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Dark fiber lays groundwork for long-distance earthquake detection and groundwater mapping

Wed, 06 Feb 2019 17:21:00 +0100innovations-report (en)

According to Jonathan Ajo-Franklin, a staff scientist in Berkeley Lab's Earth and Environmental Sciences Area who led the study, there are approximately 10 million kilometers of fiber-optic cable around the world, and about 10 percent of that consists of dark fiber.

Terrawatch: 'slow earthquake' in Turkey took 50 days to shake out

Wed, 06 Feb 2019 15:57:00 +0100guardian (en)

I t was a magnitude 5.8 earthquake, but nobody felt it. That’s because this quake took about 50 days to shake itself out. Occurring a few kilometres south of Istanbul, this “slow earthquake”, which took place during summer 2016, could be a sign that the dangerous is reawakening.

MERMAIDs Spy Huge Umbrella-Shaped Heat Source Beneath The Galápagos

Wed, 06 Feb 2019 15:21:00 +0100forbes (en)

MERMAIDs have taken a snapshot of a rather sizeable, deep superheated umbrella hiding beneath the Galápagos. That’s worth it alone just for the fun headline, but the science behind this story is pretty neat too, so let’s dig in. The Galápagos, those wondrous wildlife enclaves that....

Dark fiber lays groundwork for long-distance earthquake detection and groundwater mapping

Wed, 06 Feb 2019 13:53:00 +0100knowridge (en)

Berkeley Lab researchers capture a detailed picture of how earthquakes travel through the Earth’s subsurface. In traditional seismology, researchers studying how the earth moves in the moments before, during, and after an earthquake rely on sensors that cost tens of thousands of dollars to make and install underground.

Dozens Hurt After Powerful Earthquake Shakes Central Azerbaijan

Wed, 06 Feb 2019 12:55:00 +0100rferl (en)

BAKU -- Dozens of residents in Azerbaijan's central city of Samaxi and nearby villages are calling for help from medical personnel after a strong earthquake hit the area late on February 5. Azerbaijan's Health Ministry said a 58-year-old man has been hospitalized with severe head injuries suffered as a result of the earthquake.

newsinfo Earthquake shakes Quezon town February 06, 2019

Wed, 06 Feb 2019 12:42:00 +0100inquirer (en)

MANILA, Philippines – A magnitude 3.9 earthquake shook parts of Quezon province Wednesday afternoon, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said. In its initial earthquake bulletin, Phivolcs said the earthquake struck 21 kilometers (km) west of Padre Burgos, Quezon at 2:01 p.

Wave of earthquakes hits Azerbaijan

Wed, 06 Feb 2019 10:45:00 +0100news-am (en)

Three earthquakes hit northern Azerbaijan on Tuesday night following the major six-magnitude earthquake, the Azerbaijani Republican Center for Seismological Service of the National Academy of Sciences reported. The quake struck at 11:37 pm local time at a depth of about 11 kilometers and eight....

Dark fiber lays groundwork for long-distance earthquake detection and groundwater mapping

Wed, 06 Feb 2019 02:19:00 +0100sciencedaily (en)

Now researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have figured out a way to overcome these hurdles by turning parts of a 13,000-mile-long testbed of "dark fiber," unused fiber-optic cable owned by the DOE Energy Sciences Network (ESnet), into a....

5.1 magnitude earthquake hits Azerbaijan, tremors felt in capital Baku

Tue, 05 Feb 2019 22:00:00 +0100rt (en)

A 5.1 magnitude earthquake has struck in the Caucasus Mountains, with the epicenter 10 kilometers below the surface near the town of Basqal, in Azerbaijan’s Ismayilli region. The tremors were strong enough to be felt in Baku. The quake was registered at 11:41 pm local time.

Dark fiber lays groundwork for long-distance earthquake detection and groundwater mapping

Tue, 05 Feb 2019 21:45:00 +0100eurekalert (en)

Credit: Ajo-Franklin/Berkeley Lab. In traditional seismology, researchers studying how the earth moves in the moments before, during, and after an earthquake rely on sensors that cost tens of thousands of dollars to make and install underground. And because of the expense and labor involved, only a....

Magnitude 5.2 Earthquake Rattles Western Greece

Tue, 05 Feb 2019 20:46:00 +0100greekreporter (en)

A magnitude 5.2 on the Richter scale earthquake hit west Preveza in western Greece at 04:26 local time (02:26 GMT) on Tuesday. The epicenter was 14 kilometers (8.5 miles) northwest of Preveza in the Ionian sea, 294 kilometers (183 miles) northwest of Athens, and the focal depth was 10 kilometers (6 miles).

5.6-magnitude earthquake jolts Kashmir

Tue, 05 Feb 2019 18:12:00 +0100greaterkashmir (en)

. The earthquake struck southwestern Kashmir at 10:17 PM local time, reported EMSC. GK Web Desk Srinagar, Publish Date: Feb 5 2019 10:32PM | Updated Date: Feb 5 2019 10:38PM A strong earthquake measuring 5.6 on the Richter scale jolted Kashmir valley on Tuesday night.

Manila Bay island-building to sink inland homes – expert

Tue, 05 Feb 2019 18:03:00 +0100philstar (en)

Huge obstacles deter President Rody Duterte’s Great Manila Bay Rehab. Thirty-eight reclamations totaling 26,234 hectares are planned along almost the entire coastline. Environment lawyer Tony Oposa prefers calling the near-shore schemes “tambak” or landfilling. For, those are virtually island constructions for eventual high- rise s.

Magnitude 5.2 Earthquake Rattles Western Greece

Tue, 05 Feb 2019 08:41:00 +0100greekreporter (en)

A magnitude 5.2 on the Richter scale earthquake hit west Preveza in western Greece at 4:26 a.m. on Tuesday. The epicenter was 14 km northwest of Preveza in the Ionian sea, and the focal depth was 10 km. The jolt was felt as far away as Corfu and Patra.

Trinity Episcopal Church Designated a Santa Barbara City Landmark

Tue, 05 Feb 2019 07:53:00 +0100noozhawk (en)

Santa Barbara's is now a city landmark. The City Council voted unanimously late last month to recognize the Gothic Revival style building at 1500 State St. Architect Philip Hubert Frohman designed the church with partner Harold Martin in 1912. Frohman was the supervising architect of Washington National Cathedral in Washington, D.

Mobility Showdown: Bird Scooter vs. Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG in Santa Monica

Tue, 05 Feb 2019 07:44:00 +0100thedrive (en)

SOUND SYSTEM. If the S63 AMG's stock sound system is an embarrassment, the $6,400 Burmester upgrade is pure criminality. I own a high-end home audio showroom in NYC, and can confirm that 1) Burmester looks cool; 2) Burmester is overpriced; 3) Burmester in-car systems don't sound as good as their....

Northern CA Hit by 11 Earthquakes Over Weekend

Tue, 05 Feb 2019 05:13:00 +0100newsweek-USA (en)

Over the weekend, nearly a dozen earthquakes struck within a relatively small region just off the coast of Northern California, according to the United States Geological Survey (USGS). The 11 quakes ranged in magnitude between 2.9 and 4.5 on the Richter scale. Tremors from 3.0 up to 3.

Moreno entrega de 678 viviendas de protección social

Mon, 04 Feb 2019 18:19:00 +0100ecuadorenvivo (es)

El presidente, Lenín Moreno, entregó este lunes 678 viviendas que beneficiarán a más de 3.000 ciudadanos en la provincia de Manabí, situada en el oeste del país. Las obras buscan el fortalecimiento comunitario y mejorar las condiciones de vida. "Son casi 700 viviendas que mejorarán la vida de sus....

Death toll in Cuba tornado rises to six

Mon, 04 Feb 2019 07:33:00 +0100tribune (en)

HAVANA: The number of people killed in the powerful tornado that ripped through part of Havana last week has rise n to six, authorities said on Sunday. Public Health Minister Jose Angel Portal Miranda said in state media that “sadly, two people have died among the 13 who were in critical condition.” The earlier death toll was four.

This Day in History | 1998 4,000 feared dead in Afghan earthquake

Mon, 04 Feb 2019 01:39:00 +0100macaudailytimes (en)

An earthquake in northern Afghanistan has left thousands dead, injured or homeless. The earthquake is centred on the city of Rostaq in the remote province of Takhar, close to the border with Tajikistan. A spokesman for the Northern Alliance – which controls the area – told Pakistan-based Afghan Islamic Press over 3,500 bodies had been recovered.

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,....

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....

'Bad omen': Why fish sightings have sparked fears of earthquake

Sun, 03 Feb 2019 09:03:00 +0100yahoo-au (en)

A number of oarfish that have washed up in Japan have sparked concerns the inundation might be a precursor to a tsunami. The Uoza Aquarium posted photos of oarfish on Instagram, some more than three metres in length, after they washed up in Toyama on the country’s west coast.

Quake jolts India, Pak

Sat, 02 Feb 2019 20:29:00 +0100risingkashmir (en)

PTI New Delhi/Islamabad, Feb 2: An earthquake hit several parts of North India, including Jammu and Kashmir, and north west Pakistan. The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) said the epicentre of the quake was Hindu Kush, which is a mountain range that stretches near the Afghan-Pakistan border, from central Afghanistan to northern Pakistan.

Tough balancing act for growth

Sat, 02 Feb 2019 20:22:00 +0100tribuneonline (en)

Among economic agencies, the Department of Energy (DoE) has the toughest job in relation to economic projections since building of power capacity needed to be precise to avoid brownouts and, at the other end, prevent wasted resources as a result of idle plants.

Terremoto de magnitud 6,1 sacude isla indonesia de Sumatra

Sat, 02 Feb 2019 15:42:00 +0100entornointeligente (es)

Entornointeligente.com / Terremoto de magnitud 6,1 sacude isla indonesia de Sumatra Foto: Agencias. Un terremoto de magnitud 6,1 sacudió hoy el archipiélago de las islas Mentawai, en la costa oeste de la isla indonesia de Sumatra, sin que las autoridades informaran inicialmente de víctimas ni emitieran una alerta por tsunami.

Un terremoto de magnitud 6,1 sacude la isla indonesia de Sumatra

Sat, 02 Feb 2019 14:17:00 +0100globovision (es)

. Un terremoto de magnitud 6,1 sacudió este sábado el archipiélago de las islas Mentawai, en la costa oeste de la isla indonesia de Sumatra, sin que las autoridades informaran inicialmente de víctimas ni emitieran una alerta por tsunami. El Servicio Geológico de Estados Unidos, que registra la....

Un terremoto de magnitud 6,1 sacude la isla indonesia de Sumatra

Sat, 02 Feb 2019 14:04:00 +0100noticias24 (es)

(Caracas,2 de febrero. Noticias24).- Un terremoto de magnitud 6,1 sacudió hoy el archipiélago de las islas Mentawai, en la costa oeste de la isla indonesia de Sumatra, sin que las autoridades informaran inicialmente de víctimas ni emitieran una alerta por tsunami Lea también: Dos muertos y 50....

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 off 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 off 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.

Un séisme de 6,1 frappe l'Indonésie, pas d'alerte au tsunami

Sat, 02 Feb 2019 12:34:00 +0100sudouest (fr)

Un séisme d’une magnitude de 6,1 a frappé samedi l’île de Mentawai, dans l’ouest de l’Indonésie, mais aucune alerte au tsunami n’a été émise, selon des sources officielles indonésiennes. L’évaluation du séisme est toujours en cours mais l’ampleur des dégâts ou le nombre des victimes éventuelles n’étaient pas connus dans l’immédiat.

Indonesia: un terremoto de magnitud 6,1 sacude la isla de Sumatra

Sat, 02 Feb 2019 12:26:00 +0100ElComercio (es)

El Servicio Geológico de Estados Unidos, que registra la actividad sísmica mundial, localizó el hipocentro a 10 kilómetros de profundidad bajo el lecho marino Yakarta. Un terremoto de magnitud 6,1 sacudió hoy el archipiélago de las islas Mentawai, en la costa oeste de la isla de Sumatra , en sin....

Indonesia welcomed 15.8m foreign tourists last year #AsiaNewsNetwo

Sat, 02 Feb 2019 12:05:00 +0100elevenmyanmar (en)

A total of 15.81 million foreign tourists visited Indonesia throughout 2018, according to Statistics Indonesia (BPS), falling short of the government’s target of attracting 17 million tourists. However, the figure reflects a 12.58 percent growth in tourist arrivals from 2017 because of a....

Un terremoto de magnitud 6,1 sacude la isla indonesia de Sumatra

Sat, 02 Feb 2019 12:04:00 +0100peru21 (es)

Yakarta. Un terremoto de magnitud 6,1 sacudió hoy el archipiélago de las islas Mentawai, en la costa oeste de la isla Sumatra en , sin que las autoridades informaran inicialmente de víctimas ni emitieran una alerta por tsunami. El Servicio Geológico de Estados Unidos , que registra la actividad....

Terremoto de magnitud 6,1 sacude isla indonesia de Sumatra

Sat, 02 Feb 2019 11:53:00 +0100unionradio (es)

YAKARTA.- Un terremoto de magnitud 6,1 sacudió hoy el archipiélago de las islas Mentawai, en la costa oeste de la isla indonesia de Sumatra, sin que las autoridades informaran inicialmente de víctimas ni emitieran una alerta por tsunami. El Servicio Geológico de Estados Unidos, que registra la....

02 Februari 2019 - Gempa Bumi Kuat di Guatemala pada 02 Februari 2019 jam 12.14 pagi

Sat, 02 Feb 2019 04:30:00 +0100met-my (en)

JMM/POCGN(O)/BK-23A Ruj. Kami: JMM.APL15/756/22/07 Jld.14(83) SIARAN MEDIA Gempa Bumi Kuat di Guatemala Gempa bumi kuat bermagnitud 6.4 pada skala Richter telah berlaku di Guatemala pada pukul 12:14 pagi, 2 Februari 2019. Pusat gempa bumi tersebut terletak 15.0° Utara dan 92.0° Barat dengan kedalaman 134 km.

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