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Stories with subject: Seismology
  • Seafloor sensors track submarine volcano's upheaval 
    Updated: Apr-30-15 12:53 pm

    SEATTLE - More than 80 scientists from around the world gathered in Seattle last week to discuss a thrilling development: For the first time, seafloor instruments were providing a real-time look at the most active, submarine volcano off the Northwest coast - and all signs indicated it might erupt soon.

  • UT Health Science Center taking earthquake relief donations 
    Updated: Apr-29-15 4:04 am

    MEMPHIS, Tennessee - Faculty, staff and students at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis will be taking cash donations for Nepal earthquake relief on Wednesday.

  • University researcher can't reach dad in Nepal 
    Updated: Apr-28-15 7:20 am

    MINNEAPOLIS - A University of Minnesota researcher is anxiously waiting to hear from his father in Nepal.

  • Correction: Nepal-Earthquake Warning story 
    Updated: Apr-26-15 1:23 pm

    In a story April 26 about a gathering of earthquakes experts a week before the Nepal quake, The Associated Press reported erroneously the name of one expert. His name is Hari Kumar, not Hari Ghi. The story also misspelled the name of his company, which is GeoHazards International, not Geohazards International.

  • Scientists convinced of tie between earthquakes and drilling story has photos
    Updated: Apr-23-15 5:56 pm

    LOS ANGELES - With the evidence coming in from one study after another, scientists are now more certain than ever that oil and gas drilling is causing hundreds upon hundreds of earthquakes across the U.S.

  • Scientists: Over 143M Americans live in quake-prone areas 
    Updated: Apr-22-15 4:32 pm

    LOS ANGELES - More than 143 million people in the Lower 48 states now live on shaky ground, earthquake scientists say.

  • Oklahoma geology group links earthquakes to oil waste wells 
    Updated: Apr-21-15 6:25 pm

    OKLAHOMA CITY - The Oklahoma Geological Survey said Tuesday it is "very likely" that most of the state's recent earthquakes were triggered by the subsurface injection of wastewater from oil and natural gas drilling operations.

  • Earthquake fault in Ventura poses tsunami risk, experts say 
    Updated: Apr-20-15 11:37 am

    VENTURA, California - Scientists say the earthquake fault that runs through the coastal city of Ventura can produce strong shaking and dangerous tsunamis, prompting state officials to study whether to revise hazard maps.