Archive | November 16, 2014

MAGNITUDE 4.9 SOUTH ISLAND OF NEW ZEALAND

http://www.emsc-csem.org/Earthquake/earthquake.php?id=408981

Subject To Change

Depth: 6 km

Distances: 191 km SW of Wellington, New Zealand / pop: 381,900 / local time: 11:34:52.1 2014-11-17
121 km N of Christchurch, New Zealand / pop: 363,926 / local time: 11:34:52.1 2014-11-17
80 km NE of Amberley, New Zealand / pop: 1,105 / local time: 11:34:52.1 2014-11-17


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MAGNITUDE 6.7 OFF E. COAST OF N. ISLAND, N.Z.

http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/usc000sxye#summary

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Depth: 35 km

Distances: 178km (111mi) ENE of Gisborne, New Zealand
244km (152mi) E of Whakatane, New Zealand
307km (191mi) NE of Napier, New Zealand
310km (193mi) E of Rotorua, New Zealand
573km (356mi) NE of Wellington, New Zealand  


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Moderate Quake Reported To The NE Of New Zealand

Earthquake Alert

Approx Magnitude 6.7
Awaiting Final Parameters

MEGA DIP SPIKES ON THE MAGNETOSPHERE @ APPROX 21:45 hrs UTC

**EXTREMELY URGENT**
   MEGA DIP SPIKES ON THE MAGNETOSPHERE @ APPROX 21:45 hrs UTC. FURTHER EARTHQUAKES, VOLCANO ACTIVITY & ADVERSE WEATHER PATTERNS WILL BE GREATLY INFLUENCED BY THE COSMIC RAYS STRIKING THE EARTH’S CORE

***BE ALERT***

Magnetogram 16.11.14  22.39 hrs UTC

MAGNITUDE 3.6 ICELAND REGION

Subject to change

Depth: 7.6 km
 

Distances: Latitude, Longitude  64.676 -17.356
(9.2 km ENE of Bárðarbunga)

Earthquake location   16 Nov 21:30 GMT

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Time and magnitude of earthquake   16 Nov 21:30 GMT

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MAGNITUDE 4.1 ICELAND REGION

Subject to change

Depth: 7.9 km
 

Distances: Latitude, Longitude  64.671 -17.471
(4.3 km NE of Bárðarbunga)

Earthquake location   16 Nov 21:30 GMT

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Time and magnitude of earthquake   16 Nov 21:30 GMT

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MAGNITUDE 4.6 ICELAND REGION

Subject to change

Depth: 5.7 km
 

Distances: Latitude, Longitude  64.670 -17.443
(5.2 km NE of Bárðarbunga)

Earthquake location   16 Nov 21:30 GMT

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Time and magnitude of earthquake   16 Nov 21:30 GMT

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Apocalyptic heartbreaking storms lash Italy, Switzerland, France

Disaster Alert

At least 4 people are killed as landslides triggered by torrential rain slam into buildings on either side of the Swiss-Italian border Sunday, November 16, a day after floods in southern France killed 5 people.
At least 4 people were killed as landslides triggered by torrential rain slammed into buildings on either side of the Swiss-Italian border Sunday, November 16, a day after floods in southern France killed 5 people.
 
In the rain-drenched southern Ticino region of Switzerland, two people died and one was critically injured when a mudslide slammed into a small residential building.
 
On the other side of the border, a pensioner and his granddaughter were killed when another landslide engulfed a house on the Italian shores of Lake Maggiore. Three other family members survived.
 
Those landslides were the latest of many to recently have hit northern Italy and southern Switzerland amid incessant rainfall over recent weeks.
 
The Italian Liguria region has been doused with as much rain in the first 15 days of November as it normally gets in an entire year.
 
The tragedies also came a day after storms in southern France left 5 people dead, when their cars were swept away in flooding.
 
In one heartbreaking case, rescue workers managed late Friday, November 14, to drag a father from his car, lodged on a bridge submerged by torrential rains, only to see the vehicle with his wife and two young sons still inside torn away by the raging water.
 
RUBBLE. A landslide in Switzerland's rain-drenched southern Ticino region destroys this home on November 16, 2014. Photo by Giuseppe Cacace/AFP
 
In Switzerland, the bodies of two local women, aged 34 and 38, were pulled Sunday from the rubble of the three-story apartment building in Davesco-Soragno, near Lugano, after being hit by the mudslide shortly before 2:30 am (0130 GMT), police said.
 
A 44-year-old Italian man, who was living with one of the women, had been dug out and taken to hospital in a critical condition, police told reporters.
 
Four others in the building at the time it collapsed had escaped with only minor injuries, while the final resident had not been home.
 
A wall above the building had crumbled under the rain and set off the landslide, police said.
 
That tragedy came 10 days after a young mother and her three-year-old daughter were killed when a landslide swept away their house in the same region.
 
After weeks of heavy rain, southern Ticino has been hit by severe flooding, which worsened when Lake Lugano burst its banks in several places and Lake Maggiore threatened to do the same.
Digging with bare hands
Just across Lake Maggiore, a 70-year-old man died Sunday after his house was partially buried in a “sea of mud” unleashed after the rain-doused hill behind the building gave way.
 
Rescue workers managed to drag his 16-year-old granddaughter from the rubble after more than 4 hours of digging but she died later in hospital.
 
Her parents and grandmother survived. The family’s small, two-storey villa was the only property affected in Cerro, a hamlet on the outskirts of Laveno Mombello, a popular holiday spot.
 
A neighbor described how he had been awoken during the night by a huge bang “like fireworks,” and seeing rescue workers and the girl’s parents “digging with spades, even with their bare hands.”
 
“It was a horrific scene,” the neighbor told Italian television.
 
The tragedy means a total of 11 people have died in Italy in accidents related to the freak weather conditions in just over a month.
 
That toll was expected to rise to 12 later Sunday as rescue workers continued to search for a man whose car was swept off the road by a torrent of water near the Italian Riviera’s main city, Genoa.
 
Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi, speaking from the G20 summit in Australia, said the havoc wreaked by the heavy rain was the result of years of neglect of infrastructure.
 
“We have had 20 years of land management that needs to be scrapped,” he said.
 
An estimated 70 coffins meanwhile were washed away after 50 meters of retaining wall in a cemetery in the Bolzaneto district of Genoa collapsed. Local residents reported skulls and other bones washing up on the banks of the Polcevera river.

PROTON PARTICLES HAVE SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASED

**VERY URGENT PROTON ALERT**

PROTON PARTICLES HAVE SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASED. FURTHER EARTHQUAKES, VOLCANO ACTIVITY & ADVERSE WEATHER PATTERNS WILL BE GREATLY INFLUENCED BY THE COSMIC RAYS STRIKING THE EARTH’S CORE

***BE ALERT***

Proton Alert 16.11.14 17.52 hrs UTC

MAGNITUDE 2.3 LONG VALLEY AREA, CALIFORNIA

http://www.emsc-csem.org/Earthquake/earthquake.php?id=408885

Subject To Change

Depth: 7 km

Distances: 403 km N of Los Angeles, United States / pop: 3,792,621 / local time: 00:17:48.9 2014-11-16
184 km SE of Carson City, United States / pop: 55,274 / local time: 00:17:48.9 2014-11-16
92 km E of Mariposa, United States / pop: 2,173 / local time: 00:17:48.9 2014-11-16
3 km E of Mammoth Lakes, United States / pop: 8,234 / local time: 00:17:48.9 2014-11-16


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