ASTRO BOB Listen to the Chelyabinsk fireball's infrasound tsunami
You've probably seen and heard at least one video of February's fireball exploding over Cheylabinsk, Russia. The shock wave from entry and subsequent break up of the meteoroid blew out thous... Posted on 5/5/13 at 12:22 PM
Like tens of thousands of people who lost everything in the tsunami that pulverized Japan's northeastern coast two years ago, 83-year-old Hide Sato is living in one-room temporary housing, and longing for a home of her own.
SENDAI, Japan (AP) — About a quarter of the $148 billion budget for reconstruction after Japan's March 2011 tsunami and nuclear disaster has been spent on unrelated projects, including subsidies for a contact lens factory and research whaling.
Elaine Kurtenbach, AP Business Writer
, October 31, 2012
For 70-year-old Toshiko Murakami, memories of the terrifying earthquake and tsunami that destroyed much of her seaside town and swept away her sister brought fresh tears Sunday, exactly a year after the disaster.
When the shaking stopped, Marioli Gatica and her extended family huddled in a circle on the floor of their seaside wooden home in this gritty port town, listening to the radio by a lantern’s light.
They heard firefighters urging Talcahuano’s citizens to stay calm and stay inside. They heard nothing of a tsunami — until it slammed into their house with an unearthly roar about an hour after Saturday’s magnitude 8.8 quake.
By Michael Warren and Roberto Candia, The Associated Press
, March 02, 2010
A tsunami that raced across the Pacific swiped island nations and Asian coasts lightly Sunday, proving to be more spectacle than destructive force for communities that had hours to prepare after Chile’s devastating earthquake.
By Eric Talmadge, The Associated Press
, March 01, 2010
HONOLULU (AP) — The warning was ominous, its predictions dire: Oceanographers issued a bulletin telling Hawaii and other Pacific islands that a killer wave was heading their way with terrifying force and that ``urgent action should be taken to protect lives and property.'
EWA BEACH, Hawaii (AP) — A tsunami triggered by the Chilean earthquake raced across the Pacific Ocean on Saturday, threatening Hawaii as it rushed toward the U.S. West Coast and hundreds of islands from the bottom of the planet to the top.
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