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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

April

Parallels

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

Life

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

Writing

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

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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

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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

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Double Quakes: 2.8 Magnitude Shakes North Bay East Of Santa Rosa While 3.0 Shakes The Geysers

SANTA ROSA (CBS SF) — A small 2.8 magnitude quake shook the North Bay communities of Santa Rosa and Napa at around 5 p.m. Tuesday, according to the U.S. 79 more words

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