DENVER (AP) - A new report says earthquakes in Colorado and elsewhere may have been caused by a drilling procedure to dispose of wastewater. In a report being announced Wednesday, geophysicists say an increase in earthquakes on the Raton Basin in Colorado, northern New Mexico and elsewhere has been tied... more »
COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP) - Chris Wondolowski scored three goals and added an assist to help the San Jose Earthquakes clinch the Western Conference title with a 4-1 victory over the Colorado Rapids on Saturday night. Marvin Chavez added his second goal of the season 95 seconds into the game... more »
COMMERCE, Colo. (AP) - Chris Wondolowski scored on a penalty kick in stoppage time after an own goal had tied the game in the 83rd minute as the San Jose Earthquakes defeated the Colorado Rapids 2-1 Wednesday night. Colorado goalkeeper Matt Pickens caught the foot of Alan Gordon, earning Wondolowski... more »
WASHINGTON (AP) - Experts say the flurry of earthquakes in Oklahoma can't be blamed on man's thirst for oil and gas.
The weekend quakes were far stronger than the weak tremors caused by drilling - especially the controversial practice of hydraulic fracturing, known as fracking. The shaking caused by... more »
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Authorities say three earthquakes that have shaken much of central Oklahoma could be felt as far away as Kansas, Missouri and Arkansas.
The U.S. Geological Survey says on its website early Saturday morning that a 4.7 magnitude earthquake struck at 2:12 a.m., with an epicenter... more »
DENVER (AP) - Emergency planners say most Coloradans are unprepared for an earthquake even though officials have spent years studying the consequences of a big one.
University of Colorado geological sciences professor Anne Sheehan says earthquakes are infrequent in Colorado and residents are more concerned about wildfires and floods.... more »
COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP) - Kosuke Kimura scored in the 43rd minute and the Colorado Rapids beat the San Jose Earthquakes 1-0 on Saturday night to advance to the MLS Cup. Kimura scored on a shot from along the sideline that eluded San Jose goalkeeper Jon Busch. The seventh-seeded Rapids... more »
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) - Chris Wondolowski scored for the third time in three games, leading the San Jose Earthquakes to a 1-0 victory over the Colorado Rapids on Saturday night in Major
Wondolowski powered a left-footer past Matt Pickens in the 33rd minute, driving the ball from just... more »
Earthquake activity below Mount Redoubt is subsiding.
The Alaska Volcano Observatory says the rate of shallow, small earthquakes at the volcano about 100 miles southwest of Anchorage has decreased markedly since Monday, when scientists warned the volcano could be waking from its slumber.
The Anchorage Daily News reports... more »