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Magma intrusion is likely source of Columbia – Ecuador border quake swarms

24 апреля 2015 No comments

Magma intrusion is likely source of Columbia — Ecuador border quake swarms The “seismic crisis” around the region of the Chiles and Cerro Negro de Mayasquer volcanoes near the Columbia-Ecuador border is likely caused by intruding magma, according to a report by R. Corredor Torres of the Servicio Geológico Colombiano and coll... Read more...

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Huge magma chamber discovered deep beneath the Yellowstone supervolcano

24 апреля 2015 No comments

Huge magma chamber discovered deep beneath the Yellowstone supervolcano A team of University of Utah seismologists discovered and made images of a reservoir of hot, partly molten rock about 19 to 45 km (12 to 28 miles) beneath the Yellowstone supervolcano, and it is 4.4 times larger than the shallower, long-known magma chamber.The hot rock... Read more...

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Strong M6.2 earthquake hits South Island, New Zealand

24 апреля 2015 No comments

Strong M6.2 earthquake hits South Island, New Zealand A strong earthquake registered by New Zealand's GEONET as M6.2 hit South Island, New Zealand at 03:36 UTC on April 24, 2015 at a depth of 52 km (32.3 miles). This classes the earthquake as severe but due to the depth of the quake and distance from populated centers,... Read more...

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Strong and shallow M6.1 earthquake off the coast of Haida Gwaii, Canada

24 апреля 2015 No comments

Strong and shallow M6.1 earthquake off the coast of Haida Gwaii, Canada A strong and shallow earthquake M6.1 was registered off the coast of Haida Gwaii (Queen Charlotte Islands), Canada at 13:56 UTC on April 24, 2015. USGS is reporting depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EarthquakesCanada is also reporting M6.1.According to the USGS, epicenter was... Read more...

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