Five climbers feared dead after Mayon Volcano spewed a thick column of ash

Five climbers feared dead after Mayon Volcano spewed a thick column of ash

Five climbers were feared dead, which include four foreigners and a Filipino guide after Mayon Volcano spewed thick column of ash. Dozens more were trapped as one of the most active volcanoes erupted at daybreak, Tuesday, May 7, 2013. From a group of 27 mountaineers, seven were injured that included foreigners and Filipino guides. Kenneth […]

Earthquake Magnitude 5.8 Violently Shakes Fiji Islands Region

Earthquake Magnitude 5.8 Violently Shakes Fiji Islands Region

A 5.8 magnitude earthquake violently struck the Fiji Islands within the last hour. The U.S. Geological Survey reports that 5.8 shake was 239km NNE of Ceva-i-Ra, Fiji and hit at approximately 10:10:55 UTC. According to the U.S.-based Pacific Tsunami Warning Center, a destructive tsunami was not generated, based on earthquake and historical tsunami data. This […]

6.9 magnitude earthquake hits China

6.9 magnitude earthquake hits China

Magnitude 6.9 earthquake has hit the western Chinese region of Sichuan. The U.S. Geological Survey says Saturday’s quake was centered 115 kilometers northwest of the town of Leshan. The extent of damages, and casualties if any, remains unclear. The quake struck 115 km southwest of Chengdu, one of the biggest cities in Sichuan province, at […]

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