Whats shakin? Smartphones could help detect earthquakes
Smartphones could be used as early warning systems for large earthquakes, according to a new study. The GPS sensors already built into smartphones would detect the quakes and give several seconds of warning for people living in areas yet to be hit.
Stronger than yesterday: severe South Island earthquake felt in Wellington
A severe earthquake was felt throughout Wellington at 3.36 this afternoon, stronger than the quake that was recorded yesterday. Geonet reports that todays quake was 6.2 and was centred 35km southwest of St Arnaud at a depth of 52km. Two weaker quakes .
King George Sends Sympathy To Earthquake Sufferers
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Condolences And an Offer Of Support To Province
Saying that the people of China and Taiwan are as closely linked as flesh and blood, President Jiang Zemin of China offered condolences and aid to Taiwans earthquake victims today in a statement issued by the Foreign Ministry. The catastrophe and agony of our Taiwan compatriots affect the hearts of all Chinese, Mr. Jiang was quoted as saying.. Pres Jiang Zemin of China offers condolences and aid to Taiwans earthquake victims in statement issued by Foreign Ministry (M)
Jharkhand Earthquake latest update: No immediate reports.
An earthquake today rocked Jharkhand, causing panic among the people, but there were no immediate reports of any loss of life or damage to property.
QUEER QUAKE FELT IN WESTCHESTER; New Rochelle, Larchmont and White Plains Report Vibration and Noise. SEISMOGRAPHS IN ACTION Scientists at Fordham and History Museum Disagree on Location of the Tremor.
Many residents of Westchester County told yesterday of being shaken at 11:45 P.M. Tuesday by vibrations which might have been those of an explosion or an earthquake. The tremor was reported in New Rochelle, Lachmont and White Plains.. New Rochelle, Larchmont and White Plains report vibrations which might have been due to quake or explosion
President Plans a Tour Of the Earthquake Site
The White House announced today that President Clinton planned to travel to Los Angeles on Wednesday and view the earthquake damage sustained by the city. The President plans to tour the area, meet with state and local officials and visit an emergency aid site to speak with victims, officials said.
In City of Motorcycle-Cop Mystique, an Officer, and Quake Victim, Is Laid to Rest
In Los Angeles, there are cops -- and then, as every television fan knows, there are motorcycle cops. It all has something to do with the unofficial symbol of the City of Angels: the highway, the tie that binds here, the catalyst of life.
Oklahoma Recognizes Role of Drilling in Earthquakes
Abandoning years of official skepticism, Oklahomas government on Tuesday embraced a scientific consensus that earthquakes rocking the state are largely caused by the underground disposal of billions of barrels of wastewater from oil and gas wells. The.
No reports of damage after 6.1-magnitude quake off Haida Gwaii
However, todays earthquake was in a remote 300 kilometres from Prince Rupert and Kitimat, where the earthquake was felt. ���What they felt was fairly minor shaking,��� Cassidy said. ���There were no damage reports and we wouldnt expect any because of the .
In Indian Rubble, Death Is Defied, if Not Denied
The army surgeon had just finished stitching a 5-year-old girls scalp back on her head in a makeshift open-air military hospital for earthquake victims today when two doctors from New Delhi, who had volunteered to help, rushed up to him. We need an amputation set, Rajesh Malhotra, an orthopedic surgeon, said urgently. Please help us. A grandmother had been trapped for 52 hours under a heavy beam that had fallen on her thighs when her home collapsed in Fridays earthquake. She was dying, the doctor said, and the only way to extricate her was to cut off her legs.. Rescue efforts continue in Bhuj near epicenter of devastating earthquake that struck Indias western state of Gujarat; underequipped and understaffed doctors and soldiers try desperately to rescue as many victims as possible; most of those buried under rubble are presumed dead; maps; photo (M)
Demons Replace Dolls and Bicycles In World of Children of the Quake
Justine Vargass eyes narrowed under her long bangs as she summoned up memories of the earthquake. Everything tumbled out of the refrigerator, the 6-year-old girl recalled, and we had tomato sauce and it broke on the floor. The cockatoos cage was sent crashing to the floor, and the next day the bird died.
Japanese Coastal Town Still Struggling to Rebuild From 2011 Tsunami
Those who want to stay in small northern communities worry they could face more waiting as memories fade and focus turns to the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo.. Japan is rebuilding from 2011 tsunami that swept away nearly the entire fishing community of Otsuchi, where 1,284 people died, including the mayor and many town hall employees, firefighters and police officers; in all, 18,490 people were left dead or missing and almost 250,000 people lost their homes.
Quake causes Spark mobile outages
A strong earthquake centered just off Kaikoura has caused problems with the Spark mobile network today. The magnitude 6.4 quake centered 40km north west of Kaikoura, left those in the area shaken up this afternoon. Spark spokeswoman Michelle .
Nepal Earthquake: 7.9-Magnitude Tremor Hits Kathmandu
In each of the operations acknowledged today, the U.S. quite literally didnt know who it was killing, ACLU Deputy Legal Director Jameel Jaffer said. The use of covert drone strikes has long been criticized by the countries where they are deployed.
Man-made earthquakes increasing in US, wastewater to.
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Earthquake rocks North India, Nepal; 7.5 magnitude tremor.
���Earthquake of magnitude 7.5 occurred today at 11.41 AM between latitude 28.1 North and Longitude 84.6 East. The epicentre was located in Nepal,��� an IMD statement said. Twitterati seemed to be panic about the tremors.
6.8 quake off Taiwan coast prompts tsunami alert in.
Japans Miyakojima and Yaeyama areas have been placed on high alert with tsunami advisories being issued following a shallow 6.8-magnitude underwater earthquake off Taiwans coast. Warnings were lifted after no��.
No Damage as 6.4-Magnitude Quake Hits Near Taiwan Coast
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2.8 earthquake felt on Eastside, centered north of Marymoor.
UPDATED, 11:20 a.m. | The Pacific Northwest Seismic Network now reports that the earthquake was a 2.8 magnitude quake. ORIGINAL POST | A mild earthquake shook the Eastside this morning about 9:37. With a 2.7��.
Early morning earthquake rattles BC, no tsunami warnings
The preliminary earthquake was detected at 6:56 a.m. PT, an estimated 281 km south of Prince Rupert, B.C., and 643 km northwest of Victoria, with a depth of 10 km. No tsunami warning were issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. There are no .
6.3 earthquake strikes New Zealand ��� RT News - RT.com
A strong magnitude 6.3 earthquake has hit 40 kilometers off the New Zealand town of Kaikoura, GeoNet reported. Witnesses described feeling tremors all across central regions of the country.
Huge earthquake hit Pacific Northwest 315 years ago today.
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Small earthquake felt in west Los Angeles
LOS ANGELES -- A small earthquake struck the Baldwin Hills section of Los Angeles on Sunday night, jangling nerves but causing no apparent damage. The quake was measured at 3.5 on the Richter Scale and was centered southwest of View Park and .
Health Concerns Mounting As Tents Rise After Quake
Hundreds of green canvas tents went up today in parks around the city as thousands of earthquake refugees began a new routine, cooking breakfast on campfires, combing their hair in their car mirrors and heading off in search of housing. With rain forecast for Sunday, Henry G. Cisneros, the Housing Secretary, announced on Friday that six tent cities would be opened in North Hollywood and the San Fernando Valley, where the earthquake was centered, despite a debate over whether they would become a long-term problem for the city.
Today Is The Anniversary Of The 1906 San Francisco.
Today Is The Anniversary Of The 1906 San Francisco Earthquake ��� Here Are Related Resources. April 18, 2015 by Larry Ferlazzo | 0 comments �� Image from page 191 of A history of the earthquake and fire in San Francisco. �� 1906 Internet��.
Quake Could Be Costliest U.S. Disaster
Government agencies and the insurance industry are still tallying the cost of devastation from the earthquake here a week ago Monday, but Federal and state officials agree that it may be the most expensive natural disaster in American history. James Lee Witt, the head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, said today that the cost of replacing the buildings that had been destroyed here and repairing the damage to structures, highways and water and power systems might exceed the record of $30 billion, caused when Hurricane Andrew struck South Florida and southern Louisiana in 1992.
Earthquake at the Door
An earthquake also rocked the Abruzzo region of Italy in 1915. The tragedy tormented the writer Ignazio Silone for the rest of his life.
3.6 magnitude Oklahoma earthquake recorded today
A 3.6 magnitude quake was among two earthquakes recorded in Oklahoma today by the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor recorded 1:20 a.m. about 14 miles south-southeast of Medford. It was original reported as a 4.0 magnitude. The other Oklahoma .
6.1 magnitude earthquake hits BCs north coast
QUEEN CHARLOTTE CITY - Billy Yovanovich was about to rise from bed when his house started trembling from a powerful earthquake on British Columbias north coast. I was just waking up and my dog, actually, I think heard it coming, and she started .
NEW HAMPSHIRE SHAKEN.; Slight Earth Tremors in Tilford and Wilton Towns.
. Slight tremors in Tilford and Wilton towns
Los Angeles Is Soldiering On, Even Though Picking Up Does Little Good
After calming the children and sweeping up the broken dishes, after inspecting the cracked walls and the damaged chimney and the broken furnace, after cooking on a camp stove, washing with bottled water and sleeping in the hallway, Craig Rehder answered the telephone, which was finally working, to hear his sister-in-law in Chicago. So, she asked a day after the earthquake on Monday, whats your excuse for not leaving Southern California now?
All Tuscany Is Shaken by Violent Tremor As Mt. Vesuvius Erupts From New Crater
ROME, Jan. 8 (AP). -- A violent earthquake which shook Tuscany for 12 seconds, causing casualties and property damage, and a renewal of portentous activity in Mount Vesuvius marked a reawakening of Italys seismic and volcanic forces today.. All Tuscany shaken; lava flows from new crater
Fracking linked to rise in Texas quakes as new connection.
Another slam-dunk for the anti-fracking lobby, as new evidence draws a more direct link between hydraulic fracturing and earthquakes in North Texas. The study is the first time researchers were able to���
Earthquakes shake North Idaho
But earthquakes near Sandpoint are not unheard of. A magnitude-5 quake shook the town in 1942. Idaho experienced two of the most destructive quakes in the lower 48 states in the 20th century. According to previous news reports, those were the 1959 .
Help Pours In From Around the World
Many nations and international groups rallied to Turkey with aid and sympathy today after a powerful earthquake. Bordering countries, NATO allies and Turkeys traditional rival, Greece, dispatched or pledged rescue teams, medical aid and money.. Many nations and international groups offer Turkey aid and sympathy in wake of powerful earthquake; bordering nations, NATO allies and Turkeys traditional rival, Greece, send or pledge rescue teams, medical aid and money; United Nations Sec Gen Kofi Annan pledges aid (S)
6.4 earthquake strikes near Kaikoura | Otago Daily Times.
[image]A 6.4 earthquake has struck near Kaikoura in the South Island.. Create an account Why register? Todays Weather, Dunedin. Partly cloudy, 20, 13. High, Low. Forecast. (change). Dannevirke, Reefton, Christchurch��.
Oklahomans now feel more earthquakes than California.
Oklahomans now feel more earthquakes than California. By Jason Weisberger at 10:05 am. .last year, the state had three times as many earthquakes as in the entire seismically active state of California.(via NPR). Discuss��.
Earthquake Reported in Japan.
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Bangladesh earthquake update: 40 workers injured in a.
Dhaka, Apr 25: An earthquake today sparked panic across Bangladesh with some 40 workers reported injured in a stampede while trying to escape from their factories. The quake was recorded with a magnitude of 7.5 on the��.
London and Home Counties at risk of major earthquake as.
BRITAIN is at risk from an earthquake strong enough to potentially topple buildings, warn experts who discovered new super deep fault lines running under the Home Counties.. Find us on Facebook �� Follow us on Twitter �� Check us on Google+ �� Subscribe to our rss feed. TODAYS PAPER. todays-paper. Saturday, 25th April 2015. See todays front and back pages, download the newspaper, order back issues and use the historic Daily Express newspaper archive.
Small tsunami generated in Pacific after quake
SYDNEY (AP) ��� A powerful earthquake rattled the South Pacific nation of Papua New Guinea on Monday, generating a small tsunami and frightening locals near the epicenter, but prompting no reports of damage or injuries. A tsunami of half a meter (1.5.
Oklahoma records 3.7 magnitude earthquake today; 4.1 quake Sunday
Earlier today, a 3.7 magnitude temblor recorded 7:08 a.m. about 6 miles west of Medford. During the past seven days, the USGS recorded 28 earthquakes in Oklahoma. During the past 30 days, Oklahoma recorded 238 quakes of at least 2.5 magnitude.
1 killed in Taiwan by fire sparked by quake
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) ��� A strong undersea earthquake that struck between Taiwan and southern Japan on Monday sparked a house fire that killed a man outside of Taiwans capital, authorities said. The quake triggered an advisory for a tsunami of up to 1 .
Earthquake early warning begins testing in Pacific Northwest
The next time a significant earthquake hits in Washington or Oregon, a handful of computers in offices around the region will emit a blaring siren, then a robotic voice will pronounce: ���Earthquake. Earthquake. Shaking to begin in��� 15 seconds.��� The software, implemented by the University of Washington-based Pacific Northwest Seismic Network based on a California tool, is the regions first warning system for incoming earthquakes... Search UW Today. Search for:��.
Earthquake and Hope
The Sichuan earthquake may be remembered as a milestone in the peaceful evolution of China toward capitalism and democracy.
VIOLENT QUAKE HITS NORTHERN CALIFORNIA; HUNDREDS DEAD; DISASTER SCOPE UNCLEAR; HIGHWAY AND BAY BRIDGES DECK COLLAPSE
LEAD: A devastating earthquake rocked the San Francisco Bay area at rush hour last night, killing at least 200 people, collapsing a mile-long span of an Interstate highway and wrecking part the Bay Bridge to Oakland.
7.9-magnitude earthquake strikes Nepal, damage. - RT.com
A 7.9-magnitude earthquake has struck Nepal and India, killing at least four people. The most severe. lay further up the road. About 50 people are now being trapped inside the collapsed tower, Nepal media reported. image��.
SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA IS GENTLY SHAKEN; Clocks Are Stopped at Many Points, but Little Damage Is Done.
. Coast area from Santa Barbara to Los Angeles shaken
The Big One could trigger series of large earthquakes, study finds
The concept of more than one Big One in a lifetime might feel outlandish to Californians today. But it wasnt so long ago when this state had more powerful earthquakes more frequently. The San Andreas fault, for example, suffered two major ruptures in.
In Los Angeles, a Day for Thanks and Helping Neighbors
On the street where last Mondays calamitous earthquake took its greatest toll, the congregants of the Northridge United Methodist Church gathered today to pray for friends and neighbors who lost their lives, their loved ones, their homes, their treasured possessions and their peace of mind. How much we need to be here today, to lean on each other, to walk together, the Rev. David L. Richardson told the assembled men, women and children, who greeted each other with special fervor and sang hymns like Standing on the Promise of God as if they had never before paid attention to the words.
7.9 magnitude earthquake hits Nepal
Mohammad Shahab, a resident from Lahore, Pakistan, said he was sitting in his office when the earthquake rocked the city near the border with India. He said the tremors continued for a while but now the situation was normal. The sustained quake also.