Category Archives: Disaster Survival

Update Re: “Your Socks Don’t Match;” Also the Hurricanes

I remembered on Saturday that  among the many high school and college general ed. courses I took were Biology and Psychology, I remember that Genetics and Chromosomes were part of both classes. Among the genetic differences between men and women…men … Continue reading

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Massive Damage From Earthquake Swarm In Central Italy

The USGS is reporting a number of earthquakes in the mountains of central Italy, one at 6.2 on the Richter Scale and numerous aftershocks including one at 5.5. Italian media is reporting at least 38 people killed and many trapped … Continue reading

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5.2 Magnitude Earthquake in Southern California

The USGS reported this morning that a 5.2 magnitude Earthquake struck on the San Jacinto fault just after 1 AM Pacific Daylight Time. Several after shocks struck within a half hour after the shocks. Dr. Lucy Jones, retired from the … Continue reading

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A Second 7.0 Earthquake Reported in Kumamoto, Japan Friday Night

                 Japan suffered a second earthquake Friday night after previous day’s earthquake which was the biggest to strike Japan since the 1011 Tsunami.  It struck near the capital city of Kumamoto Perfecture on the … Continue reading

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Extremely Close Shave with an Asteroid in March

                                    Asteroid TX68 might pass within 11,000 miles from Earth sometime in March, according to NASA.  It is a 100 foot in diameter … Continue reading

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99 per cent chance of a 5.0 earthquake soon in the L.A. area according to JPL. USGS disagrees on the specifics.

Earlier today, Wednesday, this prediction by Jet Propulsion Laboratory was reported by L.A. area television station KCBS.  Dr. Andrea Donnellan, a geophysicist at JPL predicted a 99 per cent chance of a 5.0 magnitude earthquake with an epicenter in La … Continue reading

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Massive 8.3 Earthquake off the coast of Santiago, Chile

  The quake struck 7:54 PM Local Time yesterday.  CNN was reporting that five people were killed and 1 million people were evacuated from the effected areas.  An 8.3 earthquake has historically been associated with  massive death tolls.  Any deaths … Continue reading

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Wildfires in the Northwest

                          The satellite image  above shows the extent of damage so far from the forest fires in Oregon and Washington.  If you, recall a prior post showing the … Continue reading

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Another Earthquake in the S.F. Bay Area this morning

                            Another Earthquake struck on the Alameda County side of the San Francisco Bay this morning.  This one measured 4.0 on the Richter Scale.  It occurred at … Continue reading

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Further thoughts on the Northwest Megaquake-Tsunami Risk.

There was more fallout from the New Yorker Magazine story “…everything west of the I-5 is toast” controversy.  I was going to post a video from RAW which showed TV news coverage on the Northwest Megaquake-Tsunami Risk, but the video … Continue reading

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