Mud Creek in 2017 heaped six million tons of rock and dirt on about a quarter ...
Filed under: Construction News
Science Daily   26 June 2018   USA   California  
<p>Geologists identify the San Andreas Fault's 'Durmid Ladder' structure, a a nearly 15.5-mile-long, sheared zone with two, nearly parallel master faults and hundreds of smaller, rung-like cross faults that could be the site of the region's next major earthquake.</p ...
Newsweek   25 January 2018   USA   California  
<p>Three earthquakes hit California on Thursday, one as far south as Trabuco Canyon and a second all the way up to a spot off the coast of Eureka, according to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).<br>A third earthquake struck near Lytle Creek, California, registering ...
Filed under: Natural Hazards
CNN   11 January 2018   USA   California  
<p>(CNN)Southern Californians can't get a break from nature. First, wildfires scorched a massive area northwest of Los Angeles. Now catastrophic mudslides have swallowed homes and killed at least 15 people.</p> <p>But a variety of unique factors have made ...
Filed under: Natural Hazards