Latest News for: Geological surveys


Saudi Arabia begins 2nd licence round for Umm Ad Damar exploration

Gulf News 26 May 2022
It occurs in the Jiddah geological terrane at the Jabal Saiyd mineralised belt within the Mahad formation ... The data room also includes a recent geophysics surveying completed by the Saudi Geological Survey back in January of this year.

Powerful 7.2-magnitude quake rocks southern Peru

Urdu Point 26 May 2022
A strong 7.2-magnitude earthquake rocked southeastern Peru on Thursday, the US Geological Survey said, with Peruvian authorities adding there were no dead or injured ... Peru on Thursday, the US Geological Survey said, with Peruvian authorities adding there were no dead or injured.

Homes at risk from radon much higher than thought - EPA

RTE 26 May 2022
Updating the maps involved work completed by Trinity College Dublin, The Geological Survey of Ireland and the Economic and Social Research Institute alongside the EPA ... The new maps combine thousands of radon measurements, with detailed geological information, and are a significant revision of the previous map from 2002.

Thousands more homes at risk from cancer-causing radon gas than previously thought, new map shows

Irish Independent 26 May 2022
If only it had a smell, people would not put up with it.“At the current rate of home-testing, it would take 400 years to get every home in the country checked.”Radon is found all over the country, but the highest concentrations are in parts of the south-east, ...

Strong earthquake shakes south Mexico; no injuries reported

McAlester News-Capital 26 May 2022
Geological Survey said the quake’s epicenter was 3 miles (5 kilometers) north-northeast of Santa María Ecatepec and about 80 ...

Magnitude 4.3 earthquake felt near Ridgecrest, Calif.

The Los Angeles Times 26 May 2022
A magnitude 4.3 earthquake was reported at 2.23 a.m. Thursday 12 miles from Ridgecrest, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The earthquake occurred 26 miles from California City, 51 miles from Barstow, 63 miles from Rosamond and 64 miles from Tehachapi ... CaliforniaEarthquakes.

Magnitude 4.3 earthquake rocks Los Angeles as 'significant' tremor is felt across the city

The Daily Mail 26 May 2022
... 120 miles north of LA, shortly after 2.20am on Thursday, according to United States Geological Survey data.

4.3-magnitude earthquake rattles Southern California overnight, geologists say

Fresno Bee 26 May 2022
A 4.3-magnitude earthquake rattled Southern California overnight, geologist said. The earthquake near Ridgecrest shook the area at about 2.23 a.m. on Thursday, May 26, according to the U.S. Geological Survey ... .

Govt mulls scrapping requirement of forest clearance for exploration of blocks

The Economic Times 26 May 2022
Reconnaissance Permit (RP) is granted for preliminary prospecting of a mineral through regional, aerial, geophysical or geochemical surveys and geological mapping ... .

7.2-magnitude quake hits Southern Peru -- USGS

Xinhua 26 May 2022
Geological Survey said ... ■. 7.2-magnitude quake hits Southern Peru -- USGS. .
photo: AP / ANDINA
BEST QUALITY AVAILABLE - In this photo provide by the Peruvian government news agency ANDINA, a woman looks at the ruins of her home destroyed by an earhtquake in Chivay, Peru, Monday, Aug. 15, 2016.

Powerful earthquake shakes southern Peru

ABC News 26 May 2022
The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 7.2 earthquake has shaken southern Peru, though there are no immediate reports of damage or injury ... .

Peru earthquake: 7.2 magnitude quake shakes south of country

Sott 26 May 2022
... has shaken southern Peru, according to the US Geological Survey.

Strong Quake Strikes Southern Peru; No Tsunami Warning

The Epoch Times 26 May 2022
... region of southern Peru on Thursday, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) said.

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