Japan with tsunami warning after 6.8 magnitude earthquake

An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.8 magnitude was registered this Friday in northeastern Japan and triggered a tsunami warning in the region, public broadcaster NHK reported. The Japan Meteorological Agency said the quake occurred at 04.22 local time (19.22 GMT Friday) with its...

Inocar installed a sea buoy to detect Tsunamis in Esmeraldas

At 70 nautical miles off the coast of the province of Esmeraldas, the Oceanographic Institute of the Navy (INOCAR) installed a tsunami detection buoy at a depth of 2,900 meters. The INOCAR staff and officials of the Mediterranean Maritime Signals of Spain and Sonardyne, from...
Países del Pacífico realizarán simulacro de tsunami

Pacific Countries will held tsunami drill

As a preventive measure to a tsunami warning, the Intergovernmental Coordination Group for the Tsunami Warning System and Mitigation in the Pacific (ICG / PTWs) will conduct a drill to measure the responsiveness of thirty-nine countries in the event of a tsunami. In this...

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...

7,7 Magnitude Quake Shakes Russia and Tokyo

A powerful earthquake struck off the eastern coast of Russia and its tremor was felt as far away as Tokyo. The initial report of the US Geological Survey stated that the quake had a 7,7 magnitude with no tsunami generated. Other agencies put the quake at 7,3-magnitude. The...

Town in Japan Fights to Save the Only tree Left after Tsunami

The town of Rikuzentakata in Japan started a Facebook campaign to save the only tree left standing after the tsunami that hit the coast of the country in March 2011. The 27.5 meter-tall pine withstood the disaster, has become a symbol of reconstruction and is the star of a...

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...

Japan Reinforces Nuclear Safety Programs

Japan has set more strict and transparent safety regulations in their nuclear plants in order to ease the concern of the citizens, before they rekindle both of their nuclear reactors for the first time since the earthquake and tsunami of March 2011. Even with the nation facing...
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