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California Earthquake: 6.9-Magnitude Strikes Eureka Coast California Earthquake: 6.9-Magnitude Strikes Eureka Coast

An offshore earthquake struck Northern California Sunday night, which was mainly centered in the Pacific Ocean at a depth of 10 miles. Sources say that the earthquake occurred around 10:18┬áp.m., 50 miles offshore of Eureka, Calif. The magnitude of the …

New Japanese Island Appears After Volcanic Eruption New Japanese Island Appears After Volcanic Eruption
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Fortunately for residents of Japan and the rest of the world, the smoke and ashes rising from the floor of the Pacific Ocean approximately 620 miles south of Tokyo on Wednesday were not the signs of Godzilla or any other …

Hurricane Raymond Soaks South Western Mexico, As People Scurry for Cover Hurricane Raymond Soaks South Western Mexico, As People Scurry for Cover

Hundreds more were evacuated, schools and ports were closed, as hurricane Raymond loomed large over coastal south-western Mexico along the Pacific coast on Monday. The region is on the verge of being hammered twice in quick succession as it gets …

NASA Study Finds Global Sea Level Rising Once Again NASA Study Finds Global Sea Level Rising Once Again

Though the world’s oceans have been steadily rising at a rate of 3.2 mm per year for decades now, NASA scientists reported last year that the global sea level had actually dropped sharply between early 2010 and summer 2011, by …

Underwater Expedition Produces Odd Sea Creatures Underwater Expedition Produces Odd Sea Creatures

Middle Earth is a great place, mostly because it is so beautiful. Well that beauty is actually real and takes place in New Zealand. A few weeks ago some scientists there decided to explore another part of their country that …

Paul Allen Employs Octopus in Pacific Search Paul Allen Employs Octopus in Pacific Search

Paul Allen, a mega rich co-founder of Microsoft, is involved in a search in the Pacific for an American pilot and two Palau police officers whose plane disappeared over the weekend. The pilot and officers disappeared after confronting Chinese poachers …

James Cameron Funds High-Tech Submarine James Cameron Funds High-Tech Submarine

Director James Cameron is boldly going where no man has gone before, or at least since 1960. Cameron has funded the construction of a high-tech one-man submarine capable of diving seven miles beneath the Pacific Ocean into the Mariana Trench, …