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Very strong and shallow M6.9 earthquake hit Northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge

13 февраля 2015 No comments

Very strong and shallow M6.9 earthquake hit Northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge A very strong and shallow M6.9 earthquake was registered at Charlie-Gibbs Fracture Zone, Northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge on February 13, 2015 at 18:59 UTC. USGS is reporting depth of 10 km (6.21 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.8 at a depth of 15 km (9.32 miles).Epicenter was l... Read more...

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8 million tons of new plastic waste enters our oceans each year

13 февраля 2015 No comments

8 million tons of new plastic waste enters our oceans each year Plastic debris in the marine environment is well known and widely documented, but the quantity of plastic making its way into the world’s oceans and from where it originates has been a mystery until now.A new study published today in the journal Science, quantifie... Read more...

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Strong and shallow M6.2 earthquake registered off the coast of Taiwan

13 февраля 2015 No comments

Strong and shallow M6.2 earthquake registered off the coast of Taiwan A strong and shallow M6.2 (CENC) earthquake was registered off the southeastern coast of Taiwan on February 13, 2015 at 20:06 UTC. CENC (China) is reporting depth of 7 km (4.3 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.2 at a depth of 20 km (12.4 miles). USGS registered this quake as... Read more...

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