Articles tagged "mariana trench"


Magnitude 6.2 shallow earthquake struck Northern Mariana Islands region

Shallow earthquake magnitude 6.2 struck 195 km east of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands, at 23:38 UTC on December 17.  USGS measured depth at 16.1 km. EMSC reports M 6.3 earthquake at depth of 30 km. Magnitude 4.9

December 18, 2013


Mariana Trench mapped - New view of the deepest trench

Scientists have a new map of the deepest trench in the world’s deepest ocean. Researchers at the Center for Coastal and Ocean Mapping/Joint Hydrographic Center at the University of New Hampshire (UNH) have pierced the lightless depths of the western Pacific...

April 17, 2012


Researchers found giant amoebas near Mariana Trench, deepest place on Earth

Giant amoebas have been found in the Mariana Trench, the deepest region on Earth.During a July 2011 voyage to the Pacific Ocean's deepest spot, researchers with Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego and National Geographic engineers deployed dropcams,

October 22, 2011