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China marks 10th anniversary of devastating earthquake

Sat, 12 May 2018 07:21:00 +0200yahoo-au (en)

China marked the 10th anniversary Saturday of a massive earthquake that killed tens of thousands in southwest Sichuan province and left scars on the nation that have yet to fully heal. More than 87,000 were left dead or missing when a 7.9-magnitude quake struck Sichuan on the afternoon of May 12, 2008, including 5,335 school pupils.

NADMO Admonished To Establish Exercising Sche...

Sat, 12 May 2018 06:55:00 +0200modernghana (en)

A four-day simulation exercise to test the country's level of readiness to tackle earth-quake has ended in Accra with a call on the National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO) to establish an exercising schedule to improve their operations. Mr Henry Quartey, the Deputy Minister of the....

Falsa alerta de tsunami causa pánico en Alaska

Fri, 11 May 2018 22:54:00 +0200debate (es)

Estados Unidos.- Habitantes de la zona costera de Alaska entraron en pánico el viernes al recibir por radio y televisión un aviso de que toda la costa occidental de Estados Unidos estaba bajo riesgo de ser golpeada por un tsunami , hasta que el aviso terminó unos dos minutos después con la aclaratoria de que se trató de una prueba.

California VOLCANO eruption ‘inevitable’ at SEVEN 'high threat' sites: 'It will happen'

Fri, 11 May 2018 22:33:00 +0200dailystar (en)

Terrifying scenes from Hawaii, where the Kilauea volcano has flattened dozens of homes and forced thousands to evacuate, have highlighted the destructive forces of eruptions. Across the world around 1,500 volcanoes are considered potentially active and at risk of eruption, according to The United States Geological Survey (USGS) research.

Falsa alerta de tsunami causa pánico en Alaska

Fri, 11 May 2018 22:32:00 +0200telemetro (es)

Habitantes de la zona costera de Alaska entraron en pánico el viernes al recibir por radio y televisión un aviso de que toda la costa occidental de Estados Unidos estaba bajo riesgo de ser golpeada por un tsunami, hasta que el aviso terminó unos dos minutos después con la aclaratoria de que se trató de una prueba.

Nepal: Nepal: Monsoon Floods and Landslides - Emergency Plan of Action n° MDRNP009 Operations Update n° 3

Fri, 11 May 2018 20:43:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

A. SITUATION ANALYSIS. Description of the disaster. Heavy rainfall between 11 and 14 August 2017 caused widespread floods across 31 of the country’s 75 districts that has affected more than 1.7 million people. Immediate humanitarian needs in the form of supporting shelter items, food, safe water and....

Una alerta de gas tóxico se emite en Hawái por la erupción del volcán Kilauea

Fri, 11 May 2018 15:10:00 +0200elcomercio-EC (es)

Una alerta de gas tóxico se emitió en el condado de Hawái , en Estados Unidos , este viernes 11 de mayo del 2018 por los altos niveles de dióxido de azufre que emite el . Según informó el Servicio Geológico de Estados Unidos ( USGS ), la deformación del suelo continúan en el coloso que lleva varios días en actividad.

New technology, software and even phone apps claim to be able to predict earthquakes. Is that possible?

Fri, 11 May 2018 15:01:00 +020013newsnow (en)

NORFOLK, Va., (WVEC) -- Worldwide in 2017 there were nearly 1,600 earthquakes. That averages out to about 4 earthquakes per day. Not only are they one of the costliest natural disasters, but they also strike without any warning. But new technology, software and even phone apps claim to be able to predict earthquakes.

Something’s going on at N. Korea’s nuclear test site. Maybe it is closing The Washington Post 1 hour ago

Fri, 11 May 2018 13:37:00 +0200msn-uk (en)

Something’s going on at North Korea’s nuclear test site. Maybe it really is closing. This site uses cookies for analytics, personalized content and ads. By continuing to browse this site, you agree to this use. © Provided by WP Company LLC d/b/a The Washington Post TOKYO — North Korea could be....

Comment les humains provoquent des tremblements de terre

Fri, 11 May 2018 07:44:00 +0200LeMonde (fr)

Quel est le point commun entre les villes de Pawnee (Etats-Unis), Groningue (Pays-Bas) ou Bâle (Suisse) ? Toutes les trois ont subi, ces dernières années, d’inattendus tremblements de terre provoqués par les activités humaines en sous-sol. L’Etat de l’Oklahoma, où se situe Pawnee, est ainsi devenu....

The nuclear test that changed an entire mountain

Fri, 11 May 2018 02:26:00 +0200abc-au (en)

Since the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty in 1996, nine nuclear tests have taken place. Six of these were by North Korea, five of which were at its Mt Mantap facility in the country's north. The bombs were detonated in chambers tunnelled into the....

North Korean nuclear test had energy of 10 Nagasaki bombs and moved mountain, geophysicists say

Thu, 10 May 2018 21:22:00 +0200radioaustralianews (en)

Since the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty in 1996, nine nuclear tests have taken place. Six of these were by North Korea, five of which were at its Mt Mantap facility in the country's north. The bombs were detonated in chambers tunnelled into the....

Something’s going on at North Korea’s nuclear test site. Maybe it really is closing.

Thu, 10 May 2018 21:03:00 +0200WashingtonPost (en)

TOKYO — North Korea could be taking preliminary steps to close its nuclear test site, according to new satellite images that suggest Kim Jong Un might be making good on one of the surprising pledges he’s made over the last month. Or, he’s making the rest of the world think he is by arranging a performance for the satellites that pass overhead.

North Korean nuclear test had energy of 10 Nagasaki bombs and moved mountain, geophysicists say

Thu, 10 May 2018 21:00:00 +0200radioaustralia (en)

Since the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty in 1996, nine nuclear tests have taken place. Six of these were by North Korea, five of which were at its Mt Mantap facility in the country's north. The bombs were detonated in chambers tunnelled into the....

North Korean nuclear test had energy of 10 Nagasaki bombs and moved mountain

Thu, 10 May 2018 20:47:00 +0200abc-au (en)

Since the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty in 1996, nine nuclear tests have taken place. Six of these were by North Korea, five of which were at its Mt Mantap facility in the country's north. The bombs were detonated in chambers tunnelled into the....

Helping Chileans heal

Thu, 10 May 2018 13:19:00 +0200news-uci (en)

Strict building codes minimized casualties from Chile’s 8.8-magnitude earthquake in February, but strong aftershocks, a deadly tsunami and public-service disruptions caused plenty of panic and anxiety. As the nation cleans up, restores order and rebuilds, a UC Irvine expert on trauma and coping has....

Tremors felt in Delhi, northern India after earthquake near Afghan border

Thu, 10 May 2018 05:08:00 +0200HindustanTimes (en)

Tremors were felt in several parts of northern India, including Delhi-NCR, on Wednesday afternoon after an earthquake struck Tajikistan near the Afghan border, officials said. The earthquake of magnitude 6.2 shook buildings in Afghanistan’s Kabul and was felt in Pakistani cities as well, Reuters reported.

altText(Las grandes tragedias que marcaron las Copas del Mundo)

Thu, 10 May 2018 05:03:00 +0200subrayado (es)

Los 80 años de existencia de la Copa del Mundo trascienden los partidos y goles. Hubo hechos marcados por contextos históricos, con luces y sombras. Entre ellos momentos trágicos, evitables o no, que dejaron dolor pero también enseñaron a seguir adelante. TORINO.

Magnitude 6.2 quake strikes northern Afghanistan border

Thu, 10 May 2018 04:34:00 +0200irishsun (en)

The tremors were felt in the Delhi-NCR region, along with in Punjab, Haryana, J&K; The U.S.G.S. said that the quake occurred near Afghanistan’s border with Tajikistan; It was the second earthquake to strike Afghanistan in a single day. KABUL, Afghanistan - In what became the second earthquake in a....

How hard to 'hug the panda'? That's the challenge for MFAT on China

Wed, 09 May 2018 21:43:00 +0200Stuff (en)

OPINION: When the February 11 2011 earthquake struck Canterbury, our international friends were fast on the scene to help. The Aussies and Americans sent big teams. Singapore, China, Japan and Taiwan were all quick off the mark, the latter three all regular victims of major quakes.

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