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2014/07/22 02:13
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... have a 2 percent chance of experiencing "very intense shaking" over a 50-year lifespan, USGS project chief Mark Petersen said. Those with lower hazard ratings would experience less intense...
2014/07/22 02:13
2014/07/22 02:13
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2014/07/22 02:13
2014/07/22 02:13
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... the 16 states that have a relatively high chance of having a damaging quake. The previous USGS hazard map came out in 2008, and experts say the new one looks at what's happened with quakes...
2014/07/18 21:20
2014/07/18 21:20
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... of experiencing damaging ground shaking from an earthquake in the next 50 years, the USGS noted. The 16 states at highest risk are Alaska, Arkansas, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois,...
2014/07/18 08:23
2014/07/18 08:23
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... have a 2 percent chance of experiencing "very intense shaking" over a 50-year lifespan, USGS project chief Mark Petersen said. Those with lower hazard ratings would experience less intense...
2014/07/17 13:13
2014/07/17 13:13
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A magnitude 5.8 earthquake struck western Canada near the Gulf of Alaska early on Thursday, the U.S. Geological Survey said. The quake, initially reported as a magnitude 6.1 event, hit 59 miles (95...
2014/07/16 15:50
2014/07/16 15:50
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... us a 3-D picture. That's what makes lidar a game-changing technology," says Vicki Lukas, USGS' chief of topographic data services team. She says USGS has contracted with private firms to...
2014/06/28 12:38
2014/06/28 12:38
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... The parents head out to sea and travel enormous distances—sometimes as far as Japan and Alaska—in search of food. Earlier this year a handful of albatross parents on Kaua'i and Oahu were...
2014/06/25 14:14
2014/06/25 14:14
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JUNEAU, Alaska - A magnitude 7.9 earthquake struck deep under the ocean floor near Alaska's Aleutian Islands, triggering shaking felt over vast distances and setting off a small tsunami, the National...
2014/06/24 03:20
2014/06/24 03:20
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A North Slope explorer relying on a generous tax credit offered under Alaska's previous production tax is moving forward to evaluate what it believes is a promising exploration play, with the drilling...
2014/07/22 02:13
2014/07/22 02:13
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