Ring of Fire

Volcano in southern Japan erupts for first time in 250 years

A volcano in southern Japan has erupted for the first time in 250 years, and the authorities have issued a no-go zone around the mountain.<p>The Meteorological Agency said on Friday that Mt. Io erupted the previous day for the first time since 1768, spewing smoke and ash high into the sky.<p>The volcano …

Natural Disasters

4.4 magnitude earthquake strikes Indonesia

Breaking news. (photo credit: JPOST STAFF)<p>JAKARTA - A shallow earthquake brought down hundreds of poorly built buildings in Indonesia, forcing more …

Natural Disasters

Magnitude 5.9 quake hits off Indonesia: USGS

(Reuters) - A magnitude 5.9 quake struck off Indonesia in the Moluccas on Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.<p>The quake, which struck at 2:30 a.m. (1930 GMT on Sunday), was centered 53 miles (85.3 km) northwest of Ternate at a depth of 22.7 miles (36.5 km) below the seabed. The USGS originally …

Natural Disasters

Series of earthquakes shake California and Alaska

The most powerful of this latest cluster - which also shook Alaska and California - came in Perry, Oklahoma, where a 4.3 magnitude tremor struck, …

Southern California

Dangerous ground-shaking TREMORS expected after series of earthquakes hit near 'Ring of Fire' fault line in the US

A series of earthquakes have struck close to a fault line in the US sparking fears of greater tremors around the so-called "Ring of Fire".<p>The …

Natural Disasters

What is the Pacific Ring of Fire? The facts, causes and countries affected

Recently the United States has been rocked by eight earthquakes in quick succession , with three tremors hitting in California and others felt in …

Geology

Trump says Jared Kushner looks like 'little boy' on TV, wants him out of White House

According to a new book about the Trump White House, Donald openly mocked Jared Kushner in front of White House staffers after his first TV …

Donald Trump

An Island Surrounded by a Ring of Fire

Beginning this week, the skies of Norfolk and Virginia Beach, Virginia, will resonate with the noise of the jet engines of naval aviation. However, …

Engines

Plays: Capital Repertory Theatre 18-19 Season

Casting Equity actors and actor-singer-musicians for various roles in the upcoming Capital Repertory Theatre 2018-19 LORT Season. Season includes: …

Ring of Fire

Northern politicians react to new provincial budget

People across the region are still digesting this week's new budget from the Wynne government, which many are calling an election budget.<p>It contains …

Canada

We Got John Cena And Leslie Mann To Interview Each Other And It Was Hilarious

The stars of Blockers talk alcohol enemas, butt chugging, and being a part of the BTS Army.<p><i>So let’s set the scene: It’s prom night, you’re about to go to college, and you and your best friends have made a deal to lose your virginity on the best night of your school life. There’s just one small</i> …

Action Hero

'Pacific Rim Uprising': The Real-Life Science Behind "Rare-Earth Elements"

By the end of <i>Pacific Rim Uprising</i>, the film introduces yet another bit of fake science to explain the goal of the Kaiju and the Precursors …

Science

Papua New Guinea hit by 6.6 earthquake

A magnitude 6.6 earthquake struck the Pacific island nation of Papua New Guinea on Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.<p>The quake struck about 80 miles east of Kimbre on the island of New Britain at a depth of about 25 miles, according to the agency.<p>No tsunami watches or warnings were issued due …

Natural Disasters

A month after PNG quake, cash-strapped govt struggles to help the hardest-hit

* Nearly a month on, worst-hit areas still await help<p>* Provincial officials yet to receive relief funds<p>* Water, food and shelter needed in disaster …

Papua New Guinea

A month after PNG quake, cash-strapped govt struggles to help the hardest-hit - SABC News - Breaking news, special reports, world, business, sport coverage of all South African current events. Africa's news leader.

Almost a month after a deadly earthquake, Papua New Guinea is struggling to get aid to desperate survivors, having allocated just a fraction of its …

News (South Africa)

6.4 quake off eastern Indonesia, tsunami alert lifted: seismic monitors

JAKARTA - A 6.4 magnitude earthquake struck off eastern Indonesia in the early hours of Monday, triggering a brief tsunami alert that was swiftly …

Natural Disasters

A month after PNG quake, cash-strapped government struggles to help the hardest-hit

SYDNEY: Almost a month after a deadly earthquake, Papua New Guinea is struggling to get aid to desperate survivors, having allocated just a fraction …

Papua New Guinea

Deep-Sea Anglerfish Caught Mating in First-of-Its-Kind Video

Since they live in the inky depths of the ocean, anglerfish have rarely been filmed.<p>Something fishy is happening thousands of feet under the surface of the North Atlantic Ocean.<p>In a rare video, captured by the science-focused Rebikoff-Niggeler Foundation and first released as a <i>Science Magazine</i> …

Animals

Revealed: Why some earthquakes are more devastating than others

REEF reveals an earthquake’s relative radiated energy, not just the amount of ground movement it creates<p>A team of seismologists from UC Santa Cruz …

Felix Dennis

Doug Ford staffers say politician not confirmed to attend Ring of Fire fundraiser

An announcement by KWG Resources for Doug Ford to be the keynote speaker at a fundraising event for the Ring of Fire may have been premature, says …

Canada

Doug Ford to be keynote speaker at Ring of Fire fundraising event

Doug Ford is being touted as one of the key guests at a fundraising event in April, to be hosted by a First Nation in northern Ontario, and one of …

Canada

Doug Ford tells supporters he can 'take back' province from the Liberals

TORONTO — Doug Ford told a group of nearly 2,000 supporters that he plans to "take back this province" at his first major event since he was made …

Canada

Short Films: 'Ring of Fire'

Seeking extras for a bar scene, men ages 30-50s. Synopsis: An edgy, loner-type teams up with an innocent, townie bartender after she gets revenge on …

Ring of Fire

Progressive Conservatives outline plan for northern Ontario

Ford says Ring of Fire project comparable to Alberta oilsands<p>The leader of the Ontario Progressive Conservative Party is promising to move the Ring …

Canada

Researchers embark on first-ever slow earthquake drilling mission

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — This March and April, an international team of researchers will install monitoring equipment inside an active fault zone off …

Geology

35 interesting facts about tsunamis

Tsunamis are a silent, yet destructive force that rarely spares lives and belongings. Take a look at some interesting facts about the most deadly …

Geology

In Grueling Combat, The Riveters Emerge Victorious

News Writer: Robert Perkins Credit: CaltechThis year's ME 72 design competition consisted of a round-robin of five rounds, then sudden-death …

Hung Up

24 Hours in Rotorua New Zealand - Solo Female Travel

Rotorua had been on my list of places to go in New Zealand for many years. As a small child, a visit from my uncle who lived in Rotorua had sparked …

New Zealand

Scientists drilling into the Hikurangi trench hope to find a 'hotbed' of quake, tsunami data

RNZ<p>An ambitious mission to lower two sub-seafloor observatories into the Hikurangi subduction zone gets underway next week.<p>A team of international …

Geology