Deadly tsunami raises questions: Are we ready for disaster? - The Weather Network

Sun, 30 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Why Indonesia needs better tsunami warning systems - Down To Earth Magazine

Mon, 24 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

At least 373 people are dead in Indonesian tsunami that came without warning - INSIDER

Mon, 24 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
At least 373 people are dead in Indonesian tsunami that came without warning  INSIDER

At least 373 people were killed and more than 1,400 are injured after a tsunami struck Indonesia's Sunda Strait on Saturday night, Indonesian authorities said.

The worst natural disaster risks facing New Zealand - Noted

Mon, 14 Jan 2019 18:08:58 GMT
The worst natural disaster risks facing New Zealand  Noted

Natural disaster risks in NZ: What's the risk of a major earthquake, volcanic eruption, tsunami or wildfire in New Zealand – and how could it play out?

New tsunami warnings in Indonesia - PerthNow

Wed, 26 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
New tsunami warnings in Indonesia  PerthNow

Persistent rain in Indonesia's tsunami disaster area jeopardises the spread of food and water supplies.

How Indonesia can reduce mortality from tsunamis - CNN

Wed, 26 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
How Indonesia can reduce mortality from tsunamis  CNN

Michael Bociurkiw writes that the Indian Ocean tsunami, which killed more than 100000 people in Indonesia 14 years ago, was supposed to usher in a new era ...

A bigger, stronger earthquake is in the offing New study reveals how small and medium earthquakes - Down To Earth Magazine

Thu, 03 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
A bigger, stronger earthquake is in the offing New study reveals how small and medium earthquakes  Down To Earth Magazine

New study reveals how small and medium earthquakes in turn trigger giant Himalayan earthquakes.

Can Indonesia take on other disasters after year of tragedy? - Aljazeera.com

Mon, 14 Jan 2019 05:48:58 GMT
Can Indonesia take on other disasters after year of tragedy?  Aljazeera.com

Indonesia doubles disaster relief budget, but many say more efforts are needed to tackle challenges posed by disasters.

Extent of damage unfolds after deadly Indonesia tsunami – video - The Guardian

Sun, 23 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Extent of damage unfolds after deadly Indonesia tsunami – video  The Guardian

Residents of Indonesia's Sunda Strait pick their way through debris after a deadly tsunami struck tourist beaches and coastal areas on Saturday night.

U.S. Geological Survey Unable To Provide Indonesia Tsunami Data Due To Government Shutdown - HuffPost

Sun, 23 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
U.S. Geological Survey Unable To Provide Indonesia Tsunami Data Due To Government Shutdown  HuffPost

The agency's website is dormant and it's operating with a skeleton crew, according to documents.

Strong 6.6-magnitude earthquake hits off Indonesia; no tsunami warning - Business Standard

Sun, 06 Jan 2019 19:30:00 GMT
Strong 6.6-magnitude earthquake hits off Indonesia; no tsunami warning  Business Standard

A strong 6.6-magnitude earthquake struck off the Indonesian coast early Monday, sending residents running out of their homes, but no tsunami warning was ...

Tsunamis: 26 Little-Known Facts About Mother Nature's Most Powerful Force - TheTravel

Mon, 14 Jan 2019 17:27:57 GMT
Tsunamis: 26 Little-Known Facts About Mother Nature's Most Powerful Force  TheTravel

Tsunamis are one of nature's most brutal forces. These powerful waves are often generated by strong earthquakes or volcanic eruptions and have the ability to ...

Indonesia Promises New Tsunami Warning System As Rescue Efforts Continue | The Takeaway - WNYC Studios

Thu, 27 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Indonesia Promises New Tsunami Warning System As Rescue Efforts Continue | The Takeaway  WNYC Studios

Hundreds of people are dead in Indonesia after a tsunami hit the Sunda Strait between the islands of Sumatra and Java over the weekend. The tsunami was ...

Indonesia tsunami disaster: Flight paths moved around erupting volcano - PerthNow

Wed, 26 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Indonesia tsunami disaster: Flight paths moved around erupting volcano  PerthNow

Indonesia has rerouted all flights around the erupting Anak Krakatau volcano as it spewed columns of ash into the air, days after it triggered a deadly tsunami.

'Angry Child of Krakatoa' Tsunami Struck Without Warning - The Daily Beast

Sun, 23 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
'Angry Child of Krakatoa' Tsunami Struck Without Warning  The Daily Beast

A surprise tsunami after a volcanic eruption caught holiday makers by surprise, but the chain of events should have been predictable because it has happened ...

India number one in tsunami early warning system, says Union Minister Harsh Vardhan - The Financial Express

Tue, 25 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
India number one in tsunami early warning system, says Union Minister Harsh Vardhan  The Financial Express

On Saturday night, a powerful tsunami hit Indonesia, known for its thousands of islands stretching from the Andaman Sea to Indian Ocean and South China Sea, ...

Government Shutdown: Indonesian Tsunami Data Unavailable From U.S. Geological Survey After Workers Sent Home Without Pay - Newsweek

Mon, 24 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Government Shutdown: Indonesian Tsunami Data Unavailable From U.S. Geological Survey After Workers Sent Home Without Pay  Newsweek

The science bureau that provides important data on such natural disasters is retaining only 75 of its 8032 employees due to Washington's partial shutdown.

Disaster in Indonesia Illustrates Faults in Tsunami Warning Systems - Pacific Standard

Tue, 02 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Disaster in Indonesia Illustrates Faults in Tsunami Warning Systems  Pacific Standard

The death toll from the magnitude 7.5 earthquake and resulting tsunami that struck near Palu, Indonesia, on Friday evening continues to rise, with several ...

Scientists develop low-cost tsunami warning system that could help prevent future deaths - ABC News

Mon, 05 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Scientists develop low-cost tsunami warning system that could help prevent future deaths  ABC News

Adelaide scientists say they have successfully tested a simple, low-cost tsunami warning system in small villages in Vanuatu that could help save lives in regions ...

As Indonesia Reels from the Earthquake and Tsunami, Experts Warn of More Deadly Disasters to Come - TIME

Thu, 11 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
As Indonesia Reels from the Earthquake and Tsunami, Experts Warn of More Deadly Disasters to Come  TIME

Scientists warn that disasters like the earthquake and tsunami in Indonesia's central Sulawesi are becoming more deadly and destructive.

Joint operation of natural disaster early warning system tested - http://en.vietnamplus.vn/

Wed, 26 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Joint operation of natural disaster early warning system tested  http://en.vietnamplus.vn/

Hanoi (VNA) – A video conference was held on December 26 to test how relevant governmental agencies coordinate to operate the country's natural disaster ...

Would a better tsunami warning system have saved lives in Sulawesi? - The Conversation AU

Tue, 02 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Would a better tsunami warning system have saved lives in Sulawesi?  The Conversation AU

Local knowledge and awareness of the risks of tsunamis can better prepare people when disaster strikes.

He helped Indonesia through a 'year of disasters' while facing his own - SBS News

Sun, 30 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
He helped Indonesia through a 'year of disasters' while facing his own  SBS News

The spokesman for Indonesia's disaster management agency Sutopo Purwo Nugroho has been given one to three years to live after being diagnosed with ...

Tsunami: Is the Northern Territory's coastline at risk of being hit by a devastating wave? - ABC News

Mon, 05 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Tsunami: Is the Northern Territory's coastline at risk of being hit by a devastating wave?  ABC News

The Northern Territory coastline sits close to fault lines, and Darwin is not far from Lombok Island in Indonesia, which was recently smashed by a tsunami.

Sulawesi tsunami warning, Palu, Donggala: Sensors missed giant wave - NEWS.com.au

Mon, 01 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Sulawesi tsunami warning, Palu, Donggala: Sensors missed giant wave  NEWS.com.au

A TSUNAMI warning system that may have saved lives in Indonesia was not working properly after being stuck in a testing phase for years. Waves up to 6m ...

Why the Tsunami in Indonesia Struck Without Warning - The New Yorker

Thu, 04 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Why the Tsunami in Indonesia Struck Without Warning  The New Yorker

Doug Bock Clark on the tsunami that hit Palu, Indonesia, and the ways in which the government failed to prepare the region to withstand the disaster.

Is the World Ready for the Next Big Tsunami? - Foreign Policy

Thu, 04 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Is the World Ready for the Next Big Tsunami?  Foreign Policy

The twin earthquake-tsunami disaster in Indonesia late last week raised new questions about how prepared the global system is to react to future events.

The Science of Indonesia's Surprise Tsunami Explained - National Geographic

Mon, 01 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
The Science of Indonesia's Surprise Tsunami Explained  National Geographic

Dozens of earthquakes rocked the region, but a tsunami didn't seem imminent. Then the massive waves began crashing in.

Indonesia's Bali faces Natural Disasters - The Tribune World

Mon, 31 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Indonesia's Bali faces Natural Disasters  The Tribune World

The tsunami that left more than 400 dead on the coast of the Sonda Strait last month calls into question the economic future of this and other regions that want to ...

Indonesia to double disaster relief budget in 2019 after year of tragedies - Thomson Reuters Foundation

Tue, 08 Jan 2019 06:05:00 GMT
Indonesia to double disaster relief budget in 2019 after year of tragedies  Thomson Reuters Foundation

Southeast Asian country suffered its deadliest year in over a decade in 2018, when over 3000 people died in tsunamis and earthquakes.

Tsunami warning canceled after 7.0 quake and aftershocks in Alaska - WQAD Moline

Fri, 30 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Tsunami warning canceled after 7.0 quake and aftershocks in Alaska  WQAD Moline

Update (1:49 p.m.): (CNN) — A tsunami warning for coastal areas of Alaska's Cook Inlet and southern Kenai Peninsula was canceled after a magnitude 7.0 ...

New Nibiru Film Issues End-of-Days Warning: Jews, Come Home to Israel - Breaking Israel News

Thu, 10 Jan 2019 15:11:15 GMT
New Nibiru Film Issues End-of-Days Warning: Jews, Come Home to Israel  Breaking Israel News

“And I will shew wonders in the heavens and in the earth blood and fire and pillars of smoke.” Joel 3:3 (The Israel Bible™). (Credit: Breaking Israel News).

Faulty tsunami warning system in Phuket worries locals - The Straits Times

Fri, 05 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Faulty tsunami warning system in Phuket worries locals  The Straits Times

PHUKET (THE NATION/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Since a deadly tsunami struck Phuket in 2004, local people have trained their ears to listen to any alerts from ...

Tsunamis caused by volcanic eruption - thedailyguardian.net

Sun, 06 Jan 2019 23:32:30 GMT
Tsunamis caused by volcanic eruption  thedailyguardian.net

By: Edgar Mana-ay. IT IS common knowledge that when an earthquake occurs at intensity above 6 in the Richter scale and that the epicenter is located in the ...

Nature Cursed Indonesia, but It Took Neglect to Make a Disaster - The New York Times

Tue, 16 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Nature Cursed Indonesia, but It Took Neglect to Make a Disaster  The New York Times

As the city of Palu mourns the dead from an earthquake and tsunami, it is haunted by questions of whether the government could have stemmed the devastation.

Indonesia earthquake leaves at least 98 dead in Lombok, Bali as residents flee - ABC News

Mon, 06 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Indonesia earthquake leaves at least 98 dead in Lombok, Bali as residents flee  ABC News

Indonesia's resort islands of Bali and Lombok are rocked by a magnitude-6.9 earthquake, killing dozens and prompting a tsunami warning and panic among ...

Tsunami could hit Australia: Experts warn of 60m high wave - The Advertiser

Mon, 15 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Tsunami could hit Australia: Experts warn of 60m high wave  The Advertiser

WHILE Australia is seen as a nation largely immune from the risks of earthquakes, experts have revealed that Australia is susceptible to a devastating tsunami.

Indonesia’s Disaster Politics - Foreign Policy

Tue, 09 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Indonesia’s Disaster Politics  Foreign Policy

On Sept. 28, 2018, a 7.5 magnitude earthquake struck Indonesia near the island of Sulawesi. The earthquake was shallow, and the violent shaking destroyed a ...

Preparing for Japan's Next Tsunami - Motherboard

Sat, 25 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Preparing for Japan's Next Tsunami  Motherboard

The island nation's new warning system will broadcast qualitative alerts like takai and kyodai ("high" and "huge") during future Pacific megathrust earthquakes, ...

Flinders University’s new tsunami warning system which could save thousands of lives - The Advertiser

Sun, 04 Nov 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Flinders University’s new tsunami warning system which could save thousands of lives  The Advertiser

A FLINDERS University academic has created a disaster warning system he says could be rolled out at a fraction of the cost of traditional technology, potentially ...

Volcano erupts on tsunami-hit island in Indonesia – video - The Guardian

Wed, 03 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Volcano erupts on tsunami-hit island in Indonesia – video  The Guardian

The Soputan volcano has erupted just days after a tsunami hit the island of Sulawesi in Indonesia, with volcanic ash seen up to 4,000 metres in the air. So far no ...

New Real-Time Tsunami Early Warning System Calculates Size and Distance Using Underwater Sound Waves - Scientific American

Wed, 24 Jan 2018 08:00:00 GMT
New Real-Time Tsunami Early Warning System Calculates Size and Distance Using Underwater Sound Waves  Scientific American

Scientific American is the essential guide to the most awe-inspiring advances in science and technology, explaining how they change our understanding of the ...

5.0 magnitude earthquake rocks Indonesia's Aceh but no tsunami warning issued - The Japan Times

Thu, 27 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
5.0 magnitude earthquake rocks Indonesia's Aceh but no tsunami warning issued  The Japan Times

A 5.0 magnitude earthquake rocked Indonesia's western Aceh province early Thursday, the U.S. Geological Survey said, but there were no immediate reports of.

Is India better prepared if a 2004-like tsunami strikes again? - Down To Earth Magazine

Fri, 02 Nov 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Is India better prepared if a 2004-like tsunami strikes again?  Down To Earth Magazine

Next month will mark 14 years since the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami killed thousands.

Nations Work Together to Size Up Caribbean Tsunami Hazards - Eos

Thu, 04 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Nations Work Together to Size Up Caribbean Tsunami Hazards  Eos

The Caribbean is known for its tropical beaches and surfing resorts, but it is not exempt from earthquakes and tsunamis. Over the past 500 years, this region may ...

CONSUMER ALERT: Alaska's 7.0 earthquake and tsunami warning an alarming reminder about preparation, response and insurance - Monroe Monitor

Mon, 03 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
CONSUMER ALERT: Alaska's 7.0 earthquake and tsunami warning an alarming reminder about preparation, response and insurance  Monroe Monitor

Consumer Alert. Alaska's 7.0 earthquake and tsunami warning an alarming reminder about preparation, response and insurance. What To Know. A standard ...

Indonesia earthquake and tsunami: Failed early warning systems? - FRANCE 24 English

Thu, 04 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Indonesia earthquake and tsunami: Failed early warning systems?  FRANCE 24 English

The failure of early-warning detection systems to function adequately, coupled with a lack of public education about disaster response, likely compounded the ...

Head of Indonesia's weather agency asked to resign after it was accused of lifting Sulawesi tsunami alert prematurely - The Straits Times

Thu, 04 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Head of Indonesia's weather agency asked to resign after it was accused of lifting Sulawesi tsunami alert prematurely  The Straits Times

JAKARTA - The head of Indonesia's Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) - which has been accused of prematurely ending the tsunami ...

What a partial US-government shutdown would mean for science - Nature.com

Tue, 18 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
What a partial US-government shutdown would mean for science  Nature.com

Update: A partial US government shutdown began on 22 December. The clock is ticking for US lawmakers, who have fewer than four days — as of 18 December ...

Indonesia’s Indigenous Languages Hold the Secrets of Surviving Disaster - Foreign Policy

Mon, 15 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Indonesia’s Indigenous Languages Hold the Secrets of Surviving Disaster  Foreign Policy

JAKARTA, Indonesia—As the 2004 Indonesian tsunami bore down on the island of Simeulue , near West Aceh, the cries of “Smong! Smong!,” the local word for ...

The Day An Earthquake In America Caused A Tsunami In Japan - Forbes

Fri, 26 Jan 2018 08:00:00 GMT
The Day An Earthquake In America Caused A Tsunami In Japan  Forbes

Long ago Earthquake and Thunder decided to travel south, but they found only a desolate and dry land there. Earthquake was unhappy. "The humans will have ...

Is it safe to visit Indonesia? Where to avoid and how to cancel your holiday - The Telegraph

Mon, 01 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Is it safe to visit Indonesia? Where to avoid and how to cancel your holiday  The Telegraph

The Indonesian tourist board on Friday said “Bali remains safe as it is 980km away from Palu”. The island is the centre of the island nation's tourism industry and ...

Warnings Abounded Before Massive Alaska Landslide and Tsunami - Live Science

Sat, 08 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Warnings Abounded Before Massive Alaska Landslide and Tsunami  Live Science

A massive landslide and tsunami that denuded the slopes of an Alaskan fjord could reveal warning signs that could help predict future disasters. In a new paper, ...

Heed nature's tsunami warnings: expert - pna.gov.ph

Mon, 05 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Heed nature's tsunami warnings: expert  pna.gov.ph

MANILA -- An expert is urging the public to take notice of nature's warnings about a looming onslaught of tsunami, the series of sea waves that underwater or ...

Indian Ocean tsunami warning system to be tested: UNESCO - Xinhua | English.news.cn - Xinhua

Mon, 03 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Indian Ocean tsunami warning system to be tested: UNESCO - Xinhua | English.news.cn  Xinhua

PARIS, Sept. 3 (Xinhua) -- The UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) on Monday announced 24 countries bordering the Indian Ocean ...

7.6 quake off New Caledonia triggers tsunami warning - IOL

Wed, 05 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
7.6 quake off New Caledonia triggers tsunami warning  IOL

A powerful undersea earthquake with a magnitude of 7.6 struck off the east coast of New Caledonia in the South Pacific on Wednesday, said the Pacific Tsunami ...

New tsunami warning for Bristol Channel says worst case scenario now 'not bad enough' - Bristol Post

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
New tsunami warning for Bristol Channel says worst case scenario now 'not bad enough'  Bristol Post

"What we assumed to be the absolute worst case a few years ago now appears to be modest for what is predicted"

It's just a drill - for those in Kodiak, Thursday's tsunami warning siren is to test the system - KTUU.com

Thu, 19 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
It's just a drill - for those in Kodiak, Thursday's tsunami warning siren is to test the system  KTUU.com

Residents in Kodiak will experience the loud blaring sound of the tsunami warning siren; but don't worry - it's just a drill.

India develops 'real time' tsunami prediction system - Mongabay-India

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
India develops 'real time' tsunami prediction system  Mongabay-India

In a major development in India's capability to assess dangers following a tsunami event, the Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services (INCOIS) ...

'The car is on top of the house' footage emerges from quake-ravaged Donggala – video - The Guardian

Mon, 01 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
'The car is on top of the house' footage emerges from quake-ravaged Donggala – video  The Guardian

Footage of devastation has emerged from the hills outside of the Indonesian town of Donggala. Donggala, located on the island of Sulawesi was hit by a 7.5 ...

What would happen if a tsunami hit Sydney? Researchers plot possible impacts - ABC News

Mon, 15 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
What would happen if a tsunami hit Sydney? Researchers plot possible impacts  ABC News

Think the tsunami risk to Australia is pretty remote? You may be surprised to learn they have hit our shores before, and it could happen again. Whirlpools ...

Cyprus at low risk of tsunamis, but still prepared - Cyprus Mail

Mon, 05 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Cyprus at low risk of tsunamis, but still prepared  Cyprus Mail

Cyprus has made arrangements to receive timely warning in cases of tsunamis, authorities said on Monday. Even though they are not as common in the ...

Safe as houses? The biggest risk to your greatest asset - Noted

Mon, 14 Jan 2019 18:04:19 GMT
Safe as houses? The biggest risk to your greatest asset  Noted

When it comes to natural hazards, New Zealand is one of the riskiest places in the world – from the threat of earthquakes, volcanic eruptions and tsunamis to the ...

Sulawesi's earthquake and tsunami provide key insights into catastrophe response - Macquarie University

Fri, 26 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Sulawesi's earthquake and tsunami provide key insights into catastrophe response  Macquarie University

Australia has gaps in its ability to handle a Sulawesi-scale catastrophe here.

A tsunami in California is hard to predict, but experts say it's important to learn the warning signs - uscannenbergmedia.com

Tue, 02 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
A tsunami in California is hard to predict, but experts say it's important to learn the warning signs  uscannenbergmedia.com

National Tsunami Warning Center senior watchstander Kara Gately said she has not seen a heightened risk of tsunami activity in California, but people should ...

Tsunami Threat Never Ends - Government Technology

Thu, 12 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Tsunami Threat Never Ends  Government Technology

'Unlike hurricanes, a tsunami has no season. It can strike at any time, both day and night, without warning, or little warning.'

Why Philippines and Indonesia are prone to natural hazards - Rappler

Thu, 18 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Why Philippines and Indonesia are prone to natural hazards  Rappler

Just like Indonesia, the Philippines has a big earthquake looming in its future. This raises an important question: what makes the Philippines and Indonesia ...

How large can a tsunami be in the Caribbean? - Science Daily

Wed, 16 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT
How large can a tsunami be in the Caribbean?  Science Daily

The 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami has researchers reevaluating whether a magnitude 9.0 megathrust earthquake and resulting tsunami might also be a likely risk ...

NZ's only killer tsunami: What it means today - New Zealand Herald

Mon, 13 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
NZ's only killer tsunami: What it means today  New Zealand Herald

150 years ago, NZ's only documented fatal tsunami hit. What can we learn from it today?

Deference to industry trumps nuclear safety in the U.S., warns a controversial former regulator - Science Magazine

Tue, 15 Jan 2019 16:00:55 GMT
Deference to industry trumps nuclear safety in the U.S., warns a controversial former regulator  Science Magazine

Less than a year after the Fukushima nuclear accident in Japan, physicist Gregory B. Jaczko tried to break the “first commandment” of nuclear regulation: Thou ...

‘Not a straightforward event’: How multiple disasters stunned experts and ravaged a corner of Indonesia - Washington Post

Sun, 07 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
‘Not a straightforward event’: How multiple disasters stunned experts and ravaged a corner of Indonesia  Washington Post

Buoys to gauge tsunami risks were broken or in the wrong place. Seismologists thought the worst was over when the shaking stopped. And no one imagined soil ...

Chilean Navy Conducts Tsunami Disaster Response Exercise - Dialogo Americas

Thu, 25 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Chilean Navy Conducts Tsunami Disaster Response Exercise  Dialogo Americas

The evacuation exercise put a port community to the test in the Chilean Patagonia.

How to survive a tsunami - Popular Science

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 07:00:00 GMT
How to survive a tsunami  Popular Science

Most people do not survive being swept into a tsunami. But there are a few ways you can protect yourself from these natural disasters. Read on.

How Century-Old 'Tsunami Stones' Saved Lives In the Tōhoku Earthquake Of 2011 - Forbes

Sun, 11 Mar 2018 08:00:00 GMT
How Century-Old 'Tsunami Stones' Saved Lives In the Tōhoku Earthquake Of 2011  Forbes

'Tsunami Stones' are ancient stone markers warning of the dangers of earthquakes and tsunamis along the Japanese coastline. Nowadays often forgotten, they ...

Natural disasters: Wild weather rattles globe - NEWS.com.au

Mon, 01 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Natural disasters: Wild weather rattles globe  NEWS.com.au

A MONSTER typhoon has started to thrash Japan, and a hurricane is on track to wreak havoc in Mexico as Indonesia struggles in the aftermath of a catastrophic ...

Fast, accurate estimation of the Earth's magnetic field for natural disaster detection: Deep neural networks to detect magnetic field anomalies for faster warnings before earthquakes and tsunamis - Science Daily

Sun, 14 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Fast, accurate estimation of the Earth's magnetic field for natural disaster detection: Deep neural networks to detect magnetic field anomalies for faster warnings before earthquakes and tsunamis  Science Daily

Researchers have applied machine-learning techniques to achieve fast, accurate estimates of local geomagnetic fields using data taken at multiple observation ...

Resilience key to successful organizations - The Standard

Tue, 15 Jan 2019 21:00:00 GMT
Resilience key to successful organizations  The Standard

The promise of resilience is an organisation or society that absorbs shocks and 'bounces back' after a disturbance.

Indonesia's twin disasters: a visual guide to the devastation - The Guardian

Mon, 01 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Indonesia's twin disasters: a visual guide to the devastation  The Guardian

A 14-day state of emergency has been declared in Indonesia as the country reels from a major earthquake and tsunami.

Fake tsunami videos flood internet amid B.C., Alaska disaster alert - Global News

Wed, 24 Jan 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Fake tsunami videos flood internet amid B.C., Alaska disaster alert  Global News

WATCH: Several videos posted to social media which purported to show the Alaska earthquake and resulting tsunami were later proven to be ...

East coast tsunami warning was just a test, says National Weather Service - The Guardian

Tue, 06 Feb 2018 08:00:00 GMT
East coast tsunami warning was just a test, says National Weather Service  The Guardian

Users of some mobile apps received what looked like a real warning, but there's confusion over whose fault it was.

[Exclusive] Tsunami warning sirens in Pantai Luak no longer practical - New Straits Times

Fri, 05 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
[Exclusive] Tsunami warning sirens in Pantai Luak no longer practical  New Straits Times

MIRI: The sirens used in the tsunami early warning system in Pantai Luak here is no longer suitable, and should be replaced with a system that utilises the ...

'Hammers and a hoe': Indonesia keeps digging as official tsunami search ends - The Guardian

Wed, 10 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
'Hammers and a hoe': Indonesia keeps digging as official tsunami search ends  The Guardian

Many may never find relatives swallowed up as the ground liquefied, but one woman says she will continue 'with hammers and a hoe'

Tsunami fears ease after huge earthquake off coast of Alaska - Sky News

Tue, 23 Jan 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Tsunami fears ease after huge earthquake off coast of Alaska  Sky News

A warning was issued for "widespread hazardous tsunami waves" following an 8.2 magnitude earthquake off the southeast coast of Alaska. The quake - among ...

Indonesia in a race against time to save quake victims - The Weather Network

Tue, 02 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Indonesia in a race against time to save quake victims  The Weather Network

Indonesia is in a race against time to save victims of a devastating earthquake and tsunami on Sulawesi island, the government said on Tuesday, as the official ...

Earthquake off Papua New Guinea sparks local tsunami warning - The Guardian

Fri, 30 Mar 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Earthquake off Papua New Guinea sparks local tsunami warning  The Guardian

Magnitude 6.9 quake struck off New Britain island a month after a similar sized quake buried villages.

Lombok earthquakes reveal that Indonesia's disaster management is shaky - East Asia Forum

Sat, 22 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Lombok earthquakes reveal that Indonesia's disaster management is shaky  East Asia Forum

The Lombok earthquakes revealed that Indonesia still remains unprepared for natural disasters, despite being extremely prone to them.

Sulawesi quake: Tsunami alert not revoked early, says Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency BMKG - The Straits Times

Mon, 01 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Sulawesi quake: Tsunami alert not revoked early, says Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency BMKG  The Straits Times

JAKARTA (THE JAKARTA POST/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Indonesia's Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) is standing by its decision to ...

The 2004 Tsunami Wiped Away Towns With 'Mind-Boggling' Destruction - History

Tue, 02 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
The 2004 Tsunami Wiped Away Towns With 'Mind-Boggling' Destruction  History

The tsunami was the deadliest in recorded history, taking 230000 lives in a matter of hours.

Tsunami warning issued after 7.5-magnitude earthquake strikes New Caledonia - Scroll.in

Wed, 05 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Tsunami warning issued after 7.5-magnitude earthquake strikes New Caledonia  Scroll.in

A powerful earthquake of 7.5 magnitude struck off the east coast of New Caledonia, a French territory in the South Pacific, on Wednesday, said the United States ...

Earthquake Early Warning System Bill Headed to President Trump's Desk - Fortune

Fri, 30 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Earthquake Early Warning System Bill Headed to President Trump's Desk  Fortune

A bipartisan bill to reauthorize earthquake warning system heads to Trump. The day also included a massive quake in Anchorage, Alaska.

Oregon earthquake: Magnitude 6.2 offshore quake shakes Portland - The Independent

Wed, 22 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Oregon earthquake: Magnitude 6.2 offshore quake shakes Portland  The Independent

A strong earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.2 has hit off the coast of Oregon. The United States Geological Survey (USGS) said the quake occurred ...

Pacific islands unscathed after tsunami scare - Arabnews

Wed, 29 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Pacific islands unscathed after tsunami scare  Arabnews

SYDNEY: Small tsunami waves lapped New Caledonia, Fiji and Vanuatu Wednesday after a strong earthquake in the Pacific Ocean, but the threat passed ...

Preparing in advance of a tsunami can save your life - AccuWeather.com

Wed, 31 Jan 2018 14:26:05 GMT
Preparing in advance of a tsunami can save your life  AccuWeather.com

Knowing the warning signs and practicing tsunami preparedness before the waves rise offers a greater chance for survival and continued safety in the aftermath ...

Ancient Stories Preserve The Memory Of Tsunami In The Pacific Ocean - Forbes

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Ancient Stories Preserve The Memory Of Tsunami In The Pacific Ocean  Forbes

Stories about monster waves seem to be an important way of local cultures to preserve the memory of deadly tsunami in the Pacific Ocean and to warn future ...

Why tsunamis are so difficult to predict - Christian Science Monitor

Mon, 22 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Why tsunamis are so difficult to predict  Christian Science Monitor

In the wake of Indonesia's devastating tsunami, questions have arisen about what could more have been done to save lives. But natural disaster detection and ...

Indonesia earthquake: Huge 6.1 magnitude quake rocks Ring of Fire near Papua New Guinea - Express.co.uk

Sun, 16 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Indonesia earthquake: Huge 6.1 magnitude quake rocks Ring of Fire near Papua New Guinea  Express.co.uk

The huge quake hit about 101 miles (168km) south-southwest of the town of Jayapura, the US scientific agency monitoring earthquakes and natural disasters ...

Only 'remote' chance of a tsunami - The Nation

Fri, 05 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Only 'remote' chance of a tsunami  The Nation

THE CHANCE of an imminent repeat tsunami in the Andaman Sea is remote, while the tsunami risk in the Gulf of Thailand is even smaller to nearly impossible, ...

What Caused the Massive Magnitude-7 Indonesian Earthquake? - Scientific American

Mon, 06 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
What Caused the Massive Magnitude-7 Indonesian Earthquake?  Scientific American

A magnitude-7.0 earthquake struck right along the coast of the Indonesian island of Lombok, near Loloan village Sunday night local time (Aug. 5), according to ...

SA actress recalls Bali quake: 'The possibility of a tsunami freaked me out' - News24

Mon, 06 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
SA actress recalls Bali quake: 'The possibility of a tsunami freaked me out'  News24

South African actress Odelle de Wet has told News24 from Bali that the possibility of a tsunami following a Southeast Asian earthquake "freaked me out a little ...

Explainer: after an earthquake, how does a tsunami happen? - The Conversation AU

Sat, 09 Sep 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Explainer: after an earthquake, how does a tsunami happen?  The Conversation AU

A 8.1 magnitude earthquake hit off the coast of Mexico on 8 September 2017. Fortunately, initial fears of a damaging tsunami hitting the coastline now appear ...