Earth and Space Weather News April 19, 2014: New Mexico radiation leak; M7 solar flare yesterday morning; Raw Footage 7.5 Quake Shakes Mexico City; Tropical Cyclone Jack formation; Global weather; Space weather
A powerful, magnitude-7.5 earthquake shook central and southern Mexico on Friday morning. The U.S. Geological Survey said it was centered northwest of the Pacific resort of Acapulco, where many Mexicans are vacationing for the Easter holiday. The quake was felt strongly in the resort city, as well as in Mexico’s capital, but there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage.
A mother’s pardon for the young man who killed her 17-year-old son, at the very moment the hangman’s noose was around his neck, has sent a ripple through Iran. Her slap before pardoning him was her personal last-minute rebuke. Pressure has been building for some time in the Islamic Republic to end capital punishment ; Iran is in the world’s top five for executing people. This act of mercy was shown in a small conservative northern town, and it has the whole nation talking about the merits of taking human life as punishment. It may represent a turning point in Iran, which has a hybrid of sharia law and western-style institutions
Earth and Space Weather News April 18, 2014: Sun-diving comet; Global weather including storm watch; Space weather; Earthquake watch
Abby Martin reports on the growing number of murders of environmental activist worldwide by corporate and government entities, citing the 908 deaths reported in countries from Brazil to the Philippines during the years 2002 -2013.
Dramatic aerial footage shows terrified passengers wearing life jackets being pulled to safety as water laps over the rails of the sinking ferry. Hundreds are missing after a ferry capsized off South Korea with 488 people on board – mostly high school students bound for a holiday island.
Earth and Space Weather News April 16, 2014: Electricity and Life on the bottom of the Ocean; State of the Climate Report for March 2014; 5 Volcanoes Erupting at Once on Russia’s Kamchatka Peninsula; Global weather; Space weather
Earth and space weather news April 15, 2014: Blood Moon timelapse video; Possible New Moon Forming Around Saturn; Farmers count the cost of cyclone Ita; Earthquake watch; Global weather; Space weather
Earth and Space Weather News April 14, 2014: Eclipse tonight; Solomon Islands hit by second strong earthquake; Agenda 21 counterstrike; Global weather; Space weather
Brien Foerster: Although most people think that the Great Pyramid of Giza in Egypt was made by the Dynastic Egyptians about 4500 years ago, in this video you will see compelling evidence that massive saws were used to cut many of the blocks. We suggest that an advanced technological civilization existed before the Egyptians.
Earth and Space Weather News April 13, 2014: 7.6 magnitude earthquake Solomon Islands; Guatemalan Fuego volcano increased activity; Global weather; Space weather
Earth and Space Weather News April 12, 2014: April 15 Lunar Eclipse Visualization; Cyclone Ita weakens; Global weather; Earthquake watch; Peru’s Ubinas volcano erupts – residents flee nearby villages; Space weather – magnetic storm