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An underwater volcano caused 85,000 earthquakes in Antarctica

A long-dormant underwater volcano near Antarctica may have erupted, triggering 85,000 earthquakes in the area. Research stations reported the swarm of earthquakes as early as August 2020. They lasted for several months, subsiding in November of that same year. Since then, researchers have been looking for the cause behind the…
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May 2, 2022
Antarctica

Underwater volcano in Antarctica triggers 85,000 earthquakes

Home News Science & Astronomy A view of Half Moon Island and Bransfield Strait in Antarctica. (Image credit: Joseph Sohm; Visions of America via Getty Images) A long-dormant underwater volcano near Antarctica has woken up, triggering a swarm of 85,000 earthquakes. The swarm, which began in August 2020 and subsided…
bubmag
April 29, 2022
Antarctica

Don’t Miss: April 2022 Solar Eclipse

A solar eclipse occurs when the Moon passes between the Sun and Earth and casts its shadow on Earth. Credit: NASA’s Scientific Visualization Studio On April 30, 2022, a partial solar eclipse will be visible in parts of South America, Antarctica, and the Pacific and Southern Oceans. On Saturday, April…
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April 29, 2022
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More Than 85,000 Earthquakes Registered In Antarctica In 2020

Scientists have uncovered a swarm of more than 85,000 deep-sea earthquakes associated with undersea volcanic activity. The research was conducted at the Orca volcano site, which lies between Antarctica and the tip of South America, using remote sensing technologies. South America 3d isolated. Elements of this image furnished by NASA…
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April 24, 2022