USGSUnited States Geological Survey (US Department of the Interior)
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According to the USGS, the quake struck at a depth of about 12 miles (19km).
The representatives of USGS agreed on that with the leadership Uzbek State Committee on Geology during negotiations that were held in the framework of implementation of agreements reached during the visit of US Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross to Uzbekistan in October 2018.
The USGS has reported that the 4.4 earthquake was the strongest on record in the eastern part of the state.
The US Geological Survey (USGS) reported the earthquake had a depth of abou 10km at about 97km north of Bam, in Kerman, Iran, which has a population of about 100,000.
Now, the Office of Inspector General is recommending that the USGS enforce a "strong blacklist policy" of "rogue" web domains and more closely monitor its employees' internet usage.
Preliminary data released by the USGS indicated that the country's total nickel mine output in 2017 declined by 33.71 percent from 2016's record of 347,000 MT.
The USGS said in this month's survey: "Since 2007, multiple intervals within the Spraberry have been targeted with horizontal drilling".
The USGS study, which was requested by EPA in April 2013, summarizes an analysis and characterization of groundwater conditions at and around West Lake.
Pacific Northwest," explains Jeanne Jones, a USGS geographer who led the development of the new mapping tool.
The USGS says the hazard is particularly high along the West Coast, the intermountain west area, and several regions in the central and eastern U.S.