Daily Archives: May 15, 2011

Fourth 6.0+ magnitude earthquake strikes the globe in 48 hours

  A  6.5 magnitude earthquake struck Papua New Guinea at a depth of 43km. A 6.0 magnitude earthquake also struck along the central Mid-Atlantic Ridge at the shallow depth of 10 km. This is the fourth 6.0+ magnitude earthquake to strike the globe … Continue reading

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Japan widens evacuation zone around crippled nuclear plant

May 15, 2011 – TOKYO  JAPAN on Sunday started the first evacuations of homes outside a government exclusion zone after the March 11 earthquake and tsunami crippled one of the country’s nuclear power plants. Some 4,000 residents of Iidate-mura village … Continue reading

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5.0 magnitude quakes shakes Sichuan region of China

May 15, 2011 – BEIJING – A 5.0-magnitude tremor hit the Chinese province of Sichuan on Sunday, the US Geological Survey said, three years after a giant quake left 87,000 dead or missing in the region. The tremor struck at 3:05 … Continue reading

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