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Overall Green Earthquake alert in Russian Federation on 20 Mar 2016 22:50 UTC
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This earthquake can have a low humanitarian impact based on the Magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

  • Earthquake Magnitude 6.4M, Depth:31.31km
  • on 20 Mar 2016 22:50 UTC
  • About 283 people within 100km
  • inserted at 21 Mar 2016 00:00:00 UTC

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Articles: 123 | About casualties: 3 | Last hour: 0

Nation Belgians Pause to Remember Attack Victims Belgians Pause to Remember Attack Victims While remembering the dead and wounded, Belgian authorities find a direct connection between the Brussels bombings that killed 31 people and last year's attacks on Paris, which appear to have been carried out by the same Islamic State network. (Marc Nation 37 minutes ago Nation Biden: Senate GOP Leading Constitutional Crisis Biden: Senate GOP Leading Constitutional Crisis Vice President Joe Biden said that Senate Republicans persistence to not confirm Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland is leading to a 'genuine constitutional crisis.' (March 24) Nation 42 minutes ago Nation The world's oldest land animal gets his first bath after 184 years The world's oldest land animal gets his first bath after 184 years Jonathan the giant tortoise is considered a national treasure on St. Helena Island, which lies in the Atlantic Ocean.Video provided by Newsy Nation 44 minutes ago Nation Now Cop nabs man poised to murder bound, wounded wife Cop nabs man poised to murder bound, wounded wife An undercover officer in Detroit noticed something odd about a pickup parked in a field. Nation Now 53 minutes ago Nation Baby rhino found in Indian forest nursed back to health Baby rhino found in Indian forest nursed back to health Wearing a red and grey-striped blanket, a 12-day-old baby rhinoceros is bottle-fed by keepers at a wildlife rehabilitation centre in northeast India, after being found alone in a remote forest region.Video provided by AFP Nation 1 hour, 20 minutes ago Nation Ohio volunteers return home from Brussels attack Ohio volunteers return home from Brussels attack Two volunteers from Ohio have returned home after being in the Brussels airport when two bombs exploded, killing at least 30 people and injuring scores. (March 24) Nation 1 hour, 24 minutes ago Nation Bike programs need subsidies to keep rolling Bike programs need subsidies to keep rolling As popular as they are, most programs depend on outside funding. Nation 1 hour, 26 minutes ago Nation San Diego Naval hospital on lockdown San Diego Naval hospital on lockdown Law enforcement teams with dogs converged on Buildling One at the medical complex, the official said. They continue to search the building and have recovered three unspent rounds of ammunition. Nation 1 hour, 28 minutes ago Nation Raw: Severe Weather Blasts Midwest, Texas Raw: Severe Weather Blasts Midwest, Texas Severe weather has been moving across the Midwest, bringing heavy snow to the northern Plains states and Wisconsin. Parts of Texas received hail. The precipitation has created difficult conditions for motorists and commuters. (March 24) Nation 1 hour, 37 minutes ago Nation Raw: Severe Weather Blasts Midwest, Texes Raw: Severe Weather Blasts Midwest, Texes Severe weather has been moving across the Midwest, bringing heavy snow to the northern Plains states and Wisconsin. Parts of Texs received hail. The precipitation has created difficult conditions for motorists and commuters. (March 24) Nation 1 hour, 42 minutes ago Nation Now Phoenix City Council is bringing back spoken prayer Phoenix City Council is bringing back spoken prayer The city council had moved away from prayer because a group of Satanists was scheduled to pray. Nation Now 1 hour, 53 minutes ago College Emory students protest pro-Trump slogans, say they don't feel safe Emory students protest pro-Trump slogans, say they don't feel safe Protesters say Trump doesn't represent Emory values; others says protesters don't represent free speech. College 1 hour, 55 minutes ago Nation Obama apologizes for past inaction in Argentina Obama apologizes for past inaction in Argentina During his trip to Buenos Aires, President Barack Obama offered an apology to the people of Argentina for being "slow for human rights" during the reign of the violent military dictatorship in the South American nation. (March 24) Nation 2 hours ago Nation Now In the air and off the deep end: 14 crazy flight reports In the air and off the deep end: 14 crazy flight reports Ridiculous nuggets from FAA documents: Fining passengers for breaking the rules. Nation Now 2 hours, 5 minutes ago Nation Syrian Government Forces Enter IS-Held Palmyra Syrian Government Forces Enter IS-Held Palmyra Backed by Russian airstrikes, Syrian government forces on Thursday pushed into the ancient town of Palmyra that has been held by the Islamic State group since May, state TV reported. (March 24) Nation 2 hours, 7 minutes ago Nation Now Spring storms bring snow, severe weather threats to Midwest, South Spring storms bring snow, severe weather threats to Midwest, South Spring seems to have taken a backseat as Colorado digs out from a heavy spring snowstorm, which is now bearing down on the Plains and Midwest. Nation Now 2 hours, 19 minutes ago Nation Now How race, class set the stage for Flint's water crisis How race, class set the stage for Flint's water crisis Government officials failed to protect public health despite warning signs after the city switched its public water source from Lake Huron to the Flint River in April 2014. Nation Now 2 hours, 23 minutes ago Nation Raw: Underwater Video of Sunken Navy Tug Raw: Underwater Video of Sunken Navy Tug A team from NOAA's National Marine Sanctuaries division released video of the newly found remains of the US Navy ocean tugboat USS Conestoga. The Conestoga sunk in March 1921. (March 24) Nation 2 hours, 25 minutes ago Nation Wind Poses Problems as Kansas Wildfire Spreads Wind Poses Problems as Kansas Wildfire Spreads Authorities say a wildfire in south-central Kansas still poses a threat as strong winds have complicated the firefight across the region. (March 24) Nation 2 hours, 39 minutes ago
Thu, 24 Mar 2016 19:45:00 +0100   usaToday (en)

Belgians Pause to Remember Attack Victims. While remembering the dead and wounded, Belgian authorities find a direct connection between the Brussels bombings that [[killed]] 31 people and last year's attacks on Paris, which appear to have been carried out by the same Islamic State network. (Marc.

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