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Virus found in local northern snakehead could harm other fish

A virus that can cause disease in largemouth bass could harm other fish after it was found in a different species in two Potomac River tributaries in Virginia.

Wednesday - 08/14/2013, 10:32am EDT

Tags: northern snakehead, largemouth bass, U.S. Geological Survey, largemouth bass virus, Potomac River, Kristi King

Magnitude-2.7 quake rattles W.Va.

A minor earthquake has rattled a central West Virginia community.

Sunday - 03/31/2013, 03:34pm EDT

Tags: earthquake, U.S. Geological Survey, West Virginia

USGS stops science camp, closes visitor center due to sequester

Not only are the White House tours popular with students falling victim to the sequester cuts, there's another area where the cuts will impact children and leave parents scrambling.

Friday - 03/15/2013, 04:36pm EDT

Tags: U.S. Geological Survey, USGS summer camp, USGS visitors center

Geologists find East Coast quakes travel farther

Data from the 2011 earthquake centered in Virginia shows East Coast tremors can travel much farther and cause damage over larger areas than previously thought, the U.S. Geological Survey said Tuesday.

Tuesday - 11/06/2012, 07:22pm EST

Tags: U.S. Geological Survey, earthquake

Geologists find East Coast quakes travel farther

Data from the 2011 earthquake centered in Virginia shows East Coast tremors can travel much farther and cause damage over larger areas than previously thought, the U.S. Geological Survey said Tuesday.

Tuesday - 11/06/2012, 06:30pm EST

Tags: U.S. Geological Survey

Minor quake rattles Virginia county

Louisa County has been rattled by another minor earthquake.

Tuesday - 07/31/2012, 06:40am EDT

Tags: earthquake, U.S. Geological Survey, Louisa County, mineral

Aftershocks from 2011 quake continue in Va.

Virginia continues to experience aftershocks from last summer's earthquake.

Monday - 03/26/2012, 01:24pm EDT

Tags: U.S. Geological Survey, earthquake, Mineral, Va.