Posts Tagged ‘Coast’

Factbox: Japan earthquake rattles commodity, energy sectors – Reuters

Reuters Factbox: Japan earthquake rattles commodity, energy sectorsReuters(Reuters) – Japan warned of a meltdown on Saturday at a nuclear reactor damaged when a massive earthquake and tsunami struck the northeast coast, but said the risk of radiation contamination was small. Media reports estimate...
March 12th, 2011 | News | Read More

Quake moved Japan coast 8 feet – CNN

Moneycontrol.com Quake moved Japan coast 8 feetCNN(CNN) — The powerful earthquake that unleashed a devastating tsunami Friday appears to have moved the main island of Japan by 8 feet (2.4 meters) and shifted the Earth on its axis. "At this point, we know that one GPS station moved …Big...
March 12th, 2011 | News | Read More

Tsunami Warnings Issued in Pacific From Japan to Peru – Voice of America

Fox News Tsunami Warnings Issued in Pacific From Japan to PeruVoice of AmericaPhoto: AP Widespread tsunami warnings were issued Friday, after an earthquake off the coast of Japan unleashed waves that posed threats throughout the Pacific. One tsunami researcher said that while the tsunami warning...
March 12th, 2011 | News | Read More

Tsunami: What Causes the Deadly Waves? – Fox News

CTV.ca Tsunami: What Causes the Deadly Waves?Fox NewsAP A powerful tsunami spawned by the largest earthquake in Japan's recorded history slammed the eastern coast Friday, sweeping away boats, cars, homes and people as widespread fires burned out of control. Tsunami warnings blanketed the entire...
March 11th, 2011 | News | Read More

Google robo cars drive selves on public streets – Register

CNET (blog) Google robo cars drive selves on public streetsRegisterGoogle has built a fleet of cars that drive themselves, and over the past several months, these robotic vehicles have driven over 140000 miles on public roads, from the Pacific Coast Highway to the famous twists and turns of San Francisco's...
October 10th, 2010 | News | Read More