Over 30.000 people displaced between August and October in the Centre of Italy due to several earthquakes, whose tremors are still threatening the life of its inhabitants. Experts asserted October 30th quake has been the strongest in 35 years, registering a 6.6 on the Richter scale. One is man-made, the other is an uncontrollable –… Read More What Textils, Wars and Earthquakes Have in Common in Italy
On 11 March 2011, the massive earthquake and tsunamis that hit various areas of Japan – causing a nuclear meltdown in some parts of the country – bent the population on its knees and brought the nation’s nuclear program to an end. Currently, the new government is seriously considering to slowly reinstate it, at the order of the… Read More Japan On the Way to Reinstate Nuclear Program: No Room for Mistakes
While waiting for the royal baby in the UK, the news-watch has to be moved to the other side of the world in China, where a massive earthquake of magnitude 6.6 hit the northwest – between the counties of Min and Zhang – this early morning. The video was uploaded from CCTV 9 hours ago,… Read More Shallow earthquake hit northwest Chinese region.
(Photo credits: liquida.it) The earthquake falls silent, but the tragedy lasts. Four years ago an earthquake of Richter magnitude 5.8 at a depth of 8 km struck the city of L’Aquila (Italy) and its surroundings in the region of Abruzzo at 3.32 a.m. on the 6th of April 2009. A normal spring day turned… Read More L’Aquila, four years after the earthquake