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Shallow M6.2 earthquake hits the State of Yap, Federated States of Micronesia

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.2 hit the State of Yap, Federated States of Micronesia at 18:16 UTC on July 6, 2020. The agency is reporting a depth of 12.4 km (7.7 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.3 at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). The...

July 06, 2020

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Strong and shallow M6.1 earthquake hits State of Yap, 3rd M6+ within 48 hours

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.1 hit the State of Yap, Micronesia at 15:14 UTC on December 9, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.1 at a depth of 12 km (7.5 miles). After M6.5 and M6.4 on...

December 09, 2017

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Second strong earthquake in Micronesia, shallow M6.4 hits State of Yap

A second strong earthquake of the day hit the State of Yap, Micronesia at 09:51 UTC on December 8, 2017. The USGS registered it as M6.4 at a depth of 20.3 km (12.6 miles). The first one was registered as M6.5 at 00:22 UTC today. EMSC registered the latest one as...

December 08, 2017

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Strong and shallow M6.5 earthquake hit State of Yap, Micronesia

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.5 hit the State of Yap, Federated States of Micronesia at 00:22 UTC on December 8, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 13.7 km (8.5 miles). Geoscience Australia is reporting M6.5 at a depth of 15 km...

December 08, 2017

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Very strong and shallow earthquake M6.9 registered in Micronesia region

A very strong and shallow earthquake M6.9 struck Federated States of Micronesia region on August 3, 2014, at 00:22 UTC. USGS reports depth of 10.6 km (6.6 miles). EMSC is also reporting M6.9 at depth of 10 km.Epicenter was located 340 km (211 miles) NNW of&nbs

August 03, 2014

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Another very strong earthquake struck off the coast of Ifalik - M 6.6 Micronesia

After yesterday's strong M 6.1 earthquake registered some 99 km off the coast of Ifalik, Micronesia, the same location experienced another strong jolt today. USGS recorded the second quake at 08:16 UTC (18:16 local time) today as M 6.6.

May 15, 2014

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M 6.1 earthquake registered off the coast of Ifalik, Micronesia

Eathquake registered as M 6.1 (USGS/EMSC) struck off the coast of Ifalik, Federated states of Micronesia, on May 14, 2014 at 20:56 UTC. USGS reports depth of 10.6 km; EMSC 3 km.Epicenter was located 99 km (62 miles) SSE of Ifalik, 760 km (472 miles) W of Weno,

May 14, 2014

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Pacific’s Marshall Islands facing drought disaster

A drought has left areas of the Marshall Islands facing “dire” water shortages with aid agencies scrambling to ship relief to affected communities.  The International Organization for Migration (IOM) warned that unusually low rainfall in one of

May 09, 2013

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Tropical Storm BOPHA formed in Western North Pacific Ocean

The twenty-sixth tropical cyclone of the Pacific Tropical Storm season formed in western north Pacific Ocean and it is named as TS BOPHA (TS 26W). Warnings and watches are currently in effect for islands within Micronesia archipelago, thousands islands between

November 27, 2012

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New coral map ranks reefs most at risk

The world's coral reefs face a multitude of threats, from rising ocean temperatures to overfishing. A new map aimed at aiding coral conservation has been developed that points out the reefs that are most and least at risk.The map, and the study that led to it, say

August 12, 2011