M 5.5 in Indonesia on 06 Dec 2018 01:02 UTC

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Vladimir Putin

Sat, 08 Dec 2018 05:13:00 +0100semana (es)

PODCAST | 2018/12/02 13:19 Las crisis internas de ambos países llamaron la atención del mundo esta semana. En Ucrania, las tensiones militares con Rusia prendieron las alarmas de la Unión Europea y en Francia, las protestas prometen ampliar el margen de los votos de la extrema derecha.

World: Central Emergency Response Fund ‘Most Profitable Investment You Can Make for the Good of Humankind’, Secretary-General Tells Pledging Conference

Sat, 08 Dec 2018 00:30:00 +0100reliefWeb (en)

SG/SM/19398-IHA/1460. Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks at the annual high-level pledging conference for the United Nations Central Emergency Response Fund, in New York today: Effectively, there are things that I do not know much about. There are things that I do not care so much for.

Central Emergency Response Fund ‘Most Profitable Investment You Can Make for the Good of Humankind’, Secretary-General Tells Pledging Conference

Fri, 07 Dec 2018 23:21:00 +0100un-org (en)

Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks at the annual high-level pledging conference for the United Nations Central Emergency Response Fund, in New York today: Effectively, there are things that I do not know much about. There are things that I do not care so much for.

World: Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, Mark Lowcock, Opening Statement at the High-Level Pledging Event for the Central Emergency Response Fund, 7 December 2018

Fri, 07 Dec 2018 22:28:00 +0100reliefWeb (en)

UN Headquarters, New York, 7 December 2018. As delivered. Secretary-General António Guterres, Excellencies and Ministers, distinguished guests, Thank you for coming. One year ago, we had an excellent fundraising for CERF, and today we’re hoping to do even better. That’s up to all of you. 126 Member States and observers have contributed to the CERF.

World: Secretary-General's remarks at annual High-Level Pledging Conference for the United Nations Central Emergency Response Fund, 7 December 2018

Fri, 07 Dec 2018 22:28:00 +0100reliefWeb (en)

as delivered. Effectively, there are things that I do not know much about. There are things that I do not care so much for, if there is something I care a lot for and I know something about, it’s the CERF. It allows me to tell you before reading some of the notes I have, to tell you two very clear things.

MIL-OSI United Nations: Secretary-General’s remarks at annual High-Level Pledging Conference for the United Nations Central Emergency Response Fund [as delivered]

Fri, 07 Dec 2018 17:49:00 +0100foreignaffairs-nz (en)

Source: United Nations secretary general. Effectively, there are things that I do not know much about. There are things that I do not care so much for, if there is something I care a lot for and I know something about, it’s the CERF. It allows me to tell you before reading some of the notes I have, to tell you two very clear things.

Earthquakes today: Second quake hit South Pacific in 24hrs - Why is Ring of Fire so deadly

Fri, 07 Dec 2018 16:27:00 +0100express (en)

Norfolk Island in Australia was struck by a magnitude 6 earthquake, making it the second quake to hit the South Pacific in 24 hours. Yesterday New Caledonia was struck by a huge magnitude 7.6 earthquake, but no damage was caused. Both quakes struck along the Ring of Fire, where around 90 percent of the world’s earthquakes occur.

Ring of Fire 2018: Has earthquake activity SURGED on Ring of Fire this year? THE RING of Fire is the most seismically active places on the planet, where frequent earthquakes...

Fri, 07 Dec 2018 15:41:00 +0100express (en)

Earthquake activity in Alaska caused extensive damage to Anchorage last week, and the city is still reeling. The huge magnitude 7 earthquake caused widespread damage in Alaska, cracking roads and prompting tsunami fears. Deaths in the state were avoided however, thanks to advanced earthquake preparedness.

Efemérides: ocurrió un día como hoy 07 de diciembre

Fri, 07 Dec 2018 11:46:00 +0100generaccion (es)

EN EL PERÚ Un día como hoy hace 147 años, el 06 de diciembre de 1871 , el presidente José Balta nombra al coronel Tomás Gutiérrez como Ministro de Guerra, quien, junto a sus hermanos, asesinaría luego al presidente. Otros acontecimientos que sucedieron un día como hoy en el Perú. - Día Internacional de la Aviación Civil.

On This Day, Dec. 7: Japan attacks Pearl Harbor

Fri, 07 Dec 2018 09:10:00 +0100upi (en)

In 1909, Leo Baekeland patented the process for making Bakelite, giving birth to the modern plastics industry. In 1941, Japan launched a sneak attack on Pearl Harbor in Hawaii , catapulting the United States into World War II. The attack killed 2,403 people, wounded hundreds, destroyed 188 planes and crippled the U.

Quake in New Caledonia triggers tsunami alert, evacuations

Thu, 06 Dec 2018 20:20:00 +0100polandsun (en)

A magnitude 7.6 earthquake struck off the east coasts of New Caledonia; The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said the powerful undersea quake triggers a tsunami alert; The quake also sparked emergency evacuations across a swathe of the South Pacific. NOUMEA, New Caledonia - A tsunami alert and....

Serving in Uganda Amidst a Growing Refugee Crisis

Thu, 06 Dec 2018 19:56:00 +0100globenewswire (en)

KAMPALA, Uganda , Dec. 06, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Fredericton natives, Matt & Chaundra Eagar, along with their three children, have been living and working in Uganda with Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF) for the last four years. In his role as a pilot, Matt flies daily to provide essential....

Quake in New Caledonia triggers tsunami alert, evacuations

Thu, 06 Dec 2018 19:47:00 +0100irishsun (en)

A magnitude 7.6 earthquake struck off the east coasts of New Caledonia; The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said the powerful undersea quake triggers a tsunami alert; The quake also sparked emergency evacuations across a swathe of the South Pacific. NOUMEA, New Caledonia - A tsunami alert and....

Natural disasters set records around the world in 2018. These were some of the worst.

Thu, 06 Dec 2018 18:58:00 +0100markets-businessinsider (en)

Climate scientists say these events will become even more severe as global temperatures keep rising. Some of this year's natural disasters set records based on the number of deaths and other factors like wind speed and amount of rainfall. Natural disasters devastated communities around the world in....

Malaysia travel advice

Thu, 06 Dec 2018 11:00:00 +0100gov-uk (en)

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) advise against all but essential travel to all islands off the coast of eastern Sabah from Kudat to Tawau, including (but not limited to) Lankayan, Mabul, Pom Pom, Kapalai, Litigan, Sipadan and Mataking. A large public gathering is scheduled to take place in....

Earthquake of 5.7 magnitude hits Indonesia's Lombok island

Thu, 06 Dec 2018 06:31:00 +0100itartass_en (en)

MOSCOW, December 6. /TASS/. /TASS/. An earthquake of 5.7 magnitude has hit the Indonesia n island of Lombok, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Center reported on Thursday. According to the seismological center, the earthquake's epicenter lay in five kilometers from the city of Mataram (around 320,000 residents) at the depth of 30 kilometers.

Indonésie: tremblement de terre de magnitude 5,7 à Lombok et Bali

Thu, 06 Dec 2018 04:59:00 +0100skynet (fr)

Un tremblement de terre de magnitude 5,7 a secoué les îles de Lombok et Bali en Indonésie jeudi, selon l'agence géophysique du pays. Il n'y a pas encore d'information sur les dégâts. La secousse a été enregistrée à une profondeur de 10 kilomètres, avec son épicentre à 23 kilomètres de la ville de Mataram city.

Indonésie: tremblement de terre de magnitude 5,7 à Lombok et Bali

Thu, 06 Dec 2018 04:29:00 +0100metrotime (fr)

Un tremblement de terre de magnitude 5,7 a secoué les îles de Lombok et Bali en Indonésie jeudi, selon l’agence géophysique du pays. Il n’y a pas encore d’information sur les dégâts. La secousse a été enregistrée à une profondeur de 10 kilomètres, avec son épicentre à 23 kilomètres de la ville de Mataram city.

The giant waves can move at speeds of up to 500 miles an hour and reach heights of hundreds of feet.

Thu, 06 Dec 2018 04:18:00 +0100euronews-en (en)

Tsunamis are giant waves or rapid rises in sea level. They're rare events, occurring on average about twice a year somewhere in the world — about once every 15 years for the most destructive tsunamis, which can cover an entire ocean basin. Tsunamis travel at speeds of up to 500 miles an hour in the....

Un sismo de magnitud 5,5 sacude Indonesia

Thu, 06 Dec 2018 03:52:00 +0100nuevaya (es)

Un sismo de magnitud 5,5 se ha producido este jueves cerca de la costa de Indonesia en la región de Lombok, informa el Servicio Geológico de EE.UU. (USGS, por sus siglas en inglés). El temblor se ha producido a las 01:02 GMT. El foco del movimiento telúrico se ubicó a 10 kilómetros al oeste-noroeste de Mataram y a 10 kilómetros de profundidad.

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