262 Foot Methane Crater Found In Siberia

The end of the world could be near, not because of a cosmic explosion or an asteroid attack, but because of methane. The discovery of the first mysterious crater and then two other large vents has led researchers to issue

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

Volkswagen Boss Quits Over Emissions Scandal

Volkswagen (VOWG_p.DE) Chief Executive Martin Winterkorn resigned on Wednesday, succumbing to pressure for change at the German carmaker, which is reeling from the admission that it deceived U.S. regulators about how much its diesel cars pollute. “Volkswagen needs a fresh

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

5.1 Quake Shakes North Island New Zealand

The 5.1 magnitude quake was 167 km deep, centred 25 km south-east of Tokoroa, GNS said. It struck at about 6.48am and has been felt in Hawke’s Bay, Manawatu-Wanganui, Wellington and in the top of the South Island. GNS seismologist

China: 127 Children Tested For Lead Poisoning

More than 100 pupils will undergo blood tests after excessive lead was found in a water sample from a kindergarten, the second caught in a tainted water scandal. The safety precaution is being taken after the sample from a boiler

2.8 Earthquake Shakes Rutland UK

An earthquake with a magnitude of 2.8 has been recorded in Rutland in the east Midlands. The epicentre of the quake was north of Oakham, with residents also reporting feeling the tremor in Northamptonshire. The British Geological Survey said the

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

5.6 Earthquake Off Aden No Tsunami

A 5.6-magintude earthquake struck the Gulf of Aden on Tuesday morning, with authorities confirming the UAE was not impacted by any seismic activity. The incident occurred at 8.03am UAE time, with the head of the country’s seismology centre telling ‘Emirates24|7’,

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

Watch The Chile Quake Rattle A Supermarket

The moment the 8.3 quake struck Chile, this footage was taken by a customer in a supermarket in Valparaiso.

10 Dead In Iran Flash Flooding

Tehran (AFP) – At least 10 people have been killed after flash floods hit several regions of Iran, state television said on Saturday. Six people died on Friday in Pakdasht, a city southeast of Tehran, when they attempted to have

5 Cases Of Legionnaires Found In Telford UK

Five cases of Legionnaires’ disease have been discovered in Shropshire, health officials have revealed. Four of the cases were in the Telford area. The earliest case was confirmed in Telford in June, with the other four cases confirmed between August

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

4.8 Quake Strikes Off Victoria No Tsunami

A magnitude-4.8 earthquake has been detected in waters off Victoria’s south-west coast, Geoscience Australia says. It happened about 150 kilometres from the town of Warrnambool at 12:45pm and was also felt on King Island in Bass Strait. The Bureau of