A man has filmed the moment he paramotored over the damage caused by an earthquake. Chris Reynolds, of Big Lake, Alaska, flew over the catastrophic damage caused by the quake in Alaska on November 30. Filming the devastation three days later, Chris’s raw footage show the dramatic damage from above. Chris said: “I flew and filmed this three days after the Alaskan 7.2 Earthquake. “I wanted to get a birds eye view of the dramatic damage that the quake caused just a few miles from my residence. “I needed only to fly just above tree tops and fly around a mile to get her from my launch and landing zone.” The damage stretched a staggering 120 yards long - with the cracks five or six feet deep. Chris added: “There was major infrastructure damage to a large area in the south central area of Alaska Including the roads buildings and bridges. “It’s a big mess to clean up.”read more
Alaska was the site of the most powerful earthquake ever recorded in the US. The 9.2-magnitude quake on March 27, 1964, was centered about 120 kilometers east of Anchorage. It and the tsunami it triggered claimed about 130 lives. read more
The researchers followed the local geology and structural map published by the Geological Survey of India, besides using Google Earth and imagery from Indian space agency ISRO’s Cartosat-1 satellite. read more
Built at a cost of almost Rs 2,300 crore, the Statue of Unity is scheduled to be inaugurated by PM Narendra Modi at Kevadia in Narmada district of Gujarat on October 31, on the birthday of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. read more
A closed petrol pump station at Ring road at IP Estate in New Delhi. Around 400 fuel stations in the national capital began a 24-hour shutdown to press the Delhi government to slash value-added tax (VAT) on the key transport fuels to cut their losses.
Geophysicists Amy Vaughan says the three larger quakes ranged from magnitude 6.5 to 6.8 on the Richter Scale, followed by some smaller ones as well as some aftershocks. According to reports, the quakes were lightly felt onshore and as of now no injuries... read more
Wooden beams tilted at crazy angles poke out of piles of shattered concrete littered with battered motorbikes and household items, from crumpled pots and pans to smudged notebooks and soft toys. After the magnitude 7.5 earthquake hit Indonesia’s coastal city of Palu, a pile of broken pink concrete is all that remains of fruit vendor Kaharuddin’s home.