Daily Archives: September 13, 2011

Newly discovered comet dives into the Sun on ill-fated maiden voyage through the solar system

September 13, 2011 – SUNDIVING COMET: A comet is diving into the sun today. Just discovered by comet hunters Michal Kusiak of Poland and Sergei Schmalz of Germany, the icy visitor from the outer solar system is expected to brighten … Continue reading

Posted in Earth Watch, Solar Event, Space Watch | 7 Comments

Tropical Storm Maria to follow her big sister Katia and turn away from U.S. coast

September 13, 2011 – MIAMI – Tropical Storm Maria advanced northward over Atlantic waters, prompting Bermuda to issue a watch as the season’s 14th named storm draws closer, the National Hurricane Center said. Maria’s top winds are 50 miles (80 … Continue reading

Posted in Earth Changes, Earth Watch, Extreme Weather Event, Strange high tides & freak waves, Unprecedented Flooding | 6 Comments

Pakistani geologists find mud volcanoes on island that arose from ocean emitting methane

September 13, 2011 –KARACHI – Scientists studying the water and sediment samples collected from the one-square-kilometer island that emerged off the Makran coast last year has found well-preserved shells of certain marine organisms that are known to survive on sulphur … Continue reading

Posted in Earth Changes, Earth Watch, High-risk potential hazard zone, Mud volcano, Seismic tremors, Strange high tides & freak waves, Volcanic Eruption, Volcano Watch | 2 Comments

Kamchatka’s Shiveluch volcano unleashes massive ash cloud

September 13, 2011 – KAMCHATKA – A Russian volcano rumbled and spewed a towering ash column on Tuesday, as officials upped threat ratings to a maximum red level. A column of smoke and ash from the volcano Shiveluch in Russia’s … Continue reading

Posted in Earth Changes, Earth Watch, High-risk potential hazard zone, Potential Earthchange hotspot, Volcanic Eruption, Volcano Watch | 6 Comments

Solar activity reignites as sunspots grow on solar surface

September 13, 2011 – ACTIVE SUNSPOT: New sunspot AR1295 is emerging over the Sun’s northeastern limb and crackling with solar flares. The strongest so far, a C9.9-category blast, did something remarkable. The ejecta crashes into a loop of magnetism above … Continue reading

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200 evacuated as Spain battles raging forest fire

September 13, 2011 – SPAIN – Firefighters backed by planes and helicopters battled towering flames in southern Spain Monday, trying to tame a forest fire that forced 200 people to evacuate, officials said. Whipped up by warm winds, the blaze … Continue reading

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New geological study finds Nevada’s future could be quite shaky

September 13, 2011 – RENO – Geologists have commissioned a new study in Nevada. They want to determine specifically when earthquakes have occurred along the Genoa Fault, the most seismically active fault in the state. Nevada is the third most-active … Continue reading

Posted in Earth Changes, Earth Watch, Landslide & geological deformation, Seismic tremors | 6 Comments