Thursday, January 14, 2021

Event Update For 2021-01-13

The seas, lakes and oceans are now pluming deadly hydrogen sulfide and suffocating methane. Hydrogen sulfide is a highly toxic water-soluble heavier-than-air gas and will accumulate in low-lying areas. Methane is slightly more buoyant than normal air and so will be all around, but will tend to contaminate our atmosphere from the top down. These gases are sickening and killing oxygen-using life all around the world, including human life, as our atmosphere is increasingly poisoned. Because both gases are highly flammable and because our entire civilization is built around fire and flammable fuels, this is leading to more fires and explosions. This is an extinction level event and will likely decimate both the biosphere and human population and it is debatable whether humankind can survive this event.

A. More fires and more explosions, especially along the coasts, but everywhere generally.
B. Many more animal die-offs, of all kinds, and especially oceanic species.
C. More multiples of people will be found dead in their homes, as if they'd dropped dead.
D. More corpses found in low-lying areas, all over the world.
E. More unusual vehicular accidents.
F. Improved unemployment numbers as people die off.

Category: Variety Pack

2021-01-13 - Coral reefs dying off hard as the oceans continue warming:

Quote: "Nearly a third of Taiwan’s corals are dying from bleaching caused by warming oceans in an alarming phenomenon that poses a severe threat to the island’s delicate underwater ecosystem, conservationists warned on Wednesday. An investigation last year in 62 locations around the islands by the Taiwan Coral Bleaching Observation Network showed bleaching at a record worst. Half of Taiwan’s reefs have been hit by bleaching, with 31 percent so badly impacted they are dying and probably beyond saving."

Quote: "Mingo Lee, a diver who helps document coral health in Taiwan, described the level of bleaching as like 'snow in the ocean.' 'It was white everywhere ... I have never seen anything like that in my 20 years as a diver,' he said."

Note: This problem isn't specific to Taiwan; coral reefs are dying off hard all over the planet, off Florida, Japan and Hawaii, the Great Barrier Reef off Australia, everywhere. The rising oceanic heat will eventually wipe out 95% or more of all species in the oceans. Hundreds of 'dead zones' have been spreading through the oceans for decades as the oceans heat up and lose oxygen. Land-based life will die off too, though not as harshly as oceanic life...

2021-01-13 - Increased methane emissions from wetlands was a factor in previous warming event:

Quote: "Intriguingly, proxies for temperature and methane cycling are only coupled at the onset of this ancient warming event, with the methane proxies rapidly returning to pre-event values even though temperatures remain high for the duration of the PETM. This suggests it is the onset of rapid global warming that is particularly disruptive to methane cycling in wetlands, a finding that is particularly concerning given the rapid global warming we are experiencing now."

Note: And atmospheric methane levels are rising rapidly in our atmosphere right now...

2021-01-13 - Animal extinctions accelerating dramatically:

2021-01-13 - Petrochemical rubber plant explodes and burns on the banks of the Yangtze River in Nanjing (China):

Quote: "The explosion occurred at 17:06 yesterday, 12 January, at Yangzi Petrochemical Rubber Co., Ltd., located in the Park that lies on the north banks of the Yangtze River in Nanjing."

2021-01-13 - Water reclamation plant damaged by fire on East Rochelle Avenue in Las Vegas (Nevada):

2021-01-13 - Car bursts into flame shortly after 3 AM while parked at home on West Hillcrest Avenue in Dayton (Ohio):

2021-01-13 - Car bursts into flame inside building on Main Street in Green Bay (Wisconsin):

Quote: "A car is considered a total loss after catching fire inside a building on Green Bay's east side."

2021-01-13 - Fishing trawler damaged by cargo hold fire in coastal Port Nelson (New Zealand):

2021-01-13 - Boat bursts into flame on trailer while being towed on highway near Tai Tapu (New Zealand):

Note: These are the 15th and 16th boats/ships to burn/explode in 2021...

2021-01-13 - Tanker truck bursts into flame in parking lot in coastal Westhampton (New York):

2021-01-13 - Tractor trailer bursts into flame on Rew-rixford Road near Rew (Pennsylvania):

2021-01-13 - Tractor trailer bursts into flame on Mona Vale Road in coastal Sydney (Australia):

2021-01-13 - Tractor trailer bursts into flame on the Autobahn near Dresden (Britain):

Note: These are the 51st, 52nd, 53rd and 54th tractors/tankers/semis to burn/explode in 2021...

2021-01-13 - SUV bursts into flame, ignites grass fire, on Country Club Road in San Angelo (Texas):

2021-01-13 - Pickup truck bursts into flame just before 5:30 AM on lift inside auto shop in San Antonia (Texas):

2021-01-13 - Pickup truck bursts into flame on Deerfoot Trail in Calgary (Canada):

2021-01-13 - Car bursts into flame on State Road 246 in Farmersburg (Indiana):

2021-01-13 - Car bursts into flame on Craigmillar Castle Road in coastal Edinburgh (Scotland):

2021-01-13 - Car bursts into flame while parked at home, fire spreads to home, in Bicester (Britain):

2021-01-13 - Car bursts into flame on the A303 near Petherton (Britain):

2021-01-13 - Car bursts into flame on Green End Road in Chesterton, Cambridge (Britain):

2021-01-13 - RV trailer bursts into flame while parked on Clarkrange Highway in Monterey (Tennessee):,46632?

2021-01-13 - Barn destroyed by fire at 2 AM, another heavily damaged, in Drew County (Arkansas), 8,000 chickens killed:

2021-01-13 - Industrial foam business heavily damaged by fire at 6:30 AM in Lakewood (Washington):

2021-01-13 - Home heavily damaged by fire on Franklin Avenue in Vandergrift (Pennsylvania), 3 injured:

2021-01-13 - Home heavily damaged by fire at 5:40 AM on Victory Lane in Huntsville (Alabama):

2021-01-13 - Three homes destroyed by fire near Roundup (Montana):

2021-01-13 - Apartment building damaged by fire on 3rd Street Circle West in coastal Bradenton (Florida):

2021-01-13 - Apartment building heavily damaged by fire at 11:50 PM in coastal Cambridge (Massachusetts):

2021-01-13 - Apartment building heavily damaged by fire off Chef Menteur Highway in coastal New Orleans (Louisiana):

2021-01-13 - Apartment building heavily damaged by massive fire on Pecan Point Road in coastal Norfolk (Virginia):

2021-01-13 - Condo building damaged by fire in coastal Oakland (California), 3 injured:

2021-01-13 - Deadly fire burns home on Marcellus Street in coastal Long Beach (California), 1 killed:

2021-01-13 - Deadly fire burns home on Bethany Chapel Road in Crawfordville (Georgia), 1 killed:

2021-01-13 - Deadly fire burns home at 5:50 AM on Hewins Street in Sheffield (Massachusetts), 2 killed:

2021-01-13 - Deadly fire destroys home on Leisure Village Drive near New Braunfels (Texas), 4 killed:

2021-01-13 - Deadly fire burns apartment building at 2:10 AM on Arlington Avenue in coastal Bronx (New York), 1 killed, 2 injured:

2021-01-13 - Two brothers, 40 and 37, drop dead at their respective homes in Platteville (Wisconsin):

Quote: "Their initial report indicates Daniel Ruud, 40, and Jason Ruud, 37, each died as a result of unique medical conditions. Autopsies have been performed and the medical examiner is awaiting the results. The police department believes the timing of their deaths were 'very coincidental' and investigators do not suspect foul play, nor do they think there is a threat to the community."

2021-01-13 - Man and 12-year-old boy die in reservoir at Midmar Dam in KwaZulu-Natal (South Africa):

2021-01-13 - Mayor of Cape Coral, man, 65, has 'medical incident' and dies in coastal Cape Coral (Florida):

Quote: "The statement said Coviello's death was due to an unexpected medical incident."

2021-01-13 - Man found dead near the Poplar Street Bridge over the Mississippi River in East St. Louis (Illinois):

2021-01-13 - Man, 61, found dead in retention pond near shopping center in Dale City (Virginia):

2021-01-13 - Man, 79, found dead in creek near his home in Kinmundy (Illinois):

2021-01-13 - Man, 38, has 'medical incident' and drops dead in parking lot at hotel in Rapid City (South Dakota):

Quote: "Sharpbutte’s death is under investigation now, and police believe his death due to a medical incident."

2021-01-13 - Man found dead in ditch along Liberty Street in Griggsville (Illinois):

2021-01-13 - College student, man, 21, found dead in drainage ditch near his vehicle near Abilene (Texas):

2021-01-13 - Man in his 40s found dead at Grasslees Reserve in Tawa (New Zealand):

2021-01-13 - Man found dead at coastal Tolcarne Beach in Newquay (Britain):

2021-01-13 - Man, 64, found dead near Wiggenhall St Germans in Norfolk (Britain):

2021-01-13 - Small plane crashes into home, bursts into flame, in Columbia (South Carolina), 1 killed:

2021-01-13 - Small plane crash-lands in field in Lubbock (Texas), engine failure:

2021-01-13 - Military helicopter crashes and burns in Showak (Sudan), 3 injured:

2021-01-13 - Tractor trailers and cars crash on I-35 near Laredo (Texas), 3 killed:

Quote: "We spoke to a man who was a involved in the crash and he says a nearby fire could have caused the accident."

2021-01-13 - Tractor trailer crashed into median, overturns, bursts into flame, on Highway 370 near the Discovery Bridge over the Missouri River in St. Charles County (Missouri):

2021-01-13 - Tractor trailer overturns at 3:35 AM on State Route 79 near Temecula (California):

2021-01-13 - Tractor trailer overturns on I-220 at I-20 in Shreveport (Louisiana):

2021-01-13 - Van crashes off road and overturns, on Route 24 in Morris County (New Jersey), 1 killed, 14 injured:

2021-01-13 - SUV crashes into tractor trailer then veers off road and bursts into flame on State Route 52 in Tierrasanta area in coastal San Diego (California), 1 injured:

2021-01-13 - Pickup truck veers across median, crashes into tractor trailer, fire erupts, on I-10 near Rayne (Louisiana), 1 killed:

2021-01-13 - Shark attacks and injures man in the Swan River in Bicton (Australia):

2021-01-13 - Landslide blocks road near Carson (Washington):

2021-01-13 - Water main breaks, sinkhole opens, in Charleston (West Virginia):

2021-01-13 - Man talks about God's nature then gets hit by lightning, in Brazil:

2021-01-13 - Heavy rain continues in Namibia, flash floods hit Windhoek:

2021-01-13 - Heavy rain and flooding hit Izmir (Turkey):

Note: I lived in Izmir for a while and I never saw anything like that!

2021-01-13 - Heavy rain and flooding hit Negros Occidental (Philippine Islands):

2021-01-13 - Extremely hazardous pesticide federally approved for use on citrus in Florida:

2021-01-13 - 655 people have $4 trillion in wealth in the US while 200 million people can’t cover a $1,000 expense:

Note: So the average is about $6.1 billion for each of those 655 people. Wealth disparity is worse than it was in the Roaring 20s, shortly before the Great Depression...

2021-01-13 - A star dying soon after the beginning of the universe could be disrupting mobile phone reception today:


  1. Great Friday morning Jonny, Fran, Mike D., Tom N., Terry, LL, FezzedOne, and Panther.

    Helluva week.

    Been mild here - currently around 50 F, supposed to rain later, cool down some next week.

    Now that's really fishy - those two brothers (not twins) dying on the same day in different locations. Come on - how is that the result of some "medical condition?" Even if they both had some rare cancer, it wouldn't progress in each of them at EXACTLY the same rate, down to the freaking DAY. The authorities, as usual, as has been the case ALL ALONG in my lifetime - they're LYING (about practically EVERYTHING). Unless they both decided to take fast acting poison the same day, i don't see it (and they said no foul play).

    [yet another lie, how surprising . ..]
    ‘Carbon-neutrality is a fairy tale’: how the race for renewables is burning Europe’s forests

    Almost all European countries have recorded an increase in logging for energy. Nearly a quarter of the trees harvested in the EU in 2019 were for energy, up from 17% in 2000.

    Biomass, of which wood from forests is the main source, now makes up almost 60% of the EU’s renewable energy supply, more than solar and wind combined, and a vast cross-border industry has emerged to meet this demand. [more]

    Friday, January 15, 2021
    2020: Hottest Year On Record

    NASA data show that 2020 was the hottest year on record. [can't hide that, what they lie about is not saying how bad it is and fudging numbers (or eliminating measuring devices like radiation detectors after Fuk) to make things LOOK "okay"]

    In above images, the temperature anomaly is compared to 1951-1980, NASA's default baseline. When using an earlier baseline, the data need to be adjusted. The image below shows a trendline pointing at an 0.31°C adjustment for a 1900 baseline. [see graphs]

    Additional adjustment is needed when using a 1750 baseline, while it also makes sense to add further adjustment for higher polar anomalies and for air temperatures over oceans, rather than sea surface temperatures. In total, a 0.78°C adjustment seems appropriate, as has been applied in earlier analyses.

    Furthermore, we're currently in a La NiƱa and we're in a low in the 11-year sunspots cycle. Such variables show up better when looking at a shorter period and when using trendlines based on monthly data.

    [ Work on this post is still in progress, please return soon ]

    [i'm sure gonna miss birds and trees. .]
    Friday, 15 January 2021
    Cases of bird flu are spreading in Maharashtra with wild bird deaths reported from nine districts on Thursday, taking the toll to 3,378 across the state: bird flu in crows and herons have been found positive for the (H5N1 strain) and samples of Crows found positive for the H5N8 strain.

    Cases of bird flu are spreading in Maharashtra with 382 wild bird deaths reported from nine districts on Thursday, taking the toll to 3,378 across the state. According to the state department, samples of birds from four more districts in the state Latur, Nanded, Nashik and Ahmednagar returned positive for bird flu. "A total of 382 birds have died on January 14. [more]

    [2nd section below]

  2. [believe what you want, i think the whole thing stinks]
    Friday, 15 January 2021
    CNN’s Jade Sacker penetrating the Capitol with a member of BLM/Antifa

    “CNN was embedded with BLM/Antifa pretending to be Trump supporters videoing them to incite a riot”

    CNN’s Jade Sacker penetrating the Capitol with a member of BLM/Antifa cheering, “We did it!”

    This is the same guy, John Sullivan

    Feds Charge Left-Wing Activist Who Filmed Shooting Of Trump Supporter At Capitol

    Federal prosecutors on Thursday announced charges against John Sullivan, a self-described left-wing activist who recorded the fatal police shooting of a Trump supporter inside the U.S. Capitol last week.

    Sullivan, the founder of a group called Insurgence USA, which formed in the aftermath of the death of George Floyd, is charged with illegally entering the Capitol, civil disorder, and violent or disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds.

    An FBI affidavit issued against Sullivan on Thursday cites comments he made on video he recorded during the Capitol breach.

    “There are so many people. Let’s go. This shit is ours! Fuck yeah,” he is heard saying in the video, according to an FBI affidavit from FBI Special Agent Matthew Foulger.

    “We accomplished this shit. We did this together. Fuck yeah! We are all a part of this history,” he also said, adding: “Let’s burn this shit down.” [more]

    Giuliani Presents Evidence - From Their Own Words - That Antifa & BLM Rioters Were at 'Insurrection' on Capitol Hill

    [SOTT]Comment: Here's another thing to consider: the trouble at the Capitol started before Trump's speech (which took place 45 minutes' walk away from the Capitol) - comments are pretty funny, too:
    "How about what really happened on Sep 11th, 2001 Rudy boy????" ]

    [oh but BIASED Yahoo and all the other msm comes to the rescue]
    A Florida teacher was filmed falsely [!] telling students 'Antifa' was behind the Capitol riots

    [article tells you what to think, so read it if you need a refresher]

    [and here's what you voted for]
    Bail fund promoted by Kamala Harris won't share records of alleged criminals it sprung from jail

    [not surprising since they won't acknowledge all the voting malfeasance, the continued RIOTING/TAKEOVER in several cities, Soros funding, Obama influence, and much, much more; you'll see as this all plays out]

    Amid violent riots [back in June], vice president-elect promoted cash fund that helped convicted rapist, accused murderer.

    A bail fund promoted by Vice President-elect Kamala Harris that reportedly helped bail out several accused and convicted criminals — at least one with a markedly violent history — is refusing to share the records of the individuals it helped spring from jail in the midst of last year's deadly Black Lives Matter-led riots in Minnesota.

    Yet the bail fund was mired in controversy over the summer due to reports that it had helped spring from jail multiple alleged violent criminals, including at least one individual with multiple rape convictions on his rap sheet.

    A review by the Washington Post found that MFF helped bail out of jail one individual who allegedly shot at police officers during riots in Minnesota.

    The group's unwillingness to provide records of whom it helps bail out of prison, coupled with the remoteness and relative inaccessibility of those records within local jail files, has rendered opaque a critical accountability metric at a time when the U.S. is grappling with the effects of politically inspired violence.[more]

    [part iii next]

  3. Republican congresswoman to file impeachment articles against Biden immediately following inauguration

    Freshman Republican Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene announced she'll file articles of impeachment against Joe Biden the day after his inauguration.

    Greene added three hashtags to her tweet - including "#QuidProJoe" and "#BidenCrimeFamily" - which appear to invoke the former veep's son's host of corrupt, foreign business deals, often with the Chinese Communist Party.

    [SOTT]Comment: By Democrat standards, Harris, Pelosi, and countless others should also be impeached. In fact, Trump was impeached for allegedly doing what these Democrats have been doing for ages - and he didn't even do what they claim he did. That's ideological paralogic for you. [more]

    [love the name of this place - should be the new name for USA]
    Mud volcano erupts in Gobustan, Azerbaijan

    As a result of volcanic activity, 2.5 hectares of land were completely covered with solid waste. A total of 1,700 cubic meters of waste were brought to the surface. [more]
    M6.2 earthquake hits Indonesia's Sulawesi killing at least 34 people

    Hundreds of buildings have been destroyed or damaged, including a hospital, which has collapsed with more than a dozen patients and staff remain trapped beneath it. [more; 1 video and a tweet vid]

    [don't forget to line up for your shot]
    27-year-old mother suffers seizures, is hospitalized after taking COVID vaccine

    A 27-year-old personal support worker suffered a severe allergic reaction including fainting, seizures, and hospitalization, when she received the abortion-tainted Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine.

    Colin Furness, an infection control epidemiologist at the University of Toronto, defended the safety of the vaccine despite Tilli's experience.

    "One is public communication that says if you have severe allergies, this is not the vaccine for you, not now, not yet. Wait for Moderna, perhaps. So everyone who has allergies should be awake and paying attention to that. Number two is people who are doing screening should also be right on top of that, so it looks like there was a double failure." [FUCK YOU FURNESS, FAUCI, GATES, et al]

    [oh, and BY THE FUCKING WAY]
    In addition to concerns about allergies and several other aspects of these new vaccines, the public should be aware that when a patient such as Tilli is injured or evenkilled by such a shot,

    vaccine manufacturers have no liability.

    According to Canadian authorities, "indemnification clauses in vaccine contracts are standard" for virtually all countries in the world. Thus, if Tilli does not fully recover, she will not be eligible for a monetary settlement from Pfizer to assist her in raising her children. [oooh when is it my turn to get the shot?!]

    [SOTT]Comment: The new Covid-19 vaccines are proving to be probably more dangerous than the virus itself. [more]

    [4th installment follows]

  4. [before his site was taken down]
    Apps now being developed for global vaccine passport help fulfill 'one world order' totalitarian agenda

    The Linux Foundation has partnered with IBM, the COVID-19 Credentials Initiative and CommonPass, a digital "health passport," in order to develop vaccine credential apps that will be applicable globally.

    The notion of having to present proof of a voluntary medical procedure in order to travel or attend public events is unprecedented in the U.S., but is being presented as a measure to protect public health. In reality, your freedom to go about your normal, daily life is being threatened, unless you consent to receiving a COVID-19 vaccine. And this may only be the beginning.
    [more; what did you THINK they were doing when they ALLOWED (and continue to DISTRIBUTE NEW STRAINS of) a BIOWEAPON loose in the world (and not for the 1st time, apparently)?]

    [here's what ELSE is coming, while we're all being Covid distracted]
    2 nuke plants, 1 bribery scandal, no answers: Towns on edge

    TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — For much of the past four years, the residents of a pair of villages along Lake Erie have been on edge over the fate of their nuclear plants, which generate enough tax money to pay for nicer schools than their neighbors.

    Like many U.S. nuclear plants struggling to compete with with natural gas and renewable energy, the owners of the Ohio plants turned to the government for help, persuading the state's lawmakers to give them a $1 billion bailout.

    But relief for the villages of Perry and Oak Harbor was short-lived after the financial rescue became entangled in a political bribery scandal that has brought calls to jettison the bailout.

    The uncertainty surrounding the future of both Ohio plants — Davis-Besse near Toledo and Perry near Cleveland — has created a new wave of anxiety that is stretching into another year after state lawmakers, at the end of December, put off deciding whether to repeal the bailout or come up with a new financial lifeline that would keep the plants open. [more]

    [these guys didn't get the memo]
    Firefighters scramble to battle off-season wildfire [off-season?] [18 sec. accu-weather video]

    Search now recovery mission for Oregon woman in landslide

    Searchers used inflatable yellow rafts and drove metal poles into deep mud Thursday as they searched for a woman who was swept away by a landslide in Oregon during a powerful winter storm. [more]

  5. With lots of time on my hands, i look at a lot of video. Here's one from today you all might like (although i know of one among us who disparages this guy, probably because Dubay challenges some of his firmly held beliefs). Dubay does a lot of research and presents what he finds.

    The process known as Enlightenment is actually a destructive and often painful process, whereby you question all of your beliefs and become open to an alternate or more accurate worldview, but you arrive at the truth, eventually. Most aren't up to it.

    Precognition, Dreams and Deja Vu [22.5 min.]

    NASA: 2020 Is Now Hottest Year [~ 68.5 min. BBN]

    Big Tech Cleans House! - Everything We Want You To Think [11 min. video, humor?]

    Ocean temperatures breaking records

    Even with the COVID-19-related small dip in global carbon emissions due to limited travel and other activities, the ocean temperatures continued a trend of breaking records in 2020. A new study, authored by 20 scientists from 13 institutes around the world, reported the highest ocean temperatures since 1955 from surface level to a depth of 2,000 meters.

    Over 90% of the excess heat due to global warming is absorbed by the oceans, so ocean warming is a direct indicator of global warming — the warming we have measured paints a picture of long-term global warming,” said Lijing Cheng, lead paper author and associate professor with the International Center for Climate and Environmental Sciences at the Institute of Atmospheric Physics (IAP) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS). Cheng is also affiliated with CAS’s Center for Ocean Mega-Science. “However, due to the ocean’s delayed response to global warming, the trends of ocean change will persist at least for several decades, so societies need to adapt to the now unavoidable consequences of our unabated warming. But there is still time to take action and reduce our emissions of greenhouse gases.” [more; notice the lie at the end]

    [2nd piece awaits]


    A leaked zoom call shows US Federal Employees openly discussing how to sabotage the Trump administration with leaking and/or withholding information. UNBELiEVABLE [~ 5 min. video]

    CONFIRMED - Gina Haspel, (CIA Director), was in the DC Rally Crowd - Photographed ["politifact" says it's photoshopped or her twin sister]

    An astonishing theory: FEMA and the US military will save America at its final hour

    Today’s Situation Update for January 14th examines the two competing theories for the outcome of the rigged 2020 election. In one outcome, Trump has given up, Biden will be sworn in, and the United States of America will be plunged into a communist-controlled authoritarian police state that silences conservative dissent.

    Another theory is emerging, however, that claims the United States is in a military coup against illegal civilian traitors and that a combination of FEMA and the military will actually save America, not enslave it.

    This theory gained momentum yesterday when Steve Pieczenik appeared on the Alex Jones Show and claimed a military coup was under way to carry out mass arrests against the traitors on or before January 20th. (See ~ 40 min. video below.) [either way we lose]

    Clearly, something much bigger than a simple inauguration is afoot. But we don’t know for sure what it is.

    Maybe it’s truly a nightmare scenario, and after Biden is sworn in, the Dems will launch military-assisted death squads across America to arrest or execute all Trump supporters. That’s the nightmare scenario that many fear. It’s a communist purge, and treasonous criminals like AOC appear to be calling for it.

    Within a week, we will know the real answer [more]

    Project Veritas strikes again!

    Twitter Insider Secretly Records CEO Jack Dorsey Detailing Agenda For Further Political Censorship

    Jack Dorsey, Twitter CEO: “We are focused on one account [@realDonaldTrump] right now, but this is going to be much bigger than just one account, and it’s going to go on for much longer than just this day, this week, and the next few weeks, and go on beyond the inauguration.” [more; ~ 2.25 min. video]

  7. At least 42 people killed, hundreds injured as M6.2 earthquake hits West Sulawesi, Indonesia

    At least 42 people have been killed and more than 600 injured after a shallow M6.2 earthquake hit West Sulawesi, Indonesia at 18:28 UTC on January 14, 2021 (01:28 LT, January 15). Many people are still trapped under the rubble and rescue workers fear the death toll will continue rising. The quake was preceded by M5.7 at 06:35 UTC. [more]

    Strong shaking in the city lasted up to 7 seconds, damaging 300 houses.

    In the neighboring Mamuju (population 15 000), an additional 34 deaths were reported.

    Severe damage was reported in both cities, including badly damaged military command offices, hotels, and government buildings.

    Three of Mamuju's largest hospitals were badly damaged and one collapsed -- Mitra Manakara, with patients and staff still trapped under the rubble.

    BNPB said a series of earthquakes in the past 24 hours had caused at least three landslides and electricity had been cut. [more: 7 seconds of shake]