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posted on May, 25 2005 @ 02:41 PM
Global Disaster Finder Now Online

A new website from U.S. Geological Survey allows Internet users to find recent and current earthquakes, volcanoes, severe weather, fires and other disasters. The online, interactive map, announced today, provides real-time icon-coded information that is comprehensive for the United States and provides limited data for other parts of the world.

Among the information fed into the website:

Global earthquakes with a magnitude greater than 3.0.
Weather watches and warnings for North America.
Hurricane tracking points and potential impact zones for the Western Hemisphere.
Wildfires in the United States.

Link -

The site is at Click on "Launch Viewer" on the left side of the page

I know many of you are continually monitoring volcano's, earthquakes and the like at USGS so I thought maybe this link might provide additional information more quickly.
I myself think it's a great tool.
Sorry that this only provides info in the continental US and not abroad to those outside the US but still noteworthy nonetheless.

Oops I apologize, it does include global events as well.

[edit on 25-5-2005 by DDay]

[edit on 25-5-2005 by DDay]

[edit on 25-5-2005 by DDay]


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