Articles tagged "mariana trench"

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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

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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

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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