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Feb 13, 2014

Corvette Museum Sinkhole: Skydome Sinkhole Swallowed Eight Rare Cars

Corvette Museum Sinkhole
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Corvette Museum Sinkhole Credit: Corvettemuseum.org About 40 feet wide and 25 to 30 feet deep sinkhole swallowed eight rare cars at the National Corvette Musuem in Bowling Green, Kentucky on Wednesday morning. Reports said that six of the vintage and rare cars were owned by the museum and two were on loan from General Motors. […]


Dec 18, 2013

4. 2 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Pangasinan

4. 2 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Pangasinan
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At around 10:46pm, local time, an earthquake was felt in Pangasinan and nearby locations including Baguio City, Nueva Ecija, and some areas in Metro Manila in the Philippines. Facebook and Twitter have been filled with post about the earthquake. Binalonan, Pangasinan Credit: Wikipedia / Mike Gonzales A quick Twitter update from Philippine Institute of Volcanology […]


Dec 8, 2013

Oklahoma Earthquake: 4.5 Magnitude Earthquake Hit Oklahoma, Quake Activity Spikes

Oklahoma Earthquake: 4.5 Magnitude Earthquake Hit Oklahoma, Quake Activity Spikes
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Oklahoma Earthquake Shake Map Credit: Earthquake.usgs.gov Central Oklahoma reportedly shook by an earthquake at 12:10 pm CST Saturday, December 7, just weeks after the two-year anniversary of the strongest earthquake ever recorded in the Sooner state. The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) recorded a 4.5 magnitude earthquake which was centered near Arcadia about 7 miles east […]


Oct 15, 2013

Philippines Earthquake: 7.2 Magnitude Quake Hits Visayas Island

Philippines earthquake
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Visayas Philippines Earthquake 2013 Credit: Robert Michael Poole [email protected]/Twitter A 7.2 magnitude earthquake shook the Visayas islands in the Philippines around 8:12 a.m. on Tuesday, October 15, 2013. The epicenter of the quake was located in Balilihan town of Bohol. According to the US Geological Survey (USGS), the latest Philippines earthquake has a depth of […]


Jul 3, 2013

Sumatra Earthquake: Over 200 Injured After A 6.1 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Indonesia

Sumatra Earthquake: Over 200 Injured After A 6.1 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Indonesia
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Sumatra Earthquake Epicenter Map Credit: U.S. Geological Survey A 6.1 magnitude earthquake shook Indonesia‘s Aceh province on Tuesday, July 2, 2013 as reported by several international news sites on that same day. According to the U.S. Geological Survey in a report, the strong earthquake struck at a depth of just 6 miles and its epicenter […]


Apr 21, 2013

China earthquake: Chinese reporter in wedding dress covers earthquake aftermath (Video)

China earthquake: Chinese reporter in wedding dress covers earthquake aftermath (Video)
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A Chinese reporter reported live on TV about the aftermath of the devastating earthquake this Saturday, April 20, 2013, while wearing her wedding gown and veil, as shown in the video below. This is because it was also her wedding day. But due to the call of duty, she left her wedding and went back […]


Apr 16, 2013

Iran Earthquake 2013: 7.8 Magnitude Quake Strucks Iran

Iran earthquake 2013
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Iran earthquake 2013 map Credit: BBC A 7.8 magnitude earthquake left at least 40 people dead and over 800 wounded in Iran on Tuesday, April 16, 2013. It was the second major quake to hit Iran in less than a week. According to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), the major quake struck the southeastern part […]


Feb 6, 2013

8.0 Pacific quake triggers Tsunami warning to Solomon Islands, nearby areas

8.0 Pacific quake triggers Tsunami warning to Solomon Islands, nearby areas
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An 8.0-magntiude earthquake hits Santa Cruz Islands, a group of islands in the Pacific Ocean and part of the Solomon Islands, on Wednesday, February 6, 2013 at 12:12:27 p.m (local time). This triggered the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center in Hawaii to immediately issue a tsunami warning to the affected areas. 8.0 Pacific quake map (Solomon […]


Dec 7, 2012

Japan earthquake 2012: 7.3 magnitude earthquake hits Japan, tsunami warning issued

Map Japan earthquake 7.3
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A 7.3 magnitude earthquake hits eastern coast of Japan, near Sendai, Honshu, this Friday, December 7, 2012, and the Japan Meteorological Agency immediately issued a tsunami warning. There were no immediate reports of casualties and damage to properties, as of this writing. As noted by the United States Geological Survey (USGS) on its official website, […]


Nov 24, 2012

Jersey Shore Roller Coaster Could Be A Great Tourist Attraction, Mayor Says

Jersey Shore Roller Coaster
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Jersey Shore Roller Coaster Image Credit: Steve Nesius / Reuters Photographers Blog The Jersey Shore Roller Coaster that was toppled by Hurricane Sandy and is now submerged in water could be a “great tourist attraction,” Seaside Heights Mayor Bill Akers told NBC 4 New York as quoted in the reports of several international news sites […]