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Strong Earthquake Strikes Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan

Posted by feww on December 26, 2015

M6.3 quake strikes NE Afghanistan

Centered at 36.500°N, 71.132°E, about 280km NE of Kabul, Afghanistan the event occurred at a depth of 203.4km, reported USGS/EHP.

EQ Details
Magnitude: 6.3Mw
Location: 36.500°N, 71.132°E – 41km WSW of Ashkasham, Afghanistan
Depth: 203.4km
Time: 2015-12-25 19:14:47 UTC

  • 40 km SW of Ishqoshim, Tajikistan [pop: 26,000]
  • 85 km SE of Fayzabad, Afghanistan [pop: 44,421]
  • 280km NE of Kabul, Afghanistan [pop: 3.73 million]
  • 280 km N of Peshāwar, Pakistan [pop: 1.22 million]

Recent Events in Hindu Kush Region

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Flooding in Pakistan Destroys Villages, Kills Dozens

Posted by feww on September 3, 2012


[September 3, 2012] Mass die-offs resulting from human impact and the planetary response to the anthropogenic assault could occur by early 2016.  SYMBOLIC COUNTDOWN: 1,290 Days Left to the ‘Worst Day’ in Human History…

Global Disasters/ Significant Events

  • Pakistan. Torrential rains and floods destroy communities in parts of northern, northwestern and eastern Pakistan, leaving dozens of people dead.
  • Mindanao, Philippines.  A shallow 5.9Me quake struck Moro Gulf, Philippines, shaking at least half dozen cities in southern Philippines.
  • China.   Death toll from Wednesday’s  coalmine explosion in Panzhihua City (Sichuan Province) has climbed to at least 45, with one person reportedly missing, authorities said.

Symbolic countdown to the ‘worst day’ in human history began on May 15, 2011...

Global Disasters: Links, Forecasts and Background


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Dozens Dead or Injured in Pakistan Dust Storms

Posted by feww on June 7, 2012

Major dust storms sweep Pakistani cities killing at least 15 people and injuring more than 60

Powerful dust storms struck multiple cities in Pakistan including Lahore, Faisalabad, Quetta and Peshawar, leaving at least 15 people dead and more than 60 injured.

The dust storms hit the country amid a severe heatwave which had persisted for the 8 days. “On Tuesday, Lahore and Noor Pur Thal remained the hottest places in the province where mercury rose as high as 45 degree Celsius. The minimum temperature in Lahore was recorded at 30 C,” said a report.

Other Global Disasters, Significant Events

  • China. Drug-resistant tuberculosis (TB) is now a ‘serious epidemic’ in China At least a million Chinese develop TB each year, researchers say, of which 110,000 get a strain that’s resistant to the mainstay drugs isoniazid and rifampin.
    • According to a  new survey, more than 8,200 Chinese contract extensively resistant or XDR-TB, most of which are incurable.

Under a high magnification of 1,5549x, this colorized scanning electron micrograph (SEM) depicted some of the ultrastructural details seen in the cell wall configuration of a number of Gram-positive Mycobacterium tuberculosis bacteria. As an obligate aerobic organism M. tuberculosis can only survive in an environment containing oxygen. This bacterium ranges in length between 2 – 4 microns, and a width between 0.2 – 0.5 microns. See PHIL 8438 for a black and white version of this image.
TB bacteria become active, and begin to multiply, if the immune system can’t stop them from growing. The bacteria attack the body and destroy tissue. If in the lungs, the bacteria can actually create a hole in the lung tissue. Some people develop active TB disease soon after becoming infected, before their immune system can fight off the bacteria. Other people may get sick later, when their immune system becomes weak for another reason. Babies and young children often have weak immune systems. People infected with HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, have very weak immune systems. Other people can have weak immune systems, too, especially people with any of these conditions: substance abuse; diabetes mellitus; silicosis; cancer of the head or neck; leukemia or Hodgkin’s disease; severe kidney disease; low body weight; certain medical treatments (such as corticosteroid treatment or organ transplants); specialized treatment for rheumatoid arthritis, or Crohn’s disease. Caption: CDC/ Dr. Ray Butler. Photo: Janice Haney Carr

Global Disasters: Links, Forecasts and Background

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