Friday, March 11, 2011

News of the Day - 8.9 Earthquake!!!

Just a quick note that there was an 8.9 Earthquake that hit Japan today. Here is a video in which they won't let me embed.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vLtqrKea1Zg

Video from CNN

They have been hit by a tsunami as well. This is 5th largest earthquake in history and the largest to hit Japan in over a 100 years.

Pacific Coast Tsunami Alert!!!!

Here are some links to more info.

USGS

Mountain Beltway

Paleoseismicity

Geotripper

Instrumental Intensity Image