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Mega Quake Warning In Rumblings Off Japan's Coast Alarms Scientists

KYUSHU, Japan (CBS) – Scientists say they’ve recorded low frequency shaking on the ocean floor that could be the result of increasing pressure, similar to what was released during the devastating 2011 Japan earthquake and tsunami. 204 more words


6th April 1580. The Wrath of God?

Sound is a pressure wave, which is a disturbance that travels through a medium such as air and water.

Today in 1580 a strong earthquake, referred to in Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, was felt widely in England’s south east, including the Dover Straits, and is said to be one of the largest recorded in England.(1) 614 more words



The intervals between trains are shrinking,
streetlights shaking —
one or two blink out
with every repercussion.

Planes fly lower and lower,
guard dogs whimper, and… 476 more words


No reason

I see a seismograph on my wall,
my textured wall
with the shape of a
thousand made-up continents,
probably built sometime around the 70s.

The light shines brightly against the wall, 101 more words


Magnitude 6.5 Earthquake Strikes Central Indonesia

JAKARTA, Indonesia (CBS SF) — A earthquake registering a preliminary magnitude of 6.5 struck central Indonesia Wednesday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey’s automated seismograph alert network. 179 more words


3.5, 3.0 Magnitude Quakes Strike East Of Gilroy

HOLLISTER (CBS SF) — Two earthquakes registering a preliminary magnitude of 3.5 and 3.0 struck east of Gilroy, near Hollister Friday at 4:32 p.m. and 2:44 p.m. 180 more words


3.5 Magnitude Quake Strikes Near Modoc County

MODOC COUNTY (CBS SF) — A earthquake registering a magnitude of 3.5 struck near the town of Alturas in Modoc County Friday morning, according to the U.S. 242 more words