With the recent earthquakes on the east coast, many have become aware of the increasing and dangerous possibility of earthquakes in areas that were never considered to be active. The east coast features a lot of old infrastructure, much more susceptible to earthquake damage than the West Coast. However, one of the most [...]
NBC Washington, 8/24/11, (LINK)
The animals always know first.
Well before any humans ducked beneath desks or sought shelter in doorways on Tuesday, wildlife at the zoo started to react to the oncoming earthquake.
In the small mammal house, the red-ruffed lemurs started barking an alarm call, 15 minutes before the shift along the [...]
The Weather Channel, 6/27/11, (LINK)
Like a steaming kettle with the top on, pressure is building beneath the surface of California that could unleash a monster earthquake at any time. That’s according to a new study from the Scripps Institute of Oceanography.
Geologists say Southern California is long overdue for a huge earthquake that could [...]
Riverfront Times, 6/07/11
A 4.2 magnitude earthquake rattled the St. Louis region around 3:10 a.m. today, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
The temblor originated near Richwoods, Missouri, (approximately 51 miles southwest of St. Louis) and could be felt as far away as Alabama. No injuries or major damage have been reported.
The quake [...]