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Seismic unrest: New earthquake swarm starts on La Palma, Spain – Over 300 quakes hit mid-Atlantic Azores Islands, Portugal – Are volcanoes waking up there?
Seismic unrest is being reported since last Saturday, February 10, 2018 with a new earthquake swarm starting in the southeast of the island of La Palma in Spain. Now, on February 12, 2018 more than 300 small earthquakes have rattled the mid-Atlantic Azores Islands overnight.
The semiofficial ILNA news agency quoted Hedayat Allah Khademi, a local member of parliament, as saying on January 1 that the two were shot dead during antigovernment protests at night on December 31.
“People of Izeh, like some other cities, held a protest against economic problems and unfortunately it led to the killing of two people and injuries to some others,” Khademi told ILNA.
“I do not know yet whether last night’s shooting was by the protesters or by police,” he added.
Khademi’ announcement comes after two protesters were killed on December 30 in the western town of Doroud. In addition, hundreds have been arrested as the protests entered a fifth day on January 1.
Geomagnetic unrest: Stream of solar wind is blowing around Earth faster than 600 km/s, causing intermittent G1-class geomagnetic storms
A stream of solar wind is blowing around Earth faster than 600 km/s. This is causing intermittent G1-class geomagnetic storms and Arctic auroras. According to NOAA forecasters there is a 55% chance of G1-storms through Dec. 19th as Earth continues its passage through the stream of solar wind. The gaseous material is emerging from a […]
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More East Asian unrest: Presidential corruption scandal brings thousands to the streets in South Korea
Mass protests involving up to 30,000 people have been reported in the South Korean capital of Seoul. The crowds are demanding the resignation of President Park Geun-hye, who is believed to have let a friend illegally interfere in state affairs.
Up to 30,000 people marched through Seoul on Saturday, Reuters reported, citing organizers who include a number of South Korean left-leaning civic groups. Official estimates are less, with police reporting some 8,000 protesters.
The governor of the US state of North Carolina has declared a state of emergency following a second night of violent protests in Charlotte over the fatal police shooting of a black man. “I have declared a State of Emergency & initiated efforts to deploy the Nat’l Guard & Highway Patrol to assist local law […]Source: State of emergency declared in Charlotte following unrest