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New York Post   01 April 2020   USA   Idaho  
<p>BOISE, Idaho &mdash; An earthquake struck north of Boise Tuesday evening, with people across a large area reporting shaking.<br />The U.S. Geological Survey reports the magnitude 6.5 temblor struck just before 6 p.m. It was centered 73 miles (118 kilometers) ...
The Indian Express   27 March 2020   Indonesia  
<p>JAKARTA: Indonesia's most active volcano Mount Merapi erupted on Friday, shooting a column of ash some 5,000 metres (16,000 feet) into the air in its second major eruption this month.<br />Ash and sand-covered areas several kilometres (miles) away from ...
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DOGO news   24 March 2020   World  
<p>Over the years, researchers have unearthed fossils of many of the estimated 2,468 dinosaur species that roamed Earth during the Mesozoic era, which spanned from between 252 million years ago to about 66 million years ago. However, few can compare to the ...
The mind circle   18 March 2020   World  
<p>Did you know that the fear of bridges is called &ldquo;gephyrophobia&rdquo;? Even if you do not suffer from it, these hair-raising scariest bridges could be the best things to test your gutsy spirit&hellip;</p>
nzherald.co.nz   16 March 2020   New Zealand   Canterbury  
<p>A strong earthquake has struck near northern Canterbury early this morning.<br />The 5.1 magnitude quake hit just before 4.30am, about 10km north-west of Culverden.<br />GeoNet, who initially said it was a 4.9 magnitude event, said it happened at a depth ...
The Guardian   15 March 2020   UK   Scotland  
<p>Last week scientists discovered the first Stegosaurus footprints in Scotland. Which other prehistoric reptiles lived on these shores? </p>
abc.net.au   05 March 2020   Brazil  
<p><br />At least 23 people have been killed and dozens more are missing in Brazil after a storm hit the country's south-eastern coast, causing torrential rain and landslides, authorities have said.<br />The deaths occurred in the cities of Guaruja, Santos ...
Tech Explorist   02 March 2020   USA   Montana  
<p>Scientists from the Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), and Mary Schweitzer, of North Carolina State University in the United States, have discovered evidence of fossilized cell nuclei and ...
ABC News   26 February 2020   Indonesia   Tanimbar  
<p>An earthquake of magnitude 6.0 has struck the Tanimbar region in Indonesia, the Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) says.<br />The Indonesia Geophysics Agency and the BoM said there was no tsunami potential from the quake.<br />Northern Territory residents told ...
Aljazeera   23 February 2020   Turkey   Van province  
<p>At least eight people have been killed and 21 others injured in Turkey's Van province following an earthquake early Sunday, the country's interior minister has said.<br />Three of those killed were children, according to Suleyman Soylu, adding that some ...