Archive | February 12, 2016

Car Hits 8 Children Outside School In Liverpool, UK

Belvidere Road collision
One girl suffered two broken arms in the collision, which happened as pupils at the independent secondary broke up for half-term
Eight children have been hit by a car outside a school in Liverpool leaving a number with serious injuries.
 
Police were called by a passerby who witnessed the collision involving a yellow Peugeot car at about 3.20pm, close to Belvedere Academy.
 
It is reported the vehicle mounted a kerb and hit the youngsters.
 
The 80-year-old woman driver stopped at the scene in Belvidere Road and is helping police with their inquiries. 
 
The Merseyside force said she was uninjured and had not been arrested.
 
Five 11-year-old girls and two 13-year-old girls were taken to Alder Hey Hospital, and a 16-year-old girl was taken to the Royal Liverpool Hospital.
 
One of the 11-year-olds suffered a broken ankle and cuts to the face, a 13-year-old girl had a fractured hip and the other 13-year-old two broken arms, said police.
 
The accident happened as students at the independent girls’ secondary school for 11 to 19-year-olds broke up for half-term.
 
A police spokesman said: “The road and several surrounding streets were closed for several hours and the police would like to thank the public for their patience and understanding while emergency services worked to treat casualties and fully investigate what happened.
 
“All roads were re-opened shortly before 7pm.”
 
Earlier. in a statement posted on the academy’s website, principal Peter Kennedy said: “Unfortunately there was a serious accident outside the academy at approximately 3.20pm this afternoon.
 
“Six of our students sustained injuries, some quite serious but not life-threatening.
 
“The emergency services were on the scene very quickly and dealt efficiently with the situation.
 
“All of the injured students have been taken to hospital where they are being treated.
 
“We will keep you updated as and when we receive further information.”
Courtesy of Sky News

CME TO STRIKE THE WEAK MAGNETOSPHERE

***VERY URGENT***
CME TO STRIKE THE WEAK MAGNETOSPHERE

  ON 15th FEBRUARY 2016

***BE ON ALERT***

CME 15th Feb 2016

MAGNITUDE 5.1 SOLOMON ISLANDS

http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/us20004zu2#general_region

Subject To Change

Depth: 9 km

Distances: 132km (82mi) SE of Kirakira, Solomon Islands
372km (231mi) SE of Honiara, Solomon Islands
666km (414mi) NW of Luganville, Vanuatu
928km (577mi) NW of Port-Vila, Vanuatu
975km (606mi) SE of Arawa, Papua New Guinea

 

MAGNITUDE 5.1 SANTA CRUZ ISLANDS REGION

http://www.emsc-csem.org/Earthquake/earthquake.php?id=488144

Subject To Change

Depth: 20 km

Distances: 488 km SE of Honiara, Solomon Islands / pop: 56,298 / local time: 06:19:29.2 2016-02-13
245 km E of Kirakira, Solomon Islands / pop: 1,122 / local time: 06:19:29.2 2016-02-13

 
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MAGNITUDE 2.1 MAINE, USA

http://www.emsc-csem.org/Earthquake/earthquake.php?id=488114

Subject To Change

Depth: 5 km

Distances: 337 km E of Montréal, Canada / pop: 3,268,513 / local time: 08:37:25.2 2016-02-12
98 km N of Augusta, United States / pop: 19,136 / local time: 08:37:25.2 2016-02-12
51 km NE of Skowhegan, United States / pop: 6,297 / local time: 08:37:25.2 2016-02-12
5 km SE of Sangerville, United States / pop: 1,320 / local time: 08:37:25.2 2016-02-12

 
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MAGNITUDE 4.5 SAINT KITTS AND NEVIS REGION

http://www.emsc-csem.org/Earthquake/earthquake.php?id=488106

Subject To Change

Depth: 144 km

Distances: 24 km NW of Basseterre, Saint Kitts and Nevis / pop: 12,920 / local time: 08:59:33.3 2016-02-12
46 km S of Gustavia, Saint-Barthelemy / pop: 5,988 / local time: 08:59:33.3 2016-02-12
69 km S of Marigot, Saint-Martin / pop: 5,700 / local time: 08:59:33.3 2016-02-12

 
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MAGNITUDE 3.0 ST. MARTIN REGION, LEEWARD ISL.

http://www.emsc-csem.org/Earthquake/earthquake.php?id=488101

Subject To Change

Depth: 53 km

Distances: 100 km SW of Marigot, Saint-Martin / pop: 5,700 / local time: 06:16:25.5 2016-02-12
66 km W of Upper Hell’s Gate, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba / pop: 2,810 / local time: 06:16:25.5 2016-02-12

 
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MAGNITUDE 3.9 BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA

http://www.emsc-csem.org/Earthquake/earthquake.php?id=488055

Subject To Change

Depth: 2 km

Distances: 138 km W of Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina / pop: 696,731 / local time: 08:08:16.6 2016-02-12
71 km N of Split, Croatia / pop: 176,314 / local time: 08:08:16.6 2016-02-12
16 km NW of Glamoč, Bosnia and Herzegovina / pop: 4,016 / local time: 08:08:16.6 2016-02-12

 
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QUAKE SWARM STRAIT OF GIBRALTAR

***URGENT ALERT***
Earthquake Swarm
QUAKE SWARM
STRAIT OF GIBRALTAR

***BE ALERT***

MAGNITUDE 6.5 SUMBA REGION, INDONESIA

http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/us20004zp9#general_region

Subject To Change

Depth: 30 km

Distances: 3km (2mi) ESE of Andekantor, Indonesia
94km (58mi) W of Waingapu, Indonesia
132km (82mi) SSW of Labuhanbajo, Indonesia
145km (90mi) SSE of Bima, Indonesia
688km (428mi) W of Dili, East Timor