Not only did Seattle Seahawks fans set a noise record for an outdoor stadium in Seattle's 34-7 thumping of New Orleans on Monday night, but the raucous fans in the NFL's toughest stadium for visitors also registered a magnitude 1 or 2 earthquake during Michael Bennett's 22-yard fumble return. Show More Summary
Seattle football fans erupted in cheers so raucous early in the Monday night match-up against the New Orleans Saints that their jumping up and down registered as five minor earthquakes, a state university professor told Reuters. TheShow More Summary
The 2011 Tohoku earthquake, which caused the tsunami behind the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear meltdown, disrupted more than man-made structures. The European Space Agency's GOCE satellite, measured a significant change in Earth's gravity after the earthquake before falling out of the sky on November 11th. Read more...
Seahawks fans celebrate at CenturyLink field during a 2013 home game.Photo by Flickr userPhilip Robertson Jumping up and down in one's living room to celebrate a touchdown pass hardly qualifies as seismic activity. Yet Monday night in...Show More Summary
After Seahawks score TD in first quarter against Saints, fans' wild celebration registers as small quake, local media reports
Nearly three years ago, Seahawks fans created a small earthquake while celebrating the legendary postseason touchdown run by Marshawn Lynch. On Monday night, the needle of the seismometer was moving, again. Via the Seattle Times, the 22-yard fumble return for a touchdown by defensive end Michael Bennett spawned Beastquake 2.0, registering in the range of…
The earthquake and subsequent tsunami that struck Japan in March of 2011 has dealt the country numerous hits — personal, social, and economical, as well as a massive hit to their power infrastructure, with public and international pressure causing the decommissioning of almost all their nuclear reactors. Show More Summary
So California is all about earthquakes, right? Oklahoma has tornadoes, Florida has hurricanes, Minnesota has blizzards,and California has the San Andreas fault (and all the other active faults that no one seems to remember the names of). Show More Summary
According to the Pew Research Center for the People & the Press, the recent disaster created by the super typhoon in the Philippines is running a distant fourth in public interest, compared to the Haiti earthquake in 2010, the Indian Ocean tsunami in 2005, and the 2011 tsunami and earthquake in Japan. Show More Summary
It's been three years since a massive earthquake ravaged Haiti, and the island nation is still recovering. One large and pervasive obstacle is a lack of supplies—specifically, medical supplies. So iLab Haiti is exploring how 3D printing can be used to just make them on the spot. Read more...
Apptricity software, used by the army since 2004, tracks movements of supplies and locations of soldiers, and was utilized in relief efforts after the Haiti earthquake in 2010. The company estimated that 9,000 unauthorized users were...Show More Summary
An earthquake of at least 6.3 in magnitude hit eastern Indonesia's Tanimbar islands, but no tsunami alerts were issued.
There have been more than a dozen earthquakes in and around the small Texan city of Azle in the last month, and a scientist says fracking practices could be the cause.
For the second time this year, a deadly earthquake has struck close to Iran's only nuclear reactor—and rattled neighbors across the Persian Gulf. The 5.8 magnitude quake that hit 38 miles north of the Bushehr nuclear power plant, in the same region where a slightly stronger quake killed...
A 5.7 magnitude earthquake on the Gulf coast near Iran’s sole nuclear power plant killed seven people and injured 30 on Thursday, emergency response chief Hassan Qadami told state media. “So far, there are seven dead and 30 injured receiving hospital treatments,” the official IRNA news agency quoted Qadami as saying. The quake’s epicentre was [...]
(TEHRAN, Iran) — An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.6 struck a town Thursday in southern Iran, killing seven people while causing no damage at the country’s only nuclear power plant, state television reported. The U.S. Geological Survey said the temblor struck some 14 kilometers (8.7 miles) northeast of Borazjan. Show More Summary
At least seven are killed and 30 injured after 5.7 magnitude earthquake 60 kilometres from Bushehr.
On March 11th, 2011 the T?hoku earthquake and resulting tsunami wreaked havoc on Japan. It also resulted in the largest nuclear disaster since Chernobyl when the tsunami damaged the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant. RadioactiveShow More Summary
Some people thought it was an earthquake. But it wasn’t. Others believe it was a meteor. Some heard a boom. Others just reported the ground shaking. Others saw what they described as a blue flash in the sky. It was an event felt and/or seen by many Tuesday night. From Ontario to Quebec to upstate [...]