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Chilean M8.2 Earthquake May Be Forewarning Of A Larger Event
2014-04-02 07:51:51

Chile is beginning to dig out from a massive 8.2 magnitude earthquake that struck the region at 8:46 p.m. local time Tuesday evening about 52 miles northwest of the mining town of Iquique, according to the USGS.

Tsunami Debris Study Conducted By Researchers
2014-03-25 05:06:48

While experts have long known that the debris caused by a tsunami can often cause as much damage as the actual wave itself, engineers have for the first time managed to design and conduct a series of large-scale simulations in order to determine the actual impact of these destroyed objects.

2014-03-03 12:25:28

MORELAND HILLS, Ohio, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Kimin: Japan's Forgotten People is the dark, depressing story of Japan's 300,000 tsunami refugees. (Photo:

What Happened To The Tsunami Debris From Japan?
2014-02-21 13:02:07

The amount of debris in the ocean is growing exponentially, becoming more and more hazardous and harmful to marine life and therefore also to our ocean food source.

2014-02-19 08:27:04

Nelson speaks to parents, youth workers and more about bracing for the coming wave MAITLAND, Fla., Feb.

2014-02-18 08:56:55

The dramatic images of natural disasters in recent years, including hurricanes Katrina and Sandy and the Tohoku, Japan, earthquake and tsunami, show that nature, not the people preparing for hazards, often wins the high-stakes game of chance.

Scientists Accurately Forecasted Size And Location Of 2012 Costa Rica Earthquake
2013-12-23 07:19:58

Scientists using GPS to study changes in the Earth's shape accurately forecasted the size and location of the magnitude 7.6 Nicoya earthquake that occurred in 2012 in Costa Rica.

Historically, Volcanic Island Landslides Do Not Cause Massive Tsunamis
2013-12-12 07:01:59

Researchers at the National Oceanography Center say that the risk posed by tsunami waves generated by Canary Island landslides may need re-evaluation. Their findings suggest that these landslides result in smaller tsunami waves than previously thought by some authors, because of the processes involved.

GPS Natural Disaster Warning System NASA
2013-12-11 09:35:42

NASA has enhanced existing GPS technologies to develop new systems for California and elsewhere to provide warning of hazards such as earthquakes, tsunamis and extreme weather events.

2013-12-06 04:20:03

Tokyo, Dec 6, 2013 - (ACN Newswire) - Waseda University announces the formation of an international base for research on compound disasters due to tsunamis, earthquakes, storm surges and volcanic eruptions.


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