Show recent earthquakes in Bay Area

lynx --width=200 --dump 'http://quake.usgs.gov/recenteqs/Maps/San_Francisco_eqs.htm'|sed -ne '/MAG.*/,/^References/{;s/\[[0-9][0-9]*\]//;1,/h:m:s/d;/Back to map/,$d;/^$/d;/^[ \t][ \t]*[3-9]\.[0-9][0-9]*[ \t][ \t]*/p; }'|sort -k1nr
To see only earthquakes for today, add another pipe to egrep "`date '+%Y/%m/%d'`"
Sample Output
 4.1  2010/01/07 10:09:35 37.481N 121.799W 11.0   10 km ( 6 mi) ENE of Milpitas, CA
 3.8  2010/01/08 11:48:50 37.478N 121.794W  8.1   10 km ( 6 mi) ENE of Milpitas, CA
 3.0  2010/01/06 23:09:00 37.410N 121.755W  9.1    8 km ( 5 mi) NE  of Alum Rock, CA


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By: KevinM
2010-01-08 20:52:28

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