Archive | April 12, 2015

Severe lightning kills 3 in the Kishoregank district, Bangladesh

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Three people, including two siblings, were killed in separate incidents of lightning strikes in Katiadi and Itna upazilas of Kishoregank district on Sunday. The deceased were identified as Manjil, 25, and his brother Ratan, 27, residents of Sakua village in Karimganj upazila, and Amin, 22, a  resident of Katiadi upazila. Officer-in-charge of Itna Police Station Abdul Malek said a thunderbolt hit Manjil and Ratan while they were working in a paddy field during a storm at Shimulbagh haor in Itna upazila at about 9:30am, killing them on the spot. Meanwhile, Amin was killed as a thunderbolt struck him in a haor (wetland) while he was working in a paddy field during a storm in Katiadi upazila at about 10:00 am. Officer-in-charge of Nikli Police  Station Mahbubul Alam confirmed the incident, according to a news agency.
Courtesy of thefinancialexpress-bd.com

MAGNITUDE 4.8 SOUTHERN IRAN

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Subject To Change

Depth: 10 km

Distances: 244 km S of Shīrāz, Iran / pop: 1,249,942 / local time: 21:18:18.1 2015-04-12
114 km W of Gerāsh, Iran / pop: 25,316 / local time: 21:18:18.1 2015-04-12


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MAGNITUDE 4.2 PUERTO RICO REGION

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Subject To Change

Depth: 30 km

Distances: 75 km N of San Juan, Puerto Rico / pop: 418,140 / local time: 10:10:21.4 2015-04-12
158 km NW of Charlotte Amalie, Virgin Islands, U.S. / pop: 20,000 / local time: 10:10:21.4 2015-04-12
182 km NW of Road Town, British Virgin Islands / pop: 8,449 / local time: 10:10:21.4 2015-04-12


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MAGNITUDE 5.2 TONGA

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Subject To Change

Depth: 20 km

Distances: 305 km N of Nuku‘alofa, Tonga / pop: 22,400 / local time: 13:45:28.0 2015-04-12
38 km NW of Neiafu, Tonga / pop: 4,320 / local time: 13:45:28.0 2015-04-12


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MAGNITUDE 4.2 BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA

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Subject To Change

Depth: 2 km

Distances: 19 km SE of Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina / pop: 696,731 / local time: 02:05:31.7 2015-04-12
6 km S of Koran, Bosnia and Herzegovina / pop: 3,395 / local time: 02:05:31.7 2015-04-12


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