6.1 and 5.5 Magnitude Earthquakes Hit Central Italy 2 Hours Apart

6.1 and 5.5 Magnitude Earthquakes Hit Central Italy 2 Hours Apart

On Oct. 26, 2016, at 19:18:06.3 UTC, a 6.1 magnitude earthquake rattled throughout Central Italy. This occurred two hours after a quake with a magnitude of 5.5 caused severe damages. The epicenter was located at 42.97º N and 13.13º E. It reached a depth of 20 km. Earlier, on October 26, at 17:10:36.3 UTC, a […]

Hassan Rouhani Seeks Blessings From Pope Francis [Video]

Hassan Rouhani Seeks Blessings From Pope Francis [Video]

On Jan. 26, 2016, Pope Francis welcomed the Iranian President Hassan Rouhani to the Vatican as Tehran seeks to re-engage the world after years of international isolation. The Vatican said the historic visit by Rouhani was an important gesture of goodwill that will help in bringing peace to the volatile Gulf region. However, observers strongly […]

5 Smallest World Nations

5 Smallest World Nations

The world is an extremely large sphere of land masses and water co-existing together. When someone thinks of the planet as a whole, it is common for people to envision countries or nations as massive parcels of land with abundant populations. However, that is far from the case. There are more than 200 countries that […]

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