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06.01.2016 | Information about hydrogen bomb test in North Korea

A very shallow seismic event was detected this morning in North Korea near Punggye Ri. The automatic GEOFON notification system at the GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences has calculated and notified a few minutes after the origin time at 01:30:01 UTC time (10:00 Pyongyang time) a magnitude of M 5.3 for this event.


04.01.2016 | Traces of icelandic volcanoes in a northeastern German lake

Traces of volcanic ash originating from icelandic volcanoes have been found in the sediments of Lake Tiefer See in the Nossentiner-Schwinzer Heide natural park in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. This allows to more precisely date climate changes of the last 11,500 years than was possible before.

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