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On This Day, May 20: German troops reach English Channel in WWII

Wed, 20 May 2020 09:48:00 +0200upi (en)

On this date in history: In 526, up to 300,000 people were killed in an earthquake in Syria and Antioch. In 1873, Levi Strauss and Jacob Davis were granted a patent for blue jeans with copper rivets. In 1927, Charles Lindbergh took off from New York in his single-engine monoplane, "The Spirit of St.

Small earthquake strikes overnight off Oregon coast

Wed, 20 May 2020 05:25:00 +0200bendbulletin (en)

In this March 11, 2011, file photo, boats and docks float in disarray at the harbor in Brookings after surges from a tsunami sheared off pilings and crumpled docks. Up and down the coast of the Pacific Northwest in the United States , communities have been intensifying their efforts to protect lives....

Local News Earthquake rattles near Hamburg 5:13 PM, May 19, 2020

Wed, 20 May 2020 00:16:00 +0200wkbw (en)

HAMBURG, N.Y. (WKBW) — An earthquake was felt near Hamburg Tuesday afternoon, according to the United States Geological Survey. The USGS reports a 2.3 magnitude earthquake hit about a half mile from the Wanakah area. There are no reports of any damage at this time. We will have more on this as it becomes available.

El sismo también provocó al menos 23 personas heridas.

Tue, 19 May 2020 08:24:00 +0200telesurtv (es)

por Itzamná Ollantay El Servicio Geológico de Estados Unidos (EE. UU.) mencionó que siete horas después, a las 20:36 GMT, ocurrió una réplica del sismo en la misma zona de magnitud 4.5. EQ-20200519-70908-CHN - Earthquake - China - Asia https://t.co/LMktdx2ncw - A magnitude 5 earthquake in....

Unknown submarine landslides discovered in Gulf of Mexico

Mon, 18 May 2020 23:39:00 +0200sciencedaily (en)

Assistant Professor Wenyuan Fan in the Department of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Science has published a new paper in the journal Geophysical Research Letters that identifies these landslides and the risks they pose to coastal communities. "The observed landslides suggest a possible tsunami hazard....

FSU researcher detects unknown submarine landslides in Gulf of Mexico

Mon, 18 May 2020 22:30:00 +0200eurekalert (en)

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- A Florida State University researcher has used new detection methods to identify 85 previously unknown submarine landslides that occurred in the Gulf of Mexico between 2008 and 2015, leading to questions about the stability of oil rigs and other structures, such as pipelines built in the region.

40 years ago today, Mount St. Helens erupted

Mon, 18 May 2020 22:23:00 +0200wtva (en)

Forty years ago, a volcano in the Cascade Mountains in Washington roared, expelling plumes of ash and killing 57 people in the most eruption in modern US history. It was early morning on Mount St. Helens when the volcano shook the Earth. Accompanied by a magnitude 5+ earthquake and a debris....

5 fascinating facts about the eruption at Mount St. Helens, 40 years ago

Mon, 18 May 2020 21:17:00 +0200wacotrib (en)

It was early morning on Mount St. Helens when the volcano shook the Earth. Accompanied by a magnitude 5+ earthquake and a debris avalanche, the eruption changed the future of volcanology. Here are five facts about the stratovolcano. Before erupting, the volcano was 9,677 feet.

So You Want to Be a Contact Tracer?

Mon, 18 May 2020 16:37:00 +0200nytimes (en)

When Jessica Jaramillo calls someone to talk about the coronavirus, she usually starts with something like this: “Hi, my name is Jessica. I’m calling on behalf of the San Francisco Department of Public Health. I’m part of a contact-tracing team, and our job is to reach people who have come into....

Mount St Helens 40 years on

Mon, 18 May 2020 13:03:00 +0200nature-Earth-and-Environmental-Sciences (en)

Prior to the 1980 eruption, Mt St Helens had lain dormant for over 100 years, displaying few signs of volcanic activity since its last eruptive episode in 1857. Nevertheless, the potential for large, destructive eruptions at Mt St Helens was well known.

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