Posts Tagged ‘quakes’

Yellowstone: 200 quakes in just 10 days after warning that magma is causing strain on the surface

     A new swarm of earthquakes has cropped up at the Yellowstone supervolcano, with more than 200 small temblors detected in the last 10 days alone. According to experts with the US Geological Survey, the latest swarm began on February 8 in a region roughly eight miles northeast of West Yellowstone, Montana – and, it’s […]

Several quakes jolts Iran in half a day

December 26, The Iran Project – Iran is one of the most seismically active countries in the world, being crossed by several major fault lines that cover at least 90% of the country. As a result, earthquakes in Iran occur often and are destructive. In half a day, three light quakes has been felt in […]

Quakes keep rattling southeast Iran

Tasnim – One day after a 6-magnitude earthquake destroyed some rural structures in Iran’s southeastern province of Kerman, a number of subsequent tremors have been shaking the region, the biggest of which occurred on Saturday morning. The biggest earthquake of Saturday, measuring 5.1 on the Richter scale, occurred at 10:47 UTC at a depth of […]

Twin quakes, about 5.4 magnitude, hit off S. Korea’s southeastern coast

The quakes were felt in the South Korean capital, Seoul, some 270km from Pohang, Yonhap said, citing the Korea Meteorological Administration. The residents of Pohang were told to evacuate and reports emerged about buildings shaking following the tremors. A third aftershock with a 3.6 magnitude was recorded later, the weather agency said. The initial quake […]

New research finds mega-quakes can cause Earth’s crust to rip open and snap shut

     Like a crocodile’s jaw opening and snapping shut, Earth’s crust can rip apart and then violently close back up during an earthquake, a new study finds.The discovery refutes previous claims that this kind of phenomenon was impossible, and the new research could potentially require that current seismic maps be redrawn. The study focused on […]

Zhupanovsky volcano in Russia’s Kamchatka Peninsula spews ash 8 km high

     An “orange” code of warning for the aviation has been issued, and travel companies have been asked not to organize tours to the areas close to the Zhupanovsky volcano The Zhupanovsky volcano in Russia’s Far Eastern Kamchatka Peninsula on Tuesday released ash to the height of 8 kilometers above the sea level after almost […]

Canadian ownership of tablets soars

(AP)—Canada’s largest telecommunications company, BCE Inc., resubmitted a bid to the country’s broadcast regulator to buy Astral Media Inc. for $3.38 billion, the companies said Monday. Source Article from Hits: 0

Atlantic Quakes Could Trigger Mega-Tsunami

By Captain Eric H. May   Dangerous developments in the bizarre Canary Islands earthquake swarm, which began in July, have the government of the small East Atlantic nation worried — but the threat reaches far beyond, across the ocean to the U.S. East Coast. Eleven years ago the BBC introduced the Canaries mega-tsunami theory to […]

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