Category: Weather, Natural Disasters

6.4 Magnitude Earthquake Putre, Chile

earthquake chile 6.4 23 March 2015(SOURCE)   Northern Chile has been struck by a 6.4 magnitude earthquake.

Information according to the USGS website:  Time 2015-03-23 04:51:37 UTC  (8:51:37 pm PST),

Location 18.384°S 69.146°W, Depth 120.9 km.

As of this time there are no reports of damage or tsunami warnings.

Sierra Leone orders three-day lockdown against Ebola

Health workers from Sierra Leone's Red Cross Society Burial Team 7 preparing to carry a corpse out of a house in Freetown

Health workers from Sierra Leone’s Red Cross Society Burial Team 7 preparing to carry a corpse out of a house in Freetown.   Photo: FRANCISCO LEONG/AFP

Country has set goal of cutting off the disease’s spread by April 16

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As lakes become deserts, drought is Iran’s new problem

Only 15 years ago, Hamoun was the seventh largest wetland in the world, straddling 4,000 square kilometres (1,600 square miles) between Iran and Afghanistan, with water rolling in from the latter’s Helmand river (AFP Photo/Behrouz Mehri)

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