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Napa quake surprises seismologists

...tremor struck at 1:36 a.m. Sunday about 6 miles northwest of Napa near the small town of Yountville -- an area that seismologists hadn't even mapped for faults. "As far as we know now, it's a previously unknown fault," said Pat Jorgenson, a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/09/05/tec_294953.shtml
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Columbia County residents report hearing boom

...six weeks ago but did not report it.Columbia County Emer gency and Operations Division Director Pam Tucker said that a seismologist ruled out an earthquake and that there was no quarry blasting during the dates and times reported. "It's crazy," Tucker...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-12-06/columbia-county-residents-rep
Researchers to set off blasts to reveal faults, hazards

...of the 7.1-magnitude Hector earthquake still fresh, seismologists in Southern California are shaking up the ground themselves...6 Tuesday morning and another of 4.0 Tuesday night. Seismologists said three aftershocks of 5.0 or greater occurred shortly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/10/21/tec_274290.shtml
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L.A.'s elevation changes complicates quake studies

...Changes in groundwater levels cause Los Angeles to rise and fall by more than 4 inches every year, complicating the work of seismologists studying the risk of earthquakes. The human pumping and recharging of drinking water cause the spongelike ground to breathe...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/08/23/tec_320741.shtml
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Quake sensor system in place in California

...Reitz has installed all over California in the past several months. "I can almost do it in my sleep now," says Reitz, a seismologist with the California Department of Conservation Division of Mines and Geology. Just 6 inches tall and a couple of feet wide...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/03/22/tec_309172.shtml
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Quake could damage area

...could cause severe damage to the Aiken-Augusta area, some seismologists said. "The potential for damage is really a repeat of...have more potential to cause damage, said Tim Long, a seismologist at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta. Although...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/08/24/met_236886.shtml
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Big noise may have been sonic boom

...Aiken County to Augusta experienced a sonic boom - possibly from a plane - around 9:45 a.m., said Don Stevenson, a seismologist at Savannah River Site. The sound was recorded by seismographs at the site. "We're confident it's not an earthquake...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/02/11/met_203850.shtml
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Former Butler star Carlos Rogers sits out 49ers' win

...back Captain Munnerlyn pulled him down, Tukuafu's left leg bent awkwardly beneath him as he hit the turf. EARTHQUAKE: Seismologists say Seahawks fans shook the ground under Seattle's CenturyLink Field during Saturday's defeat of the New Orleans Saints...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-01-12/former-butler-star-carlos-rog
Grovetown 'boom' blamed on aircraft

...area said they had not been blasting, Tucker said, so she checked with a seismologist Wednesday morning to see if there had been an earthquake detected."The seismologist just notified me that after checking his equipment (that) there was no...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-09-26/grovetown-boom-blamed-aircraf
Edgefield quakes cause no damage

...scale, according to seismologists at the University of...Edgefield and Modoc, USC seismologist Dr. Pradeep Talwani said. Georgia Tech seismologist Tim Long said that...structural damage, said seismologist John Minsch of the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1996/09/19/met_199613.shtml
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