Friday, February 10, 2012

Earthquake

  • Laser scans of Earths land surface taken from aircraft have now yielded the most comprehensive before-and-after picture of an earthquake yet, scientists revealed today (Feb. 9).
  • (msnbc.com)
  • New Madrid was the closest settlement to the epicenters of the immense tremors. According to eyewitness accounts it was totally destroyed. At the time, most of the region, including many of the larger cities such as St.
  • (Washington Post)
  • When a magnitude 6.7 earthquake struck the Philippines Monday, residents and local media outlooks used Twitter and Facebook to alert residents and quell tsunami-inspired panic.
  • (YAHOO!)
  • Laser scans of Earths land surface taken from aircraft have now yielded the most comprehensive before-and-after picture of an earthquake yet, scientists revealed today (Feb. 9).
  • (Huffington Post)
  • Set in January 2010 in the days after the earthquake that ravaged Port-au-Prince, the novel begins and ends with Shorty, a 15-year-old gang member entombed in the rubble of a collapsed hospital.
  • (New York Times)
  • Catholic University may hold the distinction of being the first educational institution in Washington to hold an earthquake drill.
  • (Washington Post)
  • The death toll from landslides triggered by an earthquake in the central Philippines has risen to 35 and scores of missing are feared dead as rains and aftershocks hamper rescue efforts, disaster officials said on Friday. A magnitude 6.
  • (msnbc.com)
  • HUNTSVILLE, Alabama -- Dr. Jackie Hester, assistant principal at Buckhorn Middle School, is like many in the Huntsville and North Alabama area who remember the day the earth shook.
  • (Everything Alabama Blog)
  • Weve already felt more than 100 aftershocks from that big Louisa quake six months ago. Experts tell NBC12 our area is sitting on top of the fourth most active earthquake zone on the east coast and say you may want to consider earthquake insurance.
  • (NBC12)
  • Moreover, the reconstruction efforts from last March's earthquake have boosted the country's economy.
  • (FXStreet.com)

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