Archive | March 9, 2020

Tropical cyclone forms off Queensland coast, Australia #TropicalCyclone #Queensland #Australia

Coronavirus: A patient at the Royal London hospital in Whitechapel has tested positive #COVID19 #coronavirus #UK #London #Whitechapel #quarantine #epidemic

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A patient at the Royal London hospital in Whitechapel has tested positive, Barts Health NHS Trust has confirmed. A spokesman has told the Guardian that “staff in close contact with the patient have been sent home to self-isolate, as per PHE guidance”.

The department of health and social care says it’s unable to say whether or not the patient’s included in or additional to the number of confirmed cases it released earlier today.

Courtesy of theguardian.com

MAGNITUDE 4.2 MOROCCO #earthquake #Morocco #Africa


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Depth: 100 km

Distances: 368 km S of Casablanca, Morocco / pop: 3,145,000 / local time: 20:31:31.6 2020-03-09

149 km S of Marrakech, Morocco / pop: 840,000 / local time: 20:31:31.6 2020-03-09
122 km E of Oulad Teïma, Morocco / pop: 66,900 / local time: 20:31:31.6 2020-03-09

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MAGNITUDE 3.1 PYRENEES #earthquake #Pyrenees #europe


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Depth: 10 km

Distances: 206 km NW of Andorra la Vella, Andorra / pop: 20,500 / local time: 14:56:53.6 2020-03-09

103 km NE of Pamplona, Spain / pop: 199,000 / local time: 14:56:53.6 2020-03-09
29 km NW of Pau, France / pop: 82,700 / local time: 14:56:53.6 2020-03-09
3 km SW of Mont, France / pop: 1,100 / local time: 14:56:53.6 2020-03-09

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MAGNITUDE 3.7 ICELAND REGION #earthquake #Iceland


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Depth: 5 km

Distances: 124 km SW of Reykjavík, Iceland / pop: 114,000 / local time: 12:10:12.0 2020-03-09

88 km SW of Keflavík, Iceland / pop: 8,000 / local time: 12:10:12.0 2020-03-09

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MAGNITUDE 2.2 MAINE, USA #earthquake #Maine #USA


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Depth: 6 km

Distances: 301 km E of Montréal, Canada / pop: 3,269,000 / local time: 08:07:26.9 2020-03-09

34 km NW of Augusta, United States / pop: 19,200 / local time: 08:07:26.9 2020-03-09
16 km SE of Farmington, United States / pop: 4,300 / local time: 08:07:26.9 2020-03-09
6 km E of Chesterville, United States / pop: 1,300 / local time: 08:07:26.9 2020-03-09

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MAGNITUDE 3.3 SOUTH AFRICA #earthquake #SouthAfrica


Subject to change

Depth: 10 km

Distances: 152 km SW of Soweto, South Africa / pop: 1,696,000 / local time: 10:15:11.0 2020-03-09

10 km W of Orkney, South Africa / pop: 146,000 / local time: 10:15:11.0 2020-03-09

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MAGNITUDE 5.0 OFFSHORE NORTHERN CALIFORNIA, USA #earthquake #California #USA


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Depth: 10 km

Distances: 928 km NW of Los Angeles, United States / pop: 3,793,000 / local time: 23:33:00.7 2020-03-08

368 km NW of Sacramento, United States / pop: 467,000 / local time: 23:33:00.7 2020-03-08
90 km SW of Eureka, United States / pop: 27,200 / local time: 23:33:00.7 2020-03-08
72 km W of Ferndale, United States / pop: 1,400 / local time: 23:33:00.7 2020-03-08

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MAGNITUDE 5.8 OFFSHORE NORTHERN CALIFORNIA, USA #earthquake #California #USA


Subject to change

Depth: 10 km

Distances: 928 km NW of Los Angeles, United States / pop: 3,793,000 / local time: 19:59:09.1 2020-03-08

368 km NW of Sacramento, United States / pop: 467,000 / local time: 19:59:09.1 2020-03-08
93 km SW of Eureka, United States / pop: 27,200 / local time: 19:59:09.1 2020-03-08
75 km W of Ferndale, United States / pop: 1,400 / local time: 19:59:09.1 2020-03-08

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Coronavirus: Burkina Faso has reported its first two cases of coronavirus #COVID19 #coronavirus #BurkinaFaso #Africa #quarantine #epidemic

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Burkina Faso has reported its first two cases of coronavirus, making it the sixth nation in sub-Saharan Africa to be affected by the virus.

Its health minister, Claudine Lougue, has told reporters the two patients – a husband and wife – recently returned to Burkina Faso from a trip to France and are now in isolation.

Courtesy of theguardian.com