Showing posts with label earthquake. Show all posts
Showing posts with label earthquake. Show all posts

Saturday, June 30, 2018

Strong 6.0-Magnitude Quake Hits Off Mexico’s Pacific Coast

Strong 6.0-Magnitude Quake Hits  Mexico
A strong 6.0-magnitude earthquake struck shortly before midnight on Saturday off Mexico’s Pacific coast, the US Geological Survey said.

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

China places seismometers in Indian Ocean

Ocean-bottom seismometers
China recently placed multiple ocean seismometers in the Indian Ocean where no ocean-bottom seismographic observation was available in the Junhui hydrothermal field, a specialist said.

Saturday, May 05, 2018

NASA launches Mars-bound spacecraft to study quakes

NASA launches Mars-bound spacecraft
NASA has launched its latest mission to Mars, with its first lander designed entirely for exploring the deep interior of the red planet having taken off from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California this afternoon.

6.9-magnitude earthquake hits Hawaii. - Numerous aftershocks

6.9-magnitude earthquake hits Hawaii.
An earthquake measuring 6.9 magnitude on the Richter scale jolted the Big Island of Hawaii on Friday, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said.

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Nepal awaits funds for reconstruction after earthquake

Nepal awaits funds for reconstruction
As Nepal on Wednesday marks the third anniversary of the Apr.25 earthquake that killed thousands of people and caused damage estimated at billions of dollars, the Himalayan nation is still waiting for a major portion of funds pledged by the international community to rebuild the country.

Tuesday, March 06, 2018

Un fort tremblement de terre secoue la Papouasie-Nouvelle-Guinée

Un fort tremblement de terre secoue la Papouasie-Nouvelle-Guinée
Un séisme de magnitude 6,7 a secoué la partie centrale de la Papouasie-Nouvelle-Guinée, informe l’Institut d'études géologiques des États-Unis (USGS).

Sunday, March 04, 2018

Week after Papua New Guinea Quake, Nearly 150,000 People in Urgent Need of Aid

Papua New Guinea Quake
Almost a week after a deadly quake struck the rugged Papua New Guinea highlands, nearly 150,000 people remain in urgent need of emergency supplies as damaged roads and landslides have hampered the delivery of aid to isolated communities, agencies have said.

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Shale-rich Oklahoma still facing seismic test

Shale-rich Oklahoma still facing seismic test
Shale-rich Oklahoma recorded a minor tremor early Wednesday, highlighting state struggles to address geological concerns in its energy sector.

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Over 30 dead in Papua New Guinea earthquake

Papua New Guinea earthquake
Over 30 people are thought to have died Tuesday, following Monday's massive 7.5-magnitude earthquake that struck 96 km south-west of Mendi, in the Southern Highlands Province of Papua New Guinea.

Sunday, February 25, 2018

7.5 magnitude earthquake strikes Papua New Guinea (local time: 03:44, Depth 30 km)

7.5 magnitude earthquake strikes Papua New Guinea
A 7.5 magnitude earthquake has struck the Pacific nation of Papua New Guinea, in the Southern Highlands near the center of the country, US Geological Service (USGS) has reported.

Saturday, February 17, 2018

Strong earthquake hits Mexico (local time: 17:39, Depth 10 km)

Strong earthquake hits Mexico
A 7.2-magnitude quake jolted southern Mexican state of Oaxaca on Friday afternoon, according to Mexico's National Seismological Service (SSN).

Thursday, February 08, 2018

A majority of the 58 people missing in Taiwan quake have been rescued

Taiwan earthquake death toll rises to 10
Search and rescue teams in Taiwan continued to brave the intense cold and repeated aftershocks on Thursday and rescued 50 of the 58 people who went missing after a 6.4-magnitude earthquake had hit the island earlier this week.

Taiwan earthquake death toll rises to 10

Taiwan earthquake death toll rises to 10
10 people were killed, 265 injured and 62 still missing as of 7:00 am Thursday after a magnitude 6.4 earthquake hit Taiwan's Hualien county.

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Fukushima operator turned down tsunami simulation plan 9yrs before disaster

Fukushima operator turned down tsunami simulation plan
Nine years before disaster struck the Fukushima nuclear plant, its operator TEPCO rejected a government watchdog’s advice to carry out a tsunami simulation. The company cited a lack of evidence regarding a tsunami threat.

Thursday, January 25, 2018

Sunday, January 21, 2018

6.3-magnitude quake hits 76km S of Putre, Chile

An earthquake measuring 6.3 on the Richter scale jolted 76km S of Putre, Chile at 01:06:42 GMT on Sunday, the US Geological Survey said.

Friday, January 19, 2018

6.5 quake strikes Gulf of California near Mexico (local time: 09:17, Depth 10 km)

6.5 quake strikes Gulf of California near Mexico
A 6.5 magnitude earthquake has struck the east coast of the Mexican state of Baja California, the United States Geological Survey has reported.

Sunday, January 14, 2018

Strong 7.1 earthquake jolts Peru, more than a dozen missing ( local time: 04:18)

Strong 7.1 earthquake jolts Peru
A strong magnitude 7.1 earthquake struck the coast of southern Peru on Sunday morning, leaving two dead, 17 missing and several dozen injured, while causing homes and roads to collapse.

Saturday, January 06, 2018

5.1-magnitude earthquake strikes Iran region hit by deadly quake in Nov (local time: 18:52, Depth 40 km)

5.1-magnitude earthquake strikes Iran
A magnitude 5.1 earthquake rocked western Iran on Saturday in the same area as a deadly November quake which left more than 600 people dead.

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