M 5.8 in New Zealand on 16 May 2018 17:22 UTC

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9:21 Session to Help Identify 2011 Disaster Victims in Japan

Sun, 20 May 2018 15:52:00 +0200plenglish (en)

20 de mayo de 2018, 09:21 Tokyo,May 20 (Prensa Latina) Police in northeastern Japan are holding an information-providing session today to help those whose loved ones remain unaccounted for more than 7 years after the 2011 earthquake and tsunami. Police in Iwate Prefecture hold such sessions to....

Distance between Kathmandu, Nepal-China border town shortened after new road section completed

Sun, 20 May 2018 13:48:00 +0200xinhuanet_en (en)

KATHMANDU, May 20 (Xinhua) -- The distance between Nepal's capital Kathmandu and Nepal-China border town Rasuwagadhi has been shortened by 25 kilometers after Nepal Army (NA) handed over an alternative 17-km road section to Department of Road on Sunday, the NA said.

Ponte Caldelas registra de madrugada un nuevo terremoto de dos grados

Sun, 20 May 2018 13:33:00 +0200FaroDeVigo (es)

Es el número 37 de los contabilizados por el Instituto Geográfico Nacional en la comarca desde el pasado martes. Un nuevo terremoto se registró esta pasada madrugada en Ponte Caldelas, de pequeña intensidad, El Instituto Geográfico Nacional detalla que el seismo de hoy ocurrió a las 5.

LATEST: Lava reaches ocean, portion of Highway 137 closed

Sun, 20 May 2018 12:32:00 +0200live5news (en)

DLNR Division of Forestry and Wildlife closes park due to lava flows The DLNR Division of Forestry and Wildlife closed the Malama Ki Forest Reserve on the Big Island on Saturday after lava began flowing into it. DLNR officials say maps showed one of three separate lava flows heading to the ocean with one going through the forest reserve.

A Big Island family finds Tutu Pele terrifying, but merciful

Sun, 20 May 2018 12:16:00 +0200HonululuAdvertiser (en)

After days of nerve-wracking earthquakes, the ground beneath the house began to growl like a beast. Cristhian Barcco and his wife, Nao Yamamoto, were living in a guest cottage between Leilani Estates and Kapoho with their 4-year-old daughter, Emilia, and working as caretakers on a larger property populated with cows, goats, sheep and chickens.

St Mary of the Angels Church wins award for seismic strengthening

Sun, 20 May 2018 08:30:00 +0200Stuff (en)

Four years of hard work to save the St Mary of the Angels Church has garnered an award. The church was closed after the 2013 earthquake, and the Catholic diocese started a rigorous plan to strengthen it. Now, it has won a heritage restoration award for its earthquake strengthening project in the New Zealand Commercial Project Awards.

Wellington cathedral deemed earthquake prone

Sun, 20 May 2018 06:28:00 +0200rnzi (en)

A central Wellington cathedral has been deemed earthquake prone - but is allowed to stay open for now. Engineers have told the Sacred Heart Cathedral it meets less than 33 percent of the new building standard. The 117-year-old cathedral has been evaluated by engineers in a verbal report, and a brief written assessment.

Los que no lo vieron nos cuentan cómo fue... (Opinión)

Sun, 20 May 2018 04:48:00 +0200eltiempo-CO (es)

Las redes sociales, ese canal que puede ser tan útil como enervante, que muchas veces consigue mostrar el costado más hostil y bajo de los seres humanos, han introducido en la vida diaria una modalidad nueva: la de los sabelotodos. Sujetos abarcativos, que saben todo: en especial de política y de....

Remembering the Inangahua quake - 50 years ago this week

Sun, 20 May 2018 04:05:00 +0200nzherald (en)

Two people were killed in one of the many landslides and the other death occurred when a motorist hit a bridge abutment in the dark. The shake left 70 per cent of Inangahua's township in ruins. Fifty bridges were destroyed and 100km of railway line had to be relayed.

World's oldest man dies at 112 in Japan

Sat, 19 May 2018 18:51:00 +0200tengrinews (en)

The world's oldest man, Sakari Momoi, has died in Japan at the ripe old age of 112, an official said Tuesday, reports. AFP Momoi, born months before the Wright brothers made their first successful flight, passed away late Sunday, said the official at Saitama City, north of Tokyo, where he had lived for many years.

4 rescued by helicopter as lava cuts off access to about 40 houses

Sat, 19 May 2018 12:36:00 +0200HonululuAdvertiser (en)

>> Hilo. The eruption of Kilauea Volcano entered its third week with a dramatic turn Friday as fast-moving lava spewed into an area southwest of Leilani Estates, isolating about 40 homes in a remote region. Late Friday afternoon, lava from fissure 20 in Leilani Estates crossed Pohoiki Road near....

Hawaii's Kilauea: Volcano's dramatic images explained

Sat, 19 May 2018 10:35:00 +0200bbc (en)

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Lava burst from the ground in Kapoho on Thursday, two weeks after the first eruption. In early May, one of Hawaii's active volcanoes - which helped create the islands - erupted. Volcanic gases have been erupting from fissures ever since, producing dramatic photographs and video.

Hawaii is still safe for travel, despite scary images

Sat, 19 May 2018 05:45:00 +0200fox19 (en)

(RNN) A volcano eruption is, of course, a very scary event. It’s not, however, necessarily dangerous. As Thursday's eruption at Kilauea, and recent and continuing volcanic activity there, has produced stark imagery and threatened some homes and the environment, it’s also deterred of travelers from taking their Hawaiian vacations.

Hawaii is still safe for travel, despite scary images

Sat, 19 May 2018 05:29:00 +0200live5news (en)

(RNN) A volcano eruption is, of course, a very scary event. It’s not, however, necessarily dangerous. As Thursday's eruption at Kilauea, and recent and continuing volcanic activity there, has produced stark imagery and threatened some homes and the environment, it’s also deterred of travelers from taking their Hawaiian vacations.

The shock election: How a Mahathir tsunami swept Malaysia

Sat, 19 May 2018 04:28:00 +0200straitstimesSG (en)

Malaysians woke up to a new dawn on May 10. For the first time in 61 years, the country had a new government, a new coalition in power. What drove the wave of voters - dubbed a Malaysian tsunami - to push for change? We look back at an election marked by twists and turns - from old foes making up....


Sat, 19 May 2018 03:11:00 +0200kiro7 (en)

The idea of studying a future that does not include the Magnolia Bridge is something the city is discussing and it’s not going over well in the neighborhood. The city has identified a few alternatives to the bridge, but has not determined what kind of traffic capacity they would provide or the costs.

Papua New Guinea: Papua New Guinea: Humanitarian Situation Report No. 4 (28 April- 14 May 2018)

Fri, 18 May 2018 21:12:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

Highlights. • On 4 May, an agreement was signed by the warring tribes in Hela Province, improving the security situation although it remains unpredictable. Humanitarian organizations, including UNICEF, are currently planning for the resumption of relief operations in the Province.

Con “Alerta de Memoria” conmemorarán el terremoto de 1960 en Valdivia

Fri, 18 May 2018 16:33:00 +0200onemi (es)

18/05/2018 | 10:19 | Los Ríos. Con el toque de campanas y sirenas conmemorarán el próximo 22 de mayo, a las 15:11 horas, un nuevo aniversario del terremoto de mayor magnitud registrado instrumentalmente en la historia de la humanidad. La acción forma parte de la campaña nacional, “Saber de Memoria”,....

'The Hole Zero' se instalará en Son Fusteret

Fri, 18 May 2018 15:35:00 +0200DiarioDeMallorca (es)

The Hole Zero , la precuela de un espectáclo que desde 2011 ha conquistado a más de un millón y medio de espectadores, se podrá ver en Palma, en la carpa de Son Fusteret , con aforo para 800 personas, del 29 de junio al 22 de julio. En esta nueva entrega, que llega tras los éxitos de The Hole y The....

Russia's underwater drone has nuke warheads that can 'cause 300ft tsunamis' Mirror

Fri, 18 May 2018 15:32:00 +0200msn-uk (en)

© TASS The underwater drone is a new project under watchful eye of Vladimir Putin. A nuclear-powered underwater drone capable of destroying enemy naval bases and causing huge tsunamis is under construction in Russia, according to a state news agency. The Poseidon will be able to carry a nuclear....

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