Powerful earthquake hits Caribbean Sea; felt from Mexico to Florida WGN-TV HAVANA — The U.S. Geological Survey says a powerful magnitude 7.7 earthquake struck south of Cuba and northwest of Jamaica on Tuesday, shaking a vast area from Mexico to Florida and beyond, but there were no reports of casualtiesContinue

Miami Buildings Shake After Powerful Earthquake Between Cuba and Jamaica NBC 6 South Florida Buildings in Miami were evacuated after vibrations from a powerful earthquake that struck between Cuba and Jamaica Tuesday afternoon were felt throughout South Florida. The 7.7 magnitude earthquake was reported about 77 miles north-northwest of Lucea,Continue

Snakes Could Be the Original Source of the New Coronavirus Outbreak in China A study of the virus’s genetic sequence suggests similarities to that seen in snakes, but the origin must still be verified Scientific American Snakes—the Chinese krait and the Chinese cobra—may be the original source of the newlyContinue

‘The single most intense storm I’ve experienced in my life’: Powerful blizzard slams Newfoundland Washington Post A weather system passed through the Northeast on Thursday rather innocuously, bringing gusty winds and snow squalls. However, now over the northwest Atlantic Ocean, it’s transforming into a beastly low-pressure area that is explosivelyContinue

Earthquakes in Puerto Rico have changed the landscape. Satellites can see it from space. The island’s ground has shifted. The swarm of earthquakes that have rocked Puerto Rico recently left marks that are visible from space. About 2,000 quakes have shaken Puerto Rico since late December, with the most powerfulContinue

11 dead as tornadoes, heavy rain, wicked winds lash southern US, Midwest USA TODAY A two-day pounding of severe weather across portions of the southern U.S. and into the Midwest left 11 people dead, prompting two governors to declare states of emergency as tornadoes, heavy rainfall and high winds ravagedContinue

Unusual heat wave hits Boston and New York City, with record-breaking temps topping 68 degrees FOX 32 Chicago BOSTON – Bostonians ditched their parkas, mittens and thermal underwear for a second day as record-breaking warm temperatures again bathed the region in springlike temperatures. In Boston, the mercury reached a wildlyContinue