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Are Earthquakes To Blame For Arctic Warming?

Moscow: The Arctic’s rapid warming could have been triggered by a series of great earthquakes, suggests new research. In the Arctic, one of the factors driving climate warming is the release of methane from permafrost and metastable gas hydrates in the shelf zone. The study published in the journal Geosciences attempted to offer an explanation […]

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8 Killed, 60 Injured In Series Of Quakes In Philippines

Manila: At least eight persons were killed and around 60 injured in the Philippines after a series of earthquakes struck the northern Batanes islands in the early hours of Saturday, authorities said. Authorities warned the people to stay inside their homes ahead of expected aftershocks, Efe news reported. Several churches and residential buildings sustained damages […]

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Two mild quakes hit Chamba in Himachal

Shimla: Two mild quakes were recorded simultaneously on Wednesday in Himachal Pradesh’s Chamba region, which witnessed tremors for three consecutive days in May, an official said. “Two earthquake measuring 3.5 and 4.1 on the Richter scale were recorded at 8.33 a.m. and 8.56 a.m., respectively,” Meteorological Office Director Manmohan Singh told IANS. He said the […]