User: irge304 Topic: Extreme Weather
Category: Tsunami
Last updated: Jun 23 2017 17:55 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Earthquakes may be the rare issue uniting Democrats and Republicans in California 23.6.2017 LA Times: Commentary
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and members of Congress voice support to fund the earthquake early warning system.
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Court: Sailors can sue in US over Japanese nuclear disaster 23.6.2017 Seattle Times: Nation & World

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal appeals court says members of the U.S. Navy can pursue their lawsuit in a U.S. court alleging radiation exposure from Japan’s Fukushima nuclear power plant. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco ruled Thursday that the sailors for now don’t have to make their legal claims […]
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Greenland tsunami, floods leave 4 people missing after quake 18.6.2017 Seattle Times: Top stories

HELSINKI (AP) — Authorities say four people have been reported missing in Greenland after an earthquake off the Arctic island’s west coast triggered a tsunami that flooded a village. The Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland said Sunday that an earthquake late Saturday with a magnitude of around 4.0 on the Richter scale struck northwestern […]
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Four missing after tsunami hits Greenland 18.6.2017 World – The Indian Express
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'Little sunfish' robot to swim in to Fukushima reactor 16.6.2017 BBC: Technology
It'll be a tough journey - previous robots sent in to the ruined nuclear reactor didn't make it back.
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Swimming robot to probe damage at Japan nuclear plant 15.6.2017 AP Business
YOKOSUKA, Japan (AP) -- A Japanese industrial group has unveiled a swimming robot designed be used underwater to probe damage from meltdowns at the Fukushima Dai-Ichi nuclear plant after the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami....
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Swimming robot to probe damage at Japan nuclear plant 15.6.2017 Washington Post: World
An industrial group developing nuclear decommissioning technology has unveiled a swimming robot designed to be used underwater to investigate damage in three reactors at the wrecked Fukushima Dai-Ichi plant in northeastern Japan.
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Swimming robot to probe damage at Japan nuclear plant 15.6.2017 Seattle Times: Business & Technology

YOKOSUKA, Japan (AP) — A Japanese industrial group has unveiled a swimming robot designed be used underwater to probe damage from meltdowns at the Fukushima Dai-Ichi nuclear plant after the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami. Remote controlled robots are key to the decades-long decommissioning process, but super-high radiation and structural damage hampered earlier attempts to […]
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Earthquake measuring 7 magnitude strikes off Mexico southwest coast 14.6.2017 Hindu: International
An undersea earthquake measuring 7 magnitude struck off Mexico's southwest Pacific coast on Wednesday, said the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center.The Hawaii-based center said that based on available data...
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Magnitude 6.9 quake reported near Tajumulco, Guatemala 14.6.2017 Seattle Times: Top stories

LONDON (AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 6.9 earthquake reported 8 kilometers (5 miles) southwest of Tajumulco, Guatemala. The agency says the tremor was center 111 kilometers (69 miles) below the surface. There were no immediate reports of damage, and there was no tsunami warning.
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Strong, shallow earthquake rattles Jakarta 12.6.2017 Hindu: International
A strong, shallow earthquake on Monday rocked part of Indonesia’s main island, causing panic but no immediate reports of damage or casualties.The National Disaster Management Agency said the earthqua...
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India’s tsunami warning system in SCS can be part of existing mechanism, says China 11.6.2017 Hindu: News
China today reacted guardedly to India’s plans to establish a tsunami warning system in the South China Sea, saying the proposal can be a part of the existing mechanism being operated by it since las...
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What do you do if a North Korean missile is coming at you, Japanese wonder 9.6.2017 Washington Post: World
Local authorities are organizing evacuation drills in response to Kim Jong Un’s missile tests.
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Magnitude 5.1 earthquake strikes Hawaii’s Big Island 8.6.2017 Seattle Times: Nation & World

HONOLULU (AP) — A magnitude 5.1 earthquake shook Hawaii’s southernmost island Thursday morning. The U.S. Geological Survey said Thursday that the quake was centered about 11 miles (18 kilometers) southeast of Volcano town on the Big Island. It hit just after 7 a.m. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center says no tsunami was expected as a […]
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US energy chief reassures Japan of commitment to environment 5.6.2017 AP Politics
TOKYO (AP) -- The U.S. energy secretary reassured Japan on Monday that his country is committed to tackling environmental issues and to promoting clean energy even though the country is leaving the Paris climate accord....
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Moderate earthquake rattles Alaska’s west Aleutian Islands 3.6.2017 Seattle Times: Top stories
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A magnitude 6.9 earthquake rumbled north of Alaska’s Aleutian Islands but did not cause a tsunami or damage structures. The U.S. Geological Survey says the earthquake occurred at 2:24 p.m. about 127 miles (204 kilometers) northwest of Attu (at-TOO) Island near the far west end of the Aleutians. The Alaska Earthquake […]
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Venezuela's hunger crisis is for real 2.6.2017 Washington Post: Op-Eds
Venezuela's hunger crisis is for real
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Strong Indonesia earthquake damages buildings, hurts some 30.5.2017 Washington Post: World
A strong, shallow earthquake rocked Indonesia’s central Sulawesi province Monday evening, injuring at least three people and damaging some buildings and houses.
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Strong earthquake shakes Indonesia’s Sulawesi island 29.5.2017 Washington Post: World
A strong, shallow earthquake rocked Indonesia’s central Sulawesi province Monday evening. There were no immediate reports of serious damage or casualties, and no immediate tsunami warning.
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Strong earthquake shakes Indonesia’s Sulawesi island 29.5.2017 Seattle Times: Nation & World
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A strong, shallow earthquake rocked Indonesia’s central Sulawesi province Monday evening. There were no immediate reports of serious damage or casualties, and no immediate tsunami warning. The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake had a preliminary magnitude of 6.6 and was centered near the city of Poso at a depth of […]
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