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Indonesian volcano spews new burst of ash

(AP) -- An Indonesian volcano that was quiet for four centuries shot a new, powerful burst of hot ash more than 10,000 feet (three kilometers) in the air Friday, sending frightened residents fleeing to safety ...

dateSep 03, 2010 in Earth Sciences
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New data: Mega-quake could strike near Seattle

Using sophisticated seismometers and GPS devices, scientists have been able to track minute movements along two massive tectonic plates colliding 25 miles or so underneath Washington state's Puget Sound basin. Their early ...

dateAug 16, 2009 in Earth Sciences
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10,000 aftershocks follow Italy quake

Scientists have detected 10,000 aftershocks since last week's earthquake in Italy of which around 1,000 could be felt, a top expert said on Monday, warning that the tremors will probably get stronger.

dateApr 13, 2009 in Earth Sciences
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