My week on Pulau Weh, a little island off the northern tip of Sumutra, extremely close to point zero of the 2004 tsunami, consisted of doing not very much. 804 more words
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Texas Gov. Greg Abbott isn’t usually prone to mutter hyperbole.
So, when he says the floods over much of the state are the worst in anyone’s memory, then he is taking aim at the extreme hardship thousands of Texans are enduring from this crazy weather. 209 more words
There was an article in US News and World Report regarding the orderly behavior of the Japanese citizens and the absence of looting after the earthquake, tsunami and nuclear nightmare. 56 more words
LOS ANGELES (CBS/AP) — The San Andreas Fault awakens, unleashing back-to-back jolts that leave a trail of misery from Los Angeles to San Francisco. Skyscrapers crumble. 891 more words
SOLOMON ISLANDS (CBS SF) — The U.S. Geological Survey says a 6.8 magnitude earthquake has struck the Solomon Islands, a day after a 6.0 quake and two days after a 6.9 quake hit the same region. 126 more words
On May 22, 1960, a Mw 9.5 earthquake, the largest earthquake ever instrumentally recorded, occurred in southern Chile. It caused produced damage to that country and set off a tsunami that affected a large portion of the Pacific ocean, including causing damage in Hawaii. 27 more words