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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
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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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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Edgefield quakes cause no damage

...runs between Edgefield and Modoc, USC seismologist Dr. Pradeep Talwani said. Georgia Tech seismologist Tim Long said that in recent years the...would not do structural damage, said seismologist John Minsch of the U.S. Geologic...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1996/09/19/met_199613.shtml
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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
Quake threatens the Pacific Northwest in 'Saving Cascadia'

...washed away at any moment by a deadly tsunami in John J. Nance's timely new thriller, "Saving Cascadia." The Seattle seismologist believes that pile drivers and explosives used in the construction of a world-class resort and convention center on tiny...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/04/17/art_450480.shtml
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Scientists studying simulation of 1906 quake

...portrait of how hard and how long the ground shook. "It's so incredibly exciting to see these waves sweeping across," said seismologist Mary Lou Zoback of the USGS in Menlo Park. The computer models should help engineers determine which current buildings are...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/03/30/liv_74546.shtml
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Mystery 'boom' in Appling confirmed as minor quake

...Emergency Services Director Pam Tucker said.The temblor was not listed on national earthquake monitors, but was confirmed by a seismologist at Savannah River Site, she said."This would explain the loud boom and shaking that many residents felt," she said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2012-04-24/mystery-boom-appling-confirm
Thousands report quake stories to seismology Website

...thousands of anecdotal reports to determine whether they were right about the regions expected to suffer the worst shaking, USGS seismologist Mary Lou Zoback said. Though not conclusive, the results offer another way to gauge research on the mysterious mechanics...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/10/17/tec_273680.shtml
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Across the area

...animals. GEORGIA Rain blamed in rare earthquake CONYERS - A seismologist says a small earthquake in Rockdale County during the weekend...underground rock, causing the rock to shift, said Tim Long, a seismologist at Georgia Tech's earthquake lab. Residents reported no...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/08/30/met_297459.shtml
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