Worldwide Events

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  1. World Lowest Temperature for April 17
    The world's lowest temperature for April 17 was -110 degrees and occurred at Marilyn (Byrd Glacier), Antarctica
  2. World Highest Temperature for April 17
    The world's highest temperature for April 17 was 114 degrees and occurred at Dori, Burkina Faso
  3. 5.5 earthquake Tabiauan
    There was a 5.5 earthquake that occurred near Tabiauan on April 16, 2014 at 11:38 pm Eastern Time. This is considered a moderate earthquake with possible major damage to poorly constructed buildings and slight damage to well-designed buildings. This temblor occurred at a depth of 566.88 km, which is a deep-forcus earthquake (> 70 km deep).
  4. 6.2 earthquake
    There was a 6.2 earthquake that occurred near on April 17, 2014 at 10:06 am Eastern Time. This is considered a strong earthquake that can be destructive up to 160 km from the epicenter. This temblor occurred at a depth of 17.53 km, which is a shallow-focus earthquake (0-70 km deep).
  5. Chesapeake, VA set a record low temperature of 33 for Apr 17
  6. Winner, SD set a record low temperature of 21 for Apr 17
  7. Atwater, CA set a record high temperature of 87 for Apr 17