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5.0 magnitude earthquake rattles eastern Japan, no major damage

An earthquake measuring 5 on the Richter scale, jolted Japan's Ibaraki prefecture on Sunday, officials said.

How to improve monsoon forecast in India

How to improve monsoon forecast in India

India is one of the most populated countries in the world, and the monsoon rains have not only a significant impact on the national but also the global economy.

NASA probe to explore global atmosphere over oceans

The Atmospheric Tomography, or ATom, is the first to survey the atmosphere over the oceans, the US space agency said in a statement.

Stunning view of Earth's night lights captured from space – See pic!

Stunning view of Earth's night lights captured from space – See pic!

The stunning view was taken when ISS was passing over the island nation of Kiribati at the time, about 2600 kilometers (1,600 miles) south of Hawaii.

What caused the monster El Nino in 2015?

What caused the monster El Nino in 2015?

El Nino and La Nina are the warm and cool phases of a recurring climate pattern across the tropical Pacific Ocean called the El Nino-Southern Oscillation, or ENSO. 

Chinese ship set to be first through expanded Panama Canal

A Chinese-owned freighter will be the first vessel to pass through Panama's newly expanded canal, to be inaugurated with great pomp in June after nine years of work, officials said on Friday.

China wants ships to use faster Arctic route opened by global warming

China will encourage ships flying its flag to take the Northwest Passage via the Arctic Ocean, a route opened up by global warming, to cut travel times between the Atlantic and Pacific oceans, a state-run newspaper said on Wednesday.

See it to believe it: Real Godzilla filmed near Galpagos Islands! Watch

See it to believe it: Real Godzilla filmed near Galpagos Islands! Watch

A video of 'Godzilla' has been going viral on social media. Well, it is not the Godzilla that we all have seen in the movies but its look alike - the Marine Iguana.

Watch: El Nino can have huge impact on marine food chain

Watch: El Nino can have huge impact on marine food chain

 El Nino can have big impact on a big impact on the littlest plants in the ocean, according to a study by NASA scientists.

Palau declares state of emergency over drought

Palau became the latest Pacific island nation to declare a state of emergency Wednesday, as the region struggles with an extreme drought that forecasters warn will not ease for months.

Sea level swings may rise due to dueling climate cycles!

Sea level swings may rise due to dueling climate cycles!

Over the last 30 years, the seesaw’s wobbles have been more extreme, causing variations in sea levels up to three times higher than those observed in the previous 30 years.

See pic: NASA shares image of yesterday's solar eclipse passing over Pacific Ocean!

See pic: NASA shares image of yesterday's solar eclipse passing over Pacific Ocean!

Many websites, including NASA, aired the event live for those who were likely to miss it.  

Seven miles deep, oceans still a noisy place

Seven miles deep, oceans still a noisy place

The hydrophone also picked up sound from ship propellers.

Philippines mystery – Mummified sailor found in a yacht drifting in the Pacific

Philippines mystery – Mummified sailor found in a yacht drifting in the Pacific

There were no visible signs of foul play, like a gunshot or stabbing wound.

Children starving amid alarming Somalia drought: UN

Children starving amid alarming Somalia drought: UN

Over 58,000 children will starve to death in Somalia without urgent support, the United Nations warned Monday, amid severe drought in the impoverished and war-torn Horn of Africa country.

Quake of magnitude 6.3 strikes off Papua New Guinea

An earthquake of magnitude 6.3 struck off the Pacific Ocean nation of Papua New Guinea on Tuesday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

New storm approaches Philippines after typhoon kills 20

A new storm was threatening to dump heavy rain on the southern Philippines on Friday, as people in northern farming regions battled floods from deadly Typhoon Melor, authorities said.

Heavy flooding as Philippine typhoon death toll climbs to 11

Rescuers on speedboats hauled rain-soaked residents off rooftops in the Philippine countryside on Wednesday after Typhoon Melor killed at least 11 people and cut power for millions.

How El Niño 2015 will effect weather phenomenon – Watch video

How El Niño 2015 will effect weather phenomenon – Watch video

Researchers at NASA feel that the effects of El Niño is the strongest since 1997-98.

Radiation from Japan nuclear disaster spreads off US shores

Radiation from Japan nuclear disaster spreads off US shores

Trace amounts of cesium-134 have been detected within several hundred miles (km) of the Oregon, Washington and California.