M 5.8 in Australia on 16 Dec 2018 14:26 UTC

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A surge in earthquakes could be a sign of a disaster yet to come

Thu, 20 Dec 2018 05:17:00 +0100dailymail (en)

Although there has been no significant quake from the Darling Fault recorded, it doesn't mean there never will be. Hugh Glanville, a senior seismologist at Geoscience Australia , has warned there is still a chance a deadly quake could still happen. 'The Darling Fault near Perth is quite a large fault....

1000km fault line could destroy Aussie city

Wed, 19 Dec 2018 20:45:00 +0100qt (en)

WESTERN Australia - home of the quokka, beach camels and most of the country's outback. And it's also home to one of the biggest fault lines in the world. Starting in Albany and stretching 1000km to the north is the Darling Fault, one of the longest and most significant fault lines on Earth, formed....

1000km fault line could destroy Aussie city

Wed, 19 Dec 2018 14:43:00 +0100news_com_au (en)

Starting in Albany and stretching 1000km to the north is the Darling Fault, one of the longest and most significant fault lines on Earth, formed when India and Australia broke apart millions of years ago. While a significant earthquake is yet to occur specifically on the Darling Fault, the lengthy....

Putting quakes on spatial maps

Wed, 19 Dec 2018 04:10:00 +0100JakartaPost (en)

The 7.4-magnitude earthquake that wrought devastation in Central Sulawesi on Sept. 28 was a scientific prophecy that came true. Armed with evidence of similar catastrophes in the area more than a century ago, scientists had warned of a potential tectonic calamity years before the monstrous quake struck, triggering a tsunami and land liquefaction.

Indonesia's Soputan volcano erupts, ejecting thick ash

Tue, 18 Dec 2018 16:09:00 +0100phys (en)

Mount Soputan, located on the northern part of Sulawesi island, erupted twice Sunday morning, according to the national disaster agency's spokesman, Sutopo Purwo Nugroho. He said in anticipation of hot ash and lava sliding down the slope of the volcano, local residents have been urged to avoid activities near the volcano.

Principales catástrofes naturales en el mundo en 2018

Mon, 17 Dec 2018 22:54:00 +0100elpais-cr (es)

Incendios forestales en el mundo y los más importantes de EEUU. 27 febrero-6 marzo.- Arden alrededor de 20.000 hectáreas de bosque de galería y sabana seco en el incendio que se origina en el Parque Nacional El Tuparro, en el Vichada (Colombia). 3-13 abril.- Un incendio que se inicia por una quema agrícola calcina al menos 5.

Registrado un terremoto de magnitud 5,6 cerca de la costa de Australia

Mon, 17 Dec 2018 05:13:00 +0100diariosigloxxi (es)

MADRID, 16 (EUROPA PRESS) Un terremoto de magnitud aproximada 5,6 ha sido registrado este domingo cerca de la costa oeste de Australia , según ha informado el Instituto Geológico de Estados Unidos. El seísmo ha ocurrido a unos 200 kilómetros de Carnarvon, un pueblo costero ubicado en la costa....

'The dog was going crazy': Houses rattled as one of Australia's biggest quakes strikes off WA coast

Mon, 17 Dec 2018 02:07:00 +0100abc-au (en)

A large swathe of Western Australia has been shaken by the second-largest earthquake to be felt in Australia in the past 20 years. Hundreds of people reported their houses rattling and the ground wobbling after the magnitude-5.9 quake struck about 100 kilometres off the coast of Coral Bay, in the state's north, at 10:26pm.

Australia's second-largest earthquake in 20 years just struck off the WA coast

Mon, 17 Dec 2018 01:29:00 +0100abc-au (en)

A large swathe of Western Australia has been shaken by the second-largest earthquake to be felt in Australia in the past 20 years. Hundreds of people reported their houses rattling and the ground wobbling after the magnitude-5.9 quake struck about 100 kilometres off the coast of Coral Bay, in the state's north, at 10:26pm.

Strong 6.1 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Area Near Australia's Perth – USGS

Sun, 16 Dec 2018 19:18:00 +0100trendnews-az (en)

. The US Geological Survey reported an earthquake struck around 633.8 miles northwest of the western Australia n city of Perth. Тhe centre of the seismic activity was located at a depth of about 20 miles, reports according to the USGS. There were no immediate reports of casualties or damages.

Strong 6.1 earthquake strikes off the coast of Australia

Sun, 16 Dec 2018 18:01:00 +0100dailystar (en)

POWERFUL: The earthquake struck off the coast of Perth, Western Australia (Pic: USGS) The US Geological Service said the quake struck 1,020km off Perth, with a depth of 33km. It hit at 10.26pm local time, with people across Perth feeling the tremor. One wrote on Twitter: "Was that another....

BREAKING: Huge 6.1 earthquake strikes off the coast of Australia

Sun, 16 Dec 2018 16:31:00 +0100dailystar (en)

POWERFUL: The earthquake struck off the coast of Perth, Western Australia (Pic: USGS) The US Geological Service said the quake struck 1,020km off Perth, with a depth of 33km. It hit at 10.26pm local time, with people across Perth feeling the tremor. One wrote on Twitter: "Was that another....

Magnitude 6.1 earthquake strikes 1,000 km off Perth, Australia -USGS

Sun, 16 Dec 2018 16:25:00 +0100trust (en)

LONDON, Dec 16 (Reuters) - A magnitude 6.1 earthquake struck around 1,000 km north-northwest of the Australia n city of Perth, the U.S. Geological Survey reported on Sunday. The quake occurred at a depth of 33.0 km, USGS said. (Reporting by Catherine Evans; editing by David Evans) Our Standards: Our....

Registrado un terremoto de magnitud 5,6 cerca de la costa de Australia

Sun, 16 Dec 2018 16:24:00 +0100teinteresa (es)

Un terremoto de magnitud aproximada 5,6 ha sido registrado este domingo cerca de la costa oeste de Australia , según ha informado el Instituto Geológico de Estados Unidos. El seísmo ha ocurrido a unos 200 kilómetros de Carnarvon, un pueblo costero ubicado en la costa noroeste del estado australiano....

Magnitude 5.6 quake strikes off Carnarvon

Sun, 16 Dec 2018 16:18:00 +0100yahoo-au (en)

A magnitude 5.6 earthquake has struck off Western Australia at a depth of 10km, the US Geological Survey says. The Joint Australian Tsunami Warning Centre says there is no threat of a tsunami from the quake which struck at 10.26pm on Sunday. The tremor struck 203km northwest of Carnarvon in the state's northwest.

REUTERS - Magnitude 6.1 earthquake strikes 1,000 km off Perth, Australia -USGS

Sun, 16 Dec 2018 16:14:00 +0100nampa (en)

Magnitude 6.1 earthquake strikes 1,000 km off Perth, Australia -USGS. Contributed by NAMPA / Reuters. LONDON, Dec 16 (Reuters) - A magnitude 6.1 earthquake struck around 1,000 km north-northwest of the Australian city of Perth, the U.S. Geological Survey reported on Sunday. The quake occurred at a depth of 33.

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