Archive | July 29, 2017

22,000 evacuated after fire breaks out at Barcelona music festival

Crane collapses into former Primark building in Reading, UK

The crane rests against the Primark store after collapsing
Emergency services are at the scene, but no injuries have been reported
Shops and homes have been evacuated after a crane collapsed into a former Primark store.
 
The crane, which is around 60 metres tall, came to rest against the building in West Street, Reading.
Crane collapse in Reading
The building used to be a Primark store
The building used to be a Primark shop, according to the Reading Chronicle.
 
Police have closed the road and pedestrians and motorists are being told to avoid the area, with buses being diverted.
 
Firefighters and ambulance crews are also on the scene, but no injuries have been reported so far.
 
Police said shops and homes in the area had been evacuated as a safety measure.
Courtesy of Sky News
 

MAGNITUDE 3.3 CANARY ISLANDS, SPAIN REGION

https://www.emsc-csem.org/Earthquake/earthquake.php?id=608585

Subject To Change

Depth: 38 km

Distances: 319 km W of Laâyoune / El Aaiún, Western Sahara / pop: 189,000 / local time: 22:12:33.6 2017-07-29
44 km S of Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain / pop: 223,000 / local time: 22:12:33.6 2017-07-29
24 km SE of Lomo de Arico, Spain / pop: 7,200 / local time: 22:12:33.6 2017-07-29

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MAGNITUDE 2.0 LONG VALLEY AREA, CALIFORNIA, USA

https://www.emsc-csem.org/Earthquake/earthquake.php?id=608457

Subject To Change

Depth: 1 km

Distances: 403 km N of Los Angeles, United States / pop: 3,793,000 / local time: 22:45:06.6 2017-07-28
184 km SE of Carson City, United States / pop: 55,300 / local time: 22:45:06.6 2017-07-28
93 km E of Mariposa, United States / pop: 2,200 / local time: 22:45:06.6 2017-07-28
4 km E of Mammoth Lakes, United States / pop: 8,300 / local time: 22:45:06.6 2017-07-28
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