Daily Archives: July 30, 2011

6.4 magnitude earthquake strikes off the east coast of Japan

July 30, 2011 – Tokyo (CNN) — A 6.4-magnitude earthquake struck Sunday morning off the east coast of Honshu, Japan, the U.S. Geological Survey said. The earthquake was centered 27 miles (43.5 kilometers) beneath the surface about 114 miles (184 … Continue reading

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Heavy snow strand 250 skiers in New Zealand lodge

July 30, 2011 – NEW ZEALAND – Heavy snow, and the threat of avalanches, left more than 250 skiers and snowboarders stranded in a ski lodge in New Zealand earlier this week, as that country struggles with one of the … Continue reading

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Sun unleashes M9.3 Class Solar Flare – July 30, 2011

Scale: Scientists classify solar flares according to their x-ray brightness in the wavelength range 1 to 8 Angstroms. There are 3 categories: X-class flares are big; they are major events that can trigger planet-wide radio blackouts and long-lasting radiation storms. … Continue reading

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Philippines hit with double typhoon threat- 50 dead

July 30, 2011 – MANILA – And it is not only Korea that is suffering from extreme weather. In the northeastern Philippines, typhoon Nock-ten has killed at least 35 people and left dozens more missing this week. Winds of up … Continue reading

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Cracks found in Mullaperiyar dam after tremor reported in Idukki district

July 30, 2011 – KOCHI, India – Three minor cracks were noticed on the top surface of the Mullaperiyar dam after the tremor in Idukki district on Tuesday. “The cracks are not serious and it is not clear whether they … Continue reading

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Canary Islands El Hierro seismic swarm breaches 700 events

July 30, 2011 – CANARY ISLANDS – Recently El Hierro volcano of the Canary Islands has been experiencing a seismic swarm beneath it, which as of yesterday reached to over 700 events. Most of these events have been at Magnitudes … Continue reading

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