Friday, 23 June 2017
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Fake quake: Report of major California temblor a false alarm

Added: 22.06.2017 5:57 | 6 views | 0 comments

The only tremors from a reported major earthquake off the California coast came on the internet.
Seismologists said Wednesday's automatically generated report of a magnitude 6.8 quake in the Pacific Ocean 10 miles west of Santa Barbara was a false alarm based on a quake that happened in the same...


Gelatinous Pickle Sea Creature Invades NPacific Waters

Added: 20.06.2017 1:42 | 14 views | 0 comments

A sea creature that looks like a gelatinous pickle – and usually lives in tropical waters – has reportedly taken up residence en masse in the Pacific Ocean off Oregon.


Amazon is buying more than Whole Foods — it's getting 460 potential warehouses and showrooms

Added: 17.06.2017 19:16 | 9 views | 0 comments

Amazon can ship books, furniture and clothing across the Pacific Ocean in what feels like a blink of an eye. But when it comes to delivering fresh groceries to your doorstep, the e-commerce giant’s logistical prowess wilts like a bag of salad left out in the sun.
That’s because the long journey...


The mysterious bend in the Hawaiian-Emperor chain

Added: 09.06.2017 20:29 | 32 views | 0 comments

The volcanic islands of Hawaii represent the youngest end of a 80 million years old and roughly 6,000 kilometers long mountain chain on the ground of the Pacific Ocean. The so-called Hawaiian-Emperor chain consisting of dozens of volcanoes is well known for its peculiar 60 degrees bend. The cause for this bend has been heavily debated for decades. Scientists now offer an explanation in a new study.

Battle of Midway 75th anniversary marked

Added: 06.06.2017 1:27 | 20 views | 0 comments

Seven veterans of the Battle of Midway have joined about 1,000 people aboard a retired US Navy aircraft carrier to mark the 75th anniversary of the turning point in World War II's Pacific Ocean theater.



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