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posted a Quick Tip about 2011 East Coast Earthquake. August 26, 2011
posted in That's Beat
2011 East Coast Earthquake
A fairly minor Earthquake, all things considered, which could have been a lot worse. While it wasn't noticeable up where I live, some of my family members in Pennsylvania could feel it. Personally, I'm …
posted a Quick Tip about 2011 East Coast Earthquake. August 24, 2011
2011 East Coast Earthquake
A blessing in disguise, I'd say. Luckily for everyone, no permanent damage as of now. Definitely a sign that Washington is shaky... what an irony! In any case, it's a reminder not to take life for granted …
posted a Quick Tip about 2011 East Coast Earthquake. August 24, 2011
2011 East Coast Earthquake
This is the type we should have. Basically some things fell off the shelves but damage was minimal. Thankfully I have not heard of any fatalities. The nuclear plant was spared. Here in New York I was …
reviewed Haitian Earthquake and Atlantic Tsunami. May 04, 2011
Haitian Earthquake and Atlantic Tsunami
Joseph S. Maresca, Ph.D.-- When the earthquake happens beneath the ocean floor, such that the earth's plates shift vertically, the movement from one plate sliding up and another sliding down causes …
reviewed 2011 Japan Earthquake and Tsunami. May 03, 2011
2011 Japan Earthquake and Tsunami
By Dr. Joseph S. Maresca 8.9 Earthquake in Japan and Asian Tsunami Across the Pacific An 8.9 earthquake (Richter scale) hit Honshu, Japan just hours ago. There was tremendous devastation everywhere.  …
reviewed 2011 Japan Earthquake and Tsunami. March 23, 2011
2011 Japan Earthquake and Tsunami
The recent earthquake and tsunami reminded me of an ancient Azetc word I learned from a Mexican friend a long time ago called OLLIN. When the earth trembles and the big storm invade, the ancient Aztecs …
reviewed 2011 Japan Earthquake and Tsunami. March 20, 2011
2011 Japan Earthquake and Tsunami
Now that the Japanese Yen has skyrocketed to an all time high against the US$, what are the raminifications for the world at large? Japan is after all the 2nd largest economy in the world for the majority …
reviewed 2011 Japan Earthquake and Tsunami. March 20, 2011
posted in Go Japan
2011 Japan Earthquake and Tsunami
Exactly a week after the 9.0 magnitude and tsunami in northern Japan, I found myself landing in Shanghai, a city which is a mere 2 hours flight from Tokyo. Flights, I was told, are full for those trying …
reviewed Japan's Emergency Warning System for .... March 14, 2011
Japan's Emergency Warning System for Earthquakes
Apparently, Japan's emergency warning system detects P-waves that are sent out by tremors, and then alerts people on on their computers´╗┐ before the bigger S-waves arrive. They also do this on every …
reviewed 2011 Japan Earthquake and Tsunami. March 14, 2011
2011 Japan Earthquake and Tsunami
I just saw this video someone took from their apartment.  It gives you an amazing and extremely eerie, point of view example of the quake unfolding.   Gave me chills the first time I watched …
posted a Quick Tip about 2011 Yunnan (China) Earthquake. March 14, 2011
2011 Yunnan (China) Earthquake
This is the earthquake that happened one day before the Japanese 8.9 magnitude somewhere near the border of Burma within the province of Yunnan in China. The death toll is some 25. Both the Chinese and …
reviewed 2011 Japan Earthquake and Tsunami. March 12, 2011
2011 Japan Earthquake and Tsunami
As if an 8.9 magnitude earthquake and a 23 foot tsunami were not enough the people of Japan now have to deal with the potential fallout from a massive explosion that has rocked the Fukushima-Daiichi nuclear …
reviewed 2011 Japan Earthquake and Tsunami. March 11, 2011
2011 Japan Earthquake and Tsunami
8.9 Earthquake in Japan and Asian Tsunami   Across the Pacific  By: Dr. Joseph S. Maresca      An 8.9 earthquake ( Richter scale) hit Honshu, Japan earlier today  …
posted a Quick Tip about 2011 Japan Earthquake and Tsunami. March 11, 2011
2011 Japan Earthquake and Tsunami
Those videos are surreal. I'm still trying to wrap my head around what I've seen. My thoughts go out to all those affected by this tragedy.
posted a Quick Tip about 2011 Japan Earthquake and Tsunami. March 11, 2011
2011 Japan Earthquake and Tsunami
This is truly horrific. My heart breaks for anyone caught up in this.
reviewed 2011 Japan Earthquake and Tsunami. March 11, 2011
2011 Japan Earthquake and Tsunami
I remembered back when I was a child, there was a Japanese tv series titled "The Sinking of Japan" (A movie was later made in 2006, I believe). We love it so much so we were glued to the tv …
posted a Quick Tip about 2011 Japan Earthquake and Tsunami. March 11, 2011
2011 Japan Earthquake and Tsunami
For an earthquake of that magnitude, it hasn't wrecked as much havoc as it could have. The blessing lies in that it hits not the most populated area of Tokyo but Sendai instead. Yes, the tsunami caused …
posted a Quick Tip about 2011 Canterbury Earthquake. February 22, 2011
2011 Canterbury Earthquake
148 death tolls been confirmed so far. Reported to be one of the worst in New Zealand in the last 80 years or so. 5 months ago, another 7.1 magnitude earthquake hit the same area but no casualty then. …
reviewed Aftershock. January 01, 2011
posted in ASIANatomy
Aftershock
Disaster movies have always been tagged and made as something other than what they should be, and sometimes more. A) They are sometimes tagged as a spectacle with little respect for the reality behind …
posted a Quick Tip about 2010 Indonesia (Sumatra) Earthquake. October 27, 2010
2010 Indonesia Earthquake
An earthquake, a tsunami & a volcanic eruption all on the same day in the same country! What's the chance of that happening? Not too high, I'm sure. It indeed happened in Indonesia though. The earthquake …
posted a Quick Tip about 2010 Canterbury Earthquake. September 08, 2010
2010 Canterbury Earthquake
Although it had scared the "wits" out of many residents, it is incredible that most people in Christchurch survived this 7.1 magnitude earthquake and almost 1/5 of the homes are now deemed to be unsafe. …
reviewed Aftershock. August 05, 2010
posted in ASIANatomy
Aftershock
It is interesting how themes in a movie are used repeatedly. It is however astonishing to find two similar themes appearing one after another, within the span of a few hours, in two very different kinds …
posted a Quick Tip about Aftershock. July 30, 2010
Aftershock
An excellent movie which spans 2 earthquakes (1976 Tangshan earthquake which killed more than 1/4 million people & 2008 Sichuan earthquake which killed almost 70,000, injured over 1/4 million & …
posted a Quick Tip about Bay Bridge: Competing Against Time. May 01, 2010
posted in City Lifestyle
Bay Bridge: Competing Against Time
It's taking how long? Those who live in San Francisco better pray that no major earthquake strike the area in next 5 years or so!
A Crack in the Edge of the World: America and the Great California Earthquake of 1906
In a fashion similar to his thematic approach in "Krakatoa", Simon Winchester has chosen a specific natural disaster - the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake - as the centerpiece for a multi-course …
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