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Sightings of rare Oarfish in Japan arouse fears of earthquake and tsunami

"It may be that global warming affects the appearance of starfish or a reason we simply do not know." The myth of Oarfish as a harbinger of destruction gained in importance following the 2011 Fukushima earthquake and the subsequent tsunami that killed more than 20,000 people. According to Kyodo News, at least a dozen Oarfish had been flushed to the …

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Anak Krakatau: Finnish radar satellite surveys tsunami volcano

Image copyright ICEYE Caption The view was generated from data collected on Wednesday Here is a new view of Anak Krakatau, the collapsed Indonesian volcano that spawned the December 22 tsunami that devastated the local shores. The image was compiled from radar images taken by the ICEYE-X2 on Wednesday. This is a small innovative spacecraft from Finland, which will soon …

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The asteroid that killed dinosaurs created a tsunami that destroyed the shores of the world – BGR

The massive space rock that hit our planet some 65 million years ago triggered a planetary extinction that eventually dinosaurs went extinct and mammals had a chance to set foot. Different parts of the planet were affected in different ways, and new research shows that the oceans and coastal regions of the earth were dealing with their own plight after …

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The Indonesian volcano that caused a tsunami loses two thirds of its height

The volcano's elevation increased from 338 meters above sea level to 110 meters (360 feet), the Indonesian Center for Volcanology and Geological Hazard reduction reported in a report. Additional volcanic eruptions from Monday to Thursday also resulted in a volume loss of the volcano of 150. The report states that there are millions to 180 million cubic meters (5.3 to …

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Strong underwater quake hits the Philippines and triggers small tsunami news

A magnitude 6.9 earthquake struck off the Philippine island of Mindanao on Saturday, triggering a tsunami warning. Small waves should hit southern parts of the country and neighboring Indonesia. The quake hit deep southeast of Davao City According to the US Geological Survey, a week after a volcano-triggered tsunami, more than 400 people were killed in Indonesia. The Pacific Tsunami …

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Indonesia tsunami: Flights rerouted as volcano eruptions continue

On Thursday, Indonesia's National Board for Disaster Management raises the warning level for Anak Krakatau to 3, the second-highest rank. Saturday's eruption, which caused a 3-meter (10 foot) high tsunami to sweep through the Sunda Strait, killing more than 430 people and displacing tens of thousands. Aulia Ariani, a spokeswoman for The Indonesian Red Cross, told CNN that thousands of …

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Worried tsunami victims called for shunning the coast near the erupting volcano News

Heavy rainfall and the possibility of major waves make Indonesia's tsunami victims more anxious as authorities press local residents near a volcano on the island to avoid the coast from warnings of "extreme weather and high waves". The powerful tsunami After an eruption of Anak Krakatoa, settlements along the Sunda Strait were hit almost without warning on Saturday night. More …

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