M 5.5 in Indonesia on 06 Apr 2018 07:46 UTC

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Scramble to reach tsunami-hit villages in Solomons

Mon, 09 Apr 2018 15:08:00 +0200tengrinews (en)

07 февраля 2013, 16:47. Disaster relief agencies were scrambling Thursday to reach tsunami-hit villages in the Solomon Islands, warning the death toll following a powerful 8.0-magnitude quake is likely to rise, reports. AFP Officials said six people were confirmed dead after Wednesday's quake....

Papua New Guinea: Asia and the Pacific: Weekly Regional Humanitarian Snapshot (3 - 9 April 2018)

Mon, 09 Apr 2018 12:54:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

Papua New Guinea. As of 5 April, more than 8,000 households – 43,000 people - remain displaced following the earthquake that struck on 26 February. The displaced people are located across 44 locations and care centres. It is possible these figures may change as further earthquake affected locations are assessed.

Nearly 50 Indonesians dead in April from bootleg liquor

Mon, 09 Apr 2018 11:00:00 +0200arabnews (en)

JAKARTA, Indonesia : Nearly 50 people have died after drinking bootleg liquor in western Indonesia including the capital Jakarta in little more than a week. In the latest incident, 17 people died between Thursday and early Monday in Cicalengka subdistrict near the West Java capital of Bandung.

Strong earthquake cracks streets in western Japan, injures 5

Mon, 09 Apr 2018 11:00:00 +0200arabnews (en)

TOKYO: A strong earthquake hit western Japan early Monday, cracking streets, cutting water and power to a number of homes and injuring five people. The Meteorological Agency said the magnitude 6.1 quake struck 12 kilometers underground near Ohda city, about 800 kilometers west of Tokyo.

Predecir terremotos midiendo alteraciones electromagnéticas

Mon, 09 Apr 2018 06:19:00 +0200elcaribe (es)

En fecha 28 de marzo de 2012 publicamos un artículo en el periódico El Día, titulado “Electromagnetismo y predicción de terremotos”, en el cual decíamos que si los seres humanos queremos predecir los terremotos debemos tratar de disponer de sensores de ondas electromagnéticas de baja frecuencia, o....

Economies, Vol. 6, Pages 26: Shaking up the Firm Survival: Evidence from Yogyakarta (Indonesia)

Mon, 09 Apr 2018 05:24:00 +0200mdpi (en)

Abstract The survival of firms under changes in the business environment caused by exogenous shocks can be explained using economic Darwinism. Exogenous shocks can cause ‘cleansing effects’. Shocks clean out unproductive firms so that available resources are allocated to the remaining more productive firms.

Geosciences, Vol. 8, Pages 128: Basin Resonance and Seismic Hazard in Jakarta, Indonesia

Sat, 07 Apr 2018 13:49:00 +0200mdpi (en)

Abstract We use earthquake ground motion modelling via Ground Motion Prediction Equations (GMPEs) and numerical simulation of seismic waves to consider the effects of site amplification and basin resonance in Jakarta, the capital city of Indonesia . While spectral accelerations at short periods are sensitive to near-surface conditions (i.

Magnitude-6.5 earthquake shakes PNG highlands

Sat, 07 Apr 2018 09:07:00 +0200abc-au (en)

A powerful 6.5 magnitude earthquake has struck the remote highlands of Papua New Guinea, the European earthquake monitoring service (EMSC) reported. The very shallow quake was only 2 kilometres deep and 93km southwest of Porgera in the Enga province, the EMSC said.

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