Related topics: quake · earthquake

Comet 45P/Honda–Mrkos–Pajdusakova brightens in December

Looking for a good binocular comet? Well, if luck is on our side, we should be getting our first looks at periodic Comet 45P/Honda-Mrkos-Pajdušáková as it tops +10th magnitude in dusk skies over the next few weeks.

Video: Nanobots: The rise of the molecular machines

Nanomachines - including nano-sized motors, rockets and even cars - are many orders of magnitude smaller than a human cell, but they have huge promise. In the future, they could deliver drugs anywhere in the body, clean up ...

Sumatra earthquake mysteries examined

(Phys.org) -- An earthquake in the Indian Ocean off the coast of Sumatra, Indonesia on 11th April was unusually powerful, at magnitude 8.6, for a “strike-slip” type of quake, and a new analysis of the earthquake ...

Villain in disguise: Jupiter's role in impacts on Earth

Jupiter is often credited for shielding Earth from catastrophic asteroid and comet impacts. But new simulations of the influence of gas giant planets in solar systems casts doubt on Jupiter's reputation as Earth's protector.

Asteroid to make closest approach since 1975

On Tuesday, January 31, asteroid 433 Eros will come closer to Earth than it has in 37 years, traveling across the night sky in the constellations Leo, Sextans and Hydra. At its closest pass of 16.6 million miles (26.7 million ...

Mount Fuji 'under more pressure than last eruption'

Pressure in the magma chamber of Japan's Mount Fuji is now higher than it was the last time the volcano erupted more than 300 years ago, scientists say, according to a report Thursday.

page 1 from 18

Magnitude

Magnitude Is A Part Of An Earthquakes Magnitude may refer to:

In mathematics:

In astronomy:

As an earthquake unit of measure:

In popular culture:

This text uses material from Wikipedia, licensed under CC BY-SA