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Archives for January 2017
This week’s earthquakes include a large tremor in the western Pacific, two smaller ones in Italy which may have caused an avalanche…oh, and Oklahoma (again).
Is the Earth getting hotter? Judging by 2016 it is. And judging by 2015 and 2016 combined, it’s heating up at an alarming rate.
This week was quiet in earthquake terms – but there were earthquakes to investigate in Fiji, Madagascar and Southern California.
It’s time for another ‘Ask the Expert’ question from our readers. This reader wants to know how we really know the universe is expanding – Paul Heckert, PhD has the answer.
This week’s featured earthquakes occurred in the Philippines, Iran and Alaska – and the ground shook in the high Arctic, too.
In the centre of the continental US and far from any tectonic margins, Utah might seem an unlikely candidate for a major earthquake. But all is not as it seems…
This week’s seismic update saw earthquakes in Fiji and in Russia – and there’s a quick look back at 2016.
Sun and earth to collide. Schizophrenic Super-Typhoon. Days get longer but sunrise gets later. Has the world gone nuts?