Daily Archives: September 9, 2012

A 6.0 Magnitude Earthquake Struck the Kuril Islands, Russia.

September 9, 2012 – A 6.0 Magnitude Earthquake Struck the Kuril Islands in Russia: The quake struck at 5:39AM in London (GMT). It was 5:39PM at the epicenter. The tremor hit at a depth of 56 kilometers (35 miles) and … Continue reading

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Picture of the Day – The Milky Way over Turkey

September 9, 2012 – Picture of the Day: This is the Milky Way, as seen from the Uludag National Park in Turkey. The stunning natural spectacle hangs above manmade pockets of light from the towns and villages below. (Credits: The … Continue reading

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China Earthquake Kills 64 – Destroys 6,600 Homes.

September 9, 2012 – China Earthquake Kills 64, with 6,600 Homes Destroyed: A series of earthquakes shook two rural provinces in southwest China on Friday, killing at least 64 people and destroying more than 6,600 homes, provincial authorities said. More … Continue reading

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