Warm Southern Breeze

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Posts Tagged ‘earthquake’

Ready or not, here I come!

Posted by Warm Southern Breeze on Thursday, August 31, 2017

On this day, August 31, in 1886, America recorded its first major earthquake, in Charleston, South Carolina. The magnitude 7.6 quake that began at 9:50PM was felt in New York City, Boston, Chicago, St. Louis, and Cuba, while buildings in Alabama and Ohio were damaged.  Estimates that between 41-100 people were killed, with economic loss estimates of about $6 million in era value, today’s value over $120 million. Through the next 30 years, over 400 aftershocks were felt, which further intensified existing damage. Its cause was a mystery for many years, until scientists discovered Read the rest of this entry »

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Blogging from Japan – updated 3/13/11

Posted by Warm Southern Breeze on Friday, March 11, 2011

As many are now discovering, Japan has been rocked with an 8.9 magnitude earthquake – the largest the nation has ever experienced – and subsequent tsunami. Underwater shock waves reportedly traveled at 500mph – the speed of a jet airliner – and have reached Hawaii, and will have reached the Pacific West Coast by press time. The initial waves are always the smallest, so mandatory evacuations in Hawaii have occurred already, and evacuation warnings along Oregon and Washington have been issued, and may authorities may extend warnings into the California coastline.

A high school friend of mine is an airline pilot, and is now in Tokyo, Japan as I write. He had earlier written on Mon 12:30 PM on his FaceBook page that Read the rest of this entry »

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“More permanent temporary…”

Posted by Warm Southern Breeze on Tuesday, January 26, 2010

“Tonight, aid organizations are finalizing plans to move people into …Continue…

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