International News Archive - July 27, 2012

New Evidence For Regular Magnitude 8 Earthquakes On Alpin Fault

The most dangerous fault line on the island of New Zealand is the Alpine Fault.

Word of the Day
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".