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Whirlpool after Tsunami hits Japan 8.9 magnitude earthquake

Posted by on Mar 14, 2011 | Leave a Comment

One of the largest earthquakes in Japan’s recorded history slammed Japan’s north-east coast on Friday, 11 March 2011. The quake was 8.9 magnitude on the Richter scale and it struck about 400 km (250 miles) north-east of Tokyo. A ferocious 30-foot tsunami was created by the earthquake and tsunami ruined the eastern coast of Japan and raced across the Pacific Ocean. Waves from a tsunami crashed into the houses in...  Read More

A Heavy Earthquake hit Japan Today

Posted by on Mar 09, 2011 | Leave a Comment

A Heavy Earthquake hit Japan’s northeastern coast today (March 9, 2011) with 7.2-magnitude that became the cause of swaying buildings in Tokyo. However, Earthquake did not lead to any instant damages or mankind injury. Earthquake hit off Japan at 11.45am on today. People of rural seashore areas had felt the quake but no immediate damages were reported. Quake struck approximately 10 kilometres under the Pacific seafloor. According...  Read More

Earthquakes in Oklahoma 2010

Posted by on Oct 14, 2010 | Leave a Comment

An earthquake occurred in Oklahoma on Wednesday, 13 October 2010 at 09:06:29 AM at epicenter (at 14:06:29 UTC). This earthquake comes with highest density ever recorded in Oklahoma. It occurs in 5 miles ENE of Noble, OK and 8 miles SE of Norman, OK at latitude 35.164 N and longitude 97.316 W. The finest estimation of the earthquakes depth is 13 km (8 miles). The quake taken place in eight miles southeast of Norman, south...  Read More

Alaska Earthquake Information Center reported 4.9 Earthquake in Alaska‎

Posted by on Sep 21, 2010 | Leave a Comment

The Alaska Earthquake Information Center (AEIC) has reported an earthquake that struck on Monday at 3:24pm PDT about 10 miles southwest of Anchorage, Alaska’s largest city and surrounding towns. The earthquake had a magnitude of 4.9, as per the preliminary report from the Alaska Earthquake Information Center. Approximately, the earthquake was situated at a depth of 26 miles and centered 13 miles southwest of Anchorage,...  Read More

Earthquake In Delhi and North India – no casualty

Posted by on Sep 18, 2010 | 1 Comment

Once again Earthquake occurred in several parts of north India with the magnitude of 6.5. Lots of people have felt these tremors in North India Specially in states like Jammu and Kashmir and cities like Delhi and Chandigarh. However, there were no reports of any damage or casualty. An earthquake struck Hindu Kush region Afghanistan, Pakistan and north India around early morning Saturday 18th September 2010. The Indian...  Read More

Strong Earthquake of 7.1 Magnitude In New Zealand

Posted by on Sep 06, 2010 | Leave a Comment

A 7.1 Magnitude earthquake struck early on Saturday 4th September 2010 in Christchurch, the second biggest city of New Zealand. It was a massive tragedy which damaged more than 500 buildings and houses in the city. Only two people were reported seriously injured and no one was killed by strong earthquake. The earthquake had a depth of 10 km, shook the South Island city and a large surrounding area of farms at about 4.35...  Read More

China Oil Spill – Pipe line Explosion shut down beach and resorts

Posted by on Jul 22, 2010 | Leave a Comment

On 16th July, 2010 two oil pipelines near the Xingang Harbor were exploded, igniting a roaring conflagration that shot flames 60 feet into the air and spilling tons of oil into the Yellow Sea. Several beaches and islands have been closed by the Chinese authorities near the major port of Dalian as they try to clean up an oil spill that has affected crude shipments, state media said Wednesday. The ground trembled when...  Read More

Three Gorges Dam is facing the biggest flood test

Posted by on Jul 21, 2010 | Leave a Comment

China’s Three Gorges Dam on the country’s longest river is facing the biggest flood test since the completion of its construction. The Three Gorges dam is constructed over Yangtze, the largest river of China, and is now standing up to its biggest flood test. China’s controversial Three Gorges Dam appears to have passed its biggest test yet, managing to contain the raging flood waters Tuesday as the Yangtze...  Read More

5.4 earthquake in Southern California – july 7 2010

Posted by on Jul 08, 2010 | Leave a Comment

On July 7, 2010 a moderate 5.4 earthquake jerked Southern California at 4:53 p.m. about 30 miles south of Palm Springs, 25 miles southwest of Indio, and 13 miles north-northwest of Borrego Springs. The seismic activity reportedly started at 4:53 p.m. PST near Borrego Springs which is situated 30 miles south of Palm Springs. According to the first report from the Los Angeles Times, local residents said the Wednesday quake...  Read More

5.0 Magnitude earthquake shook Toronto, Ottawa, Michigan and other area

Posted by on Jun 24, 2010 | Leave a Comment

On Wednesday, June 23, 2010 a Canada earthquake shook Toronto and Ottawa at approximately 1:45 p.m. Eastern Time. According to the USGS reports, the quake had a magnitude of 5.0, which was centered on the Ontario-Quebec border, cracked plaster in Cleveland and caused buildings to sway gently in Cincinnati. Tremors of this earthquake were also felt in Ohio, Michigan, Pennsylvania, Indiana, Vermont, New Hampshire, New Jersey...  Read More