Updated every 5 minutes, shows earthquakes around the globe from the last hour, day, and week, showing also the intensity. This was produced by the USGS Northern California Earthquake Hazards Program and coems directly from here: http://earthquake.usgs.gov/eqcenter/recenteqsww/catalogs/eqs7day-age.kmz
Etna is currently undergoing one of its most vigorous eruptions in years (you can look to it with 3 live web cams.
It was triggered by a series of earthquakes on 27 October. The astronaut images, you see in the picture overlay, were taken three days later on 30 October at about 1130 GMT from an altitude of 400 km (250 miles).
Iowa 80 is the world's largest truckstop, located along Interstate 80 off exit 284 in Walcott, Iowa. Set on a 220-acre (89 ha) plot of land (four times larger than an average truckstop and 2.5 times larger than Disneyland) -- 75 acres (30 ha) of which are currently developed -- the site receives 5,000 visitors daily, and features a 67,000 sq ft (6,200 m2) main building, parking for 800 trucks, ...
Adventure Island is a small amusement park in Southend-on-Sea, Essex. It is a free admission park, charges are levied only on individual attractions within the park. During peak days a Big Adventure Band will cost you £20, or £16 on off-peak days. For smaller children the prices vary from £7 to £15.
Gol Gumbuz or Gol Gumbad is located in the city of Bijapur, or Vijapur in Karnataka, India, was built in 1659 by the famous architect, Yaqut of Dabul. It is the mausoleum of Mohammad Adil Shah (1627–55) of the Adil Shahi dynasty of Indian sultans. He ruled the Sultanate of Bijapur from 1490 to 1686. The acoustics of the enclosed place make it a whispering gallery where even the smallest sound i...
The USGS Earthquake Hazards Program has compiled a database of earthquake faults in the United States which are believed to be the sources of earthquakes with magnitudes greater than 6 during the past 1,600,000 years. Detailed descriptions of many of the faults is provided via an online database linked to the fault lines in Google Earth.
Some of the world’s most active volcanoes make up the spine of the Kamchatka Peninsula in far east Russia. Kamchatka is the northwestern edge of the Pacific “ring of fire,” where earthquakes and volcanism are caused by ongoing subduction of the Pacific oceanic plate beneath the Eurasian plate.
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