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Earthquake

4.4 earthquake in Slovenia, Italy, nr nuclear plant
A 4.4-magnitude earthquake has struck Slovenia southwest of the country’s capital, Ljubljana, at a depth of 12.4 kilometers, says USGS.

22.04.2014 10:19

Fukushima radiation killing our children, govt hides truth - former mayor
Katsutaka Idogawa, former mayor of Futaba, a town near the disabled Fukushima nuclear plant, is warning his country that radiation contamination is affecting Japan’s greatest treasure – its children.

21.04.2014 13:19

Central Idaho rocked by hundreds of earthquakes
Scientists are stumped as they try to determine exactly why the state of Idaho has been hit with hundreds of low- and medium-level earthquakes since late March.

16.04.2014 19:17

7.5 magnitude earthquake strikes off Solomon islands, second big one in hours
A tsunami warning has been issued after a strong, 7.5-magnitude quake hit near the Solomon Islands in the southwestern Pacific for the second time in hours. It follows a 7.6-quake that rocked the region overnight.

13.04.2014 12:49

Tsunami warning lifted following 7.6 earthquake near Solomon Islands
A tsunami warning has been cancelled after no major wave was detected following a strong 7.6 magnitude earthquake near the Solomon Islands in the southwestern Pacific Ocean.

12.04.2014 20:28

Ohio investigation connects earthquakes to fracking
Ohio geologists have linked minor earthquakes in a rock formation underneath the Appalachians to hydraulic fracturing, a first in the state. The finding has caused the state to offer new permit rules for some areas targeted for oil and gas development.

12.04.2014 02:05

Japan starts cleaning radioactive groundwater at Fukushima before dumping into ocean
TEPCO launched a contaminated water management system at the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant, which will pump groundwater into tanks before it passes through the premises of the plant. After checking the water’s quality it will be dumped into the ocean.

09.04.2014 15:53

Oklahoma breaks record with hundreds of earthquakes after fracking intensifies
A series of earthquakes over the weekend continued to break alarming records of seismic activity in Oklahoma, which some scientists say is linked to increased fracking operations in the state.

07.04.2014 17:21

'Ring of Fire' fears renewed following earthquakes in California, Chile and Panama
A rash of earthquakes within the last week along a section of the Earth infamous for seismic activity is causing concern that more tremors will soon occur near the ominously named “Ring of Fire.”

03.04.2014 14:13

Chile earthquakes 2014
Chile has been rocked by multiple earthquakes over the last two days. Six people died in the quake. Almost a million people have been displaced, with evacuation procedures in neighboring states as well.

03.04.2014 06:24

How much will the Chile quake cost?
Earthquake damage in Chile could cost the country billions of dollars, a high price for a slowing economy dependent on exports.

02.04.2014 08:07

900,000 evacuated as 8.2 earthquake rattles Chile
A massive 8.2 magnitude quake has struck off the coast of northern Chile, killing 6 people and sending a 2-meter tsunami wave. Over 900,000 people and 11 hospitals were evacuated along the coastline, government officials said.

01.04.2014 23:59

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