According to USGS, the earthquake struck at 9:01 pm ET tonight at a depth of 10 km; the earthquake was centered in a seismically active portion of the Mid Atlantic ridge near 28.208°N 43.882°W. The central Mid Atlantic Ridge separates the South American Plate from the African Plate. In this part of the world, the … Read moreStrong 5.0 Earthquake Rocks Northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge
A US intelligence report found that several researchers at China’s Wuhan Institute of Virology fell ill in November 2019 and had to be hospitalized, a new detail about the severity of their symptoms that could fuel further debate about the origins of the coronavirus pandemic, according to two people briefed on the intelligence. A State … Read moreWuhan lab: New US report on researchers’ illness furthers debate on Covid-19 origins
The Biden administration is facing new pressure to resolve a mystery that has vexed its predecessors: Is an adversary using a microwave or radio wave weapon to attack the brains of U.S. diplomats, spies and military personnel? The number of reported cases of possible attack is sharply growing and lawmakers from both parties, as well … Read moreThe Havana syndrome getting more attention: Growing mystery of suspected energy attacks draws US concern
Official news agency Xinhua confirmed that 21 of the 172 participants had died, citing the local rescue command headquarters. The other 151 are now safe, according to state media. Baiyin city mayor Zhang Xuchen said that at around midday Saturday a section of the rugged ultramarathon course — between kilometres 20 and 31 — was … Read more21 runners dead as extreme weather hits China ultramarathon!