Home » Disasters


Recent Earthquakes On Ring Of Fire Not Related - Scientists

Post Pic
We just had a tsunami-triggering 8.2 earthquake off of Chile’s north coast, a 5.8 earthquake off the coast of Panama, a 5.1 earthquake in southern California, and a dormant volcano in Peru has awakened for the first time in 40 years, but scientists assure us that none of these events are related and that we don’t have anything to be concerned about. Even though all of these events took place on... 

Animals fleeing Yellowstone spark fears of volcanic eruption

Post Pic
Videos of bison seemingly fleeing Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming have sparked concerns among some bloggers that recent seismic activity could trigger the eruption of the park’s so-called supervolcano. According to Epoch Times, multiple videos of such incidents have been posted online recently, one of which shows a herd of buffalo allegedly leaving the park and “running for their lives.”... 

Death toll from Ebola virus tops 83 in Guinea

Post Pic
The World Health Organization (WHO) says the death toll from the Ebola virus epidemic in Guinea has risen to at least 83. On Wednesday, the UN agency said the fatality rate in the country so far stands at 65 percent with the virus mainly hitting those aged from 15 to 59. The organization added that five new cases of the deadly disease have been recorded in the past 24 hours, increasing the total number... 

900,000 evacuated as 8.2 earthquake rattles Chile

Post Pic
A massive 8.2 magnitude quake has struck off the coast of northern Chile, killing 6 people and sending a 2-meter tsunami wave. Over 900,000 people and 11 hospitals were evacuated along the coastline, government officials said. Hundreds of thousands of people evacuated from low lying coastal regions after a tsunami warning returned to their homes Wednesday morning as damage from the the quake appeared... 

4.8 earthquake rocks US Yellowstone National Park

Post Pic
A 4.8 magnitude quake rocked Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming near the border with Montana, the US Geological Survey said. There were several aftershocks with a magnitude over 3. The earthquake occurred 37 kilometers northeast of West Yellowstone, Montana at 6:34 am local time (1234 GMT) Sunday. The quake was centered almost in the middle of Yellowstone National Park, near the Norris Geyser Basin,... 

Malaysian Airlines MH370 flight search: 122 'potential objects' spotted by satellite

Post Pic
​New satellite images show more than 100 objects in the southern Indian Ocean that could be pieces of wreckage from a Malaysian airliner that disappeared from radar on March 8 with 239 people on board, Malaysia’s acting transport minister said. Hishammuddin Hussein told a news conference on Wednesday that the images were discovered by France-based Airbus Defence and Space on March 23. The... 

Hunt begins to find black boxes for doomed Flight MH370

Post Pic
An Australian officer scanning the ocean from the ship’s bridge during the search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 in the Indian Ocean on March 23. Now that satellite data has confirmed that the missing Malaysian airliner crashed into the Indian Ocean, the race is on to find the crucial voice and data recorders, the so-called black boxes, before a battery-powered homing device runs... 

Missing jet crashed in Indian Ocean, all onboard dead: Malaysian PM

Post Pic
Malaysia’s Prime Minister Najib Razak speaks during the press conference in Kuala Lumpur on March 24, 2014. The Malaysian prime minister has announced that the missing Malaysian passenger jet has crashed in the Southern Indian Ocean, killing all people on board. In a press conference in Kuala Lumpur on Monday night, Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak cited new satellite information, saying that the plane’s... 

Malaysia Airlines Mystery Deepens After Top Disease Experts Rushed To Indian Ocean

Post Pic
A grim report prepared by the Main Intelligence Directorate of the General Staff of the Armed Forces (GRU) on Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 is stating today that within 24-hours of this aircrafts “diversion” to the highly secretive Indian Ocean US military base located on the Diego Garcia atoll, no less than four flights, within the past week, containing top American and Chinese disease scientists... 

7 dead after explosion causes building collapse in Upper Manhattan

Post Pic
Officials said the cause of the blast was a gas leak, though there was no evidence of that yet. NYC Mayor de Blasio confirmed that a gas leak triggered an explosion which destroyed two buildings in Upper Manhattan Wednesday morning at around 9:31 a.m. EST. Over half a dozen people have now been confirmed dead and over 74 injured. More than 250 members from the New York Fire Department (FDNY) have been... 

Scientists liken Chinese smog to ‘nuclear winter’

Post Pic
Air pollution in parts of China is now so extreme it could lead to conditions similar to a “nuclear winter,” scientists say. The smog that covers the country has become so thick it is impeding photosynthesis, potentially disrupting China’s food supply. China’s pollution problem is reaching crisis point, with acrid smog covering six southern provinces for the past week. Over the last few days... 

Chinese capital gripped by air pollution for 6th day

Post Pic
People pay visit to the Temple of Heaven in Beijing on February 24, 2014. Air pollution strikes unhealthy levels in the Chinese capital Beijing for the sixth day in a row, prompting warnings for people to stay indoors. On Tuesday, officials said the gray smog that has been covering the sky in much of six northern provinces could last until Friday. Since last Friday, an orange alert — the second-highest... 

Beijing raises pollution alert to orange for first time as heavy smog blankets capital

Post Pic
Beijing raised its four-tiered smog alert system to ‘orange’ for the first time on Friday as heavy smog was forecast to roll into the city for the next three days. Officials have urged people to stay indoors and use public transport. When Beijing’s Air Quality Index (AQI) readings went above 300 micrograms per cubic meter on Friday – more than ten times the level considered safe by... 

Ukraine sure to join EU soon: Yulia Tymoshenko

Post Pic
Ukrainian opposition leader Yulia Tymoshenko greets supporters from a car as she leaves her prison hospital in Kharkiv on February 22, 2014. Ukraine’s opposition leader Yulia Tymoshenko says she is sure the country will join the European Union (EU) in the near future. Tymoshenko made the comment on Saturday minutes after she was released from the hospital where she had been held under prison guard... 

Hot weather phenomenon may threaten Earth

Post Pic
Scientists warns that a dry and hot weather phenomenon known as ‘El Nino’ is likely to hit most parts of the earth in the second half of this year. Researchers in Germany announced that the phenomenon could spew out huge amounts of heat this year, on summer 2014. While the menacing El Nino weather pattern appears to be ready to blow massive amounts of heat into the atmosphere, there is a 75 per... 
Copyright © 2009 The European Union Times – Breaking News, Latest News. All rights reserved.