RedskyNews Category: Americas

5.2 Earthquake Hits Mexico City

An earthquake caused buildings to shake in Mexico City and triggered quake alarms on Wednesday, but there were no immediate reports of damage. The earthquake registered a magnitude of 5.2, Mexico’s national seismological service said. The head of Mexico’s emergency

Watch Supercharged Volcanic Ash Cloud

A supercharged ash cloud has sparked stunning lightning strikes at an erupting Chilean volcano. The video, from the BBC’s Patagonia series, was posted to the British broadcaster’s Facebook page overnight and captured by Chilean filmmaker Christian Muñoz-Donoso during an eruption

Colima Volcano In Western Mexico Erupts

The Colima volcano in Western Mexico continued releasing large columns of ash and smoke on Tuesday. On Monday night the volcano spewed lava around its crater and released a column of smoke. Authorities told local media the activity was considered

Canada: Sudbury Shaken By Two Earthquakes

Two earthquakes are confirmed to have shaken parts of Sudbury Tuesday night — shocking many people in the Minnow Lake and New Sudbury areas. Earthquake Canada’s web site confirms two distinct events. The first earthquake happened at 9:06 p.m. and

Drought Hit California Continues To Burn

California is burning. One of the worst wildfire seasons in the state’s history has killed six people and destroyed over a thousand homes, California’s Department of Forestry and Fire Protection said on Monday. Hundreds of thousands of hectares across the

Pope Chooses Fiat Over Volkswagen

At about nine-thirty on Wednesday morning, President Obama and his wife, Michelle, were standing at the South Portico of the White House waiting for their guest to arrive. A big, black Secret Service S.U.V. pulled up, one of the type

4.2 Earthquake Off Vancouver No Tsunami

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, a magnitude 4.2 earthquake hit off the west coast of Northern Vancouver Island, around 535km away from Vancouver. The earthquake occurred at 6:24 a.m. Tuesday morning 201km west of Port Hardy under the Pacific

6.5 Earthquake Off Chile Coast No Tsunami

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) — The United States Geological Survey (USGS) reports a 6.5 magnitude earthquake has struck about 130 miles north of Santiago, Chile at around 10:40 (PST) Monday morning. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) said there is

California Wildfires Destroy 1,600 Homes

MIDDLETOWN, Calif. – California fire officials said a wildfire north of San Francisco destroyed another 162 homes, raising the number of homes destroyed to 1,050 and making it the third worst wildfire in the state’s history. The tally announced on

Blood Moon Hysteria Hails The End In 10 Days.

SHOPS in Salt Lake City are reportedly selling out of dried food, emergency supplies and equipment as residents fear the impending Blood Moon event will cause catastrophic earthquakes across US state Utah. Local religious publications are reporting there is widespread

Tsunami Hits Chile After 8.3 Earthquake

Santiago: A powerful 8.3-magnitude earthquake has struck off the central coast of Chile, causing buildings to sway in the capital Santiago and triggering a tsunami warning. Chilean President Michelle Bachelet has confirmed three people died when the earthquake struck on

Watch Chili Quake Shake Live Broadcast

This broadcast was going out live when the earthquake struck. See how the presenters react to the studio lights and set shaking.

Watch Tsunami Alarms In Valparaiso Chili

One of the places that saw the arrival of the waves was in Valparaiso, where people despite the chaos , managed to evacuate.

Watch Tsunami Hit Valparaiso Chile

Video: In the coastal city of Valparaiso, tsunami warning sirens blared as people scrambled to evacuate low-lying areas. Significant tsunami waves continued to reach the coast for at least 90 minutes after the initial wave struck.

4.0 Quake Shakes Southern California

A shallow earthquake shook parts of Southern California Wednesday morning. The USGS said the 4.0-magnitude tremor was centered near Big Bear Lake, which is about 100 miles east of Los Angeles. That’s near the location of the San Gorgonio Mountain

18 Dead In Utah Flash Floods

Search teams including a crew that combed through the rubble of the Twin Towers on 9/11 are looking for a boy who remains missing. Rescuers have retrieved the bodies of several children who died when two vehicles were swept away