User: irge304 Topic: Extreme Weather
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Small earthquake strikes off Hawaii island’s east coast 20.8.2017 Seattle Times: Top stories

HONOLULU (AP) — A magnitude 4.1 earthquake hit off the coast of the Big Island of Hawaii. The U.S. Geological Survey’s Hawaii Volcano Observatory says the earthquake struck at 8:35 p.m. Friday about 66 miles (107 kilometers) northeast of the town of Hawaiian Beaches on the island’s east coast. The agency reports that about 100 […]
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Strong 6.4 earthquake hits off Fiji: US monitor 19.8.2017 Hindu: News
A strong 6.4-magnitude earthquake struck off Fiji on Saturday, U.S. seismologists said, but it was considerably deep and there were no reports of damage or injury.The offshore quake hit at 3:00 p.m. ...
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Strong earthquake of magnitude 6.4 jolts Indonesia's Sumatra 13.8.2017 New Kerala: World News
Jakarta [Indonesia], Aug 13 : An earthquake of magnitude 6.4 struck Sumatra in western Indonesia on Sunday with tremors being felt as far away as Singapore and Malaysia.
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Strong 6.4 earthquake hits Indonesia’s Sumatra: USGS 13.8.2017 Hindu: News
A strong 6.4-magnitude earthquake hit off the Indonesian island Sumatra on Sunday but there was no tsunami risk, seismologists said as panicked residents fled their homes.The quake hit at a depth of ...
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Strong earthquake strikes off Indonesian island of Sumatra 13.8.2017 Washington Post: World
A strong earthquake has struck off the coast of southern Sumatra in Indonesia.
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Strong earthquake strikes off Indonesian island of Sumatra 13.8.2017 Seattle Times: Nation & World

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A strong earthquake has struck off the coast of southern Sumatra in Indonesia. There are no immediate reports of damage or tsunami warning. The U.S. Geological Survey says the quake had a magnitude of 6.4 and occurred at a depth of 35 kilometers (21 miles). It was centered 74 kilometers (46 […]
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Guam residents greet threat from North Korea with mix of worry and bemusement 11.8.2017 LA Times: Nation

Residents on this tiny Western Pacific island, a United States territory that is home to strategically important American armed forces, have grown accustomed to occasional threats.

There are the super typhoons and the occasional earthquakes and tsunamis — all of which have caused real anxiety here...

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‘Unexploded WWII bomb’ found at Japan’s Fukushima nuclear plant 10.8.2017 Hindu: News
Unexploded U.S. bombs and shells are still occasionally found in Japan more than 70 years after the conflict ended in 1945
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Suspected WWII-era bomb dug up near Fukushima nuke plant 10.8.2017 Seattle Times: Top stories

TOKYO (AP) — A suspected wartime bomb was dug up at Thursday a construction site near the wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant complex. The plant’s operator, Tokyo Electric Power Co., said that a worker spotted the suspected bomb early Thursday while digging the ground at a parking lot about 1 kilometer (0.6 mile) north of the […]
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Suspected WWII-era bomb dug up near Fukushima nuke plant 10.8.2017 Washington Post: World
A suspected wartime bomb was dug up at Thursday a construction site near the wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant complex.
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Coastal communities rely on full funding for NOAA 10.8.2017 Seattle Times: Top stories

Our partnership with NOAA runs the gamut, from salmon habitat protection and habitat restoration jobs, to a tsunami-warning system, to funding that helps ensure the viability of our shellfish industry.
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Earthquakes, meet North Korean nukes: California's growing portfolio of disaster preparedness 9.8.2017 LA Times: Commentary
The head of California's emergency prep office now has to factor possible North Korean nukes into our already disaster-magnet state.
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Spyder teaser: Mahesh Babu is shaken by SJ Suryah’s deadly antics, watch video 9.8.2017 Entertainment – The Indian Express
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How a 9.2 earthquake in Alaska in 1964 changed our understanding is explained in 'The Great Quake' 4.8.2017 LA Times: Commentary

Geological tumult is all around us in the American West, in our vertiginous topography and in our heads — fear of the Big One. But a little over half a century ago there came what, befitting its magnitude and locale — in the “Great Land” of the Aleut — may be called the Great One. Henry Fountain’s...

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Magnitude 5.1 earthquake strikes off Northern California coast 29.7.2017 LA Times: Commentary

A magnitude 5.1 earthquake struck off the coast of the Eureka area Friday afternoon, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

The moderate temblor hit around 5 p.m. and was felt across the Humboldt Bay region. No injuries or damage were immediately reported.

The quake was centered in the Pacific...

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Increased Black Homeownership Focus Of NAREB Convention In New Orleans 25.7.2017 New Kerala: World News
WASHINGTON, July 25, 2017 : The National Association of Real Estate Brokers (NAREB) at its 70th Anniversary Convention is issuing a call to Black real estate industry professionals, leaders of Black church denominations, financial services executives, social, and civic engagement organizations to come together to increase Black homeownership.
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Huge music festival’s contract will get an extra week of scrutiny from Denver City Council 25.7.2017 Denver Post: Local
Denver City Council has decided to take another week to decide on a contract for Superfly Productions' proposed three-day music festival on Overland Park Golf Course.
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Japan marks three-year countdown to Tokyo 2020 Games 24.7.2017 Sport Others – The Indian Express
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Robot finds likely melted fuel heap inside Fukushima reactor 22.7.2017 Seattle Times: Nation & World

TOKYO (AP) — An underwater robot has captured images of massive deposits believed to be melted nuclear fuel that are covering the floor of a damaged reactor at Japan’s crippled Fukushima nuclear plant. Plant operator Tokyo Electric Power Co. says solidified lava-like rocks heaped up from the bottom inside of a main structure called the […]
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Robot finds likely melted fuel heap inside Fukushima reactor 22.7.2017 Washington Post: World
An underwater robot has captured images of massive deposits believed to be melted nuclear fuel that are covering the floor of a damaged reactor at Japan’s crippled Fukushima nuclear plant.
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