23 Aug '11, 8pm

Eastern Earthquake Provides Useful Warning: Resilience matters everywhere.

Eastern Earthquake Provides Useful Warning By ANDREW C. REVKIN Map of Damage Reports From the Virginia Quake 5:17 p.m. | Updated It’s great to see the widespread coverage of the eastern earthquake , despite its modest strength (although I’m not sure some of the underwhelming video coverage was worthwhile). The 5.8-magnitude quake , centered in Virginia 84 miles southwest of Washington, D.C., is a reminder of the importance of factoring in shaking in the design of buildings and important installations like nuclear power plants. USGS A 6.8-magnitude earthquake in 1895, centered in Charleston, Mo., caused widespread damage and was felt from Louisiana to western New York While rare, eastern earthquakes can be dangerous, most notably those triggered in the New Madrid seismic zone along the Mississippi River valley. One issue is that the geology of the east is more favorable to ...

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Earthquake rattles Washington, felt in New York

Earthquake rattles Washington, felt in New York

channelnewsasia.com 23 Aug '11, 6pm

WASHINGTON: The strongest earthquake to strike the eastern United States in more than a century rattled downtown Washingto...

Why an earthquake centered in Virginia ended up shaking the whole east coast (good read!)

Why an earthquake centered in Virginia ended up...

mnn.com 24 Aug '11, 1pm

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treehugger.com 23 Aug '11, 7pm

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How to survive an earthquake = safety tips

mnn.com 22 Aug '11, 8pm

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Photo of devastation from the East Coast earthquake: via @grist

Photo of devastation from the East Coast earthq...

grist.org 23 Aug '11, 6pm

natural disasters Photo of devastation from the East Coast earthquake by Jess Zimmerman 23 Aug 2011 2:29 PM (Via here , vi...

米国東海岸を襲った地震の惨状。惨状? / Photo of devastation from ...

grist.org 23 Aug '11, 7pm

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treehugger.com 23 Aug '11, 6pm

Source photo via Flickr/heiwa4126 As we watch with baited breath to see if Japan can dodge a nuclear catastrophe, nuclear-...

Here’s What Twitter Should Do To Make Photo Galleries More Useful

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searchengineland.com 23 Aug '11, 1pm

I like the new user photo galleries that Twitter started rolling out yesterday. They’ll make photo search and discovery mu...

We need to listen to the animals as they feel earthquakes before we do!

We need to listen to the animals as they feel e...

mnn.com 24 Aug '11, 8pm

I don't know how to feel about this. On the one hand, it pretty cool that they can feel it before it happens. Paying atten...

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10 funny celebrity earthquake tweets

mnn.com 24 Aug '11, 12am

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Watch how yesterday's #Earthquake waves ripple across the US (Video)

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treehugger.com 24 Aug '11, 3pm

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treehugger.com 23 Aug '11, 8pm

An earthquake measuring 5.9 on the Richter scale shook much of the continental United States' east coast today. Thankfully...

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channelnewsasia.com 27 Aug '11, 12am

SINGAPORE: The National Environment Agency's Meteorological Services Dvision said heavy thundery showers are expected over...