On This Day in Football: Birth of a serial European Cup winner, Los Angeles hit by Earthquakes - originally posted on Sportslens.com On this day in 1933, Real Madrid and Spain legend Francisco Gento was born in the village of Guarnizo in Cantabria. Show More Summary
By Rebecca Blackwell and Marco Ugarte Associated Press Wearing a hard hat, Rodrigo Díaz Mejía climbs on top of a crushed car to enter an apartment that was left exposed FULL STORY The post Earthquake recovery can be slow process appeared first on Mexico News Daily.
For 1600 years, the Pharos stood on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea guiding ships into the port of Alexandria, before an earthquake consigned it to the bottom of the ocean.
Veterinary and volunteer teams from HSI/Mexico fanned out to five states affected by earthquakes with the goal of bringing help to as many animals as possible. Above, HSI/Mexico Campaign Director Claudia Edwards in Jojutla, which saw some of the worst damage. Show More Summary
At first glance, the endless rows of devastated buildings could be the aftermath of a great earthquake. "No one wanted this to happen," President Rodrigo Duterte said on Tuesday as he declared Marawi city "liberated from the terrorists' influence" after a nearly five-month battle with gunmen loyal to the Islamic State group. Show More Summary
2017 will be one of the worst years for insurance claims for natural disasters, says Hiscox, as Swiss Re says its bill will be around £2.7bn Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria, along with two recent earthquakes in Mexico will cost the insurance industry $95bn (£72bn), according to estimates released on Friday. Show More Summary
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - I first visited Camp No. 3 a few days after the Sept. 19 earthquake.
Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria and two earthquakes in Mexico are racking up loses for insurers.
A new database showcasing hundreds of examples of human-triggered earthquakes should shake up policy-makers, regulators and industry executives looking to mitigate these unacceptable hazards caused by our own actions, according to a Western Earth Sciences professor.
The earthquake that shook Mexico City last month and caused damage to thousands of buildings across the city has also revealed major deficiencies in the record keeping of government authorities. FULL STORY The post Deficiencies revealed in record-keeping appeared first on Mexico News Daily.
Like earthquakes can unleash tsunamis, strong winds and the California wildfires apparently set loose another type of natural disaster: fire tornadoes. And the San Francisco Chronicle says the fire-filled tornadoes that hit Santa Rosa last week, driven by nearly 80mph winds, wreaked major havoc, tossing cars, pulling trees out of...
Thousands of miles of buried optical fibers crisscross California's San Francisco Bay Area delivering high-speed internet and HD video to homes and businesses.
An indigenous chef from the small Zapotec town of Magdalena Tlacotepec in Oaxaca had wanted to open her own restaurant until an earthquake halted those plans. But Grecia Jiménez Osorio has found FULL STORY The post Indigenous chef feeds earthquake victims appeared first on Mexico News Daily.
When an earthquake strikes, every minute counts. Here’s a timeline of USAID’s response to the September 19 earthquake in Mexico.
I’ve covered genocide in Sudan and children being blown apart in Iraq. I’ve been dispatched to earthquakes, hurricanes and famines. But Rajuma’s story stopped me.
A shallow magnitude 3.0 earthquake was reported Thursday morning near Pizona, Calif., about 30 miles east of Lee Vining, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 9:02 a.m. PDT at a depth of 0.6 miles. According to the USGS, the epicenter was 85 miles from Gardnerville...
When a quake hits, should you run? Or drop, cover and hold on?
One month after the earthquake that jolted Mexico on September 19, flattening dozens of buildings across Mexico City and leaving 369 dead, many people are only just starting to pick up the pieces. Here is a look at the recovery effort in four snapshots. Show More Summary
A shallow magnitude 3.8 earthquake was reported Thursday morning three miles from San Benito, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 4:45 a.m. PDT at a depth of 5 miles. According to the USGS, the epicenter was 15 miles from Greenfield and Soledad, and 18 miles...
When's the next one of these things due anyway? by Sydney Brownstone A helpful illustration from the Washington State Department of Transportation on what might happen to the viaduct (which is still standing!) during a major earthquake. Show More Summary