A 6.8-magnitude earthquake has struck the coast of Alaska, the US Geological Survey said Friday.
LONDON (Reuters) - An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.9 struck off the southwest coast of Alaska on Friday, the United States Geological Survey reported. The USGS said the quake's epicenter was 110 km (69 miles) south-southeast of Ugashik and 33 km deep. (reporting by John Stonestreet; editing by Mark Heinrich)
What could bring a broken family back together? The mother of all earthquakes, a tsunami and a bit of luck. No, really. And, though more than a little cheesy, it works gloriously! Irwin Allen would be proud (before Roland Emmerich, there was Irwin Allen – the original Master of Disaster: Voyage to the Bottom of … Continue reading San Andreas: Cheesily Spectacular Summer Fun! ?
So May 28 was the day a huge earthquake was predicted to hit California – well, according to a video recently uploaded to YouTube. The video in question was uploaded by Ditrianum and is entitled “Global Coastal Event on May 28, 2015?. Show More Summary
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After watching the oddly titled San Andreas, I can only surmise that this movie should have been renamed “The Rock Versus Earthquakes”. More »
The big movie hitting theaters this weekend is “San Andreas,” depicting the destruction of California from a massive earthquake.
A film that show what would happen if the biggest earthquake ever hit California There is a new disaster movie coming out this Friday to a theater near you, and it is not as cheesy as it looks. The special effects are amazing, andShow More Summary
image via twitter/@DrLucyJones Doctor Lucy Jones is astonishingly well-credentialed. Per her professional profile, she graduated magna cum laude from Brown University with a degree in Chinese Language and Literature, before earning her Ph.D. Show More Summary
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While residents of other locales can experience the new earthquake drama "San Andreas" with equanimity, we who live in the Golden State are not so fortunate. Oh, no.
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The sound design of "San Andreas" fulfills the promise of the 1974 film "Earthquake" and the Sensurround technology.
Everyone wants to get in on the superhero movie genre, and Carla Gugino is no different. The San Andreas actress did the press rounds for her earthquake disaster movie and was asked which superhero she'd like to play. Although she didn't...Show More Summary
An expert in earthquakes breaks down what San Andreas gets so wrong, and what they get right. My first experience of a red carpet at to the premiere of San Andrea pic.twitter.com/eHcL4NdPvL — Dr. Lucy Jones (@DrLucyJones) May 27, 2015 Dr. Show More Summary
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