Govt agencies calm public about tsunami threat along Java’s southern coast - The Jakarta Post - Jakarta Post

Sun, 21 Jul 2019 11:53:00 GMT
Govt agencies calm public about tsunami threat along Java’s southern coast - The Jakarta Post  Jakarta Post

The public need not worry about a tsunami threat along Java's southern coast if they take mitigation measures to minimize the impact of disasters, agencies have ...

Bali Earthquake: Magnitude 6.1 quake rocks tourist island - 7NEWS

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 04:50:09 GMT
Bali Earthquake: Magnitude 6.1 quake rocks tourist island  7NEWS

An undersea earthquake with a magnitude of 6.1 has struck south of the Indonesian tourist island of Bali. The epicentre of Tuesday's quake was 102km ...

Earthquake terrifies residents in southern Philippines - DW (English)

Sun, 14 Jul 2019 23:47:38 GMT
Earthquake terrifies residents in southern Philippines  DW (English)

A moderately strong earthquake has struck the northeastern coast of Mindanao island in the southern Philippines. Officials have reported injuries and damage to ...

Tsunami warning set for noon today (July 1) - Sequim Gazette

Mon, 01 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Tsunami warning set for noon today (July 1)  Sequim Gazette

The All Hazard Alert Broadcast (AHAB) sirens will sound along the Clallam County waterfront at noon today (Monday, July 1), in efforts to warn people of ...

Big earthquakes today in Australia and Indonesia - EarthSky

Sun, 14 Jul 2019 15:56:15 GMT
Big earthquakes today in Australia and Indonesia  EarthSky

The 2 strong earthquakes of July 14, 2019 - the first a 6.6-magnitude off the western coast of Australia and the second a 7.3-magnitude in Indonesia - happened ...

Tsunami are frequent visitors to New Zealand shores - Stuff.co.nz

Sat, 13 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Tsunami are frequent visitors to New Zealand shores  Stuff.co.nz

We can't afford to take our minds off our tsunami risk for a moment, even if not all of them are devastating.

Fukushima beach reopens for first time since 2011 nuclear disaster - PerthNow

Sun, 21 Jul 2019 04:57:00 GMT
Fukushima beach reopens for first time since 2011 nuclear disaster  PerthNow

Families and surfers in Japan have finally been allowed to swim at a beach near the Fukushima nuclear plant, the first time since the 2011 disaster.

Oregon Legislature repeals ban on building in tsunami zone - OregonLive

Mon, 24 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Oregon Legislature repeals ban on building in tsunami zone  OregonLive

Oregon lawmakers passed a bill to repeal a ban on constructing new schools, jails, hospitals, police and fire stations in the tsunami zone. It passed with nearly ...

Greece earthquake: Panic in Athens as people flee buildings following 5.3 magnitude quake - Express.co.uk

Fri, 19 Jul 2019 11:39:00 GMT
Greece earthquake: Panic in Athens as people flee buildings following 5.3 magnitude quake  Express.co.uk

AN EARTHQUAKE has shook the Greek capital of Athens, with witnesses reporting people fleeing from buildings in panic.

Indonesia issues tsunami warning after Molucca Sea quake - CityNews Vancouver

Sun, 07 Jul 2019 15:44:38 GMT
Indonesia issues tsunami warning after Molucca Sea quake  CityNews Vancouver

JAKARTA, Indonesia — Indonesian authorities have issued a tsunami warning after a strong earthquake struck in the Molucca Sea. The U.S. Geological Survey ...

The Latest Pacific Northwest Tsunami News Will Haunt Your Dreams - TheStranger.com

Tue, 02 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
The Latest Pacific Northwest Tsunami News Will Haunt Your Dreams  TheStranger.com

Kathryn Schulz, the New Yorker contributor who sparked a wave of well-deserved alarm—and made the emergency bug-out bag industry's year—is out with a ...

TSUNAMIS WARNING! - The Leader Newspaper Online

Tue, 09 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
TSUNAMIS WARNING!  The Leader Newspaper Online

Tsunamis have a very low probability of occurring – areas threatened most are in the south of Spain. By Andrew Atkinson. Remembrance of the shocking 6.6 ...

Quake of magnitude 7.5 shakes East Timor, Australia; no tsunami feared - Reuters

Sun, 23 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Quake of magnitude 7.5 shakes East Timor, Australia; no tsunami feared  Reuters

DILI (Reuters) - A powerful, deep 7.5 magnitude earthquake struck off the coasts of East Timor and Indonesia on Monday, and was felt as far away as Australia, ...

Strong earthquake hits Indonesia, triggering brief tsunami warning - The Guardian

Fri, 12 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Strong earthquake hits Indonesia, triggering brief tsunami warning  The Guardian

Authorities warn considerable damage to poorly built structures possible in Sulawesi from 6.8-magnitude quake. Agence France Presse. Fri 12 Apr 2019 21.33 ...

Oregons lawmakers put earthquake, hazard preparation on backburner - The Register-Guard

Fri, 12 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Oregons lawmakers put earthquake, hazard preparation on backburner  The Register-Guard

Decisions made by Oregon lawmakers this legislative session have undercut efforts to prepare for and respond to a massive earthquake expected to hit the ...

6 Photos of Earthquakes That Made History - Reader's Digest

Mon, 01 Jul 2019 18:36:35 GMT
6 Photos of Earthquakes That Made History  Reader's Digest

These quakes have caused some of the worst damage around the globe.

Latest tsunami-modelling report for Christchurch grim for coastal suburbs - Stuff.co.nz

Wed, 10 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Latest tsunami-modelling report for Christchurch grim for coastal suburbs  Stuff.co.nz

Sea-level rise could see an 8.6m wave reaching 40kmh hit Christchurch if a major South American tsunami strikes.

Sissano tsunami remembered - Loop PNG

Sun, 21 Jul 2019 06:36:00 GMT
Sissano tsunami remembered  Loop PNG

The people of Aitape near the Sissano Lagoon have remembered people who perished in the 1998 Aitape Tsunami on its 21st Anniversary at Warapu village.

Thousands killed as Indonesia devastated by nearly 2,000 natural disasters in 2018 - ABC News

Thu, 27 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Thousands killed as Indonesia devastated by nearly 2,000 natural disasters in 2018  ABC News

The Sunda Strait tsunami is among nearly 2000 natural disasters that struck Indonesia in 2018 with the loss of nearly 4000 lives and around three million people ...

Indonesia Says Goodbye to Official Who Helped People Cope with Quakes, Tsunamis - benarnews

Mon, 08 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Indonesia Says Goodbye to Official Who Helped People Cope with Quakes, Tsunamis  benarnews

A member of the Regional Disaster Management Agency holds a photo of Sutopo Purwo Nugroho during his funeral procession in Boyolali, Central Java, July 8, ...

Why Indonesia's tsunamis are so deadly - Cosmos

Sat, 06 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Why Indonesia's tsunamis are so deadly  Cosmos

The magnitude 7.5 earthquake, and subsequent tsunami, that struck Indonesia days ago has resulted in at least 1,200 deaths. Authorities are still gauging the ...

Sissano people remember the 1998 Tsunami - POST-COURIER

Wed, 17 Jul 2019 23:48:08 GMT
Sissano people remember the 1998 Tsunami  POST-COURIER

BY GORETHY KENNETH. The people of Sissano Lagoon near yesterday solemnly remembered more than 3500 people who perished in the 1998 Aitape ...

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.

Indonesia tsunami caused by collapse of volcano - The Guardian

Mon, 24 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Indonesia tsunami caused by collapse of volcano  The Guardian

The deadly tsunami in Indonesia was triggered by a chunk of the Anak Krakatau volcano slipping into the ocean, officials have confirmed, amid calls for a new ...

Indonesia lifts tsunami warning after magnitude 6.8 quake off Sulawesi - CNBC

Fri, 12 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Indonesia lifts tsunami warning after magnitude 6.8 quake off Sulawesi  CNBC

Indonesia lifted a tsunami warning but urged people to remain vigilant and evacuate to higher ground after an earthquake of magnitude 6.8 struck off the coast of ...

Huge earthquake strikes Japan, triggers tsunami warning - New York Post

Tue, 18 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Huge earthquake strikes Japan, triggers tsunami warning  New York Post

A massive earthquake struck northwestern Japan -- prompting officials to issue a warning of a tsunami that could reach heights of more than three feet along ...

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 ...

Did EIA report miss non-preventable natural disasters? - The Sun Daily

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 11:41:00 GMT
Did EIA report miss non-preventable natural disasters?  The Sun Daily

IN preparing the EIA on Penang South Reclamation (PSR) did the possibility of the recurrence of a non-preventable natural disaster cross the minds of ...

Indonesia's geophysics agency under fire for lifting tsunami warning - The Guardian

Sat, 29 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Indonesia's geophysics agency under fire for lifting tsunami warning  The Guardian

Warning lifted after 34 minutes, with agency saying it had no data at the town of Palu, where hundreds died.

Tsunami warning for Indonesia, Palau after 6.9 magnitude earthquake strikes Philippines - PerthNow

Fri, 28 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Tsunami warning for Indonesia, Palau after 6.9 magnitude earthquake strikes Philippines  PerthNow

A tsunami warning has been put in place for parts of the Philippines and Indonesia after a 6.9 magnitude earthquake hit off the Philippine island of Mindanao.

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.

Indonesian Tsunami: Could It Happen in the US? - The Atlantic

Tue, 02 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Indonesian Tsunami: Could It Happen in the US?  The Atlantic

Even the world's best system “is really not a technological solution to the problem of a near-field tsunami.”

Disaster risk reduction course open to Campbell River high school students this fall - Campbell River Mirror

Sat, 20 Jul 2019 14:32:01 GMT
Disaster risk reduction course open to Campbell River high school students this fall  Campbell River Mirror

Campbell River high school students will now have the opportunity to earn school credit while learning about disaster risk mitigation and management.

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 ...

Strong magnitude 6.4 earthquake strikes Indonesia - Aljazeera.com

Mon, 21 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Strong magnitude 6.4 earthquake strikes Indonesia  Aljazeera.com

A powerful magnitude 6.4 earthquake has struck off Indonesia's central island of Sumbawa, but no tsunami warning was issued and there were no immediate ...

Indonesia's latest tsunami raises global questions - Daily Express

Mon, 31 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Indonesia's latest tsunami raises global questions  Daily Express

JAKARTA: As Indonesia reels from the carnage of yet another natural disaster, authorities around the globe are working on how they can prepare for the kind of ...

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.

Death toll from Sulawesi tsunami reaches 384 - The Guardian

Fri, 28 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Death toll from Sulawesi tsunami reaches 384  The Guardian

A powerful earthquake that rocked the Indonesian island of Sulawesi and triggered a tsunami has killed at least 384 people, with Indonesia's vice-president, ...

Indonesia needs a better tsunami warning system - The Asean Post

Mon, 11 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Indonesia needs a better tsunami warning system  The Asean Post

A proper Tsunami Warning System (TWS) would have helped save lives during two tsunamis which hit Indonesia last year.

Very strong earthquake on the eastern coastal tip of Java, felt strongly in Bali, Indonesia - July 16, 2019 - Earthquake Report

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 00:25:00 GMT
Very strong earthquake on the eastern coastal tip of Java, felt strongly in Bali, Indonesia - July 16, 2019  Earthquake Report

Update 15:26 UTC: Update 15:16 UTC: Although the epicenter was almost below land, we can find only relatively limited damage. The main reason is the depth ...

Magnitude 7.5 quake hits off Papua New Guinea, teams assess damage - The Straits Times

Tue, 14 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Magnitude 7.5 quake hits off Papua New Guinea, teams assess damage  The Straits Times

SYDNEY/WELLINGTON (REUTERS) – Disaster officials dispatched local relief teams in Papua New Guinea's New Britain province on Wednesday (May 15) to ...

Tsunami warning lifted for New Zealand after 7.4 magnitude earthquake hits Kermadec Islands - TVNZ

Sat, 15 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Tsunami warning lifted for New Zealand after 7.4 magnitude earthquake hits Kermadec Islands  TVNZ

A tsunami warning has been lifted for New Zealand after a 7.4 magnitude earthquake hit the Kermadec Islands in the Pacific Ocean. An earlier beach and ...

New tsunami warnings could get more people to safety - Futurity: Research News

Tue, 22 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
New tsunami warnings could get more people to safety  Futurity: Research News

"During the Tōhoku earthquake, a lot of people escaped to higher ground, like the roof, but they didn't go high enough."

Tsunami hazard and its challenges for preparedness - The Jakarta Post - Jakarta Post

Tue, 08 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Tsunami hazard and its challenges for preparedness - The Jakarta Post  Jakarta Post

Three major disasters in 2018 taught some painful lessons about the challenges of tsunami preparedness and early warning in Indonesia.

Magnitude-7.5 earthquake sparks tsunami warning for New Caledonia, Vanuatu, but no major damage reported - ABC News

Tue, 04 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Magnitude-7.5 earthquake sparks tsunami warning for New Caledonia, Vanuatu, but no major damage reported  ABC News

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre says the threat of tsunami waves has passed after a strong, shallow earthquake hit off the coast of New Caledonia.

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.

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.

Giant Oarfish 'Warning' Of Coming Earthquake And Tsunami Is More Myth Than Science - Forbes

Sat, 02 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Giant Oarfish 'Warning' Of Coming Earthquake And Tsunami Is More Myth Than Science  Forbes

Sightings of giant oarfish reported near seismically active regions caused media to worry about impending earthquake and tsunami, but the belief that those ...

Recent legislation may slow Oregon’s earthquake readiness - Bend Bulletin

Mon, 15 Jul 2019 02:18:00 GMT
Recent legislation may slow Oregon’s earthquake readiness  Bend Bulletin

Decisions made by Oregon lawmakers this legislative session have undercut efforts to prepare for and respond to a massive earthquake expected to hit the ...

How The December 2018 Tsunami In Indonesia Took Everyone By Surprise Despite Today's Technology - Forbes

Thu, 14 Feb 2019 19:27:25 GMT
How The December 2018 Tsunami In Indonesia Took Everyone By Surprise Despite Today's Technology  Forbes

How did everyone get caught completely unaware by the Dec. 2018 tsunami in Indonesia? This question was originally answered on Quora by Kelly Martin.

Social media videos can unravel reason behind a giant tsunami - Down To Earth Magazine

Fri, 17 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Social media videos can unravel reason behind a giant tsunami  Down To Earth Magazine

Researchers use 38 such videos of the tsunami to reconstruct Indonesia earthquake.

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 ...

Japan on earthquake and tsunami alert after HUGE deep-sea fish found alive by fishermen - Express.co.uk

Thu, 21 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Japan on earthquake and tsunami alert after HUGE deep-sea fish found alive by fishermen  Express.co.uk

JAPAN is on alert for an earthquake or tsunami after two giant deep-sea fish were caught on its coast in what many in the Asian nation regard as a doomsday ...

Balinese believe a tsunami and aftershocks may be on its way after Tuesday earthquake - Daily Mail

Wed, 17 Jul 2019 02:59:34 GMT
Balinese believe a tsunami and aftershocks may be on its way after Tuesday earthquake  Daily Mail

People staying in the island's resort region near Seminyak, Canggu and Kuta were woken at 8am local time by the walls of their houses shaking.

Indonesia says avoid coast near volcano, fearing new tsunami - CNBC

Wed, 26 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Indonesia says avoid coast near volcano, fearing new tsunami  CNBC

Indonesian authorities asked people to avoid the coast in areas where a tsunami killed more than 420 people last weekend in a *fresh* warning issued on the ...

The Underappreciated Threat of Volcanic Tsunamis - Scientific American

Tue, 19 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
The Underappreciated Threat of Volcanic Tsunamis  Scientific American

It's been just over two months since Anak Krakatau, the young volcano growing from the ruins of Indonesia's infamous Krakatau, sent a devastating tsunami ...

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 ...

'It was anarchy': back-to-back earthquakes rock Anchorage - The Guardian

Fri, 30 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
'It was anarchy': back-to-back earthquakes rock Anchorage  The Guardian

The earthquakes, measuring 7.0 and 5.8, triggered a tsunami warning but no deaths or injuries were reported. Associated Press in Anchorage. Fri 30 Nov 2018 ...

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.

Death toll of eastern Indonesia's earthquake rises to 6 - pna.gov.ph

Wed, 17 Jul 2019 12:49:00 GMT
Death toll of eastern Indonesia's earthquake rises to 6  pna.gov.ph

JAKARTA -- The death toll of Sunday's 7.2-magnitude quake in eastern Indonesia has risen to six, with 51 others being injured, Agus Wibowo, spokesman of the ...

Malta urged to keep a better look-out for tsunamis - Times of Malta

Mon, 13 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Malta urged to keep a better look-out for tsunamis  Times of Malta

Malta has so far taken its protection from natural disasters such as earthquakes and tsunamis for granted, an international body has warned. Lassina Zerbo, the ...

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

Tue, 06 Nov 2018 08:00:00 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.

Geologists say local communities could help run tsunami warning sensors in Indonesia - The Straits Times

Wed, 23 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Geologists say local communities could help run tsunami warning sensors in Indonesia  The Straits Times

JAKARTA - Geologists have urged that communities along the coastal areas facing the Sunda Strait and hit by last month's deadly tsunami, be roped in to run ...

NEMO to release tsunami warning signs video and launch an exhibition to commemorate “World Tsunami Awareness Day” (WTAD), November 5, 2018 - World - ReliefWeb

Mon, 05 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
NEMO to release tsunami warning signs video and launch an exhibition to commemorate “World Tsunami Awareness Day” (WTAD), November 5, 2018 - World  ReliefWeb

The National Emergency Management Organisation (NEMO) will release a 'Know the Tsunami Warning Signs Video' on Monday 5th November, 2018 to ...

Indonesia earthquake: Magnitude 6.6 earthquake strikes Indonesia - 9news.com.au

Mon, 07 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Indonesia earthquake: Magnitude 6.6 earthquake strikes Indonesia  9news.com.au

An earthquake with a revised magnitude of 6.6 has struck 174km north-northwest of the city of Ternate in Indonesia's Molucca islands, but there is thought to be ...

Terrawatch: landslide tsunami lessons from Anak Krakatau - The Guardian

Tue, 01 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Terrawatch: landslide tsunami lessons from Anak Krakatau  The Guardian

Tsunami warning systems are in place around Indonesia, but they are tailored to earthquake tsunamis.

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.

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 ...

Disaster agency predicts at least 2500 natural disasters will hit Indonesia in 2019 - Coconuts

Thu, 03 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Disaster agency predicts at least 2500 natural disasters will hit Indonesia in 2019  Coconuts

As the country recovers from the trio of deadly natural disasters that hit in 2018, the National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) has announced that Indonesia is ...

Lessons for life: Drills prepare students for tsunamis - World - ReliefWeb

Mon, 13 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Lessons for life: Drills prepare students for tsunamis - World  ReliefWeb

TSUNAMIS ARE A TERRIFYING PHENOMENON. They have claimed lives, demolished homes and destroyed communities across the world. In the past 100 ...

Sightings of rare oarfish in Japan raise fears of earthquake and tsunami - CNN

Fri, 01 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Sightings of rare oarfish in Japan raise fears of earthquake and tsunami  CNN

Fears of an incoming natural disaster in Japan are swirling online after sightings of a deep-water fish believed to be a harbinger of earthquakes and tsunamis.

Every Day at 5:00, Japan Tests Its Disaster Warning System With Folk Tunes - Atlas Obscura

Thu, 13 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Every Day at 5:00, Japan Tests Its Disaster Warning System With Folk Tunes  Atlas Obscura

While it is a modern and safe country by most objective measures, Japan nonetheless faces the persistent threat of natural disaster. The nation is entirely located ...

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

A strong earthquake has struck the Indonesian tourist island of Lombok, killing at least 98 people and shaking neighbouring Bali.

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 ...

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 ...

Two Jersey Shore towns issue false tsunami alerts - PhillyVoice.com

Mon, 29 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Two Jersey Shore towns issue false tsunami alerts  PhillyVoice.com

A pair of police departments along the New Jersey coast startled some residents Monday with a false tsunami alert.

2018 is Indonesia's deadliest year in a decade, SE Asia News & Top Stories - The Straits Times

Fri, 28 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
2018 is Indonesia's deadliest year in a decade, SE Asia News & Top Stories  The Straits Times

JAKARTA (THE JAKARTA POST/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - At least 4231 people died or were declared missing during natural disasters across the Indonesian ...

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 ...

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

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

Indonesia to teach kids disaster-readiness, SE Asia News & Top Stories - The Straits Times

Mon, 14 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Indonesia to teach kids disaster-readiness, SE Asia News & Top Stories  The Straits Times

Indonesia is ramping up efforts to better prepare for natural disasters, starting with schoolchildren.. Read more at straitstimes.com.

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.

The Anak Krakatau Tsunami, from the Beginning until Now - Scientific American

Thu, 17 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
The Anak Krakatau Tsunami, from the Beginning until Now  Scientific American

There had been warnings that Anak Krakatau, the restless young volcano rising like a phoenix from the remains of its predecessor, was in a particularly ...

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.

Philippines earthquake: Is there a tsunami warning after MASSIVE earthquake? - Express.co.uk

Mon, 22 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Philippines earthquake: Is there a tsunami warning after MASSIVE earthquake?  Express.co.uk

A magnitude 6.3 earthquake rocked the central Philippines on Monday the US Geological Survey (USGS) said. The quake struck 37 miles northwest of the ...

Los Angeles Launches a New Phone App That Will Alert Users When an Earthquake Is Imminent - Pacific Standard

Tue, 15 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Los Angeles Launches a New Phone App That Will Alert Users When an Earthquake Is Imminent  Pacific Standard

On January 3rd, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti announced the release of ShakeAlertLA, a new earthquake-warning app for residents of Los Angeles County.

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, ...

Vietnam conducts tsunami warning exercise - Nhan Dan Online

Wed, 26 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Vietnam conducts tsunami warning exercise  Nhan Dan Online

NDO – The standing office of the Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control, in collaboration with the Institute of Geophysics, ...

New Early Warning System and Disaster Communications for Tonga - Tonga - ReliefWeb

Mon, 04 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT
New Early Warning System and Disaster Communications for Tonga - Tonga  ReliefWeb

04th March 2019 Tonga will benefit from installation of a nationwide early warning system and strengthening of disaster communications, known as NEWS, for ...

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 ...

Earthquake of 6.3 magnitude jolts southern Japan, no tsunami warning - Thomson Reuters Foundation

Fri, 10 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Earthquake of 6.3 magnitude jolts southern Japan, no tsunami warning  Thomson Reuters Foundation

(Repeats to attach to alerts, no change to text). May 10 - An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.3 hit off the coast of southern Japan on Friday but no ...

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 ...

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 ...

New Jersey included in East Coast tsunami drill on Tuesday - PhillyVoice.com

Mon, 25 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
New Jersey included in East Coast tsunami drill on Tuesday  PhillyVoice.com

A tsunami drill occurring Tuesday in New Jersey and on the rest of the East Coast will simulate the effects of a massive, 8.5-magnitude earthquake striking off of ...

Tsunami Preparedness Week: Disaster Supplies Kit - KTVA

Sat, 30 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Tsunami Preparedness Week: Disaster Supplies Kit  KTVA

FCC Commissioner Brendan Carr visits the National Tsunami Warning Center in Palmer to see how broadband impacts alerts in Alaska. Living in Alaska comes ...

Papua New Guinea hit by 7 magnitude earthquake - The Guardian

Wed, 10 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Papua New Guinea hit by 7 magnitude earthquake  The Guardian

Quake hit 200km south-west of Rabaul, triggering a tsunami warning, while 6 magnitude temblor strikes Bali.

Strong 6.4-magnitude quake hits off Indonesia - New Straits Times

Tue, 22 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Strong 6.4-magnitude quake hits off Indonesia  New Straits Times

JAKARTA: A strong 6.4-magnitude earthquake struck off the Indonesian island of Sumba on Tuesday, but no tsunami warning was issued and there were no ...

Could Perth be hit by a tsunami? - Community Newspaper Group

Thu, 10 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Could Perth be hit by a tsunami?  Community Newspaper Group

PERTH is not immune to the risk of tsunamis with a recently released report finding WA's south west coast could have significant exposure to the phenomenon in ...

Earth's Magnetic Fields Could Give Lightspeed Warning of Incoming Earthquakes and Tsunamis - Popular Mechanics

Mon, 15 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Earth's Magnetic Fields Could Give Lightspeed Warning of Incoming Earthquakes and Tsunamis  Popular Mechanics

Natural disasters leave clues in the Earth's magnetic fields. Two scientists are working to decode them.

Indonesia: Tsunami - Dec 2018 - ReliefWeb

Sun, 23 Dec 2018 09:19:22 GMT
Indonesia: Tsunami - Dec 2018  ReliefWeb

High tide/tsunami hit Carita Beach in Banten Province, and hit the coast around the Sunda Strait, especially in Pandenglang, South Lampung and Serang ...

PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER REPORTS 6.8 MAGNITUDE EARTHQUAKE OFF COAST OF CHILE, NO TSUNAMI THREA - Thomson Reuters Foundation

Sun, 20 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER REPORTS 6.8 MAGNITUDE EARTHQUAKE OFF COAST OF CHILE, NO TSUNAMI THREA  Thomson Reuters Foundation

PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER REPORTS 6.8 MAGNITUDE EARTHQUAKE OFF COAST OF CHILE, NO TSUNAMI THREAT.