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Ben Lowry: Sinn Fein said the Stormont talks were a ‘sham’ but perhaps that defines its own role in them

Sat, 16 Feb 2019 11:21:00 +0100newsletter (en)

Perhaps, also, the DUP is not particularly determined to see the return of Stormont just now. But the big question, to which very few people know the answer, is whether or not Sinn Fein’s participation in the talks was, to use Mary Lou McDonald’s word again, a ‘sham’.

Earthquakes today MAPPED: Utah quake jolts people awake as quakes strike across the world Earthquakes today MAPPED: Utah quake jolts people awake as quakes strike across the world AN EARTHQUAKE in Utah jolted people out of bed on Friday morning and was one of many...

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

The magnitude 3.7 struck Utah south of Salt Lake City at 5.09am local time (12.09pm), according to a report from the United States Geological Survey (USGS). The quake struck 2km south of Bluffdale, but there have been no reports of infrastructural damage. It was a fairly low magnitude but it was just powerful enough hitting at 5.

Satellite shows interconnected system that caused Bali volcano to erupt

Fri, 15 Feb 2019 10:23:00 +0100terradaily (en)

A team of scientists, led by the University of Bristol, has used satellite technology provided by the European Space Agency (ESA) to uncover why the Agung volcano in Bali erupted in November 2017 after 50 years of dormancy. Their findings, published in the journal Nature Communications, could have....

Satellite Images Reveal Interconnected Plumbing System That Caused Bali Volcano To Erupt

Fri, 15 Feb 2019 07:41:00 +0100eurasiareview (en)

Their findings, published in the journal Nature Communications , could have important implications for forecasting future eruptions in the area. Two months prior to the eruption, there was a sudden increase in the number of small earthquakes occurring around the volcano, triggering the evacuation of 100,000 people.

6.2 magnitude earthquake hits northern Mid-Atlantic Range

Fri, 15 Feb 2019 04:13:00 +0100business-standard (en)

An earthquake measuring 6.2 on the Richter Scale struck northern Mid-Atlantic Range region on Thursday (local time). The quake hit at a depth of 10 km and took place at 7:57 pm, according to United States Geological Survey (USGS). No tsunami warning has been issued so far.

Satellite images reveal interconnected plumbing system that caused Bali volcano to erupt

Thu, 14 Feb 2019 23:19:00 +0100sciencedaily (en)

Their findings, published today in the journal Nature Communications , could have important implications for forecasting future eruptions in the area. Two months prior to the eruption, there was a sudden increase in the number of small earthquakes occurring around the volcano, triggering the evacuation of 100,000 people.

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland: Human Resources Intern

Thu, 14 Feb 2019 13:05:00 +0100reliefWeb (en)

About RedR UK. RedR UK provides training and technical support to NGOs, aid workers and communities responding to natural and man-made disasters all over the world. Our expert support ensures that those responding to humanitarian crises - whether or not they are professional aid workers - have the skills to do so safely and effectively.

Neighboring volcanoes in Bali may be connected by a plumbing system

Thu, 14 Feb 2019 12:15:00 +0100earth (en)

After lying dormant for 50 years, the Agung volcano in Bali erupted in 2017, and a new study has provided valuable insight into why. Researchers from the University of Bristol monitored the volcano and seismic activity in and around the area to understand what caused the caldera to spring to life after such a long period of dormancy.

Satellite images reveal interconnected plumbing system that caused Bali volcano to erupt

Thu, 14 Feb 2019 11:54:00 +0100eurekalert (en)

A team of scientists, led by the University of Bristol, has used satellite technology provided by the European Space Agency (ESA) to uncover why the Agung volcano in Bali erupted in November 2017 after 50 years of dormancy. Their findings, published today in the journal Nature Communications , could....

Magnitude 4.7 quake shakes Çankırı's Orta district in central Turkey

Tue, 12 Feb 2019 19:09:00 +0100dailysabah (en)

A magnitude 4.7 earthquake has struck northern Çankırı province's Orta district, rattling neighboring Ankara but with no immediate reports of damage or injuries. According to the Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD), the shallow quake struck at 8:14 p.m. The last major temblor in Çankırı was a magnitude 6.

Sightings of rare deep-sea oarfish around Japan stoke concerns of an impending quake

Tue, 12 Feb 2019 06:08:00 +0100japantimes (en)

Numerous reports of oarfish — a rarely seen deep-sea species — captured or spotted in waters around Japan since the beginning of the year have sparked concern that an earthquake could strike soon. According to local folklore, sighting the fish is a harbinger of a pending quake, with over a dozen....

Ring of Fire WARNING: When will earthquake strike California - when will BIG ONE hit?

Mon, 11 Feb 2019 21:43:00 +0100express (en)

California was struck by a total of seven earthquakes today, ranging from magnitude-2.7 to magnitude-3.3. The USGS described each quake as ‘light’, meaning there was no serious damage to buildings or people. But California could one day be hit by an earthquake between magnitude seven and eight and could cause landslides and chemical spills.

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