Showing posts with label tsunamis. Show all posts
Showing posts with label tsunamis. Show all posts

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.

Friday, September 08, 2017

8.2 Mexico's Most Powerful Earthquake in 100 Years Creates Tsunami (local time 23:49, Depth 72 km)

8.2 Mexico's Most Powerful Earthquake in 100 Years Creates Tsunami
Five people were killed in an 8.2-magnitude earthquake off Mexican coast, the largest the country has experienced in the last 100 years, the country's President Enrique Pena Nieto confirmed on Friday.

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.

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

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.

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

7.7-magnitude quake:Tsunami advisories issued for Russian Bering Island, no threat for local population

Kamchatka’s Aleutian region
Tsunami advisories have been issued for the township of Nikolskoye on Russia’s Bering Island off the Kamchatka peninsula after a quake, but the height of the tsunami wave will not exceed half-a-meter, a source from the Kamchatka branch of the Russian Academy of Science’s Geophysical Service told Tass on Tuesday.

Thursday, July 06, 2017

Séisme de magnitude 6,5 dans le centre des Philippines

Un séisme de magnitude 6,5 a été enregistré jeudi dans le centre des Philippines, a rapporté l'Institut américain de géophysique (USGS), mais aucune alerte au tsunami n'a été émise.

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

7.0 magnitude earthquake rocks Mexico’s southern state of Chiapas and Guatemala

A 7.0 magnitude earthquake has struck off the coast of Chiapas, causing heavy damage to buildings and infrastructure in Mexico’s southern state.

Saturday, April 29, 2017

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Chile Rocked by 6.9 quake; No Major Damage Reported (Local time: 18:38, Depth 10 km)

A strong earthquake of magnitude 6.9 struck off the west coast of Chile on Monday, rocking the capital Santiago and briefly causing alarm along the Pacific Coast but sparing the quake-prone nation of any serious damage.

Saturday, April 22, 2017

Chute d’astéroïdes: un danger encore plus grand que le feu et les tsunamis dévoilé

Si des astéroïdes tombaient sur Terre, le plus grand danger émanerait non pas des pluies de feu et des tsunamis mais… du vent généré par le choc.

Saturday, April 08, 2017

Hundreds flee after three strong quakes strike Philippines

Hundreds of residents of coastal areas in a province south of the Philippine capital fled to higher ground fearing a tsunami Saturday after a series of earthquakes on the main island of Luzon.

Saturday, March 18, 2017

Court rules Japanese gov't, TEPCO liable for Fukushima disaster

A local court ruled on Friday that the Japanese government and Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings Inc. (TEPCO) were liable for negligence in the Fukushima disaster six years ago.

Monday, March 06, 2017

6.5 magnitude earthquake strikes off coast of Papua New Guinea

A 6.5 magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Papua New Guinea on Monday, according to the United States Geological Survey (USGS). 

Sunday, February 12, 2017

Philippines Starts to Repair Damage in Quake-Hit Southern Province

Philippine authorities have begun to restore electricity and water supply to areas hit by a powerful earthquake in the south that killed six and damaged public infrastructure, a report said.

Monday, December 26, 2016

Indonesia marks tsunami 12 years ago with prayers

 Thousands of Indonesians prayed for their loved ones at mass graves and mosques Monday to mark a tsunami which devastated Aceh province 12 years ago today, one of the worst natural disasters in human history.

Sunday, December 25, 2016

Chile issues tsunami alert, orders evacuations after powerful 7.6 earthquake (local time 11:22, Depth 47 km)

Evacuation orders are in effect in coastal areas in four southern regions following a powerful magnitude-7.6 earthquake that hit Quellon, a town on Chile's Chiloe Island, prompting officials to issue a tsunami alert.

Saturday, December 17, 2016

Tsunami alert after 7.9-magnitude Papua New Guinea quake (local time: 20:51 Depth 100 km)

Tsunami warnings were issued for several nations on Saturday after a major 7.9-magnitude earthquake struck off Papua New Guinea, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre and the US Geological Survey said.

Thursday, December 08, 2016

6.5-magnitude earthquake off the coast of California (local time: 06:49, Depth 10 km)

A 6.5-magnitude earthquake shook the ocean floor about 100 miles off the northern California coast Thursday morning, the US Geological Survey said.

Monday, November 28, 2016

Fukushima cleanup cost double previous estimate, report says

Japan's electricity customers may have to pay more in order to cover the cost of decommissioning the Fukushima nuclear power plant.

EL News