Daily Archives: July 19, 2011

6.1 magnitude earthquake shakes Kyrgyzstan

July 19, 2011 – BISHKEK – A 6.1 magnitude earthquake has struck the country of Kyrgyzstan at a depth of 17.9 km. The earthquake was centered 42 km (26 miles) SW of Farghona (Fergana), Uzbekistan and 60 km (37 miles) … Continue reading

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Repeat: Massive dust storm rolls over Arizona for the second time

July 19, 2011 – PHOENIX – Arizona experienced dust storms nearly 4,000 feet high on Monday evening at around 4:30 p.m. the dust storms rolled through Pinal and Maricopa counties and caused minor airplane delays. The storms are also suspected … Continue reading

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Shaken to pieces: Christchurch’s troubled trek through 7500 aftershocks

July 19, 2011 – CHRISTCHURCH, NZ  — It’s been 10 months since the first big earthquake struck New Zealand’s second-largest city. It’s been nearly five months since a far more devastating one killed 181 people and crippled the downtown. And it’s … Continue reading

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Heat-wave setting records throughout U.S. Midwest- 39 dead

July 19, 2011 – HORIZON CITY, Texas (AP) — The high temperatures gripping much of the Midwest are nearly certain to persist through the week, and forecasters say the extreme discomfort will soon spread to the East Coast. The misery … Continue reading

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Tropical storm Dora becomes 4th Pacific hurricane of the season

July 19, 2011 –GUATEMALA CITY – Tropical storm Dora, the fourth named storm of the Pacific hurricane season, strengthened off the coast of Central America on Monday, threatening heavy rains on the coffee and sugar growing region. The storm, with … Continue reading

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Size of Gulf of Mexico ‘dead-zone’ to triple in size

July 19, 2011 – LOUISIANA — Researchers measuring the “dead zone” in the Gulf of Mexico say it is currently about 3,300 square miles but some scientists say it could become much larger. The so-called “dead zone,” caused by nitrogen … Continue reading

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