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Strong and shallow M5.7 earthquake hits Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S. — the largest since 1992

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Strong and shallow M5.7 earthquake hits Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S. -- the largest since 1992 A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M5.7 hit Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S. at 13:09 UTC (07:09 LT) on March 18, 2020. The agency is reporting a depth of 10.6 km (6.6 miles). This is the largest earthquake in Utah since M5.9 near St. George in... Read more...

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Strong M6.1 earthquake hits Vanuatu region at intermediate depth

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Strong M6.1 earthquake hits Vanuatu region at intermediate depth A strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.1 hit the Vanuatu region at 03:13 UTC on March 18, 2020. The agency is reporting a depth of 178.8 km (111 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.1 at a depth of 196 km (121 miles). This is the second M6+ earthquake after M6.0... Read more...

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Rare, unusually large ozone hole develops over the Arctic-Canadian region

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Rare, unusually large ozone hole develops over the Arctic-Canadian region A huge area of sustained ozone depletion has developed over the Arctic-Canadian region -- too late for the winter season, too early for spring, and unusually strong for the northern hemisphere. The ozone layer is a natural layer of protective gas in the upper... Read more...

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Mount Ruapehu’s Crater Lake temperature heats up to 40 °C (104 °F), Alert Level remains at 1, New Zealand

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Mount Ruapehu's Crater Lake (Te Wai a-Moe) heated from 24 °C (75.2 °F) to 40 °C (104 °F) in response to earthquakes beneath the volcano, according to the GeoNet bulletin issued on Wednesday, March 18, 2020. The Volcanic Alert Level remains at... Read more...

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Strong and shallow M6.3 earthquake hits south of Bali, Indonesia

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Strong and shallow M6.3 earthquake hits south of Bali, Indonesia A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.3 hit south of Bali, Indonesia at 17:45 UTC on March 18, 2020 (01:45 LT, March 19). The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting the same magnitude and depth. The epicenter was... Read more...

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Army rescues stranded civilians after heavy snow hits Gurez valley, Jammu and Kashmir

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The Indian army airlifted more than 160 stranded civilians from Gurez in Jammu and Kashmir, India on March 15, 2020, as heavy snowfall created difficult conditions in the area. Four of the rescued individuals were in critical condition but were assisted promptly,... Read more...

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