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Has Bermuda Triangle mystery been solved?

The Bermuda Triangle is an area of the western North Atlantic where ships purportedly disappear without a trace.

Researchers from the Arctic University of Norway might have discovered why this happens: methane bubble explosions. They identified a series of half mile-wide, 150ft deep craters off the coast of Norway created by methane building up and popping below the seabed. Then, the methane leak pops through the sea bed and into the water above.

The explosions causing the craters to open up could potentially pose risks to ships travelling on Barents Sea, according to the scientists.

The Bermuda Triangle, also known as Devil's Triangle, is a western area of the North Atlantic Ocean bounded by Bermuda, Puerto Rico and a point near Melbourne, Florida, where several ships and planes have disappeared under mysterious circumstances over the years.