Latest Pacific Plate Stories
Colombia sits atop a complex geological area where three tectonic plates are interacting, producing seismicity patterns that have puzzled seismologists for years.
An ocean mapping expedition has shed new light on deepest place on Earth, the 2,500-kilometer long Mariana Trench in the western Pacific Ocean near Guam.
The Center for Coastal and Ocean Mapping (CCOM) has mapped the deepest part of the ocean in greater detail than ever before.
A peculiar swarm of earthquakes have been occurring off of Oregonâ€™s central coast, resembling those that happen just prior to a volcanic eruption. However, scientists are baffled as there are no volcanoes in the area.
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