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Rare M5.6 earthquake hits Mozambique – Malawi border, followed by M5.2

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Rare M5.6 earthquake hits Mozambique — Malawi border, followed by M5.2 Two rare M5 earthquakes hit Mozambique — Malawi border region on March 8, 2018. The first, registered by the USGS as M5.6, hit at 08:49 UTC at a depth of 6.4 km (4 miles) and was followed by M5.2 at 09:52 UTC at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). The M5.6 earthquake is... Read more...

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Strong and shallow M6.8 earthquake hits New Ireland, Papua New Guinea

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Strong and shallow M6.8 earthquake hits New Ireland, Papua New Guinea A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.8 hit near the coast of New Ireland, Papua New Guinea at 17:39 UTC on March 8, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 15.2 km (9.4 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.8 at a depth of 30 km (18.6 miles). This... Read more...

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Research helps explain ongoing changes in geomagnetic field

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Research helps explain ongoing changes in geomagnetic field Scientists from the University of Rochester used new data from sites in southern Africa to help explain recent and ongoing changes in Earth's magnetic field, best expressed by a deepening area of low field called the South Atlantic Anomaly. Their research... Read more...

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