Articles tagged "caribbean sea"

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Scientists create 3D images of geological processes below Earth's surface

Geoscientists at the University of Texas at Dallas generated high-resolution, 3D images of the dynamic geological processes that are happening far below the Earth's surface. The team described in the study how they created images of mantle flows in a subduction...

June 21, 2020

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Shallow M6.0 earthquake hits north of Honduras

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.0 hit north of Honduras at 08:04 UTC (02:04 LT) on April 16, 2020. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting the same magnitude and depth. The epicenter was located 55.5 km...

April 16, 2020

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Major M7.7 earthquake hits between Cuba and Jamaica, followed by M6.1 near Cayman Islands

A powerful earthquake registered by the USGS as M7.7 hit off the southern coast of Cuba at 19:10 UTC (14:10 LT) on January 28, 2020. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting the same magnitude and depth. The epicenter was located 125.9...

January 28, 2020

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Shallow M6.0 earthquake near San Andres archipelago, Caribbean Sea

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.0 hit near Archipelago of San Andrés, Providencia and Santa Catalina (Colombia), the Caribbean Sea at 03:40 UTC on November 25, 2018 (21:40 LT, November 24). The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km...

November 25, 2018

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Strong tropical wave over the Caribbean Sea claims lives of at least 6

A strong tropical wave over the central Caribbean Sea, System 97W - centered about 440 km (275 miles) ESE of Kingston, Jamaica at 18:00 UTC, continues to move quickly westward, toward Central America, at about 32 km/h (20 mph). It has 80% chance of developing into a...

August 01, 2016

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Strong M6.0 earthquake recorded off the coast of Antigua and Barbuda

A strong and shallow earthquake measuring M6.0 (USGS) was recorded off the coast of Antigua and Barbuda, a twin-island nation between the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean, on May 16, 2014. The earthquake struck at 07:01 local time (11:01 UTC). The USGS is...

May 16, 2014

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Atlantic heat source for Hurricane Irene

As Hurricane Irene rumbles through the Atlantic Ocean, it needs fuel to sustain itself. Warm water is the main fuel, and there is plenty of it right now, as there usually is this time of year. The map above shows sea surface temperatures (SST) in the Atlantic...

August 25, 2011