M 7.1 in South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands on 11 Dec 2018 02:26 UTC

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Objetivos alcanzados por el Perú en el marco del Plan de Acción para la Protección del Medio Marino y Áreas Costeras del Pacífico Sudeste de la Comisión Permanente del Pacífico Sur (CPPS) Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores 14 de diciembre de 2018 5:22 p.m.

Fri, 14 Dec 2018 23:36:00 +0100minam (es)

Nota Informativa 534 - 18. En el marco de las actividades de la Comisión Permanente del Pacífico Sur (CPPS, organización regional conformada, además del Perú, por Chile, Colombia y Ecuador), cuya Sección Nacional se encuentra a cargo de esta Cancillería, el 12 de diciembre último, se realizó la....

PREMIUM How quake caught Palu off guard

Fri, 14 Dec 2018 22:49:00 +0100JakartaPost (en)

Former mayor Rusdy Mastura remains lost in thought about the great loss of human lives 2,000 deaths and 5,000 missing souls in the wake of the Sept. 28 quake in Central Sulawesi that devastated what was his area of jurisdiction, Palu. by Ruslan Sangadji His biggest lament was that local authorities....

The most impressive skyscraper of 2018 has the fastest elevator in the world. Take a look.

Fri, 14 Dec 2018 20:40:00 +0100markets-businessinsider (en)

Tim Griffith. The Lotte World Tower is the tallest in South Korea and the fifth tallest in the world. The high-rise recently won the , which honors the top ten skyscrapers that have been completed in the previous calendar year. The tower features a number of record-breaking features, like an....

Malaysia travel advice

Fri, 14 Dec 2018 18:48:00 +0100gov-uk (en)

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) advise against all but essential travel to all islands off the coast of eastern Sabah from Kudat to Tawau, including (but not limited to) Lankayan, Mabul, Pom Pom, Kapalai, Litigan, Sipadan and Mataking. Terrorists are very likely to try to carry out attacks in Malaysia.

Sismo de 4,1 grados remeció Moquegua esta madrugada

Fri, 14 Dec 2018 14:02:00 +0100peru21 (es)

Un alarmó a la ciudadanía en Moquegua la madrugada de este viernes. Un movimiento telúrico de una magnitud de 4,1 grados en la escala de richter se sintió sobretodo en Ilo , informó el Instituto Geofísico del Perú (IGP). El epicentro del sismo fue ubicado a 78 kilómetros al sur de Ilo, en Moquegua ,....

Peru EARTHQUAKE: Huge magnitude 4.8 quake hits Peru - RING OF FIRE on alert

Fri, 14 Dec 2018 12:14:00 +0100express (en)

The 4.8 magnitude quake struck near the Peruvian and Ecuadorian boarder in the region of Loreto. The tremor struck the mountainous area at 9.56AM UTC at a depth of 144.1 km beneath the surface. Mild shakes were felt within a 250km radius of the epicentre.

Moquegua: Un sismo de 4,1 grados se sintió la madrugada de este viernes

Fri, 14 Dec 2018 11:36:00 +0100ElComercio (es)

Un sismo alarmó a la ciudadanía en Moquegua la madrugada de este viernes. Un movimiento telúrico de una magnitud de 4,1 grados en la escala de richter se sintió sobretodo en Ilo, informó el Instituto Geofísico del Perú (IGP). El epicentro del sismo fue ubicado a 78 kilómetros al sur de Ilo, en....

Amendments to the Christchurch District Plan approved - Woods

Fri, 14 Dec 2018 00:06:00 +0100voxy (en)

A proposal to clarify the rules for rebuilding homes in some eastern suburbs of Christchurch has been given the go ahead. The Minister for Greater Christchurch Regeneration, Megan Woods announced today that she has approved the proposal that will amend the Christchurch District Plan.

Man's Kaikōura earthquake death highlights risk of old buildings in quakes - coroner

Thu, 13 Dec 2018 05:17:00 +0100tvnz (en)

A coroner's report, issued today, says his death "highlights the dangers associated with the collapse of old buildings in an earthquake. The failure of such buildings resulted in the deaths of 39 people in the earthquake in Christchurch on 22 February 2011".

Charlotte felt aftershocks of a 4.4 earthquake in east Tennessee, as did upstate SC

Thu, 13 Dec 2018 05:08:00 +0100charlotteobserver (en)

The U.S. Geological Survey says a 4.4 earthquake occurred early Wednesday in eastern Tennessee, and the re are reports it was felt more than 300 miles away and upstate South Carolina. It happened at about 4:15 a.m. and was centered around Decatur, Tennessee, which is about 60 miles from Knoxville.

Three Quakes Hit Caribbean Overnight

Thu, 13 Dec 2018 04:21:00 +0100caribbean360 (en)

BRIDGETOWN,Barbados, Wednesday December 12, 2018 –Three earthquakes occurred in the Caribbean between last night and early this morning, with residents of several islands reporting feeling the tremors. According to the Trinidad-based Seismic Research Centre (SRC), the quakes struck over a six-hour period overnight.

People in Cleveland felt the earthquake from Decatur

Wed, 12 Dec 2018 19:35:00 +0100wrcbtv (en)

Thous and s of people in Channel 3's viewing area were awakened by a shake from two small earthquakes and two aftershocks Wednesday morning. Thousands of people in the Channel 3 viewing area were awakened by a shake from two small earthquakes and two aftershocks Wednesday morning.

What’s the strongest earthquake to ever hit Alabama?

Wed, 12 Dec 2018 16:29:00 +0100al (en)

North Alabama felt tremors this morning from a pair of earthquakes that originated in sou the rn Tennessee. The first quake reported a 4.4 magnitude in Decatur, Tennessee at 3:14 a.m., according to the Geological Survey of Alabama. The second, a 3.3 magnitude, also reported in Decatur, Tennessee. It hit about 10 minutes earlier.

Tennessee earthquakes felt in Alabama Wednesday morning

Wed, 12 Dec 2018 15:49:00 +0100al (en)

Two early-morning earthquakes in Tennessee could be felt in parts of nor the rn Alabama on Wednesday. The United States Geological Survey reported the first quake as a 4.4 magnitude in Decatur, Tennessee that happened at 3:14 a.m. The second was a 3.3 magnitude, also in Decatur about ten minutes later.

Minor earthquake tremors felt in UAE, no damages...

Wed, 12 Dec 2018 15:06:00 +0100khaleejtimes (en)

The earthquake was felt by the residents of Masafi. A 2.1 magnitude earthquake was recorded in UAE's East Masafi at 4:01pm on Wednesday, according to a tweet by the National Centre for Meteorology (NCM). The earthquake was slightly felt by the residents of Masafi. No damages were recorded.

Charlotte felt aftershocks of a 4.4 earthquake in east Tennessee, as did upstate SC

Wed, 12 Dec 2018 13:11:00 +0100charlotteobserver (en)

The U.S. Geological Survey says a 4.4 earthquake occurred early Wednesday in eastern Tennessee, and the re are reports it was felt and upstate South Carolina. It happened at about 4:15 a.m. and was centered around Decatur, Tennessee, which is about 60 miles south east of Knoxville, in the far eastern part of the state.

Earthquake this morning. Awesome this afternoon.

Wed, 12 Dec 2018 12:56:00 +0100wrcbtv (en)

Good Wednesday. There was a whole lotta shaking going on his morning at about 4:15 am. A 4.4 earthquake woke up LOTS of folks and had the m calling and emailing. While a 4.4 is a little stronger than what we typically get in the Tennessee Valley, it is still in the range of little to no damage.

Magnitude 4.4 earthquake hits eastern Tennessee 38 Mins A preliminary magnitude 4.4 earthquake struck near eastern Tennessee Wednesday morning, the United States Geological Survey said.

Wed, 12 Dec 2018 12:38:00 +0100click2houston (en)

(CNN) - Two earthquakes struck near eastern Tennessee Wednesday morning, the United States Geological Survey said. The temblors hit near Decatur, Tennessee, the US Geological Survey said. The first one, a preliminary 4.4-magnitude earthquake, occurred at 4:14 a.m. local time. A preliminary 3.3-magnitude quake took place shortly after at 4:27 a.

WEDNESDAY’S WEATHER-TRAFFIC: Atlanta wakes up to an earthquake, freezing temps

Wed, 12 Dec 2018 12:30:00 +0100ajc (en)

If the earthquake didn’t wake you up Wednesday morning, the freezing temperatures might just do the trick. Many in metro Atlanta got an earlier start than expected when a 4.4 magnitude earthquake in central Tennessee shook them awake about 4:15 a.m. The quake was recorded near Decatur, Tenn., about 150 miles north of downtown Atlanta.

Georgia reacts to the rare earthquake

Wed, 12 Dec 2018 12:30:00 +0100ajc (en)

People across Georgia and Tennessee were woken up by a unusually strong earthquake early Wednesday morning. Georgia occasionally feels weak earthquakes, but the one that hit this morning was much stronger. As soon as the quake hit, Channel 2's phones started ringing off the hook and our social media pages lit up.

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