M 5.5 in South Of Fiji Islands on 31 Jan 2019 14:33 UTC

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2-day disaster management exercise to be held in Rajasthan

Mon, 04 Feb 2019 13:58:00 +0100business-standard (en)

A two-day joint humanitarian assistance and disaster relief (HADR) exercise "Rahat" will be held in Rajasthan's Jaipur, and Kota cities to improve coordination between agencies in responding to natural disasters like earthquakes, an said Monday. The exercise conducted by the Indian Army's South ....

Island focus: Tsunami fears keep residents in hills

Sun, 03 Feb 2019 23:35:00 +0100JakartaPost (en)

A string of strong earthquakes that hit Mentawai Islands regency, West Sumatra, on Saturday evening, triggered panic among residents who rushed to higher ground to avoid a potential tsunami. Haunted by a tsunami that devastated the regency nine years ago, Supri Lindra, a resident of Sikakap city,....

Fish triggers earthquake panic in Japan

Sun, 03 Feb 2019 13:34:00 +0100onlinenigeria (en)

There are palpable fears in Japan of an imminent earthquake following the recent sightings of a rare serpent-like sea creature which in Japanese tradition is thought to be a harbinger of natural disasters. The serpent-like sea creature. “This is no doubt evidence of a precursor to an earthquake,”....

Haunted by past, Mentawai Islands residents play it safe, flee from homes after earthquakes hit

Sun, 03 Feb 2019 10:21:00 +0100JakartaPost (en)

A string of strong earthquakes that hit Mentawai Islands regency, West Sumatra, on Saturday evening has caused a panic among residents who have rushed to higher ground to avoid a potential tsunami. Haunted by a tsunami that devastated the regency nine years ago, Supri Lindra, a resident of Sikakap....

Fish triggers earthquake panic in Japan

Sun, 03 Feb 2019 10:17:00 +0100vanguardngr (en)

There are palpable fears in Japan of an imminent earthquake following the recent sightings of a rare serpent-like sea creature which in Japanese tradition is thought to be a harbinger of natural disasters. The serpent-like sea creature. “This is no doubt evidence of a precursor to an earthquake,”....

Fish triggers earthquake panic in Japan

Sun, 03 Feb 2019 08:53:00 +0100nan (en)

The serpent-like sea creature. There are palpable fears in Japan of an imminent earthquake following the recent sightings of a rare serpent-like sea creature which in Japanese tradition is thought to be a harbinger of natural disasters. “This is no doubt evidence of a precursor to an earthquake,”....

Japan fears another earthquake, tsunami after ominous oarfish sightings

Sun, 03 Feb 2019 02:32:00 +0100newshub (en)

Fears of another devastating earthquake and tsunami in Japan have been heightened after multiple sightings of the rare and ominous oarfish. Several of the deep-sea creatures have recently washed up or been caught in fishing nets - spreading panic and alarm.

Nursing homes continue to care despite limited capacity

Sat, 02 Feb 2019 22:08:00 +0100JakartaPost (en)

Having lost contact with their loved ones after natural disasters or for other reasons, senior citizens must try to feel at home sharing a room with 13 to 14 other people in nursing homes. They all seem to have the same dream: that one day they will reunite with their families.

Un terremoto de 6,1 sacudió una isla de Indonesia

Sat, 02 Feb 2019 15:09:00 +0100caracol (es)

El sismo se produjo a diez kilómetros de pr of undidad en la isla de Mentawai , en la provincia de Sumatra, a un centenar de kilómetros al sudeste de la ciudad de Tuapejat y a 200 km al sur del puerto de Padang , según el instituto geológico estadounidense USGS. "El temblor se sintió mucho en Tuapejat .

Strong 6.1-magnitude quake hits western Indonesia

Sat, 02 Feb 2019 13:53:00 +0100newindianexpress (en)

PADANG(INDONESIA): A strong 6.1-magnitude earthquake struck of f the Indonesian island of Mentawai on Saturday, but no tsunami warning was issued. The earthquake hit at a depth of 10 kilometres (six miles) in the Mentawai island region in West Sumatra province, some 100 kilometres southeast of the....

Magnitude 6.1 earthquake strikes near Sumatra in Indonesia

Sat, 02 Feb 2019 13:29:00 +0100dhakatribune (en)

A strong 6.1-magnitude earthquake struck of f the Indonesian island of Mentawai on Saturday, but no tsunami warning was issued. The earthquake hit at a depth of 10km (six miles) in the Mentawai island region in West Sumatra province, some 100km southeast of the town of Tuapejat and 200km south of the major port city of Padang, according to the USGS.

QUAKE ALERT Mexico hit by 6.6 magnitude earthquake in southern state Chiapas MEXICO has been hit by a powerful earthquake. US Geological Survey scientists said the 6.6 magnitude shock hit in the southern state Chiapas. The tremors were enough to send tall buildings swaying hundreds of miles away in Mexico City, where people were evacuated from offices in central areas.

Sat, 02 Feb 2019 02:47:00 +0100thesun (en)

SOUTHERN Mexico has been hit by a powerful earthquake powerful enough to set buildings swaying in the country's capital 600 miles away. US Geological Survey scientists said the 6.6 magnitude shock hit in the southern state Chiapas. The quake was also reportedly felt in nearby Guatemala and further away in San Salvador.

Un séisme de magnitude 6,5 secoue le sud du Mexique

Sat, 02 Feb 2019 00:06:00 +0100laprovence (fr)

Un séisme de magnitude 6,5, dont l'épicentre était situé dans l'Etat du Chiapas, au sud du Mexique, a provoqué vendredi des dégâts matériels au Guatemala, selon les autorités de ce pays. L'épicentre du tremblement de terre était situé à 37 kilomètres au sud-ouest de la localité de Ciudad Hidalgo,....

Le sud du Mexique secoué par un puissant séisme, ressenti même au Guatemala

Fri, 01 Feb 2019 23:39:00 +0100lematin (fr)

Un séisme de magnitude 6,5, dont l'épicentre était situé dans l'Etat du Chiapas, au sud du Mexique, a provoqué vendredi des dégâts matériels au Guatemala, selon les autorités de ce pays. L'épicentre du tremblement de terre était situé à 37 kilomètres au sud-ouest de la localité de Ciudad Hidalgo,....

Un séisme de magnitude 6,5 a frappé le sud du Mexique

Fri, 01 Feb 2019 22:32:00 +0100lefigaro (fr)

Un séisme de magnitude 6,5, dont l'épicentre était situé dans l'Etat du Chiapas, au sud du Mexique, a provoqué aujourd'hui des dégâts matériels au Guatemala, selon les autorités de ce pays. » LIRE AUSSI - Images aériennes: zone du désastre du barrage au Brésil L'épicentre du tremblement de terre....

Un séisme de magnitude 6,5 secoue le sud du Mexique, des dégâts au Guatemala

Fri, 01 Feb 2019 22:13:00 +0100rtbf (fr)

Un séisme de magnitude 6,5, dont l'épicentre était situé dans l'Etat du Chiapas, au sud du Mexique, a provoqué vendredi des dégâts matériels au Guatemala, selon les autorités de ce pays. L'épicentre du tremblement de terre était situé à 37 kilomètres au sud-ouest de la localité de Ciudad Hidalgo,....

Q & A: What to know about the new SR 99 tunnel Source: KIRO TV

Fri, 01 Feb 2019 20:43:00 +0100kiro7 (en)

Here's what you need to know about the new SR 99 Tunnel. When will the new SR 99 tunnel open? WSDOT confirmed it will be fully open on Monday, Feb. 4 in time for the morning commute. The process will begin in the early morning and will occur ramp by ramp over the course of several hours.

Sismo en México también sacudió Guatemala y El Salvador

Fri, 01 Feb 2019 18:51:00 +0100televisa (es)

El fuerte sismo que se produjo en el sur de México también se sintió en la vecina Guatemala , así como en la capital y la zona occidental de El Salvador. La Coordinadora Nacional para la Reducción de Desastres de Guatemala reportó a través de su cuenta de Twitter el desprendimiento de rocas en la....

Magnitude 6.6 earthquake hits Mexico near Guatemala border

Fri, 01 Feb 2019 18:47:00 +0100upi (en)

Feb. 1 (UPI) -- A strong 6.6-magnitude earthquake rattled the southwestern coastal town of Tapachula, Mexico, Friday, the U.S. Geological Survey said. The earthquake could be felt hundreds of miles away in Mexico City to the north, and into Guatemala and San Salvador to the south, So far, damage....

QUAKE ALERT Mexico hit by 6.6 magnitude earthquake in southern state Chiapas

Fri, 01 Feb 2019 18:15:00 +0100thesun (en)

SOUTHERN Mexico has been hit by an earthquake powerful enough to set buildings swapping in the country's capital 600 miles away. US Geological Survey scientists said the 6.6 magnitude shock hit in the southern state Chiapas. Footage posted on Twitter shows the quake was strong enough to send lampshades swinging in nearby towns.

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