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Volcano gives birth to 'new island'

Volcano gives birth to 'new island' | Unit 4 Geographical Research | Scoop.it
The Japanese coastguard and earthquake experts say a volcanic eruption has raised a new island in the seas to the far south of Tokyo.
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Chile hit by '100 aftershocks'

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A powerful 7.6 magnitude earthquake has rocked northern Chile, just over 24 hours after an 8.2 tremor killed six people.
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Strong earthquake hits Mexico

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A strong earthquake of 6.4 magnitude shakes parts of Mexico, including the capital, Mexico City, and Acapulco on the coast.
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BBC NEWS | Science & Environment | The Pacific 'Ring of Fire'

BBC NEWS | Science & Environment | The Pacific 'Ring of Fire' | Unit 4 Geographical Research | Scoop.it
The BBC profiles the so-called Pacific "Ring of Fire" - the zone of major seismic activity which has one of the world's most active fault lines.
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Italy caught in Earth's pincer

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Italy is seismically very active, and some quake events bear comparison with the most catastrophic anywhere in the world.
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Chile lives with quake expectation

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Chile is one of those countries that expects to experience large quakes.
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Mexico shaken by powerful earthquake

Mexico shaken by powerful earthquake | Unit 4 Geographical Research | Scoop.it
A 7.2-magnitude earthquake hits states in south and west Mexico, shaking buildings in the capital, but there are no reports of casualties or damage.
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BBC NEWS | Science & Environment | Ground truths: Predicting the 'big one'

BBC NEWS | Science & Environment | Ground truths: Predicting the 'big one' | Unit 4 Geographical Research | Scoop.it
The BBC's Richard Black on board the ship searching the sea floor to discover whether earthquakes can be predicted.
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How likely is a major quake under Tokyo?

How likely is a major quake under Tokyo? | Unit 4 Geographical Research | Scoop.it
Scientists are trying to establish if the Magnitude 9.0 Tohoku earthquake will have altered the chances of a major tremor under Tokyo.
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