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Strong and shallow M6.4 earthquake hits Qinghai, China

20 января 2016 No comments

Strong and shallow M6.4 earthquake hits Qinghai, China A strong and shallow earthquake registered by China Earthquake Networks Center (CENC) as M6.4 hit Qinghai, China at 17:13 UTC on January 20, 2016. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). USGS is reporting M5.9, EMSC M6.2 at the same depth. According to... Read more...

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High-level activity of Mount Egon prompts thousands to evacuate, Indonesia

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High-level activity of Mount Egon prompts thousands to evacuate, Indonesia A high-level activity of Mount Egon caused over 1 200 people to evacuate from local three villages in the eastern Flores Island, Indonesia on the morning of January 17, 2016 (local time). The eruption status was raised to high alert, and more evacuations might be... Read more...

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New class of atmospheric waves, producing strong temperature ripples, discovered over Antarctica

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New class of atmospheric waves, producing strong temperature ripples, discovered over Antarctica Researchers from the University of Colorado Boulder discovered a new class of mesospheric waves by observing the high parts of the atmosphere over Antarctica. These waves seem to send constant ripples through the Earth's atmosphere and probably affect high-level... Read more...

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2015 – the warmest year in recorded history, NASA/NOAA

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2015 - the warmest year in recorded history, NASA/NOAA Two independent analysis conducted by NASA and NOAA showed that 2015 is the warmest year since 1880 when modern temperature recording began. A previous record was held by 2014, and globally-averaged Earth's surface temperatures in 2015 are estimated higher by... Read more...

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