Articles Tagged ‘Earthquake’

Washington Monument Closed After Earthquake

The 5.8 magnitude earthquake on Tuesday afternoon forced the National Parks Service to close down several historic landmarks in Washington D.C. including the Lincoln and…



Top Five Strongest Earthquakes

Following a 5.8 magnitude earthquake that struck Virginia yesterday, tremors were felt across the entire East Coast from Rhode Island down to Georgia. The shakes…



People crowd Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2011, as they evacuate buildings after an earthquake his the in Washington area. The 5.9 magnitude earthquake centered northwest of Richmond, Va., shook much of Washington, D.C., and was felt as far north as Rhode Island and New York City. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

Long Island Feels Tremors from Virginia Earthquake

Tremors from a 5.8 magnitude earthquake in Virginia were felt for about two minutes as far away as Long Island on Tuesday afternoon. The U.S….



Tayo Kitamura, 40, stands on the rubble of the home of her mother, Kuniko Kitamura, 69, as Japanese fireman discover her mother's body in Onagawa, northeastern Japan Saturday, March 19, 2011. (AP Photo/David Guttenfelder)

Japan Cites Radiation in Milk, Spinach Near Plant

Japan said radiation levels in spinach and milk from farms…



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“SuperMoon” Phenomenon Incites Fears of Natural Disasters

On March 19, the moon will be the closest it…



Shoreham Nuclear Facility

Inside Shoreham: What Could Have Been Long Island’s Nuclear Nightmare

In the wake of the worst earthquake ever to hit…