A magnitude 3.5 earthquake struck at 2:07 AM Saturday morning. Its epicenter was about five miles south of Paden, six miles southwest of Boley, eight miles east, southeast of Prague, and 54 miles east of Oklahoma City. A magnitude 3.5 Earthquake struck outside of Shawnee, Oklahoma Saturday morning at more »
Researchers have determined 14,000+ United States deaths are the result of radioactive fallout from Japan’s Fukushima nuclear reactors. the highest detected levels of Iodine-131 were in Boise, ID (390), Kansas City (200), Salt Lake City (190), Jacksonville, FL (150), Olympia, WA (125) and Boston, MA (92) – with 2 being the normal level.
A thick white blanket of foam blew in off the Irish Sea has settled on the seaside town of Cleveleys near Blackpool on Wednesday. The Environment Agency dispatched personnel to collect evidence as foam blew in from teh sea and covered cars, streets and houses with some foam drifts more »
A deep 4.2 earthquake in Marlborough this morning was felt in Picton and Wellington, according to GNS Science. The quake struck at 8.31am, and was centered 30km west of Picton, near the Rai Valley, at a depth of 100km. GNS Science received reports the quake was felt in Havelock, Maraetai more »
During most weddings, it is tradition for the officiating person to ask if anyone opposes the wedding to speak now or forever hold their peace. Incredibly, when this pastor asked that same question during a wedding in Arizona, a tornado siren blares a metaphorical answer.
Four people died after a flood of volcanic material from Mount Gamalama in Ternate, North Maluku. Andi Arief of the Presidential special staff said Wednesday that the cold lava floods had destroyed several houses, killed four people and hospitalized more than a dozen with injuries in the Tubo and Tofure more »
The Sea Shepherd Conservation Society reported one of their boats, the Brigitte Bardot, was damaged when it was struck by a 20 foot rogue wave as it chased the Japanese factory ship Nisshin Maru in rough waters 1,500 miles southwest of Australia. The Brigitte Bardot’s hull was split during the more »
Tropical Cyclone Thane is predicted to hit southeastern India early Friday bringing damaging winds, flooding rain and storm tides. It is likely to come ashore on the Tamil Nadu coast south of Chennai. A storm tide about 5 feet above normal is expected. Storm warnings which were issued by India more »
According to satellite images and the Alaska Volcano Observatory, a 15,000 foot ash cloud erupted from Alaska’s Cleveland volcano. The volcano, located in the Aleutian Islands about 45 miles west of the community of Nikolski, has been upgraded and downgraded several times over the last few months, flaring up in more »
Earthquake tremors continue to shake Saurashtra and Kutch regions during cold-wave like conditions in India. According to the Institute of Seismological Research, thirteen tremors have been recorded in the past three days. Since December 1, 2011 the region has experienced 160 tremors, most of them in the Saurashtra and more »
A recent study from the University of Miami shows a predictable relationship between large hurricanes and earthquakes near vertical fault lines in mountainous regions.
Western Nebraska was hit by hurricane force winds causing accidents and road closures today. Winds topped up to 75 miles per hour near Harrisburg and 71 miles per hour in Sidney. The Nebraska State Patrol says multiple accidents occurred during a 30-minute time frame on Nebraska Highway 71. The more »
200,000 household spent the night without electricity after a powerful storm swept through the southern and western areas of Finland on Monday. In Karelia another 30,000 households are without power while in Savo 40,000 household lost electricity. Energy companies are busy clearing fallen trees and cleaning up the more »
At least 10 million dollars in damage occurred when hailstones the size of tennis balls, flash flooding and tornadoes hit Melbourne Christmas day.