Archive | August 28, 2016

Fire Blocking Yellowstone National Park Entrance

MAGNITUDE 4.5 NORTHERN CALIFORNIA, USA

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Subject To Change

Depth: 35 km

Distances: 844 km NW of Los Angeles, United States / pop: 3,792,621 / local time: 14:20:52.1 2016-08-28
264 km NW of Sacramento, United States / pop: 466,488 / local time: 14:20:52.1 2016-08-28
51 km SW of Weaverville, United States / pop: 3,600 / local time: 14:20:52.1 2016-08-28
23 km SW of Hayfork, United States / pop: 2,368 / local time: 14:20:52.1 2016-08-28

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Massive Explosion At Chemical Plant In Cantonment, Florida, USA

Chemical Explosion Alert
A loud explosion has taken place at the Ascend Performance Materials plant on Old Chemstrand Road in Cantonment, Florida officials say. Shaking from the blast was felt across the surrounding area.
 
The incident happened just after 12 p.m. CT on Sunday when residents reported hearing a loud explosion coming from the Ascend plant, which is located at 3000 Old Chemstrand Road. Only few details are available.
 
Residents in the area said the blast shook their homes, but it was not immediately known what was the cause of the explosion at the plant. It is also unknown whether anyone at the plant has been injured. No evacuations have been ordered as of 12:50 p.m.
 
Ascend Performance Materials manufactures and supplies chemicals, fibers and plastics products, according to its website. The company has 6 plants in the United States, in addition to a plant in Belgium and China.
Courtesy of bnonews.com

MAGNITUDE 2.7 AUSTRIA

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Depth: 2 km

Distances: 98 km SW of Vienna, Austria / pop: 1,691,468 / local time: 19:11:44.6 2016-08-28
50 km N of Graz, Austria / pop: 222,326 / local time: 19:11:44.6 2016-08-28

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QUAKE SWARM CENTRAL ITALY

***VERY URGENT***

Earthquake Swarm

  QUAKE SWARM

CENTRAL ITALY

***BE ALERT***

MAGNITUDE 4.4 CENTRAL ITALY

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Depth: 9 km

Distances: 120 km NE of Roma, Italy / pop: 2,563,241 / local time: 17:55:35.2 2016-08-28
54 km N of L’Aquila, Italy / pop: 68,503 / local time: 17:55:35.2 2016-08-28
28 km W of Ascoli Piceno, Italy / pop: 51,375 / local time: 17:55:35.2 2016-08-28

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MAGNITUDE 5.1 SOUTH GEORGIA ISLAND REGION

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Depth: 10 km

Distances: 2947 km SE of Montevideo, Uruguay / pop: 1,270,737 / local time: 11:26:04.6 2016-08-28
3079 km SE of Buenos Aires, Argentina / pop: 13,076,300 / local time: 11:26:04.6 2016-08-28
3866 km SE of Santiago, Chile / pop: 4,837,295 / local time: 11:26:04.6 2016-08-28

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MAGNITUDE 5.0 AZORES ISLANDS REGION

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Depth: 33 km

Distances: 1964 km E of Saint-Pierre, Saint Pierre and Miquelon / pop: 6,200 / local time: 07:55:03.5 2016-08-28
817 km W of Ponta Delgada, Portugal / pop: 20,056 / local time: 09:55:03.5 2016-08-28

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MAGNITUDE 3.2 SPAIN

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Subject To Change

Depth: 16 km

Distances: 186 km NW of Gibraltar, Gibraltar / pop: 26,544 / local time: 09:54:29.6 2016-08-28
38 km NW of Sevilla, Spain / pop: 703,206 / local time: 09:54:29.6 2016-08-28
5 km S of El Ronquillo, Spain / pop: 1,378 / local time: 09:54:29.6 2016-08-28

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