M 5.5 in Myanmar on 07 Jan 2018 06:47 UTC

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Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology inaugurates “Pratyush”; a supercomputer system to help in weather forecasting

Mon, 08 Jan 2018 16:14:00 +0100firstpost (en)

On 8 January India took a major step ahead in upgrading computing capacity in the area of weather forecasting and climate monitoring. Union Minister for Earth Sciences Dr.Harsh Vardhan inaugurated a supercomputer system at the Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (IITM) in Pune, taking its total....

Sismo de 5.4 sacude a Santander

Mon, 08 Jan 2018 15:35:00 +0100debate (es)

Colombia.- La mañana de este lunes un sismo de magnitud 5.4 en escala de Richter sacudió a Santander. De acuerdo con el reporte del Servicio Geológico Colombiano, el movimiento telúrico se produjo hacia las 7:58 de la mañana. El temblor presentó una latitud de 6.84 grados Norte, longitud de 73.

'Ghosts of the Tsunami' humanizes the survivors of Japan's 2011 catastrophe

Mon, 08 Jan 2018 15:29:00 +0100csmonitor (en)

January 8, 2018 I started reading Ghosts of the Tsunami half-expecting to be bored. Not because of its author, Richard Lloyd Parry, the Asia editor and Tokyo bureau chief for the Times of London, who over the course of three books has proven himself an excellent reporter and writer.

Is Miss America’s swimsuit competition on the way out? (And do we care?)

Mon, 08 Jan 2018 14:29:00 +0100thespec (en)

Network executives parade successful young women around in swimsuits or less on all sorts of stages: Cheerleaders at NFL games. Cheerleaders at NBA games. Victoria's Secret models in an annual "fashion show." On "The Bachelor," successful young women parade in and out of hot tubs competing for a husband.

EDCC: dal Canada un cemento elastico aiuterà a ridurre i danni dei terremoti

Mon, 08 Jan 2018 12:49:00 +0100ingegneri (it)

Gli effetti dei terremoti potrebbero essere meno disastrosi se gli edifici potessero contare anche sulla “protezione” data dall’utilizzo di materiali più elastici, oltre che su strutture correttamente dimensionate. Perseguendo questo obiettivo la University of British Columbia ha avviato attività di....

02:21 Papúa Nueva Guinea evacúa isla por una sorpresiva...

Mon, 08 Jan 2018 09:41:00 +0100excelsior (es)

De acuerdo con vulcanólogos, entre 50 y 60% de la isla Kadovar fue cubierta de residuos volcánicos tras la erupción ocurrida el viernes pasado. Su actividad aumentó en las últimas 24 horas. Foto: Reuters. BANGKOK. Las autoridades de Papúa Nueva Guinea asisten al desalojo forzado de toda la....

Tsunami warning for communities near erupting Papua New Guinea volcano

Mon, 08 Jan 2018 09:39:00 +0100abc-au (en)

"If there wasn't any initiative by boat, there would have been a very serious disaster," he said. "They were also using small canoes, paddling across to Blup Blup. There was a banana boat but no engine." Last eruption thought to be 300 years ago. There are no recorded instances of the Kadovar Island....

Detriti spaziali. L’intervista a Laura Pirovano, da Calolzio all’Università del Surrey

Mon, 08 Jan 2018 08:15:00 +0100lecconotizie (it)

CALOLZIO – Satelliti spenti, fuori uso, pezzi e frammenti derivanti da esplosioni e collisioni orbitano intorno al nostro pianeta, aldilà dell’atmosfera, stiamo parlando di detriti spaziali, un problema sempre più attuale ed un tema solo apparentemente relegato alla comunità scientifica, ma al contrario vicino alla nostra quotidianità.

Si risveglia il vulcano in Papua Nuova Guinea, rischio tsunami

Mon, 08 Jan 2018 08:08:00 +0100corriere (it)

Evacuati gli abitanti della piccola isola | Agenzia Vista/Alexander Jakhnagiev - CorriereTv CONTINUA A LEGGERE » (Agenzia Vista) Si risveglia il vulcano in Papua Nuova Guinea, nella piccola isola di Kodovar. Gli abitanti dell'isola sono stati fatti evacuare dopo l'improvviso risveglio del vulcano,....

'Years' before PNG volcano evacuees can return

Mon, 08 Jan 2018 06:22:00 +0100rnzi (en)

691 islanders were evacuated over the weekend after a volcanic eruption began on Friday and progressively intensified . The Rabaul Volcanological Observatory's Steve Saunders said the surprise eruption on Kadovar had covered the island in ash but no lava had yet reached the surface.

Two moderate quakes hit Myanmar

Mon, 08 Jan 2018 05:53:00 +0100mmtimes (en)

Two moderate earthquakes, including one with a 5.5 magnitude on the Richter scale, shook Myanmar on Sunday but there were no reports of major damages or injuries, an official of the meteorology and hydrology department said. The first tremor struck at dawn near Gwa township in Rakhine State at about 5am, with a strength of 4.

Residents evacuated as dormant PNG volcano erupts

Mon, 08 Jan 2018 05:10:00 +01009news (en)

A dormant volcano in Papua New Guinea has erupted for the first time in decades, triggering tsunami fears. Residents of Kadovar Island, where the volcano is located, have been evacuated with spokespersons for local authorities describing the situation as “very critical”.

¿Te bañarías en esta playa con un rompeolas natural que parece un tsunami? (VIDEO)

Mon, 08 Jan 2018 04:27:00 +0100diariocorreo (es)

¿Te atreverías a estar en una hermosa playa pero a la vez impresionante, debido a que ? Se trata de la playa Marbella, tsunami una belleza natural ubicada en Vega Baja, en Puerto Nuevo (Puerto Rico). El río Cibuco, que tiene una longitud aproximada de 35 kilómetros, desde que nace hasta que desemboca en Marbella.

Erup��o de vulc�o obriga � retirada de toda a popula��o da ilha de Kadova na Papua Nova Guin�

Mon, 08 Jan 2018 04:09:00 +0100rtp (pt)

O vulcão cobriu com cinzas e lava mais de metade do território da ilha de Kadova, mas não causou vítimas, refere a agência de notícias Efe, citando órgãos de comunicação social locais. O despertar repentino do vulcão, que expulsa uma coluna de fumo com mais de 2.

Erupção de vulcão na Guiné Bissau obriga à evacuação da ilha de Kadova

Mon, 08 Jan 2018 04:04:00 +0100ionline (pt)

O vulcão entrou em erupção, tendo coberto o céu com cinzas e lava, mas não há registo de feridos, refere a agência Efe, que cita órgãos de comunicação locais. O despertar do vulcão ocorreu pelo meio dia desta sexta-feira, e desde então, "entre 50 e 60% da ilha está coberta de resíduos vulcânicos",....

The nuclear button

Sun, 07 Jan 2018 23:11:00 +0100dailytimesPK (en)

Sir: The figurative war of the nuclear buttons between the US and North Korea is a sad story. America seems to be doing all the right things in this regard whereas North Korea is always acting on impulse, not caring about anything. Sometime ago, the nuclear water leak at Fukushima nuclear plant in Japan had appeared in the newspapers and on TVs.

Tsunami and landslide ALERT after dormant volcano erupts for first time ever

Sun, 07 Jan 2018 21:25:00 +0100dailystar (en)

. A DORMANT volcano’s first eruption in known history could be about to bring a terrifying series of landslides and tsunamis. “Landslides are possible and together with the explosive nature of the magma, tsunamis may be generated.” Kadovar Volcano has sat dormant ever since being first discovered by a Spanish navigator in 1545.

Leer más sobre Despertó para amenazar al mundo: isla entró en erupción, advierten de riesgo de Tsunami

Sun, 07 Jan 2018 20:53:00 +0100hsbnoticias (es)

Una amenaza latente para el mundo se generó tras la erupción de la isla volcánica en Papúa Nueva Guinea. Había permanecido inactiva durante 500 años, y la actividad creciente reciente obligó a la evacuación de centenares de personas que la habitan. Se activó riesgo de Tsunami.

ERUPTIRAO VULKAN ZA KOJEG SE DOSAD MISLILO DA JE NEAKTIVAN: Evakuirane stotine ljudi

Sun, 07 Jan 2018 20:13:00 +0100net (hr)

Po prvi put u povijesti eruptirao je vulkan u Papui Novoj Gvineji. Radi se o vulkanu za kojeg se dosad smatralo da je neaktivan. Evakuirano je na stotine ljudi. Vulkan je počeo izbacivati dim u petak, a danas je snimljen kako izbacuje dim i pepeo više od 2 kilometra u zrak.

Evacúan 600 mil personas por volcán en Papúa Nueva Guinea

Sun, 07 Jan 2018 19:53:00 +0100telesurtv (es)

Más de 600 mil habitantes de Papúa Nueva Guinea fueron evacuados luego de la erupción de un volcán que permaneció inactivo por más de 500 años. La población total de la isla fue desalojada, mientras que el Observatorio Volcanológico de Papúa Nueva Guinea considera que la erupción puede tornarse....

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