Archive | March 5, 2020

MAGNITUDE 4.8 PAKISTAN #earthquake #Pakistan


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Depth: 10 km

Distances: 340 km N of Karachi, Pakistan / pop: 11,625,000 / local time: 00:59:20.0 2020-03-06

272 km S of Quetta, Pakistan / pop: 734,000 / local time: 00:59:20.0 2020-03-06
108 km SE of Khārān, Pakistan / pop: 30,900 / local time: 00:59:20.0 2020-03-06
71 km S of Sūrāb, Pakistan / pop: 13,200 / local time: 00:59:20.0 2020-03-06

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MAGNITUDE 3.0 SOUTH AFRICA #earthquake #SouthAfrica


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Depth: 10 km

Distances: 129 km SW of Soweto, South Africa / pop: 1,696,000 / local time: 20:02:13.0 2020-03-05

6 km S of Stilfontein, South Africa / pop: 93,200 / local time: 20:02:13.0 2020-03-05

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MAGNITUDE 4.4 PAKISTAN #earthquake #Pakistan


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Depth: 5 km

Distances: 378 km W of Multān, Pakistan / pop: 1,438,000 / local time: 21:05:54.2 2020-03-05

118 km SE of Quetta, Pakistan / pop: 734,000 / local time: 21:05:54.2 2020-03-05
30 km SW of Sibi, Pakistan / pop: 64,100 / local time: 21:05:54.2 2020-03-05
18 km S of Dādhar, Pakistan / pop: 15,100 / local time: 21:05:54.2 2020-03-05

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MAGNITUDE 5.6 KERMADEC ISLANDS REGION #earthquake #KermadecIslands


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Depth: 10 km

Distances: 968 km S of Nuku‘alofa, Tonga / pop: 22,400 / local time: 02:11:45.8 2020-03-06

1407 km S of Suva, Fiji / pop: 77,400 / local time: 01:11:45.8 2020-03-06
1513 km NE of Wellington, New Zealand / pop: 382,000 / local time: 02:11:45.8 2020-03-06

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MAGNITUDE 5.5 LA RIOJA, ARGENTINA #earthquake #LaRioja #Argentina


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Depth: 115 km

Distances: 463 km NW of Córdoba, Argentina / pop: 1,429,000 / local time: 03:57:41.4 2020-03-05

128 km NW of La Rioja, Argentina / pop: 163,000 / local time: 03:57:41.4 2020-03-05
40 km S of Tinogasta, Argentina / pop: 14,600 / local time: 03:57:41.4 2020-03-05

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Iran closes schools & universities until March 20, reports 107 deaths, 3,513 infections from Covid-19 #COVID19 #nCoV2019 #coronavirus #Iran #epidemic

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All schools and universities in Iran will be closed until the end of the country’s calendar year on March 20, Health Minister Saeed Namaki announced on state TV on Thursday.

So far, 3,513 people have been infected with coronavirus in the country, according to the ministry’s spokesman Kianush Jahanpur. “In the last 24 hours the lab samples that have been confirmed include 591 infections from Covid-19,” he reported.

“Unfortunately 15 people died in the past day which brings the total of our dear countrymen who have passed away from Covid-19 to 107,” Reuters quoted him as saying.

Courtesy of rt.com

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A child at Alder Hey Children’s Hospital in Liverpool, UK has tested positive for coronavirus #COVID19 #nCoV2019 #coronavirus #UK #Liverpool #emergency #quarantine #epidemic

Coronavirus Alert_2

A child at Alder Hey Children’s Hospital in Liverpool has tested positive for coronavirus, the hospital is reported to have confirmed. The BBC said that the age and sex of the child was unknown.

Liverpool council tweeted that two more cases of coronavirus have now been confirmed in Liverpool, bringing the total to three. “One is a known contact of an existing patient and the other has recently returned from Italy,” it said. “The patients are receiving specialist treatment.”

Public Health England reportedly said the child was not the first in the UK to be diagnosed with the virus.

Courtesy of theguardian.com