Daily Archives: July 26, 2011

Bad weather blamed for crash in Morocco killing 78

July 26, 2011 – Morocco – A plane crash in southern Morocco killed 78 people Tuesday, the state news agency reported. The Moroccan C-130 military plane crashed in the southern part of the country, state-run Agence Maghreb Arabe Presse reported. … Continue reading

Posted in Earth Changes, Earth Watch, Extreme Weather Event | Leave a comment

5.9 earthquake strikes the Gulf of California- the latest in a string rattling the globe

  July 26, 2011 – CALIFORNIA – An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.9 struck Tuesday in the Gulf of California, off the coast of the Baja California Peninsula in northwestern Mexico, officials said. The earthquake’s epicenter was 100 … Continue reading

Posted in Earth Changes, Earth Watch, High-risk potential hazard zone, Planetary Tremor Event, Seismic tremors | 12 Comments

Scientists study giant lightning columns in Earth’s upper atmosphere

July 26, 2011 –DURHAM, NC –  In 2001, scientists discovered gigantic jets of lightning arcing up from clouds in the lowest portion of the atmosphere, the troposphere, to the ionosphere. These rarities apparently are caused by the profound difference in … Continue reading

Posted in Earth Changes, Earth Watch, Extreme Weather Event, Solar Event, Space Watch | 4 Comments

Earthquake swarm continues on the Canary Islands

July 26, 2011 – CANARY ISLANDS – The Canary Islands Government has said it is monitoring an earthquake swarm on the small island of El Hierro where in excess of 620 tremors of low magnitude have been recorded in the … Continue reading

Posted in Earth Changes, Earth Watch, Potential Earthchange hotspot, Seismic tremors, Volcano Watch | 9 Comments

Hendra virus rapidly mutating? first case emerges of transmission to dog

July 26, 2011 – AUSTRALIA – The male kelpie tested positive to the virus on Monday. It has been taken from its owners and they’ll be asked for permission to put it down, as required under national Hendra guidelines, Bio-security … Continue reading

Posted in Environmental Threat, Pestilence Watch | 6 Comments

Nine killed, thousands flee as storm pummels the Philippines

July 26, 2011 – PHILIPPINES –  At least nine people were killed Tuesday when a tropical storm triggered landslides and huge floods in the eastern Philippines, officials said. Seven fatalities were from Albay province, 360 kilometers south-east of Manila, which … Continue reading

Posted in Earth Changes, Earth Watch, Extreme Weather Event | 5 Comments