A building shaking 5.1 earthquake took place in Havana Cuba today, A building shaking 5.1 earthquake took place in Cuba today, as an earthquake took pace before 4 p.m 106 kilometeres east of Havana . What’s interesting about this earthquake is that Cuba is not known for seismic activity as other areas in Latin America. – source
The following is a list of earthquakes which also took place on 1/9/2013:
|5.0||M+||HOKKAIDO, JAPAN REGION|
|5.8||M+||SANTA CRUZ ISLANDS|
|4.6||M+||OFFSHORE EL SALVADOR|
|4.7||A||OFFSHORE VALPARAISO, CHILE|
The Etna volcano in Sicily, Italy is currently showing activity weak but steady ash emissions on the North-east crater. At the Shiveluch volcano in Kamchatka a series of ash plumes reaching 20,000 feet from the volcano were reported by VAAC Tokyo. Saskurajima in Kyhushu Japan had an ash plume that reached 10,000 feet and 6,000 feet in altitude.
Suwanose-Jima volcano in the Tokara Islands has strong explosions and dark ash plumes rising up to 1-1.5 km in altitude.
The Marapi volcano in Western Sumatra erupted yesterday, producing ash explosions and ash plumes which rose to a few 100 m above the crater. It currently being recommended not to approach the crater within a radius of 3.
Low level unrest continues at the Pagan volcano in the Mariana Islands. Good news at the Fuego volcano as activity remained elevated, but did decrease today.
Fireball reporting has gone down as of late, with only 4 fireballs that have been reported with two of the viewers
seeing fragmentation. There are currently 5 pending reports of fireballs at the time. – source
Here we have clear evidence of a distant magnetic object continuing to compress earth’s magnetic field lines. Here screen shot was taking from the Iswa, for more information Visit: http://iswa.ccmc.gsfc.nasa.gov:8080/IswaSystemWebApp
Water Main Bursts
A water main brake in Storrs, Connecticut shut sown the main road that leads to the Uconn Compus. There was no news on what caused the 10 inch water main to brake. – source
In Des Moines Iowa dozens of water main breaks took place across the metro. – source
A water main break in Southborough jams commute again in Southborough, as frigid temperatures can cause water systems to fail. –source
A water main break took place in Downtown Davenport at Central Fire Station. – source
A water main break took place in Atlantic City and slowed traffic on Wednesday morning. –source
Arctic air, and cold temperatures caused a water main to break in Washington Township in New Jersey. –source
100,000 Dead Bats
In Southern Queensland Australia a heat wave looks to be the cause of mass bat deaths taking place. According to the RSPCA spokesman Michael Beatty the heatwaves has a significant impact to the population of bats in the area.- source
Loud Booms On The Rise
Yet another loud boom event, this time in London as witnesses say that they heard a loud boom that sounded like an explosion. Michelle Ketley said the following about the incident:
“I’ve been thinking about it all morning. I was shaking when it woke me up and I’m not scared of thunder at all. It was very bizarre.” – source
Massive Explosion In San Jose
A power outage took place at University Hospital in Newark which forced incoming patients to be diverted. There was no word on what caused this power outage to take place. – source
2,200 Gulf power customers on Pensacola beach were left without power. And In Crystal city 1,525 Dominion customers were left without power yesterday. In Louisiana freezing weather left 200 people in Ascension Parish without power. – source
The City of Batavia was also hit by a power outage on the South side, on Park Road, Wast Main and all the stop lights from Ross Street. – source
There was a Road Collapse took place in West Virginia, as the weather conditions have caused residents to walk across the road. – source
Two men were rescued after a roof collapsed in New Street Marfa Road in Mellieha. – source
Newly Discovered Asteroid
This newly discovered space rock will come within 300,000 miles from earth, which could potentially lead to a headache. The reason why is because objects greater than a half mile in diameter can have worldwide effects on our planet. – source
A landslide caused a massive traffic crawl in the city of Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia.