M 5.1 in Japan on 14 Jan 2019 04:23 UTC

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Photos: Anniversary of the Great Hanshin earthquake in Japan

Thu, 17 Jan 2019 19:01:00 +0100missoulian (en)

On Jan. 17, 1995, more than 6,000 people were killed when an earthquake with a magnitude of 7.2 devastated the city of Kobe (koh-bay), Japan . Osaka and the ancient city of Kyoto were also severely damaged in the early morning quake. Kobe, a port city of 1.

Volcano shoots ash over Japanese island

Thu, 17 Jan 2019 18:52:00 +0100taipeitimes (en)

A Japan ese volcano yesterday erupted, spewing ash and smoke 6km into the air over a small southern island. There were no reports of injuries or damage from the eruption on Kuchinoerabu, in the far south of Japan. There had been no evacuations on the island, which is home to just 109 people, a local official said.

Today In History, Jan. 17: California Earthquake

Thu, 17 Jan 2019 13:17:00 +0100missoulian (en)

Missoula, MT (59801) Today. Snow this morning will give way to lingering snow showers this afternoon. High 26F. Winds E at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of snow 70%. 1 to 3 inches of snow expected.. Tonight. Snow showers. Low 24F. Winds light and variable. Chance of snow 60%. About one inch of snow expected.

Today in History: January 17, 2019

Thu, 17 Jan 2019 12:12:00 +0100cleveland (en)

Today’s Highlights in History: On Jan. 17, 1961, President Dwight D. Eisenhower delivered his farewell address in which he warned against "the acquisition of unwarranted influence, whether sought or unsought, by the military-industrial complex." On this date: In 1806, Thomas Jefferson's daughter,....

Today In History, Jan. 17: California Earthquake

Thu, 17 Jan 2019 07:08:00 +0100wacotrib (en)

In 1945, Soviet and Polish forces liberated Warsaw during World War II; Swedish diplomat Raoul Wallenberg, credited with saving tens of thousands of Jews, disappeared in Hungary while in Soviet custody. AP. On Jan. 17, 1961, President Dwight D. Eisenhower delivered his farewell address in which he....

24th anniversary of Great Hanshin Earthquake observed

Thu, 17 Jan 2019 06:23:00 +0100japantoday (en)

Events were held on Thursday morning to mark the 24th anniversary of the Great Hanshin Earthquake in Hyogo Prefecture. The earthquake, which struck at 5:46 a.m. on Jan 17, 1995, killed 6,434 people in Hyogo Prefecture and neighboring areas. A ceremony was held in the rain Higashi Yuenchi Park in....

Emperor reflects on quake-linked sunflowers in final po...

Wed, 16 Jan 2019 14:51:00 +0100JakartaPost (en)

Emperor Akihito on Wednesday reflected on sunflowers linked to a major earthquake in the final annual New Year Poetry Reading Ceremony before his abdication, indicating his ongoing commitment to the people affected. The 85-year-old emperor is scheduled to retire on April 30 as the first living....

Mondial de rugby 2019: pour atteindre le meilleur, les organisateurs envisagent le pire, selon Alan Gilpin

Wed, 16 Jan 2019 14:45:00 +0100tv5 (fr)

Plus que quelques mois avant le coup d'envoi du Mondial de rugby au Japon (20 septembre-2 novembre): pour les organisateurs, la priorité est de se préparer au scénario du pire, dans un archipel sujet aux tremblements de terre et typhons. "Dans les six mois à venir, nous allons passer beaucoup de....

13h23 Mondial de rugby 2019: pour atteindre le meilleur, les organisateurs envisagent le pire, selon Alan Gilpin AFP

Wed, 16 Jan 2019 14:10:00 +0100la-croix (fr)

Plus que quelques mois avant le coup d'envoi du Mondial de rugby au Japon (20 septembre-2 novembre): pour les organisateurs, la priorité est de se préparer au scénario du pire, dans un archipel sujet aux tremblements de terre et typhons. "Dans les six mois à venir, nous allons passer beaucoup de....

Mondial de rugby 2019: pour atteindre le meilleur, les organisateurs envisagent le pire, selon Alan Gilpin

Wed, 16 Jan 2019 13:50:00 +0100lexpress (fr)

Tokyo - Plus que quelques mois avant le coup d'envoi du Mondial de rugby au Japon (20 septembre-2 novembre): pour les organisateurs, la priorité est de se préparer au scénario du pire, dans un archipel sujet aux tremblements de terre et typhons. Dans les six mois à venir, nous allons passer beaucoup....

Mondial de rugby 2019: pour atteindre le meilleur, les organisateurs envisagent le pire, selon Alan Gilpin

Wed, 16 Jan 2019 13:49:00 +0100afp (fr)

Il faut par exemple imaginer le risque de ne pas pouvoir utiliser un stade ou des infrastructures majeures de transports. Le Japon est particulièrement vulnérable aux caprices de la nature en septembre, au moment où la compétition démarrera. A la même époque l'an dernier, un typhon avait balayé....

Mondial de rugby 2019: pour atteindre le meilleur, les organisateurs envisagent le pire, selon Alan Gilpin

Wed, 16 Jan 2019 13:44:00 +0100challenges (fr)

Plus que quelques mois avant le coup d'envoi du Mondial de rugby au Japon (20 septembre-2 novembre): pour les organisateurs, la priorité est de se préparer au scénario du pire, dans un archipel sujet aux tremblements de terre et typhons. "Dans les six mois à venir, nous allons passer beaucoup de....

Mondial de rugby 2019: pour atteindre le meilleur, les organisateurs envisagent le pire, selon Alan Gilpin

Wed, 16 Jan 2019 13:39:00 +0100LePoint (fr)

Plus que quelques mois avant le coup d'envoi du Mondial de rugby au Japon (20 septembre-2 novembre): pour les organisateurs, la priorité est de se préparer au scénario du pire, dans un archipel sujet aux tremblements de terre et typhons. "Dans les six mois à venir, nous allons passer beaucoup de....

Indonesia: AMDA Emergency Relief #5: Sunda Strait Tsunami, Indonesia

Wed, 16 Jan 2019 04:20:00 +0100reliefWeb (en)

The joint team of AMDA Indonesia and AMDA Headquarters has conducted this relief activities under the initiative of Professor Husni Tanra, the Chairperson of AMDA Indonesia, since 24th December 2018. On 31st December, based on information from the Medical Cluster of Pandeglang Regency in Banten, the AMDA team visited the village of Panimbang.

Clock frozen at time of Japan’s 2011 earthquake removed from former town hall | #AsiaNewsNetwork

Tue, 15 Jan 2019 10:56:00 +0100elevenmyanmar (en)

OTSUCHI, Iwate — A clock frozen at the time the Great East Japan Earthquake struck was removed Tuesday morning from the former town hall of Otsuchi, Iwate Prefecture, a town hit hard by the tsunami following the quake. The clock on the exterior of the building’s second floor stopped due to the....

Indigenous groups are the world’s endangered environmental guardians

Mon, 14 Jan 2019 23:22:00 +0100dailytimesPK (en)

Brazil’s new President, Jair Bolsonaro – known for his misogynistic, racist, homophobic and anti-environmental comments – has raised questions about the future of the world’s fourth-largest democracy with his support for torture and his unapologetic nostalgia for the country’s 1964-85 military dictatorship.

WAVE OF RADIATION Russia 'to deploy nuke drones that can cause 300ft radioactive tsunamis'

Mon, 14 Jan 2019 16:17:00 +0100thesun (en)

RUSSIA plans to deploy underwater nuclear drones that could cause a 300ft radioactive tsunami, according to reports. Putin's military plans to deploy more than 30 of the unmanned Poseidon strategic drones to combat duty, each of which could wipe out the likes of Los Angeles or San Diego, according to Russian state media.

M4.9 quake hits eastern Japan

Mon, 14 Jan 2019 06:45:00 +0100japantoday (en)

An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.9 hit parts of eastern Japan on Monday afternoon. However, there were no reports of injury or damage to any buildings. There was no tsunami alert following the quake which struck at 1:23 p.m., the Japan Meteorological Agency said.

25 years after the Northridge earthquake, another one could hit ‘any time.’ Are we safer?

Sun, 13 Jan 2019 15:23:00 +0100dailynews (en)

Those advances in technology have also made it easier for researchers to learn not only from local earthquakes, but from disasters around the world. They can hold online conferences and instantly exchange data sets, which Wallace said happened in the wake of major quakes this decade in Chile, New Zealand and Japan .

25 years after the Northridge earthquake, another one could hit ‘any time.’ Are we safer?

Sun, 13 Jan 2019 15:17:00 +0100whittierdailynews (en)

Those advances in technology have also made it easier for researchers to learn not only from local earthquakes, but from disasters around the world. They can hold online conferences and instantly exchange data sets, which Wallace said happened in the wake of major quakes this decade in Chile, New Zealand and Japan .

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