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Apr 23, 2020
NASA, USGS create a 'blueprint' of the moon that will help in future human space missionsInformation from six Apollo-era regional maps along with data from recent satellite missions to the moon was used to create the map.
Mar 25, 2020
Russia earthquake: USGS issues tsunami warnings after 7.8 magnitude quake off Kuril islandsUS authorities put out tsunami warnings on Wednesday after an earthquake of magnitude 7.8 struck off Russia’s Kuril Islands, but meteorological officials in Japan issued no alerts
Jul 06, 2019
Day after 6.4 magnitude 'foreshock', Southern California hit by quake measuring 7.1 on Richter scale; no casualties reportedThe USGS said the previous day's tremor was a "foreshock" to Friday's quake, with CNN reporting that the latest tremor in southern California was 11 times stronger.
May 07, 2019
7.2 earthquake jolts Papua New Guinea, but officials rule out tsunami threat; no immediate reports of serious damageA powerful but deep 7.2-magnitude earthquake rocked Papua New Guinea on Tuesday, officials said, cutting power and knocking items off shelves, though there were no immediate reports of serious damage.
Apr 24, 2019
Magnitude 6.1 earthquake hits Assam; USGS says tremors were also felt in TibetA strong earthquake of magnitude 6.1 struck northeast India's Assam region on Wednesday, the US Geological Survey said.
Apr 12, 2019
Earthquake of magnitude 6.8 hits eastern Indonesia, tsunami warning for coastal communities liftedA strong 6.8 magnitude earthquake rocked eastern Indonesia on Friday, the United States Geological Survey said.
Mar 01, 2019
Earthquake of magnitude 7.0 strikes southeastern Peru, says US Geological SurveyAn earthquake with a magnitude of 7.0 struck southeastern Peru on Friday, the US Geological Survey said.
Feb 22, 2019
7.5 magnitude earthquake strikes hit Peru-Ecuador border region, says US Geological SurveyThe quake’s epicentre was in a sparsely populated area 224 kilometres (140 miles) east-southeast of Ambato, Ecuador, at a depth of 132 kilometres. The USGS’s initial reading assessed the quake, which occurred at 5:17 am local time (1017 GMT), at magnitude 7.7.
Jan 07, 2019
Earthquake of magnitude 6.6 strikes Indonesia; no tsunami warning issued despite series of aftershocksAn earthquake with a revised magnitude of 6.6 struck 174 kilometres north-northwest of the city of Ternate in Indonesia's Molucca islands on Sunday, followed by a series of aftershocks, but with no tsunami risk, the US Geological Survey said.
Sep 28, 2018
Tsunami hits Sulawesi island, mows down buildings in Palu after 7.5-magnitude earthquake strikes IndonesiaA video footage filmed from the top floor of a parking ramp spiral in Palu in Indonesia's Sulawesi island, showed a churning wall of whitewater mow down several buildings and inundate a large mosque.