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El tesoro oculto que reveló el terremoto en México

Wed, 11 Jul 2018 23:20:00 +0200diariouno (es)

El terremoto del pasado 19 de septiembre causó graves daños en el sitio arqueológico de Teopanzolco, en el centro de México , pero también favoreció una revelación: un nuevo edificio de culto que podría ser más antiguo que el Templo Mayor de Tenochtitlan.

El templo prehispánico oculto en el centro de México revelado por terremoto

Wed, 11 Jul 2018 22:26:00 +0200aguasdigital (es)

Cuernavaca (México), 11 jul (EFE).- El terremoto del pasado 19 de septiembre causó graves daños en el sitio arqueológico de Teopanzolco, en el centro de México, pero también favoreció una revelación: un nuevo edificio de culto que podría ser más antiguo que el Templo Mayor de Tenochtitlan.

MÉXICO ARQUEOLOGÍA - El templo prehispánico oculto en el centro de México revelado por terremoto

Wed, 11 Jul 2018 21:44:00 +0200efe-agencia (es)

El terremoto del pasado 19 de septiembre causó graves daños en el sitio arqueológico de Teopanzolco, en el centro de México, pero también favoreció una revelación: un nuevo edificio de culto que podría ser más antiguo que el Templo Mayor de Tenochtitlan.

Tiberias residents prepare for major earthquake

Wed, 11 Jul 2018 21:23:00 +0200ynetnews (en)

Last week, a former senior IDF colonel who served in the Home Front Command warned that a major earthquake is expected to rip through Israel in the near future and has urged the general public to follow the authorities' advice and prepare accordingly. “Until now we knew there was a threat from our enemies in the north and the south.

Taiwan News Quick Take

Wed, 11 Jul 2018 18:56:00 +0200taipeitimes (en)

DIPLOMACY. Abe thanks Tsai for support. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Tuesday expressed on Twitter his gratitude for the sympathy and support extended by Taiwanese and President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) in the wake of heavy rain, flooding and landslides that killed at least 151 people in Japan.

Nebot: ‘El tonto tranquilo no hace daño, el tonto con iniciativa sí' | Campaña en contra de nuevo aeropuerto

Wed, 11 Jul 2018 15:39:00 +0200ecuadorenvivo (es)

Las parábolas se ponen de moda. "El tonto tranquilo no hace daño, el tonto con iniciativa es peor que un terremoto", expresó el alcalde de Guayaquil, Jaime Nebot, a propósito de la campaña sucia en contra del nuevo aeropuerto y de Guayaquil que circula estos días.

EDITORIAL: Don't blame global warming for genocide

Wed, 11 Jul 2018 14:38:00 +0200gazette (en)

The first rule of modern media: Blame climate change. Consider coverage of Nigeria’s decadelong genocide. Militant Islamic Fulani terrorists routinely chop Christian farm families with machetes, or shoot them with machine guns. They pile men, women, and children in mass graves. It is sectarian genocide by any definition.

Kilauea Volcano Lava Likely Causing Acid Rain

Wed, 11 Jul 2018 11:56:00 +0200newsweek-USA (en)

As Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano continues to erupt, the heat from the lava is causing rainfall to be contaminated with sulfur dioxide, also known as acid rain. Sulfur dioxide is released into the air through volcanic eruptions and lava and can cause acid rain downwind of a volcano, according to the United States Geological Survey (USGS).

When a major earthquake rippled through Jerusalem

Wed, 11 Jul 2018 08:28:00 +0200jpost (en)

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The last big one: The July 11, 1927 Jericho Earthquake

Wed, 11 Jul 2018 07:25:00 +0200jpost (en)

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Kilauea Volcano Lava Likely Causing Acid Rain

Wed, 11 Jul 2018 05:07:00 +0200newsweek (en)

As Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano continues to erupt, the heat from the lava is causing rainfall to be contaminated with sulfur dioxide, also known as acid rain. Sulfur dioxide is released into the air through volcanic eruptions and lava and can cause acid rain downwind of a volcano, according to the United States Geological Survey (USGS).

Did you feel it? Magnitude 4.8 earthquake rattles lower North Island

Wed, 11 Jul 2018 04:12:00 +0200tvnz (en)

A map showing the epicentre of an earthquake near Ohakune on July 11 2018. Source: Geonet/1 NEWS Graphic. GeoNet reports the quake was centred 5km to the northeast of the alpine town and happened at a depth of 84km. More than 1000 people reported feeling the quake on the Geonet website, including....

PG&E Bolsters Wildfire Leadership Team and Adds New Electric Distribution Leader

Tue, 10 Jul 2018 22:58:00 +0200marketwatch (en)

Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) today announced new and expanded responsibilities for a current officer and the appointment of a new vice president within the company’s Electric Operations organization. Barry Anderson, current vice president, Electric Distribution, has been asked to lead the....

World: July sees extreme precipitation and heat

Tue, 10 Jul 2018 22:47:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

High impact weather, including extreme heat and disastrous precipitation, has marked the early part of summer in the northern hemisphere. Japan has suffered the worst flooding and landslide in decades, with many daily rainfall records broken. According to official government figures on 10 July, more....

Researchers Use Supercomputers to Assess Earthquake Risk

Tue, 10 Jul 2018 21:47:00 +0200rdmag (en)

Scientists are leveraging new and powerful supercomputers to better assess the risk of earthquakes near some of the country’s most active fault lines. A joint research team from the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory are....

July sees extreme precipitation and heat

Tue, 10 Jul 2018 18:36:00 +0200yubanet (en)

July 10, 2018 – High impact weather, including extreme heat and disastrous precipitation, has marked the early part of summer in the northern hemisphere. Japan has suffered the worst flooding and landslide in decades, with many daily rainfall records broken.

MIL-OSI United Nations: July sees extreme precipitation and heat

Tue, 10 Jul 2018 17:32:00 +0200foreignaffairs-nz (en)

Source: World Meteorological Organization. High impact weather, including extreme heat and disastrous precipitation, has marked the early part of summer in the northern hemisphere. Japan has suffered the worst flooding and landslide in decades, with many daily rainfall records broken.

Tiberias residents prepare for major earthquake

Tue, 10 Jul 2018 16:09:00 +0200ynetnews (en)

Last week, a former senior IDF colonel who served in the Home Front Command warned that a major earthquake is expected to rip through Israel in the near future and has urged the general public to follow the authorities' advice and prepare accordingly. “Until now we knew there was a threat from our enemies in the north and the south.

700 homes now confirmed destroyed in ongoing eruptions

Tue, 10 Jul 2018 04:44:00 +0200wsfa (en)

PAHOA, HAWAII (Hawaii New sNow) - It's a milestone no one was looking forward to, but that everyone expected. On Monday, Hawaii County Civil Defense confirmed that the officially tally of homes destroyed by ongoing eruptions in lower Puna had reached 700.

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Tue, 10 Jul 2018 04:15:00 +0200caritasinternational (en)

1950. Reception of sick and handicapped Russians and Ukrainians from Chinese camps. 1951. Creation of Caritas Internationalis network. At the time, the network brought together 15 national Caritas. The Korean War : we financially support the social work of Korean church to help displaced people. 1952.

Red House can withstand earthquake

Mon, 09 Jul 2018 23:02:00 +0200newsday-tt (en)

The Red House. THE Red House has been strenghened to withstand an earthquake. but otherwise today is not a pretty sight. It has a faded exterior, no glass in the windows and, largely, no roof. Yet behind the galvanised fence that partly blocks it from public view, and underneath a huge protective....

New earthquake hits northern Israel, as cracks in readiness exposed

Mon, 09 Jul 2018 21:53:00 +0200timesofisrael (en)

Damage caused to houses in the city of Tiberias in northern Israel after earthquakes shook the area, July 9, 2018. (David Cohen/ Flash90) A minor earthquake hit northern Israel on Monday evening, bringing the number of tremors in the area in recent days to more than 40, further fueling fears that a major earthquake could be on its way.

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Mon, 09 Jul 2018 19:49:00 +0200aljazeera-en (en)

09 Jul 2018 17:25 GMT Survivors of devastating Japan floods express shock Flooding and landslides caused by record rains are believed to have killed more than 100 people, with scores missing. 04 Jul 2018 11:57 GMT Property boom in China border town as US warms to North Korea In Dandong, on the Yalu....

Es imposible olvidar la imagen de la bandera chilena tras el terremoto del 27 de febrero de 2010. Desde Pelluhue, ese emblema nacional nos enseñó que es posible salir adelante y comenzar de nuevo. En el "Día de la bandera" recreamos histórica foto del 27F Es imposible olvidar la imagen de la bandera chilena tras el terremoto del 27 de febrero de 2010. De...

Mon, 09 Jul 2018 18:44:00 +0200tvn (es)

Foto Relato En el "Día de la bandera" recordamos la emblemática imagen del 27F Es imposible olvidar la imagen de la bandera chilena tras el terremoto del 27 de febrero de 2010. Desde Pelluhue, ese emblema nacional nos enseñó que es posible salir adelante y comenzar de nuevo.

Defense Ministry calls emergency meeting on recent earthquakes

Mon, 09 Jul 2018 14:17:00 +0200timesofisrael (en)

Members of the Knesset Honor Guard, Home Front Command, firefighters, IDF, Israel Police and Magen David Adom Emergency Medical Services participate in an emergency drill simulating an earthquake at the Knesset, Jerusalem, June 13, 2017. (Hadas Parush/Flash90) The Defense Ministry has called a....

Poetry anthology to mark 55th anniversary of Skopje earthquake

Mon, 09 Jul 2018 13:17:00 +0200mia-mk (en)

Skopje, 9 July 2018 (MIA) That Fateful Day: July 26, 1963 , a new poetry anthology edited by journalists Sveto Stamenov and Iskra Colovikj together with prof. Vasil Tocinovski, will be launched on the 55th anniversary of the Skopje earthquake, on July 26.

Emergency meeting to be held on earthquake preparedness

Mon, 09 Jul 2018 10:14:00 +0200jpost (en)

Israel’s Defense Ministry along with the security establishment and the National Emergency Authority will hold an emergency meeting Thursday after over 10 earthquakes struck around the Sea of Galilee (Lake Kinneret) in recent days. The emergency meeting will also see the participation of....

Seismologists should watch words when talking earthquakes, paper argues

Mon, 09 Jul 2018 01:19:00 +0200CBC (en)

A Canadian seismologist says major seismic events can be exciting to scientists, but experts should be mindful when speaking to the public about them, because such events can often be devastating for the people experiencing them. A new paper co-authored by a Geological Survey of Canada seismologist....

Galilee struck by new earthquakes, rattling northern Israel

Mon, 09 Jul 2018 00:44:00 +0200timesofisrael (en)

Two minor earthquake were felt in northern Israel on Sunday night, bringing the number of minor temblors to jangle the region to four for the day. There were no reports of injuries or damages as a result of either quake, the latest in a series of weak tremblers that have put the region on edge amid fears a larger seism could be in the offing.

Northern Israel struck by earthquake for third time in a day

Sun, 08 Jul 2018 23:13:00 +0200timesofisrael (en)

View of the Sea of Galilee, northern Israel, April 19, 2017. (Isaac Harari/Flash90) A minor earthquake was felt in northern Israel on Sunday night — the third such tremor of the day. There were no reports of injuries or damages as a result of the quake, the seismic reading of which was 3.1 on the Richter scale.

3.1 magnitude earthquake strikes northern Israel

Sun, 08 Jul 2018 22:54:00 +0200jpost (en)

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For second time in a day, weak earthquake hits Sea of Galilee

Sun, 08 Jul 2018 17:07:00 +0200timesofisrael (en)

A minor earthquake, the second in a single afternoon, was felt shortly before 5 p.m. on Sunday in the Galilee. The temblor was centered on the Sea of Galilee, just off the beaches of Tiberias, seismologists at Israel’s Geophysical Institute said, and was measured at 3.9 on the Richter scale. Unlike its 3.

Minor earthquake again shakes Sea of Galilee

Sun, 08 Jul 2018 15:36:00 +0200timesofisrael (en)

View of the Sea of Galilee, northern Israel, April 19, 2017. (Isaac Harari/Flash90) A minor earthquake was felt in northern Israel Sunday afternoon, the latest in a week of several such tremors. The temblor, measuring around 3 on the Richter scale, was felt in the area surrounding the Sea of Galilee, according to Israel’s Geophysical Institute.

Aftershocks Ongoing After Big PNG Quake

Sun, 08 Jul 2018 14:39:00 +0200pidp (en)

No reports through yet on significant damages or casualties. WELLINGTON, New Zealand (Radio New Zealand International, December 20, 2016) – Aftershocks continue in PNG's New Guinea Islands region after Saturday night's big earthquake. A magnitude 7.9 earthquake struck about 50 km east of the south....

Remote Sensing, Vol. 10, Pages 1088: Earthquake/Tsunami Damage Assessment for Urban Areas Using Post-Event PolSAR Data

Sun, 08 Jul 2018 12:57:00 +0200mdpi (en)

Abstract Analyses of single-post-event polarimetric synthetic aperture radar (PolSAR) data permit fast and convenient post-disaster damage assessment work. By analyzing valid features, damaged and undamaged buildings can be quickly classified. However, the presence of oriented buildings in the....

India 4.3 Magnitude Earthquake Hit Rajasthan's Jaipur

Sun, 08 Jul 2018 07:33:00 +0200india (en)

New Delhi, Jul 8: An earthquake of magnitude measuring 4.3 on Richter Scale strikes Jaipur region of Rajasthan on Tuesday morning. The tremors were felt at around 9:43 PM in parts of Jaipur and its neighbouring districts. More details are awaited. However, there are no reports of any loss of life or damage to property.

Social News 8/7

Sun, 08 Jul 2018 07:12:00 +0200vietnamnet-en (en)

Danang invests in infrastructure projects worth VND40 billion. Cars parked in downtown Danang City The People’s Committee of Danang City has approved three infrastructure projects worth a combined VND40 billion (US$1.73 million). The first project is to build a six-story parking lot in Hai Chau....

Explosions, eruptions continue inundating parts of the Big Island

Sun, 08 Jul 2018 05:31:00 +0200kxxv (en)

PAHOA, HAWAII (Hawaii New sNow) - In the past nine weeks, hundreds of homes have been destroyed, thousands of residents have been displaced, and entire communities have been covered in lava since eruptions began. The eruptions started May 3, and U.S. Geological Survey scientists say lava now covers more than 6,100 acres on the Big Island.

Explosions, eruptions continue inundating parts of the Big Island

Sun, 08 Jul 2018 05:13:00 +0200wbtv (en)

PAHOA, HAWAII (Hawaii New sNow) - In the past nine weeks, hundreds of homes have been destroyed, thousands of residents have been displaced, and entire communities have been covered in lava since eruptions began. The eruptions started May 3, and U.S. Geological Survey scientists say lava now covers more than 6,100 acres on the Big Island.

Explosions, eruptions continue inundating parts of the Big Island

Sun, 08 Jul 2018 05:06:00 +0200live5news (en)

PAHOA, HAWAII (Hawaii New sNow) - In the past nine weeks, hundreds of homes have been destroyed, thousands of residents have been displaced, and entire communities have been covered in lava since eruptions began. The eruptions started May 3, and U.S. Geological Survey scientists say lava now covers more than 6,100 acres on the Big Island.

Explosions, eruptions continue inundating parts of the Big Island

Sun, 08 Jul 2018 04:51:00 +0200newschannel6now (en)

PAHOA, HAWAII (Hawaii New sNow) - In the past nine weeks, hundreds of homes have been destroyed, thousands of residents have been displaced, and entire communities have been covered in lava since eruptions began. The eruptions started May 3, and U.S. Geological Survey scientists say lava now covers more than 6,100 acres on the Big Island.

Explosions, eruptions continue inundating parts of the Big Island

Sun, 08 Jul 2018 04:36:00 +0200newswest9 (en)

It's been 8 weeks since eruptions started on the Big Island and they show no signs of stopping. (Image: USGS) The lava continues to flow in lower Puna, where eruptions started two months ago on Tuesday. (Image: USGS) USGS scientists continue to monitor vigorous eruptions on the Big Island.

Explosions, eruptions continue inundating parts of the Big Island

Sun, 08 Jul 2018 04:35:00 +0200kswo (en)

It's been 8 weeks since eruptions started on the Big Island and they show no signs of stopping. (Image: USGS) The lava continues to flow in lower Puna, where eruptions started two months ago on Tuesday. (Image: USGS) USGS scientists continue to monitor vigorous eruptions on the Big Island.

Sismo de magnitud de 5,9 sacude las costas de Nueva Zelanda

Sun, 08 Jul 2018 01:17:00 +0200rt-es (es)

Un terremoto de magnitud 5,9 se ha producido a las 21:33 UTC de este sábado, 123 kilómetros al noreste del islote de Roca L'Esperance (Nueva Zelanda), informa el Servicio Geológico de EE.UU. (USGS, por sus siglas en inglés). El foco del temblor se ha localizado a unos 34,5 kilómetros de profundidad.

Twitter ha suspendido 70 millones de cuentas sospechosas en dos meses, según la prensa

Sat, 07 Jul 2018 18:42:00 +0200deperu (es)

Twitter ha suspendido en dos meses más de 70 millones de cuentas sospechosas de propagar informaciones falsas, en el marco de su lucha contra las actividades maliciosas, aseguró el sábado el Washington Post. Según el diario estadounidense, que cita datos confirmados por la red social, el promedio de....

City's 6 fault lines might move

Sat, 07 Jul 2018 18:10:00 +0200sunstar (en)

THE Davao City Risk Reduction Management Office (DCRRMO) said that the six identified earthquake fault lines in Davao City called the Central Davao Fault System might move anytime, thus, it advised the public to be alert and be informed on what to do in times of disaster.

Japón es fuertemente sacudido por un potente terremoto

Sat, 07 Jul 2018 17:43:00 +0200hsbnoticias (es)

El nuevo movimiento telúrico registrado en la isla sucedió hace pocas horas, y fue catalogado con magnitud de 6 grados en la escala de Richter, azotando a la zona central de la isla, incluyendo la capital nipona, Tokio. El acontecimiento ocurrió sin que se activara la alerta de tsunami, de acuerdo....

Oklahoma sees more severe earthquakes, fewer overall

Sat, 07 Jul 2018 17:16:00 +0200ABCnews (en)

Oklahoma's 4.0 earthquake s are up significantly this year, but the overall rate of s is declining. earthquake Oklahoma has had six quakes of at least magnitude 4.0 halfway through this year, which is one more than all of last year. But the overall rate of earthquakes has declined, with 96 quakes of magnitude 3.

Volcano news - Archive Nr. 22

Sat, 07 Jul 2018 12:55:00 +0200earthquake-report (en)

NOTE: For any of you who are students, there is a field class that you can take with the University of Alaska Fairbanks that goes to this particular area. Probably too late to apply for this year, as both this field school and the one to Kamchatka in the Far East of Russia take place during the....

New minor earthquake felt around the Sea of Galilee

Sat, 07 Jul 2018 07:21:00 +0200timesofisrael (en)

Saturday's tremor measuring 3.4 on Richter scale is the latest in string of quakes to hit northern Israel this week. A cow stands in a field overlooking the Sea of Galilee, northern Israel, on February 18, 2017. (Nati Shohat/Flash90) A minor earthquake was felt in northern Israel Saturday morning, in a week of several such tremors.

Seismology The fiber optic cables that deliver your internet can also detect earthquakes Seismographs are highly sensitive devices, and they do a good job of registering earthquakes at specific locations. But fiber optic cables — the data lines that delivered these words — can do much, much better.

Sat, 07 Jul 2018 05:01:00 +0200dw-en (en)

As interconnected as it all sounds, though, a weak point remains: The seismometers are usually located at huge distances from one another, all across our globe — often hundreds of kilometers apart. Scientists are then forced to reconstruct the location and magnitude of an earthquake from the records of the nearest seismometers.

Seismology The fiber optic cables that deliver your internet can also detect earthquakes Seismographs are highly sensitive devices, and they do a good job of registering earthquakes at specific locations. But fiber optic cables — the data lines that delivered these words — can do much, much better.

Sat, 07 Jul 2018 04:08:00 +0200deutschewelle-en (en)

As interconnected as it all sounds, though, a weak point remains: The seismometers are usually located at huge distances from one another, all across our globe — often hundreds of kilometers apart. Scientists are then forced to reconstruct the location and magnitude of an earthquake from the records of the nearest seismometers.

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