Agitated Earth: hundreds of homes flattened by earthquake in China, mountainside collapses in the Philippines, killing 5

March 3, 2013PHILIPPINESFive workers were killed and nine others trapped in a landslide at a construction site in the eastern Philippines, police said Saturday, dpa reported. The victims were building anti-erosion railings on the side of a highland road in Kananga town in Leyte province, 540 kilometres south-east of Manila, when the mountain collapsed on them, said police Senior Inspector Antonio Angcay. Steam pipes also exploded when hit by the landslide, which occurred after days of heavy rains, he said. The five bodies were recovered immediately after the accident Friday, but efforts to rescue the nine trapped workers were hampered by heavy rain, Angcay said. –Trend
Quake smashes homes in China: Chinese officials say a shallow, 5.5 magnitude earthquake has hit southwest China, causing hundreds of homes to collapse and injuring about 20 people. China’s official Xinhua news agency says the quake struck a rural area in the southwestern province of Yunnan Sunday afternoon, destroying 700 homes and damaging a further 2,500 houses. There were no reports of fatalities, though three of the injured are in serious condition. Xinhua said the quake struck just nine kilometers beneath the surface. The provincial earthquake bureau has sent a team to the quake area. -VOA
Iran still reeling from aftershocks: The 6.4-magnitude earthquake, which rocked the city of Varzaghan in East Azarbaijan Province northwest of Iran on August 11, has had 4162 aftershocks, the Fars News Agency reported. The latest aftershock occurred on Saturday measuring 3.8 on the Richter scale. According to the report, Varzaghan has jolted 14 times in the past 24 hours. The main earthquake imposed some 11 trillion rials (about $900 million) loss on industry, agriculture, and service sectors. According to latest reports, 306 people were dead and over 3,000 injured. Iranian government has allocated $49 million for rebuilding and re-constructing the living houses of the quake-affected victims in the province, country’s Interior minister Mostafa Mohammad Najjar said. –Trend
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8 Responses to Agitated Earth: hundreds of homes flattened by earthquake in China, mountainside collapses in the Philippines, killing 5

  1. Chynna says:

    Has anyone noticed the large shallow earthquake that happened on Friday near yellowstone?! :O

  2. She speaks! ………

    • Interesting. The second such report off the coast of California in less than 2 years.

      • Dennis E. says:

        Could it be Hydrogen Sulfide? ( H2S)
        I have read an article of an supposed theory that now, oceans, lakes,seas are now pumping
        deadly hydrogen Sulfide and suffocating methane and one of the charactertics of Hydrogen Sulfide is its foul smell.

        mass extinctions: According to Wikipedia, Hydrogen Sulfide in the Atmosphere could have
        caused the Permian-Triassic extinction event over 200 million years ago. it could also cause the depletion of the ozone layer. The toxicity can be compared to that of Hydrogen Cyanide.
        It seems, in my limited knowledge of this is that Hydrogen Sulfide combined with methane
        is creating a deadly combination based on what I have read.

        Hydrogen Sulfide and be found near volcanoes, well water and natural gas.

        The writer provided several possible examples that a driver could be rendered unconscious passing through and area of gas concentration(Hydrogen and methane) and have a serious accident or unexplained house explosions and people being found dead in their homes for no apparent reason.
        There have been reports of this foul smell in Florida off the coast.

        Could it be responsible for the fish kills we are reading about?
        I am just trying to peel the layers back and to see what is really going on.

        Interesting, isn’t it?

        Have a nice day

    • Irene C says:

      Wow. I remember when we were reading about the last foul odor they had. Still makes me wonder how much volcanic activity might be going on in that area. Just thinking about the movie “Volcano”.

  3. Suzan says:

    Hi Alvin,

    Thank you for posting these news reports. I don’t understand why mainstream news hasn’t reported any of these tragedies. Do you think its because of the countries involved or the politics? I look daily to your site for global news.

    • N
      Good night, and good luck on getting the truth from the news

      I honestly think Earth news gets drowned out by other more sensationalistic news items. The main stream media has a tendency to squeeze the areas of the body, most likely to generate a scream.

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