Archive | July 22, 2015

Dramatic rescue as heat wave hits US south-east

Heatwave Warning

In Kansas City, a passer-by smashed a window to release a two-year-old girl left in a car despite soaring temperatures.
 
Soaring temperatures have caused problems across the south-east United States.
 
Roads have buckled and some power lines have caught fire. The national weather service has issued heat warnings, to remain in place until Wednesday evening.
Courtesy of BBC News

MAGNITUDE 4.6 NEPAL

http://www.emsc-csem.org/Earthquake/earthquake.php?id=451789

Subject To Change

Depth: 10 km

Distances: 22 km NE of Kathmandu, Nepal / pop: 1,442,271 / local time: 22:14:30.0 2015-07-22
18 km N of Banepa, Nepal / pop: 17,153 / local time: 22:14:30.0 2015-07-22

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MAGNITUDE 5.0 SOUTH SANDWICH ISLANDS REGION

http://www.emsc-csem.org/Earthquake/earthquake.php?id=451783

Subject To Change

Depth: 119 km

Distances: 3229 km SE of Montevideo, Uruguay / pop: 1,270,737 / local time: 12:18:41.4 2015-07-22
3364 km SE of Buenos Aires, Argentina / pop: 13,076,300 / local time: 12:18:41.4 2015-07-22
4158 km SE of Santiago, Chile / pop: 4,837,295 / local time: 12:18:41.4 2015-07-22


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MAGNITUDE 4.0 NORTHERN ITALY

http://www.emsc-csem.org/Earthquake/earthquake.php?id=451768

Subject To Change

Depth: 10 km

Distances: 198 km SE of Milan, Italy / pop: 1,306,661 / local time: 14:57:44.0 2015-07-22
52 km SW of Bologna, Italy / pop: 371,217 / local time: 14:57:44.0 2015-07-22
27 km N of Pistoia, Italy / pop: 84,274 / local time: 14:57:44.0 2015-07-22
11 km NW of Taviano, Italy / pop: 1,693 / local time: 14:57:44.0 2015-07-22


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MAGNITUDE 2.3 SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND, USA

http://www.emsc-csem.org/Earthquake/earthquake.php?id=451732

Subject To Change

Depth: 20 km

Distances: 243 km NE of Manhattan, United States / pop: 1,487,536 / local time: 03:43:01.7 2015-07-22
4 km SE of Providence, United States / pop: 178,042 / local time: 03:43:01.7 2015-07-22
3 km SW of East Providence, United States / pop: 47,037 / local time: 03:43:01.7 2015-07-22


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MAGNITUDE 2.0 SWITZERLAND

http://www.emsc-csem.org/Earthquake/earthquake.php?id=451728

Subject To Change

Depth: 38 km

Distances: 32 km NW of Bern, Switzerland / pop: 121,631 / local time: 09:18:59.4 2015-07-22
1 km N of Péry, Switzerland / pop: 1,342 / local time: 09:18:59.4 2015-07-22


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MAGNITUDE 5.6 NORTHERN SUMATRA, INDONESIA

http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/us20002z57#general_summary

Subject To Change

Depth: 53 km

Distances: 85km (53mi) SW of Banda Aceh, Indonesia
114km (71mi) SSW of Sabang, Indonesia
137km (85mi) WSW of Sigli, Indonesia
169km (105mi) W of Reuleuet, Indonesia
795km (494mi) WNW of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia


MAGNITUDE 2.4 PORTUGAL

http://www.emsc-csem.org/Earthquake/earthquake.php?id=451721

Subject To Change

Depth: 6 km

Distances: 133 km SE of Lisbon, Portugal / pop: 517,802 / local time: 06:25:13.0 2015-07-22
84 km N of Faro, Portugal / pop: 41,355 / local time: 06:25:13.0 2015-07-22
17 km W of Castro Verde, Portugal / pop: 4,857 / local time: 06:25:13.0 2015-07-22


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