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Pulau Weh, Sumutra

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

'Tsunami' flood inundates Central Texas

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

State News

What was missing in Japan after the earthquake and tsunami?

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


Seismologist Separates Fact From Fantasy In Quake Disaster Movie 'San Andreas'

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


Strongest earthquake ever on this date

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

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