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Groundwater start coming out in Olpad, India

The situation continues to deteriorate in Olpad town where water has been overflowing from wells and borewells for the last few days. Now the water is flowing out of houses situated on the ground floor after seeping through cracks in the floor. This has been happening

June 26, 2011

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Hundred meters wide sinkhole appears at Inskip Peninsula, Australia

A 100m-wide section of beach was swallowed by a sinkhole on June 25, 2011 at Inskip Point, north of Tin Can Bay. The hole opened up on the popular stretch of beach about 10.30am and by mid-afternoon it looked like a giant bite had been taken out of the coastline.Campers

June 26, 2011

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Magnitude 5.1 earthquake hits Iran

Magnitude  5.1 earthquake hits region of Eastern Iran at  19:47:01UTC at depth of 40 km, 47 km SouthEast from Kerman, 95 km East from Bardsir.  More information at: Institute of Geophysics, University of Tehran Tehran, Iran International

June 26, 2011

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6.4 magnitude earthquake strikes northern coast of Papua, Indonesia

A strong 6.4-magnitude earthquake struck near the coast of Indonesia’s Papua province on Sunday, June 23, 2011. The quake struck at a depth of 36 kilometers, 161 kilometers from Enarotali, at 9:16 p.m., the US Geological Survey said.There was no warning or...

June 26, 2011

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Deep seafloor could help scientists predict earthquakes

Seismic monitoring and centuries of experience have given humankind a pretty good idea of what areas are prone to the devastation of earthquakes and tsunamis. But to truly prepare for huge temblors and accompanying tsunamis like the one that ravaged Japan in March, we

June 25, 2011

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Earthquake 6,3 hits Santa Cruz islands

A massive 6.3 earthquake struck near the Santa Cruz Islands in the Pacific just hours after a massive 7.2 earthquake struck near the Aleutian Islands near Alaska. The 6.3 magnitude quake struck at a depth of 62 km along the tectonic plate boundary. Just 3 days ago

June 24, 2011

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7.2 magnitude earthquake strikes Fox Islands near Alaska

A magnitude 7.4 (later downgraded to a 7.2) earthquake in the northern Pacific Ocean has triggered a tsunami warning along Alaska’s Aleutian Islands. A tsunami alert was immediately issued for California and the rest of the West Coast and was later canceled when

June 24, 2011

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The strength of the underlying rocks gave deadly Sumatra Tsunami its extra power

A thick plateau of strong rock along the seabed may have allowed the massive, magnitude 9.1 Sumatra earthquake to reach far closer to the Earth's surface, giving the deadly tsunami it triggered even greater power, according to new research.The earthquake occurred

June 23, 2011

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6.7 earthquake rumbles along northeast coast of Japan

A 6.7-magnitude earthquake rumbled off the northeastern coast of Honshu, Japan early Thursday morning, local time.The epicenter of the quake was close to where the devastating 9.0-magnitude earthquake struck on March 11, 2011. The center of the magnitude 6.7

June 23, 2011

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6.7 magnitude earthquake strikes off the coast of Japan- tsunami warnings issued

Japan has issued a tsunami alert after a magnitude 6.7 earthquake struck in the northeast of the country, rattling the areas hardest hit by the March 11 quake and tsunami disasters. The meteorological agency said on Thursday the latest jolt hit at 6.51am (7.51am AEST)

June 22, 2011

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Is Thera Volcano on Santorini island waking up?

Seismologists and volcanologists are monitoring very carefully the seismic sequence that occured last week in Santorini. While reassuring the scientific community and the Institute of Geodynamics, National Observatory of Athens, decided to settle on Monday, another

June 22, 2011

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Strong 6,1 earthquake hit Santa Cruz Islands

 Strong earthquake magnitude 6,1 hit 93km South-SouthWest from Santa Cruz Islands, Solomon Islands at depth of 13,5km on June 21 O1:04:15.(USGS) The Santa Cruz Islands are a group of islands in the Pacific Ocean, part of  Temotu Province of the

June 21, 2011

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New eruptions of NaBro volcano canceled flights in East Africa

Volcanic activity has increased at the Nabro volcano in Eritrea, just four days after the stratovolcano sent an ash plume more than 15km into the air. The ash drifted west northwest over Sudan Wednesday evening threatening to bring further disruption to air traffic in

June 16, 2011

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6.6 magnitude earthquake strikes Papua New Guinea

A 6.6 magnitude earthquake was reported in the New Britain region of Papua New Guinea. There have been no reports of tsunami warnings being issued. Strong shaking was felt in Rabaul, a New Britain town about 250 miles (400 kilometers) away from the epicenter.

June 16, 2011

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82 acres of earth is slipping downhill at Keene Valley

On May 6, the iris garden alongside Jim and Charity Marlatts’ house on a mountain two hours north of Albany was cleaved by a small crack only two inches wide. It was the start of a natural catastrophe, one that is still unfolding at an excruciatingly slow

June 13, 2011

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Christchurch liquefaction videos

Soil liquefaction describes a phenomenon whereby a saturated soil substantially loses strength and stiffness in response to an applied stress, usually earthquake shaking or other sudden change in stress condition, causing it to behave like a liquid.In

June 13, 2011

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6,7 earthquake hit at Molucca Sea

A magnitude 6.7 earthquake has occurred in MOLUCCA SEA at depth 87km 13/06/2011 at 14:31:24

June 13, 2011