Thursday, April 22, 2010

Tracking 2012 events close - Natural disasters

Tracking 2012 events close - Natural disasters

All about 2012 - Will you be ready for 2012 - 2012 What will happen

There are many websites already picking up the topic of Solar energy from sun destroying earth in 2012. Many of you say that 2012 - end of the world isnt real. But partially most of us do believe that nature is some way trying to kill people.

Disaster occurs every year but particularly if you notice, then you can see the earthquake rates gone high since the last 2 years. 

Even yesterday there was an earthquake in china (Qinghai province) that measured 7.1 on the RichterScale and killed 618 people. 

I think we should consider such natural disasters to be a small part of 2012 - end of earth. Now lets track the events whenever tragedy strikes. 

Currently i want to list down the recent worst earthquakes:

2010 Haiti earthquake

The 2010 Haiti earthquake was a catastrophic magnitude 7.0 Mw earthquake, with an epicentre near the town of Léogâne, approximately 25 km (16 miles) west of Port-au-PrinceHaiti's capital. The earthquake occurred at 16:53 local time (21:53 UTC) on Tuesday, 12 January 2010. By 24 January, at least 52 aftershocks measuring 4.5 or greater had been recorded. An estimated three million people were affected by the quake; the Haitian Government reported that an estimated 230,000 people had died, 300,000 had been injured and 1,000,000 made homeless. They also estimated that 250,000 residences and 30,000 commercial buildings had collapsed or were severely damaged

2010 Chile earthquake

The 2010 Chilean earthquake occurred off the coast of the Maule Region of Chile on February 27, 2010, at 03:34 local time (06:34 UTC), rating a magnitude of 8.8 on the moment magnitude scale and lasting 90 seconds. It was strongly perceived in six Chilean regions (fromValparaíso in the north to Araucanía in the south), that together make up 80% of the country's population. The cities experiencing the strongest shaking—VIII (Destructive) on the Mercalli intensity scale—were Arauco and Coronel, Chile. The earthquake was felt in the capital Santiago at Mercalli intensity scale VII (Very Strong). Tremors were felt in many Argentine cities, including Buenos AiresCórdobaMendoza and La Rioja. Tremors were felt as far north as the city of Ica in southern Peru (approx. 1500 mi./2400 km). The earthquake triggered a tsunamiwhich devastated several coastal towns in south-central Chile and damaged the port at Talcahuano. Tsunami warnings were issued in 53 countries, causing minor damage in the San Diego area of California and in the Tōhoku region of Japan, where damage to the fisheries business was estimated at ¥6.26 billion (USD$66.7 million). The earthquake also generated a blackout that affected 93% of the country's population and which went on for several days in some locations. President Michelle Bachelet declared a "state of catastrophe" and sent military troops to take control of the most affected areas. The latest death toll as of April 7, 2010 is 486 victims (down from 802 reported by the previous administration on March 3).

Seismologists estimate that the earthquake was so powerful that it may have shortened the length of the day by 1.26 microseconds and moved the Earth's figure axis by 8 cm or 2.7 milliarcseconds. Precise GPS measurement indicated the telluric movement moved the entire city of Concepción 3.04 metres (10 ft) to the west. The capital Santiago, experienced a displacement of almost 24 centimetres (10 in) west, and even Buenos Aires, about 1,350 kilometres (840 mi) from Concepción, shifted 3.9 centimetres (1.5 in).

The epicenter of the earthquake was offshore from the Maule Region, approximately 11 km (6.8 miles) southwest of Curanipe and 100 km (71 mi) north-northeast of Chile's second largest city, Concepción. The earthquake also caused seiches to occur in Lake Pontchartrainto the north of New Orleans, United States, located nearly 7,500 kilometres (4,700 mi) from the epicenter of the quake.

China: Qinghai earthquake 2010 

An earthquake measuring 7.1 on the Richter scale has struck Yushu County, Yushu Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Qinghai Province at 7:45am today (14th april 2010). According to the initial estimation from the local government, the earthquake has caused more than 2064 Confirmed death and more than 12,135 injured. Yushu County and its neighboring areas have been affected severely, where 90 percent of the houses in the hard-hit region collapsed, causing numerous people homeless. Since the temperature of the affected area will be about 0 at night in the coming days, provision of emergency shelters for the victims remains a high priority.

Another latest update:

Volcano eruption in iceland spoiled all the flight trips around Europe, USA, Canada continously for 3 days from 16 april 2010 till 21 april 2010 (today).
Everyone said they had never seen such a worst day in their life since world war II. And hey its more than $200 million loss to the airlines daily.

More will come . Will update here soon.. World is still angry on us.

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