Category Archives: earthquake

Quake Statistics

“Exactly 4 months later, 15,547 dead, 5,344 missing, more than 500,000 bldgs damaged.” More info to be found here. Via AkikoFujita on Twitter (re-tweeting information from ChicoHarlan). Advertisements

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7.4 Aftershock hits Japan

Please see the story at the BBC here. The recent updates on multiple sources that we follow via Twitter have upgraded it to a 7.4.

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Couch-surfing sets up crisis relief page

If you know of somebody who needs to stay somewhere in Japan due to emergency circumstances, check out this page. There are also listings for evacuees who are headed to other countries.

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US geological survey upgrades the earthquake to magnitude 9.0

4th largest earthquake in history. “A NASA geophysicist calculates that Earth’s axis was jarred about six-and-a-half inches and shortened our day by a fraction of a second.”

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Quake hits Shizuoka, death toll mounting

We just got a report from our friend Isaac that he felt the effects of an earthquake that hit Shizuoka all the way over in Tokyo. Please follow our Twitter feed for more live info. This article wraps up some … Continue reading

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More bodies wash up on Miyagi’s shores.

Sobering news from the Los Angeles Times.

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Google Crisis Center link

The Google Crisis Center has a lot of useful information all up in one place

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