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2011-03-22 00:00:29

PhysioGenix, a diabetes and cardiovascular Preclinical Contract Research Organization, donates money to the American Red Cross to aid in the Japan earthquake and Pacific tsunami relief effort. Milwaukee, WI (PRWEB) March 21, 2011 PhysioGenix has donated to the American Red Cross to help provide relief for the recent earthquake and tsunami victims.

2011-03-22 00:00:28

Aaron Equipment Company Reminding Business Owners of the Importance of Being Prepared Chicago, IL (PRWEB) March 21, 2011 In the wake of a natural disaster that is being hailed as the worst crisis for Japan since World War II, millions of Japanese citizens are learning just how much havoc an unexpected event can wreak.

2011-03-21 19:44:52

In the wake of the devastating loss of life in Japan, the urgent question is where the next big earthquake will hit.

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2011-03-21 14:41:08

Geologists say the earthquake that rocked Japan on March 11 has altered the earth's surface and loaded more stress on a fault line much closer to Tokyo.

2011-03-19 04:53:36

The oldest segment of Japan’s population will likely be the hardest hit as a result of the recent earthquake and subsequent tsunami, based on data from previous catastrophic events.

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2011-03-18 06:15:00

After Japan's massive earthquake last Friday, Google employees immediately went to work, much as they had after the recent earthquakes in Haiti, Chile and New Zealand.

2011-03-17 16:57:00

BELLEVUE, Wash., March 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- We cannot believe the overwhelming amount of donations that have come through.

2011-03-17 00:07:46

The earthquake disaster on 11 March 2011 was an event of the century not only for Japan.

2011-03-16 13:00:00

SINGAPORE and KYOTO, Japan, March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Japan's devastating 11 March earthquake and tsunami have hit its struggling economy and ineffective government at what was an already uncertain time for the country.

2011-03-16 10:18:00

SEATTLE, March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- LifeGuard Structures LLC of Seattle, WA is introducing a product line of furniture designed to protect human life in an earthquake, especially in a multi-storey building collapse.


Latest Earthquake Reference Libraries

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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