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  • Earthquake: 4.1 quake strikes near Rio Dell

    Earthquake: 4.1 quake strikes near Rio Dell
    A shallow magnitude 4.1 earthquake was reported Sunday morning 20 miles from Rio Dell, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 7:24 a.m. Pacific time at a depth of 13.7 miles.
  • Media: Radical Shift In Control Of The News

    Media: Radical Shift In Control Of The News
    In the age of status updates, Instagram filters and 140-character news alerts on Twitter, awareness in our current technological age orbits around our mobile devices. We check our screens more than 150 times a day, on average, motivated by the never-...

    Giant machines help South Florida dissect hurricanes

    Giant machines help South Florida dissect hurricanes
    Florida, the most storm-battered state in the nation, now is home to groundbreaking research that allows scientists to dissect the raw power of hurricanes. Both the University of Miami and Florida International University have built complexes that...

    Earthquake hits western Iran, at least four injured

    LONDON (Reuters) - An earthquake struck Iran's western Ilam province near the border with Iraq on Wednesday, injuring at least four people, officials said. A provincial official told Iranian state television no deaths had been reported. The quake with a...

    Earthquake: 3.0 quake strikes near Mammoth Lakes, Calif.

    Earthquake: 3.0 quake strikes near Mammoth Lakes, Calif.
    A shallow magnitude 3.0 earthquake was reported Wednesday evening 15 miles from Mammoth Lakes, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 11:22 p.m. PDT at a depth of 3.7 miles. According to the USGS, the epicenter was 66...