Geologist Lori Dengler Discusses the 6.5M Quake

"Things started to sway." Like many North Coast residents, geologist Lori Dengler woke up to yesterday's earthquake. "And that means I had to get up, go downstairs and start figuring out the story."

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Geologist Lori Dengler Discusses the 6.5M Quake

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"Things started to sway." Like many North Coast residents, geologist Lori Dengler woke up to yesterday's earthquake. "And that means I had to get up, go downstairs and start figuring out the story."

"We think there are some issues with the decision ... that could be easily reversible under a Trump administration," says Pete Nichols of Waterkeeper Alliance.

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A magnitude 6.5 earthquake struck about 100 miles off the Northern California coast on Thursday morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey . The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said the earthquake, originally reported to have a magnitude of 6.8, wasn't powerful enough to generate a destructive tsunami. No damage or injuries were reported. The epicenter was relatively close to the surface — about 7.5 miles down — and its effects were felt especially by residents in the town of Ferndale,...


Initially reported as a 6.8M quake, USGS has revised the strength downward to a 6.5 . It was centered offshore, about 100 miles west of Ferndale at a depth of 6.8 miles underground. KHSU Facebook followers as far north as Crescent City have reported feeling the temblor. No tsunami warning as of 7:31 am.


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Thursday Night Talk: At Standing Rock

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As the Dakota Access Pipeline conflict continues to heat up in the cold of pending winter Eric Kirk discusses the issues of petroleum, water safety, indigenous rights and sovereignty, and the very right to protest. Eric's guests include Konrad Fisher of Klamath Riverkeeper who has just returned from Standing Rock. Tune in and call in December 8 beginning at 7:00 .

Sista Soul Looks Back

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Since 1980, Sharon Fennell, better known as Sista Soul , has broadcast her Bronx sensibilities over KHSU's airwaves and through prison walls. Her final show airs Sunday, Dec. 18.

[Youtube] One of the world’s most popular musical instruments is not always the most environmentally friendly. Guitars are made from some of the rarest woods on Earth, and they grow in parts of the world hit hard by deforestation. So some U.S. guitar makers are starting to look elsewhere for their wood supplies. And one day, they hope to shop in the Pacific Northwest . Ken Christensen ( @kentensen ) from Here & Now  contributor EarthFix reports. Copyright 2016 NPR. To see more, visit NPR .


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