January 16, 2018
The missile threat alert for Hawaii on Saturday was a false alarm. It took 38 minutes for authorities to declare this alert a mistake, using a second emergency alert.How terrifying it must have been to get that first alert: “BALLISTIC MISSILE THREAT INBOUND TO HAWAII. SEEK IMMEDIATE SHELTER. THIS IS NOT A DRILL”.
State leaders and emergency officials explained it was an employee who "pushed the wrong button."
On Tuesday, Japanese broadcaster, NHK, issued an alert that North Korea had launched a ballistic missile. The alert was quickly corrected as NHK issued an on-air apology for the mistake.
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March 06, 2018
Last week, Papua New Guinea was shaken by a violent 7.5 magnitude earthquake, generating landslides and floods. The quake killed at least 15 people and injuring dozens more.
As Papua New Guinea was beginning to recover, another earthquake hit the small island today, measuring at magnitude 6.7 -- that’s the equivalent to California’s Northridge earthquake in 1994. Two more aftershocks followed -- 5.0 and 5.1. Bringing the death toll to at least 67 people killed from the earthquakes in Papua New Guinea. Around 150,000 people require aid after these earthquakes and aftershocks.