Posts Tagged ‘Tsunami’

Facebook plots Japan quake map – The Press Association

ABC News Facebook plots Japan quake mapThe Press AssociationFacebook has plotted how status updates about the Japanese earthquake and tsunami spread across the world in the hours following the disaster, creating the first map of its kind. While status updates on the site are more commonly a tool...
March 14th, 2011 | News | Read More

Amid nuclear fears, Japan digs out after quake – CBS News

Telegraph.co.uk Amid nuclear fears, Japan digs out after quakeCBS NewsThe earthquake in Japan is the 5th largest in recorded history. It was followed by a 23 ft. high tsunami. The official death count is 574 dead, a number expected to rise considerably – 586 are still missing. There have been...
March 12th, 2011 | News | Read More

World sends disaster relief teams to Japan – Reuters

Globe and Mail World sends disaster relief teams to JapanReutersMaster Chief David Unnone, of the US 7th Fleet command ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19), briefs sailors about taking on humanitarian assistance supplies in Singapore as part of preparatory efforts if directed to support earthquake and tsunami...
March 12th, 2011 | News | Read More

World sends disaster relief teams to Japan – Reuters

Telegraph.co.uk World sends disaster relief teams to JapanReutersGENEVA, March 12 (Reuters) – The international community started to send disaster relief teams on Saturday to help Japan after it suffered a massive earthquake and tsunami, with the United Nations sending a group to help …UK...
March 12th, 2011 | News | Read More

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 plunges Japan into fear, hardship – Los Angeles Times

CTV.ca Quake plunges Japan into fear, hardshipLos Angeles TimesFires, cratered highways and power outages leave people stunned nationwide. The death toll is expected to pass 1000, and worries mount as two nuclear power plants cope with damage. Residents survey damage to Minamisoma, in the Fukushima...
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

Japan battles to contain nuclear crisis after huge quake | – Reuters

Globe and Mail Japan battles to contain nuclear crisis after huge quake |ReutersPeople, in a floating container, are rescued from a building following an earthquake and tsunami in Miyagi Prefecture, northeastern Japan March 12, 2011. By Chris Meyers and Kim Kyung-hoon FUKUSHIMA, Japan (Reuters) –...
March 12th, 2011 | News | Read More

Japan quake damage still coming into focus – Los Angeles Times

CTV.ca Japan quake damage still coming into focusLos Angeles TimesMore than 200 people have been confirmed dead, but officials fear death toll could top 1000. Concerns over a possible meltdown at a nuclear power plant complex in northeastern Japan also remain. By Rong-Gong Lin II, Los Angeles Times...
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