This week’s earthquakes include quake swarms in Oklahoma, an M6.2 tremor in Chile, and a M7.1 seismic event in Honshu Japan.
A 9.0 magnitude earthquake March 11, 2011 was followed forty-five short minutes later by a tsunami with waves reaching 127 feet at their highest. Add to this a nuclear catastrophe promising to continue its painful journey for decades to come, and the victims wonder how to survive. Japan’s nuclear disaster, Fukushima Dai-ichi, is still on-going as […]
The Prime Minister of Japan, Naoto Kan, has made an urgent request for Hamaoka nuclear power station to be shut down temporarily, and the owners have agreed. The Fukushima plant that was hit by the tsunami on March 11 had a tsunami defense wall, which turned out to be inadequate. The Hamaoka plant has no […]