Massive wildfire still raging near Palm Springs, California

Massive wildfire still raging near Palm Springs, California

A wildfire that broke out in a remote part of the Los Padres National Forest, California (US), on July 15 is still spreading. Evacuations have started on the first day as flames consumed over 500 acres of trees and brush within several hours. Air tankers and

Increased seismic activity at Mount Shasta in northern California, US

Increased seismic activity at Mount Shasta in northern California, US

Mount Shasta volcano showed signs of elevated seismicity since June 11, 2013. The volcano typically displays a relatively low rate of earthquake occurrence. Earthquake-Report connects the recent uptick in seismicity at Mount Shasta, the Greenville earthquake

Californian shores witness mysterious mass stranding of sea lion pups

Californian shores witness mysterious mass stranding of sea lion pups

A worrying large number of dehydrated and emaciated sea lions are washing ashore Central and Southern Californian coastline from Santa Barbara to San Diego. Hundreds of these sick sea lion have been admitted to rescue centers so far and rescue groups are reporting

Strong earthquake M 6.4 struck of the coast of Baja California, USA

Strong earthquake M 6.4 struck of the coast of Baja California, USA

Strong earthquake with recorded magnitude 6.4 struck off the west coast of Baja California on December 14, 2012 at 10:36 UTC according to USGS. Epicenter was located 262 km (162 miles) SSW of Avalon, California and 268 km (166 miles) WSW of Rosarito, Mexico at

A chunk of meteor that exploded over Bay Area last week found in Novato

A chunk of meteor that exploded over Bay Area last week found in Novato

A chunk of meteor that exploded over Bay Area, California, was found in the backyard of Lisa Webber home on Sunday, October 21, 2012. Peter Jenniskens, a leading meteor hunter at the Seti Institute in Mountain View, confirmed that the space rock was indeed debris from

Aeromagnetic survey of Long Valley and Mono Basin volcanic areas announced

Aeromagnetic survey of Long Valley and Mono Basin volcanic areas announced

USGS volcanologists and geophysicists plan to conduct the first comprehensive, high-resolution airborne magnetic survey of the rock layers under Mono Basin and Long Valley, on the east side of the Sierra Nevada in California next week.Residents and visitors should

California earthquake swarm precursors August 26, 2012

California earthquake swarm precursors August 26, 2012

Strong earthquake swarm in Southern California may indicate a valid precursor relationship linking to past seismic activity in the area which are highlighted in this short video.Earthquake migration, kinetic energy transfer through tectonic plates, Newtons Cradle,

Swarm of earthquakes rattled southern California

Swarm of earthquakes rattled southern California

More than 210 earthquakes hit state of California on Sunday with the strongest measured 5.5. The earthquakes were felt as far away as San Diego, Temecula and San Clemente. The first quake occurred about three miles northwest of Brawley, registered as magnitude