Daily Archives: August 24, 2011

A 6.2 Magnitude Earthquake Struck the South Pacific Nation of Vanuatu.

August 24, 2011 – A 6.2 Magnitude Earthquake Struck of the Coast of Port-Vila, Vanuatu: The South Pacific Island nation is again hit by an earthquake greater than 6.0 magnitude. Because of the International Dateline, the tremor struck on August … Continue reading

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Gold Plummets $96 an Ounce in One Day!

August 24, 2011 – Gold Plummets $96 in One Day: Gold prices fell sharply Wednesday after a surprisingly strong report on new orders for durable goods ruined hopes of more easing from the Federal Reserve. Gold futures for December delivery … Continue reading

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A Strong 6.8 Earthquake Struck Peru 2 Hours Ago.

August 24, 2011 – A Strong 6.8 Earthquake Struck Peru 2 Hours Ago: A relatively deep 145 kilometer (90 mile) 6.8 magnitude earthquake hit Peru. The quake was felt over a wide area in South America, including Peru, Brazil and … Continue reading

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Super Hurricane Irene Continues on its Catastrophic Course!

August 24, 2011 – Hurricane Irene Continues on its Catastrophic Course: Irene is currently a rapidly strengthening, category 3 hurricane heading for the eastern seaboard (see map). We still don’t know exactly where or when it will strike land, but … Continue reading

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