The United States Geological Survey (USGS) reports a magnitude 5.1 earthquake strikes near Borrego Springs, Southern California. The Los Angeles County Fire Department and Riverside County Sheriff's Department say they have received no reports of serious damage.
Main shock: 41 dead, 2,021 injured. Total :50 dead, 3,129 injured. The 2016 Kumamoto earthquakes ( Japanese: 平成28年熊本地震, Hepburn: Heisei 28-nen Kumamoto jishin) were a series of earthquakes, including a magnitude 7.0 main shock which struck at 01:25 JST on April 16, 2016 (16:25 UTC on April 15) beneath Kumamoto City of Kumamoto Prefecture in Kyushu Region, Japan, at a depth of about 10 kilometres (6.2 mi), and a foreshock earthquake with a magnitude 6.2 at 21:26 JST (12:26 UTC ...
The United States Geological Survey estimates that, since 1900, there have been an average of 18 major earthquakes (magnitude 7.0–7.9) and one great earthquake (magnitude 8.0 or greater) per year, and that this average has been relatively stable.
The Ring of Fire (also known as the Rim of Fire or the Circum-Pacific belt) is a major area in the basin of the Pacific Ocean where many earthquakes and volcanic eruptions occur. In a large 40,000 km (25,000 mi) horseshoe shape, it is associated with a nearly continuous series of oceanic trenches , volcanic arcs , and volcanic belts and plate ...
Earth is the third planet from the Sun and the only astronomical object known to harbor life.About 29% of Earth's surface is land consisting of continents and islands.The remaining 71% is covered with water, mostly by oceans but also lakes, rivers and other fresh water, which together constitute the hydrosphere.
10 April – Puttingal temple fire caused 107 deaths. May. 2016 Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly election- Jayalalithaa-led AIADMK won majority. 2016 Assam Legislative Assembly election – BJP won majority. 2016 West Bengal Legislative Assembly election – Mamata Banerjee-led TMC won majority.
This week's post comes from guest blogger Constance Potter, who is a reference archivist at the National Archives in Research Services, Archival Operations-Washington, DC. Connie is the lead expert on reference relating to the upcoming 1940 Census release on April 2, 2012. Today we focus on the places where you can find a person in an …
In the chart we show global deaths from natural disasters since 1900, but rather than reporting annual deaths, we show the annual average by decade. The data for this chart can be found in the table presented here. As we see, over the course of the 20th century there was a significant decline in global deaths from natural disasters.
Pe data de 16 aprilie 2016 la ora 18:58 ECT, un cutremur cu magnitudinea 7.8 grade și o intensitate de VIII (sever) grade pe scara Mercalli a avut loc în Ecuador.Acesta s-a produs la o distanță de 27 km de orașele Muisne și Pedernales și la 170 km de capitala Quito, unde a fost resimțit puternic.
Земљотрес у Тохоку 2011. године је потрес магнитуде 8,9 - 9,1 Рихтера који је погодио североисточни део острва Хоншу у Јапану у 14:46 jst (05:46 utc) у петак 11. марта 2011.