Sunday, July 23, 2017

Two New Earthquakes Hit Coast of Greek Island of Kos : Geodynamics Institute

Two New Earthquakes Hit Coast of Greek Island of Kos
 On Friday, a 6.7 magnitude earthquake hit the Turkish and Greek coastline of the Aegean Sea, leaving two people on the island of Kos dead and over a hundred more injured.

Saturday, July 22, 2017

Video: State of emergency declared due to flooding in New Zealand

Christchurch declared a state of emergency
The largest city on New Zealand's south island has declared a state of emergency amid a severe storm which has already seen hundreds of homes evacuated across the Pacific island nation, highways cut and soldiers called in to help provide emergency services.

Death toll rises to 4 in Shanghai demolition accident

Shanghai china
The death toll has risen to four after an accident during the demolition of a multi-story building in Shanghai Friday afternoon, the local government said.

Friday, July 21, 2017

Two killed in 6.7-magnitude quake off Greece and Turkey resorts

6.7-magnitude quake off Greece and Turkey resorts
At least two people have been killed and dozens more injured on the Greek island of Kos, after a strong earthquake in the Aegean Sea.

Thursday, July 20, 2017

North Korea drought: Children at risk in 'worst crisis since 2001'

North Korea drought
North Korea is facing severe food shortages after being hit by its worst drought since 2001, a report from the United Nations says.

Billions of tonnes of plastic accumulating on Earth

Billions of tonnes of plastic
More than 8.3 billion metric tonnes of plastic has been produced since 1950 according to the first major global analysis of mass-produced plastics.

5.8-magnitude quake strikes off coast of Japan's Fukushima, no tsunami warning issued

5.8-magnitude quake strikes off coast of Japan's Fukushima
An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.8 struck off the coast of Fukushima Prefecture in the northern Tohoku region on Japan's main island of Honshu on Thursday, although no tsunami warning has been issued.

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