Archive | July 13, 2015

GEOMAGNETIC STORM IN PROGRESS Kp Index is at level 5

***ALERT***

GEOMAGNETIC STORM IN PROGRESS
Kp Index is at level 5
Scale of G1

Minor

Power systems: weak power grid fluctuations can occur.
Spacecraft operations: minor impact on satellite operations possible.
Other systems: migratory animals are affected at this and higher levels

Kp Index NOAA 13.07.15 21.30 hrs UTC

Chemical-filled drums catch fire with no injuries at Scarborough business, Canada

Chemical Alert

Toronto firefighters say no one was injured after chemical-filled drums caught fire at a Scarborough metal-finishing business.
 
Fire crews responded to a call about a fire near Finch Avenue East and Torham Place about approximately 1:20 p.m. on Sunday.
 
The fire originated in some drums containing an unknown chemical, Toronto Fire Capt. Stephan Powell said.
 
Firefighters involved in putting out the fire were give hazmat gear as a precaution.
 
The building was evacuated, allowing the smoke to clear.
Courtesy of ctvnews.ca

MEGA DIP SPIKES ON THE MAGNETOSPHERE @ APPROX 17:00, 19:30 HRS UTC

**VERY URGENT**
  MEGA DIP SPIKES ON THE WEAK MAGNETOSPHERE @ APPROX 17:00, 19:30 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 13.07.15  21.58 hrs UTC

MAGNITUDE 4.9 VALPARAISO, CHILE

http://www.emsc-csem.org/Earthquake/earthquake.php?id=450540

Subject To Change

Depth: 97 km

Distances: 58 km NE of Santiago, Chile / pop: 4,837,295 / local time: 18:16:47.0 2015-07-13
42 km SE of Los Andes, Chile / pop: 56,859 / local time: 18:16:47.0 2015-07-13


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MAGNITUDE 5.3 SOUTH SANDWICH ISLANDS REGION

http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/us20002x9h#general_summary

Subject To Change

Depth: 137 km

Distances: 106km (66mi) NW of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands
2499km (1553mi) ESE of Ushuaia, Argentina
2694km (1674mi) ESE of Rio Gallegos, Argentina
2703km (1680mi) SE of Puerto Deseado, Argentina
1982km (1232mi) ESE of Stanley, Falkland Islands


MAGNITUDE 4.8 TAJIKISTAN

http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/us20002x6l#general_summary

Subject To Change

Depth: 10 km

Distances: 86km (53mi) E of Karakenja, Tajikistan
129km (80mi) SSE of Kyzyl-Kyya, Kyrgyzstan
135km (84mi) SE of Khaydarkan, Kyrgyzstan
138km (86mi) SSE of Quvasoy, Uzbekistan
331km (206mi) ENE of Dushanbe, Tajikistan


MAGNITUDE 4.8 GULF OF ADEN

http://www.emsc-csem.org/Earthquake/earthquake.php?id=450533

Subject To Change

Depth: 10 km

Distances: 341 km E of Djibouti, Djibouti / pop: 623,891 / local time: 19:52:28.4 2015-07-13
150 km SE of Aden, Yemen / pop: 550,602 / local time: 19:52:28.4 2015-07-13


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MAGNITUDE 4.8 GULF OF ADEN

http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/us20002x5x#general_summary

Subject To Change

Depth: 10 km

Distances: 137km (85mi) SE of Zinjibar, Yemen
141km (88mi) ESE of Aden, Yemen
172km (107mi) SE of Lahij, Yemen
188km (117mi) SSE of Jawf al Maqbabah, Yemen
337km (209mi) ENE of Djibouti, Djibouti