Seism of 7,4 Leaves Seven People Dead in Guatemala

An earthquake of a 7,4 magnitude in the Richter scale shook Guatemala, this natural phenomenon was also felt in El Salvador. All the seven victims that the seism caused, died in the Guatemala state of San Marcos. The seism was also felt in the capital of Mexico. According to the...

Colombian Locality Affected by Strong Seism

A fierce seism with a 7,1 magnitude in the Richter Scale was felt at 20 kilometres from the locality La Vega, Colombia. The natural phenomena occurred last Sunday around 13:31 (GMT). According to the report of the Seismological Service of the United States, USGS, the epicentre of...

Ecuador Dismisses Tsunami Alert After Seism in Costa Rica

After a strong seism of that took down the energy and telecommunications services in San Jose, Costa Rica. Several countries Latin American countries like Panama, Nicaragua, El Salvador, Honduras, Mexico declared a tsunami alert. Meanwhile the USGS centre of United States that...

New Zealand North Island Shaken By 6.2 Quake

Today a large earthquake rocked New Zealand’s North Island, so far no damage has been reported. The long seism had a magnitude of 6.5 magnitude, which was felt more strongly at 60km southwest of Opunake in Taranaki at a depth of 257 km. According to the U.S. Geological Survey the...

A 6 Degrees Quake Affected the Northern Regions of Chile

A six-degree seism in the Richter scale was felt in the regions of Coquimbo and Antofagasta, in the North of Chile. However no damages were reported. According to the Seismology Institute of the University of Chile the tremor was located at 07:39 (GMT) and its epicenter was under...

Indonesia Faces Seism and Strong Waves

This Wednesday waves of more than 80cm were seen in the eastern coast of the island of Sumatra in Indonesia. The waves started a violent seism with a magnitude of 8,6 in the Indian Ocean. “Small tsunamis” from 36 to 80 waves affected four settlements in the north of Sumatra...

Strong Seism in Chile Forces Evacuations

A 7,1 seism shocked the centre of Chile during Sunday afternoon, specialists considered the quake as strong as the one that occurred in 2010. The current event left 14 wounded and close to 25,000 people evacuated due to the risk of a tsunami. In the region of Maule, a total of 11...

Several Wounded After Seism in Philippines

At least 23 people have some minor wounds after the seism of 5,9 in the Richter scale. The phenomena shook the Philippine Island of Mindanao, in the south of the country. Most of the wounded people, 20, suffered their injuries in the stampede of a mall in the city of Surigao, at...