EARTH

The risks of strong earthquakes and tsunamis in the Mediterranean are greater than expected

Far from its calm and peaceful image, the Mediterranean is the scene of important tectonic movements, linked to the clash of the African and Eurasian plates that continues today. A new study shows that tsunami risk, linked to the movement of certain faults, could have been seriously neglected. The Mediterranean is a true tectonic puzzle, …

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The powerful earthquake in Mexico has created a tsunami in a cave in Death Valley!

This Monday, September 19, Mexico was hit by a new and powerful earthquake, which notably caused a seismic crisis further north, in California. The effects of this earthquake were also seen right in the middle of the Death Valley desert region, generating a tsunami in a flooded cave. On Monday, September 19, Mexico was shaken …

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Our current continents would rest on the remains of the first continents that sank

If the history of the Earth is told to us by the geological archives contained in the continents, there is, however, a gray zone, which corresponds to the moment of the birth of the first continental masses, more than 3 billion years ago. A new study sheds light on the processes that would have been …

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