Daily Archives: April 8, 2011

Japan, Chile, Haiti: The Age of the Mega-earthquake has arrived

April 8, 2011 – TOKYO – The devastating 2004 Indonesian tsunami, with its death toll of as many as 250,000 people, was caused by the first magnitude-9.0 earthquake since 1967. A succession of smaller but still destructive tremors in Haiti, … Continue reading

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Freak dust storm in Germany creates 80 car pile-up and leaves 10 dead

April 8, 2011 – BERLIN – More than 80 vehicles collided in a pileup on Highway 19 in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. Ten people were killed and nearly a hundred were injured. The cause of the accident was apparently a cloud of sand … Continue reading

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Strange asteroid hitches a ride in orbital path around the Sun

April 8, 2011 – LONDON – Earth has found a new companion that has joined its orbit around the sun, scientists have revealed. It may not have the most romantic of names, but Asteroid 2010 SO16 could pursue Earth for … Continue reading

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Drilling stops, quakes continue- 4.2 quake rattles Arkansas

April 8, 2011 – GREENBRIER, Ark. – A magnitude 4.2 earthquake has been recorded in north-central Arkansas — the largest quake in the region since two natural gas companies agreed to close nearby injection wells last month. The U.S. Geological … Continue reading

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Fireball lights up Tennessee skies

April 8, 2011 – TENNESSEE – At approximately 08:21:57 p.m. CDT on April 6, 2011, NASA all-sky meteor cameras located at the University of Tennessee Space Institute, in conjunction with the Hands-On Science Center in Tullahoma, Tennessee, and at the … Continue reading

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Sakurajima volcano spews blast of lava in latest eruption

April 8, 2011 – JAPAN – Lightning and other atmospheric phenomena have been seen around Sakurajima volcano during its eruptions. Japan’s Sakurajima volcano produced colorful fountains of lava and spewed ash into the skies of southern Japan near the city … Continue reading

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First case of sexual transmission of insect-borne virus?

April 8, 2011– DENVER – Brian Foy, a U.S. vector biologist from Colorado State University and a Ph.D. student Kevin Kobylinski had been in Senegal conducting research on Malaria. (About one million people die from malaria each year). During the … Continue reading

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