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USGS links wastewater disposal to M5.1 Oklahoma earthquake of February 2016

26 октября 2016 No comments

USGS links wastewater disposal to M5.1 Oklahoma earthquake of February 2016 The new USGS study indicates the M5.1 Oklahoma earthquake from February 2016, was likely induced by distant wastewater disposal wells. The M5.1 earthquake was the third largest earthquake in the recent Oklahoma history. It occurred on February 13, about 32 km (20... Read more...

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Shallow M6.0 earthquake hits central Italy

26 октября 2016 No comments

Shallow M6.0 earthquake hits central Italy A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the EMSC as M6.0 (downgraded from M6.3) hit central Italy at 19:18 UTC on October 26, 2016. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). According to the EMSC, the epicenter was located 31 km (19.2 miles) SW of... Read more...

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Shallow M6.1 earthquake hits near Hihifo, Tonga

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Shallow M6.1 earthquake hits near Hihifo, Tonga A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.1 hit near Hihifo, Tonga at 05:19 UTC on October 26, 2016. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). According to the USGS, the epicenter was located 124 km (77 miles) WNW of Hihifo (population... Read more...

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Huge toxic plume spreading through the Middle East

26 октября 2016 No comments

Huge toxic plume spreading through the Middle East A fire at a sulfur mine and processing facility near Mosul, Iraq is emitting tremendous quantities of sulfur dioxide into the atmosphere for the sixth day in a row. If this fire was a volcano, it would already be among the largest eruptions of 2016. NASA’s... Read more...

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