Daily Archives: July 16, 2011

6.1 magnitude earthquake strikes upper Alaskan peninsula

July 16, 2011 – ALASKA – A 6.1 magnitude earthquake has struck the Aleutian trench region of the upper peninsula of Alaska at a depth of 48 km. The region is highly prone to earthquakes as it a subductive boundary … Continue reading

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5.6 magnitude earthquake rattles Lake Baikal in Russia

July 16, 2011 – RUSSIA – Today’s 5.6 magnitude earthquake in the world’s oldest and deepest lake highlights a history of past geological upheaval that may be inching closer to another event. There is a volcanic fault rift under the lake that … Continue reading

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Balkan heatwave deathtoll continues to mount: thousands urged to stay indoors

July 16, 2011 – BELGRADE– The heat on the Balkan region has caused 21 deaths so far. 11 deaths have occurred in Croatia and 10 in Serbia. In addition, hundreds of tourists sought medical attention over the weekend. According to local rescue … Continue reading

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Landslides in Nepal leaves 16 dead

July 16, 2011 – Kathmandu,  (PTI) Landslides triggered by torrential rain in Nepal”s remote western and central mountainous districts left 16 people dead and many trapped in the last two days. Thirteen people were killed in separate landslides in Purtimkada Village … Continue reading

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More dramatic climate extremes predicted in new scientific study

July 16, 2011 – LONDON — Researchers at the Universities of Oxford and Leeds have discovered that the El Niño Southern Oscillation (ENSO), the sloshing of the warmest waters on the planet from the West Pacific towards the East Pacific every … Continue reading

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6.0 magnitude earthquake strikes offshore of Valpraiso Chile

A 6.0 magnitude earthquake has struck off the coast of Valparaiso Chile. The quake struck at a depth of 22 km and there have been no initial reports of damage.

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