M 6.1 in China on 04 Feb 2018 13:56 UTC

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Una nueva alerta en teléfonos celulares siembra el desconcierto en EE.UU.

Wed, 07 Feb 2018 00:24:00 +0100elpais-cr (es)

Washington, 6 feb (EFE).- Después de que hace unas semanas un error atemorizara a la población de Hawai al alertar de un inminente ataque nuclear, una nueva falsa alarma sembró hoy el desconcierto en Estados Unidos después de que los neoyorquinos fueran alertados de la presencia de una tormenta tropical en Central Park.

Una nueva alerta falsa en teléfonos celulares siembra el desconcierto en EE.UU.

Wed, 07 Feb 2018 00:23:00 +0100aguasdigital (es)

Washington, 6 feb (EFE).- Después de que hace unas semanas un error atemorizara a la población de Hawai al alertar de un inminente ataque nuclear, una nueva falsa alarma sembró hoy el desconcierto en Estados Unidos después de que los neoyorquinos fueran alertados de la presencia de una tormenta tropical en Central Park.

False tsunami warning sent to U.S. East Coast

Wed, 07 Feb 2018 00:14:00 +0100xinhuanet_en (en)

WASHINGTON, Feb. 6 (Xinhua) -- A false tsunami warning was sent out on Tuesday morning to some residents along the U.S. East Coast. "A monthly Tsunami Warning test was issued around 830 am by @NWS_NTWC. We have been notified that some users received this test message as an actual Tsunami Warning.

Una falsa alerta de tsunami desata la confusión en la costa Este de EE UU

Wed, 07 Feb 2018 00:13:00 +0100elpais-latinoamerica (es)

Miles de estadounidenses se despertaron este martes con un extraño e impactante mensaje en la pantalla de sus teléfonos móviles: “Advertencia de Tsunami”. La alerta, enviada por error, desató la confusión en las redes sociales desde Nueva York hasta Florida, y a lo largo de la costa este del país.

Falsa alerta de tsunami y crea temor a población en costa este de EU

Wed, 07 Feb 2018 00:13:00 +0100xeu (es)

Una prueba rutinaria del Servicio Meteorológico Nacional dio como resultado una notificación en teléfonos móviles sobre una falsa alerta de tsunami, sacudiendo a muchos residentes de la costa este de Estados Unidos. “Una aplicación envió una advertencia de tsunami por error. No hay una alerta de tsunami en efecto.

Two killed, over 100 injured in Taiwan earthquake

Wed, 07 Feb 2018 00:09:00 +0100chinabroadcast (en)

Two people were killed and more than 100 injured in a 6.5-magnitude earthquake which jolted waters near Taiwan's Hualien County at 11:50 p.m. Tuesday. According to the China Earthquake Networks Center (CENC), the epicenter was monitored at 24.13 degrees north latitude and 121.71 degrees east longitude, with a depth of 11 kilometers.

News Minute: Here is the latest North Carolina news from The Associated Press at 4:40 p.m. EST

Wed, 07 Feb 2018 00:01:00 +0100wbtv (en)

(AP) - A private forecasting company is blaming the National Weather Service for a false tsunami alert sent to users' mobile phones Tuesday morning. AccuWeather says the weather service "miscoded" a test message as a real warning. Users of the popular AccuWeather app then got a false tsunami alert.

News Minute: Here is the latest South Carolina news from The Associated Press at 4:40 p.m. EST

Wed, 07 Feb 2018 00:01:00 +0100wbtv (en)

(AP) - A private forecasting company is blaming the National Weather Service for a false tsunami alert sent to users' mobile phones Tuesday morning. AccuWeather says the weather service "miscoded" a test message as a real warning. Users of the popular AccuWeather app then got a false tsunami alert.

Una falsa alerta de tsunami desata la confusión en la costa Este de EE UU

Tue, 06 Feb 2018 23:59:00 +0100elpais (es)

Miles de estadounidenses se despertaron este martes con un extraño e impactante mensaje en la pantalla de sus teléfonos móviles: “Advertencia de Tsunami”. La alerta, enviada por error, desató la confusión en las redes sociales desde Nueva York hasta Florida, y a lo largo de la costa este del país.

Manhunt underway for man who crashed car into creek during Kershaw Co. chase

Tue, 06 Feb 2018 23:55:00 +0100live5news (en)

KERSHAW COUNTY, SC (WIS) - Kershaw Co. deputies are currently looking for a suspect who led them on a high-speed chase that ended with the suspect crashing into a creek and fleeing. Deputies say the suspect evaded them and led them down a dirt road where the vehicle launched and landed in a creek.

News Minute: Here is the latest South Carolina news from The Associated Press at 4:40 p.m. EST

Tue, 06 Feb 2018 23:55:00 +0100live5news (en)

(AP) - A private forecasting company is blaming the National Weather Service for a false tsunami alert sent to users' mobile phones Tuesday morning. AccuWeather says the weather service "miscoded" a test message as a real warning. Users of the popular AccuWeather app then got a false tsunami alert.

Funeral arrangements announced for homeless veteran found in Lexington Co.

Tue, 06 Feb 2018 23:55:00 +0100live5news (en)

LEXINGTON COUNTY, SC (WIS) - The Lexington County Coroner's Office has announced funeral arrangements for the homeless veteran who was found dead last month. Arrangements for Dennis Reidy will be held with military honors on Feb. 23 at noon at Fort Jackson National Cemetary. "Due to the dedication of Mr.

A Tsunami Warning Blared on Phones Across the Country This Morning. It Was a Mistake

Tue, 06 Feb 2018 23:52:00 +0100news-yahoo (en)

Residents on the East Coast, Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean had a startling start to their Tuesday morning after they received push notifications alerting them of a tsunami warning. The foreboding message was a mistake during a regularly scheduled test from the National Tsunami Center, the National Weather Service said in a statement to TIME.

At least two people dead in Taiwan earthquake At least two people have died after a powerful 6.4 magnitude earthquake shook the coastal city of Hualien in Taiwan.

Tue, 06 Feb 2018 23:52:00 +0100tenplay (en)

At least two people have died after a powerful 6.4 magnitude earthquake shook the coastal city of Hualien in Taiwan. The earthquake struck about 22km northeast of the popular tourist destination shortly before midnight on Tuesday, and caused several buildings to collapse.

Tsunami alert startles East and Gulf coasts

Tue, 06 Feb 2018 23:51:00 +0100thegardenisland (en)

PHILADELPHIA And you thought the Philadelphia Eagles’ improbable Super Bowl win was a seismic event. Some Jersey Shore residents were startled Tuesday morning when their cellphones went off with a tsunami alert that rippled all along the East, Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean coasts. It turned out to be a false alarm.

Taiwan, terremoto del 6,4 Crolla un albergo Foto|Video La fuga dalle finestre: guarda

Tue, 06 Feb 2018 23:45:00 +0100corriere (it)

Almeno due morti e 150 feriti a Taiwan: un albergo è crollato con una trentina di persone nella città portuale di Hua-Lien, colpita da un sisma di magnitudo 6.4 gradi della scala Richter. La scossa, avvenuta alle 23.50 ora locale (in Italia erano quasi le 17), è stata registrata a solo 9 km di....

6.5-magnitude quake hits Taiwan: CENC

Tue, 06 Feb 2018 23:27:00 +0100xinhuanet_en (en)

BEIJING, Feb. 6 (Xinhua) -- A 6.5-magnitude earthquake jolted waters near Hualien County of Taiwan at 11:50 p.m. Tuesday (Beijing Time), according to the China Earthquake Networks Center (CENC). The epicenter was monitored at 24.13 degrees north latitude and 121.71 degrees east longitude, the center said in a statement.

FOTO E VIDEO TAIWAN 5 ore 30 persone intrappolate nell'hotel collassato: almeno 2 morti e 200 feriti

Tue, 06 Feb 2018 23:17:00 +0100tio (it)

HUALIEN - Una forte scossa di terremoto, di magnitudo 6.4, ha colpito la costa orientale dell'isola di Taiwan. L'epicentro è stato localizzato a 22 chilometri dalla città di Hualien e a 10 chilometri di profondità. Almeno due persone sono morte e circa 200 sono rimaste ferite. Lo riportano i media locali.

Bodies found in New Mexico believed to be missing Bovina couple

Tue, 06 Feb 2018 23:16:00 +0100live5news (en)

BOVINA, TX (KFDA) - Chaves County officials say two bodies were found this morning, and they are believed to be the missing couple from Bovina. Get the latest Amarillo news straight to your phone! Around 9:20 this morning, the Chaves County Sheriff's Office responded to a call of bodies found in the eastern area of Chaves County.

At least 2 dead in magnitude 6.4 quake in Taiwan

Tue, 06 Feb 2018 22:51:00 +0100abs-cbnnews (en)

TAIPEI (UPDATE) - A magnitude 6.4 earthquake struck near the coastal city of Hualien in Taiwan late on Tuesday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said, killing at least two people and causing several buildings to collapse. The quake struck about 22 km (14 miles) northeast of Hualien shortly before....

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