Tag Archives: earthquakes

7.1 Magnitude Earthquake Jolts Mexico City

The Los Angeles Times reports: A powerful earthquake jolted Mexico City on Tuesday, seriously damaging buildings and sending people fleeing into the streets on the anniversary of a 1985 quake that did major damage to the capital. Local television stations broadcast images of collapsed facades and streets filled with rubble. The extent of damage and injuries was not immediately clear. ...

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BREAKING: Japan Braces For Tsunami After Major Earthquake Strikes Near Fukushima Nuclear Plant

An early report from the Associated Press: An earthquake with preliminary magnitude of 7.3 has struck off the coast of Fukushima prefecture in Japan. A tsunami warning for waves of up to three meters (10 feet) has been issued. The Japan Meteorological Agency says the quake struck around 6 a.m at a depth of 10 kilometers (6 miles). Fukushima prefecture ...

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Record-Tying Earthquake Rattles Midwest

The Associated Press reports: A record-tying earthquake in the edge of Oklahoma’s key energy-producing areas rattled the Midwest from Nebraska to North Texas on Saturday and likely will focus fresh new attention to the practice of disposing oil and gas field wastewater deep underground. The United States Geological Survey said a 5.6 magnitude earthquake happened at 7:02 a.m. Saturday in ...

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AFGHANISTAN: 7.5 Magnitude Quake Kills Dozens

USA Today reports: Scores of people have died after a magnitude 7.5. earthquake struck Afghanistan on Monday, causing deaths in neighboring Pakistan and tremors in northern India. The U.S. Geological Survey said the epicenter of the quake was in the far northern Afghan province of Badakhshan, which borders Tajikistan and China. “Significant casualties are likely and the disaster is potentially ...

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NASA: There’s a 99% Chance Los Angeles Will See A 5.0+ Earthquake Within Next Couple Of Years

From CBS Los Angeles: If scientists at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena are correct, a moderately-sized earthquake is expected within the next two-and-a-half years. JPL experts predict a possible 5.0 magnitude quake in Los Angeles, but say it very well could be stronger. JPL geophysicist Dr. Andrea Donnellan, along with seven other scientists, has been using radar and GPS ...

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4.0 Magnitude Earthquake Rattles San Francisco Area [VIDEO]

Mass transit is snarled in the San Francisco area at this writing after a 4.0 magnitude earthquake centered near Oakland struck during the early morning commute. ABC News reports: The quake had a depth of about 3.3 miles and struck on the Hayward Fault, which also saw a 4.0-magnitude earthquake on July 21 in Fremont. Several small aftershocks were reported ...

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TRAILER: San Andreas

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Major Quake Rattles Bay Area

The 6.0 M near the Bay Area this morning was the largest quake to hit that area since the Loma Prieta earthquake almost 25 years ago.— USGS (@USGS) August 24, 2014 UPDATE: At least 70 people were injured by this morning’s earthquake in California. Damage reports are coming in. http://t.co/Ow5OxhnoCD— NBCWashington (@nbcwashington) August 24, 2014 #California hit by biggest #earthquake ...

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Minor Earthquake Rattles Los Angeles

A minor earthquake woke up much of Los Angeles at 6:30am today.  Twitter is going nuts. UPDATE: LA news anchors dove under their desk.

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Major Quake Strikes Near Fukushima

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Big Quake Rattles Mexico

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Gay People: Haiti’s Scapecoats

This partially animated clip tells how Haitian gays were scapegoated as the cause of the devastating earthquake which occurred two years ago today.

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Fukishima Fallout

Via Think Progress: “Japan’s science ministry says 8 per cent of the country’s surface area has been contaminated by radiation from the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant. It says more than 30,000 square kilometers of the country has been blanketed by radioactive cesium.”

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PERU: 6.9 Earthquake Near Lima

CNN is saying the quake was deep enough and far enough away so that Lima should not have great damage.

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Faster Than Earthquakes

Don’t think I’ve seen a Twitter ad before.

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Robertson Doesn’t Want To Get Weird

“Ladies and gentlemen, I don’t want to get weird on this so please take it for what it’s worth. But it seems to me the Washington Monument is a symbol of America’s power, it has been the symbol of our great nation, we look at that monument and say this is one nation under God. Now there’s a crack in ...

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We SHALL Rebuild

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Gay Marriage Caused The Earthquake

That didn’t take long! New York City’s Rabbi Yehuda Levin, who recently blamed the murder of an eight year-old boy on the passage of same-sex marriage, says that yesterday’s earthquake expressed God’s great disgust with gay activism. “One of the reasons that God brings earthquakes to the world is because of the transgression of homosexuality. The Talmud states, ‘You have ...

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Tweet Of The Day II – Right Wing Watch

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Another Big Earthquake Rocks Japan

Tsunami warnings have been issued. Developing…

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