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2011-05-04 16:25:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- About the exhibition: While attending an award ceremony last month in New York for her aunt, Nobel Prize Winner Elizabeth Blackburn, Bellrock Media Inc./Yoshimoto Entertainment USA, Inc.'s Artist-in-Residence Aleve Mei Loh, was inspired to create a fundraising event in Los Angeles comprised of visual artists to benefit Japan Earthquake and Tsunami relief.

2011-04-25 12:10:00

TACOMA, Wash., April 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- When the next major earthquake hits this region, a substantial amount of buildings and schools are likely to sustain major damage and, in many cases, even collapse.

2011-04-20 09:22:00

JAKARTA, Indonesia, April 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Continental Energy Corporation (OTCBB: CPPXF) (the "Company") an emerging international oil and gas company, today updated 2011 plans on the Bengara-II Block, Indonesia, owned by its 18% subsidiary Continental-GeoPetro (Bengara-II) Ltd.

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2011-04-19 10:20:14

The massive subduction zone earthquake in Japan caused a significant level of soil “liquefaction” that has surprised researchers with its widespread severity, a new analysis shows.

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2011-04-18 13:15:36

The USGA reports that an earthquake struck in the South Pacific on Monday.

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2011-04-17 07:21:24

A pair of moderate earthquakes rattled Australia and New Zealand on Saturday.

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2011-04-14 06:10:00

A leading scientist on Wednesday said that Japan’s northeastern coast has suffered many powerful earthquakes and large tsunamis in the past and nuclear power plants should have been built to withstand these natural disasters.

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2011-04-13 14:52:35

Scientists have found a link between intensifying climate events and tectonic plate movements in findings that could provide a valuable insight into why huge tremors take place.

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2011-04-11 07:35:00

Today, exactly one month after northern Japan was shaken by a massive 9 magnitude quake, a strong aftershock rattled the same area around Fukushima.

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2011-04-09 06:10:00

Countless aftershocks that have shaken the already ravaged country of Japan from the initial massive earthquake and subsequent tsunami of March 11 have been blamed on the increasing number of people experiencing motion sickness.


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Pacific Ring of Fire
2013-02-19 13:18:27

The Pacific Ring of Fire, or Ring of Fire for short, is an area where a large number of earthquakes and volcanic eruptions occur in the basin of the Pacific Ocean. In a 25,000 mile horseshoe shape, it’s associated with an almost continuous series of oceanic trenches, volcanic belts, volcanic arcs and/or plate movement. The Ring of Fire contains 452 volcanoes and is home to over 75 percent of the world’s active and dormant volcanoes. It’s sometimes called the circum-Pacific belt or the...

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2010-11-15 18:30:29

The Richter scale assigns a single number to quantify the amount of seismic energy released by an earthquake. The scale uses a base-10 logarithm by calculating the logarithm of the combined horizontal amplitude of the largest displacement from zero on a particular type of seismometer. A earthquake measuring 5.0 on the Richter scale has a shaking amplitude 10 times larger than one that measures 4.0. The moment magnitude, calibrated to give generally similar value for medium-sized...

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  • In the month which preceded the present; in the last month, as distinguished from the current or present month and all others.
  • In the month which preceded the present; in the last month, as distinguished from the current or present month and all others.
The word 'ultimo' comes from the Latin phrase 'ultimo mense', 'in the last month'.
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