Humanitarian Crisis

Tsunami Waves Impacting Western Japan After 7.4 Earthqauke

Update (0338 EST): Tsunami waves have struck Noto, impacting residential buildings. https://twitter.com/lsh__official/status/1741736159867470173?s=46&t=fwloThPnqgTH71QlDeR_hA Update (0331 EST): A 5 meter tsunami surge is expected to impact Noto momentarily. Chief Cabinet Secretary Hayashi just made this announcement: “A tsunami of around 5 meters is expected.Every moment counts, so please immediately move to a safe...

Tsunami Warning for West Coastal Japan After 7.4 Earthquake

Update (0343 EST): Evacuation orders have been expanded to include Kunimi, Koshiro, Natsume, and Takasu in Fukui, Japan. https://twitter.com/fukuicity_bosai/status/1741739571380146586?s=46&t=fwloThPnqgTH71QlDeR_hA Update (0311 EST): A third 5.4 earthquake has been detected near the original epicenter and citizens in Noto are currently feeling the tremors. Update (0258 EST): The Prime Minister has issued full-scale rescue...

Seismic Activity Detected Near Grindavik, Risk of Flow Towards City Increases

Update (2028 EST): The initial fissure has now reached 4km in length. According to the Icelandic Meteorological Service, new seismic activity southeast of the initial fissure is putting Grindavik city at risk. If the seismic activity indicates new magma tunnels or further collapse, a new eruption could destroy the actual...

Lava Flows North Away from Grindavik, President Urges Compliance

The lava fissure that has risen from the ground near Grindavik, Iceland has now reached 3.5km as the flow moves away from Grindavik city center. The President of Iceland has urged all citizens to follow law enforcement orders and avoid the flow, his announcement reads below: ”Good people of the...

Volcano Erupts, Emergency Crews Flee Grindavik, Iceland

As this publication reported on November 10th, 2023, the entire population of Grindavik, Iceland was evacuated due to tectonic and volcanic activity under the city. That volcano has finally erupted. At approximately 1750 EST, eyewitnesses reported lava plumes shooting more than 400 feet in the air. Emergency crews and law...

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