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  • Magnitude 6.3 quake hits off Yemen coast: USGS

    LONDON (Reuters) - A magnitude 6.3 quake hit off the coast of Yemen on Saturday, at a depth of 10 km (6 miles), the U.S. Geological Survey said.
  • DNA tests may reveal if dogs to blame for fouling Montrose Beach

    DNA tests may reveal if dogs to blame for fouling Montrose Beach
    Border collies have been heroes of Chicago beaches in recent years, clearing 63rd Street Beach of gulls and the swimming bans blamed on them. But the same approach hasn’t worked at Montrose Beach, which the Natural Resources Defense Council...

    Experts map deep magma reservoir below Washington's Mt. Rainier

    SEATTLE (Reuters) - A series of explosions set off by a team of scientists were expected to rattle Washington state's Mount St. Helens on Wednesday as researchers map the interior of the volcano, whose 1980 eruption was the deadliest in U.S. history....

    Quake rocks Guatemala, Mexico, newborn baby among three dead

    GUATEMALA CITY (Reuters) - A strong earthquake shook the border between Guatemala and Mexico on Monday, killing at least three people, including a newborn boy, damaging dozens of buildings and triggering landslides. Much of the damage from the 6.9-...

    Earthquake: 3.1 quake strikes near Big Bear Lake

    A shallow magnitude 3.1 earthquake was reported Monday morning six miles from Big Bear Lake, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 1:51 a.m. PDT at a depth of 4.3 miles. According to the USGS, the epicenter was nine miles from...