Posts Tagged ‘shallow’

New underwater drones able to explore and map shallow waters for mines in Belgium

On the Belgian naval base of Zeebrugge, a team of demining experts are testing the sonar capabilities of Remus, a yellow submarine-looking craft, Belgium’s new tool in hunt for mines. The underwater drone called Remus is able to explore and map shallow waters where conventional ships cannot go.

Rare shallow magnitude 4.5 earthquake hits off coast of Louisiana near New Orleans

     A rare magnitude 4.5 earthquake struck in the Gulf of Mexico about 160 miles southeast of New Orleans. According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the quake hit at a depth of 6 miles. No damage or injuries have been reported. Source Article from

Powerful shallow earthquake of magnitude 6.6 hits off Papua New Guinea

     A shallow 6.6 magnitude earthquake struck off Papua New Guinea on Monday (March 26), the US Geological Survey said, the latest in a series to hit the region in recent days, but there were no immediate reports of casualties or damage. The quake struck 180km west of the town of Rabaul, on New Britain […]

Huge earthquake strikes Ring of Fire: Papua New Guinea hit by shallow 7.5 magnitude quake – at least 55 dead (UPDATE)

     Papua New Guinea has been rocked by a huge 7.5magnitude earthquake just moments after a smaller seismic event struck Japan, increasing fears of a natural disaster impacting the dangerous region dubbed the ‘Ring of Fire’. The 7.5 magnitude earthquake struck the heart of the island near the near the Southern Highlands area, with tremors […]

Shallow magnitude 6.0 aftershock rattles Papua New Guinea

     Strong aftershocks have rocked Papua New Guinea’s remote and rugged highlands, as the death toll climbed to 55 from a 7.5-magnitude earthquake a week ago, and is expected to rise further. Three aftershocks of magnitude greater than 5 shook the mountainous Southern Highlands, about 600km northwest of the capital Port Moresby early on Monday, […]

Strong shallow earthquake of magnitude 5.9 southwest of Africa

     Most important Earthquake Data: Magnitude : 5.9 Local Time (conversion only below land) : Unknown GMT/UTC Time : 2017-10-23 08:32:34 Depth (Hypocenter) : 10 km Source Article from

Shallow earthquake at 6.1 magnitude hits off the coast of Japan

     An earthquake of magnitude 6.1 struck off southern Japan on Thursday, the United States Geological Survey said. The quake struck 424 miles off Japan’s island of Kyushu at a depth of 6.2 miles, the agency said. There are no immediate reports of damage or casualties. This comes two weeks after a similar earthquake, at […]

Shallow 6.4 magnitude earthquake hits off Tonga Islands

     The large quake struck at 12am local time (12pm UK time) around 100km south east of the village of Pangai. There were no immediate reports of damage from the quake on Wednesday. The quake struck 206km east northeast of the Tonga capital and was a shallow 14 km deep, the US Geological Survey (USGS) […]

Two shallow earthquakes with magnitudes over 4 shake Turkey’s Gökova Bay

     Two earthquakes with magnitudes of over 4 shook the Gökova Bay off Turkey’s Aegean coast on Aug. 18, the Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD) has stated. The first earthquake with a 4.2-magnitude hit the Gökova Bay at 3.47 p.m. at a depth of 7 kilometers, according to AFAD. It was followed by another […]

Shallow 4.9 earthquake strikes near Bodrum, western Turkey

The earthquake hit at a depth of 4.3km. No casualties have been reported so far. Bogazici University’s Kandilli Observatory, which specializes in earthquake research, as well as the Prime Ministry Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD) report that the magnitude of the quake was 4.8. READ MORE: ‘I’m scared & shocked’: Eyewitness of Aegean earthquake reveals […]

Shallow earthquake of magnitude 6.5 hits near Yongle, China

     6.5 magnitude earthquake 180 km from Jiangyou, Sichuan, China 2017-08-08 13:19:49 UTC USGS page: M 6.5 – 36km W of Yongle, China USGS status: Reviewed by a seismologist Reports from the public: 10 people 10 km depth Source Article from

No time for shallow diplomacy, Christians, in the religious war on churches in the Holy Land

By Stuart Littlewood A month ago, after reading a desperate cry for help from the National Coalition of Christian Organisations in Palestine (NCCOP) addressed to the World Council of Churches, I emailed eight churches in my locality asking whether that heart-rending appeal had trickled down to them at parish level. If not, I hoped to […]

Shallow Millennials are having plastic surgery to create DIMPLES that they think make them look cute

(Natural News) Millennials (or Gen Y) are obsessed with beauty. Despite the generation’s relatively lower average student income, their devotion to purchasing high-priced beauty products is striking. Gen Y shoppers spend about 25 percent more on body scrubs, shampoos, conditioners, styling gels or mousses, and suntan products than the average American shopper. Furthermore, 75 percent […]

Uncommon shallow 5.3 earthquake rocks parts of southwestern Uganda

     The U.S. Geological Survey says an earthquake with a magnitude of 5.3 has hit southwestern Uganda. It said the epicenter of the earthquake early Sunday was 39 kilometers (24 miles) west of the western Ugandan town of Rubirizi. The quake, occurring at a depth of 10 kilometers (6.2 miles), was also felt in parts […]

Shallow 5.9 magnitude earthquake hits Mauritius – Reunion region

     A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.9 (ml/mb) strikes Mauritius – Reunion region (0 miles) on Wednesday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 5.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:16:25 / 12:16 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if […]

Fresh shallow 5.9-magnitude earthquake rocks Leyte, Philippines

     A 5.9-magnitude quake on Monday (Jul 10) rocked a central Philippine island still reeling from a deadly tremor last week, though there were no immediate reports of damage or casualties, seismologists said. The US Geological Survey said the moderately strong quake struck Leyte island near Ormoc, a city of about 200,000 people, at 9.41am […]

Shallow earthquake of magnitude 5.9 hits Kermadic Islands

     Magnitude Mw 5.9 Region KERMADEC ISLANDS, NEW ZEALAND Date time 2017-06-15 00:26:14.8 UTC Location 30.66 S ; 177.91 W Depth 20 km Distances 1090 km S of Nuku’alofa, Tonga / pop: 22,400 / local time: 13:26:14.8 2017-06-15 916 km NE of Whangarei, New Zealand / pop: 50,900 / local time: 12:26:14.8 2017-06-15 Source parameters […]

Shallow magnitude 6.3 earthquake strikes near İzmir, Turkey

     A strong earthquake with a magnitude of 6.3 has struck near the coast of western Turkey and the Greek island of Lesbos, a European earthquake monitor said. The epicentre of the quake was located some 84 km (52 miles) northwest of the Aegean coastal province of Izmir, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) said on […]

Shallow 5.9 magnitude earthquake hits Ascension Island region

     5.9 magnitude earthquake 2017-05-02 15:10:22 UTC UTC time: Tuesday, May 02, 2017 15:10 PM Your time: 2017-05-02T15:10:22Z Magnitude Type: mww USGS page: M 5.9 – Ascension Island region USGS status: Reviewed by a seismologist Reports from the public: 0 people 2017-05-02 15:10:22 UTC 5.9 magnitude, 10 km depth Ascension Island Source Article from

Shallow magnitude 5.9 earthquake strikes Tajikistan

     A 5.9-magnitude earthquake occurred in the Central Asia on Wednesday, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) reported. The tremor occurred at the depth of 24 kilometers (some 15 miles), with its epicenter located in Tajikistan. The quake was felt in Kyrgyzstan, Eastern Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan. According to Kazakhstan’s seismologists, the magnitude of the quake in […]

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