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Daily Star
California ‘BIG ONE’ earthquake killing THOUSANDS and costing billions could hit TOMORROWAlertShake system is estimated to cost around $38million, with an additional $1
Daily Star / Posted 10 hours ago
AlertShake system is estimated to cost around $38million, with an additional $16.1 in annual maintenance, according to USGS. California has already invested $10m in the earthquake early warning system that has been under development since... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Fish future on a broken riverall publication for a time. Their objections caused a de facto embargo of its s
Rutland Herald / Posted 20 hours ago
all publication for a time. Their objections caused a de facto embargo of its sale in the U.S. through that spring. USGS cited editorial and style concerns in “recalling” three chapters on sturgeon biology and spawning — including the data... Read more
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11 News Houston
USGS: 2.9-magnitude earthquake reported in Fayette CountyTEXAS - The U.S. Geological Survey reported Friday evening that a 2.9-magnitude
11 News Houston / Posted 21 hours ago
TEXAS - The U.S. Geological Survey reported Friday evening that a 2.9-magnitude earthquake was recorded in Fayette County. USGS reports show the earthquake occurred near Flatonia, Texas, a town that is about 70 miles southeast of Austin, around... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
USGS: 2.9-magnitude earthquake reported in Fayette CountyTEXAS - The U.S. Geological Survey reported Friday evening that a 2.9-magnitude
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 22 hours ago
TEXAS - The U.S. Geological Survey reported Friday evening that a 2.9-magnitude earthquake was recorded in Fayette County. USGS reports show the earthquake occurred near Flatonia, Texas, a town that is about 70 miles southeast of Austin, around... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
USGS: 2.9-magnitude earthquake reported in Fayette CountyTEXAS - The U.S. Geological Survey reported Friday evening that a 2.9-magnitude
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 22 hours ago
TEXAS - The U.S. Geological Survey reported Friday evening that a 2.9-magnitude earthquake was recorded in Fayette County. USGS reports show the earthquake occurred near Flatonia, Texas, a town that is about 70 miles southeast of Austin, around... Read more
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express
North Korea 'nuclear mountain' could EXPLODE and cause deadly radiation leakMount Mantap nuclear site may not be used to test nuclear weapons for much long
express / Posted yesterday
Mount Mantap nuclear site may not be used to test nuclear weapons for much longer. The United States Geological Survey (USGS) shows the quake was detected just 23 kilometres from Sungjibaegam, a town close to the Punggye-ri nuclear test site and... Read more
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Al.com
North Alabama has strongest earthquake of 2017detected in the northern half of the state. Friday's quake was detected nine m
Al.com / Posted yesterday
detected in the northern half of the state. Friday's quake was detected nine miles northeast of Scottsboro and 24 miles north northwest of Fort Payne, according to the USGS. It occurred more than 5.6 miles below the earth's surface, the USGS... Read more
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The News & Observer
Are you drinking high levels of arsenic? A new study says millions may be across USlevels | News & Observer A graphic showing the by-county estimates for what is
The News & Observer / Posted 2 days ago
levels | News & Observer A graphic showing the by-county estimates for what is considered to by high levels of arsenic. USGS A graphic showing the by-county estimates for what is considered to by high levels of arsenic. USGS More than 2... Read more
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KUSI News San Diego
Great California ShakeOut drill to prepare San Diegans for major earthquakeYou could be anywhere when an earthquake strikes: at home, at work, at school o
KUSI News San Diego / Posted 2 days ago
You could be anywhere when an earthquake strikes: at home, at work, at school or even on vacation." According to the USGS, some 2,000 people would die, tens of thousands would be injured and more than $200 billion in damage would result from... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
San Diegans take part in Great California ShakeOut DrillYou could be anywhere when an earthquake strikes: at home, at work, at school o
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 2 days ago
You could be anywhere when an earthquake strikes: at home, at work, at school or even on vacation." According to the USGS, some 2,000 people would die, tens of thousands would be injured and more than $200 billion in damage would result from... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Nearly One Million San Diegans Expected To Participate In Great California ShakeOut DrillYou could be anywhere when an earthquake strikes: at home, at work, at school o
KPBS San Diego / Posted 2 days ago
You could be anywhere when an earthquake strikes: at home, at work, at school or even on vacation." According to the USGS, some 2,000 people would die, tens of thousands would be injured and more than $200 billion in damage would result from... Read more
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express
Japan earthquake: Ring of Fire hit AGAIN as 5.8 quake rocks islandsto 42,000 people. In total some 667,000 people live in the affected area - alt
express / Posted 2 days ago
to 42,000 people. In total some 667,000 people live in the affected area - although the United States Geological Society (USGS) said only around 2,000 of these will have felt any shaking. Its website said: “Overall, the population in this region... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
ShakeOut: Get Ready to Drop, Cover and Hold Onquake ends, drivers should proceed with caution and avoid bridges or ramps that
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 2 days ago
quake ends, drivers should proceed with caution and avoid bridges or ramps that may have been damaged. According to the USGS, some 2,000 people would die, tens of thousands would be injured and more than $200 billion in damage would result from... Read more
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Daily Mail
World's largest earthquake drill will take place in California todaythat lie across the Bay Area in Northern California. David Schwartz, a geologi
Daily Mail / Posted 2 days ago
that lie across the Bay Area in Northern California. David Schwartz, a geologist with the United State Geological Survey (USGS), said: 'The Bay Area sits right in the boundary zone between the Pacific plate and the North American plate. 'They're... Read more
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Daily Mail
Massive 6.4-magnitude earthquake strikes the Pacific nation of Tongaon Wednesday, sit on the Australia-India plate, in the South Pacific Ocean The
Daily Mail / Posted 3 days ago
on Wednesday, sit on the Australia-India plate, in the South Pacific Ocean The quake was recorded a shallow 14km deep, the USGS said. The Pacific island of Tonga is regularly hit by tremors. RELATED ARTICLES Earthquake strikes Guam hours after... Read more
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Daily Star
Tonga earthquake: Powerful 6.4 magnitude tremor rattles Ring of Fire danger zonestruck 108 miles east northeast of the Tonga's capital Nukuʻalofa and was a sha
Daily Star / Posted 3 days ago
struck 108 miles east northeast of the Tonga's capital Nukuʻalofa and was a shallow 14 km deep, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said. No immediate tsunami warning has been issued by the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center. GOOGLELOCATION: The... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
Early morning earthquake rattles Julian areaepicenter 1.9 miles north-northeast of Santa Ysabel and 5.1 miles northwest of
KGTV San Diego / Posted 3 days ago
epicenter 1.9 miles north-northeast of Santa Ysabel and 5.1 miles northwest of Julian, according to a computer-generated USGS report. The tremor struck exactly 22 hours after Tuesday's magnitude-3.1 quake, which was slightly deeper and less than... Read more
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express
Strong earthquake shakes Tonga - Pacific Ring of Fire on alertto 22,400 people. No tsunami warnings have been issued by the Pacific Tsunami
express / Posted 3 days ago
to 22,400 people. No tsunami warnings have been issued by the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center. The US Geological Society (USGS) said Tonga was vulnerable to damage from an earthquake. Their website warned: “Overall, the population in this region... Read more
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NBC San Diego
3.6 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Near Santa Ysabelstruck at 3:06 a.m. Wednesday. Dozens of people in Ramona and Lakeside reporte
NBC San Diego / Posted 3 days ago
struck at 3:06 a.m. Wednesday. Dozens of people in Ramona and Lakeside reported feeling the quake, according to the USGS website. There were responses to the rumbling as far away as Imperial Beach and National City. Please refresh this page... Read more
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KFVE Honolulu
New lava time lapse video reveals stunning 'lava falls' at Kamokunalapse video captured recent activity of bright "lava falls" at Kamokuna. The v
KFVE Honolulu / Posted 4 days ago
lapse video captured recent activity of bright "lava falls" at Kamokuna. The video by the United States Geological Survey (USGS) recorded 2.5 days worth of molten glowing rock dripping on the western side of the delta. Cameras began rolling just... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
New lava time lapse video reveals stunning 'lava falls' at Kamokunalapse video captured recent activity of bright "lava falls" at Kamokuna. The v
Hawaii News Now / Posted 4 days ago
lapse video captured recent activity of bright "lava falls" at Kamokuna. The video by the United States Geological Survey (USGS) recorded 2.5 days worth of molten glowing rock dripping on the western side of the delta. Cameras began rolling just... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
A look back at catastrophic floods that swamped Texasthe Colorado River exceeded 55 feet due to a week-long rainfall that swelled st
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 4 days ago
the Colorado River exceeded 55 feet due to a week-long rainfall that swelled streams across the state, according to the USGS. Heading south, the Colorado River’s angry waters submerged small towns Bastrop and La Grange, both southeast of... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
The 1921 flood caused death, destruction, new regulationsnear Brackenridge Park were inundated by water depths varying from a few inches
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 4 days ago
near Brackenridge Park were inundated by water depths varying from a few inches to 8- and 10-feet high, according to the USGS report. Downtown, the streets were flooded by 1-to-12 feet of rain by the end of the day. The USGS report states that... Read more
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FOX 16 Little Rock
Magnitude 3.7 Earthquake Detected in Northeast ArkansasSunday morning. Hundreds of people reported the quake to the U.S. Geological S
FOX 16 Little Rock / Posted 6 days ago
Sunday morning. Hundreds of people reported the quake to the U.S. Geological Survey, which monitors seismic activity. The USGS detected the magnitude 3.7 quake at 5:16 a.m. about four miles south of Manila, in Mississippi County. So far, there... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
3.6 magnitude earthquake shakes Arkansasearthquake hit near Manila, Arkansas on Sunday, October 15. According to the U
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 6 days ago
earthquake hit near Manila, Arkansas on Sunday, October 15. According to the U.S. Geological Survey, it hit at 5:16 a.m., about 27 miles south of Kennett, Missouri. 700 people have alerted feeling the quake via USGS citizen resp... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
Minor earthquake strikes near Manila, ArkansasMANILA, AR (KTHV) -According to the USGS a 3.57 magnitude earthquake struck 6 k
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 6 days ago
MANILA, AR (KTHV) -According to the USGS a 3.57 magnitude earthquake struck 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Manila, Arkansas on Sunday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 16.72 km (10 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -90.1228333... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
3.2 earthquake hits near El Centro3.2 earthquake was reported early Sunday near El Centro. The U.S. Geological S
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 6 days ago
3.2 earthquake was reported early Sunday near El Centro. The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake struck 5 miles from El Centro at 6:20 a.m. According to the USGS, the epicenter was 10 miles from Brawley and 18 miles from Mexic... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Small earthquake shakes Mid-SouthUSGS map shows the earthquake's location near Manila, Arkansas MEMPHIS, Tenn.
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 6 days ago
USGS map shows the earthquake's location near Manila, Arkansas MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A small earthquake shook the Mid-South around 5:15 this morning. There are no reports of damage. The USGS says the quake measured a magnitude 3.7 and was centered near... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
Early morning quake near Manila rattles Region 8Survey is reporting a 3.7 magnitude earthquake struck near Manila early Sunday
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 6 days ago
Survey is reporting a 3.7 magnitude earthquake struck near Manila early Sunday morning at 5:16 a.m. CDT. According to the USGS website, the quake's epicenter was 6 km SE of Manila and occurred at a depth of 16.7 km. At this hour over 400 people... Read more
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The Mercury News
You, your smartphone and the Big One: How to digitally prepare for the next big earthquakeBay Area residents may have little to no time to respond to an alert should the
The Mercury News / Posted 6 days ago
Bay Area residents may have little to no time to respond to an alert should the epicenter be in the Bay Area, according to USGS geophysicist Brian Kilgore. One such fault is the Hayward Fault, which runs through the entire East Bay. The Hayward... Read more
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Arizona Daily Sun
Connections complex between water and uranium minesaren’t unequivocally related to mining — they could be due to natural processes
Arizona Daily Sun / Posted 6 days ago
aren’t unequivocally related to mining — they could be due to natural processes too, or a mixture of both, the same 2010 USGS report said. The ore at the Orphan Mine, for example, is an ancient exposed breccia pipe on the side of the South Rim... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Magnitude 5.4 quake rumbles southern Mexico, no reports of damagethe coast of Oaxaca state, in Mexico's southwest, and it struck at a depth of 5
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 8 days ago
the coast of Oaxaca state, in Mexico's southwest, and it struck at a depth of 59.5 kilometres (37 miles), according to the USGS. An 8.1 magnitude earthquake struck Oaxaca on Sept. 7 near the town of Juchitan, flattening thousands of buildings in... Read more
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Reuters
Magnitude 5.4 quake rumbles southern Mexico, no reports of damagethe coast of Oaxaca state, in Mexico’s southwest, and it struck at a depth of 5
Reuters / Posted 8 days ago
the coast of Oaxaca state, in Mexico’s southwest, and it struck at a depth of 59.5 kilometers (37 miles), according to the USGS. An 8.1 magnitude earthquake struck Oaxaca on Sept. 7 near the town of Juchitan, flattening thousands of buildings in... Read more
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Daily Star
Large earthquake strikes Mexico a month after country devastatedof Mexico, just 4.8 miles from San Dionisio del Mar. It was measured at a dept
Daily Star / Posted 8 days ago
of Mexico, just 4.8 miles from San Dionisio del Mar. It was measured at a depth of 59.5km, according to the US Geological Survey (USGS) and comes just weeks after Mexico was struck by a powerful 7.1-magnitude quake that left at least 337 people de... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
4.0 earthquake hits fire-ravaged Northern Californiashallow, at less than a third of a mile, which means there is less distance to
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 8 days ago
shallow, at less than a third of a mile, which means there is less distance to attenuate its impacts, and according to USGS was likely felt all the way from Fort Bragg on the coast clear across to the Central Valley, and down to Cloverdale. It... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
4.0 earthquake hits fire-ravaged Northern Californiaincredibly shallow, at less than a third of a mile, which means there is less d
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 8 days ago
incredibly shallow, at less than a third of a mile, which means there is less distance to attenuate its impacts, and according to USGS was likely felt all the way from Fort Bragg on the coast clear across to the Central Valley, and down to Cloverda... Read more
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Herald Sun
What is North Korea up to now?was a magnitude 2.7 with a depth of 3km in North Hamgyong Province in North Kor
Herald Sun / Posted 8 days ago
was a magnitude 2.7 with a depth of 3km in North Hamgyong Province in North Korea. The United States Geological Survey (USGS) measured the quake at 2.9 magnitude with a depth of 5km and added it could not conclusively confirm its nature. A... Read more
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express
New tremors felt as EARTHQUAKE hits North Korea test site - Nuclear program AT RISKthe Punggye-ri nuclear site may not be used for much longer to test nuclear wea
express / Posted 8 days ago
the Punggye-ri nuclear site may not be used for much longer to test nuclear weapons. The United States Geological Survey (USGS) shows the quake was detected just 23 kilometres from Sungjibaegam, a town close to the Punggye-ri nuclear test site and... Read more
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Fortune
North Korea May Have Damaged Its Nuclear Testing SiteNorth Hamgyong Province in North Korea, the Korea Meteorological Administration
Fortune / Posted 8 days ago
North Hamgyong Province in North Korea, the Korea Meteorological Administration said. The United States Geological Survey (USGS) measured the quake at 2.9 magnitude at a depth of 5 km. The series of quakes has prompted experts and observers to... Read more
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Peninsula Clarion
‘Peaking’ my interestnatural curve of the ridgeline back to a second, higher point bearing the offic
Peninsula Clarion / Posted 8 days ago
natural curve of the ridgeline back to a second, higher point bearing the official name of Stetson Peak. Both bear official USGS bronze buttons, designating them as recorded summits. Beyond that, the ridges range off into the distance. Some have... Read more
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Reuters
Latest North Korea earthquake a sign of instability at nuclear test site-expertsNorth Hamgyong Province in North Korea, the Korea Meteorological Administration
Reuters / Posted 8 days ago
North Hamgyong Province in North Korea, the Korea Meteorological Administration said. The United States Geological Survey (USGS) measured the quake at 2.9 magnitude at a depth of 5 km. The series of quakes has prompted experts and observers to... Read more
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Reuters
Small quake rattles North Korea nuclear testing grounds, not manmade: South KoreaKorea Meteorological Administration said, near the Punggye-ri nuclear testing s
Reuters / Posted 9 days ago
Korea Meteorological Administration said, near the Punggye-ri nuclear testing site. The United States Geological Survey (USGS) measured the quake at 2.9 magnitude with a depth of 5 km and added it could not conclusively confirm its nature. It... Read more
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express
North Korea: Earthquake detected near nuclear test site - has Kim Jong-un tested a bomb?quake last month, which Pyongyang claims was the result of hydrogen bomb test.
express / Posted 9 days ago
quake last month, which Pyongyang claims was the result of hydrogen bomb test. The United States Geological Survey (USGS) shows the quake was detected just five kilometres from Sungjibaegam, a town close to the Punggye-ri nuclear test site... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
Dozens of Contaminants Found at Congaree National Park, Says USGSRICHLAND COUNTY, SC (WLTX) - A recent study led by the U.S. Geological Survey (
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 9 days ago
RICHLAND COUNTY, SC (WLTX) - A recent study led by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) in cooperation with the National Park Service found dozens of contaminants within the protected areas of Congaree National Park. Researchers found 49... Read more
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The Moab Times-Independent
Civics on Center forum presents mayoral city council candidates - The Civics On Center candidate forum was held Oct. 9 at Moab City Hall with mayoral and city council hopefuls gathered among many concerned community members to debate the city’s mo...was that of water conservation. The issue essentially caused a split among the
The Moab Times-Independent / Posted 9 days ago
was that of water conservation. The issue essentially caused a split among the candidates. A recent water study by the USGS indicated that the safe yield in Moab and Spanish Valley is likely between 12,000 and 14,000 acre-feet of water per... Read more
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express
Storm chasers go back 13,000 YEARS to unlock secrets of KILLER HURRICANESenvironmental factors that influence the terrifying tropical storms. Research
express / Posted 9 days ago
environmental factors that influence the terrifying tropical storms. Research from the United States Geological Survery (USGS) has revealed the massive role ocean circulation has played in controlling North Atlantic hurricane behaviour through... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Threat Of Devastating 'Supervolcano' Eruption At Yellowstone Is Greater Than Previously Thoughtestimates had assumed that the process that led to the eruption took millennium
Zero Hedge / Posted 10 days ago
estimates had assumed that the process that led to the eruption took millenniums to occur. The same estimates that USGS based their warning on. As the New York Times explains, the Yellowstone caldera is a behemoth far more powerful than... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
6 important things to know about wildfiresacres of US land are burned by wildfires a year. Large wildfires are classified
KTXS Abilene / Posted 10 days ago
acres of US land are burned by wildfires a year. Large wildfires are classified by the United States Geological Survey (USGS) as being 300 acres or bigger. According to the National Park Service, a vast majority of fires never get that big, and... Read more
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KECI Missoula
6 important things to know about wildfiresacres of US land are burned by wildfires a year. Large wildfires are classified
KECI Missoula / Posted 10 days ago
acres of US land are burned by wildfires a year. Large wildfires are classified by the United States Geological Survey (USGS) as being 300 acres or bigger. According to the National Park Service, a vast majority of fires never get that big, and... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
6 important things to know about wildfiresacres of US land are burned by wildfires a year. Large wildfires are classified
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 10 days ago
acres of US land are burned by wildfires a year. Large wildfires are classified by the United States Geological Survey (USGS) as being 300 acres or bigger. According to the National Park Service, a vast majority of fires never get that big, and... Read more
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