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An earthquake changed the course of the Ganges: Could it happen again?

Phys Dot Org 17 Jun 2024
The study was published in the journal Nature Communications ... (The Amazon is first.) ... The result ... One is a subduction zone to the south and east, where a huge plate of oceanic crust is shoving itself under Bangladesh, Myanmar and northeastern India ... DOI.
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Pacific Indigenous leaders have a new plan to protect whales. Treat them as people

CNN 15 Jun 2024
The document is part of a multi-pronged effort to safeguard whales, which also includes quantifying their monetary value as carbon-depleting “bioengineers of our oceans”, and deploying the latest tech to track boats that harm them.
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When it comes to summer, there's no better place to embrace it than Rhode Island

The Providence Journal 12 Jun 2024
There is no better place to embrace it than Rhode Island ... Or clambakes, Bowen’s Wharf and the parade ... Much of the draw, of course, springs from those two words on our license plates. If any place is meant to be a summer playground, it’s the Ocean State.
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Megathrust Earthquakes And The World’s Largest Tsunamis: What Is The Cascadia Subduction Zone?

IFL Science 11 Jun 2024
When rock on a convergent plate boundary gets compressed and bent, it builds up elastic energy ... A schematic cross section of the Cascadia Subduction Zone shows the ocean floor plate (light grey) moving under the North American continental plate.
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US at risk of devastating earthquake and tsunami from underwater fault

Metro UK 11 Jun 2024
When tectonic plates are relatively rough, and feature oceanic faults and seamounts, pieces of the plate could be eroded and may limit the quake’s size ... The ocean floor plate (light gray) is moving under the North American continental plate (Picture.
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Earthquakes are shaking North Georgia. Here’s what may be behind them

West Hawaii Today 11 Jun 2024
Georgia is located in the middle of the North American Plate, the vast tectonic plate that sits beneath almost all of North America, parts of the Caribbean, Greenland and much of the Atlantic Ocean.
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Earthquakes are shaking North Georgia: Here's what may be behind them

Phys Dot Org 11 Jun 2024
Georgia is located in the middle of the North American Plate, the vast tectonic plate that sits beneath almost all of North America, parts of the Caribbean, Greenland and much of the Atlantic Ocean.
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Lori Dengler | Volcanoes in Hawaii, Iceland eruptive in early June

Times Standard 08 Jun 2024
Roughly a quarter of the way across the globe and in another ocean, Iceland’s Reykjanes Peninsula is putting on another show ... Our climate is controlled by the sun, the atmosphere, and ocean conditions.
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Cascadia Subduction Zone, one of Earth's top hazards, comes into sharper focus

Phys Dot Org 07 Jun 2024
These include the geometry of the down-going ocean plate and overlying sediments, and the makeup of the overriding North American plate.
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New data on ‘the Big One’ offers a clearer view of inevitable earthquake catastrophe

Popular Science 07 Jun 2024
A schematic cross section of the Cascadia Subduction Zone shows the ocean floor plate (light grey) moving under the North American continental plate, along with other features.
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Geology Landscapes of Valencia County: The Rio Grande Rift demonstrates plate tectonics

Valencia County News Bulletin 06 Jun 2024
(4) Studies of earthquakes off Japan showed that the ocean plate was sliding under Japan, providing the evidence that a discrete ocean plate was moving, and making it clear that ocean crust is forming ...
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Scientists eager to view sea floor after earthquake swarm

North Shore News 05 Jun 2024
Observatories record ­everything from new sea life and ocean temperatures and ­currents to tectonic plate ­activity ... Meghan Paulson, director of observatory digital operations for Ocean ...
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New restaurant: Waterfront wine bar coming soon to replace former 121 Tapas

TCPalm 05 Jun 2024
TCPalm tells you where to find food locally on the Treasure Coast ... “This is not work ... The new restaurant will serve small plates and fresh food, focusing on farm to table — and ocean to table — and keeping everything as local as possible ... 11 a.m.
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The Strait of Gibraltar could disappear: This is when, according to experts

Spanish News Today 04 Jun 2024
A previously dormant Gibraltar zone has begun gradually slipping towards the Atlantic Ocean ... This is due to the spread of what’s known as the subduction zone – the boundary that separates the Eurasian Plate and the African Plate.
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Indonesia's Mount Ibu volcano erupts again, threatening residents’ safety

The News International 04 Jun 2024
Indonesia sits on the Pacific Ring of Fire, which is an area high in seismic activity where multiple tectonic plates meet. The East Asian country is located between the Indian Ocean and the Pacific Ocean and comprises more than 17,000 islands ... .
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