M 5.7 in South Indian Ocean on 16 Apr 2017 09:44 UTC

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Lo peor que puede pasar si un asteroide impacta contra la Tierra

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 13:02:00 +0200lavozdigital (es)

La visita de La Roca, el asteroide del tamaño del Peñón de Gibraltar que sobrevoló la Tierra el miércoles a la distancia segura de 1,8 millones de kilómetros (casi cinco veces la que nos separa de la Luna), ha vuelto a poner de actualidad los peligros que pueden llegar del espacio .

Lo peor que puede pasar si un asteroide impacta contra la Tierra

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 12:16:00 +0200abc-Andalucia (es)

La visita de La Roca, el asteroide del tamaño del Peñón de Gibraltar que sobrevoló la Tierra el miércoles a la distancia segura de 1,8 millones de kilómetros (casi cinco veces la que nos separa de la Luna), ha vuelto a poner de actualidad los peligros que pueden llegar del espacio .

Bringing the animals of the jungle to life in the stage show Running Wild

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 12:07:00 +0200edp24 (en)

Described as a ‘modern-day Jungle Book,’ the stage adaptation of the Michael Morpurgo children’s novel - inspired by a real-life story - follows the tale of Lilly, who is riding on Oona the elephant when the tsunami hits, and who is whisked to safety by her jumbo friend who runs from the beach deep into the jungle.

Bringing the animals of the jungle to life in the stage show Running Wild

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 11:30:00 +0200eveningnews24 (en)

Described as a ‘modern-day Jungle Book,’ the stage adaptation of the Michael Morpurgo children’s novel - inspired by a real-life story - follows the tale of Lilly, who is riding on Oona the elephant when the tsunami hits, and who is whisked to safety by her jumbo friend who runs from the beach deep into the jungle.

New study ranks hazardous asteroid effects from least to most destructive

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 11:22:00 +0200spacedaily (en)

If an asteroid struck Earth, which of its effects - scorching heat, flying debris, towering tsunamis - would claim the most lives? A new study has the answer: violent winds and shock waves are the most dangerous effects produced by Earth-impacting asteroids.

Antigua and Barbuda: Six earthquakes affected Antigua and Barbuda Sunday and Monday

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 11:15:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

A total of six earthquakes affected Antigua and Barbuda between Sunday night and Monday morning, according to information received from the UWI Seismic Research Centre in Trinidad. The quakes, which struck between 11:12 Sunday night and 4:31 Monday morning, were reportedly felt throughout the....

International gamers frustrated by police silence after alleged Kaikoura earthquake fraud

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 07:26:00 +0200Stuff (en)

International online gamers allegedly defrauded by a Blenheim man say they are frustrated police do not seem to be taking their concerns seriously. The group of gamers say a group member, Jeffrey Meikle, tricked them into thinking his house had been flattened by November's Kaikoura earthquake.

Data trashed? When RPO 0 isn't enough Cast-iron storage policies 19 Comments 19 Apr 11:50

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 05:33:00 +0200register (en)

And RPO of 0 means "no data loss". With RPO 0, if a tornado touches down and obliterates your data center, not one block of data a production workload was writing is lost. This seemingly miraculous level of data protection is possible, within certain limits. RPO 0 is expensive.

Series of Antigua Earthquakes Triggers Advice from Seismic Research Centre

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 04:48:00 +0200caribbean360 (en)

ST JOHN’S, Antigua, Wednesday April 19, 2017 – Following a series of earthquakes felt in Antigua and Barbuda, and as far away as St Kitts and Guadeloupe, the University of the West Indies’ Seismic Research Centre (SRC) is urging the people of the region to remain prepared. Around 1:23 a.m.

Laporan Majlis Perasmian ICGIOTWMS-XI

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 02:45:00 +0200met-my (ms)

ICG/IOTWMS PLATFORM KERJASAMA RANTAU LAUTAN HINDI DALAM PENGELUARAN AMARAN DAN MENGURANGKAN KESAN TSUNAMI PUTRAJAYA, 18 APRIL 2017 – Malaysia melalui Jabatan Meteorologi Malaysia (MetMalaysia), agensi di bawah Kementerian Sains, Teknologi dan Inovasi (MOSTI) telah dipilih untuk menjadi tuan rumah....

Second earthquake in a week shakes NSW

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 01:56:00 +0200abc-au (en)

Earthquake hits Foster in NSW, the state's second rumbling in a week. Posted April 20, 2017 09:49:12. New South Wales has been hit by a second earthquake in a week, with a tremor rumbling the tiny town of Foster on the mid-north coast. Residents took to social media to describe what they felt after the magnitude 3.

Lo más letal de un asteroide que cayera en la Tierra no sería el impacto

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 01:12:00 +0200rtve (es)

¿Piensa que si un meteorito o asteroide cayera en nuestro planeta tendría más probabilidades de sobrevivir si no cae cerca de donde usted vive? En realidad, el impacto de un objeto de este tipo en nuestro planeta dispondría de un amplio arsenal con el que causar estragos de muy variada magnitud.

Call for impact-based weather forecast model

Wed, 19 Apr 2017 22:03:00 +0200thehindu (en)

A database on the infrastructure and other physical features in every district must be compiled to develop an impact-based forecast mechanism that will help minimise damage to property and infrastructure, K.J. Ramesh, Director General of Meteorology, Indian Meteorological Department (IMD), New Delhi, said here on Wednesday.

Call for impact-based weather forecast model

Wed, 19 Apr 2017 21:39:00 +0200Hindu (en)

A database on the infrastructure and other physical features in every district must be compiled to develop an impact-based forecast mechanism that will help minimise damage to property and infrastructure, K.J. Ramesh, Director General of Meteorology, Indian Meteorological Department (IMD), New Delhi, said here on Wednesday.

New Study Ranks Hazardous Asteroid Effects from Least to Most Destructive

Wed, 19 Apr 2017 20:24:00 +0200sciencenewsline (en)

. Published: April 19, 2017. Released by WASHINGTON, DC -- If an asteroid struck Earth, which of its effects--scorching heat, flying debris, towering tsunamis--would claim the most lives? A new study has the answer: violent winds and shock waves are the most dangerous effects produced by Earth-impacting asteroids.

New Study Ranks Hazardous Asteroid Effects from Least to Most Destructive

Wed, 19 Apr 2017 20:10:00 +0200rdmag (en)

If an asteroid struck Earth, which of its effects--scorching heat, flying debris, towering tsunamis--would claim the most lives? A new study has the answer: violent winds and shock waves are the most dangerous effects produced by Earth-impacting asteroids.

Asteroid impact would rupture internal organs finds study

Wed, 19 Apr 2017 20:06:00 +0200mailonsunday (en)

The study explored seven effects associated with asteroid impacts--heat, pressure shock waves, flying debris, tsunamis, wind blasts, seismic shaking and cratering--and estimated their lethality for varying sizes. Overall, wind blasts and shock waves were likely to claim the most casualties, according to the study.

De Paris à Fukushima : Les secrets d’une catastrophe

Wed, 19 Apr 2017 20:02:00 +0200mondialisation (fr)

Le 11 mars 2011, en l’espace de quelques heures, le Japon fait face à une triple catastrophe : un tremblement de terre, un tsunami et un accident nucléaire. Au large de Sendai, au nord-est de l’île de Honshu, le séisme atteint une magnitude record de 8,9 qui provoque un tsunami.

Asteroid impact would rupture internal organs finds study

Wed, 19 Apr 2017 19:34:00 +0200dailymail (en)

The study explored seven effects associated with asteroid impacts--heat, pressure shock waves, flying debris, tsunamis, wind blasts, seismic shaking and cratering--and estimated their lethality for varying sizes. Overall, wind blasts and shock waves were likely to claim the most casualties, according to the study.

Terremoto de 7,6 grados en Chile

Wed, 19 Apr 2017 18:28:00 +0200laopinion-co (es)

Un terremoto de 7,6 grados en la escala de Richter afectó este domingo el sur de Chile, generando una alerta de tsunami en cinco regiones del país, sin que los primeros reportes señalen personas afectadas o daños mayores, informó la Oficina Nacional de Emergencia (Onemi).

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