Daily Archives: August 24, 2011

6.2 earthquake strikes region of Vanuatu- third large quake strike in 4 days

  August 24, 2011 – Vanuatu – A 6.2 magnitude earthquake- the third in a series of earthquakes which have rattled the region of Vanuatu over the last four days had a depth of only 10.1 km and was much shallower than … Continue reading

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Surface inflation reported at El Hierro volcano in the Canary Islands- we may be moving towards an event

August 24, 2011 – Canary Islands – Well, we’ve been wondering when we might see more signs of magma rising underneath El Hierro in the Canary Island and now we seem to have got some. Over the last month, the … Continue reading

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U.S. seismic hazard zones awaken: Long Valley super-volcano earthquake swarm notice

August 24, 2011 – MAMMOTH LAKES, Calif. – Long Valley Caldera – While the East Coast recovers from earthquake jitters, small quakes have been rocking California. A minor jolt struck the San Francisco Bay area Wednesday at 9:57 a.m., just … Continue reading

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Deep 7.0 magnitude earthquake shakes Peru – third 7.0 earthquake to strike the world in 4 days

August 24, 2011 – Peru – A 7.0 -magnitude earthquake shook buildings in Peru’s capital city, Lima, on Wednesday, witnesses and the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said. The quake was quickly followed by a 5.3 aftershock. The USGS said the … Continue reading

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NASA discovers 6 brown dwarf stars 9 to 40 light-years from our Sun

August 24, 2011 – SPACE – Scientists using data from NASA’s Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) have discovered six “Y dwarfs”– star-like bodies with temperatures as cool as the human body. This artist’s conception illustrates what a “Y dwarf” might … Continue reading

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USGS completes monitoring system for Oregon’s Newberry volcano

August 24, 2011 – OREGON – Scientists with the U.S. Geological Survey are putting the finishing touches on eight new monitoring stations on Central Oregon’s Newberry Volcano. David Nogueras took a trip to find out how the system works. Newberry Volcano … Continue reading

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USGS radius effects of Virginia 5.8 earthquake

  August 24, 2011 – VIRGINIA – The 5.8 magnitude Virginia earthquake of 2011 occurred at 1:51 p.m. (EDT) Tuesday, Aug. 23, in the Central Virginia Seismic Zone, which is believed to have produced the strongest magnitude in the history … Continue reading

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New study reveals how microbes travel the Earth on the wind

August 24, 2011 – LONDON – Scientists from the UK and Switzerland have investigated the remarkable distance that microorganisms may be able to blow between continents, raising questions about their potential to colonize new lands and also potentially to spread … Continue reading

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