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How did Chile survive 8.4 earthquake?

On September 25, 2015 By

The strongest earthquake in the world this year caused a 4.5m tsunami; yet claimed the lives of 13 people – many fewer than normally expected by such […]

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Swiss Lake Tsunami

On April 29, 2014 By

Scientists are studying the likelihood of tsunami’s caused by earthquakes on lakes in the Alps. 

Historical reports from 1600’s indicate that there was a tsunami […]

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It was a bad year for extreme weather related natural disasters.

The USA saw more weather related disasters costing more than $1 billion than ever before.  Drougnhts floods, […]

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Landslide at sea likely cause of surging wave along south coast and hair-raising static electricity

No damage was caused  but the wave/surge reached 90cm in places.  Full […]

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A new report from Bloomberg New Energy Finance suggests that Japan could harness huge amounts of energy from geothermal resources.

A draw back is that 82% of these […]

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Vietnam tested its first early warning system for tsunami’s today.  Using a combination of mobile phone messages and sirens it is hoped to be able to give […]

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When more details become available further details will be posted.  In the meantime check out the twitter feed for reports from news agencies around the world.

Update: […]

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Strange – who knows?

On March 17, 2011 By

Not wishing to put this forward as facts! This is worth thinking about!

What happened last Friday, deep beneath the surface of the Pacific, was invisible to us; […]

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