Archive | June 29, 2014

Dramatic footage of landslide in China

Dramatic footage of landslide in China

Severe dust storm causes mayhem in Uttar Pradesh, India

Dust Storm Alert

Two persons were killed in separate incidents of uprooting of trees in Barabanki district as severe dust storm hit parts of Uttar Pradesh. 
 
Sumitara (55) was sleeping inside her hut when a tree fell upon it, crushing her to death. Surendra (10) had gone to pluck mangoes from an orchard when a branch of a tree snapped and fell on him due the dust storm which struck Barabanki last evening, police said.
 
Light to moderate rains and thundershowers occurred at isolated places in the state in the last 24 hours. Nazibabad, Pharenda recorded 1 centimeter of rainfall, MeT department said. 
 
Day temperature was markedly above normal in Allahabad, Kanpur, Bareilly, Moradabad divisions, appreciably above normal in Varanasi, Faizabad, Jhansi, Agra, Meerut divisions, above normal in Lucknow division and was normal in Gorakhpur division.
 
Banda recorded the Highest maximum temperature at 43 degree Celsius. 
 
Meanwhile, District Magistrate of Lucknow, Rajeshwar, has ordered closure of all schools till July 5 in the view of severe heat wave conditions. 
 
MeT department said that rain or thundershowers would occur at isolated places in the state.

MAGNITUDE 5.6 TONGA

http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/usc000rnlc#summary

Subject To Change

Depth: 10 km

Distances: 193km (120mi) WNW of Hihifo, Tonga
430km (267mi) WSW of Apia, Samoa

521km (324mi) WSW of Tafuna, American Samoa
524km (326mi) WSW of Pago Pago, American Samoa

565km (351mi) ENE of Lambasa, Fiji

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MAGNITUDE 5.1 SOUTH SANDWICH ISLANDS REGION

http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/usc000rnl3#summary

Subject To Change

Depth: 10 km

Distances: 165km (103mi) NNW of Visokoi Island,
2519km (1565mi) ESE of Ushuaia, Argentina

2702km (1679mi) ESE of Puerto Deseado, Argentina
2706km (1681mi) ESE of Rio Gallegos, Argentina

1984km (1233mi) ESE of Stanley, Falkland Islands

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MAGNITUDE 5.2 CAUCASUS REGION, RUSSIA

http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/usc000rnkx#summary

Subject To Change

Depth: 34 km

Distances: 9km (6mi) NE of Zaqatala, Azerbaijan
35km (22mi) NNW of Qax, Azerbaijan

68km (42mi) NNW of Sheki, Azerbaijan
88km (55mi) WNW of Akhty, Russia

156km (97mi) E of Tbilisi, Georgia

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MAGNITUDE 6.8 TONGA

http://www.emsc-csem.org/Earthquake/earthquake.php?id=388151

Subject To Change

Depth: 49 km

Distances: 410 km W of Apia, Samoa / pop: 40,407 / local time: 06:15:15.0 2014-06-30
351 km SW of Gataivai, Samoa / pop: 1,141 / local time: 06:15:15.0 2014-06-30

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MAGNITUDE 6.5 TONGA

http://www.emsc-csem.org/Earthquake/earthquake.php?id=388137

Subject To Change

Depth: 10 km

Distances: 421 km W of Apia, Samoa / pop: 40,407 / local time: 04:52:25.9 2014-06-30
361 km SW of Gataivai, Samoa / pop: 1,141 / local time: 04:52:25.9 2014-06-30

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MAGNITUDE 3.3 ARIZONA

http://www.emsc-csem.org/Earthquake/earthquake.php?id=388182

Subject To Change

Depth: 5 km

Distances: 264 km W of Ciudad Juárez, Mexico / pop: 1,512,354 / local time: 09:40:09.9 2014-06-29
44 km NW of Lordsburg, United States / pop: 2,797 / local time: 09:40:09.9 2014-06-29

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MAGNITUDE 3.6 ARIZONA

http://www.emsc-csem.org/Earthquake/earthquake.php?id=388127

Subject To Change

Depth: 5 km

Distances: 266 km W of Ciudad Juárez, Mexico / pop: 1,512,354 / local time: 08:33:59.5 2014-06-29
46 km NW of Lordsburg, United States / pop: 2,797 / local time: 08:33:59.5 2014-06-29

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MAGNITUDE 5.9 SOUTH SANDWICH ISLANDS REGION

http://www.emsc-csem.org/Earthquake/earthquake.php?id=388126

Subject To Change

Depth: 2 km

Distances: 3136 km SE of Montevideo, Uruguay / pop: 1,270,737 / local time: 11:32:48.6 2014-06-29
3272 km SE of Buenos Aires, Argentina / pop: 13,076,300 / local time: 11:32:48.6 2014-06-29
4073 km SE of Santiago, Chile / pop: 4,837,295 / local time: 10:32:48.6 2014-06-29

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