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A magnitude 7.0 earthquake struck Japan on April 16, 2016 at 1:25 a.m. local time (April 15, 16:25 UTC).
A magnitude 6.2 earthquake struck Japan on April 14, 2016 at 9:26 pm local time (12:26 UTC).
The USGS invites you to look into a landscape of citizen science opportunities on USGS myScience: Connecting people to science —and at SciStarter
As Yosemite National Park celebrates its 125th anniversary, and the National Park Service celebrates its centennial, the U.S. Geological Survey looks back on the integral role its science has played in the long-term health, management, and understanding of the park and its natural resources.
Each summer the Northwest Climate Science Center hosts a weeklong Climate Boot Camp. The Boot Camp invites early career climate professionals from the Northwest and across the country get together to expand their knowledge and skills.
Striking patterns, colors, and shapes emerge from nature
For the first time, new USGS maps identify the potential for ground shaking from both human-induced and natural earthquakes in 2016.
How 3D Elevation Can Benefit Each State and Puerto Rico
Flood Information to Power Community Decisions
Explore America's streams and rivers from your computer or mobile device.
California's hotter droughts are a preview of a warmer future world.