Category: Weather, Natural Disasters

Magnitude 6.9 Earthquake Papua New Guinea, 6.4 Earthquake China


M 6.9 – 78km WNW of Kandrian, Papua New Guinea

Time: 2016-10-17 06:14:58 (UTC);    Location: 6.053°S 148.862°E;    Depth: 35.0 km

M 6.4 – 135km NE of Dartang, China

Time: 2016-10-17 07:14:50 (UTC);    Location: 32.910°N 94.872°E;    Depth: 32.1 km

Florida, Carolinas brace for fury of Hurricane Matthew


Gov. Rick Scott and Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez are urging residents up and down Florida’s Interstate 95 corridor to start preparing for “direct impacts” of Hurricane Matthew. (Oct. 4) AP

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