News Headlines : Richter Scale

EARTHQUAKE KILLS 5, INJURES SCORES IN WESTERN CHINA


A strong earthquake that hit a sparsely populated, mountainous area of western China killed at least five people and injured more than 50 others, officials said Sunday... READ MORE

23rd November, 2014 71

FREESCALE SEMICONDUCTOR HAS HIRED BANKERS TO EXPLORE POSSIBLE SALE


6 billion in a leveraged buyout by a group of private equity firms that included Blackstone Group, Carlyle Group and TPG Capital... READ MORE

13th February, 2015 67

NXP TO BUY FREESCALE, CREATE $40 BILLION COMPANY


Freescale shareholders will own about 32 percent of the combined company... READ MORE

2nd March, 2015 1039

Recent News Headlines : Richter Scale

MOUNT ETNA ERUPTION IN SICILY SPARKS SMALL QUAKE AND PANIC


Quake from Mount Etna volcano in Sicily injures at least 10, sparks panic... READ MORE

26th December, 2018 510

CUADRILLA PAUSES LANCASHIRE FRACKING AFTER 17TH EARTHQUAKE IN 9 DAYS


Fracking firm Cuadrilla has once again halted operations at its site near Blackpool after recording the 17th earth tremor since drilling re-commenced nine days ago... READ MORE

26th October, 2018 193

MINOR EARTHQUAKES DETECTED NEAR FRACKING SITE IN LANCASHIRE


The BGS said Since hydraulic fracturing operations started at Preston New Road, near Blackpool, we have detected some small earthquakes close to the area of operations... READ MORE

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UK FRACKING RULES ON EARTHQUAKES COULD BE RELAXED, SAYS MINISTER


Rebecca Long-Bailey, Labour's shadow business secretary, said The government's answer to earthquakes caused by fracking seems to be to relax the rules on earthquakes... READ MORE

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IRAN EARTHQUAKE: TWO KILLED AS STRONG TREMORS RATTLE KERMANSHAH


At least two people have been killed and at least 310 injured after a magnitude-6 earthquake struck western Iran... READ MORE

26th August, 2018 730

NORTHEAST ROCKS AS 6.4 MAGNITUDE EARTHQUAKE HITS TIBET


A strong earthquake measuring 6.4 on Richter Scale jolted Tibet's Nyingchi prefecture, near India-China border region in Arunachal Pradesh... READ MORE

18th November, 2017 105

IRAN CALLS OFF HUNT FOR QUAKE SURVIVORS


Iranian officials have called off rescue operations following the earthquake in western Iran on Sunday, but locals continue to search for signs of life... READ MORE

14th November, 2017 5

CHILDREN RESCUED FROM RUBBLE OF MEXICO SCHOOL


Children rescued from rubble of Mexico school Jump to media player At least 21 children and five adults died as the building collapsed during Tuesday's earthquake... READ MORE

22nd September, 2017 57

6.1-MAGNITUDE QUAKE HITS SOUTH OF FIJI ISLANDS


An earthquake measuring 6.1 on the Richter scale jolted south of the Fiji Islands at 22 26 02 GMT on Saturday, the US Geological Survey said... READ MORE

18th June, 2017 2

6.1-MAGNITUDE QUAKE HITS SOUTH OF FIJI ISLANDS


An earthquake measuring 6.1 on the Richter scale jolted south of the Fiji Islands at 22 26 02 GMT on Saturday, the US Geological Survey said... READ MORE

18th June, 2017 2

MOUNT EVEREST UPDATE: WORLD'S HIGHEST MOUNTAIN SHRINKING? FOLLOWING 2015 NEPAL EARTHQUAKE, SCIENTIST TO MEASURE PEAK'S HEIGHT


Two years have passed since the major Nepal earthquake... READ MORE

24th January, 2017 16

JOKOWI ORDERS ALL-OUT RESCUE EFFORT AS ACEH QUAKE DEATH TOLL RISES


On Dec. 26, 2004, an earthquake measuring 8.9 on the Richter scale triggered tsunami waves that hit Aceh and killed more than 120,000 people... READ MORE

7th December, 2016 44

WORLD'S HOTTEST PEPPER BURNS HOLE IN MAN'S THROAT


The burger was smothered in a sauce made from bhut jolokia peppers, which measure 1 million units on the Scoville scale -- 400 times hotter than Tabasco sauce... READ MORE

19th October, 2016 2466

1/15 MAJOR EARTHQUAKE HITS ITALY


The most heavily affected towns were Amatrice, Accumili di Rieti and Pecara del Tronto... READ MORE

5th September, 2016 1559

TREMORS AND TREATMENTS: HOW DEVELOPING NATIONS CAN MITIGATE THE DESTRUCTION OF EARTHQUAKES


In May 2008, Sichuan province in southwest China was hit by one of the most damaging earthquakes in history... READ MORE

31st August, 2016 0

DEATH TOLL IN ECUADOR EARTHQUAKE PASSES 650


The death toll from Ecuador's devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake last week has risen to 654 people, the government has announced... READ MORE

23rd April, 2016 123

JAPAN'S EARTHQUAKE CAUGHT ON CCTV CAMERA


CCTV footage shows the moment a 7.3 magnitude earthquake struck the southern island of Kyushu, killing at least 25 people and injuring more than a thousand... READ MORE

17th April, 2016 2

INDIANAPOLIS POST OFFICE BOOTS BLIND 'BROOM GUY' AFTER 60 YEARS


INDIANAPOLIS -- His name is Jim Richter, but most people around Indianapolis know him simply as the Broom Guy... READ MORE

4th April, 2016 259

CHRISTCHURCH EARTHQUAKE: 'THAT'S LIFE - YOU GET USED TO THE RUMBLES'


Marriot lives on New Zealand's South Island in the city of Christchurch, where a 5.7 magnitude earthquake hit on Sunday... READ MORE

15th February, 2016 82

AT LEAST THREE DEAD AS QUAKE MEASURING 6.4 ON THE RICHTER SCALE DEMOLISHES BUILDINGS IN TAINAN CITY


Taiwan earthquake At least three dead as quake measuring 6.4 on the Richter scale demolishes buildings in Tainan city... READ MORE

6th February, 2016 22

NXP COMPLETES DEAL TO BUY FREESCALE AND CREATE TOP AUTO CHIPMAKER


Freescale was spun out of cellphone and walkie-talkie pioneer Motorola... READ MORE

7th December, 2015 228

PHILIPS $3.3-BILLION SALE OF LUMILEDS TO GO SCALE IN DOUBT


AMSTERDAM Philips PHG.AS said on Monday the sale of its 3.3-billion Lumileds business to Go Scale Capital was uncertain due to U.S... READ MORE

26th October, 2015 52

SLEEP THE EIGHT-HOUR LIVE-BROADCAST LULLABY FOR A FRENETIC WORLD


For me, sleeping and music are both altered states they are different ways of perceiving the world and relating to the world, said Richter... READ MORE

27th September, 2015 406

AVAGO VIED FOR FREESCALE, STILL SEEKING LARGE DEAL


13 after the New York Post reported that Freescale was exploring a sale, according to the people... READ MORE

4th March, 2015 45


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