The maestro returned this weekend to Milan with his Chicago Symphony Orchestra, his first performance at La Scala since his angry resignation as music director in 2005. Graham Spicer reports: photo: Silvia Lelli/La Scala Muti strode to the podium with cries of “Welcome back Maestro!” from the auditorium. He picked up a microphone, though not […]
A shallow magnitude 3.1 earthquake was reported Sunday morning one mile from Hollister, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 3:24 a.m. PST at a depth of 3.1 miles. According to the USGS, the epicenter was 14 miles from Prunedale, 14 miles from Gilroy, and 16...
Mid-afternoon quake struck at a depth of 103 miles beneath where Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands meet
A powerful magnitude 7.9 earthquake struck deep under Papua New Guinea on Sunday, causing damage and blackouts but no tsunami hours after the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center issued an alert for nearby islands.
SYDNEY (Reuters) - An 7.9 magnitude earthquake struck off Papua New Guinea (PNG) on Sunday, triggering a tsunami alert for several Pacific islands though that was subsequently wound back to cover just PNG and the neighboring Solomon Islands.
The hotel is only 55 miles from the epicenter of a series of earthquakes that have battered the region since August, and it took rescue crews hours to reach the devastation
A massive avalanche in central Italy buried a hotel hours after strong earthquakes hit. Two escaped and two are confirmed dead, but dozens more are trapped inside. Allen Pizzey reports.
SYDNEY (Reuters) - A 6.8 magnitude earthquake struck off the South Pacific nation of the Solomon Islands at a depth of 33 kms (20 miles), the U.S. Geological Survey said on Friday.
It's not yet clear what caused a deadly avalanche in Italy on Wednesday (Jan. 18), but experts said it's too soon to blame the cataclysm on a series of substantial earthquakes that happened earlier that day.
Yesterday, an avalanche buried an Italian resort. At least 30 people were trapped inside; scores have likely died. Officials link the immediate cause to a series of earthquakes in central Italy. But there's another reason that snow slides are becoming more common: climate change. Avalanches are caused by a combination of geological factors (like the incline […]
The avalanche was triggered by four earthquakes in the region.
Earthquakes triggered the disaster, which consumed a mountainside hotel where many are trapped and feared dead.
When I first moved to California in 1990, I was told by Stanford’s campus housing people to keep an earthquake emergency box on hand at all times. Its contents included a radio, flashlights, warm clothes, medical supplies and a few other items. Later in Boston, I stuck with the idea, [...]
About 30 people are missing in the Abruzzo region of Italy after an avalanche, apparently triggered by earthquakes Wednesday, covered a three-story mountain hotel in snow.
Following a series of strong earthquakes, a huge avalanche ploughed into a luxury mountain hotel in central Italy with up to 30 people feared to be buried under the snow, officials said on Thursday. Dozens are feared dead after an avalanche...Show More Summary
An avalanche, likely triggered by an earthquake, has buried a hotel in the Italian region of Abruzzo, leaving at least 30 people missing. SEE ALSO: Teen films epic journey to catch flight amidst earthquake rubble Rescuers have worked...Show More Summary
An avalanche buries a four-star hotel in central Italy after a series of strong earthquakes in the area.
PENNE, Italy (Reuters) - An avalanche hit a popular mountain hotel in central Italy after a series of strong earthquakes had rattled the area, and up to 30 people might be buried under the snow, officials said on Wednesday.
The tragedy came after earthquakes struck the region on Wednesday, prompting officials to close schools and the subway system in Rome, about 100 miles away, as a precaution.