Tag: earthquake

Japanese coastal towns evacuated as earthquake hits Pacific

http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/feb/17/japanese-towns-evacuated-earthquake-tsunami-warning Evacuations were ordered for towns closest to the coast in Iwate prefecture in Japan early on Tuesday morning after a strong earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.9 was recorded off the country’s coast. The Japan Meteorological Agency issued a tsunami warning and Japanese broadcaster NHK warned residents […]

Very strong and shallow M6.9 earthquake hit Northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge

http://thewatchers.adorraeli.com/2015/02/13/very-strong-and-shallow-m6-9-earthquake-hit-northern-mid-atlantic-ridge/?A very strong and shallow M6.9 (USGS) earthquake was registered at Charlie-Gibbs Fracture Zone, Northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge on February 13, 2015 at 18:59 UTC. USGS is reporting depth of 10 km (6.21 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.8 at a depth of 15 km (9.32 miles). Epicenter was located 1 […]

Alarming Information: Ocean floor of Vancouver Island will open up like a zipper when megathrust quake strikes

http://www.vancouversun.com/technology/Ocean+floor+Vancouver+Island+will+open+like+zipper+when+overdue+earthquake+strikes/10741482/story.html# The low tide, bright sunshine and constant roar of endlessly approaching waves display the full power of the wide-open Vancouver Island shoreline at the remote beach handed down to Stella Peters and her family as a wedding dowry. For generations, Peters and her relatives have been the […]