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Strong earthquake shakes northeast Japan, no damage


March 27th, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by BNO News
TOKYO, Japan (BNO NEWS) -- A strong earthquake struck just off the coast of northeastern Japan on early Tuesday evening, seismologists and witnesses said, but there were no immediate reports of damage ... Read more...

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Sea levels might rise or fall if warming continues


September 12th, 2011 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 12 (IANS) Sea levels might rise or fall if the trend of more recent warming continues unabated, as in the past, during a period known as the Last ... Read more...

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Strong earthquake jolts eastern Japan, no damage


August 1st, 2011 - 11:13 pm ICT by BNO News
TOKYO (BNO NEWS) -- A strong earthquake struck Suruga Bay in eastern Japan on late Monday evening, seismologists said, but there were no immediate reports of damage or casualties.The 6.1-magnitude earthquake at ... Read more...

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Japan tsunami waves reach New Zealand


March 12th, 2011 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, March 12 (IANS) Waves from the Japanese quake-generated tsunami that lapped New Zealand Saturday peaked at about one metre, a media report said.According to the New Zealand Herald, civil ... Read more...

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No immediate danger to India because of tsunami: Ashwani Kumar


March 11th, 2011 - 9:54 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 11 (ANI): Minister of State for Earth Sciences and Science and Technology Ashwani Kumar today assured the people not to panic on account of tsunami in Japan.Talking to ... Read more...

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Powerful 7.6 quake near Vanuatu prompts tsunami warnings


December 25th, 2010 - 8:59 pm ICT by BNO News
VANUATU ISLANDS (BNO NEWS) -- Parts of the Pacific are under a tsunami warning on early Sunday morning after a major earthquake struck near the Vanuatu Islands, seismologists and tsunami experts said.The ... Read more...

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Tsunami warnings in effect after major earthquake hits off Japan


December 22nd, 2010 - 1:25 am ICT by BNO News
TOKYO (BNO NEWS) -- Japan issued a tsunami warning for some of its islands on early Wednesday morning after a powerful earthquake struck off its coast.The 7.4-magnitude earthquake at 3.19 a.m. local ... Read more...

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Churning of Earth’s molten interior behind sea level changes


August 16th, 2010 - 4:39 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Aug 16 (ANI): An Australian expert has said that the churning of the Earth's molten interior may have played a vital role in sea level change over the past two to ... Read more...

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Tsunami warning for Hawaii cancelled after Chile quake


February 28th, 2010 - 4:06 pm ICT by BNO News
HONOLULU (BNO NEWS) -- A tsunami warning for Hawaii was canceled after some 13 hours on Saturday, triggered by an 8.8-magnitude earthquake that struck the coast of Chile. The small tsunami that ... Read more...

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Powerful earthquake on Haiti reportedly causes major damage


January 13th, 2010 - 6:38 am ICT by BNO News
HAITI (BNO NEWS) -- A powerful earthquake struck near Haiti's capital on Tuesday, prompting a tsunami watch for nearby coasts, officials said. Reports of catastrophic damage are coming in.The earthquake happened ... Read more...

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Major earthquake rocks Haiti’s capital - Felt as far as Jamaica (Update)


January 13th, 2010 - 6:20 am ICT by BNO News
HAITI (BNO NEWS) -- A powerful earthquake struck near Haiti's capital on Tuesday, prompting a tsunami watch for nearby coasts, officials said. Reports of heavy damage are coming in.The earthquake happened ... Read more...

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Major earthquake rocks Haiti’s capital - Felt as far as Jamaica


January 13th, 2010 - 5:54 am ICT by BNO News
HAITI (BNO NEWS) -- A powerful earthquake struck near Haiti's capital on Tuesday, prompting a tsunami watch for nearby coasts, officials said. Reports of damage are still sketchy.The earthquake happened around ... Read more...

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Tsunami watches issued after major earthquake rocks Haiti’s capital (Update)


January 13th, 2010 - 5:45 am ICT by BNO News
HAITI (BNO NEWS) -- A powerful earthquake struck near Haiti's capital on Tuesday, prompting a tsunami watch for nearby coasts, officials said. Reports of damage are still sketchy.The earthquake happened around ... Read more...

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Tsunami watches issued after major earthquake rocks Haiti’s capital (Update)


January 13th, 2010 - 5:32 am ICT by BNO News
HAITI (BNO NEWS) -- A powerful earthquake struck near Haiti's capital on Tuesday, prompting a tsunami watch for nearby coasts, officials said. The earthquake happened around 4.53 p.m. local time and had ... Read more...

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Tsunami watches issued after major earthquake rocks Haiti’s capital


January 13th, 2010 - 5:19 am ICT by BNO News
HAITI (BNO NEWS) -- A major earthquake rocked Haiti on Tuesday, prompting a tsunami watch for nearby countries, officials said.The earthquake, which had a preliminary magnitude of 7.3, struck about 10 ... Read more...

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Sea level rise may be even more urgent than previously thought


December 17th, 2009 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 17 (ANI): A new study has suggested that as a result of global warming, sea level rise may be even more urgent than previously thought.According to a report in Nature ... Read more...

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Rising sea levels increasing risk of flooding along England’s south coast


October 10th, 2009 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 10 (ANI): A new study by researchers at the University of Southampton, UK, has found that sea levels have been rising across the south coast of England over the past ... Read more...

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Strong earthquake strikes off Japan


August 13th, 2009 - 3:01 pm ICT by admin
TOKYO (BNO NEWS) -- A strong earthquake struck off the coast of Japan on Thursday morning, according to officials. No tsunami warnings were issued.The tremor struck about 24 miles deep off ... Read more...

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Two major earthquakes hit; tsunami warnings in effect


August 11th, 2009 - 4:12 am ICT by admin
UNKNOWN (BNO NEWS) -- A massive earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.6 struck off India's Andaman Islands on Tuesday morning. A second earthquake struck Japan only minutes later.The first earthquake, with ... Read more...

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Global warming may make sea level rise between 7- 82 cm


July 28th, 2009 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 28 (ANI): New predictions indicate that the amount of sea level rise by the end of this century will be between 7- 82 cm - depending on the amount of ... Read more...

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Ancient Ice Age lasted for 30 million years


June 17th, 2009 - 12:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 17 (ANI): In a new research, a team of scientists has investigated the climate of planet Earth as it was 440 million years ago, and have found that an ancient ... Read more...

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7.4 Magnitude eartiquake strikes off Honduras coast, Tsunami warning in effect


May 28th, 2009 - 3:48 pm ICT by admin
A quake of 7.4 magnitude strikes 27 miles off Roatan, Honduras according to the United States Geological Survey (USGS).The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center (PTWC), operated by NOAA has issued a Tsunami warning ... Read more...

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Stalagmites reveal rapid sea level rises caused by global warming 200,000 yrs ago


April 9th, 2009 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, April 9 (ANI): A joint European-Australian study has determined that ancient stalagmites from a submerged Italian cave have revealed sea level rises caused by global warming more than 200,000 years ago.According ... Read more...

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Small tsunami after huge earthquake off Tonga


March 20th, 2009 - 9:50 am ICT by admin
New York, NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) -- A massive and potentially destructive earthquake with a magnitude of 7.9 struck 130 miles southeast of Nuku'alofa, Tonga on Thursday, according to the United States ... Read more...

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Massive earthquake hits Tonga, Tsunami warnings issued


March 20th, 2009 - 1:53 am ICT by admin
A destructive earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.9 has struck the Tonga region and tsunami warnings have been issued. The quake occurred at Thursday, March 19, 2009 at 18:17:37 UTC (March 20, ... Read more...

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Sea level along Chinas coastal areas to rise 0.13 meters in next 30 years


January 28th, 2009 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 28 (ANI): A report by the Chinese State Oceanic Administration (SOA) has suggested that the sea level along Chinas coastal areas will rise 0.13 meters in the next ... Read more...

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ESA’’s GOCE satellite to look at the Earth’’s surface and core


August 24th, 2008 - 10:27 am ICT by ANI
Paris, August 24 (ANI): The European Space Agency (ESA) is about to launch the most sophisticated mission ever to investigate the Earth''s surface, core, and, gravitational field, with unprecedented resolution and ... Read more...

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NASAs ocean satellite to chart sea levels to estimate climate change


June 21st, 2008 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 21 (ANI): NASA has launched a new ocean satellite that would chart sea level, a vital indicator of climate change, on a globe-circling voyage.Launched from the Vandenberg Air Force ... Read more...

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Ancient Antarctic sediment will reveal climate change history


April 29th, 2008 - 2:30 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 29 (ANI): Newly discovered ancient Antarctic sediment cores will give international scientists a close-up look at fluctuations that occurred in Antarcticas ice sheet and marine and terrestrial life as ... Read more...

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Don’t buy a house too close to beach, experts warn


April 17th, 2008 - 9:37 am ICT by admin
By Ivonne Marschall Vienna, April 17 (DPA) Global sea levels are likely to rise faster than predicted by the United Nations climate panel, possibly endangering millions in developing countries, say scientists. The increase ... Read more...

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